Archive for October 11th, 2017

For anti-cancer fundraiser, grape expectations

On the heels of Chester County Day, Chester County Hospital has a second fall ritual on tap this weekend: the 26th Annual Wine Festival. The hospital is hoping that area oenophiles will gather at the Dilworthtown Inn in Birmingham Township on Sunday, Oct. 15, to help put a cork in cancer. Attendees will be able to stroll the grounds of the historic restaurant and ...

 
 

High marks for ‘highwatermarks’ at BRM

When you think of the Brandywine River, you might imagine canoeists making their way downstream, or children frolicking in the water on a hot day or the beautiful vistas that surround it. You don’t immediately think of mushroom houses, or other industry, or of drinking water for the city of Wilmington. Yet the creator of Brandywine River Museum’s first video ...

 

Chester County walks one billion steps

Chester County residents of all ages contributed to the WalkWorks ChesCo! challenge, hitting target number of a billion steps in six months. In April of this year, during National Public Health Week, Chester County launched WalkWorks ChesCo!, the challenge to walk one billion steps. County residents embraced the challenge and recorded more than a billion steps in ...

 

Police Log Oct. 11: Crashes, thefts, DUIs

Pennsylvania State Police • Police said Summer T. Bush, 33, of Upland, was cited following a one-vehicle accident on Concord Road near Valentine Road on Oct. 8. The report said she was driving north on Concord Road but failed to safely negotiate a right-hand curve on a downslope. The car slid across the road and hit a guardrail. The car then spun 180 degrees and hit ...