Op/Ed: Rock makes false assertions

As President of the Unionville-Chadds Ford School District School Board, I am compelled to respond to the inaccurate and unfair characterizations made by School Board member Dr. Michael Rock, who resigned this week. Upon resigning Dr. Rock shared with the Board a letter outlining his concerns. I am troubled by and disappointed in Dr. Rock’s statements, as he is still refusing to share critical information…

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Route 202 backup

Traffic is backed up on northbound Route 202 on Jan. 12 as work crews replace a traffic light that was damaged Saturday when a sand truck snagged overhead power lines. PennDOT was uncertain how long the work would take.

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Blogging Along the Brandywine: Hygge, it’s January

Hygge! No, it’s not a typo or some Klingon greeting, but: -It’s something that will come in very handy in the next two or three months; -You can do it with your friends, with your significant other or even by yourself; -The English language doesn’t even have a translation for it; -And while Brexit was the trending word in 2016, hygge was the runner up…

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Around Town Jan. 12

• The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation announced that all driver license and photo centers, including its full-service center in Harrisburg, will be closed Saturday, January 14, through Monday, January 16, in observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day. Customers may still obtain a variety of driver and vehicle products and services online through PennDOT’s Driver and Vehicle Services website, www.dmv.pa.gov. • It’s chocolate time again.…

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Adopt-a-Pet Jan. 12

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, Jan. 16. 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. CUPCAKES Cupcakes is my name and sweetness is…

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