Two conservation groups merging

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The Brandywine Red Clay Alliance and The Land Conservancy for Southern Chester County plan to merge by the end of April.

The Land Conservancy for Southern Chester County (TLC) and the Brandywine Red Clay Alliance (BRC) have announced the merger of the two regional leaders in land and water conservation. Upon completion of the merger, expected to occur before the end of April, TLC will be merged into BRC. “This is truly an example of one plus one equaling three,” said Ed Camelli, chairman of The…

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Missing/endangered person sought

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Police believe Roy Sojourner may be at special risk of harm or injury or may be confused.

Pennsylvania State Police from the Media barracks are looking for a missing person last seen on March 12. Roy E. Sojourner, 70, is 5’8” and weighs 203 pounds. He was last seen getting into his SUV shortly before 10 a.m. at the intersection of Route 1 and Cheyney Road. Police believe this person may be at special risk of harm or injury or may be…

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School board looks at facilities

Unionville Chadds Ford Scholl Board directors Monday night reviewed bids for several facilities' projects involving all four elementary schools and the middle and high schools. One bid included the long-awaited project at the campus between Unionville High School and Patton Middle School. The bid reviewed was a professional services agreement with ELA Sport to design improvements to the parking, traffic, and pedestrian flow and replace…

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Letter: Hellrung’s reasoning a mystery

On Monday, Feb. 28, the Unionville-Chadds Ford School Board voted 7-1 to change the district’s Health and Safety Plan to make, among other things, masks optional. The only vote against it came from the board President, Jeff Hellrung. Why did Mr. Hellrung vote against the new Health and Safety Plan? Reaching out to Mr. Hellrung to understand his concerns has not produced a perspective from…

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Donation drive for Ukraine

Chester County residents interested in supporting the people of Ukraine and the victims and refugees of the war there can now drop off donated items at the office of State Sen. Carolyn Comitta. Comitta has partnered with Chester County Hospital to collect donations of medical supplies, hygiene products, and necessities for children and babies through the United Ukrainian American Relief Committee, Inc. “It is estimated…

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Photo of the Week: Dry Run

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Dry Run

The millrace at the Newlin Grist Mill remains dry. It was filled with silt from work on widening the Conchester Highway in Concord Township. The millrace will stay dry until the park can get the necessary permits to clear it. The fishing pond at the gristmill park is also still dry. Who sees a face? Who sees a vehicle with a two-piece windshield?

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