The Kaolin Road Bridge is open

A day after Kennett Township Manager Eden Ratliff said the township was waiting to get the official word from the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation, the township announced the reopening on its Facebook page and website. The bridge reopened Thursday morning. “The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation has reopened the bridge carrying Kaolin Road over the west branch of the Red Clay Creek in Kennett Township,” according…

Read MoreThe Kaolin Road Bridge is open

Raymond H. Clarke, Jr. of Hockessin

Raymond H. Clarke, Jr.,  79, of Hockessin, died peacefully on Wednesday, Nov. 11, after a long battle with Parkinson's disease. Born in 1941, to the late Raymond H. Clarke, Sr. & Hilda M. Sutliff in Flushing, NY, Raymond attended PS 41 in Bayside, N.Y. & Bayside HS. He then went on to pursue his higher education at Fordham University in Bronx, NY. Raymond began his…

Read MoreRaymond H. Clarke, Jr. of Hockessin

County says reconsider holiday plans

Read more about the article County says reconsider holiday plans
With fewer people at the Thanksgiving table, a smaller bird might suffice.

As Thanksgiving and the holiday season approaches, many people look forward to spending time with family and friends. This year looks much different due to the COVID-19 pandemic and Delaware County is recommending residents to reconsider traditional holiday plans, according to a press release. COVID-19 cases in Delaware County have been rising and the county has now exceeded the highest number of outbreaks since the…

Read MoreCounty says reconsider holiday plans

Outdoor dining extended in CF

Chadds Ford Township supervisors Wednesday night voted unanimously to extend the outdoor dining permits for another 120 days. Supervisors began issuing the permits this spring to help restaurants that were forced to close due to Gov. Tom Wolf's pandemic response order. No extra fees are included in the extension unless the building inspector has to make a return visit to verify that tents are safe…

Read MoreOutdoor dining extended in CF

Around Town Nov. 19

Read more about the article Around Town Nov. 19
A virtual performance of "Tiny Tim's Christmas Carol" islet for Dec. 18.

• Even Charles Dickens has to take a seat to COVID-19. Celebrate the Holiday season with West Chester Studio at Uptown! for a virtual presentation of “Tiny Tim’s Christmas Carol,” a family musical adapted from Charles Dickens’ “A Christmas Carol.” Showtime is 7 p.m., Friday, Dec. 18. The show will be recorded on stage with a three-camera crew and professional sound edited and streamed to…

Read MoreAround Town Nov. 19