Police seeking missing youth

UPDATE: Police report the boy was found, but no details were available. Pennsylvania State Police from the Embreeville barracks are looking for a 16-year-old who, police said, ran away from home on Dec. 1. Troopers were dispatched to West Strasburg Road in West Bradford Township because the youth, Ryan Christopher Parker, had run away from his residence on Shagbark Drive. Parker had phoned 911 to…

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Tax increase possible in Chadds Ford

Chadds Ford Township supervisors took no action on next year's budget, but there was a discussion on the possibility of raising one of the millage rates. The matter is expected to be discussed further during the next meeting planned for 7 p.m. on Thursday, Dec. 17. Township Manager Maryann Furlong said Delaware County's reassessment is what is driving the concern. "Because of the assessment, the…

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Around Town Dec 3

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Santa is coming to town courtesy of Longwood Fire Co.

• Despite COVID, Santa is still making his rounds courtesy of Longwood Fire Co. Longwood will be escorting Santa to East Marlborough Township on Dec. 12, Pocopson on Dec. 13, Kennett on Dec. 19, and Pennsbury Township on Dec.20. All the trips begin at 8:30 a.m., but, because of COVID, candy canes will not be distributed. • The Chadds Ford Historical Society is holding a…

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