Archive for May, 2017

Around Town May 25

• Concord Township Council will hear a presentation by Bentley Homes during its June 6 meeting. Mitch Kotler of Bentley will present a concept plan for townhouse and carriage homes proposed for Route 1 and Thornton Road. The public meeting begins at 7 p.m. The presentation will be given under “Other Business.” • For the 10th year, Unionville High School students, ...

 
 

Crebilly talk turns to traffic

Traffic was the talk of Westtown Township last night, and some of that talk led to laughter. Traffic engineer Nicole Kline, of McMahon Traffic Engineers & Planners, is representing Toll Bros. in its application to turn Crebilly Farm — at the intersection of Routes 202 and 926 — into a residential development. Toll wants to build a minimum of 317 homes on the ...

 

Counselors overdose at halfway house

Two counselors at an addiction facility died from opioid overdoses last Sunday, according to a press release issued today by Chester County District Attorney Tom Hogan. Emergency responders were called to Freedom Ridge Recovery Lodge in West Brandywine shortly after 2 p.m. Sunday, May 21 after residents found the two counselors unresponsive in their respective rooms. ...

 

Adopt-a-Pet May 25

The following animals are ready to be adopted from the Brandywine Valley SPCA in West Chester. Whitaker Looking to adopt the dog the shelter folks would if they had room at home? Meet Whitaker. The BVSPCA transferred Whitaker from the city animal control shelter three months ago, nearly bald from demodex (a non-contagious skin issue that he’s recovering from ...

 

Police Log May 24: DUI; indecent exposure, thefts

• State police said Pedro Grangler, 43, of Philadelphia, was arrested for DUI after a traffic stop in Concord Township on May 14. According to a report, Grangler had been stopped for “numerous traffic violations” on Route 322 at Garnet Mine Road when they determined him to be DUI. • Clifford Lee Hatfield Jr., 23, of Chester, was arrested for DUI and possession of ...

 

Art Watch: Weekend with wine and art

After last weekend's whirlwind art adventure on The Chester County Studio Tour, this week offers some calmer, interesting, compelling discussions about creating and selling art here in Chester County. After looking at so much art all weekend, now is a great week to reflect on it all. Share in captivating art discussions Wednesday and Thursday, and enjoy a delicious ...

 

Murphy: ‘I’m not signing it’

Chadds Ford Township Supervisors' Chairman Frank Murphy continues to hold fast to a position he took months ago. He won't sign off on highway improvements proposed by the Pettinaro Co. as part of a commercial development in Concord Township. "I'm not signing it," Murphy told residents who attended an informational meeting Monday night. At issue is a commercial ...

 

Thomas Hunt Brattan Jr. of West Grove

Thomas Hunt Brattan Jr. of West Grove, died after a long period of declining health on Thursday, May 18, a day after his 88th birthday. Tom was the son of Eugenia Furlong Brattan and Thomas Hunt Brattan. He was the husband of Janet Marcelite McClure for 67 years, father of Thomas Hunt Brattan, III, Brooke Frances DeSales Mann and Todd Rice William Brattan. He was ...

 

Sucker puncher arrested

•••Update: Baker no longer lives in Coatesville, according to the district attorney's office.*** The person who sucker punched a man with cerebral palsy in West Chester has been arrested. The Chester County District Attorney’s Office and the West Chester Police Department announced the arrest of Barry Baker for assault. The defendant saw a man with cerebral palsy ...

 

May Fair tradition continues

The annual May Fair at Chadds Ford Elementary School continued last week. It was the 69th such fair at the school that began May 21, 1949. “Without question,” school Principal Shawn Dutkiewicz told the crowd, “the reason it continues to be a part of our CFE culture is all of you. The Chadds Ford Elementary School family spans many generations and many of you return ...

 

Managing chronic medical conditions

If you have a cold or the flu, you go to the doctor to receive treatment. Once you’re over the sickness, you may not see the doctor again until your next physical or injury. This is called “acute care.” But if you have a chronic illness, you need to be continually vigilant about your condition to keep it stable, controlled, and manageable. For this reason, chronic ...