Roadwork for week of Oct. 10

PennDOT and Kennett Township have announced the following road projects, which are weather-dependent and could affect residents in the greater Chadds Ford area during the week of Oct. 10 through Oct. 17. Both recommend that motorists allow extra time if they are traveling through one of the construction zones. Utility installation will cause lane restrictions on East Baltimore Pike between Ways Lane and Cope Road…

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Resilience lauded – from white canes to grains

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Howard and Janet Robinson, recipients of Chester County's Distinguished Service to Agriculture Award, are shown on their farm in Oxford.

After being voted “most flirtatious” in high school, a Chester County resident went on to became a regional agricultural ambassador, and a woman whose father represented her first encounter with a blind person now works as an advocate for the visually impaired. They were among the speakers on Thursday, Oct. 8, at the Chester County Commissioners’ meeting, a session that included a primer on challenges…

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Board delays decision on Grace property

Chadds Ford Township supervisors delayed a decision on whether to approve a reverse subdivision for several parcels between Route 202 and Oakland Road. The vote was planned for the Oct. 8 meeting, but developer Joe Grace granted an extension until the board’s workshop on Oct. 28. As previously reported, Grace and family, doing business as Harrier LLC, wants to redraw the lot lines on the…

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School, businesses team up for special needs

It’s been a three-way win for students, Garnet Valley High School and some local businesses, including GiggyBites in Olde Ridge Village. The conduit is the Garnet Valley Community-based Work Experience Program for special needs students, according to Jen Kontis, the transition support and work experience coordinator. Kontis said the program, which involves students ranging in age from 14 to 21, is tailored for individual students…

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Chamber to host Annual Fall Luncheon

The Southern Chester County Chamber of Commerce will hold its Annual Fall Luncheon on Thursday, Oct. 22, beginning at 11 a.m. at Hartefeld National Golf Club in Avondale. The keynote speaker will be Alix James, president and CEO of Nielsen-Kellerman, who will present “Lean, Agile & Strong: How to Build a Lasting Company in a Challenging Environment,” according to SCCCC press release.  James has worked…

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