Archive for October 12th, 2017

Wyeth adds pop of pink to Halloween display

Some of the pumpkins that decorate the Wyeth property are pink this year, a reminder of National Breast Cancer Awareness Month.

As darkness fell and rain showers intensified, the young woman wearing a hoodie and wielding a can of spray paint worried momentarily about being placed in handcuffs. She understood that she would have some explaining to do if police saw her traipsing around the Wyeth property on Wednesday evening, Oct. 11. But it probably wouldn’t have taken Victoria Browning Wyeth ...

 
 

Darlington parties way back to school

A crowd close to one hundred gathered at Darlington Arts Center for their Annual Back to School Arts Party on Saturday, October 7. “The event is designed to build community through the arts and was an outstanding success,” said Darlington’s Executive Director Eric Carter Thompson. Attendees had opportunities to collaborate on a large mural and also create individual ...

 

Loop road vote in sight

A Planning Commission vote on whether or not to recommend final approval for the proposed Hillman Drive extension, the loop road, is expected in November. That was the word from commission Chairman Craig Huffman during the commission's Oct. 11 meeting. If commissioners recommend approval, Chadds Ford Township Board of Supervisors could vote on the plan in December. ...

 

Around Town Oct. 12

• Heyburn Road, between Route 1 and Ridge Road, remains closed to through traffic as work continues to install a new culvert. The culvert failed, and the roadway collapsed this summer. Work is expected to take another three to four weeks, weather permitting. (See photo above.) • Families are invited for early access to the Brandywine River Museum of Art on Saturday, ...

 

Adopt-a-Pet Oct. 12

The following animals are ready to be adopted from the Brandywine Valley SPCA in West Chester. Snow Snow was shuffled more than she’d like in her two short years. She needs a soft landing to show her what love is all about.  Snow and all her kitty pals 7 months and up have no fee to adopt through Sunday, Oct. 15, in our Feel-ine the Love promotion. Adams Adams was ...