Around Town June 28

• The coffee isn’t ready, but the beans are roasting. Chadds, a new coffee shop soon to open in the Barn Shops, was giving a hint of what’s to come last Saturday during an open house at the Chadds Ford landmark. Pam Lau, formerly of Talula’s Table, said she’ll be baking scones and other sweet treats once the shop officially opens at the end of July. She said the ...

 

Adopt-a-Pet June 28

The following animals are ready to be adopted from the Brandywine Valley SPCA in West Chester. Lilly Lilly is a fun-loving 6-year old with the heart of a puppy. Her love for giving kisses is just one of her many heartwarming features, along with her adorable markings and floppy ears. Lilly is a total sweetheart, and she just asks for a home with older children (8+) ...

Academic Achievement June 27

•  The University of Delaware announced that seven students from Chadds Ford were named to the school’s Dean’s List for spring 2018. The students are Mark Ellsworth, Michael Hutz, Hannah Huzar, Claire Mottola, Amanda Nielsen, Ryan Rhodes and Katelyn Sapp. To meet eligibility requirements for the Dean's List, a student must be enrolled full-time and earn a GPA of 3.33 ...

Police Log June 27

 Pennsylvania State Police • State police from the Media barracks are investigating the theft of 27 Xanax pills and makeup from a home on Drayton Way in Concord Township. The incident was reported June 1. • Police said Joanne Scudder, 28, of Havertown, is suspected of trying to steal a purse from a restaurant patron in Concord Township on April 8. No other details ...

13 artists in one BRM exhibit

The first group contemporary exhibit at the Brandywine River Museum of Art showcases 13 established and upcoming artists and their responses to nature – the beauty, sustainability, hazards, and more. “Natural Wonders: The Sublime in Contemporary Art” runs through Oct. 21. “Artists since antiquity have sought to convey the splendor and power of the natural world,” ...

New ambulances for Longwood Fire Company

New ambulances for Longwood Fire Company

Longwood Fire Company has added three new ambulances to serve the community and now has four vehicles in service. “We examined the needs of the community and our commitments and we were convinced four ambulances were necessary to cover our emergency calls, standby requests and other duties,” said Longwood EMS Captain Matt Eick. “Previously, there were a few times we ...

Photo of the Week: Guys & Dolls

"Sit Down, You're Rockin' the Boat."

As the song says, "Sit Down, You're Rockin' the Boat."

Court approval now required for land seizure

Late Friday, the Pennsylvania legislature passed House Bill 2468 by wide margins and today Governor Wolf signed it into law. The new law will require that entities like school districts and local governments seek court approval before taking property by eminent domain if that property is under conservation easement. The legislation was prompted by two instances in ...

Treating melanoma

Long-awaited relief from what felt like an eternal winter is finally here, and it’s time to get out and about in the sunshine again. It’s the season of outdoor street festivals, backyard BBQs and happy hour locations with abundant outdoor seating. As summer approaches, doctors are reminding everyone to keep skin health top-of-mind when their bodies are being exposed ...

Roadwork for June 23 – June 29

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 23 through June 29. Motorists are urged to allow extra time if they are traveling through one of the construction zones. Work schedules are subject to change. • The bridge carrying Route 82 over the East ...

Boost Your Business: Marketplaces without boundaries

Today’s marketplace has transformed as to how sales are generated and sustained. And nowhere else is this more apparent than in the changing relationship between sellers and buyers. Gone are the days of pure transactional selling. Buyers don’t wait for you to come to them anymore. Instead, they seek out what they’re looking for. When they’re prepared, they choose to ...