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Around Town April 27

Chadds Ford Township volunteers gather at Turner’s Mill before heading out to pick up trash along township roads on a soggy Saturday. The semi-annual road cleanup is an on-going effort by the Chadds Ford Township Civic Association.

• The rain on Saturday, April 22 forced the postponement of two area events. The Pennsbury Township Yard Sale and the bonfire at Ramsey Farm in support of preserving Beaver Valley have both been moved to Saturday, April 29. The yard sale begins at 9 a.m. in Pennsbury’s park behind the municipal building. The bonfire is scheduled for 5-9 p.m. at Ramsey’s Farm, 500 ...

 
 

Adopt-a-Pet April 27

Come meet all the wonderful animals available now for adoption at the Brandywine Valley SPCA. All featured pets are “Name Your Price” adoption fee until Monday, May 1. Not ready to adopt? Then or sponsor a pet and provide a safe place for our companions to rest until they find their forever homes. Help us give them a second chance at a fresh start. MIKE ...

 

Letter: Reason for a school time change

Dear Parents and UCFSD Community, Four years ago, students from Unionville High School approached our Board and administration lobbying for a later start time. They cited the National Institutes of Health, the Centers for Disease Control, National Sleep Foundation, American Medical Association, and the American Academy of Pediatrics, all of whom acknowledge that ...

 

Peter B. Pagano Sr. of Broomall

Peter B. Pagano Sr., 83, of Broomall, died peacefully on April 22, surrounded by his loving family. Former owner of The Original House of Pagano's Restaurant, he is preceded in death his parents, Charles and Mary Barbieri Pagano. He is survived by his loving and caring wife of 62 years, Amelia "Millie" Pagano (nee Ferro), four devoted children, Charles (Donna ...

 

Police Log April 26: Unsolved murder; DUI; accidents

• Pennsylvania State Police from the Embreeville barracks have been going through cold case files and are asking for help in solving a 47-year-old murder. On the morning of April 26, 1970, 11-year-old Terrance Bowers was found stabbed to death while on a Boy Scout camping trip from Upper Darby to St. Basil the Great Church in East Pikeland Township. Police said 29 ...

 

William “Bill” J. Claycomb of Kennett Square

William “Bill” J. Claycomb, 71, of Kennett Square,  died Friday, April 21,  at his home surrounded by his family.  He was the husband of Linda Mae Gutowski Claycomb, with whom he shared 50 years of marriage. Born in Lansing, N.C., he was the son of the late Marvin and Willa Mae Miller Claycomb. During his childhood, Bill loved motocross dirt bikes.  He was an ...

 

Michael Hangartner of Lincoln University

Michael Hangartner, 61, of Lincoln University, died peacefully Friday, April 14, at Season’s Hospice at Christiana Hospital. Born in Hannibal, Mo., he was the son of Marcella (Dillig) Hangartner and the late Christopher Hangartner. After completing his education, Michael became a machine set up and repairman. He was employed by Briggs & Stratton, Co. until his ...

 

The Beaver Valley Bonfire and Hayride moved to next Saturday

The Beaver Valley Bonfire and Hayride event is moving next Saturday, 4/29, due to the rain from 5 to 9 p.m. at Ramsey's Farm We're almost there -we have only $175k left to raise to purchase the land. Please continue to donate online this week, and help make next Saturday a celebration! http://www.brandywine.org/conservancy/get-involved/save-beaver-valley Save the Valley

 

Roadwork for April 22 through April 28

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 April 22 through April 28. Motorists are urged to allow extra time if they are traveling through one of the construction zones. • Right lane restrictions are scheduled on Route 926 at Pocopson Road in Pocopson ...

 

Adopt-a-pet April 20

Come meet all the wonderful animals available now for adoption at the Brandywine Valley SPCA. All featured pets are “Name Your Price” adoption fee until Monday, April 24. Not ready to adopt? Then sponsor a pet and provide a safe place for our companions to rest until they find their forever homes. Help us give them a second chance at a fresh start. SPENCER Hiya. My ...

 

Around Town April 20

• Darlington Arts Center of Garnett Valley is celebrating the arts in the community with A Toast to the Arts on Sunday, April 23 at 2 p.m. This annual event, to be held at the Concord Country Club, provides an opportunity to showcase the students and programs at Darlington Arts Center with performances in dance and instrumental music. The afternoon schedule also ...