Archive for September 25th, 2015

Knife found in UHS student’s truck

A Unionville High School student may or may not be charged with a crime after a hunting knife was found in his pickup truck that was parked on school property. According to Unionville-Chadds Ford School District Superintendent John Sanville, filing charges would be at the discretion of the state police. On Sept. 25, dogs searching for drugs, alcohol, tobacco and ...

 
 

Roadwork for week of Sept. 26

PennDOT has announced the following road projects, which are weather-dependent and could affect residents in the greater Chadds Ford area during the week of Sept. 26 through Oct. 3. The department recommends that motorists allow extra time if they are traveling through one of the construction zones. Paving and base repair will continue on Webb Road in Chadds Ford ...

 

Thomas “Tommy” P. Vahey of Cochranville

Thomas “Tommy” P. Vahey, 71, of Cochranville, died Thursday, Sept. 24, at his home.  He was the husband of Roberta Work Vahey, with whom he shared 24 years of marriage. Born in Philadelphia, he was a son of the late Michael and the late Sabina (Shevlane) Vahey. Tommy was a 1962 graduate of Bonner High School and earned a Bachelor’s degree in accounting from ...

 

Pomp, pageant a prelude to ‘Harvest the Fun’

Unionville Community Fair Queen and Princess Pageant participants – Clarisse Cofrancesco (from left), Shannon White, Lexus McKinney, and Lauren Chamberlain – pose after receiving their crowns and sashes.

Updated at 6:30 p.m. with information from KACS Endearing memories – from delectable apple pies to cow pie Bingo – and the promise of new ones set the tone on Thursday, Sept. 24, for the official opening of the 2015 Unionville Community Fair. Held at Unionville Elementary School, the Unionville Community Fair Queen and Princess Pageant annually marks the start of a ...

 

PSSA scores down? Yes, but…

If they haven’t gotten the letter yet, parents of students in the Unionville-Chadds Ford School District soon will. The letter is from Superintendent John Sanville explaining why their children’s PSSA test scores are lower than anticipated. The letter accompanies the scores from the 2014-2015 school year and says, “The [Pennsylvania State System of Assessment] was ...

 

New plans proposed for Oakland Road

Mansfield Construction is preparing to present new residential plans for two sites on Oakland Road, but submit the plans as a single project. According to Jackie Grace-Hochman, the plans should be ready for the Chadds Ford Township Planning Commission by its November meeting, if not October. Mansfield, a Grace family business entity, previously submitted separate ...