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Natural Lands preserves Castle Rock Farm

Natural Lands, of Media, announced that it has preserved the 54-acre Castle Rock Farm in Chester County. The farm straddles Pocopson and West Bradford townships along the West Branch of the Brandywine Creek in Chester County, between the ChesLen and Stroud preserves. "This farm, this land … it's too meaningful not to save it … to ensure it will always be preserved ...

 
 

DelCo chamber launches restaurant guide

In response to the COVID-19 outbreak and the significant economic impact it is having on our regional economy, the Delaware County Chamber of Commerce has launched the “Delaware County Guide to Local Carry-Out Establishments” on their website. Developed as a resource for the public to utilize and as a vital marketing tool for these service industry businesses whose ...

 

 COVID-19 guidance for pet owners

The Commonwealth of Pennsylvania recognizes that pets are a significant part of our families and communities; plans should be in place at an individual and community level, during the COVID-19 pandemic. The PA Department of Agriculture has sourced the following guidelines to help pet owners protect both themselves and their pets during the COVID-19 mitigation ...

 

ChesCo extends essential services-only operations

The Chester County Commissioners announced late Tuesday the extension of the county’s essential services-only operation to help slow the spread of the Coronavirus COVID-19. The extended period runs to Monday morning, April 13. The commissioners’ decision fully supports the “Stay at Home” order issued by Gov. Wolf this week and helps to protect the health and safety ...

 

The YMCA launches 2020 annual campaign

The YMCA of Greater Brandywine, a non-profit organization, launched its Annual Campaign on March 6 to support its financial assistance initiatives across eight YMCA locations in Chester County. The YMCA of Greater Brandywine includes the following YMCA branches: Brandywine YMCA, Jennersville YMCA, Kennett Area YMCA, Lionville Community YMCA, Octorara YMCA Program ...

 

Brandywine Hills Point-to-Point is April 5

With spring in Chester County comes the local fox hunting tradition and point-to-point races, where Brandywine Hills stands out for its more intimate, kid-friendly event. The Brandywine Hills Point-to-Point will take place on Sunday, April 5, at the Myrick Center in Pocopson Township. An expanded slate of activities for youth includes metal pounding with renowned ...

 

Restaurant week coming to Kennett Square

The second annual KSQ Spring Restaurant Week, March 3 to 8, will showcase the creativity of award-winning chefs and the many flavors of Kennett Square. Kennett Square’s Restaurant Week offers a wide variety of dining options at over a dozen participating restaurants throughout town. Diners can also enjoy live music at various venues including Kennett Brewing Company, ...

 

Killion introduces redistricting reform

A measure that would create an independent citizens commission to draw congressional districts has been introduced in the state Senate. State Sen. Tom Killion, R-Chester and Delaware, introduced the legislation designed to end congressional gerrymandering in Pennsylvania. Senate Bill 1023 would establish an 11-member Independent Redistricting Commission to redraw ...

 

Bundle Up and Celebrate Leap Day

The 2020 Kennett Winterfest on Leap Day will offer festival goers the opportunity to enjoy a great variety of beer experiences—from IPAs to stouts, porters, lagers, Pilsners, and saisons. This winter-warming community party, with great beer, live music, and food, is the perfect way to spend the extra day in 2020. While Winterfest brings together an amazing array of ...

 

Phone scam in DelCo

The Delaware County Sheriff’s Office has received reports regarding scam phone calls originating from unknown phone numbers, or possibly a spoofed number, appearing to be from the Sheriff’s office. The scammers may represent themselves as a County employee. In a recent case, the caller used the name “Captain Walker.” The caller tells the target that there is a ...

 

Major renovation for Delaware Museum of Natural History

Big changes are afoot at the Delaware Museum of Natural History with the public phase kick-off of a $9.8 million capital campaign to reimagine the museum’s galleries and public spaces. This is the largest redesign since the museum opened in 1972. Over the past four years, the museum held focus groups, collaborated with community partners, and consulted leading-edge ...