Along the Ford

Consortium announces plans for du Pont Estate

 Longwood Gardens and The Conservation Fund have entered into a binding agreement with Granogue Reserve, LTD., LLC (GRLLC) for Longwood to acquire and operate Granogue, the 505-acre estate and long-time residence of the late Mr. and Mrs. Irénée du Pont, Jr. located in New Castle County, Delaware. The agreement is based on a plan that was worked on jointly ...

 
 

Road Report for Feb. 4 through Feb. 10

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 Feb. 4 through Feb. 10. Motorists are urged to allow extra time if traveling through one of the construction zones. Work schedules are subject to change. • From Wednesday, Feb. 15, through early March, a 24/7 road ...

 

Around Town Feb. 2

• The world-famous Harlem Wizards will visit Unionville High School on Friday, Feb. 10 for an evening of great fun and fundraising. Doors open at 6 p.m. and tip-off is at 7. The Wizards will compete against the UCF All-Stars, a team of Unionville-Chadds Ford teachers, principals, and staff from all six of our schools. The event is a fundraiser for the UCF Education ...

 

Road Report for Jan. 28 through Feb. 3

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 Jan. 28 through Feb. 3. Motorists are urged to allow extra time if traveling through one of the construction zones. Work schedules are subject to change. • Utility restoration will cause daytime lane closures on ...

 

Around Town Jan .26

• Delaware County Symphony presents Artistic Inspirations- Chamber Concert, the second concert of the 2022-2023 season. The program includes Mozart’s String Quartet No. 21 in D major, Aaron Copland’s Quiet City, and a performance of Beethoven’s String Quartet Op. 18, No. 5. The concert will be on Feb. 5 at 3 p.m. in Neumann University's Meagher Theatre. Tickets for ...

 

Road Report for Jan. 21 through Jan. 27

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 Jan. 21 through Jan. 27. Motorists are urged to allow extra time if traveling through one of the construction zones. Work schedules are subject to change. • There will be periodic daytime lane closures along Doe ...

 

Around Town Jan. 19

• Care for some floral cupcakes? How about making them? Join floral designer Chad Wlazelek at Longwood Gardens for a fun spin on the cupcake as he demonstrates how to create a floral design inspired by this beloved sweet treat and create your own to take home and proudly display. He will also share a cupcake recipe for you to try at home. The in-person class is ...

 

Conservancy celebrates milestone

The Brandywine Conservancy recently celebrated milestone achievements in land conservation as it ended 2022 with more than 500 total conservation easements held by the organization, while also exceeding 70,000 acres of land that have been permanently preserved through both direct and facilitated easements. Staff completed a total of 32 conservation projects ...

 

Road Report for Jan. 14 through Jan. 20

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 Jan. 14 through Jan. 20. Motorists are urged to allow extra time if traveling through one of the construction zones. Work schedules are subject to change. • PennDOT announced that the Route 162 — Embreeville Road ...

 

Around Town Jan. 12

• The YMCA of Greater Brandywine is offering a free introductory pickleball clinic this Sunday, Jan. 15. Clinics will be held at 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. at the Oscar Lasko YMCA in downtown West Chester. Each introductory clinic will last three hours and feature two hours of instruction from YMCA pickleball pros and one hour of structured open play. All are welcome to ...

 

Empowering women in the tri-state

To empower women leaders as they navigate a post-pandemic world, the Junior League of Wilmington is hosting its eighth annual Women’s Leadership Summit on Saturday, Feb. 25, at Ed Oliver Golf Club from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Tickets are available now for $55. Attendees will learn how to adapt and become more resilient when embracing change at home, work, or in the ...