The East Hill Group knows how to go above and beyond

By Mike McGann, Editor, The Times Bill and Robin Huyler, principals of The East Hill Group of Chadds Ford. CHADDS FORD — Sometimes answering a customer’s question correctly is not enough.  When you fundamentally understand your customers, you can go above and beyond and not only answer their questions but can begin to anticipate their needs. That’s the fundamental philosophy behind The East...

Barrar to host shredding/ drug take back event, Oct. 1

State Rep. Stephen Barrar (R-160) CHADDS FORD — Rep. Steve Barrar (R-Chester/Delaware) is hosting a shredding and drug take-back event on Saturday, Oct. 1, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at his district office, One Beaver Valley Road, Chadds Ford. The office is located at the intersection of Route 202 and Naamans Creek Road. “This is the perfect time to visit the office for anyone who might have difficulty...

Dorset Connects to hold pair of cloud servces events

CHADDS FORD — IT consulting firm Dorset Connects is hosting two upcoming events  to help business learn more about Cloud services.  Legal and business professionals face many challenges; they need to ensure compliance and make sure their documents are secure and easily shared with teams and clients. They expect their technology solutions to reduce overhead, increase billable hours, enhance...

Art Watch: Art for the whole family

Art on The Square, Student Art Show in Kennett By Lele Galer, Columnist, The Times The big news for art events this week is happening in Kennett Square with two community art shows this weekend that will delight the whole family. Art on the Square is a large annual outdoor art show and sale with over 35 participating artists and craftspeople exhibiting their work this Saturday April 30 from 10am-5pm. A...

Murphy elected president of Temple Engineering alumni

Frank Murphy PHILADELPHIA — Frank  G. Murphy, a current Chadds Ford Township Supervisor and former Unionville-Chadds Ford Board of Education director, has been elected President of the Temple University College of Engineering Alumni Association.   Murphy,an attorney who is a shareholder in the Philadelphia office of national law firm Anderson Kill, P.C., is a 1985 graduate of the College of...

Sanderson Museum opens season, March 1

CHADDS FORD — A very exciting 2015 season is planned at the Christian C. Sanderson Museum on Creek Road in Chadds Ford.  The Museum’s doors will re-open on March 1st and visitors are invited to see history like they’ve never seen it before. The Sanderson Museum is proud to present two fascinating exhibits this year. The Abraham Lincoln Exhibit will open on April 16th and highlight many unusual...

Speed limits and roads top topic in Chadds Ford

Pothole turns into bigger issue; speed limits, u-turn issues discussed By Kris Firey-Poling, Correspondent, The Times Chadds Ford Supervisors George Thorpe (left) and Frank Murphy discuss road issues during Wednesday night’s Board of Supervisors meeting. CHADDS FORD — Road maintenance, speed limit, and signage dominated Wednesday night’s township Board of Supervisors meeting. “What...

Sanderson Museum remembers Tommy Thompson

Museum remembers first curator By Linda Banks, Special to The Times The first curator of the Sanderson Museum, Tommy Thompson, is warmly remembered by staff and board members. In November the last flash of sun adds final colorful brilliance to our trees and our lives, but autumn also predicts falling leaves and winter’s chill.  November always brings the fleeting Sanderson Museum schedule...

A hero’s welcome home – 43 years later

[slideshow_deploy id=’13981′] Troop 31’s Ray Coe honored at last for honorable military & community service By Kim Chiomento, Staff Writer, The Times PENNSBURY – For Ray Coe, the experience of returning home from the Vietnam War was a far cry from the jubilant and packed Hillendale Elementary gymnasium; filled with patriotic well-wishers, who gathered to witness the long...

On Your Table: The Chadds Ford Great Pumpkin Carve

Pumpkins and squash also make for delicious recipes, including roasted Kuri Squash By Cathy Branciaroli, Food Correspondent, The Times Joe Mottola begins carving what would become a winning entry at the Chadds Ford Pumpkin Carve, held this past weekend, co-sponsored by the Chadds Ford Historical Society and the Concordville-Chadds Ford Rotary. CHADDS FORD — The three-day Great Pumpkin Carve that...