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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 ...

 
 

Light snow expected

The National Weather Service in Mount Holly, NJ is expecting light snow and ice to impact the region beginning tonight (March 17th) through Saturday night (March 18th). Wintry precipitation is expected in portions of eastern Pennsylvania and northern New Jersey overnight tonight through late Saturday night.  Light snowfall will begin late tonight, but snowfall ...

 

School board prepares to spend

Unionville-Chadds Ford School Board directors breezed through a 45-minute workshop Monday night in anticipation of a major snowstorm that was heading into the region. School Superintendent John Sanville had announced there would be no school Tuesday hours before the first snowflake fell. While there were no voting items, the board did review a few things that ...

 

U-CF schools closed Tuesday

Unionville-Chadds Ford School District Superintendent John Sanville has announced that all schools in the district will be closed tomorrow because of the impending snowstorm. In an email, Sanville said: “They say March comes in like a lion and goes out like a lamb. With the storm that is headed our way — it is clear that the March lion is not done yet!  As such — all ...

 

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 ...

 

Birmingham in brief

In a brief 30-minute meeting Monday, Birmingham Township supervisors voted to have the Brandywine Conservancy design plans for the former Cacchio property on Birmingham Road. The board also agreed to have the township engineer recommend a structural engineer to examine the barn on the site to determine whether it’s safe before the township decides what to do with the ...

 

Business group updated on Walkable Chadds Ford

Chadds Ford Business Association members were given a brief update on the proposed Walkable Chadds Ford project during the CFBA March lunch meeting at the Chadds Ford Historical Society. Beth Burnam, of the Brandywine Conservancy, and Chadds Ford Township Supervisor Noelle Barbone made the presentation. During the presentation, Barbone announced that the Harvey Run ...

 

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 ...

 

Hearing underway for Crebilly

The conditional use hearing for Toll Bros. proposed development of Crebilly Farm is underway in Westtown Township. Toll — the equitable owner of the 322-acre property on Route 926 between Route 202 and S. New Street — proposes to build 317 new homes on the farm. The developer, however, made the application under Westtown’s flexible development option, which allows ...