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Kids help those who help others

Cheryl Colleluori reads from her book “Laced Together” to campers at Chesterbrook Academy in Chadds Ford Township.

It wasn’t a lot of money, but the youngsters at Chadds Ford’s Chesterbrook Academy raised more than $280 for the HEADstrong Foundation. HEADstrong is a charitable organization started by the Colleluori Family of Delaware County. Nick Colleluori was diagnosed with large B-cell non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma in 2005 at 19 and he died at 21. According to his mother, Cheryl ...

 
 

Sheriff’s K-9 team rock-solid

Anyone familiar with K-9 Nero, a stately, bomb-sniffing German shepherd, regarded him as a rock star long before he expanded that definition. In early May, Nero and his partner, Chester County Deputy Sheriff Matthew “Jamie” Mendenhall, were participating in a routine training exercise when Nero literally left no stone unturned. The K-9 located a rock that had been ...

 

Commission recommends sewage plant upgrade

Knights Bridge Wastewater Treatment Plant passed the first hurdle on its way to being upgraded. The Chadds Ford Township Planning Commission voted July 11 to recommend that supervisors approve a plan that would double the plant’s capacity and efficiency. The plant is off of Brandywine Drive near Painters Crossing shopping center. It’s owned and operated by The ...

 

Mixed Media: Bustling galleries

Did you get out for the May First Friday last weekend?  Carspecken-Scott Gallery held the opening Thursday night for Frances Roosevelt’s solo exhibit of recent work. The gallery was bustling! The Square Pear Fine Art Gallery (formerly Mala Galleria) made its debut with its new name last week. Their exhibition, “Everyday Moments” features work form Olga Nelson, ...

 

BRM frolicking in Weymouth art

The Brandywine River Museum of Art has assembled a comprehensive collection of “Frolic” Weymouth’s paintings and artwork in its newest exhibit which runs now through June 3. The artwork by George A. “Frolic” Weymouth, noted conservationist, horseman and artist in southern Chester County who died in 2016, spans decades and includes portraits as well as landscapes ...

 

Around Town Jan. 11

• Chadds Ford native Jennifer Nicole Campbell will perform Beethoven's Piano Concerto No.2 at Neumann University on Sunday, Feb. 11 with the Delaware County Symphony. Campbell is the DCS artist in residence. Concert tickets are $15 or $12 for seniors and students but, upon presentation of a Delaware County or Montgomery County Library card, you may purchase one ...

 

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 ...