Adopt-a-Pet Sept. 14

The following animals are ready to be adopted from the Brandywine Valley SPCA in West Chester. Hawk Hawk is a stunningly beautiful three-year old girl. She’s sweet and ready to steal your heart. She lived in a home with another cat, and she hopes for a quiet home to help her get her paws under her again after a lot of change in her life. Hawk’s adoption fee is “pay ...

 

Supervisors meet with HOA reps

Chadds Ford Township supervisors Wednesday night met with representatives from a variety of homeowners associations. According to Township Manager Amanda Serock, the meeting was designed to improve communication between residents and the township government. Supervisor Noelle Barbone used the controversial Ridge Road development in Concord Township as an example of ...

K9 joins fight against child predators

Pictured from left, Delaware County Councilmen Michael Culp, Dave White. Special Agent in Charge Marlon Miller of the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations’ (HSI), District Attorney Jack Whelan, Nat Evans, K9 handler and ICAC forensic analyst, Chairman Mario Civera, Jr., Vice Chair Colleen Morrone and Councilman John McBlain.

District Attorney Jack Whelan and Special Agent in Charge Marlon Miller of the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s Homeland Security Investigations,’ announced today the newest member of the District Attorney’s Internet Crimes Against Children Pennsylvania Task Force. Charlie, a 2-year-old Labrador retriever, is the first and only electronic-detection forensic ...

Art Watch: Giving back for hurricane relief

Ivystone Studio in Downingtown

So many great shows and art events happening this weekend that it will be very difficult for you to choose which event to attend!  Ivystone Studio in Downingtown hosts a silent auction and benefit art show for hurricane Relief.  "Art From the Heart" at the Wayne Art Center is also holding a big hurricane relief art sale this Sunday, September 17th from 3 to 5 p.m. ...

Police Log Sept. 13: Thefts, accidents, drug bust

• State Police from the Media barracks are investigating the theft of a chainsaw and two toolboxes in Concord Township. Police said the unknown suspect stole the items after entering an attached garage on Spring Valley Road sometime between 11 a.m. and 7 p.m. on Sept. 6. • Police said Renna M. Drumheiser, 24, of Wilmington, was cited following a one-car accident on ...

School board to consider sidewalks

Unionville-Chadds Ford School Board directors plan to vote next week on whether or not the district should partner with East Marlborough Township to install sidewalks and traffic calming devices on Route 82. Supervisor of Building and Grounds Rick Hostetler told board members during this week's work session that the township is asking the district to help fund the ...

Block party set for Sept. 21

The local Kennett Square community is invited to join in the fun of After-The-Bell at the After-The-Bell Block Party on Thursday, Sept. 21 from 6-9 p.m. Held in conjunction with Kennett Square’s Third Thursday celebration, the party will take place on Broad Street and Apple Alley, one block south of State Street. After-The-Bell has provided meaningful, exciting and ...

Possible end to Chadds Ford Days

A youngster gets to sit atop Nelson, a horse named after the one Gen. George Washington rode into battle.

Clear skies, sunshine and pleasant temperatures kissed what might have been the swan song for the annual Chadds Ford Days at the Chadds Ford Historical Society. CFHS Executive Director Mike Connolly confirmed a rumor Saturday morning that this year's event could be the last one, at least as people have known it for more than 50 years. "We're taking a hiatus next ...

Rabbinic Reflections: Unprepared

I lost the book in a house fire. I remember being moved deeply when I read it the first time. I remember years later being inspired by it ahead of the Jewish High Holy Days. Smoke from the fire damaged my copy with its underlines, commentary, and sticky notes. I wish I still had it. The book was “This is Real and You Are Completely Unprepared” by Alan Lew. Life these ...

Photo of the Week: Textures

Textures

A storm damaged tree limb, looking almost like an alien creature, adds its own texture to a scene along the Brandywine Creek.

Roadwork for Sept. 9 through Sept. 15

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 Sept. 9 through Sept. 15. Motorists are urged to allow extra time if they are traveling through one of the construction zones. • Lane restrictions with flagging are scheduled on Newark Road between Route 41 and ...