Archive for November 22nd, 2019

Budget talks underway in Kennett Twp.

The Kennett Township supervisors will continue the 2020 budget discussion at a special meeting Monday, where they are expected to discuss the possibility of a sewer rate increase. The meeting will begin at 7 p.m. at the township building. The township manager and finance director discussed the general fund budget with the supervisors and the public at Wednesday’s ...

 
 

Henry I. (Jerry) Brown

Henry I. (Jerry) Brown died peacefully with his three daughters by his side on Nov. 21 at the age of 81. Jerry was born in Philadelphia on August 16, 1938, son of Clementina Mackenzie Brown and Henry Ingersoll Brown Jr, both of Philadelphia. Jerry attended Chestnut Hill Academy in Philadelphia, until his family moved to Wilmington, in 1952, when he attended Tower ...

 

Pearl Comer of Hockessin

Pearl Comer, 93, of Hockessin, died Tuesday, Nov. 19, at Brackenville Center. She was the wife of Edgar H. Comer, who died in 2007, and with whom he shared 65 years of marriage. Born in Shouns, Tenn., she was the daughter of the late Walter Jones and the late Doncie Farmer Jones. She was a member of the Kennett Square Missionary Baptist Church. Pearl was a ...

 

Roadwork for Nov. 23-Nov. 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 Nov. 23-Nov. 29. Motorists are urged to allow extra time if they are traveling through one of the construction zones. Work schedules are subject to change. • Lane restrictions with flagging are scheduled on Route ...

 

Business briefs Nov. 22

• The next monthly meeting of the Chadds Ford Business Association is noon Thursday, Dec. 5 at The Gables. The guest speaker will be Leah Reynolds, the executive director of the Kennett Area Community Center. The CFBA is also collecting food for the Kennett Food Cupboard, which is run by the Community  Center. The cupboard lost 50 percent of its food because of an ...