East Marlborough BOS focuses on zoning & safety issues

No compromise reached to allow for events at Whitewing Farm   By Karen Cresta, Correspondent, Times of Chester County   EAST MARLBOROUGH – Neighbors of Whitewing Farm who were in attendance at East Marlborough Township’s Board of Supervisors’ meeting on Monday night, and the board objected to any compromise to continue to hold events at the farm.    Send article...

Two De. men charged with drunken-driving in area

Police said one arrest occurred on U.S. 1, the other on U.S. 202 A 37-year-old Delaware man has been charged with drunken-driving in East Marlborough Township, said state police from the Embreeville barracks. Diego M. Dominguez of Hockessin lost control of his vehicle in the parking lot of the Hilton Garden Inn in the 800 block of East Baltimore Pike, on Tuesday, Jan. 21, at 3:47 a.m., police said....

State police: Drunk driver’s vehicle ends up on curb

Troopers say Delaware County man’s impairment was reason A vehicle halfway up the curb on northbound U.S. 1 at Onix Drive in East Marlborough Township caught the attention of troopers from the Avondale barracks on Monday, Dec. 8 at 3:22 a.m., police said. After troopers initiated a traffic stop, they determined that the operator, James A. Bollinger Jr., 40, of Ridley Park, was driving under...

Better watch out: Santa Claus to visit area

St. Nick is touring communities served by Longwood Fire Co. Santa Claus is making pre-Christmas visits throughout the area, courtesy of a Longwood Fire Company truck. You better watch out: Santa Claus will benefit from the services of a Longwood Fire Company truck to make some pre-Christmas calls. Jolly ol’ St. Nick himself will be touring the area served by Longwood’s fire and rescue service....

State police probing bike theft in Newlin Township

$4,000 Ventana reportedly stolen from unlocked garage On Nov. 18 between 8:20 and 8:50 p.m., someone stole a dark blue Ventana single-speed bicycle from an unlocked garage in the 600 block of Harveys Bridge Road in Newlin Township, said state police from the Embreeville barracks. Police said the bike, which was hanging from a hook on the wall, is valued at about $4,000. Anyone with information...

PennDOT: Vegetation-removal to continue on U.S. 1

Area roadwork has been scheduled this week, said an announcement from the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT), which wants motorists to be mindful of possible delays. Crews will continue removing vegetation along U.S. 1 in both directions in New Garden and East Marlborough Townships Monday through Thursday. Crews are scheduled to work from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., and lane closures will...

Heist costs AT&T store 66 phones, 13 tablets

Police said access was gained by sawing through bathroom wall  State police from the Avondale barracks are investigating a complex theft from the AT&T store in the 800 block of East Baltimore Pike in East Marlborough Township that occurred sometime between Nov. 6 at 7 p.m. and Nov. 7 at 9 a.m. Police said entry was gained through the rear door of an adjacent store, accessing the bathroom and...

Police: Following too closely causes two accidents

Two drivers received citations for following too closely after a three-vehicle crash on Saturday in East Marlborough Township, said state police from the Avondale barracks. Police said the accident occurred in the left lane of northbound U.S. 1 at its intersection with Schoolhouse Road at 7:08 p.m. A 2008 Honda Civic driven by Daniel I. Burge, 22, of West Grove, rear-ended a 2006 Volvo S40 and...

Roadwork may prompt traffic backups

The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) wants residents to be aware of possible traffic delays as work continues on area road projects. Utility installation will continue on Lenape Road in Pocopson Township through Wednesday. Lane restrictions will occur at Locust Grove Road from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Raised pavement market installation will require lane closures on Lenape Road in East...

PennDOT: Section of Wawaset Rd. to be closed

Work on railroad surface replacement will be done  The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) wants motorists to know about upcoming roadwork scheduled in the area that could pose traffic delays. Wawaset Road in Pocopson Township between Rt. 842 and Hickory Hill Road will be closed and detoured from Friday at 6 a.m.  through Monday, Sept. 23, at 6 p.m.  for railroad surface replacement. During...