Pennsbury moves to transfer easements to Brandywine Conservancy

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Concerns over Mendenhall historic structures being vandalized By Kris Firey-Poling, Staff Writer, The Times Supervisor Wendell Fenton accepts a printed copy of Pennsbury’s first known map from Historical Commission Chair Lynn Luft at Pennsbury’s board of supervisors meeting. PENNSBURY — The township’s Board of Supervisors focused on properties, agreements, and swimming pools at Wednesday...

Pennsbury supervisors discuss shed regulations

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2016 draft budget in final stages By Kris Firey-Poling, Correspondent, The Times Dennis Smith discusses Pennsbury Township Planning Commission issues at Wednesday’s board of supervisors meeting. PENNSBURY — How much storage space does a 10-acre home with horses need? That was a question and discussion at Wednesday night’s township Board of Supervisors meeting. New resident Frank Facciolo...

Pennsbury debates Parker Preserve open space

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Also, Supervisors approve emergency services study By Kris Firey-Poling, Correspondent, The Times Ann Walters, Landscape Architect, presents her Parker Preserve open space landscape plan to Pennsbury Township supervisors at Wednesday night’s meeting. PENNSBURY — The main focus of Wednesday’s township Board of Supervisors meeting involved replanting the Homeowners Association’s (HOA) open...

Coatesville man drowns in Brandywine

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PENNSBURY — A Coatesville man drowned while swimming in the Brandywine Creek Sunday, after apparently being pulled into deep water by the current, State Police said Thursday. Samuel Garcia Javier, 25, was swimming in the Brandywine near the Brandywine River Museum around 5 p.m. when the currents appeared to push him into deeper water and prevented him from getting back into the shallows. Seeing...

Pennsbury receives tax-exemption on newly acquired open space

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Board adopts Brandywine Creek Greenway Plan By Kris Firey-Poling, Correspondent, The Times Solicitor Tom Oeste, Supervisors Scotty Scottoline and Aaron McIntyre, and Manager Kathleen Howley discuss Pennsbury Township issues with residents at Wednesday night’s meeting. PENNSBURY — At Wednesday’s meeting of the township’s Board of Supervisors, a lighter than usual agenda included local...

Pennsbury couple honored by township

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Kennett Library Director addresses name change, building plans By Kris Firey-Poling, Correspondent, The Times Donna Murray, Director of the Kennett Public Library, updates Pennsbury’s board of supervisors and residents of library happenings, Wednesday night. PENNSBURY — Township residents James and Lula Mae Sears received the Township Distinguished Service Award at Wednesday’s Board of Supervisors...

Pennsbury continues Springdale Farm debate

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Representatives of the buyer, neighbors, and Board of Supervisors discuss property’s future By Kris Firey-Poling, Correspondent, The Times Rachael Gallagher and Andrea Connors discuss how a potential Springdale Farm buyer proposes to use the old Mendenhall Farm property. PENNSBURY — Township residents discussed how to best use their land at Wednesday night’s well-attended Board of Supervisor’s...

Eagle Scout project to improve Pennsbury Park

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Discussion continues with Springdale Farm buyer By Kris Firey-Poling, Correspondent, The Times Bradley Heacock displays his proposal for projects at Pennsbury’s township park as part of an Eagle Scout project, Wednesday night. PENNSBURY — Have you ever visited the township’s 54-acre park? At Wednesday’s Board of Supervisors meeting, resident and Unionville High ninth grader Bradley...

Chadds Ford Knoll residents question paying for street light

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Demnicki appointed to township planning commission By Kris Firey-Poling, Correspondent, The Times Pennsbury supervisors Aaron McIntyre (left) and Wendell Fenton discuss concerns over a US-1 streetlight during Wednesday night’s Board of Supervisors meeting. PENNSBURY — The question of who owns a street light, and more to the point, who should pay for its annual power costs, was a primary...

Pennsbury supports scenic byway project

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Supervisors adopt 2015 budget By Kris Firey-Poling, Correspondent, The Times Pennsbury Township Manager Kathleen Howley discussing 2015 Budget issues with the members of the Board of Supervisors, Tuesday night. PENNSBURY — The Board of Supervisors adopted a resolution to support the Brandywine Valley Scenic Byway Corridor Management Plan at Tuesday night’s meeting. “In 2005, sections of Routes...