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BHCU offers new savings account

Founded in 1952 in Ridley Park, Pennsylvania, BHCU is a federally insured credit union that provides comprehensive banking services to its members. Originally established to serve employees of Boeing (formally Vertol) and their family members, BHCU recently opened an office in Glen Mills, PA and expanded to a community-based credit union, exclusively serving Delaware ...

 
 

Blizzard warning

The National Weather Service has issued a Blizzard Warning for Chester County from 8 p.m. tonight until 6 p.m. Tues. We are encouraging residents to stay off the roads during the storm. Do NOT call 911 to report power outages. Please call your energy provider directly. For more info on the storm go to: http://www.weather.gov/phi/ As of 5:00pm today all Chester County ...

 

12-18 inches of snow predicted for Chesco

****Update: Anticipated Timing: Snow starting Monday mainly after 11 p.m. Snow will continue during the day on Tuesday.  Snow is forecasted mainly before 7 pm on Tuesday and will taper off Tuesday night into Wednesday.  Hazards with this storm include accumulating snow, coastal flooding, and strong winds. At the current time we are forecasting 12-18 inches of snow ...

 

Concord upholds Pettinaro condition

Concord Township Council Tuesday night upheld a nine-year-old condition for a commercial development that borders Chadds Ford Township. That condition requires the developer, the Pettinaro Co., to have Chadds Ford sign off on PennDOT approved highway improvements.  But the decision to keep the condition could lead to legal action. The vote was 4-0, with Council ...

 

Henderson moves on Hillman roundabout

The Henderson Group is taking steps to move forward with at least the first part of the Hillman Drive extension to complete the loop road. Henderson has gotten the OK to submit a grading application and plan to build the roundabout at Hillman and Evergreen Place. Attorney Ross Weiss told the Chadds Ford Board of Supervisors during the March 1 meeting that going ahead ...

 

Significant snow storm predicted

Significant snow storm is predicted for later tonight and tomorrow morning with a high impact for travel the Thursday morning commute. Snow will quickly develop from west to east after Midnight tonight. However, it will start as rain from about the I-95 corridor eastward, with a transition to snow from northwest to southeast early Thursday morning. The change over to ...

 

Concord Township tax bills

Concord Township is reminding property owners on how to pay their property tax bills. In a township-wide email, property owners are reminded of the five ways to make a payments: Mail your check and tax bill to the TD Bank address indicated on your bill. Checks sent to TD Bank without a tax bill will be rejected and delays in posting will be encountered. Hand deliver ...

 

Closed for renovations

The Wawa on Route 202 at Naaman's Creek Road in Concord Township is closed for renovations. Motorists can still buy gas, however. The store is scheduled to reopen Feb. 15. At that time, the new beer section will also be open. Concord supervisors gave conditional approval for beer sales at the store in 2015.

 

Route 202 backup

Traffic is backed up on northbound Route 202 on Jan. 12 as work crews replace a traffic light that was damaged Saturday when a sand truck snagged overhead power lines. PennDOT was uncertain how long the work would take.

 

Salt truck hits traffic light

Traffic lights were out along Route 202 between Concord and Chadds Ford township Saturday afternoon and into the evening after a salt truck ran into the overhead lines at State Farm Drive. Preliminary reports said the driver tried to shift the sand to the rear spreader while driving, but didn't realize how close the lines were. There were no injuries, but some ...

 

Same names with new titles in Concord

As did all townships in Pennsylvania, Concord held its required re-organization meeting on Jan. 3, but with a slight twist. Instead of re-organizing as a township of the second class, Concord did so as a home rule township. The Board of Supervisors became the Township Council, supervisors became councilmen and councilwomen and, instead of a chairman and vice ...