Unruh Turner Burke & Frees aids open space preservation effort

Bill Burke WEST CHESTER — Unruh Turner Burke & Frees, one of Chester County Pa.’s largest law firms, announced Tuesday that it represented and assisted Brandywine Conservancy in acquiring and preserving over 577 acres of land in Lower Oxford and West Nottingham Townships.  William Burke represented Brandywine which, with invaluable support from the Oxford Area Foundation and grant funding...

Brandywine Creek Water Trail study completed

The Brandywine Conservancy, in partnership with the Chester County Planning Commission, announced the completion of the Brandywine Creek Water Trail feasibility study. A part of the Brandywine Creek Greenway initiative, this study outlines recommendations for a formalized route along the Brandywine Creek for recreational use, enhanced by connections to land trails. Focusing on the east and west...

New kayak racks installed at Kerr Park

The new kayak rack and information kiosk in Kerr Park. DOWNINGTOWN — Kayakers at Kerr Park now have an easier way to access the Brandywine Creek thanks to a partnership between the Brandywine Conservancy, Downingtown Borough’s Park and Recreation Commission, and the Lionville Boy Scout Troop 220. Working together, staff and volunteers installed a canoe and kayak storage rack and an information...

Down-home, upscale brewery notches another Victory

Downingtown beer company wins state sustainability award Victory Brewing Co. co-founders Ron Barchet (left) and Bill Covaleski accept the 2014 Sustainable Agriculture Business Leadership Award from the Pennsylvania Association for Sustainable Agriculture (PASA) earlier this month. The Victory Brewing Company was recently awarded the 2014 Sustainable Agriculture Business Leadership Award by the...