Archive for September 30th, 2016

Roadwork for week of Oct. 1

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 Oct. 1 through Oct. 8. Motorists are urged to allow extra time if they are traveling through one of the construction zones. Utility installation will require weeklong lane closures on Raintree Road in Pennsbury ...

 
 

Police seeking help to locate teen runaway

Update: Police located the girl late Friday, Sept. 30; she was safe and has been reunited with her family. The New Garden Township Police Department is seeking the public’s assistance to locate a teenage runaway. Police said they responded on Friday, Sept. 30, at 12:52 a.m. to a residence in the 500 block of Church Road in New Garden Township. The parents of the ...

 

Forecasters say rain not ready to go away

Those eager to see the sun will probably have to wait until Tuesday, says the National Weather Service. In the meantime, forecasters urge area motorists to exercise caution: Because several inches of rain have fallen during the past 36 hours, low-lying areas are susceptible to flooding, particularly because more precipitation is expected. Scattered showers are ...

 

Fear not: ‘Tavern Talks’ to celebrate spirits

Fears, superstitions, lore and haunted tales from the Colonial era are about to take center stage. Anyone interesting in tapping into the spirits of the season will want to attend the Chadds Ford Historical Society’s "Tavern Talks" on Thursday, Oct. 13. It will be held at the society’s Barns-Brinton House tavern – a 300-year-old potentially haunted tavern. A ...

 

Children’s arts to come alive at museum

Two opportunities offered by the Brandywine River Museum of Art are nearing a close, but available to visitors this weekend. On Sunday, Oct. 2, the penultimate PNC Arts Alive First Sundays for Families will take place; the initiative, which offers free admission to visitors all day, ends next month on Sunday, Nov. 6. First Sundays for Families features special ...

 

Kenneth E. Barber, formerly of Kennett Square

Kenneth E. Barber, 80, of New Holland, formerly of Kennett Square, died peacefully on Sept. 27, at his home with his wife Janice by his side and surrounded by his loving family. Born in West Chester, he was the son of the late Ruth and Roland Barber. He assumed ownership of Barber’s Florist of Kennett Square when his father retired. Ken continued to grow the ...

 

PennDOT: Smoother travel down the road

PennDOT has announced the beginning of construction on a $3.4 million project to repair and resurface over 13 miles of state highway in Chester County, including portions of Routes 202 and 926. Crews will begin work in October to resurface Route 401 between French Bridge and Iron Stone Lane in West Nantmeal Township. The resurfacing of Route 401 is expected to take ...