Archive for June 30th, 2020

Lenape Road Bridge reopened

PennDOT has reopened the Route 52/Lenape Road Bridge. The bridge over the Brandywine Creek in Birmingham Township was opened on June 30. The span, between Pocopson Road and Creek Road, had been closed and detoured since August 2019 for the rehabilitation of the structure. Creek Road between Riverbend Lane and Country Club Road was later closed in November. Both roads ...

 
 

Horticulture centers expanding Harvest 2020

The Delaware Center for Horticulture and Food Bank of Delaware are partnering with the Pennsylvania Horticultural Society to expand the regional reach of PHS’s Harvest 2020 initiative, focused on increasing food production and addressing food insecurity. This partnership expands the reach of the program throughout the state of Delaware, asking gardener and ...

 

Art Live: Museums are opening

Two powerful shows opened at the Brandywine River Museum (BRM) on February 1st but many people didn’t get a chance to see them before the shutdown. Thankfully, the wait to see them live is over. The BRM is re-opening to the public this Wednesday, July 1st. The exhibition Votes for Women: A Visual History has been extended to run through Sept. 27th and Witness to ...

 

Robert J. Hopkins Sr. of Avondale

Robert J. Hopkins Sr., 93, of Avondale, died peacefully on Monday, June 22 at Ware Presbyterian Village in his Assisted Living apartment, where he enjoyed living the past 5.5 years.  He was the husband of the late Mary Leo Hopkins, with whom he shared 66 years of marriage until her death in 2016. Born in West Chester, he was raised in Toughkenamon, attended Kennett ...

 

Photo of the Week: Head and Demon Roots

The stone head is still while the demon roots snarl.