Henry Harlan Roberts of Kennett Square

Henry Harlan Roberts, 83, of Kennett Square, known as “Rick” and “Coach,” died Tuesday, Nov. 28. Rick was born on Aug. 30, 1940, in Buenos Aires, Argentina to the late Kenneth Shelley and Grace Chardy Roberts. Rick’s father had been transferred by the DuPont Company from Kennett Square to Argentina and the family was living in Buenos Aires at the time of his birth. He…

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Road Report for Dec. 2 through Dec. 8

PennDOT has announced the following weather-dependent road projects that could affect drivers in the greater Chadds Ford area from Dec. 2 through Dec. 8. Motorists are urged to allow extra time traveling through one of the construction zones. Work schedules are subject to change. • Utility work will cause lane closures on Baltimore Pike between Schoolhouse Lane and Ladbroke Road in West Marlborough Township through…

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Around Town Nov. 30

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Humor on demand at Wilmington Brew Works on Dec. 7.

• City Theater Company’s Fearless Improv returns to Wilmington Brew Works for an adults-only show on Thursday, Dec. 7, at 8 p.m. Fearless Improv creates comedy on the spot that has never been seen before and will never be seen again. The show is based on audience suggestions, so you are a part of the show too. Tickets are $20 and are available here. Doors…

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New manager in Chadds Ford

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Lacey Faber, Chadds Ford Township’s new manager, takes the oath of office for her new position. Judge Wendy Roberts administered the oath.

Chadds Ford Township supervisors voted to hire Lacey Faber to be the new township manager. She replaces Emily Pisano who took over as interim manager in September after Matt Baumann left. Pisano returns to her former position as assistant manager. Faber comes to Chadds Ford after eight years as assistant manager in Edgmont. She said she was hired there by Samantha Reiner, the current chairman…

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Brandywine Art Guide: December Arts & Events

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Ballerina by Victor Mordasov at Square Pear Gallery

The holiday season is a busy one for artists and art lovers alike. As December opens with a flurry of exhibitions, festivals, and shows, ’tis the season to support our local art community! • The Kennett Square Library opens its new exhibition space with a show from members of the Howard Pyle Studio Group. An Opening Reception will be held Nov. 30 from 5 to…

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Police Log Nov. 29: Jewelry heist, theft from cars

Pennsylvania State Police Media Barracks • State police are investigating the reported theft of more than $10,000 worth of jewelry taken from a home on Graystone Drive in Concord Township. The theft was reported on Oct. 11. A report said the stolen items included a pair of diamond earrings valued at $2,000, a gold chain worth $2,500, a $5,000 gold bracelet, and a medallion valued…

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Frank Ferranto of West Grove

Frank Ferranto, 94, of West Grove, died Sunday, Nov. 26, at his residence. He was the husband of Glaydese “Doll” Wallace Ferranto, who died in 1999  and with whom he shared more than 35 years of marriage. Born in West Grove, he was the son of the late Louis Ferranto and the late Teresa Fazio Ferranto. Frank was a mushroom grower for many years, retiring…

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Hank’s is coming back

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The restaurant has been closed for almost 27 months due to flooding but the rebuild, beginning with demolition, is set to begin next week on Dec. 4

Thanksgiving might be over, but some people will likely be thankful that Hank’s Place is coming back to Chadds Ford Township. That’s the word from owners Anthony and Katie Young. The iconic Chadds Ford eatery that was flood-damaged beyond repair two years ago is about to be demolished and rebuilt, according to a press release issued by Katie Young. It’s taken longer than anyone wanted,…

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Gerardo Guzman Arevalo of Kennett Square

Gerardo Guzman Arevalo, 48, of Kennett Square, died Friday,  Nov. 24. Born in Yuriria, GTO, Mexico, he was the son of the late Reynaldo Guzman and the late Ma. Socorro Arevalo. He was a carpenter working for F.J. General Contractor in Philadelphia. He enjoyed listening to music, drinking a beer, and being with his family and friends. He was a hard worker and was always…

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Adopt-a-Pet Nov. 27

The following animals are ready to be adopted from the Brandywine Valley SPCA in West Chester. Bubby Meet Bubby, a 4-year-young beauty, the world’s sweetest cat who lost her previous home due to no fault of her own. She has lived with dogs and cats before and is ready to find her purrfect match today. You can name your adoption fee for Bubby through Sunday,…

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