Along the Ford

Around Town Nov. 16

• The first ever Potts Meadow Holiday Tree lighting is this Saturday, Nov. 18 from 4:30 to 8:30 p.m. The event is courtesy of the Barn Shops and the Brandywine Conservancy and Museum of Art. Visitors should park at the museum; there will be shuttle buses taking people to and from the barn Shops. There will be musical performances by students from the Oxford Arts ...

 
 

Moro officially announces Congressional bid

As the 11th of 12 kids and with eight brothers, Elizabeth Moro grew up learning how to work with people and fighting for equality from an early age. The soon-to-be Pennsbury resident hopes to bring those qualities to Washington as she campaigns for the Democratic nomination for Pennsylvania's 7th U.S. Congressional District seat. "I'm really upset by the disrespect I ...

 

CFHS makes new tradition from the old

The Chadds Ford Historical Society is introducing a new event for the holiday season. It’s Twilight Tidings at the Tavern, on Saturday, Dec. 2 at the Barns-Brinton House in Chadds Ford. Celebrate the season with a historic look at the four major holidays of the 18th century winter season: Christmas, New Year’s, Twelfth Night and Candlemas. Similar to the Society’s ...

 

Holiday traditions continue in Chadds Ford

Annual holiday traditions will be continuing in Chadds Ford Township this year, and a new one is about to begin. The large wreath will once again hang on the outside wall of the Brandywine River Museum of Art, while the inside — beginning on Black Friday — will feature Critter ornaments and the ever-popular O gauge model railroad. And though Chadds Ford Gallery is no ...

 

Roadwork for Nov. 11 through Nov. 17

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. 11 through Nov. 17. Motorists are urged to allow extra time if they are traveling through one of the construction zones. • Route 162 is scheduled to close next week between Brandywine Drive and Stargazer ...

 

Around Town Nov. 9

• The planned Nov. 15 residents’ forum in Chadds Ford for discussion of Pettinaro’s Ridge Road project has been postponed. Supervisors’ Chairman Frank Murphy sent an email Nov. 7 saying that representatives from PennDOT were unable to attend that night. PennDOT did offer alternative dates and they are being reviewed for availability. • It’s SHINE in the Vines at ...

 

Legislative updates Nov. 8

• A bill aimed at reforming the local tax collection system to reduce instances of fraud was signed into law on Oct. 30. Act 38 of 2017 prohibits checks made payable to a tax collector's name only. Under the new law, checks should be made payable to the name of the tax collector along with the office, title or position; or be made out just to the office, title or ...

 

Roadwork for Nov. 4 through Nov. 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 Nov. 4 through Nov. 10. Motorists are urged to allow extra time if they are traveling through one of the construction zones. • Daytime lane restrictions are scheduled next week for Route 52 (between Route 926 and ...

 

Around Town Nov. 2

• The Delaware Museum of Natural History presents selected works by artist Charles Allmond. Lending Legacies: The Art of Charles Allmond is on exhibit beginning Friday, Nov. 3 for the Art Loop, with an artist's reception from 5-8 p.m. Allmond's work focuses on capturing the unique way each animal moves. His abstract interpretation captures the unique movement of ...

 

Halloween candy safety

The Pennsylvania State Police are reminding parents to check their children’s candy cache when the kids get back from Trick-or-Treating. The adults should be aware of anything out of the ordinary in terms of wrapping or odor to help assure the candies aren’t tainted with anything or are otherwise dangerous. Specifically, adults should check for unusual candy ...

 

Pre Halloween fun

The weekend might have ended on a soggy note with an all-day rain Sunday but Saturday was bright and sunny making, great weather for the annual Harvest Festival in Concord Township and for Howl-O-Ween at GiggyBytes in Olde Ridge Village. There were dog and children costume contests, a baking contest and just a lot of fun.             ...