Chester County Briefs: Wegman’s Pub Holding Weeklong St. Patrick’s Day Celebration, and SEPTA Service to Paoloi/Thorndale Suspended

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Wegmans Pub--via the Town Dish.

The Pub by Wegmans Organizes Week Long St. Patrick’s Day Celebration

Enjoy the atmosphere of Ireland with Irish food, drinks, live music and much more, by celebrating St. Patrick’s Day all week long at The Pub by Wegmans, located at 50 Foundry Way in Malvern.

The celebration will begin on Monday and start to bring the flavors, sounds, and excitement of St Patrick’s Day ahead of the big day itself. As for food, there will be special menu items throughout the week including Guinness-Braised Beef Short Ribs, Irish Nachos, Bangers and Mash, Corned Beef and Cabbage, Irish Soda Bread, and a St. Patrick’s Day Sundae.

Live music will be featured from 5pm to 8pm on Thursday, from 6pm to 9pm on Friday, and from 6pm to 9pm on Saturday. Get details on the live music at the Wegmans website and for reservations book online or call 484-913-9660.

Trains on SEPTA’s Paoli/Thorndale line suspended

Service along the Paoli/Thorndale Regional Rail line, one of SEPTA’s busiest, was suspended in the middle of rush hour on Thursday around 5:30 pm. Service was still suspended last night but SEPTA expects that the trains will resume their regular schedule for this morning’s rush hour.

The Paoli/Thorndale line runs on tracks owned by Amtrak and SEPTA is waiting for Amtrak to finish repairs. The power problems that caused the suspension of service appear to have been caused by downed power lines in the Ardmore area, although details have not yet been provided.

Heather Redfern, a SEPTA spokeswoman said that passengers who were already in transit were returned to the nearest station and offered bus rides to their destination. Those who had not yet boarded were encouraged to find other ways home. “During rush hour, it’s probably the worst time for this to happen,” she noted.