CHADDS FORD — Dominic S. Ferentinos and Brenton M. Jacono, were both awarded the highest honor from the Boy Scouts of America; Eagle Scout. A ceremony was held on May 6 at Troop 31’s Court of Honor in Chadds Ford. Troop 31 is of the Lenni Lenape District of the BSA Chester County Council.
Ferentino’s Eagle [...]
EAST MARLBOROUGH — What if you could help the fight against cancer just by taking a walk?
You can by signing your relay team up for the annual Kennett/Unionville Relay For Life on June 7 and 8 at Unionville High School.
With only four weeks left until the event, it is time to register your team. To [...]
EAST MARLBOROUGH — To help spread awareness about green living and educate families, children, and the community about sustaining the environment, the first annual Eco Fair is scheduled for Saturday, May 18, from 9 a.m.-2 p.m.
Sponsored by The Unionville-Chadds Ford Education Foundation’s Green Initiatives Committee and hosted by Unionville Elementary School, this free rain or [...]
Proceeds from Garden Club’s event will benefit area beautification
Cardinal flower, iris, salvia, sedum, columbine, ginger, butterfly weed and many more floral varieties will be available at the West Chester Garden Club’s Third Annual Plant Sale on Thursday.
Held from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Landhope Farms market in Willowdale, this year’s sale honors the [...]
The annual After-Prom returns to Unionville High School, Sat.; one lucky student will win a car from Scott Honda
EAST MARLBOROUGH —Between working around construction in 2011 and needing to be held off-site in 2012, because of the ongoing renovations to Unionville High School, the last couple of After-Prom events have had a bit of an [...]
Lane restrictions expected Wednesday through Friday
The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) has announced the following roadwork in the area for the upcoming week.
Lane restrictions will be in effect on Birmingham Road from Rt. 926 to Brintons Bridge Road from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Wednesday through Friday for shoulder work.
Brandywine Creek Road in Newlin Township [...]
KENNETT SQUARE — It just wouldn’t be Memorial Day without the parade!
The annual Memorial Day Parade will again take place on May 27, starting at 10, running its usual route through the Borough and up Route 82, ending with ceremonies at Union Hill Cemetery.
There will be more than 1,000 participants, ranging from marching bands — [...]
Government agencies want public to be aware of dangers to avoid them
An estimated 16,800 intentionally set fires occur in homes every year, resulting annually in approximately 280 deaths, 775 injuries, and $593 million in property loss, according to the U.S. Fire Administration (USFA). During Arson Awareness Week – May 5-11 – it wants to focus [...]
Joseph Viscuso said he’s “honored to be a part of this great organization’
The YMCA of the Brandywine Valley, which has a branch in Kennett Square, announced a new board chairman on Monday, according to a news release.
Joseph Viscuso, vice president of Pennoni Associates in West Chester, was elected by the Brandywine Valley Board of Directors [...]