CCFWG to honor Miles, May 3

Cheryl Miles The Chester County Fund for Women and Girls (CCFWG) will honor Cheryl Miles – a connector, convener and passionate advocate for underserved communities in Chester County – with our Kitchen Table Award at the 14th Annual Making a Difference Luncheon on Friday, May 3, 2019, at the Desmond Hotel and Conference Center in Malvern, PA. CCFWG established the Kitchen Table Award in 2011...

Jefferson named to board of Crime Victims Center

Robert C. Jefferson, IV WEST CHESTER — Robert C. Jefferson, IV, an attorney with the law firm Gawthrop Greenwood, PC, has been named to the board of directors of The Crime Victims’ Center of Chester County, Inc. (CVC). CVC is a community-based non-profit that is celebrating 45 years of providing free, immediate and confidential crisis response and compassionate support to children and adults...

What To Do: Feeling down? You know what will help? Chocolate.

By Denny Dyroff, Entertainment Editor, The Times Kennett Chocolate Lovers Festival Dull, grey midwinter days can lead to feeling glum but there is an antidote – chocolate. Who doesn’t love chocolate? Even a small dose of the brown-colored treat can elevate your mood. And, a mild sugar rush can give you a kick start.    Send article as PDF   

Brandywine Living seniors support Empty Bowls Project

Local seniors from Brandywine Living at Longwood are excited to be using their artistic talent to help fight hunger in their community by supporting the 8th annual Kennett Square Empty Bowls Project. The Kennett Square Empty Bowls Project is a yearly fundraising event hosted by the KACS (Kennett Area Community Service) to assist the growing number of families that need support in the community....

What To Do: January means Orchid Extravaganza at Longwood

By Denny Dyroff, Entertainment Editor, The Times Orchids at Longwood Gardens If you ask Siri to name the largest family of flowering plants in the world, she/he/it would quickly come up with the answer. The largest family of flowering plants in the world is the orchid — a flower that is acclaimed as one of the most beautiful, delicate and graceful flowers in the world. The Royal Botanical...

Beam honored as Outstanding Swine Club Leader

Nelson Beam of Elverson, Chester Co. received the Outstanding Pennsylvania 4-H Swine Leader Award during the junior livestock sale at the 103rd Pennsylvania Farm Show. Pictured (L-R): Nelson Beam, Ben WilliamsonPhoto Credit: Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture Awarded during the 2019 Pennsylvania Farm Show Junior Livestock Sale, Nelson Beam of Elverson, Pennsylvania, was selected as the 2019...

WCU band wins Sudler Trophy

The West Chester University Marching Band in competition. West Chester University’s Wells School of Music announced Monday that the Incomparable Golden Marching Band is the recipient of the distinguished 2019 Sudler Trophy. Presented by the John Philip Sousa Foundation, the Sudler Trophy is known as the “Heisman Trophy of the collegiate band world.” It is awarded every other year to a college...

Donate your gently used sports equipment

The 6th Annual Used (Gently) Sports Equipment Sale benefitting the UHS Baseball will take place on Friday Feb 22nd and Saturday Feb 23rd in the auxiliary gym.    Until then, we are NOW gently used equipment donations for any and all sports/ recreation activities.  Equipment from all sports and recreational activities accepted (Ice Hockey, Field Hockey, Baseball, Lacrosse, Basketball and so...

Camp Bournelyf receives grants from 5 local foundations

Campers and staff from Bournelyf Special Camp in West Chester. The camp, which serves individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities, recently received nearly $20,000 in grants from five local foundations. WEST CHESTER –Bournelyf Special Camp, the West Chester non-profit dedicated to providing individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities with a summer camp experience,...

What To Do: Chill out and hit the ice

By Denny Dyroff, Entertainment Editor, The Times Power Play Rinks in Exton The crazy weather we’ve been having recently could mean this will be a great winter for skating on frozen ponds around Chester County — or it could mean it will be a winter with no ice at all. Fortunately, there are quite a few very good indoor locations for ice skating in the area.    Send...