Chocolate, cheese and cheer brighten the season

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Cheese and chocolate boxes provided a selection of tastes for the event.

Éclat Chocolate and Birchrun Hills Farm teamed up to host a virtual event pairing chocolate and cheese on Dec. 13. Participants for the sold-out event were provided with curated boxes containing the necessary chocolate and cheese for the pairing. "The residual sugars in dessert wine and beer pair well with chocolate," said Chef Christopher Curtin of Éclat, "It's the healthy fats in the cheese and…

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Hearing continued; councilman resigns

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Concord Council discusses a proposed ordinance one member short. Councilman Michael Harding resigned from Council effective 90 minutes before the hearing began.

Concord Township Council members Tuesday night continued their hearing on a proposed Property Maintenance Ordinance. Only six members of Council were present. After the group voted for the continuance, Council President Dominic Pileggi announced that Michael Harding had resigned. No reasons were cited. Harding is the second person to resign from the board this year. Peter Pagano resigned his seat in October. Council now has…

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George W. Franz

George W. Franz, retired Interim Chancellor and an associate professor of history and American studies at Penn State Brandywine Campus, died Thursday, Dec. 10, following a four-year battle with multiple myeloma. He was 78.Dr. Franz joined what was then named Penn State’s Delaware County Campus as an instructor in 1968. He subsequently achieved the rank of associate professor, and he retired in 2007 after serving…

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Police Log Dec. 16: Drug busts, thefts, fleeing

Pennsylvania State Police Avondale Barracks • State police from the Avondale barracks arrested a 20-year-from Morton in Chadds Ford Township for drug possession on Dec. 6. According to the police report, a trooper conducted a traffic stop on Route 1 at Creek Road. The trooper smelled marijuana as he approached the vehicle, a 2005 Hyundai Tucson. A probable cause search led to the detection of…

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