Vampire-themed Valentine making world premiere

First State Ballet Theatre to perform ‘Irene’ at Grand Opera House The cast of “Irene” will include dancers Justin Estelle (from left, bottom row) and Emily Shenaut; and Ethan Raysor (top, from left), Molly Rooney, Aubrey Clemens and Jake Nowicki. Here’s a cultural opportunity patrons can sink their teeth into: the world premiere of “Irene,” a vampire-themed Valentine offered by...

Updated: Worst of Irene passes, but schools closed Monday

Flooding, wide power outages reported, Brandywine crests Sunday afternoon, schools closed on Monday By Mike McGann, Editor, UnionvilleTimes.com Both sides of the Route 926 bridge over the Brandywine were severly flooded, with brisk currents running well beyond the typical banks of the creek, Sunday. Although Irene — formerly a hurricane, now down to tropical storm power and headed into New England...

One storm rolls in, another seems finally over

Schools deal should ease a stressed Unionville community By Mike McGann, Editor, UnionvilleTimes.com With one storm bearing down on Unionville, it appears that another is about to blow off and despite the torrential downpours and tropical storm-strength winds, there’s a ray or two of sunshine this Saturday. Late Friday, and after 15 months of often, shall we say, rugged negotiations, the Unionville-Chadds...

Area braces for Irene

The impending arrival of a category one hurricane has local government is preparing for the worst By P.J. D’Annunzio & Mike McGann, Staff Writers, UnionvilleTimes.com Hurricane Irene could bring flooding, heavy rains and high winds this weekend to southern Chester County. First, an earthquake. Now Hurricane Irene. It might be hard to blame folks if they start worrying about a plague of locusts. Hurricane...