Academic Achievement Sept. 17

William Richardson of Chadds Ford is one of the nearly 550 cadets and students recognized for their academic achievements during the spring 2021 semester at The Citadel. Gold stars are awarded to cadets and students at The Citadel who achieved a 3.7 grade point average or higher. Cadets and students who achieve gold star recognition are also placed on The Citadel's ...

 

Road Report Sept. 18 to Sept. 24

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 Sept. 18 to Sept. 24. Motorists are urged to allow extra time if they are traveling through one of the construction zones. Work schedules are subject to change. • Roadwork for two projects on Route 1 through Chadds ...

Around Town Sept. 15

Autumn is approaching, and Longwood Gardens is ready. Oct. 16 marks the arrival of the Chrysanthemum Festival, transforming Longwood’s Conservatory into a vibrant visual feast of colorful chrysanthemum blooms. Iconic three-dimensional pieces showcase Longwood’s horticultural expertise while preserving an ancient art form practiced throughout Japan and China. In ...

Impact statements sought in Moore case

Kennett Township residents and businesses will have an opportunity to tell a judge how they were impacted by the former township manager allegedly embezzling $3.2 million from Kennett Township. Victim impact statements can be sent over email from now until Sept. 24 to Chester County Court of Common Pleas Judge David F. Bortner, who is presiding over Lisa Moore’s ...

Low-interest loans for Ida recovery

Chester County residents and businesses affected by the remnants of Hurricane Ida can now apply for low-interest loans from the U.S. Small Business Administration.  This service is in addition to the FEMA federal disaster assistance made available to Chester County, as well as Bucks, Delaware, Montgomery, Philadelphia, and York Counties, through last week’s ...

Police Log Sept. 15: Theft, DUIs

Pennsylvania State Police Avondale Barracks • A two-car crash in Pennsbury Township on Sept. 8 led to one of the drivers being charged with following too closely. The driver was not named in the report, but police said the at-fault driver struck the other vehicle from behind on Route 1 at 7:38 a.m. • According to a police report, Lois A. Arnold, 72, of Oxford, was ...

Flood cleanup update

Cleanup continues in Chadds Ford Village. Some private homes remain uninhabitable, and a few businesses are still closed. While the U.S. Post Office is getting mail out, Postmaster Paul Gararoczo said the building remains closed. The floor buckled in two places and it’s not safe, he said. Meanwhile, people wanting to get mail from their lockboxes have to give their ...

Unionville Flu Clinic is Sept. 23

Unionville High School has again partnered with Chester County Health Department to serve as a community flu vaccine clinic. The Unionville Flu Clinic will take place on Thursday, Sept. 23 from 3 to 6:30 p.m. at Unionville High School. All families and members of the community are encouraged to attend and receive a flu vaccine from the Health Department. A second ...

Photo of the Week: Gentle Waters

Sailors and kayakers enjoy the last weeks of summer during a warm but mild sunny afternoon on the lake at Marsh Creek State Park.

Adopt-a-Pet Sept. 13

The following animals are ready to be adopted from the Brandywine Valley SPCA in West Chester. Hulk No way you're ever getting this happy boy angry. Handsome Hulk is a sweet pup who has nothing but love to give. He gets along well with other dogs and would love to meet your pup at the shelter before going home. He'd love his future furry housemate to enjoy playtime ...

Bikers ‘Do It for Dave’

Close to two dozen motorcyclists took off from Taylor’s Service Center in Pennsbury Township Sunday as part of a suicide awareness event in honor of Dave Taylor Jr. Most of the riders wore black T-shirts with the motto: “Do It for Dave” on the front. On the back was a teal and purple yin/yang symbol and the words “Where there is darkness, there is light.” The riders ...