Roadwork for Nov. 30-Dec. 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 Nov. 30- Dec. 6. Motorists are urged to allow extra time if they are traveling through one of the construction zones. Work schedules are subject to change. • Inlet repair is expected to restrict Oakbourne Road — between S. Concord and…

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Business Briefs Nov. 29

• The Delaware County Chamber of Commerce will hold its annual dinner from 5:30 to 8:30 on Wednesday, Dec. 4 at Drexelbrook Events center, 4700 Drexelbrook Avenue. The guest speaker will be former Flyers goalie and Hall of Famer Bernie Parent. To register, go here • The BPA of Western Delaware County will hold its annual Holiday Party at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, Dec.11…

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Around Town Nov. 28

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People gather at the Barn Shops in Chadds Ford for the third annual tree lighting at Potts Meadow.

• An Olde Ridge Village tradition continues this Saturday, Nov. 30, when Santa and one of his reindeer will be making their annual trek to Olde Ride Village. Santa and Mrs. Claus will be inside Salon Sestra from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. The reindeer will be outside. • Santa Claus will join Delaware County Council, the Delaware County Department of Parks and Recreation and hundreds…

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Concord set to vote on budget

Concord Township Council is scheduled to vote of the 2020 budget during the upcoming Tuesday, Dec. 3 meeting. The proposed budget and the budget ordinance are available online here. Property tax millage rates in the proposal total 0.981 mils. Of that amount, 0.117 mils are for the Rachel Kohl Library, 0.166 for fire hydrants, 0.265 for open space and 0.466 for general purpose which includes…

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Cartoon Christmas Trio plays Uptown!

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Cartoon Christmas Trio plays at Uptown on dec. 21.

Family Jazz Night at Uptown! Knauer Performing Arts Center features beloved holiday music performed by the premier interpreter of classic cartoon soundtracks on Thursday, December 21, at 6:30 p.m. Cartoon Christmas Trio performs music from classic holiday cartoons, like “A Charlie Brown Christmas,” “The Grinch” and more, accompanied by the young voices of children’s choirs to complete the original vision for that music. The trio,…

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Police Log Nov. 27: Harassment, purse snatch

• Pennsylvania State police from the Media barracks said a 43-year-old woman was arrested for harassment following an altercation on Ellis Drive in Concord Township on Nov.13. Police identified the woman as Dorianne Dougherty of Boothwyn. The report said Dougherty got into a verbal argument with a 43-year-old man and the argument led to the assault. • The Southern Chester County Regional Police Department is…

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New leadership for U’ville Fair

The Unionville Community Fair ended its 95th year with the election of new leadership. Since 1924, the fair has evolved each year with new events and activities for all ages, while continuing to showcase and educate the community of its agricultural background. After serving on the board since 1978, Bonnie Musser has stepped down from her position as president. Musser led the fair through a…

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Art Live: Photojournalism in Delaware

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"Bethany Beach - Winter Wonderland" by Shaun M. Lambert - Biggs Museum Show

“Ripped from the Headlines - Photojournalism in Delaware” at Biggs Museum of American Art is a bounty of newsworthy images, captured by some of the best photojournalists around the state. The exhibit, on view through Jan. 19th, 2020 features iconic photographs published in Delaware’s major newspapers and magazines over the past two decades. Be it a protest march, a daring rescue, a politically charged confrontation…

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The French Chef: Pomme purée for Thanksgiving

It is a staple and a must have during the Holiday season. The creamy, buttery, smooth homemade mashed potatoes are everyone’s favorite side dish for Thanksgiving dinner. It is best when a rich homemade gravy made from any slowly cooked birds or ham “jus” is added. It sure brings back some heartwarming memories with family and friends a feeling of comfort, love and coming home…

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Adopt-a-Pet Nov. 25

The following animals are ready to be adopted from the Brandywine Valley SPCA in West Chester. Kobe Kobe is a 2-year-old Lab mix who is sure to grab your attention. Whether it’s Bryant or beef, he counts himself amongst a list of Kobes that are all considered top of their class. With his amber eyes and distinct white chest, he is sure to be a…

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