Archive for May 29th, 2019

Storm warning in effect

The National Weather Service has issued a severe thunderstorm warning for Chester and Delaware counties until 7:15 p.m. At 6:21 p.m., severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from Maryland north, moving east at 60 mph. Minor damage to vehicles is possible. Wind damage to roofs, siding, trees, and power lines is possible. Locations impacted include ...

 
 

Free concerts in the Anson B. Nixon Park

In its 13th season, the Summer Concert Series returns to Anson B. Nixon Park in June.  All concerts are FREE and run 8 consecutive Wednesdays June 19th thru August 7th. Concerts are rain or shine events, and are only canceled in the event of severe weather.  Doors open at 6 p.m. Shows start promptly at 7 p.m. and run until 9 p.m. with a brief intermission.  Dinner is ...

 

Reaping benefits of smart growth

Municipalities utilizing mixed-use zoning and smart growth strategies can grow revenues while respecting preservation goals. Chester County 2020 and Citizen Planners are holding a public breakfast to discuss the important issue. The event will take place from 7 a.m. until 8:45 a.m. at the Chester County Public Safety Training Campus Academic Building, 137 Modena ...

 

Academic Achievement May 29

• Lauren A. McDonnell, an elementary education pre-major, from Chadds Ford, was named to Dean's List at Coastal Carolina University. To qualify for the list, a student needs a grade point average between 3.5 and 3.99 for the spring semester. • Gregory Gardner, of Chadds Ford, was named to the Dean's List at Lehigh University for the Spring 2019 semester. To make the ...

 

Summer camps at Uptown!

As WCStudio for the Performing Arts at Uptown! Spring Shows close, plans are already underway for two exciting summer shows that are part of their summer camp program. Taught by seasoned industry professionals, these and more camp experiences provide fun learning opportunities for young entertainers at every level, at the front of the crowd and backstage. Details ...

 

Police Log May 29: Harassment, theft

Pennsylvania State Police • On May 3, sometime between 2 and 4 a.m., someone stole a truck with a trailer containing three commercial lawnmowers from a business at 2 La France Way in Concord Township. • Someone stole $390 from a cash box at Lice Lifters on Route 1 in Chadds Ford Township sometime between May 6 and May 11. • Police said Joseph Iavarone, 44, of Aston, ...

 

KCSD looking for new superintendent

The Board of School Directors for the Kennett Consolidated School District is in the process of selecting a superintendent of schools and is seeking input from the community by means of a series of focus groups conducted by the Chester County Intermediate Unit Focus group participants will share their experience and insight into the type of leader that the district ...