Along the Ford

Chadds Ford Days back with a bang

It might not have been the sunniest of days but, after a year hiatus, Chadds Ford Days came back with a bang and a boom Saturday. And according to Chadds Ford Historical Society President Phyllis Recca, “Today’s Chadds Ford Days was a huge success.” Based on casual observations and comments, day one of the two-day fundraiser saw a better attendance and more energy ...

 
 

Blogging Along the Brandywine: ‘It might have been’

Many people of a certain age are familiar with the facts of the evening of Sept. 20, 1973. A single-engine Beechcraft E18Stook off from the NatchitochesRegional Airport inLa., failed to clear a tree at the end of the runway and crashed, killing all six aboard. One of them was famed singer-songwriter, Jim Croce. He was 30 years old.  His album “You Don’t Mess Around ...

 

Roadwork for Sept. 14-Sept. 20

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 Sept. 14-Sept. 20. Motorists are urged to allow extra time if they are traveling through one of the construction zones. Work schedules are subject to change. • Tree trimming will cause lane restrictions on Route ...

 

Around Town Sept 12

• Chadds Ford Days is back, after a year hiatus. It returns this weekend, Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 14 and 15, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., at the Chadds Ford Historical Society grounds on Creek Road. This family-friendly event celebrates the history of Chadds Ford and the Historical Society is looking forward to greeting many members of our society and the community. ...

 

Kennett to celebrate National Hispanic Heritage Month

National Hispanic Heritage Month, from Sept. 15 to Oct. 15, holds an important place in the calendar in Kennett Square, where we celebrate the Hispanic cultures of so many in our community — friends, neighbors, colleagues, and local business people. President Lyndon Johnson established Hispanic Heritage Week in 1968, and National Hispanic Heritage Month became law in ...

 

Roadwork for Sept. 7-Sept. 13

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 Sept. 7-Sept. 13. Motorists are urged to allow extra time if they are traveling through one of the construction zones. Work schedules are subject to change. • On Monday, Sept. 9, through Friday, Sept. 13, there ...

 

Around Town Sept 5

• It’s Grandparent's Day at Mt. Cuba gardens from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. this Sunday, Sept. 8. Stroll through Mt. Cuba's meadow and forested paths or embark on a hayride through our natural lands while celebrating grandparents and spending quality time together. Grandparents enjoy free admission when visiting with a grandchild. Admission for children ages 6-17 is $5; ...

 

County to aid Dorian victims

Delaware County District Attorney Kat Copeland announced today that her office is joining with Delaware County law enforcement officers and first responders to collect donations for Hurricane Dorian relief efforts. Local residents who would like to provide donations can drop off supplies to the District Attorney’s Office in the Delaware County Courthouse, 201 West ...

 

Roadwork for Aug. 31-Sept. 6

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 Aug. 31-Sept. 6. Motorists are urged to allow extra time if they are traveling through one of the construction zones. Work schedules are subject to change. • From Tuesday, Sept. 3, through Saturday, Sept. 7,from ...

 

Around Town Aug 29

• Celebrate Labor Day Weekend at the Chaddsford Winery’s three-day Jazz Festival. This weekend of wine, food and music kicks off on Saturday, Aug. 31 with back-to-back sets from local jazz musicians so you can kick back, relax, and enjoy summer's last hoorah. Choose from a variety of seasonal, Pennsylvania-made wines and wine cocktails, or select an ice-cold craft ...

 

Chadds Ford Days are back

It’s back like the Phoenix but with the great bird relying on its own roots for a comeback. It’s Chadds Ford Days, coming back to the Chadds Ford Historical Society on the weekend of Sept. 14 and 15 after a one year hiatus. The roots of Chadds Ford Days refer to the fact that the colonial fair began as, and should remain, a celebration of what Chadds Ford is all ...