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Business Briefs Sept. 23

The next meeting of the Chadds Ford Business Association is 5:30 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 6, at Galer Estate Vineyard and Winery, 700 Folly Hill Road, in East Marlborough Township. It’s a wine and dine event with a personal tour by Lele Galer and is catered by Sovana Bistro. The cost is $35 for members and nonmembers alike. Go here for tickets.

 
 

Road Report for Sept. 24 through Sept. 30

PennDOT has announced the following road projects, which are weather-dependent and could affect drivers in the greater Chadds Ford area during the week of Sept. 24 through Sept. 30. Motorists are urged to allow extra time if traveling through one of the construction zones. Work schedules are subject to change. • Milling and paving work continues on Route 1 this ...

 

Academic Achievement Sept. 23

Unionville High School announced that 15 UHS students were named National Merit Scholarship semifinalists. “We are so proud of the 16 students who have been recognized as National Merit Semifinalists,” said UHS Principal Amy Jenkins. “Through their efforts and hard work, these students have distinguished themselves as exceptional academic leaders at Unionville High ...

 

Around Town Sept. 22

• A largescale reenactment of the Battle of Brandywine is this weekend, Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 24 and 25, at Sandy Hollow in Birmingham Township. Activities, including the battle reenactment, go from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, and 10-3 on Sunday. More than 800 military reenactors, plus camp followers will take part. The event and parking are free. This year ...

 

Jose Del Carmen Herrera of Cochranville

Jose Del Carmen Herrera, 83, of Cochranville, died Monday, Sept. 19, at Twin Pines Healthcare Center. He was the husband of Ma Luz Gonzalez B., with whom he shared 64 years of marriage. Born in Yuriria, GTO, Mexico, he was the son of the late Fidel Herrera and the late Maria Mora. Jose was a self-employed farmer. He was a member of St. Rocco Catholic Church. Jose ...

 

Helen B. Downing of Kennett Square

Helen ”Aunt Honey” B. Downing, 98, of Kennett Square, formerly of New London, died Wednesday, Sept. 14, , at Linden Hall, Kennett Square. She was the wife of James Downing, who passed away in 2003, and with whom she shared 62 years of marriage. Born in New London, she was the daughter of the late James P. Bush and the late Reba Buckalew Bush. She was a seamstress ...

 

Police Log Sept. 21: DUIs, thefts, strangulation

Pennsylvania State Police Avondale Barracks • State police from the Avondale barracks arrested a 48-year-old Chadds Ford woman in Pennsbury Township for harassment with physical contact on Sept. 19. A report said the woman, not identified in the report, struck a 51-year-old Wilmington man on Chaddbury Lane. • Police arrested a 45-year-old man from Lincoln University ...

 

Adopt-a-Pet Sept. 19

The following animals are ready to be adopted from the Brandywine Valley SPCA in West Chester. Cyber Cyber — formerly known as Xavier — is a friendly, sweet, gentle, loving 5-year-old mixed breed. He’s playful, good in the car (likes the windows down), housetrained, crate trained, and knows basic commands sit/paw/down. He loves walks and does his best with a ...

 

Road Report for Sept. 17 through Sept. 23

PennDOT has announced the following road projects, which are weather-dependent and could affect drivers in the greater Chadds Ford area during the week of Sept. 17 through Sept. 23. Motorists are urged to allow extra time if traveling through one of the construction zones. Work schedules are subject to change. • Motorists will continue to encounter overnight lane ...

 

Around Town Sept. 15

• Brandywine River Museum’s next exhibit, Fragile Earth: The Naturalist Impulse in Contemporary Art, opens Saturday, Sept. 24. The exhibit showcases the diverse approaches taken by today’s ecologically concerned artists, illustrating their role in advocating for environmental causes. • Unionville High School has partnered with Chester County Health Department again ...

 

Mildred Lillian Knorr of Newtown Square

Mildred Lillian Knorr (nee Kent), 95, died Monday, Sept. 12 at White Horse Village, a retirement community in Newtown Square. She was formerly a resident of Springfield, Delaware County for 37 years. Mildred was the daughter of the late Edmond and Frances Kent. She was reared in Woodlyn. She was the widow of Earl R. Knorr with whom she shared 57 years of marriage. ...