Archive for October 19th, 2017

Adapting for The Carve

Members of the Santoleri Family put some final touches on their entry, Dragon on Castle.

When the unexpected happens, the rule is to adapt, adjust and overcome. And that’s exactly what the administration of the Chadds Ford Historical Society did to prepare for this year’s Great Pumpkin Carve. Two weeks before the annual event, a pipe that carries water from the spring house to the creek broke and flooded a major portion the area used for the pumpkin ...

 
 

Sheriff promotes ‘kids to kids’ kindness

A club designed to foster kindness, compassion, and service to others lived up to its name at Pocopson Elementary School on Thursday, Oct. 12. Students in grades three through five, members of the school’s fledgling Kids with Heart Club, enthusiastically greeted representatives of the Chester County Sheriff’s Office. They were eager to show off their “Good-for-You ...

 

Pocopson board ponders sign color

Pocopson Township Supervisors voted 2-1 Monday to support a variance for a sign on the new Ducklings Early Learning Center building. Supervisors Ricki Stumpo, the board chairman, and Alice Balsama voted for the motion. Supervisors’ Vice Chairman Elaine DiMonte opposed the motion. The township’s Zoning Hearing Board will hold a hearing on the sign variance at 7 p.m. ...

 

Around Town Oct. 20

• In partnership with PECO, the Brandywine River Museum of Art will host a local drop-off station for the Cradles to Crayons’ “BIG Give” event on Saturday, Oct. 21 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. The BIG Give is a community-powered effort hosted by Cradles to Crayons to collect vitally needed warm winter essentials for over 13,000 low-income and homeless children in the ...

 

Adopt-a-Pet: Oct. 19

The following animals are ready to be adopted from the Brandywine Valley SPCA in West Chester. Digger Digger is a sweet, laid back cat who's a little shy but responds well to a gentle touch. This 7-year old loves to be petted and would be good company for someone looking for that special lap cat companion. His adoption fee is “pay what you want” through Sunday, Oct. ...