Archive for August, 2021

Road Report Aug. 28 to Sept. 3

PennDOT has announced the following road projects, which are weather-dependent and could affect drivers in the greater Chadds Ford area during the week of Aug. 28 to Sept. 3. Motorists are urged to allow extra time if they are traveling through one of the construction zones. Work schedules are subject to change. • Motorists on southbound Route 1 between Route 202 ...

 
 

ChesCo plans for Overdose Awareness Day

As part of Chester County’s commitment to combat the opioid epidemic,the County’s Department of Drug & Alcohol Services announces its participation in “International Overdose Awareness Day” on Tuesday, Aug. 31. On this day, Chester County will join communities around the world in encouraging residents, businesses and organizations to raise awareness of the ...

 

DCCC requiring proof of vaccination

Citing the increase in COVID-19 Delta variant cases in Delaware and Chester Counties, Delaware County Community College President Dr. L. Joy Gates Black has announced that DCCC will require proof of vaccination of all students, faculty and staff beginning next year. During a virtual meeting this morning, Dr. Gates Black urged the college family to get the vaccine ...

 

Chadds Ford in brief

Chadds Ford Township supervisors Wednesday night held a brief meeting in which they issued a special events permit allowing the Chadds Ford Historical Society to hold a reenactment of the Battle of Brandywine on Saturday, Sept. 11, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. That day is the 244th anniversary of the 1777 battle. Supervisors also issued a special events permit allowing ...

 

Around Town Aug 26

• Acclaimed trumpeter Etienne Charles brings Caribbean rhythms and the New Orleans trumpet tradition to Logwood Gardens next month. The popular Longwood Wine & Jazz Festival returns on Saturday, Sept. 18 from 2-9 p.m. Enjoy fantastic jazz courtesy of the Branford Marsalis Quartet, René Marie Quintet, Etienne Charles: Creole Soul, High & Mighty Brass, and ...

 

Theodore Robert (Bob) Woodward of Kennett Square

Theodore Robert (Bob) Woodward, 89, of Kennett Square,  died on Sunday, Aug. 22, at Arden Courts of Wilmington, where he succumbed to Alzheimer’s disease.  He was the husband of Susan Fassett Rayne Woodward with whom he shared 39 years of marriage. Born in West Chester, he was the son of the late Theodore B. Woodward and the late Lillian Heron Woodward.  He grew up ...

 

Gluten-free bakery in Olde Ridge

For Kimberly Tosten, eating gluten-free "is a matter of life or death." Tosten, along with her two siblings and a niece, have Celiac disease. When her niece was diagnosed in 2002, Tosten decided to take the matter into her own hands — and kitchen. For 19 years, she worked on developing her own flour blend using rice and potatoes. And she baked and baked some more. ...

 

Exploring the small farm dream

The Penn State Extension is offering a course on small farming. The aim of Exploring the Small Farm Dream face-to-face short course is to help you learn what it takes to start and manage the farm you envision as more than a dream, as an agricultural business, and this course will help you navigate the process of starting a farming or small fresh food agriculture ...

 

Police Log Aug 25: Indecent exposure, booze theft

Pennsylvania State Police Media Barracks • Police said Jamie M. Grasso, 48, of Glen Mills, was cited for failing to yield the right of way while turning left from northbound Route 202 to southbound Route 1. As a result, a car having the right of way heading south on 202 struck Grasso's vehicle. Neither driver was injured, according to the police report. The ...

 

Photo of the Week: Shhh

An egret stalks cautiously then pauses and waits.

 

New coffee shop in Unionville

Coffee shops are traditional gathering spots. Oso Sweet Bakery in the Chadds Ford Barn Shops is one, and now a new one, Farmer & Co has opened in the Unionville area. Owned and operated by Jessie Mooberry and her husband Soren Rubin, the shop is in the former location of Foxy Loxy at 5 Cemetery Lane, where Cemetery Lane intersects with W. Doe Run Road across from ...