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Battlefield plan one step closer

The Brandywine Battlefield Heritage Interpretation and Connectivity Plan is one step closer to becoming a reality after Birmingham Township supervisors voted formally to enter into the agreement. Supervisors voted on the matter during their Feb. 6 meeting. The plan, as written by the Brandywine Conservancy “is to produce a multi-municipal plan focused on interpreting ...

 
 

Adopt-a-Pet Feb. 6

The following animals are ready to be adopted from the Brandywine Valley SPCA in West Chester. Misty Misty is a charming and sweet Golden Girl who loves cuddles and being sung to. Her foster parent described the 13-year-old as "super awesome." Now she is back at the shelter waiting for a forever home where she can spend her senior years in comfort. Please come say ...

 

Road Report for Feb. 4 through Feb. 10

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 Feb. 4 through Feb. 10. Motorists are urged to allow extra time if traveling through one of the construction zones. Work schedules are subject to change. • From Wednesday, Feb. 15, through early March, a 24/7 road ...

 

Around Town Feb. 2

• The world-famous Harlem Wizards will visit Unionville High School on Friday, Feb. 10 for an evening of great fun and fundraising. Doors open at 6 p.m. and tip-off is at 7. The Wizards will compete against the UCF All-Stars, a team of Unionville-Chadds Ford teachers, principals, and staff from all six of our schools. The event is a fundraiser for the UCF Education ...

 

Anthony D. Procopio of Kennett Square

Anthony (Tony) D. Procopio, 75, of Kennett Square, died Sunday, Jan. 29, in the care of Penn Palliative Care at Chester County Hospital.  Tony was the loving husband of Dianne (Winterstein) and with whom he shared 33 years of marriage. Born in Philadelphia, he was the son of the late Russell Procopio and the late Florence J. Patitucci Procopio. Tony attended South ...

 

Police Log Feb. 1:Thefts, DUIs, crashes

Pennsylvania State Police Media Barracks Police are investigating smash-and-grab thefts involving two vehicles parked on Applied Bank Boulevard in Concord Township on Jan. 17. Avondale Barracks • Police said they arrested a motorist for DUI at Pocopson and Lenape roads in Pocopson Township on Jan. 30. The driver was not identified in the report. The operator ...

 

Adopt-a-Pet Jan. 30

The following animals are ready to be adopted from the Brandywine Valley SPCA in West Chester. Jagger Handsome Jagger is looking for his forever home. This sweet 3-year-old boy has quite the stunning coat and has become a staff and volunteer favorite to take on walks. Jagger is friendly and energetic too! Jagger’s adoption fee has been generously sponsored by an ...

 

Open space site needs volunteers

North American Land Trust is seeking community volunteers to help plant trees, make improvements, and monitor wildlife at its Brinton Run Preserve, which NALT opened to the public in the spring of 2022. NALT bought the Chadds Ford property in 2021 after a previously approved residential development plan fell through. NALT  will protect the land from development ...

 

Road Report for Jan. 28 through Feb. 3

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 Jan. 28 through Feb. 3. Motorists are urged to allow extra time if traveling through one of the construction zones. Work schedules are subject to change. • Utility restoration will cause daytime lane closures on ...

 

Academic Achievement Jan. 27

• Johnathan Fager of Chadds Ford earned Dean's List distinction from Avila University for the Fall 2022 semester. To be included on the list, students must have successfully completed at least 12 credit hours with at least a 3.5 grade point average for the semester. • Julianne Bukovacz and Matthew Pulcinella, both of Chadds Ford, were named to the Dean’s List of ...

 

Around Town Jan .26

• Delaware County Symphony presents Artistic Inspirations- Chamber Concert, the second concert of the 2022-2023 season. The program includes Mozart’s String Quartet No. 21 in D major, Aaron Copland’s Quiet City, and a performance of Beethoven’s String Quartet Op. 18, No. 5. The concert will be on Feb. 5 at 3 p.m. in Neumann University's Meagher Theatre. Tickets for ...