Along the Ford

Around Town Feb 8

The Polar Plunge is this Saturday, Feb. 10.

• The preliminary hearing for Msgr. Gregory Parlante, formerly of St. Cornelius Church, was continued to Feb. 22. Parlante is accused of illegal drug possession and stealing from the church's Sunday collection. • Chadds Ford Township supervisors announced Feb. 7 that the spring Roadside Cleanup and Recycle Day is Saturday, April 21. The township will also host the ...

 
 

Weather advisory

* Winter weather advisory in effect from 4 a.m. to 11 a.m. EST Wednesday. * Mixed precipitation expected. Total snow accumulations of up to one inch, and ice accumulations of a light glaze are expected. * Portions of central and northern New Jersey and southeast Pennsylvania, including the Philadelphia metropolitan area are included in the forecast. * Precipitation ...

 

Natural Lands adds acres to ChesLen

The largest privately-owned nature preserve open to the public in Southeastern Pennsylvania just got even bigger with the addition of 20 acres of rare habitat. Natural Lands, a regional land conservation organization, announced that its ChesLen Preserve, in Newlin Township, expanded to 1,282 acres when the organization purchased land from an adjacent neighbor. ...

 

Roadwork for Feb. 3 through Feb. 9

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. 3 through Feb. 9. Motorists are urged to allow extra time if they are traveling through one of the construction zones. • Barrier installation continues to cause indefinite lane closures on Brandywine Creek ...

 

Around Town Feb 1

• On Sunday, Feb. 11, the Chadds Ford Historical Society will be hosting their annual fundraising dining event at Hank’s Place restaurant. The fundraiser, called “Hankering for History,” will be held from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. A portion of the day’s sales will be donated to the Society to support its mission of history, education and preservation. The Historical Society ...

 

Roadwork for Jan. 27 through Feb. 2

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 Jan. 27 through Feb. 2. Motorists are urged to allow extra time if they are traveling through one of the construction zones. • PennDOT maintenance and contractor crews will be working on more than 60 state ...

 

Around Town Jan. 25

• Uptown! Knauer Performing Arts Center with Windish Music & Productions presents Frederick J. on Friday, Feb. 16 at 7:30 p.m., a Philly Theatre Week show. Audiences from the Greater Philadelphia region have the opportunity to see Frederick J. One Man Band at the low Theatre Week price of $15 per ticket. A limited number of tickets are available through the ...

 

Campaign for the Johnson Family continues

The campaign to help the Johnson Family raise money continues this Sunday with a dinner at Sovana Bistro. As previously reported, Joanna Johnson — a teacher at Unionville High School — has two sons, Elliott and Henry, with Duchenne muscular dystrophy. To chauffer the boys, the family is in need of a new van to accommodate two wheelchairs. A GoFundMe campaign was ...

 

Roadwork for Jan. 20 through Jan. 26

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 Jan. 20 through Jan. 26. Motorists are urged to allow extra time if they are traveling through one of the construction zones. • Sunoco Pipeline has closed Route 352 at Boot Road in East Goshen Township, for pipe ...

 

Around Town Jan. 18

• Unionville baseball used equipment donations are now being accepted and a special drop off event has been arranged to make donating even easier.  For the next two Saturdays, Jan. 20 and 27, from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m., the school will be accepting donations outside of the UHS Gym entrance, the side entrance of school- gymnasium entrance. All sporting goods and ...

 

UHS family nears GoFundMe goal

The Unionville High School family dealing with two sons who have a form of muscular dystrophy is overwhelmed with the amount of support they’ve received. According to the GoFundMe page, supporters have donated more than $54,000 of the $80,000 needed for a wheelchair accessible van. The funding campaign started a month ago as part of the 25 Days of Christmas. Joanna ...