Adopt-a-Pet Jan. 11

The following animals are ready to be adopted from the Brandywine Valley SPCA in West Chester. Froggie Froggie came to the shelter as part of a hoarding situation. She is still shy and unsure about shelter life and is looking for that special household where she can receive unconditional love. A quiet home life and a gentle hand will allow her to let her guard down ...

 

Rabbinic Reflections: Choosing our stories

Of all the stories Jews could tell about themselves, the Exodus from Egypt is the most central. Why not Creation? The Bible and the Gospel of John start there. Or monotheism? Abraham is pretty compelling a progenitor. Moses the lawgiver? He would be a great tragic hero. Or how about the national drama of King David and his dynasty? That kind of story is what most ...

Road report for Jan. 9 to Jan. 15

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 for Jan. 9 to Jan. 15. Motorists are urged to allow extra time if they are traveling through one of the construction zones. Work schedules are subject to change. • A geotechnical operation will close South Creek ...

DelCo wants vaccine volunteer help

An additional 1,000 volunteers are needed to support the County’s ongoing COVID-19 vaccination efforts. The Citizen Corps of Delaware County is planning to significantly expand its volunteer base and is currently recruiting and training to meet this critical goal. While Delaware County has already begun vaccinations for the segment of the population classified as ...

Around Town Jan. 7

• The Chadds Ford Historical Society is planning another drive-through event. This time it's a Valentine's Day drive-through bread sale on Saturday, Feb. 13 at the Barn Visitors’ Center. The sale is 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The bread will be made in the beehive oven at the John Chads House by Chadds Ford's Lisë Taylor. • The Philadelphia Orchestra will present its 31st ...

Winterfest — Bonfires and Beers coming Feb. 27

Bright on the horizon of the winter months ahead lies Historic Kennett Square’s “Backyard” Winterfest, which offers an opportunity to enjoy a specially curated case of unique beers. For the full Winterfest experience, organizers say, they’re suggesting that ticket buyers drink these beers outside, around a backyard bonfire—hence this year’s theme of bonfires and ...

Police Log Jan. 6: Crashes, PFA violation

Pennsylvania State Police Media Barracks Police said they arrested Alicia Tenuto, 34, of Aston, for violating a Protection from Abuse order. According to the report, Tenuto drove to the victim's Summit Drive residence in Chadds Ford and tried to enter. The victim, a 35-year-old man, has an active PFA order against Tenuto. Avondale Barracks • Lucas E. Barney, 20, of ...

No time set for second phase of vaccinations

While it’s been reported that the COVID-19 vaccine rollout has not gone as quickly as anticipated, health officials in Delaware County are gearing up for Phase 1B priority group, according to a press release. However, there’s no time frame on when the second phase will begin. Currently, people in the Phase 1A group — healthcare workers, EMS workers, residents and ...

Two options for new UHS mascot

After years of controversy and talk, the Unionville-Chadds Ford School District community is three weeks away from learning what the high school's new mascot will be. UHS Principal Jimmy Conley said during the School Board’s Jan. 4 work session, "The Washington football team and the Cleveland Indians certainly have a new model here as they look to select their new ...

Townships reorganize for 2021

Per state law, townships in the state held their annual reorganization meeting on Monday, Jan. 4. Most of the townships have the same chairman and vice chairman for their boards of supervisors as they had last year. Chadds Ford  Frank Murphy and Samantha Reiner were, again, voted in as chairman and vice-chairman, respectively. Mike Maddren was reappointed as ...

Art Live: In the new year

Did you include seeing more art as one of your New Year resolutions? If yes, you have to see the new show coming to Gallery 222 in Malvern this month. The “101 Artists Selected from the Fred Danziger Collection of Contemporary Art Showing”, or as Danziger has said, "The Fred (as it is becoming known) has it all!” The show opens this Thursday, January 6th and runs ...