West Grove United Methodist Church Offers Five Christmas Eve Services

WEST GROVE – As we move through the Holiday Season and Advent, may we also move closer to Christ the Lord and to one another.  We invite you to join us throughout this blessed season as we anticipate the birth and second coming of Christ.  Our Sunday services are at 8:30 a.m. (Contemporary) and 11 a.m. (Traditional) and we have nursery care for both services.  We joyfully invite you to join...

Brandywine SPCA: 1,181 pet adoptions at Mega Adoption Event

The Brandywine Valley SPCA announced  Monday that the weekend’s Mega Adoption Event resulted in 1181 adoptions. The event held at the Delaware State Fairgrounds brought in families from across the tri-state area who adopted a total of 716 dogs and 465 cats.    Send article as PDF   

Kennett Democrats to offer buses to 2019 Women’s March

Join the Kennett Area Democrats (KAD) for the THIRD ANNUAL WOMEN’S MARCH on Washington. KAD has buses going to Washington DC on January 19, 2019. The mission of Women’s March is to harness the political power of diverse women and their communities to create transformative social change. Women’s March is a women-led movement providing intersectional education on a diverse range of issues...

What To Do: A Good neighbor Christmas, a century of steel

By Denny Dyroff, Entertainment Editor, The Times Downingtown Good Neighbor Christmas Downingtown has always been a neighborly town – so neighborly that it has an annual event schedule that includes Good Neighbor Day each summer and Good Neighbor Christmas (downtown Downingtown, http://www.dtownchristmas.com) every winter. On December 8, Downingtown will host its annual Good Neighbor Christmas...

Brunch with Santa at Liberty Place, Dec. 9

KENNETT SQUARE — A Sunday Brunch with Santa highlights a host of holiday themed events at The Market at Liberty Place, this December.  A visit with Santa will run on Sunday December 9th from 10:30-1:00 and is free of charge.  Brunch may be purchased separately from Mary Pat’s Provisions, one of the businesses in The Market.  Tickets are sold in person at Mary Pat’s, by phone at 484-280-8297,...

What To Do: Santa hits area for local parades

By Denny Dyroff, Entertainment Editor, The Times The Coatesville Christmas Parade The Coatesville Christmas Parade is a cherished area holiday tradition. The event, which is Chester County’s largest hometown parade, will be held on December 1 in downtown Coatesville. The festive annual parade (http://coatesvillechristmasparade.com) will get underway at 10 a.m. with Strode Avenue and Lincoln Highway...

WCU Theatre students to again perform to raise money to help those with AIDS/HIV

West Chester University Theatre students to perform in support of Broadway Cares/Equity Fights Aids. WEST CHESTER – The student-led University Theatre group at West Chester University presents the 19th annual benefit in support of Broadway Cares/Equity Fights Aids, a New York-based non-profit that provides services to those living with AIDS and HIV. Performances are staged in the Mainstage Theatre...

What To Do: Kicking off the Christmas season in style

By Denny Dyroff, Staff Writer, The Times Thanksgiving 2018 is now in the rear-view mirror. Black Friday, which unofficially started about two weeks ago, has “officially” arrived. The Christmas holiday season is here — complete with non-stop over-played holiday songs emanating from everywhere, incessant bell ringers and an amazing amount of traditional holiday events and activities. The...

Downingtown Christmas Tree lighting/parade, Nov. 24

The annual Downingtown Christmas tree lighting is scheduled for Saturday, November 24 at 6:00 p.m. This year Downingtown Good Neighbor Christmas, Inc. is partnering with the Downingtown-Thorndale Regional Chamber of Commerce to put on the tree lighting and annual Christmas parade.    Send article as PDF   

A Marinelli & Sons presenting sponsor at West Chester Charity Ball

The Marinelli Family at a previous West Chester Charity Ball. Francis Marinelli says he is partially retired. But even today, at the age of 69, he wakes up at 4.30 am to kick-start his office work. A third generation entrepreneur, he was taught the ropes of the business by his father. From him, he also learned two important things – the importance of work ethic and philanthropy. A Marinelli...