Archive for March 29th, 2021

Big bucks for open space

Chadds Ford Township supervisors last week authorized the distribution of more than $2 million to preserve 71 acres along Oakland Road. The bulk of the money has come from grants and a small portion from the township's open space fund. The area is at 6 Oakland Road, previously approved for a planned residential development, but that fell through. The site will now be ...

 
 

New vaccine registration system in ChesCo

The Chester County Health Department has launched a new vaccine registration system for its COVID-19 vaccine program. The new system helps everyone who has already registered with the county health department to easily book a vaccine appointment and ensures appointments are allocated specifically to the individuals who are being contacted, according to a new press ...

 

Charles R. Standifer of Landenberg

Charles R. Standifer, 85, of Landenberg, died Thursday, March 25, at his residence. He was the husband and partner for 33 years of Julie A. Madonna. His first wife of 30 years, Emily Lorena Flannery Standifer, died in 1988. Born in Leesburg, Va., he was the son of the late Edward Standifer and the late Kitty Goins Standifer. He was a maintenance man at ...

 

Isaac Watkin of Concordville

Isaac Watkin, 93, died peacefully on Monday, March 22. Isaac “Ike” Watkin retired electrical contractor from Concordville. Born in Wilmington in 1927, he graduated from West Chester High School and served on the USS Princeton aircraft carrier during WWII. Married to the late Elizabeth “Betty” Dancer for 62 years. Ike and Betty started Isaac Watkin Co. in 1954 and ...

 

Adopt-a-Pet March 29

The following animals are ready to be adopted from the Brandywine Valley SPCA in West Chester. Sweet tart: Sweet tart is a beauty that lives up to her name. This petite brown tabby has become a volunteer favorite at the shelter. Shy at first, but she will accept gentle pets from a reassuring hand. Sweet tart will do best in a quiet home with adults, so she can ...