Archive for December 22nd, 2017

Roadwork for Dec. 23 through Dec. 29

PennDOT has announced the following road projects, which are weather-dependent and could affect residents in the greater Chadds Ford area during the week of Dec. 23 through Dec. 29. Motorists are urged to allow extra time if they are traveling through one of the construction zones. • Station Road, between Concord Road and Conchester Highway, in Concord Township, is ...

 
 

Lorenzo Zavala Bedolla of West Grove

Lorenzo Zavala Bedolla, 58, of West Grove, died Thursday, Dec. 21, at the Pocopson Home, West Chester. He was the husband of Josefina Nino Villagomez, with whom he shared 38 years of marriage. Born in Las Penas, Moroleon, GTO, Mexico, he was the son of Lorenzo Zavala Lara of Mexico and the late Eliazar Bedolla. Lorenzo owned the El Ranchero Mexican Restaurant in ...

 

Sara Ann Arrell of Lincoln University

Sara Ann Arrell, 79, of Lincoln University, died Tuesday, Dec. 19, at her residence. She was the wife of John A. Arrell, with whom she shares 57 years of marriage. Born in Abington, she was the daughter of the late David Montgomery and the late Kathryn McCabe Montgomery. Sara had worked in the office for 15 years at Agway, Inc. She attended the Christian Life Center ...

 

Robert F. Shappell of West Grove

Robert F. Shappell, 66, of West Grove, lost his courageous battle with cancer, Sunday, Dec. 17, at Heartland Hospice House. He was the beloved husband of Kathleen Buffington Shappell, with whom he shared 45 years of marriage. Born in Drexel Hill, he was a son of the late Robert Shappell and the late Margaret (Cone) Messina. Bob graduated from Upper Darby High School ...

 

Chadds Ford buying Painters Folly

Chadds Ford Township supervisors are looking to spend some of the money in the open space fund and have entered into an agreement of sale with George and Helen Sipala to buy Painters Folly on Route 1 for $625,000. Exactly how the township would use Painters Folly — adjacent to the Brandywine Battlefield Park— is undetermined. Supervisors’ Chairman Frank Murphy said ...

 

Chester County establishes “Venture Chesco” fund

The Chester County Retirement Board voted at this week’s Retirement Board Meeting to enter into a partnership with Ben Franklin Technology Partners of Southeastern Pennsylvania to invest $4 million in emerging and growing companies located in, or willing to locate to Chester County. The partnership, Venture Chesco, will see $2 million in county funds matched by $2 ...