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400 Bike the Brandywine

The Brandywine Conservancy’s “Bike the Brandywine” event returned for its fifth year on Saturday, Sept. 17, with nearly 400 cyclists enjoying a sunny day along the Brandywine Creek Greenway and surrounding Chester County countryside. This year’s event featured three scenic loops filled with stunning views of the area’s rural landscapes, rich history, and active ...

 
 

PennDOT: Roundabouts improve safety

The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation announced today that according to department data, fatalities, injuries, and crashes decreased overall after intersections at 33 locations were replaced with 36 roundabouts. “We continue to see that Pennsylvania’s roundabouts save lives and reduce crash severity,” said PennDOT Secretary Yassmin Gramian. “While they aren’t ...

 

Birmingham commemorates 245th

The fields of Sandy Hollow will be alive with Revolutionary War re-enactors to mark the 245th anniversary of the Battle of Brandywine. About 800 troops, almost equal numbers for Colonial and English armies, are expected to attend the two-day event. Also, 16 mounted re-enactors and about 10 field pieces are scheduled to be part of the celebration. “This will be one of ...

 

New curator at BRM

The Brandywine River Museum of Art announced today the appointment of William L. Coleman as the Wyeth Foundation Curator of the Andrew and Betsy Wyeth Collection and Director of the Andrew and Betsy Wyeth Study Center. Coleman, an experienced curator, art historian and teacher, will assume this newly created senior position at the Brandywine on October 17. Funded by ...

 

Overdose awareness remembered

On Thursday, Aug. 31, Chester County remembered the 109 lives lost in 2021 to drug overdose.  The Southern Chester County Chamber of Commerce, as part of the Chamber Alliance of Chester County, took time to remember with Vice Chairman-Commissioner Josh Maxwell in support of the Chester County Department of Drug and Alcohol Services campaigns to: ~ Raise awareness of ...

 

Library exec addresses SCCCC

Southern Chester County's favorite mid-day networking event recently gathered at Hartefeld National Golf Club. More than 35 members and guests from various regional industries enjoyed lunch while connecting and expanding their contacts. Event sponsor Kennett Library captivated the room with their presentation “We the People,” as the group envisioned a vibrant space ...

 

Monkeypox lands in DelCo

The Delaware County Health Department confirmed that a total of nine cases of monkeypox have been identified in Delaware County as of August 4. Cases have also been confirmed in recent weeks in Philadelphia and the neighboring collar counties of Bucks, Chester, and Montgomery. The nation has recorded more than 6,600 cases as of August 3, according to the U.S. Centers ...

 

113 more acres preserved in ChesCo

Natural Lands announced the successful preservation of the 113-acre Castle Rock Farm that straddles West Bradford and Newlin Townships, Chester County. The farm is adjacent to several other already-protected properties, adding to a growing greenway along West Branch Brandywine Creek. Using a land protection tool known as a conservation easement, Natural Lands has ...

 

Expanded PennDOT services for people with disabilities

In an effort to help provide its customers with improved service and increased convenience, PennDOT announced today that customers who have a Person with Disabilities Parking Placard can now have the option to renew, receive a replacement or update their address on their permanent Persons with Disabilities Parking Placard online from the comfort of their home. “This ...

 

Fathers and sons tee off at Radley

More than one-quarter of the teams in Radley Run Country Club’s annual Men’s Member-Guest Golf tournament, known as The Revolution, were comprised of fathers and sons. 16 out of the 60 teams were either Father/Member and Son/Guest or Son/Member and Father/Guest. The event was in late June. It was therefore fitting that the overall tournament winners, Eric and Don ...

 

Mother charged with hindering prosecution

Delaware County District Attorney Jack Stollsteimer announced Friday that a charge of hindering prosecution has been brought against Amanda Washington, the mother of Saddiq Washington, the 22-year-old charged in the June 29, murder of King Hua. “Last week’s tragic murder of King Hua has truly shocked the entire Delaware County community. The actions of defendant ...