Roadwork for week of Sept. 24

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 Sept. 24 through Oct. 1. Motorists are urged to allow extra time if they are traveling through one of the construction zones. Route 82 in Kennett Township between Knoxlyn Farm and Marshalls Bridge will close on Wednesday, Sept. 28, weather permitting,…

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Monarch migration is cause for celebration

The Delaware Nature Society is inviting visitors of all ages can celebrate one of nature’s great wonders: the great Monarch butterfly migration. The Monarch Migration Celebration, a free, public event, will be held on Saturday, Sept 24, from noon to 4 p.m. at the DuPont Environmental Education Center, 1400 Delmarva Lane in Wilmington, according to a Nature Society press release. The event is part of…

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Delco man sentenced for child pornography

A 30-year-old Delaware County man received a state prison sentence of 14 to 40 years for child pornography possession and criminal use of a communications facility. Delaware County Court of Common Pleas Judge James F. Nilon, Jr. imposed the sentence on Patrick E. Alpaugh of Upper Chichester on Friday, Sept. 23, said a press release from the Delaware County District Attorney’s Office. Delaware County Det.…

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Chadds Ford’s Sheppard named Fair Queen

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The Queen and her court, from left are, Caroline Kinsley, alternate queen, Eva Sheppard, queen, Madison Cialini, princess and Olivia Mitchell, alternate princess.

Eva Sheppard was named Fair Queen for the 92nd annual Unionville Fair, but the news came as a bit of a shock for the 17-year-old from Chadds Ford Township. “I had no idea that a girl with pink hair could pull this off,” she said after the pageant Thursday night. “I did this just because I thought it would be a fun experience, but I…

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The Human Resource: Bereavement leave

Often employers forget that employees are people too. It sounds funny, I know, but when you are an asset and resource of a business you are needed to perform a role that adds value to the organization in the delivery of products or services The reality that you are also a mother, father, son, daughter, sibling, loved one, or cherished friend can be lost in…

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