Archive for March 17th, 2020

Concord formally declares health emergency

Concord Township Council this morning formally declared a medical disaster emergency in the township, following actions taken by the state and Delaware County in the wake of the Coronavirus pandemic. Council unanimously approved the resolution that, among other things, will keep the township building closed to visitors through the end of the month. Township functions ...

 
 

Musings: A microbial 9/11

The terror attacks of Sept. 11, 2001, had a profound and lasting effect on the United States. Thousands of people were killed, and the government responded. It responded by launching the military to seek out and kill those responsible. But then it became more than that. It became an unending holy war against a tactic — terrorism. Sounds reasonable on the surface, but ...

 

Around Town March 16

The novel Coronavirus, COVID-19, has taken a toll on all activities in the greater Chadds Ford area. Municipal buildings are closed for routine business and township meetings are canceled for the rest of March, some into the first week of April. However, phone messages will be returned. Phone your municipal building with questions. Municipal offices closing and ...

 

Photo of the Week: De-stressing

There's nothing like a day on the water. Jake Doyle, of Secane, takes time to chill out on the Brandywine. He first tried Ridley Creek Park before learning the county parks are closed.