Mosquito spraying set for Birmingham

The Chester County Health Department will conduct a mosquito control treatment spray in portions of Birmingham and Thornbury townships. The treatment is scheduled for Thursday, Aug. 10 from 7:45 to 11 p.m. The rain date for this event is Tuesday, Aug. 15. The Chester County Health Department conducts mosquito control treatment in areas with high levels of mosquito activity and where multiple mosquito samples have tested positive for…

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Art Watch: Gallery moves and shakes

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Queen Bee and Honeycomb by Amy Karash

August can to be a slow month for art goers, however there’s plenty to see and do as the Chester County region transitions into its steady fall schedule. There have been plenty of positive shake ups including the move of Karen D’Allairds’ Willowdale Art Academy to Union Street in Kennett Square, as well as Mala Galleria taking over the large corner real estate at Broad…

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Birmingham considers new zoning

Birmingham Township supervisors are considering the possible creation of a new zoning district, the ASA — the Agriculture Security Area. Township resident William Rappolt formally introduced the idea to the supervisors during their Aug. 7 meeting. He told them that it was Chester County who broached the subject with him. According to Rappolt, property owners in an ASA would be compensated by the state and…

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ChesCo Dems get new headquarters

After years of renting, Chester County Democrats are finally homeowners. And the timing could not be more ideal, a press release said, as Chester County is home to one of the most active and rapidly growing Democratic organizations in Pennsylvania. Philanthropist and 37 S. High Street owner Vivian Lasko turned over the keys to the historical building, built in 1893, at settlement on July 27.…

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Hazel T. Potter of West Grove

Hazel T. Potter, 90, of West Grove, died Friday, August 4, at Twin Pines Health Care Center. She was the wife of Clarence G. Potter, who predeceased her on July 14, 2002. They shared 56 years of marriage. Born in West Jefferson, N.C., she was the daughter of the late Joseph and Lula Snyder. She had six sisters: Bonnie, Eula, Betty, Earsel, Pauline and Etta…

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Phase two Strode’s Barn preservation complete

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The Strode’s Mill Barn following July 2017 select demolition. Photo courtesy of Timlyn Vaughan Photography

East Bradford Township, with support from the Friends of Strode’s Mill, has recently completed the second phase of a multi-year effort to preserve and restore the historic Strode’s Barn, a contributing resource to the Strode’s Mill National Register Listed Historic District, located at the intersection of Lenape and Birmingham Roads, along the Brandywine Valley Scenic Byway, in East Bradford Township, Chester County. The structure was…

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