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Help Wanted – Brandywine Ace Pet & Farm

  Positions:     Warehouse Associate PT-30 hrs./week including 1 weekend day -Must be able to lift at least 50 lbs. Exceptional Employee Discount Stop in for an application or email resume to Cashier PT-25-30 hrs./week including 1 weekend day Exceptional Employee Discount      


Mushroom Festival canceled

For the first time in its history, the annual Kennett Square Mushroom Festival, originally scheduled this year for Sept. 12-13, 2020, will be canceled, due to increasing safety concerns expressed by its Board of Directors in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic. The board’s decision to cancel this year’s festival dovetails with the nearly global cancellation of nearly ...


Route 1 closed

Details are not yet available but reports are Route 1 is closed in both directions between Route 52 and Parkersville Road because of downed wires. State police don't know when the road will reopen. The downed wires are not related to work on the bridge near Longwood Gardens, police said.


Chadds Ford sunset

And just like that.... Mother Nature redeems herself tonight as the back edge of the cold front passed at sunset. Photo submitted by Above Ground Level Droneworks



Chadds Peak - Vince Moro

Sunrise over the lower pond of our Chadds Peak Farm. Submitted by Vince Moro


Flood view

Above Ground Level Droneworks

Flood photo of Chadds Ford. Submitted by Above Ground Level Droneworks.


New Book: Hemingway, Cuba and the Great Blue River

Q: What made you interested in Ernest Hemingway? A: Hemingway was the author who inspired me to start my writing career. I first read Hemingway’s novella “The Old Man and the Sea” in High School, then later got “hooked” when I read “For Whom the Bell Tolls” many years later. Q: Are you familiar with most of his works? A: Yes, I’ve read nearly all of his works and ...


12 Foot tall snowman

We decided to celebrate the snow by building a 12 foot tall snowman with the neighborhood kids. We then put red lights on it at night for fun. It's since been taken down, but here is a picture of the children's creation. Creighton Anderson


Get rooted and grow

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Freedoms Foundation scholarships approved

The Thornbury Township Board of Supervisors approved two  scholarships for students who are residents of the township to attend the Freedoms Foundation's “Spirit of America Youth Leadership Program” to be held April 12-15, 2018. Freedoms Foundation is a non-profit organization located in Valley Forge, PA. Its mission is to educate about American rights and ...


Lost cat. Please help.

Thank you so much. Our beloved Jinx returned home.