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Around Town Jan. 9

• The library at the Chester County Historical Society is closed to researchers for the annual Big Dig through the end of January, as the library staff and volunteers 'dig' into big projects. Watch our website and social media for updates and outcomes. The library reopens for regular hours, Tuesday - Saturday, 9:30 a.m.- 4:30 p.m. on Feb. 1. The museum will remain ...

 
 

Police Log Jan. 1: Crashes, DUIs, theft

Pennsylvania State Police • Inattentive driving led to a driver being cited following a four-vehicle rear-ender domino crash on Route 202. No names were given in the report but the cited driver said he had glanced at his cell phone before striking the vehicle in front of him. The incident happened at 4:12 p.m. on Dec. 4 on Route 202 just south of Spring Hill Road. • ...

 

Adopt-a-Pet Sept. 16

The following animals are ready to be adopted from the Brandywine Valley SPCA in West Chester. Turok Turok is a loyal 6-year-old who loves his humans. This big lug is easy-going and chill once he gets to know you and cannot get enough toys. He does well with dogs on walkies, but he would prefer to be the only fur-baby at home, so he can make sure he shower you in as ...

 

Blooms & Bamboo

Longwood Gardens today announced "Blooms & Bamboo: Chrysanthemum and Ikebana Sogetsu Artistry," a new display featuring masterworks of Ikebana, the Japanese art of flower arranging, on view October 3–November 17. Created by the Headmaster of Sogetsu Iemoto Akane Teshigahara, the exhibit will feature two large-scale displays of bamboo and natural elements ...

 

Roadwork for July 20-July 26

PennDOT has announced the following road projects, which are weather-dependent and could affect residents in the greater Chadds Ford area during the week of July 20-July 26. Motorists are urged to allow extra time if they are traveling through one of the construction zones. Work schedules are subject to change. • Intersection repairs on Gay Street, between High and ...

 

Roadwork for June 29-July 5

PennDOT has announced the following road projects, which are weather-dependent and could affect residents in the greater Chadds Ford area during the week of June 29-July 5. Motorists are urged to allow extra time if they are traveling through one of the construction zones. Work schedules are subject to change. • PennDOT reported it has reopened the bridge carrying ...

 

Roadwork for June 22-June 28

PennDOT has announced the following road projects, which are weather-dependent and could affect residents in the greater Chadds Ford area during the week of June 22-June 28. Motorists are urged to allow extra time if they are traveling through one of the construction zones. Work schedules are subject to change. • Now through July 7, expect lane closures on Market ...

 

Storm warning in effect

The National Weather Service has issued a severe thunderstorm warning for Chester and Delaware counties until 7:15 p.m. At 6:21 p.m., severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from Maryland north, moving east at 60 mph. Minor damage to vehicles is possible. Wind damage to roofs, siding, trees, and power lines is possible. Locations impacted include ...

 

Roadwork for May 11-May 17

PennDOT has announced the following road projects, which are weather-dependent and could affect residents in the greater Chadds Ford area during the week of May 11-May 17. Motorists are urged to allow extra time if they are traveling through one of the construction zones. Work schedules are subject to change. • Comcast is planning overnight lane restrictions on U.S. ...

 

Birmingham recognizes Conklin

Birmingham Township Supervisors Scott Boorse and Michael Shiring recognized fellow Supervisor John Conklin during Conklin's final meeting on the board. Conklin served 12 years as a supervisor and chose not to run for a third term. John Daniel Hill will replace him in January. During the Dec. 4 Board of Supervisors' meeting, Boorse reflected on his association with ...