Supervisors curious about official map

According to Chadds Ford Township Supervisors’ Chairman Frank Murphy, there are no plans to adopt an official map for the township, but the board is curious about the process. “We want input even before deciding to go forward with an official map,” Murphy said. To that end Sam Haber of the Delaware County Planning Department gave a brief presentation on the what and ...

 

Around Town Jan. 16

• The Kennett Chocolate Lovers Festival will be held Jan. 26 at Unionville High School. The Festival raises funds for the United Way of Southern Chester County. Tickets are on sale now at www.KennettChocolate.org. VIP ticket holders gain early entrance at noon. General admission opens at 1 p.m. Additional tasting tickets are available. Parking is free at our new ...

Pennsbury Inn now Wild Wisteria

When Brad Eck and his wife Cindy bought the Pennsbury Inn last year, it was the beginning of them living a long-time dream of owning a bed and breakfast. It was also the beginning of a lot of work to fix up the property on Route 1 and to change some previous negative reviews. Brad Eck, who still works as an engineering manager for a video surveillance company, said ...

Police Log Jan. 15: Crashes, DUIs, drug busts and thefts

Pennsylvania State Police Troop K Media • A 69-year-old woman from Garnet Valley was transported for injuries as well as cited for careless driving following a parking lot accident at 10:26 a.m. on Jan. 2. Police said the driver, identified as Karen A. Bunn, drove a 2015 Toyota Camry into a shed in the Duffers Pub parking lot on Route 1 in Concord Township. • Police ...

Art Live: CCAA launches four shows

Chester County Art Association (CCAA) is kicking off 2020 with some ambitious exhibitions this month. Two new group shows are being held at its main location in West Chester, an emerging artists’ group show is opening at the Henry Gallery at Penn State Great Valley in Malvern and a new solo show is at the Exton Studio Gallery in the Exton Mall. If you are a fan of ...

Photo of the Week: Barbed Talons

Tree roots seem to grip the earth like barbed talons of an unknown creature.

Man sought on rape charges

Pennsylvania State Police from the Avondale barracks issued an arrest warrant for Erik Becerril-Perez for the alleged rape of a 13-year-old girl. The suspect has fled the area and his whereabouts are unknown, police said. Any persons with information regarding the whereabouts of Becerril-Perez are asked to contact the Criminal Investigation Unit at PSP-Avondale, ...

New digs but same great  taste for chocolate festival

The annual Chocolate Lovers Festival is coming Sunday, Jan. 26. This year, though, the event will be held at Unionville High School. While the location is changed, the festival still benefits the United Way of Southern Chester County. United Way of Southern Chester County supports 22 health and human service programs in the area. But United Way needs your help to ...

Adopt-a-Pet Jan. 13

The following animals are ready to be adopted from the Brandywine Valley SPCA in West Chester. Kazaam Ready for a pro ballplayer? Kazaam loves a good game of fetch with a tennis ball. This playful boy is fond of any toys, but those are his faves. And Kazaam is as sweet as he is fun. Kazaam enjoys the company of playful dogs and would love to go to a home with a ...

Rabbinic Reflections: #JewishandProud

More than 90,000 Jews on New Year’s Day gathered in MetLife Stadium and 20,000-plus last Sunday in a Solidarity March against Anti-Semitism crossing the Brooklyn Bridge. What do these gatherings have in common? They both exemplify deeply Jewish attitudes about Jewish life in a world where hatred of the Jews is all too real. One the one hand, the first gathering ...

Mind Matters: 2020 vision

Have you made any New Year’s resolutions for 2020? Perhaps if you share your goals with a “higher status” individual, you will be more committed in reaching them. According to research summarized in the American Psychological Association Monitor’s In Brief column (January, February 2020), people appear more committed to achieving their goals when they share them with ...