Along the Ford

Roadwork for April 29 through May 5

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 April 29 through May 5. Motorists are urged to allow extra time if they are traveling through one of the construction zones. • Detours remain in effect on Route 926 because of work on the bridge over the ...

 
 

Around Town April 27

• The rain on Saturday, April 22 forced the postponement of two area events. The Pennsbury Township Yard Sale and the bonfire at Ramsey Farm in support of preserving Beaver Valley have both been moved to Saturday, April 29. The yard sale begins at 9 a.m. in Pennsbury’s park behind the municipal building. The bonfire is scheduled for 5-9 p.m. at Ramsey’s Farm, 500 ...

 

The Beaver Valley Bonfire and Hayride moved to next Saturday

The Beaver Valley Bonfire and Hayride event is moving next Saturday, 4/29, due to the rain from 5 to 9 p.m. at Ramsey's Farm We're almost there -we have only $175k left to raise to purchase the land. Please continue to donate online this week, and help make next Saturday a celebration! http://www.brandywine.org/conservancy/get-involved/save-beaver-valley Save the Valley

 

Roadwork for April 22 through April 28

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 April 22 through April 28. Motorists are urged to allow extra time if they are traveling through one of the construction zones. • Right lane restrictions are scheduled on Route 926 at Pocopson Road in Pocopson ...

 

Toll, Westtown talk sewers for Crebilly

On-site sewers were the lead topic during the April 19 conditional use hearing in Westtown Township concerning Toll Bros. proposed development of Crebilly Farm. But the testimony, according to one supervisor, was strictly to satisfy a township requirement. Neither Toll nor the township wants an on-site system. Engineer Fred Ebert, whose area of expertise is ...

 

Around Town April 20

• Darlington Arts Center of Garnett Valley is celebrating the arts in the community with A Toast to the Arts on Sunday, April 23 at 2 p.m. This annual event, to be held at the Concord Country Club, provides an opportunity to showcase the students and programs at Darlington Arts Center with performances in dance and instrumental music. The afternoon schedule also ...

 

Roadwork for April 15 through April 21

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 April 15 through April 21. Motorists are urged to allow extra time if they are traveling through one of the construction zones. • Right lane restrictions are scheduled on Route 926 at Pocopson Road in Pocopson ...

 

Around Town April 13

• Saturday, April 22, is filled with local activities. Pennsbury Township will hold its annual yard sale from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. and Chadds Ford Township will have its annual recycling day in conjunction with the Civic Association’s road cleanup, which begins at 8 a.m. Additionally, the Young Friends of the Brandywine will be holding its cleanup of the banks along the ...

 

Rails become trails in DelCo

Delaware County Council joined recreationists across the nation to kick off the spring trail season and Rails-to-Trails Conservancy's Opening Day for Trails by officially opening the largest county-owned trail to date at a ribbon cutting ceremony last Saturday in Middletown Township. After nearly 20 years of land acquisition and planning, and construction to ...

 

Around Town April 5

• Natural Lands Trust is planning two tree plantings this weekend in Chester County. The first is Friday, April 7, from 9 a.m. to noon at the Stroud Preserve. (Use private entrance: 449 Lucky Hill Rd., West Chester.) The goal is to plant 300 trees and 50 shrubs at the preserve. On Saturday, April 8, also from 9 to noon, NLT hopes to plant 500 trees and 100 shrubs at ...

 

Flood watch in effect through Friday

The National Weather Service is calling for a Flood Watch in Chester County from Thursday morning through Friday afternoon. Heavy rain is expected to begin late tonight through Thursday afternoon. There is potential for flooding on area creeks and streams and in poor drainage and urban areas during and shortly after the heavy rainfall. Some main stem rivers may flood ...