Along the Ford

Roadwork for May 27 through June 2

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 May 27 through June 2. Motorists are urged to allow extra time if they are traveling through one of the construction zones. • Expect lane restrictions on Wawaset Road between Spring House Way and W. Doe Run Road ...

 
 

Be a spy for Washington

Your mission, should you accept it, is to find Gen. William Howe’s battle plan and defeat the British at Chadds Ford. That’s the basic idea behind Escape Brandywine, a new program at the Chadds Ford Historical Society. Designed like other popular escape room games, Escape Brandywine places players in the roles of spies on the eve of the Battle of Brandywine. Players ...

 

Around Town May 25

• Concord Township Council will hear a presentation by Bentley Homes during its June 6 meeting. Mitch Kotler of Bentley will present a concept plan for townhouse and carriage homes proposed for Route 1 and Thornton Road. The public meeting begins at 7 p.m. The presentation will be given under “Other Business.” • For the 10th year, Unionville High School students, ...

 

Crebilly talk turns to traffic

Traffic was the talk of Westtown Township last night, and some of that talk led to laughter. Traffic engineer Nicole Kline, of McMahon Traffic Engineers & Planners, is representing Toll Bros. in its application to turn Crebilly Farm — at the intersection of Routes 202 and 926 — into a residential development. Toll wants to build a minimum of 317 homes on the ...

 

Counselors overdose at halfway house

Two counselors at an addiction facility died from opioid overdoses last Sunday, according to a press release issued today by Chester County District Attorney Tom Hogan. Emergency responders were called to Freedom Ridge Recovery Lodge in West Brandywine shortly after 2 p.m. Sunday, May 21 after residents found the two counselors unresponsive in their respective rooms. ...

 

Roadwork for May 20 through May 26

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 May 20 through May 26. Motorists are urged to allow extra time if they are traveling through one of the construction zones. • In conjunction with the Route 322 expansion project, Featherbed Lane will closed for ...

 

Around Town May 18

• The Bayard Taylor Home & Garden Tour, benefiting the library's Children's Programs and Adult Literacy, will be held on Saturday, June 3, from 10 to 4.  This year's tour, It's All About the View, will explore the Unionville area known for its horse farms, equestrian sports and stunning views of the rolling hills of Chester County. Tickets for the tour are $40 ...

 

Roadwork for May 13 through May 19

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 May 13 through May 19. Motorists are urged to allow extra time if they are traveling through one of the construction zones. • Shoulder cutting will cause intermittent lane closures on Route 842 between Newark and ...

 

New owners for Hank’s Place

It's the end of an era in Chadds Ford Village. For the first time in 26 years, Hank's Place, the popular eatery on Creek Road at Route 1, has new owners. Anthony and Katie Young, of West Grove, bought the restaurant from Peter and Voula Skiadas. The sale was official Tuesday, May 9. Anthony Young said there wouldn't be any changes Hank's. The menu will remain the ...

 

Around Town May 11

• It’s the end of an era for Hank’s Place, the popular eatery at Route 1 and Creek Road in Chadds Ford Township. Owners Peter and Voula Skiadas sold the restaurant on May 9. The new owner is Anthony Young who is a former chef at the Dilworthtown Inn and at Iron Hill Brewery and Restaurant. • On Saturday, May 13, at 5:30 p.m., artist P. Buckley Moss will be at the ...

 

New exhibit at Sanderson

The Christian C. Sanderson Museum in Chadds Ford Township opened a new exhibit today, Wyeth Unplugged. The exhibit features artwork and photos by members of the Wyeth family as well as letters shared between the museum's namesake, Chris Sanderson, and Wyeth family members N.C, Andy and Jamie. Museum curator Chuck Ulmann said many of the items in the exhibit were ...