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Consortium announces plans for du Pont Estate

 Longwood Gardens and The Conservation Fund have entered into a binding agreement with Granogue Reserve, LTD., LLC (GRLLC) for Longwood to acquire and operate Granogue, the 505-acre estate and long-time residence of the late Mr. and Mrs. Irénée du Pont, Jr. located in New Castle County, Delaware. The agreement is based on a plan that was worked on jointly ...

 
 

Board members announced for SCCCC

The Southern Chester County Chamber of Commerce kicked off the year with clear and actionable goals, at its annual meeting, during which the 2023 Board of Directors was introduced. Speakers included Tim Moore, Immediate Past Chairman who shared strategic accomplishments and initiatives, Doug Doerfler, 2023 chairman shared his vision and objectives, and President ...

 

Woman faces torture, sexual abuse charges

Delaware County District Attorney Jack Stollsteimer announced today that multiple felony charges of child endangerment, aggravated indecent assault, involuntary deviate sexual intercourse, sexual assault, and related crimes, have been brought against Anais Munoz, 19, of Chester. The four minor victims range in age from 7 to 13. It is alleged that the abuse occurred ...

 

DCCC, Muhlenberg reach agreement

A new partnership provides a pathway for Delaware County Community College graduates of selected associate degree programs into Muhlenberg’s accelerated bachelor’s degree programs. The two schools reached the agreement on Dec. 2, it was announced today. It applies to DCCC students who graduate from specified programs with an associate in arts, associate in science, ...

 

Conservancy celebrates milestone

The Brandywine Conservancy recently celebrated milestone achievements in land conservation as it ended 2022 with more than 500 total conservation easements held by the organization, while also exceeding 70,000 acres of land that have been permanently preserved through both direct and facilitated easements. Staff completed a total of 32 conservation projects ...

 

YMCA doubles down on family-friendly fun

During the cold month of January, when winter blues are likely to set in, the YMCA of Greater Brandywine (YGBW) invites area families to leave the house for a dose of good, old-fashioned family fun. Between January 21 and 28, YMCA branches across Chester County will open their doors to the public, hosting free open houses. It’s all to celebrate the Y’s expansion of ...

 

Studios of Painter’s Folly: Community Art Space

The Chadds Ford Township Board of Supervisors are pleased to announce the opening of the Studios of Painter’s Folly: Community Art Space. Available to six painters per month, the community art space is located in the mansion known as Painter’s Folly and famous for being one of Andrew Wyeth’s biggest inspirations. The studios are located in two rooms (Wyeth and Pyle ...

 

Empowering women in the tri-state

To empower women leaders as they navigate a post-pandemic world, the Junior League of Wilmington is hosting its eighth annual Women’s Leadership Summit on Saturday, Feb. 25, at Ed Oliver Golf Club from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Tickets are available now for $55. Attendees will learn how to adapt and become more resilient when embracing change at home, work, or in the ...

 

YMCA holds free open house Jan. 21 – 28

During the cold month of January, when winter blues are likely to set in, the YMCA of Greater Brandywine invites area families to leave the house for a dose of good, old-fashioned family fun. Between January 21 and 28, YMCA branches across Chester County will open their doors to the public, hosting free open houses. It’s all to celebrate the Y’s expansion of ...

 

Andrew Wyeth: Home Places

Opening at the Brandywine Museum of Art on February 4, 2023, Andrew Wyeth: Home Places presents nearly 50 paintings and drawings of local buildings that inspired Wyeth time and again over seven decades of his career. The artworks in this exhibition are drawn exclusively from the nearly 7,000-object Andrew and Betsy Wyeth Collection of the Wyeth Foundation for ...

 

ChesCo 5K raises $120K for COPE

The 2022 Chester County Color 5K, held in October, raised $120,000 for the county’s Community Outreach Prevention and Education (COPE) program to help in the battle against opioid and heroin addiction. Commissioners Marian Moskowitz, Josh Maxwell, and Michelle Kichline presented a check to Jamie Johnson, Director of the County’s Department of Drug & Alcohol ...