Santa to make annual visit to Longwood area, starting Dec. 8

Santa has scheduled his yearly arrival trips on a Longwood Fire Company truck. “It’s that time of you year again for Longwood Fire Company to escort our buddy, Santa, to hand out candy canes to all of our residents in the area,” said Longwood Fire Chief A. J. McCarthy. All of the trips begin at 8:30 a.m. Santa will visit areas served by Longwood’s fire and rescue service. Santa’s schedule: ...

What To Do: Chadds Ford Pumpkin Carve

By Denny Dyroff, Entertainment Editor, The Times The Great Pumpkin Carve One of the most popular autumn events in the area is “The Great Pumpkin Carve” (Chadds Ford Historical Society, Route 100, Chadds Ford, 610-388-7376,www.chaddsfordhistory.org) which is running now through October 19. The colorful event began with the carving competition on October 17. Live entertainment, hayrides and hot food...

Longwood FC to hold open house, Oct. 20

Longwood Fire Company’s 2018 open house. EAST MARLBOROUGH — Longwood Fire Company will hold its annual Open House on Sunday, October 20 from 11:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m. “We offer a special invitation to members of our community every year so they have an opportunity to become familiar with our firefighters and our wonderful organization. We have been serving our neighbors for almost 100 years,”...

Santa ready to make annual local visit, thanks to Longwood FC

Santa has scheduled his yearly arrival trips on a Longwood Fire Company truck. “It’s that time of you year again for Longwood Fire Company to escort our buddy, Santa, to hand out candy canes to all of our residents in the area,” said Longwood Fire Chief A. J. McCarthy.    Send article as PDF   

Pulse Point saves a life in Kennett Square

Longwood Fire Company Lieutenant Bas de Vries KENNETT SQUARE — During the evening of November 7 in the heart of downtown Kennett Square a man endured a frightening experience. He found a friend in her car; she looked like she was dead. The man immediately called 911, the first step in the “Chain of Survival” that triggered a complex series of notifications. According to the American Heart Association,...

What To Do: This weekend is all about the pumpkins

By Denny Dyroff, Entertainment Editor, The Times The Great Pumpkin Carve One of the most popular autumn events in the area is “The Great Pumpkin Carve” (Chadds Ford Historical Society, Route 100, Chadds Ford, 610-388-7376,www.chaddsfordhistory.org) which is running now through October 20. The colorful event began with the carving competition on October 18. Live entertainment, hayrides and hot food...

Longwood Fire to hold open house, Oct. 21

Longwood Fire Company will hold its 16th annual Open House on Sunday, October 21 from 11:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m. “We offer a special invitation to members of our community every year so they have an opportunity to become familiar with our firefighters and our wonderful organization. We have been serving our neighbors for almost 100 years,” said Longwood Fire Chief A. J. McCarthy. “The open house...

Pocopson, State Police discuss school safety issues

By Karen Cresta, Staff Writer, The Times POCOPSON – Monday, August 27, was back to school for Unionville Chadds Ford School District (UCFSD) students and school safety was the perfect on-point topic for the Pocopson Township Supervisors. Lt. Michelle Swantner, Station Commander of Avondale State Police Barracks, spoke during the public comment portion of the meeting about security measures in place...

Longwood unveils three new ambulances

Longwood Fire Company’s three new ambulances. Longwood Fire Company has added three new ambulances to serve the community and now has four vehicles in service. “We examined the needs of the community and our commitments and we were convinced four ambulances were necessary to cover our emergency calls, standby requests and other duties,” said Longwood EMS Captain Matt Eick. “Previously,...

Letter: Kennett emergency service tax doesn’t help Longwood FC

To The Editor, I’m compelled to write to all taxpayers in Kennett Township to correct a dangerous misimpression concerning the recent tax levied by the supervisors for public safety. The Longwood Fire Company DOES NOT RECEIVE A PENNY of additional funding from the new public safety tax. We actually receive less money from Kennett Township since the forming of the regional Fire/EMS commission....