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Adopt-a-Pet Sept. 27

The following animals are ready to be adopted from the Brandywine Valley SPCA in West Chester. Vicky Gotta love Vicky’s smile. This sweet, fun girl is sure to brighten every day for her forever family. She’s outgoing, affectionate, loves a good game of ball toss, and goes wild for swimming in the doggie pools here at the shelter. Vicky has done well with the kids ...

 
 

Adopt-a-Pet Aug. 23

The following animals are ready to be adopted from the Brandywine Valley SPCA in West Chester. Omber Omber is a handsome grey tabby with an exuberant personality to boot. Smart, fun-loving, and outgoing, Omber will have no problem sharing how he's feeling with his new housemates. This busy bee will thrive in a home where playtime with cat toys is always on the ...

 

UHS honored for success

Four Diamonds Mini-THON® recognized Unionville High School at the 2021 Mini-THON Leadership Summit on Aug. 6, for being selected as the recipient of the 2021 Mini-THON Award for Excellence in Student Body Participation, the school said in a press release. This award honors a school that improved school spirit and promoted school unity by bringing together students ...

 

Around Town Aug. 5

• Chester County is looking for help in deciding how to spend money. The county is set to receive $102 million in American Recovery Plan Act funds as part of COVID relief. One part of the process in determining how the money is spent is to have members of the community be part of the ARPA evaluation teams. Anyone age 18 or over who lives or works in Chester County ...

 

Art Live: Art shapes

In a recent online BBC article, Jennifer Waverek, the owner of Bklyn Clay in New York said, "Clay acts almost as an antidote to ‘the overwhelm’ of the digital world…Your mind has a single focus, so the practice can feel meditative or therapeutic. There is no way to speed up clay-drying or firing, there's no 'clay-microwave.' Ceramics take as much time to make today ...

 

Road Report May 8 to May 14

PennDOT has announced the following road projects, which are weather-dependent and could affect drivers in the greater Chadds Ford area during the week of May 8 to May 14. Motorists are urged to allow extra time if they are traveling through one of the construction zones. Work schedules are subject to change. • Beginning Wednesday, May 12, motorists should expect ...

 

900 get vaccines in Kennett

State Rep. Craig Williams, R-160, called it "a tremendous service." He was referring to a vaccination clinic held at Kennett High School on Saturday, where 900 people received COVID-19 vaccines. Williams and Kennett Square Mayor Matt Fetick hosted the event that began at 8:30 Saturday morning. By 12:30 p.m., 400 people received the vaccines, 900 by the end of the ...

 

Le Cav elevates tradition with a modern flair

Le Cavalier at the Green Room opened on Sept 1 with a new look, a new menu and a new chef, Tyler Akin. Patrons with family histories of celebrating special events at The Green Room will find Akin has put a new spin on a venerable tradition with an upbeat menu combining standards with innovative new dishes influenced by North Africa and Provence. "It's a high energy ...

 

Police Log July 29

Pennsylvania State Police Avondale Barracks • Police said they arrested Victoria Wiseman-Blum, 22, of New Castle, for drug possession. The release said troopers were making a welfare check on a person seated in a vehicle parked in a lot on W. Cypress Street in New Garden Township at 10:09 a.m. on July 1. Police found the occupant had paraphernalia and a small amount ...

 

Storm warning issued

The National Weather Service has issued severe thunderstorm watch until 5 p.m. today, Tuesday, April 21 for the five counties in southeastern Pennsylvania including Bucks, Chester Delaware, Montgomery and Philadelphia. Wind gusts may reach 60 m.p.h. Protecting yourself from immediate threats to life and safety shall take priority. Whenever possible, as long as it ...

 

KACS now accepting food donations

"We are accepting donations at the Kennett Area YMCA," said Leah Reynolds, Executive Director of Kennett Area Community Services. The Kennett Y, which has been closed down as a non-essential business, is open to allow KACS employees to accept and sanitize food donations in their gym. "We meet our donors at their cars so we can maintain social distancing guidelines." ...