CFHS gets Scarborough painting

The Chadds Ford Historical Society is now the proud owner of "Twin Bridges," a painting by the late Paul Scarborough. It was a gift from several members of the Friends of Twin Bridges. Seven members of the group — Jenny and Wendell Fenton, Ford and Brian Draper, Bob and Lynn Luft and David Harrington — bought the painting from Barbara Moore Fine Art in December and ...

 

The Human Resource: Harassment prevention training

If you have watched or heard any of the attest news highlights in recent weeks, the topic of sexual harassment is popping up all over the country and across industries.  Increased education and awareness of the behaviors and conduct that lead to violations of employee’s rights in the workplace have and will continue to lead to an increase in complaints and ...

Academic Achievement Jan.11

Mitchell Camp, of Chadds Ford, has been inducted into the National Society of Leadership and Success at Kutztown University. The society is the nation's largest leadership honor society. Students are selected by their college for membership based on either academic standing or leadership potential. Candidacy is a nationally recognized achievement of honorable distinction.

Around Town Jan. 11

Members of the Brandywine Business Network donate more than $1,000 to Operation Warm.

• Chadds Ford native Jennifer Nicole Campbell will perform Beethoven's Piano Concerto No.2 at Neumann University on Sunday, Feb. 11 with the Delaware County Symphony. Campbell is the DCS artist in residence. Concert tickets are $15 or $12 for seniors and students but, upon presentation of a Delaware County or Montgomery County Library card, you may purchase one ...

Adopt-a-Pet: Jan. 11

The following animals are ready to be adopted from the Brandywine Valley SPCA in West Chester. Brody Brody loves life and lives it like 8 years old is just a number. He can keep up with an active lifestyle and enjoys couch cuddles just as much. Brody is eager to please, and his loving personality quickly wins over everyone he meets. This sweetheart can be adopted at ...

Mixed Media: Winter exhibitions

August Cut by John Suplee on exhibit at Church Street Gallery

I’d like to start off by congratulating anyone who braved the Siberian temperatures last weekend to partake in First Friday activities on their fortitude. I want you on my team if we ever have to adapt to a post-apocalyptic Hunger Games-esque living situation. Now that we’re back to a balmy just-above-freezing temperature, we can resume activity as usual. In Kennett, ...

School board passes proposed preliminary budget

During a six-minute long meeting in which only one member attended in person, the Unionville-Chadds Ford School Board directors passed a proposed preliminary budget for the 2018-2019 academic year. The board held the meeting at 8 a.m. today in the district office. Board President Jeff Hellrung was the only director in the room. All other directors participated by ...

Police Log Jan. 10: Assault, thefts, hit and run

Pennsylvania State Police • State police from the Avondale barracks said they arrested a 31-year-old woman for assaulting her 68-year-old parents. No names were released, but the report said the altercation was due to alcohol consumption. The incident happened just before 10 p.m. on Jan. 7 in East Marlborough Township. • A 79-year-old man told state police that an ...

CASA announces new executive director

Leigh Anne McKelvey was named executive director of CASA Youth Advocates, nonprofit that recruits, trains and supports volunteers to advocate for the best interests of abused and neglected children in the Delaware and Chester County child welfare systems. McKelvey succeeds Anne Shenberger, who led the organization through a financial and structural turnaround during ...

WSFS announces actions related to the tax

WSFS Financial Corporation, the parent company of WSFS Bank, announced in a press release a series of actions resulting from the enactment of H.R. 1, also known as the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, and other decisions that will impact earnings for the fourth quarter of 2017. These actions include writing down a deferred tax asset, the planned surrender of bank-owned life ...

Mark Bowden to read from Hue 1968

Mark Bowden to read from his latest book.

Hadley Presents a free book discussion with acclaimed local author Mark Bowden Sunday January 14  at 2 p.m. Bowden, author of best seller Black Hawk Down, will read a passage from his book, Hue 1968:  A Turning Point of the American War in Vietnam.  Karl Marlantes of the Wall Street Journal has called this book “an extraordinary feat of journalism.” The website for ...