On Stage: Wild Rivers flows into Eagleview

By Denny Dyroff, Entertainment Editor, The Times Wild Rivers The Downingtown area has never had to experience wild rivers – maybe the Brandywine Creek overflowing its banks every once in a while — but never wild rivers. On August 7, the area will get to experience Wild Rivers – a Canadian rock/folk/country band from Toronto, Ontario. The Eagleview Summer Concerts on the Square at Eagleview...

On Stage: Travis thrives on ‘mistakes’

By Denny Dyroff, Entertainment Editor, The Times Travis Chandler Chandler Travis is a veteran musician who has played in many bands and has many projects of his sown such as the Chandler Travis Philharmonic and the Chandler Travis Three-o. On April 21, Travis will visit the area for a show at Jamey’s House of Music (35 South Lansdowne Avenue, Lansdowne, http://jameyshouseofmusic.com). ...

Tickets still available for UCF Ed. Foundation Golden Gala

Tickets are still on sale for the Unionville-Chadds Ford Education Foundation’s Golden Gala — to be held this Saturday at The Gables in Pennsbury. The annual event raises funds to be used to enhance the educational experience for students in UCF School District. Tickets are $75 for non- Education Foundation members and $65 for members.     Send article as PDF   ...

Brandywine Hills Point to Point, April 1

The annual Brandywine Hills Point-to-Point race will be held Sunday, April 1 and gates open at 10 a.m.; first race 11:00 p.m. The event is at the Brandywine Red Clay Alliance’s Myrick Conservation Center, Rt. 842 between Unionville and West Chester.    Send article as PDF   

Longwood FC plans numerous holiday events

EAST MARLBOROUGH — Longwood Fire Company is celebrating the holiday season by participating with organization in numerous events benefiting members of the community. “The holiday season is a special time of year to assist those having specific needs,” said Chief A. J. McCarthy. “I’m proud of the way our members respond not only now but throughout the year.”    Send...

Twilight Tidings at the Tavern, Dec. 2

Celebrate the holidays with Twilight at the Tavern in Chadds Ford. CHADDS FORD —  The Chadds Ford Historical Society introduces a new event for the holiday season, Twilight Tidings at the Tavern, on Saturday, December 2 at the Barns-Brinton House in Chadds Ford. Celebrate the season with a historic look at the four major holidays of the 18th century winter season: Christmas, New Year’s, Twelfth...

Iacocca earns rank of Eagle Scout

Michael A. Iacocca, the newest Eagle Scout from Troop 22. Michael A. Iacocca, son to Mary and Al Iacocca, brother to Anna and Patrick, earned the rank of Eagle Scout on October 19 as a member of Unionville’s Troop 22. Iacocca, 17, is a senior at Unionville High School and is President of the Math Club and is a member of the National Honor Society, Speech and Debate Team, and the Academic Team. ...

Kennett Library to host Solstice Fair July 22

KENNETT SQUARE – The Kennett Library hosts its solstice fair event on July 22 from 10 AM to 3 PM for children, teens and adults. Artists, craftpersons and other vendors will be set up throughout the building with items for sale. After a wonderful response from both vendors and the community, the library has brought its marketplace event to the summer season. Open to all members of the public,...

Longwood FC honors du Pont, Ruoss

Brent du Pont (center) receives Jim McGovern award from Chief A. J. McCarthy (left) and Brad Bowman Jr., President of the Board of Directors. EAST MARLBOROUGH — Longwood Fire Company has presented its prestigious Jim McGovern Service Award to Brent du Pont. The award was given during Longwood’s annual banquet. Also honored for his 20 years of volunteer service was Matt Ruoss. Ruoss served 18...

UHS Indoor percussion ensemble ranked 7th in worlds

The Unionville High School Indoor Percussion Ensemble. Unionville High School’s Indoor Percussion Ensemble is returning from the Winter Guard International World Championships in Dayton, Ohio as the 7th best in the world in the Scholastic A Division. Unionville competed against 64 groups from around the country in the preliminary round to advance to the semi-final round against 32 groups, and...