Archive for April 5th, 2016

Borough to take aim at overweight trucks

An intergovernmental police cooperation agreement generated the evening’s liveliest discourse during a Kennett Square Borough Council meeting on Monday, April 4, with a diverse, lengthy agenda. The agreement, which ultimately passed 5-2, outlines an arrangement intended to permit police in both the borough and Kennett Township to provide law enforcement services in ...

 
 

Organ donor reminder during Donate Life Month

April is National Donate Life Month, an observance that has also been decreed at the state level by Pennsylvania’s governor. As a result, residents are being reminded to register to be an organ donor. “Potential donors can take action today to give a person awaiting a transplant hope by adding the organ donor designation to their license or identification card, ...

 

New director named for CF Historical Society

The Chadds Ford Historical Society Society now has a new executive director. CFHS President Kendal Reynolds has announced that Michael Connolly, formerly of the New Castle Historical Society, will be assuming the position of on May 2. During the past few months, the society has conducted an extensive search to find a new director with the mix of education, ...

 

Patricia Ann Stockton of West Grove

Patricia Ann Stockton, 56, of West Grove, died Saturday, April 2. She was the wife of Joseph William Stockton with whom she shared 29 years of marriage. Born in Chester, she was the daughter of Marian Lee and the late James Long. She was a woman of faith, an avid reader and a crafty woman who loved to crochet. She had an innate gift with children who instantly ...

 

Roadwork dominates Birmingham meeting

The April 4 meeting of the Birmingham Township Board of Supervisors was pretty much all about roads. Supervisor Scott Boorse recapped last week’s meeting with PennDOT regarding the Route 926 Bridge project, and Police Chief Tom Nelling said there would be a township-imposed detour on Country Club Road that would coincide with PennDOT’s detour during the bridge ...

 

Brandywine in Black: food, fun, frivolity

The beauty of the Brandywine bedazzled the crowd on multiple levels at the Brandywine in Black (BIB) event on Saturday, April 2. Held at the Brandywine River Museum of Art, the gala filled all three levels of the museum core in the early evening hours. Then, the floor-to-ceiling windows reflected the party lights as the festivities continued. Inspired by the popular ...

 

Photo of the Week: Open Storage

Old farm equipment and household supplies collect some dirt and dust in an open shed.