Caln Police seek info on possible attempted abduction

The Caln Township Police Department is investigating the report of an attempted abduction that allegedly occurred in the parking lot of the Reeceville Road Wawa Convenience Store on Wednesday at approximately 12:30PM. The female victim reported that she was seated in her vehicle when she was approached by two black males. A verbal exchange occurred between one of the males and the female victim, and...

Mushroom industry highlights sustainability at Pa. Farm Show

AVONDALE — Growing mushrooms is a mystery to most people. Because they are grown in indoor growing houses, you don’t see them in field. But this growing process is just part of what makes mushrooms one of the most sustainable foods. The mushroom growing process – including the mushroom sustainability story – will be on full display at the 2020 PA Farm Show, which opens today and runs through...

What To Do: First Friday of 2020 is a busy one

By Denny Dyroff, Entertainment Editor, The Times If you want to get out of the house and do something fun this weekend, you do have some interesting options. The first Friday of the month is a good time to check out a First Friday event. This weekend, two good choices are Kennett Square and Lancaster. January 3 will be the opening day of the 2020 season for the Kennett Square Winter Farmers Market...

On Stage: Slambovian Circus of Dreams enjoys Philly NYE tradition

By Denny Dyroff, Entertainment Editor, The Times Slambovian Circus of Dreams The Mummers Parade is a great Philadelphia tradition. It dates back more than a century, has its roots in South Philadelphia and is always held on January 1. There is another Mummers tradition in Philadelphia. It dates back more than a decade, has its roots in South Philadelphia and is always held on December 30. Some bands...

Inner Nature: Gender — sex made visible

By Vidya Rajan, Columnist, The Times Charles Darwin concluded his seminal “Origin of Species by Means of Natural Selection” with this immortal paragraph: “Thus, from the war of nature, from famine and death, the most exalted object which we are capable of conceiving, namely, the production of the higher animals, directly follows. There is grandeur in this view of life, with its several powers,...

Bosworth honored for 10K hours of service on Kalmar Nyckle

Tony Bosworth aloft in the rigging of Kalmar Nyckel in Washington D.C. in 2009. Climbing 95 feet above the deck of The Tall Ship of Delaware would be a thrill for some of us.  For Tony Bosworth, it’s been a 21 year passion. As a Kalmar Nyckel volunteer he reached his 10,000-hour milestone for service to the ship this summer, and now a carving of his likeness will be mounted on the stern of the ship...

Mushroom Farmers to display an all-new booth at Pa. Farm Show in 2020

AVONDALE — After ringing in the New Year, festivities will continue at the 2020 PA Farm Show, January 4-11 in Harrisburg, at the PA Farm Show Complex, featuring the state’s number-one cash crop, Pennsylvania mushrooms. Delicious, nutritious and highly versatile, mushrooms feature prominently at America’s largest, not-to-be-missed indoor agricultural exhibition. For the 2020 Show, Mushroom...

Houlahan deserves credit for careful consideration on impeachment

By Mike McGann, Editor, The Times By now, America has absorbed the fact that President Donald J. Trump was impeached by the U.S. House of Representatives on Wednesday. While Republicans in Pennsylvania had little choice but to submit to the cult of Trump personality — conform or suffer electorally fatal Twitter attacks from the president — Democrats, like our own Rep. Chrissy Houlahan approached...

On Stage: Rockin’ Christmas puts local stars in spotlight

By Denny Dyroff, Entertainment Editor, The Times Tantric’s singer Hugo Ferreira could ask the band’s live audience if he could sing a fado song for them. Having no idea what he was taking about, they would probably respond – “forget that…just rock out, dude.” Ferreira is an Portuguese-American singer, songwriter and musician who has been the front man of the hard rock band Tantric since...

On Stage: A Very Cheadle Christmas in Ardmore

By Denny Dyroff, Entertainment Editor, The Times Laura Cheadle If you like Christmas music but are would like to hear something other than the same old traditional songs done the same old traditional way, there is a show for you tonight. If you want to enjoy the traditional songs and rock out at the same time, plan a trip to Ardmore. On December 20, The Living Room (35 East Lancaster Avenue, Ardmore,...