Polo for TLC conservation

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TLC Polo for the Preserves

Spend a memorable afternoon on Sunday, September 8th watching horses and players in the beautiful setting of the Brandywine Polo Club and support the great work of The Land Conservancy for Southern Chester County (TLC). “If you’ve never been to a polo match, Brandywine Polo Club is the place to watch one,” says TLC Director of Development Jennifer Kriesel.  “They play right up next to…

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Roadwork for Aug. 31-Sept. 6

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 Aug. 31-Sept. 6. Motorists are urged to allow extra time if they are traveling through one of the construction zones. Work schedules are subject to change. • From Tuesday, Sept. 3, through Saturday, Sept. 7,from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. and from…

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PSP wants help to ID suspect

Pennsylvania State Police from Troop K, Media barracks, are looking for help in an attempt to identify a suspect in burglary. The suspect, shown in the video, allegedly burglarized a home in Middletown Township sometime between 2:25 and 3:30 p.m. on July 19. Police said they canvassed the area for surveillance videos and believe the person shown is the suspect. He’s shown wearing a Hannum’s…

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Around Town Aug 29

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Bike the Brandywine returns Sept. 28.

• Celebrate Labor Day Weekend at the Chaddsford Winery’s three-day Jazz Festival. This weekend of wine, food and music kicks off on Saturday, Aug. 31 with back-to-back sets from local jazz musicians so you can kick back, relax, and enjoy summer's last hoorah. Choose from a variety of seasonal, Pennsylvania-made wines and wine cocktails, or select an ice-cold craft beer. Food trucks will be onsite…

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Guest Column: Understanding math gaps

With the beginning of school, I’d like to share information about learning math. What is a learning gap? A math learning gap refers to any math skill that a student should have previously mastered but didn’t. Examples of learning gaps include a fifth grader who didn’t learn what the numerator in a fraction means, or a tenth grader who doesn’t know when the commutative property…

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Chadds Ford Days are back

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Chadds Ford Days, the colonial fair, returns to the Chadds Ford Historical Society on Sept. 14 and 15.

It’s back like the Phoenix but with the great bird relying on its own roots for a comeback. It’s Chadds Ford Days, coming back to the Chadds Ford Historical Society on the weekend of Sept. 14 and 15 after a one year hiatus. The roots of Chadds Ford Days refer to the fact that the colonial fair began as, and should remain, a celebration of…

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Police Log Aug. 28: DUI, fraud, drug possession

Pennsylvania State Police • A traffic stop shortly before 7 p.m. in the 1200 block of Stockford Road, Pennsbury Township, on Aug. 20 led to the driver being taken into custody for DUI and drug possession. The driver’s name was not released in the report. A search of the vehicle revealed a marijuana smoking pipe. • Police are investigating a case of fraud and forgery…

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Blogging Along the Brandywine: Surprise at Rolling Green

If I told you that the creator of the Moon Walk was buried in Rolling Green Memorial Park in West Chester, some of you younger readers might be quick to point out, “Hey- Michael Jackson’s buried in Los Angeles.” But the smooth backwards dance move is in fact 90 years old. I started out to write about Pearl Bailey, the internationally famous African-American actress and…

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Uncork the cure for cancer

Help Us Uncork the Cure to Cancer at the 28th Annual Wine Festival at Historic Dilworthtown. On Sunday, October 13, more than 1,500 oenophiles will help us uncork the cure to cancer as they celebrate the 28th Annual Wine Festival at Historic Dilworthtown. As the county’s premier wine event, the festival features more than 100 wines, craft beers, sumptuous fare prepared by Montesano Bros. Catering…

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Art Live: ‘Living my dream’

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Linda Dubin Garfield shows her enthusiasm for art

I had the pleasure of meeting Linda Dubin Garfield last year while I was participating in a group show at Da Vinci Art Alliance. Right off the bat, I could tell she was a passionate leader in the art community. A few months ago, I happened upon an ARTsisters Exhibition at Henry Gallery on Penn State’s Great Valley Campus in Malvern, and it reminded me…

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