Trail Blazer Run next Saturday

On Saturday, June 16, East Bradford Township and CCWA - Paradise Farm Camps will host the seventh annual Trail Blazer Run. This year’s race will take place on the Paradise Farm Camps property located at 1300 Valley Creek Road, Downingtown, PA 19335. There will be two events: a 5-mile trail run and a 1 ½-mile family fun hike. All participants will enjoy exclusive ...

 

Roadwork for June 9 – June 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 June 9 through June 15. Motorists are urged to allow extra time if they are traveling through one of the construction zones. Work schedules are subject to change. • Southbound Route 202 and the ramp to Route ...

Fountains at Longwood Gardens receive Preservation Achievement Award

The Main Fountain Garden at Longwood Gardens was the recipient of a 2018 Preservation Achievement Grand Jury Award on June 6, 2018. Photo by Daniel Traub.

The architectural design team behind the revitalization of the Main Fountain Garden at Longwood Gardens was the recipient of a 2018 Preservation Achievement Grand Jury Award. Beyer Blinder Belle, a premier architectural firm specializing in historic preservation, joined Longwood to receive the honor from the Preservation Alliance for Greater Philadelphia. The ...

Tavern Talks: Enlightened

On Thursday, June 21 from 7-9 p.m., enter the “Age of Reason” with our latest Tavern Talks theme of the enlightenment! To be sure you are well-informed, our notable guests for the evening include inventor Mr. Joseph Priestley (portrayed by Dean Howarth of Living Histories of Science), astronomer Caroline Herschel (portrayed by K. Lynn King), and a horticulturist ...

Board tables ‘Life Safety’ ordinance

Chadds Ford Township supervisors Wednesday night tabled a decision on enacting Ordinance 155, termed Life Safety. The proposal would authorize the township fire marshal to enter rental residential properties to inspect for fire code violations. The fire marshal already inspects commercial properties. During a brief hearing before the start of the regular June ...

Around Town June 7

Honoring the Master. Plein air painters pay homage to the late Andrew Wyeth during a plein air painting session at Wyeth’s studio in Chadds Ford.

• The second of four Household Hazardous Waste Collection events, offered by the Delaware County Solid Waste Authority, will be held 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, June 9, at Rose Tree Park, at 1671 N. Providence Road in Media. Electronic items, latex paint, smoke detectors, and BBQ sized propane tanks will not be accepted at this or any 2018 HHW Event. For ...

Adopt-a-Pet June 7

The following animals are ready to be adopted from the Brandywine Valley SPCA in West Chester. Skye Skye is a gorgeous, sweet girl who was quite shaken up after being surrendered to us, but she's slowly learning how to trust and showing her personality more and more each day. Skye loves exploring nature, playing fetch, and belly rubs. She'll need some quiet time to ...

Mixed Media: PopUpArtKSQ

I hope no one wound up trespassing on Scarlett Thicket Farm last Saturday because of my article! The show has been rescheduled for this Saturday, June 9, due to last weeks’ inclement weather. We will see what happens THIS Saturday, as this spring has been a real nail-biter when it comes to the fruition of weather predictions. At any rate, check out Abstractions at ...

Chester woman arrested in fatal overdose

Delaware County District Attorney Katayoun M. Copeland and Chief John Egan of the Parkside Borough Police Department announced the arrest of Alexandria Santa Barbara, who is charged with dealing fentanyl that resulted in the fatal overdose of a 51-year-old Parkside man on March 29. The drug delivery death charge carries a statutory maximum of 20 to 40 years in state ...

Police Log June 7

Pennsylvania State Police • State police from the Media barracks said two men, identified only as Nolan Christopher Makatche and Thomas Andrew McKeown, were arrested on theft charges. A report said the two bought more than $110 worth of food from The Texas Roadhouse restaurant on Route 1 in Concord Township but left without paying. The incident happened 8:35 p.m. on ...

Grads told: Be grateful and grow

Gratitude and growth were the messages imparted to the almost 360 members of Unionville High School’s Class of 2018. Principal Jimmy Conley told graduates that saying thank you has almost become a lost art, but class members should learn the art of gratitude. He lamented on the lost art, saying that in the social media age, a thank you tends to be buried behind a ...