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Roadwork for Aug. 18-Aug. 24

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 Aug. 18 through Au. 24. Motorists are urged to allow extra time if they are traveling through one of the construction zones. Work schedules are subject to change. • The ramp from the Route 30/Exton Bypass to ...

 
 

Around Town Aug 16

• Unionville High School students in ninth and 10th grade can learn to crew. Classes will be offered Aug. 25 and 26, and again on Sept. 8. You only need to attend one session, the goal being to get a small taste of what rowing is about. Rowing was brand new to every one of our current athletes when they started in high school and the learn-to-row offers an easy way ...

 

Adopt-a-Pet Aug. 16

The following animals are ready to be adopted from the Brandywine Valley SPCA in West Chester. Diva Diva’s loving and laid-back personality leaves us wondering why she’s still in the shelter. This sweet girl is a big snuggler, and she loves giving kisses to her human and animal friends. Diva is great around cats, kids and calmer dogs like her. This 4-year-old can be ...

 

Academic Achievement Aug. 15

• Kevin Nickey, of Chadds Ford, graduated with a BSBA Bachelor of Science degree in business administration from Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania. Nickey was among more than 1,500 students who received degrees during the spring commencement exercises. • Luis E Aldrete, of Chadds Ford, a Bachelor of Science degree in business administration, supply chain ...

 

Bruce B. Yelton Pocopson Township

Bruce B. Yelton, 69, died at his home in West Chester on July 7. Born in Wilmington, to Everett Brown Yelton II and Madelyn Baetz Yelton, Bruce grew up in Victoria, Texas, Orange, Texas, and West Chester. He graduated from Tower Hill School in Wilmington. He then studied at Trinity College and RPI, where he earned a master’s degree in mechanical engineering degree ...

 

Police Log Aug. 15: DUIs, drug charges

Southern Chester County Regional Police  • Andrea M. Trago, 40, of Oxford, was arrested and charged with violations of the Controlled Substance, Drug, Device, and Cosmetic Act and with tampering with or fabricating physical evidence, after the vehicle she was a passenger in was stopped for erratic driving, according to a police report. The incident occurred at 12:41 ...

 

Photo of the Week: A Fish Story

Frank tells Ralph and Lou about the one that got away. “I’m tellin’ ya, guys, it was this big.”

 

Alfredo Villalobos of West Grove

Alfredo Villalobos, 67, of West Grove, died Saturday, Aug. 11, at Penn Presbyterian Hospital. He was the husband of Teresa Nunez, with whom he shared 47 years of marriage. Born in Valle de Santiago, GTO, Mexico, he was the son of Margarita Hernandez of West Grove and the late Manuel Villalobos. He was a landscaper last working at Ram-T in Downingtown. Alfredo was a ...

 

Op/Ed: Keep fighting for Crebilly

I took a drive past my childhood home the other day off General Howe Drive, near Crebilly Farm.  So much change along the way, so many fields once home to cattle, horses and farmland were almost unrecognizable to me. I realize change is part of life but it can sure be hard to swallow sometimes. My childhood home was on the market again, a dairy barn renovated by my ...

 

County launches online marriage applications

The Delaware County Clerk of Orphans’ Court announced the launch of online marriage applications on August 13.  Couples residing in Delaware County will now be able to complete a marriage application online and submit it to the County prior to coming to the office, expediting their visit. Instructions, marriage license information and PA rules are conveniently ...

 

Symphony Under the Stars

The Kennett Symphony of Chester County under the direction of Music Director, Michael Hall, presents Symphony Under The Stars – A Midsummer Night’s Concert.  The concert will be held at Longwood Garden’s Open Air Theatre on Saturday, August 18, 2018 at 7:30 p.m.  In case of inclement weather, the concert will be held inside at Unionville High School Auditorium. Enjoy ...