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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." ...

 

Museum illustrates suffragists’ strides

Dr. Laurel Thatcher Ulrich told visitors to the Brandywine River Museum of Art that "Well behaved women seldom make history," as she explained the significance of the illustrations of Liberty used to promote the women's suffrage movement. She made the comment in conjunction with the "Votes for Women" exhibition. "What most people don't realize is that by 1915, the ...

 

Drama and music celebrate women at BRM

The Brandywine River Museum of Art celebrated International Women’s Day Sunday with song, drama, interactive art and two galleries devoted to the historical struggle to vote. “People have been surprised by this exhibition,” said Amanda Burdan, curator of Votes for Women: A Visual History. “But it fits perfectly with Brandywine Museum’s strong background in ...

 

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 ...