Open space site needs volunteers

North American Land Trust is seeking community volunteers to help plant trees, make improvements, and monitor wildlife at its Brinton Run Preserve, which NALT opened to the public in the spring of 2022. NALT bought the Chadds Ford property in 2021 after a previously approved residential development plan fell through. NALT  will protect the land from development ...

 

Board members announced for SCCCC

The Southern Chester County Chamber of Commerce kicked off the year with clear and actionable goals, at its annual meeting, during which the 2023 Board of Directors was introduced. Speakers included Tim Moore, Immediate Past Chairman who shared strategic accomplishments and initiatives, Doug Doerfler, 2023 chairman shared his vision and objectives, and President ...

Supervisor won’t run again

Kennett Township Supervisor Scudder Stevens will not be running for re-election. Stevens made the announcement at the Jan. 18 supervisors’ meeting after reading a statement that highlighted his last 12 years on the board. “I’ve taken this time to make this statement for what has occurred in the past 12 years,” he said. “I’ve done this, in part, as a preamble to ...

Road Report for Jan. 28 through Feb. 3

PennDOT has announced the following road projects, which are weather-dependent and could affect drivers in the greater Chadds Ford area during the week of Jan. 28 through Feb. 3. Motorists are urged to allow extra time if traveling through one of the construction zones. Work schedules are subject to change. • Utility restoration will cause daytime lane closures on ...

Academic Achievement Jan. 27

• Johnathan Fager of Chadds Ford earned Dean's List distinction from Avila University for the Fall 2022 semester. To be included on the list, students must have successfully completed at least 12 credit hours with at least a 3.5 grade point average for the semester. • Julianne Bukovacz and Matthew Pulcinella, both of Chadds Ford, were named to the Dean’s List of ...

Boost Your Business: A good reputation

A good company reputation doesn’t happen by accident and it’s a valuable commodity. A good reputation can promote referrals. Let’s say you heard from half a dozen people about how great the food is at a local Italian restaurant. Even if you never ate there, you’d probably recommend it to someone looking for an Italian restaurant. Why? It’s got a good reputation. That ...

Supervisors updated on library

An informal presentation for the Rachel Kohl Library turned into a discussion on taxes at Wednesday night’s Chadds Ford supervisors’ meeting. Jen Panaro, the library’s treasurer, and the board member from Chadds Ford Township, filled in for Executive Director Susan Sternberg and said the library received a $200,000 bequest about a year-and-a-half ago and is applying ...

Around Town Jan .26

• Delaware County Symphony presents Artistic Inspirations- Chamber Concert, the second concert of the 2022-2023 season. The program includes Mozart’s String Quartet No. 21 in D major, Aaron Copland’s Quiet City, and a performance of Beethoven’s String Quartet Op. 18, No. 5. The concert will be on Feb. 5 at 3 p.m. in Neumann University's Meagher Theatre. Tickets for ...

Philadelphia International Tea Bowl Exhibition

For five millennia, tea has been cultivated, curated, and consumed. From its origins in Asia and use as a medicinal potion to the daily drink it is today, it has influenced every civilization around the world. In Japan, among other cultures, the tea ceremony has been elevated to an art of its own. The ceremony emphasizes the beauty of simplicity, the appreciation of ...

Commissioners: Get out and take care

Chester County announced the launch of “Fresh Air, Self-Care Chesco,” a campaign that encourages residents to practice effective self-care for better health and wellness through easy outdoor activity. Introduced during the Jan. 25 commissioners’ meeting, “Fresh Air, Self-Care Chesco” brings together the knowledge and services of the County’s Mental ...

Police Log Jan. 25: Break-in, DUIs, drug possession

Pennsylvania State Police Avondale Barracks • Police are investigating a report of a drug sale at Unionville High School that allegedly took place on Friday, Jan. 20. Police received the report shortly before 4 p.m. No other details were released. • Lisa D. Cottman, 59, of Oxford, was cited following a one-car crash in Kennett Township on Jan. 22, police said. ...