Arrest made in gas station robbery

Caln Township Police Department today responded to a reported robbery at the Turkey Hill gas station located on Bondsville Road which resulted in the arrest of two men who allegedly robbed a Thornbury Township gas station on Monday, according to a press release issued by Det. Lt. William Cahill of the Westtown-East Goshen Police Department. According to the release, ...

 

Mixed Media: ‘No Starving Artist’

"Above The Sound of Ideologies Clashing" by Nick Cassaway at Main Line Art Center

I mentioned in last weeks’ article, Delaware College of Art and Design in conjunction with The Money School of the Delaware Financial Literacy Institute will present their a workshop in their “No Starving Artist” speaker series. Stop by at 6 p.m. Wednesday January 9 for the “Money Workshop”. This event is free and open to the public. Aspiring artists should jump on ...

Academic Achievement

• Mitchell Camp, Morgan Nadin and Dylan Shearn, all of Chadds Ford, of Chadds Ford, were named to the Dean’s List at Kutztown University for the Fall 2018 semester. To be eligible for the Dean's List, an undergraduate student must be registered for at least 12 credits and have a minimum grade point average of 3.60. • Chadds Ford residents Anna Crawford and Meredith ...

Concord Ventures hearings resume

Hearings for the proposed Concord Ventures planned residential development along Watkin Avenue resumed Tuesday with the same tedious testimony by the numbers they had before they were suspended. Attorney Marc Kaplin, representing Concord Ventures, had engineer Ben Crowder read sections of the Concord Township Zoning Code and then ask him how the proposal meets ...

Police Log Jan. 9: Thefts, crash

Pennsylvania State Police • State police from the Avondale barracks said someone stole a Dell laptop and laptop accessories from an unlocked car on the ramp from Route 82 to Route 1 south in East Marlborough Township on Dec. 12. The victim is a 28-year-old man from Kennett Square. The incident happened sometime between 5 and 10 p.m. • Police are investigating a theft ...

Concord to advertise for marijuana amendments

Concord Township Council has authorized advertising a proposed zoning ordinance amendment to accommodate a state-approved marijuana dispensary in the township. A separate ordinance would accommodate a possible grow site. Council also authorized the engineer to proceed with engineering plans to improve two intersections in the township. And to council now has two vice ...

Photo of the Week: Water Colors

Water Colors

Visitors to Longwood Garden watch the Christmas fountain display during the final week of Longwood's annual Longwood Christmas.

Shorts on water quality air on WHYY

Stroud Water Research presents

In a thought-provoking and informative series from WHYY TV12, viewers can see how a team of scientists, educators, and private citizens are working every day to maintain the quality of the water that sustains 15 million people living in the Delaware River Watershed. In every episode, "Stories From the Streams" will follow these remarkable and passionate people on ...

Adopt-a-Pet Jan. 7

The following animals are ready to be adopted from the Brandywine Valley SPCA in West Chester. Jake Looking for a home-ready cuddlebug? Jake is your pup. Jake had a sleepover with a BVSPCA staffer and showed how great he can be with other dogs, what a good boy he is with housetraining and crating, and most special, what a snuggler he is. Jake is 2 years old and ...

Andy on Andy,  Bell on Wyeth

Andy Bell at home with his print of "Stop." Bell was the model in the Andy Wyeth painting.

Andy Bell tells a story about the time he posed for Andy Wyeth for the painting “Stop.” The painting shows Bell on his motorcycle at an intersection — near the A. I. duPont Hospital for Children in Wilmington — waiting for a traffic light to change from red to green: “A woman walked by talking on her cell phone and I heard her say ‘You won’t believe this. There’s ...

Travel Made Easy: American river cruises

The United States is an incredible country and we should go out and see it. I made a list of the places I’d like to see and started planning. Because I was fascinated by the small towns across the U.S., some of the national parks particularly in the West, I focused on how to make these places happen and found American river cruising. American river cruising is ...