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Letter: Warm hands

Calling all crocheters and knitters!!!! We need hats, gloves and scarves for the first "tie" of the season. We have been given permission by the Council of the Borough of Oxford, PA to once again provide hand-knitted and crocheted hats, scarves and mittens or gloves for those in need. The donated items will be packaged in clear ziploc bags and put around town for ...

 
 

First snow accumulation expected

The National Weather Service is predicting snow for the area overnight Tuesday and into Wednesday morning. Tuesday should be mostly dry but rain is expected to return in the afternoon, the service said. Rain could change to snow as temperatures drop later in the evening. Snow could continue for a few hours with an anticipated accumulation of about 1 inch.

 

Adopt-a-Pet Dec. 9

The following animals are ready to be adopted from the Brandywine Valley SPCA in West Chester. Patches Patches is an adorable female who is looking to be the only fur-love in someone’s life. She is a big ball of energy and likes a rough and rowdy play style. Patches loves to splash around and play in a pool. She has done well with other kids in her prior home and ...

 

Roadwork for Dec 7-Dec. 13

PennDOT has announced the following road projects, which are weather-dependent and could affect residents in the greater Chadds Ford area during the week of Dec. 7- Dec. 13. Motorists are urged to allow extra time if they are traveling through one of the construction zones. Work schedules are subject to change. • Tree trimming will cause lane restrictions on several ...

 

Business briefs Dec. 6

• BHCU — Boeing Helicopter Credit Union — will hold a ribbon-cutting ceremony at its new location, 1100 Baltimore Pike in Concord Township, on Tuesday, Dec. 10 at 9 a.m. • December Holiday Party of the Business and Professional Association of Western Delaware County is on Wednesday, Dec. 11 from 6- 9 p.m. at La Fava Restaurant & Bar. Advanced reservation ...

 

Around Town Dec. 5

• WCStudio at Uptown! presents a concert of holiday music along with a short holiday play on Dec. 6 and 7. The first performance is on Friday, Dec. 6 at 5 p.m. The second show is a matinee at 1 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 7. Both shows run 90 minutes. This year, the play is “The Bullies Christmas Carol.” In this story, terrible twins Ebbie and Neezer bully their classmates, ...

 

ChesCo ready for public health emergencies

Public health emergencies can be fast-moving and unpredictable. They can affect many people instantly and stress healthcare response organizations quickly. Strong partnerships, consistent planning, and frequent testing through exercises are essential for Chester County to maintain preparedness for a public health emergency. Chester County recently participated in ...

 

David Gregory Hughes of Avondale

David Gregory Hughes, 65, of Avondale, died at his home on Friday, Nov. 22. Born in Akron, Summit County, Ohio, he was the son of John Hughes and Mildred Clawson Hughes. David was the beloved husband of Christine Trumbull. In addition to his parents, John and Mildred Hughes, David is survived by his children, Michael Hughes (Kristin), Kathryn Hughes (Dino), Joseph ...

 

Police Log Dec. 4: Thefts from vehicles, DUIs

Pennsylvania State Police • A 44-year-old man from Westtown Township was arrested on DUI charges in Chadds Ford Township on Nov. 2. State police identified the driver as David McGlensey. A report said a traffic stop was conducted in the 1800 block of Wilmington Pike at 2:04 a.m. • An unknown suspect believed to have been driving a white GMC Acadia broke into a Subaru ...

 

Daniel Francis Thomas of Wilmington

Daniel Francis Thomas, 58 of Wilmington, died peacefully at home on Monday, Nov. 25. Born in Wilmington, on Aug. 6, Danny lived most of his life in Wilmington except for a few years in Chadds Ford. For most of his working years, he was a longshoreman at the Port of Wilmington. If you knew Danny, you'd know that he loved his large family, old movies, music and ...

 

Adopt-a-Pet Dec. 2

The following animals are ready to be adopted from the Brandywine Valley SPCA in West Chester. Maddie Maddie is a grey female who enjoys the occasional brush to keep her coat in pristine condition. She loves to claim her space and explore her surroundings. Maddie is an independent lady who seeks attention, but also finds a way to amuse herself. She is very confident ...