Along the Ford

Roadwork for May 25-May 31

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 25-May 31. Motorists are urged to allow extra time if they are traveling through one of the construction zones. Work schedules are subject to change. • Power line replacement will cause lane closures on ...

 
 

Killion bill takes aim at puppy mills

State Sen. Tom Killion, R-9, paid a visit to GiggyBites in Olde Ridge Village Thursday evening to talk about SB 44, his bill that aims to make pet sales more humane in Pennsylvania. It’s a nonpartisan bill, he said, because Democratic state Sen. Andy Dinniman is a co-sponsor as are 27 other state senators. Killion, however, is the primary sponsor. “We’ve been trying ...

 

Around Town May 23

• The 48th annual Antiques Show at the Brandywine River Museum of Art is this Saturday to Monday, May 25-27. On Saturday, the Antiques Show Breakfast and Lecture features Douglas Allen — artist, collector and author — who will speak about assembling his impressive and interesting collection of N. C. Wyeth ephemera over seven decades. A portion of his collection will ...

 

Music jamboree held for the community

The meadow at Chadds Ford Historical Society was alive with music Saturday as the society held its first-ever Valley Jamboree, a two-day music festival. Sunshine and pleasant temperatures blended well with what CFHS President Phyllis Recca called a community event. “We’re stressing this is for the community,” she said while busy making a last minute check. “It’s a ...

 

Roadwork for May 18-May 24

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 18-May 24. Motorists are urged to allow extra time if they are traveling through one of the construction zones. Work schedules are subject to change. • A temporary traffic signal is scheduled for a weekday ...

 

Passport is queen of Real ID

As of Oct. 1, 2020, anyone wanting to take a domestic commercial flight in the United States will need some sort of Real ID document. People will also need such a document to enter some federal facilities — not post offices — and nuclear power plants. But not everyone needs a Real ID card. A valid U.S. passport or passport card will suffice. “Your passport is the ...

 

Around Town May 16

• Pennsylvania State Police from the Media barracks will be conducting a child car seat safety check at the barrack’s parking lot on Thursday and Friday, May 23 and 24 from 2-6 p.m. Appointments are required. To make an appointment, phone 610-558-7074 or email jetobin@pa.gov. • The Tim Wadsworth exhibit at Barbara Moore Fine Art has been extended through the end of ...

 

Around Town May 9

• Concord Township Historical Society Museum — 659 Smithbridge Road — will be open 1-4 p.m. on Sunday, May 12. The museum will open again on second Sundays in October and November, and will also open on Community Day, Saturday, Sept. 7. Visit the Concord Township Historical Society website for more information, go here. • Members of the Chester County Astronomical ...

 

Music festival at CFHS May 18 and 19

As part of its mission to bring family-friendly events to its spring event schedule, the Chadds Ford Historical Society introduces a brand-new music festival this year – Valley Jamboree. This two-day event is scheduled for Saturday, May 18, from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. and Sunday, May 19 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. It will be held rain or shine, on the society’s open fields ...

 

Gravestone finds new home

The gravestone of the master mason who helped build Pennsylvania’s first capitol building has a new home after years of being stored or used as a doorstep. Members of the Westtown Township Historical Commission rededicated the stone of Valentine Kirgan during a brief ceremony at the Birmingham Lafayette Cemetery in Birmingham Township Saturday. Kirgan was born in ...

 

Roadwork for May 4-May 10

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 4-May 10. Motorists are urged to allow extra time if they are traveling through one of the construction zones. Work schedules are subject to change. Aqua Pennsylvania is planning weekday lane restrictions ...