Adopt-a-Pet Jan. 24

The following animals are ready to be adopted from the Brandywine Valley SPCA in West Chester Bandit Bandit and his party ear will be sure to bring extra fun to his next home. This sweet boy is smart and a fast learner. He's done well with other dogs he's been introduced to so would love to meet any family dogs at the shelter before going home. You can adopt Bandit ...

 

Entrepreneurs invited to apply for TestLab

Have a great idea for a business but aren’t sure how to get started? The Brandywine LaunchBox, powered by Penn State, is offering a program that will help answer your questions and develop your ideas. The Idea TestLab is a six-week business accelerator program for early-stage entrepreneurs who want to explore their scalable idea or address a customer problem for a ...

Academic Achievement Jan. 21

• The University of Delaware named eight Chadds Ford area residents to the school's Dean’s List for the autumn 2021 semester. They are Clare Catanzaro, Megan Sapp, Madison Holt, Jeffrey Lin. Adam Kerzner, Arnav Patel, Emma Holt, and Kelley. To meet eligibility requirements for the Dean's List, a student must be enrolled full-time and earn a GPA of 3.5 or above (on a ...

Road Report for Jan. 22 to Jan. 28

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. 22 to Jan. 28. Motorists are urged to allow extra time if they are traveling through one of the construction zones. Work schedules are subject to change. • PECO is planning a single-lane closure on Market ...

Pa. chooses DelCo as testing site

Delaware County has been selected by the Pennsylvania Department of Health to be the host county for a new large-scale COVID-19 testing site for the Pennsylvania Southeast Community Health District, which includes Berks, Bucks, Chester, Delaware, Lancaster, Montgomery, and Schuylkill counties. The COVID-19 drive-thru testing site, located at Mercy Fitzgerald Hospital ...

Thriving Art in Chester County

There is so much more than meets the eye in Chester County. No one knows that better than Constance McBride, who for the past two years wrote the Art Live column for Chadds Ford Live. A ceramic sculptor herself, McBride was surprised to find a thriving art scene when she moved to the area. “Aside from the Wyeths, I wasn’t familiar with the Brandywine Valley art ...

Around Town Jan 20

• The Brandywine River Museum of Art is presenting an online talk on some of the works of Horace Pippin from 7-8 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 22. Toward the end of his life, Horace Pippin remarked that “World War I brought out all the art in me.” To recognize the recent acquisition of a major work by Pippin, Gas Alarm Outpost, Argonne, the Brandywine River Museum of Art ...

New exhibit opens at BRM Feb. 6

Opening on February 6, and running through April 10, 2022, the Brandywine River Museum of Art will present Wayne Thiebaud 100: Paintings, Prints, and Drawings. Highlighting the full range of this iconic American artist’s work made over 70 years, the exhibition features a spectacular selection of his paintings, watercolors and prints. Created on the occasion of ...

Police Log Jan. 19: Thefts, crash, criminal trespass

Pennsylvania State Police Media Barracks A police report said six people, unidentified, ate $230 worth of food at Buffalo Wild Wings on Dec. 12 but fled the restaurant while the server was getting the check. Avondale Barracks • Police are investigating the theft of almost $700 worth of merchandise from the Walmart in East Marlborough Township on Dec. 21. According to ...

Voting rights rally at Williams’ office

[SEE UPDATE BELOW] A group of about 30 people took part in a rally at the field office of state Rep. Craig Williams on Monday. According to organizer Cathy Spahr, the rally was to draw attention to state-sponsored redistricting maps. But the rally also turned into a drive to get more people registered to vote and, what participants call, voter suppression. “We’re ...

Photo of the Week: Rough Seas

Waters of the Brandywine Creek rush over the rock dam underneath Route 1 in Chadds Ford Township. Stay off the dam, indeed.