Art Watch: Six-way creativity

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Lisa Sabol fused glass art at Galer Estate Winery on Friday

Tonight, Tuesday August 9th, at 7 p.m.  in West Chester, visit Church Street Gallery for a fascinating discussion with 6 artists from their current Summer Group Show at 12 South Church Street, that goes through the end of August. Artists Robert Bohne, Terry DeAngelo, Sandra Severson, John Suplee, Jessica Turgoose, and Maxine Manges will all be joining in the lively discussion about art and their…

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Committee recommends delayed high school start time

Directors of the Unionville-Chadds Ford School Board plan to vote on the creation of a new permanent Wellness Committee next week. The board agreed to put it to a vote during its Aug. 8 work session after being briefed on the recommendations of the temporary committee. That temporary committee comprised 33 members, including Superintendent of Schools John Sanville, three current board members, several teachers, administrators…

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Pop-up gala joins fight to save orchard

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Brandywine in White, an elegant pop-up dinner event on Saturday, Aug. 27, will raise funds to help preserve Barnard's, a beloved orchard in Newlin Township.

As the area’s open space continues to shrink and conservancies fight an uphill battle, a Pennsbury Township resident is offering an assist. Vince Moro said he has been distressed by recent headlines showing that development is continuing to swallow up open space in the area. For example, Toll Brothers not only plans to put 91 homes on the 86-acre Tigue tract off Route 52 in…

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Public hearing scheduled on pipeline project

The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection will hold a public hearing on Sunoco Logistics’ Mariner East II pipeline project on Wednesday, Aug. 10, from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. at the Sykes Student Union building at West Chester University. “Many of my constituents and residents throughout Chester County have real and valid concerns about this project and its impact on their homes, property values, health, safety,…

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Residential road closures

Cossart Road in Pennsbury Township will be closed to through traffic this week, from Tuesday, Aug. 9 through Thursday, Aug. 11 between 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., for replacement of storm pipe. for replacement of storm pipe. Residents will still be able to get in and out, according to Township manager Kathy Howley. Also closed is Bullock Road in Chadds Ford Township. A section of that…

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