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...

UHS to perform ‘Charley’s Aunt’ April 20, 21 & 23

EAST MARLBOROUGH — Unionville High School is proud to present Charley’s Aunt, with performances on April 20th, 21st, and 23nd at 7:30pm. Written by Brandon Thomas, Charley’s Aunt is a classic screwball comedy that was first produced at the Royalty Theater in London in 1892 and became a smash hit. Since then it has entertained literally thousands of audiences in theater and movie productions...

Unionville hosts indoor percussion competition, March 11

The Mid Atlantic Percussion Society Competition comes to Unionville High School, March 11. Rock out to music, excitement and artistry as 22 of the finest indoor percussion ensembles from 3 states compete at the Mid Atlantic Percussion Society Competition at Unionville High School on Saturday, March 11, 2017 from 3pm to 10pm. Performing groups will use a broad array of percussion instruments including...

On Stage (Extra): A big concert weekend for your Saturday

By DENNY DYROFF, Staff Writer, The Times Seldom Scene No matter what your musical tastes are, there is probably a concert in the area March 4 that will be to your liking. The long lineup of acts performing in Delaware Valley ranges from the female rock trio Potty Mouth to the traditional bluegrass band Seldom Scene — from American reggae-rock group Tropidelic to singer-songwriter Marc Berger....

What to do: It’s a First Friday weekend!

By Denny Dyroff, Staff Writer, The Times The Chadds Ford Historical Society is hosting its ninth Annual Winter Plein Air Event at its Barn Visitors Center March 4 There will be something special in the air in Chadds Ford this weekend – art. On March 4, the Chadds Ford Historical Society will host its ninth annual Winter Plein Air Event at its Barn Visitors Center (1736 Creek Road, Chadds Ford,...