Harry Hartman King III of Chadds Ford

On Wednesday, Feb. 26, Harry Hartman King III died peacefully at his home while surrounded by his devoted family after a long and hard-fought battle with cancer. He is survived by his loving wife Cynthia, son Harry IV, daughter Kristin, brothers Wilson and Robert, sister Laura Brophy, mother-in-law Mary Marines, and many nieces and nephews. Harry was fondly known by his family and friends as,…

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Roadwork for Feb 29-March 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 Feb 29-March 6. Motorists are urged to allow extra time if they are traveling through one of the construction zones. Work schedules are subject to change. • PECO Energy is planning for a lane closure in both directions on Route 1…

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Supervisors update ordinance for grant approval

Chadds Ford Township supervisors Wednesday night took action on two issues that Chairman Frank Murphy said could make the township eligible for more grant money. Those actions included the adoption of HARB bylaws and the revision of the Historic District ordinance. Murphy said those moves bring the township into accord with state requirements for grants in that it certifies Chadds Ford as a municipality. The…

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Around Town Feb. 27

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The Delaware County Symphony is looking for musicians.

• The Delaware County Symphony is looking for some talented string players. Interested musicians are urged to visit the symphony’s website — dcsmusic.org — to complete a member interest form. Established in 1971, the symphony is dedicated to providing outstanding musical experiences for the residents of the Delaware County region and performs four symphony concerts and four intimate chamber concerts each year. The symphony concerts…

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Police Log Feb. 26: Crashes, identity theft, harassment

Pennsylvania State Police Media Barracks • Police are investigating the theft of a Phillies jersey signed by Roy Halladay. The jersey — in a frame in a men’s restroom on Route 202 in a facility not named in the report — was stolen on Feb. 21. Anyone with information is asked to phone Tpr. Moustapha Doumbia at 484-840-1000. • Natalie R. DiSebastian, 28, of Glen…

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Restaurant week coming to Kennett Square

The second annual KSQ Spring Restaurant Week, March 3 to 8, will showcase the creativity of award-winning chefs and the many flavors of Kennett Square. Kennett Square’s Restaurant Week offers a wide variety of dining options at over a dozen participating restaurants throughout town. Diners can also enjoy live music at various venues including Kennett Brewing Company, La Verona, The Creamery, Braeloch Brewing, and Grain…

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Art Live: Beech shapes

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Jill Beech's Studio in East Fallowfield

With women’s history month being right around the corner now, an interview with a trailblazing woman seemed appropriate for this week. Meeting with the veterinarian turned artist Jill Beech recently at her studio in East Fallowfield was a delight. Beech is well known in these parts and not just for her art. Indeed, her art has been admired by local fans and collectors for some…

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Kenneth A. Nelson of Chadds Ford

Kenneth A. Nelson, 59, of Chadds Ford, died Feb. 20, at home. Born in Chester, he was a longtime resident of Chadds Ford, PA. Ken graduated from Garnet Valley High School. He was an auto mechanic working at one time for Church's Auto in Ridley Park and Car Care in Chadds Ford. Ken was known for his "Little Red Chevy Express" where he not only…

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Estella F. Hermann of Chadds Ford

Estella F. Hermann, 85, of Chadds Ford, died unexpectedly on Feb. 22, at home. Born to Olaf and Agnes Miles Halvorsen in Chester, she was a longtime resident of Chadds Ford. In her earlier years, Estella was a custodian working at West Chester University. In addition to her parents, Estella is preceded in death by her husband, Franz Herrmann, two sons, Chuck Nelson and Kenneth…

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Killion introduces redistricting reform

A measure that would create an independent citizens commission to draw congressional districts has been introduced in the state Senate. State Sen. Tom Killion, R-Chester and Delaware, introduced the legislation designed to end congressional gerrymandering in Pennsylvania. Senate Bill 1023 would establish an 11-member Independent Redistricting Commission to redraw congressional district lines. “Citizens should pick their legislators, not vice versa,” said Killion in a press…

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