Local News Chadds Ford

Supervisors meet with HOA reps

Chadds Ford Township supervisors Wednesday night met with representatives from a variety of homeowners associations. According to Township Manager Amanda Serock, the meeting was designed to improve communication between residents and the township government. Supervisor Noelle Barbone used the controversial Ridge Road development in Concord Township as an example of ...

 
 

Rumor flies over Ridge Road plan

Angst over the possible widening of Ridge Road led to a discussion of an unsubstantiated rumor during the Sept. 6 Chadds Ford Township Board of Supervisors' meeting. At the end of the meeting, township Manager Amanda Serock announced her resignation after three years on the job. Early on in the meeting, Serock and township engineer Mike Schneider gave a brief update ...

 

Timeline on Pettinaro litigation

According to Chadds Ford Township solicitor Mike Maddren, there is not yet a hearing date for the lawsuit over the proposed commercial development on Route 202 at Ridge Road in Concord Township. The property abuts Chadds Ford Township and involves widening Ridge Road to six lanes. The suit now involves Pettinaro, Concord and Chadds Ford townships and possibly ...

 

Olde Ridge aiding Harvey victims

Shop owners at The Olde Ridge Village Shoppes in Chadds Ford are taking part in relief efforts to help the victims of Hurricane Harvey in Texas. James Cunius, of Cunius Martial Arts, sent out an email to other shop owners in the center on Wednesday asking for help in collecting needed supplies and that his studio would be the collection point. Though Cunius was ...

 

Truckloads of food sheriff to sheriff

The first truckload of food is on its way to San Patricio County Texas.  The second truck is now being loaded in front of the Giant food store in Dilworthtown located located at 1393 Dilworthtown Road in West Chester. Chester County Sheriff Carolyn Welsh wanted to make sure the food that was collected went to those in need. She directly contacted Sheriff Leroy Moody ...

 

The 240th Anniversary of the Battle of the Brandywine

Most of the horse trails are now overgrown with trees and brush or converted into paved macadam roadways. Many of the fields where men lay wounded have been replaced with houses, businesses and small farms. Yet the story of America’s struggle for independence endures around Chester County and some of its silent witnesses remain today. In the Fall of 1777, George ...

 

Rt. 926 Bridge opens ahead of schedule

A contract laden with incentives for on-time completion and disincentives for delays worked. The Route 926 Bridge over the Brandywine Creek opened not just on time, but a week early. PennDOT and local officials held a ribbon cutting ceremony this morning to officially re-open the bridge, though it's not open to regular traffic until sometime later this afternoon. ...

 

Pennsbury hears Walkable Chadds Ford

While Chadds Ford Township might not need a letter of support from Pennsbury Township supervisors, at least one of those supervisors said he could support the project. Supervisor Aaron McIntyre said he likes what he heard from Peter Simone, of Simone Collins, the consultant on the Walkable Chadds Ford project. Simone addressed the Pennsbury Board of Supervisors on ...

 

New homes planned for Chadds Ford

A proposal for new homes on Ridge Road in Chadds Ford is now in the mix, but exactly how many there could be remains unknown. The proposal is for the 32.8-acre area on Ridge at Ring Road. Anthony Dambro owns the property. Engineer Jim Fritsch presented a sketch plan to the Planning Commission for nine new homes in the R-1, 2-acre minimum, Zoning District. However, ...

 

Phase two Strode’s Barn preservation complete

East Bradford Township, with support from the Friends of Strode’s Mill, has recently completed the second phase of a multi-year effort to preserve and restore the historic Strode’s Barn, a contributing resource to the Strode’s Mill National Register Listed Historic District, located at the intersection of Lenape and Birmingham Roads, along the Brandywine Valley ...

 

BHCU donates charging station to library

Delaware County credit union, BHCU, has donated a multi-device charging station to Rachel Kohl Library. The station will charge up to eight devices at a time, helping Rachel Kohl patrons with efficient and convenient charging technology. Rachel Kohl Library, a nonprofit, community library serving over 40,000 people continues their ongoing mission to celebrate the ...