Local News Chadds Ford

Hank’s hearing rescheduled

Chadds Ford Township supervisors will hold a conditional use hearing and hear the land use application for Hank’s Place at 11 a.m. on Thursday, Dec. 22. They were originally scheduled for Dec. 7, but there was a mix-up in advertising which necessitated the change. Supervisors are also scheduled to vote on the 2023 budget during that special meeting. During the Dec. 7 ...

 
 

Apartments and loop road offered

In a recent op/ed piece, Brian Coyle, the president and CEO of the Henderson Group, made Henderson’s case for what Coyle said is a needed trade-off, an apartment complex in exchange for a completed loop road system. He wants Chadds Ford Township to approve a text amendment allowing for an age-restricted apartment complex — ages 55-plus — on the vacant lot at Route 1 ...

 

Charges waived in CF shooting

Richard Falcone, who was charged with three criminal counts had two of the charges completely waived and a third waived down to a misdemeanor in a Nov. 15 hearing. Falcone had been charged in connection with a Sept. 10 shooting incident on Webb Road. Police were called in the early morning hours of that Saturday for reports of gunshots. Falcone eventually surrendered ...

 

Hank’s gets recommendations

Chadds Ford Planning Commission members gave two recommendations for Hank’s Place during the commission’s meeting Wednesday night. They recommended the Board of Supervisors approve Hank’s conditional use application and land use plan. The vote on both was unanimous. The commission is a recommending body only and does not grant approvals on its own. As previously ...

 

Chadds Ford meeting update part two

The continuation of the Nov. 2 Chadds Ford Board of Supervisors meeting planned for Nov. 10 is back on. It had been canceled due to a lack of a quorum, but there will be at least two supervisors taking part, based on an email from the township. The meeting is for a discussion on the 2023 budget and will start at 9 a.m.

 

Chadds Ford meeting update

The scheduled Nov. 10 continuation of the Nov. 2 supervisors' meeting has been canceled due to not having a quorum. It is presently unclear when they'll get back to the budget presentation and discussion.

 

Chadds Ford in brief

In a quick Chadds Ford Township Board of Supervisors meeting Wednesday night, township Manager Matt Baumann gave a very brief rundown of the timeline for adopting the 2023 budget. No numbers were yet ready, but he said the tax rate would continue to be one of the two lowest in Delaware County. He said a full presentation would be ready for the Nov. 30 work session ...

 

Falcone hearing continued

A preliminary hearing for a Chadds Ford man has been continued a second time. Richard Falcone, of Webb Road, was charged with making terroristic threats and reckless endangerment after he shot into an occupied structure in the 400 block of Webb Road in the early morning hours on Sept. 10. An initial hearing was scheduled for Sept. 20, but that was continued to Oct. ...

 

Candidates address CF GOP

With just a few days more than two weeks before the midterm elections, candidates talked issues with Chadds Ford Republicans. The local GOP held its fall luncheon at Penn Oaks Country Club Saturday, with incumbent state Rep. Craig Williams and U.S. representative candidate Dave Galluch on hand. Also attending was Manny Jones, representing the Mehmet Oz campaign for ...

 

Chadds Ford in brief

Chadds Ford Township Supervisors made quick work of three items they tabled during the September work session. They voted to change the website vendor, chose to lease a new scanner plotter, and change the access control of Turner’s Mill, the municipal building. CivicPlus will become the new provider for the township’s website. According to township Manager Matt ...

 

Volunteer Deb Reardon dies

Longtime Chadds Ford Township volunteer Deb Reardon died Tuesday, Oct 11. She had been fighting cancer for about six years. She was 74. Reardon spent about 20 years with the Chadds Ford Open Space Committee. She’s credited with helping to create the township’s first fee-in-lieu ordinance to generate open space funds and wrote the grant that helped create the Harvey ...