Along the Ford

Around Town April 5

Kuerner Farm Photography Day is Friday, April 13.

• There is a drug collection event at Westminster Presbyterian Church this Saturday, April 7 from 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. Drive by and drop off all unwanted or expired medication. Intravenous solutions and injectables will not be accepted. The event is hosted in conjunction with the Chester County Department of Drug and Alcohol Services and Westtown-East Goshen Regional ...

 
 

Living History: Hemingway, part 3

Fidel Castro died on Nov. 25, 2016, at the age of 90 after ruling Cuba for almost five decades. During his reign, Castro turned Cuba into a Marxist-Communist dictatorship, with a centrally planned economy and nationalization of virtually every industry and small business. After relations with the United States soured in 1961 and the embargo ensued, Castro’s alliance ...

 

Roadwork for March 31 through April 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 Mach 31 through April 6. Motorists are urged to allow extra time if they are traveling through one of the construction zones. • Weekday lane restrictions for repaving are scheduled next week, April 3-6 in ...

 

Around Town March 29

• Delaware County Symphony presents a classical chamber ballet concert on Sunday, April 8 at 3 p.m. The event features Jennifer Nicole Campbell and Dasha Bukhartseva two classically trained pianists from Duo Impromp2 performing (four hands) on one Steinway Grand Piano accompanied by exquisitely costumed classically trained ballet dancers from the Academy of ...

 

Muddy Boots Fund created to benefit Boy Scouts and Stroud Center

Boy Scouts of all ages will now have more opportunities to spend time in the outdoors getting their boots muddy and becoming stewards of their local watersheds. As a result of a generous gift from brothers Greg, Barry, Keith, and Ray Bentley, the Chester County Council Boy Scouts of America and Stroud Water Research Center are expanding their partnership to offer ...

 

Living History: Hemingway, part 2

The Finca Vigia Meaning “Lookout Farm” in Spanish, the Finca Vigia on the outskirts of Havana is where Ernest Hemingway lived longer and was more productive than any other setting in the world. The house is in the village of San Francisco de Paula, roughly 12 miles southeast of downtown. His home is now a tourist attraction- the Museo Ernest Hemingway- which receives ...

 

Escape room reopens at CFHS

Starting at the end of March, the Chadds Ford Historical Society’s popular Escape Brandywine historic Escape Room experience will now be open every Saturday. Additional dates have been added for spring break, which includes Wednesday, March 28th – Saturday, March 31 and Wednesday, April 4 – Saturday, April 7.  Designed like other popular escape room games, Escape ...

 

Roadwork for March 24 through March 30

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 Mach 24 through March 30. Motorists are urged to allow extra time if they are traveling through one of the construction zones. • Contractor crews will be working on more than 60 state highways next week to repair ...

 

New motorcycle training for 2018

Courtesy of the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation, 2018 brings an exciting new line of Pennsylvania Motorcycle Safety Program clinics focused on developing operator proficiency among prospective, experienced, and new Pennsylvania riders. Clinics are offered free-of-charge to Pennsylvania residents who have a motorcycle learner’s permit or motorcycle license. ...

 

Around Town March 22

• The Chester County Orphans’ Court is seeking volunteers to serve county individuals who require guardianship – assisting the court in maintaining contact with any person deemed by the court who cannot make decisions about their daily lives, where they live, or medical or financial matters. Anyone interested in becoming part of the Orphans’ Court guardian program is ...

 

Closings for March 21

UPDATE: Chester County government and Concord Township municipal offices are also closed. With a forecast of heavy snow, the Unionville-Chadds Ford School District, Kennett Consolidated School District and and the Garnet Valley School District will be closed Wednesday, March 21. The Delaware County Government Center will also be closed..