What To Do: Chester County Studio Tour keeps on growing

Nancy Swope is just one of the many Chester County artists featured during this weekend's Chester county Studio Tour.
Also: Food truck fest in Kennett Square, Sunday By Denny Dyroff, Staff Writer, The Times Nancy Swope is just one of the many Chester County artists featured during this weekend’s Chester County Studio Tour. With a weather forecast that indicates a very good chance for conditions ranging from unpleasant to downright dismal (high of 57 degrees and 100 per cent chance of rain), it might not...

PennDOT plans road, lane closures next week

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The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) today announced that travel restrictions will occur next week on Route 52 (Lenape Road), U.S. 30, U.S. 1 and U.S. 202 in Chester County, for bridge repairs, median stabilization and patching operations.  The work schedule, which is weather dependent, is:

United Way kicks off PB&J drive

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United Way of Chester County and the Chester County Food Bank are teaming up again this year for the second annual Community PB&J For United Way Drive. Last year’s friendly competition between competing groups helped raise over 2.5 tons of needed peanut butter and jelly items for local food pantries. The Matt Gorham Team of Keller Williams (Pictured) reigned as the 2015 PB&J King, singlehandedly...

Finding good borne out of a profound loss

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Memorial 5K for Jacinda Miller keeps her legacy alive By Lauren Parker- Gill, News Editor, The Times This past Sunday, I had the honor of wearing two hats at the Chester County Half-Marathon and Memorial 5K – volunteer and journalist. Jacinda Miller was my friend. We were neighbors and birthday buddies, our sons went to school together, we saw each other every day at the bus stop, we also carpooled...

On Stage: The Atomic Bitchwax rocks it old school

The Atomic Bitchwax brings their old-school, driving rock sound to Kung Fu Necktie, Friday.
Everybody Panic! among hard rocking acts hitting the area this weekend By Denny Dyroff, Staff Writer, The Times The Atomic Bitchwax brings their old-school, driving rock sound to Kung Fu Necktie, Friday. The Atomic Bitchwax is a band without any pretensions. The hard-rocking trio doesn’t use any gimmicks, never subscribes to the flavor-of-the-month and refuses to give less than its best —...

Four to be honored at Kennett Memorial Day parade

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Anthony DiFabio is one of four local World War II veterans being honored at this year’s Kennett Memorial Day Parade. KENNETT SQUARE — World War II veterans Ralph D. Doss, Anthony L. DiFabio, Raymond Natale, Sr. and Horace J, Brown (deceased April 11, 2016), were selected as this year’s Grand Marshals for the Kennett Square Memorial Day Parade on Monday, May 30. They will lead the...

Taylor No More: it’s Kennett Library

The Bayard Taylor Memorial Library will officially become the Kennett Library on June 7.
But Bayard Taylor name to live on at future, new library location The Bayard Taylor Memorial Library will officially become the Kennett Library on June 7. KENNETT SQUARE — After many months of debate, discussion and major changes to the regional composition of the library board, the trustees of the Bayard Taylor Memorial Library voted Tuesday to formally rename the facility The Kennett Library,...

Pocopson Founders Day in jeopardy, needs volunteers

The Pocopson Board of Supervisors agreed Monday night to designate Penelope the goat — a pygmy goat — as a family pet, not livestock, of a Bragg Hill Road family.
Penelope the goat gets an approved ‘pet’ status By Karen Cresta, Staff Writer, The Times The Pocopson Board of Supervisors agreed Monday night to designate Penelope the goat — a pygmy goat — as a family pet, not livestock, of a Bragg Hill Road family. POCOPSON – The township’s Board of Supervisors meeting on Monday night focused on some celebrations and some tribulations. The tenth...

So Sweet! May is National Strawberry Month

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You don’t have to wait until June’s Strawberry Fest to get ‘Berry’ happy By Cathy Branciaroli, Food Correspondent, the Times These individual tartlets combine the best of spring strawberries with the tart taste of their spring partner, rhubarb. Photo courtesy of Annalise at Completely Delicious. May is National Strawberry month, when we celebrate the love of these juicy...

Unionville track primed for district meet

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By Hannah Christopher, Running Editor, The Times Unionville’s Kacie Breeding and coach Mark Lacianca (file photo, courtesy milesplit.com) head into this week’s District One track meet at Coatesville with high hopes after winning the Ches-Mont League meet last week. This week, the Unionville boys and girls track team head to Coatesville for the district 1 track meet (Friday and Saturday...