Along the Ford

Military group honors Barrar

The Pennsylvania Department of Military and Veterans Affairs (DMVA) inducted the former state Rep. Stephen E. Barrar, into its prestigious Hall of Fame. The Hall of Fame recognizes citizens for their exceptional service to the department, the Pennsylvania National Guard, and Pennsylvania’s veterans. “The DMVA Hall of Fame enshrines exceptional people, like Steve ...

 
 

Road Report for Oct. 23 to Oct. 29

PennDOT has announced the following road projects, which are weather-dependent and could affect drivers in the greater Chadds Ford area during the week of Oct. 23 to Oct. 29. Motorists are urged to allow extra time if they are traveling through one of the construction zones. Work schedules are subject to change. • Pole replacement will cause daytime lane closures on ...

 

Around Town Oct. 21

• Longwood Gardens’ Chrysanthemum Festival continues through Nov. 14. Big, bold colors and thousands of carefully nurtured and trained chrysanthemums abound during this imaginative display serving as the largest and oldest of its kind in North America. Timed admission tickets are required. For tickets, go here. • Concord Township’s Harvest Festival is this Saturday, ...

 

Giving Campaign for Kennett Library

For more than a century, the Kennett Library has sparked literacy, connection, innovation, opportunity, and much more. As we plan and build a new library for the next generation, we invite everyone to consider a gift to the Community Giving Campaign to support this new $20 million, 33,425 square-foot Library & Resource Center. This transformational project, in ...

 

Lineups set for local elections

Election day is two weeks away, Tuesday, Nov. 2. While most of the candidates for local offices are incumbents running unopposed, some seats are contested. One township has 12 candidates running for six township council seats, and one school board race has a newcomer write-in candidate. Incumbent Unionville-Chadds Ford School Board Directors Jeff Hellrung and Elise ...

 

Road Report for Oct. 16 to Oct. 22

PennDOT has announced the following road projects, which are weather-dependent and could affect drivers in the greater Chadds Ford area during the week of Oct. 16 to Oct. 22. Motorists are urged to allow extra time if they are traveling through one of the construction zones. Work schedules are subject to change. • Pole replacement will cause daytime lane closures on ...

 

Around Town Oct 14

• It’s Luminaria Nights tonight, tomorrow, and Saturday as Longwood Gardens shares an artfully designed display inspired by sashiko —a traditional hand-stitching practice developed in Japan that is as meaningful as it is beautiful. Best viewed from the elevated perspective of the Fountain Terrace on the south side of the Main Fountain Garden, take in the sight of ...

 

Road Report for Oct. 9 to Oct. 15

PennDOT has announced the following road projects, which are weather-dependent and could affect drivers in the greater Chadds Ford area during the week of Oct. 9 to Oct. 15. Motorists are urged to allow extra time if they are traveling through one of the construction zones. Work schedules are subject to change. • Aerial maintenance will cause daytime lane shifts on ...

 

Around Town Oct. 7

The Great Pumpkin Carve is back. The annual event returns to the Chadds Ford Historical Society Thursday through Sunday, Oct. 14, 15, and 16. More than 70 giant pumpkins will be carved by local artists on Thursday and will be lit and displayed on Friday and Saturday. All three nights will have a kid-friendly haunted trail, raffle prizes, and live music from Kenny ...

 

Road Report for Oct. 2 to Oct. 8

PennDOT has announced the following road projects, which are weather-dependent and could affect drivers in the greater Chadds Ford area during the week of Oct. 2 to Oct. 8. Motorists are urged to allow extra time if they are traveling through one of the construction zones. Work schedules are subject to change. • Aerial maintenance will cause daytime lane shifts on ...

 

Around Town Sept. 30

• Thinking about learning at Longwood? Capture autumn’s transformation with exclusive early morning opportunities to photograph amid golden light at Longwood Gardens. Join us for two sessions, spaced two weeks apart to beautifully capture how a short period of time can lead to a dramatic change in the autumn landscape. Complete your experience with online ...