Archive for July 28th, 2016

Rt. 202 widening project nears end of road

With Mother Nature’s cooperation, the second, newly-widened segment of Route 202 will debut next week. PennDOT said it plans to open 2.5 miles of Route 202 to six lanes between the Routes 401 and 30 interchanges in East Whiteland Township by Friday, Aug. 5, substantially completing construction on the $63.3 million second phase of the improvement project, which began ...

 
 

Chadds Ford special events ordinance delayed

Chadds Ford Township supervisors Wednesday tabled a possible special events ordinance until “we get it right,” according to Supervisors’ Chairman Frank Murphy. Ordinance 144 calls for a person or organization to apply for a permit to hold special events in the township and would establish requirements for planning events, exemptions and permit fees. Murphy said ...

 

Danielle Haegele Steckel of Landenberg

Danielle Haegele Steckel, 53, of Landenberg, died Monday, July 25, at Season’s Hospice in Newark. She was the wife of Eric W. Steckel, with whom she shared 30 years of marriage. Born in Philadelphia, she was the daughter of Ruth Teel Haegele of West Chester, and the late Warren Haegele. She was a homemaker and loved taking care of others. She enjoyed cookouts, going ...

 

Adopt-a-Pet July 28

Come meet all the wonderful animals available now for adoption at the Brandywine Valley SPCA. All featured pets are “Name Your Price” adoption fee until Monday, Aug. 1. Not ready to adopt? Then sponsor a pet and provide a safe place for our companions to rest until they find their forever homes. Help us give them a second chance at a fresh start.  ARNOLD Hey there, ...

 

Around Town July 28

• It’s an evening at the Kuerner Farm on Aug. 2 for artists. Get access to Kuerner Farm, a National Historic Landmark, where Andrew Wyeth found intriguing subjects for hundreds of tempera paintings, watercolors and drawings for more than 70 years. Artists working in all media are invited to explore the property where they can sketch, paint or photograph and may gain ...