Archive for April, 2017

Long road leads to trail opening

Deb Reardon, chairman of the Chadds Ford Open Space Committee, cuts the ribbon to open the township side of the Harvey Run Trail.

Grateful Dead fans might say “what a long, strange trip it’s been.” Fans of The Beatles might lapse into “The Long and Winding Road.” But people who are into walking trails are likely to say, "It's about time." Saturday marked the official opening of the Harvey Run Trail in Chadds Ford Township. It was a project done in conjunction with the Brandywine Conservancy and ...

 
 

Photo of the Week: After the Storm

A bleak, dreary and rainy Saturday gives way to a bright and sunny Sunday with a clear blue sky and dogwoods in bloom at the Brandywine Battlefield Park in Chadds Ford.

 

Last evening

"Last Evening" photo submitted by John DeSimone

 

Roadwork for April 29 through May 5

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 April 29 through May 5. Motorists are urged to allow extra time if they are traveling through one of the construction zones. • Detours remain in effect on Route 926 because of work on the bridge over the ...

 

The Human Resource: Obstacles to accountability

Did you know that in many organizations the lack of accountability is something that grows and festers because of pleasantries and cordial interactions with members of your workforce? Another contributing factor is the allocation of tasks, responsibilities, and expectations on an employee that is well beyond their capabilities. Over time, the employee is not provided ...

 

A taste of wine and art at Galer Estate

Galer Estate Vineyard & Winery in Kennett Square PA, is saying "Cheers" to The Chester County Studio Tour with pop-up art shows occurring on most every open day during Spring and Summer.  These exciting shows will feature a different local artist's work every weekend. Galer Estate Winery is open Thursday through Sunday during the Spring and Summer months, and ...

 

Around Town April 27

• The rain on Saturday, April 22 forced the postponement of two area events. The Pennsbury Township Yard Sale and the bonfire at Ramsey Farm in support of preserving Beaver Valley have both been moved to Saturday, April 29. The yard sale begins at 9 a.m. in Pennsbury’s park behind the municipal building. The bonfire is scheduled for 5-9 p.m. at Ramsey’s Farm, 500 ...

 

Adopt-a-Pet April 27

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, May 1. Not ready to adopt? Then or 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. MIKE ...

 

Traffic counts almost done in Chadds Ford

Chadds Ford Township engineer Mike Schneider gave the public a quick update on the traffic counts along several intersections in the township. Schneider said the work is almost complete and the township should have all the data by May 5. The counts are in reaction to the approved commercial development at Route 202 and Ridge Road in Concord Township at its border ...

 

Letter: Reason for a school time change

Dear Parents and UCFSD Community, Four years ago, students from Unionville High School approached our Board and administration lobbying for a later start time. They cited the National Institutes of Health, the Centers for Disease Control, National Sleep Foundation, American Medical Association, and the American Academy of Pediatrics, all of whom acknowledge that ...

 

Peter B. Pagano Sr. of Broomall

Peter B. Pagano Sr., 83, of Broomall, died peacefully on April 22, surrounded by his loving family. Former owner of The Original House of Pagano's Restaurant, he is preceded in death his parents, Charles and Mary Barbieri Pagano. He is survived by his loving and caring wife of 62 years, Amelia "Millie" Pagano (nee Ferro), four devoted children, Charles (Donna ...