Archive for February 9th, 2017

Verna Louise England of West Grove

Verna Louise England, 84, of West Grove, died peacefully on Wednesday, Feb. 8, surrounded by her loving family after a brief illness. Verna was the wife of the late Alan F. England, who died in 1987, and with whom she shared 33 years of marriage. They always enjoyed ballroom dancing together. She was born June 1, 1932 in Lancaster County, and raised in Kaolin. She ...

 
 

New government and new paths for Concord

The Chadds Ford Business Association hosted their February lunch meeting at Arugula Ristorante in Chadds Ford on Thursday March 2, 2017. CFBA  members and non-member guests gathered for a lively presentation from Dominic Pileggi, president of the Concord Township Council,  which highlighted Concord Township Updates. Pileggi began by noting that Concord Township is ...

 

Academic Achievement

• Kayla Rebecca Jurchak, of Chadds Ford, a junior majoring in psychology, was named a Presidential Scholar for the fall 2016 semester at Clarkson University. Presidential Scholars must achieve a minimum 3.80 grade-point average and carry at least 14 credit hours. • Katja Hansen, Edward Leonard and Alexandria Philomena Faia, each from Chadds Ford, earned dean's list ...

 

Schools, county government closed.

Todays winter storm has led to the closing of the Unionville-Chadds Ford School District schools and offices, and the Delaware County government offices.

 

Around Town Feb. 9

• Fifth-grade students at Chadds Ford Elementary School sand planks cut from an old mulberry tree. The planks will become a bench that will be left at the school as part of the Fifth-grade Leave Behind Project. Parent-advisor Paul Koch oversaw the sanding operation. (See top photo.) • The Chadds Ford Gallery opens a new exhibit “Passages” on Friday, Feb. 10. Works ...

 

Adopt-a-Pet Feb. 9

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, Feb. 13. 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. LEGACY Fact: One ...