Preparing for Yellow Phase of COVID-19

With all Pennsylvania counties scheduled to be in the yellow zone of the COVID-19 chart, some restrictions will be lifted, others will remain. The following is from the state’s website, Yellow Phase: As regions or counties move into the yellow phase, some restrictions on work and social interaction will ease while others, such as closures of schools, gyms, and other ...

 

Philadelphia Orchestra presents online concert

Music Director Yannick Nézet-Séguin and The Philadelphia Orchestra will connect with audiences at home and around the world through HearNOW: An At-Home Gala on June 6, at 8 p.m. Hosted by Nézet-Séguin, the hour-long event will feature performances by The Philadelphia Orchestra, individual members of the Orchestra, and an all-star lineup of guest artists including ...

Police Log My 27: Assault, drug possession

Pennsylvania State Police Media Barracks • A 47-year-old from Concord Township was the victim of identity theft. Police said an unknown suspect used the victim's debit card information to make a withdrawal from the account. The incident happened on May 20. • Police said a Wilmington woman was an assault victim in Concord Township on May 9. According to the report, ...

Free pet food distribution

The Brandywine Valley SPCA has teamed up with Terra Technical Services again to hold four more drive-thru pet food pantries to help families financially impacted by COVID-19. Free cat and dog food will be distributed at the following drive-thru pet food pantries. The two closest locations are the Kennett Area YMCA, 101 Race Street on Friday, May 29, and Frawley ...

Photo of the Week: Flap Jacks

Probably not a breakfast of champions.

Adopt-a-Pet May 25

The following animals are ready to be adopted from the Brandywine Valley SPCA in West Chester. Daffodil Daffodil is a sweet-natured beauty queen who is looking for a lap to warm. She enjoys a gentle petting session and rewards with a vibrant purr. Daffodil is hoping for a quiet home with unconditional love that will help her grow more confident. Her wants are quite ...

Longwood offers thanks

Longwood Gardens’ staff joined together this week in a very unique way to recognize and thank community members who are battling on the frontlines of the global pandemic. Longwood staff placed more than 700 luminarias in the Gardens’ iconic Italian Water Garden to read “Thank you” to honor those who have been points of light in our community during these ...

Commissioners respond to Wolf announcement

With Gov. Tom Wolf announcing this afternoon that all of Pennsylvania will be deemed in the yellow zone by June 5, Chester County Commissioners have issued the following statement: We are pleased that the governor has responded to our appeal to relax restrictions in Chester County, and on June 5, Chester County can begin to move forward in a safe and cautious way. ...

Updated polling locations for Concord Twp.

Concord Township will have several precincts with a change in polling location for the June 2 primary election. • Precinct 1 (West Precinct), which usually votes at Darlington Arts Center, will vote at Garnet Valley Middle School, 601 Smithbridge Road. • Precinct 9 (South East Precinct), which usually votes at Garnet Valley High School, will vote at the former ...

Roadwork for May 23-May 29

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 23-May 29. Motorists are urged to allow extra time if they are traveling through one of the construction zones. Work schedules are subject to change. • On May 28, motorists should expect lane restrictions on ...

Tax, polling changes in Kennett Twp.

The COVID-19 pandemic has prompted some changes in Kennett Township with polling places and real estate tax deadlines. At Wednesday’s online meeting, the supervisors discussed the Kennett Township 3 polling place, normally held at the Kendal at Longwood community. But for the June 2 primary, it is being moved to Greenwood Elementary School “for the safety of the ...