Milton A. Cochran of Landenberg

Milton A Cochran, 78, of Landenberg, died on March 30, at his home. He was the spouse of Mary Cochran with whom he shared 55 years of marriage. Born in Fort Dodge, IA, he was the son of Eugene Cochran and Lucile (Howie) Cochran. He grew up in Lakeside, Storm Lake, IA. Milt attended Iowa State University and graduated in 1968. Following graduation, he joined…

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Teaching parents, helping kids

Kathy Carney describes Reaching Milestones as “an agency that provides early intervention to children and their families. We provide services in the homes to support families who have identified that they have concerns with their child.” After 10 years in Regency Plaza in Concord Township, Reaching Milestones recently moved into Olde Ridge Village Shoppes in Chadds Ford Carney — who has a master’s degree in…

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New manager in Kennett Twp.

Kennett Township has a new township manager. Alison S. Dobbins, 44, officially begins April 22. Her new responsibilities will also include acting as township secretary and right-to-know officer. She was introduced and formally voted in at the April 17 supervisors’ meeting and told those in attendance that she deeply believes in municipalities' impact on the community. “I believe work at the municipal level is most…

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Peter (Panos) Skiadas

Peter Skiadas, 88, former owner of the Longwood Inn and Hank’s Place in Chadds Ford, died peacefully at his home surrounded by loved ones on Wednesday, April 17. He was born in Homori, a small village of Greece north of Nafpaktos, on Palm Sunday, April 22, 1935, and he was the first out of five children of Nicholas and Fotini Skiadas. He came to the…

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Road report for April 22 through April 26

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Ridge Road between the Ridings and Coopers Hawk Road remains closed through the end of the month for storm sewer replacement.

PennDOT has announced the following weather-dependent road projects that could affect drivers in the greater Chadds Ford area from April 22 through April 26. Motorists are urged to allow extra time traveling through one of the construction zones. Work schedules are subject to change. • PennDOT announced today that the bridge carrying Smithbridge Road over Webb Creek has reopened following the completion of a $1.7…

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