Ida, an ‘800-year storm’

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Brandywine Conservancy’s Director Of Community Services Grant DeCosta addresses Chadds Ford Township residents during a presentation of the flood study project spawned by the effects of Hurricane Ida.

The Brandywine Conservancy and its partners are taking their flood study meetings on the road. The first stop was in Chadds Ford Township this week. Grant DeCosta, the conservancy’s director of community services, conducted the session as he did a larger meeting at the conservancy last month. This week’s meeting focused on reminding Chadds Ford residents what the conservancy and its partners are doing to…

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Blogging Along the Brandywine: Standing ovation, 90 years late

It happened Sunday, March 17 in the Adler Theater of the Wells School of Music at West Chester University — a musically sophisticated audience jumped to its feet in a roaring, standing ovation while the last note of the performance was still ringing through the recital hall, demanding an encore. The ovation was for the Kennett Symphony Orchestra under the direction of Michael Hall and…

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Police Log March 20: Thefts, DUIs, crashes

Pennsylvania State Police Media Barracks • State police said they arrested a 31-year-old man from New Castle for shoplifting at the Acme in Concord Township. The arrest came on March 18 but no details were released on what merchandise was taken. • Detra Bush, 27, of Wilmington, was arrested for shoplifting at Lululemon in Concord Township, a police report said. The report said Bush was…

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