Archive for April 22nd, 2016

Democrats challenge Republican’s residency

The race for the state House seat in the 158th Legislative District — specifically for the Republican Party nomination — continues to be controversial. The state House Democratic Campaign Committee has challenged the legitimacy of a Republican’s eligibility for state representative based on the candidate’s residency. The committee issued a release on April 21 that ...

 
 

UHS ranked 8th in state

U.S. News & World Report has ranked Unionville High School number 8 in the state and number 530 in the country. According to school Principal Jimmy Conley, that’s not just an acknowledgement of how well UHS does. He said it shows how good all the district schools are and how much effort the community puts into education. “It’s an honor to be ranked eighth in the ...

 

Roadwork for week of April 23

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 April 23 through April 30. Motorists are urged to allow extra time if they are traveling through one of the construction zones. Creek Road is scheduled to close between Brintons Bridge Road and Route 1 in ...

 

Preschoolers unleash power of ladybugs

A plethora of ladybugs – 3,000, to be exact – were released amid squeals and giggles at Chadds Ford’s Chesterbrook Academy Preschool on Friday, April 22. “Every year we join Chesterbrook Academy schools from coast to coast in this celebration of Earth Day,” stated Laura Hughes, acting principal. “All the Chesterbrook Academy schools release the ladybugs at 10 a.m. ...

 

Study examines culinary cravings of crayfish

While macroinvertebrates are a tasty food source for crayfish, a new study revealed a surprising finding: When crayfish were placed in experimental enclosures in the stream, macroinvertebrate density was higher, not lower. Stroud Water Research Center’s lead fluvial geomorphologist Melinda Daniels, and Lindsey Albertson, a postdoctoral researcher and ecology ...

 

Celebration on tap for Victory at Magnolia

It’s been a heady year for the Victory Brewing Company, which just celebrated its first anniversary in Kennett Square – as well as its 20th year of operation. Victory at Magnolia, the 250-seat, upscale brewpub in Kennett Square debuted to enthusiastic crowds last April. Located in Magnolia Place, a residential development at the corner of West Cypress Street and ...