UHS art gala turns 45

Unionville High School Art Gala celebrates its 45th year. This annual art show and sale showcase local working artists and Unionville High School alumni. Due to uncertainty surrounding the pandemic, this year’s show will be a virtual online auction. The Unionville High School Art Gala strives to include a variety of artists – both new and more established individuals. More than 80 participating artists express…

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Route 1 work continues

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Workers tend to the wing wall, part of the bridge support system, for the rehabilitation of the Route 1 bridge over the Brandywine in Chadds Ford Township.

It’s been a frustrating few months for motorists driving along Route 1 through Chadds Ford Township — and the frustration will continue into December. After a winter break, frustration will be back for a little while. There are two aspects to the work. First is the continued repairing of the bridge over the Brandywine Creek, and the second is preparation for repaving of the road…

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Leader Sunoco inching back

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All service bays are back up and operational at Leader Sunoco.

It’s a matter of perspective. Is the glass half-full or half-empty? For Dan Leader, of Leader Sunoco, his attitude is better. “I’m feeling much more positive now,” he said. The previous negative attitude came after the flooding from Hurricane Ida four weeks ago. While the station still can’t pump any gas, at least all three service bays are back up, and the wheel and tire…

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Kevin Mark Buente of Chadds Ford

Kevin Mark Buente, 54, of Chadds Ford, died Wednesday, Sept. 22. He was raised in Wilmington and moved to Chadds Ford, where he graduated from Unionville High School. Kevin attended Pennsylvania State University and West Chester University where he earned a bachelor's degree in finance. He subsequently earned a master's degree in business. After working in the insurance industry for several years he opened his…

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Police Log Sept. 29: Thefts, DUIs

Pennsylvania State Police Media Barracks • State police are investigating the reported theft of $150 worth of tobacco products from the Wawa at Route 202 and Naamans Creek Road on July 16. A report said there are two male suspects who fled in a silver SUV. • Police said they are investigating the theft of merchandise from the Gap store in Chadds Ford Township on…

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