Along the Ford

Traffic advisory for Rt. 1 in Concord

A lane closure is scheduled for Route 1 in Concord Township on Monday and Tuesday for pothole repair Monday and Tuesday. A single lane closure is scheduled on northbound Route 1 between Brinton Lake Road and Evergreen Drive both days from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Motorists are advised to allow extra time when traveling through the work area because backups and delays will ...

 
 

Roadwork for Nov. 17 -Nov. 23

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 Nov. 17 -Nov. 23. Motorists are urged to allow extra time if they are traveling through one of the construction zones. Work schedules are subject to change. • Motorists should expect lane restrictions on Price ...

 

Around Town Nov. 15

• Brandywine Battlefield Park holds its annual Patriots’ Day this year on Saturday, Nov. 24 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Admission is $12 for adults, $10 seniors and $8 for children 6-12. The event includes lectures and demonstrations on the colonial period and the War for Independence. • It’s Enchanted Winter Day at Winterthur on Saturday, Dec. 1, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. ...

 

U-CF revamps facilities plan

A modified Long Range Facilities Plan was one of the topics of discussion for the Unionville-Chadds Ford School Board Monday night. Even before the subject came up during the agenda, it was a topic of resident comments. Former School Board Director Holly Manzone said she was pleased to see the outdoor facilities plan has been “pared down to a much, much more ...

 

Sanderson looking to improve facility

The Sanderson Museum on Creek Road on Chadds Ford is in need of some work, so the museum board held a fundraiser at Brandywine Prime Monday night. Several dozen people attended. Chuck Ulmann, the curator at the Sanderson, said they need $25,000 to $26,000 to keep the house in good condition. Wood needs to be replaced and the exterior needs painting. “We’ve got to ...

 

Living History: The end of WWI

“The human heart is the starting point of all matters pertaining to war." -Marechal de Saxe, 1732- In “The Guns of August” (1962), Pulitzer Prize-winning historian Barbara Tuchman quotes Bismarck’s prediction that “…some damned foolish thing in the Balkans…” would start the next war. Bismarck was right, but he likely had limited understanding of how gargantuan the ...

 

Roadwork for Nov. 10 -Nov. 16

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 Nov. 10 -Nov. 16. Motorists are urged to allow extra time if they are traveling through one of the construction zones. Work schedules are subject to change. • Driveway installation will cause lane restrictions on ...

 

Around Town Nov. 8

• The Chester County Youth Orchestra will be performing on Sunday, Nov. 18 at 3 p.m. at Fugett Middle School. The concert, featuring young Chester County musicians, will benefit Safe Harbor of Chester County. • The annual Christmas in Miniature exhibition gets underway on Wednesday, Nov. 28 at Barbara Moore Fine Art Gallery in the Barn Shops in Chadds Ford Township. ...

 

Barrar holds on, Roe gone

Democrats Mary Gay Scanlon and Chrissy Houlahan will be the newest representatives to serve in the U.S. House of Representatives come January. Both were voted into office to serve the newly formed 5thCongressional District for Delaware County and 6thCongressional District for Chester County, respectively. There’s also a new state representative for Pennsylvania’s ...

 

Roadwork for Nov. 3 through Nov. 9

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 Nov. 3 -Nov. 9. Motorists are urged to allow extra time if they are traveling through one of the construction zones. Work schedules are subject to change. • Motorists should expect lane closures on Millers Hill, ...

 

Around Town Nov. 1

• It’s that time of year again. The Brandywine River Museum of Art begins the holiday season with Holidays & Snowdays: Illustrations for Three Children’s Books Saturday, Nov. 3 through Sunday, Jan. 6. The exhibit includes work by three highly talented artists who have recently envisioned additions to that seasonal library. Beth Krommes gives us the beauty of an ...