Archive for May 3rd, 2018

Letter: Voting for Spahr

I base my decision on who I’m going to vote for by getting answers to three simple things: 1) Does the candidate’s actions match his/her words?  2) Is the candidate qualified to make decisions that will benefit his/her constituents? 3) Is the candidate looking out for not only present-day constituents but for our children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren?  I ...

 
 

Wonderland decision still pending

For those wondering when Chadds Ford Township supervisors will decide on whether to approve the proposed Wonderland Farms development, the clock is ticking. Supervisors have until May 16 to make that decision unless the applicant grants an extension. The proposed planned residential development has been discussed in the township since 2016 and supervisors granted ...

 

CFBA tours Painters Folly

Members of the Chadds Ford Business Association got a brief tour of Painters Folly as part of their May 3 breakfast meeting. The meeting was held at the municipal building, but with no supervisors in attendance. Township Manager Matt DiFilippo gave a brief update on township matters and told the group that the township is looking to set up a steering committee to ...

 

Adele A. Barakat, 95, Businesswoman, Philanthropist

Adele Barakat, 95, of Kennett Square, died peacefully at her home on April 29. Mrs. Barakat was the beloved matriarch of seven children, 14 grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. Family was everything to her. Born Adele Anna Hykel in Ardmore, to Lebanese immigrant parents on Feb. 15, 1923, she was the third of four children. Her family started and still own ...

 

Around Town May 3

• On Friday, May 11, Kate and Anthony Young will celebrate the first anniversary of their stewardship of Hank’s Place, the iconic Chadds Ford landmark restaurant. Everyone is welcome to enjoy complimentary cake and coffee during regular business hours, 6 a.m.-7 p.m. Hank’s Place, at Route 1 and Creek Road, was established in 1950, and is where art, hand crafted food ...

 

Adopt-a-Pet May 3

The following animals are ready to be adopted from the Brandywine Valley SPCA in West Chester. Buddy Buddy's heart-shaped nose says it all. He's large, lovable, and a great snuggler. This lovebug lost his home of 14 years and hopes someone will give him a soft lap landing for his golden years. Buddy wouldn't mind living with another lowkey animal like him; he just ...