Along the Ford

Around Town March 9

Artist Alyce Grunt paints her impression of the swamp area behind Hank’s Place. Grunt took part in the Chadds Ford Historical Society's Plein Air fundraiser.

  • On Friday, March 10, and Saturday, March 11, Radley Run will hold its eighth annual art show. This year the show will benefit Community Volunteers in Medicine and the Chester County Art Association. On Friday evening, Radley Run is donating the use of the space and will provide complimentary hor's d’ oeuvres and there will be a cash bar available. The event ...

 
 

Free motorcycle safety courses offered

With the approach of warmer temperatures and the motorcycle riding season in Pennsylvania, PennDOT is urging riders of all ages to prepare by taking a free motorcycle training course. These courses are available to Pennsylvania residents throughout the commonwealth through the Pennsylvania Motorcycle Safety Program. Free courses for novice through seasoned riders are ...

 

Family Promise gets new home

Family Promise of Southern Chester County, an organization dedicated to helping families experiencing homelessness, now has a new home of its own. The organization left it’s old building in West Grove and moved its Resource Center into new space on Baltimore Pike in New Garden Township. Family Promise Executive Director Sue Minarchi said the new location “gives us ...

 

Roadwork for March 4 through March 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 March 4 through March 10. Motorists are urged to allow extra time if they are traveling through one of the construction zones. • Utility installation will cause lane restrictions on Route 202 between Ridge and ...

 

Around Town March 2

• The bonfire fundraiser for Save the Valley is this Saturday, March 4, at Ramsey’s Farm, 500 Ramsey Road in Wilmington. The vent runs from 5-9 p.m. and the cost is $10 per person. Children under 6 get in free. The rain date is March 11. • Chester County’s Department of Drug Alcohol Services announces Chester County’s participation in “Black Balloon Overdose ...

 

Road restriction in Newlin Township 

PennDOT announced today that Brandywine Creek Road will be closed between Green Valley Road and Powell Road in Newlin Township March 2, from 7 a.m. to 3p.m., for the installation of concrete barrier to close this section of the road to westbound traffic. During the operation, Brandywine Creek Road through traffic will be detoured over Strasburg Road and Mortonville ...

 

Roadwork for Feb. 25 through March 3

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 Feb. 25 through March 3. Motorists are urged to allow extra time if they are traveling through one of the construction zones. • Route 82 in East Fallowfield Township, between Valley and Strasburg roads, remains ...

 

Around Town Feb. 23

• The Chester County Historical Society, in partnership with Longwood Gardens, presents “A Legacy of Plant Exploration,” on Thursday, March 2 from 6:30 to 9 p.m. Enjoy a wine and cheese reception at Chester County Historical Society, tour the exhibit and learn from three notable speakers: artist Adrian Martinez, Longwood Gardens instructor David Culp, and Longwood ...

 

Roadwork for Feb. 18 through Feb. 24

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 Feb. 18 through Feb. 24. Motorists are urged to allow extra time if they are traveling through one of the construction zones. • On Tuesday, Feb. 21, through Friday, Feb. 24, between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m., lane ...

 

Around Town Feb. 16

• The Uptown! Speaker Series opens its 2017 season at the Knauer Performing Arts Center on Feb. 21, at 6:30 p.m. The first speaker in the series will be Mike Huggins of Transformation Yoga Project. Huggins is the founder of the project, which offers, “healing through empowerment.” For a full listing of events, visit uptownwestchester.org. • All Chester County ...

 

Planners recommend approval for Crebilly

Westtown Township Planning Commission members Monday night voted to recommend approval for Toll Bros. planned development for Crebilly Farm. The vote was 6-1 with commission Vice Chairman Russ Hatton casting the lone “no” vote. Hatton’s concern centered on traffic and the thought that Toll has not met the burden of proof for showing traffic congestion would be no ...