Fa Shears to offer free kid hair cuts, Aug. 22

KENNETT SQUARE — Fa Shears By Aimee will be offering free haircuts to students aged 5 to 12 on Thursday, Aug. 22 from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. to celebrate back to school. Fa Shears is located at 619 East Cypress Street, Kennett Square.    Send article as PDF   

Local Boy Scout works to help bee colonies

Chase Yeomans (right) a Boy Scout in Troop 22 in Unionville built a Pollinator Habitat Enhancement to help support local bee populations. Chase Yeomans, a Life Scout in Troop 22 of Unionville, has built a Pollinator Habitat Enhancement at the Laurels Preserve in Coatesville. This enhancement addresses the national concern about the tremendous decrease of pollinators in the United States. Since...

UHS book sale returns, Feb. 22

EAST MARLBOROUGH — Unionville High School is hosting the annual — the 23rd annual — Unionville High School PTO Used Book Sale, starting on Friday, Feb. 22 from 4-9pm. The sale continues Saturday, Feb 23 from 8am-1:30pm (new hours for 2019), with a $10 bag sale from 2-4pm.  Bags will be provided; please do not bring your own.  Approximately 75,000+ used books for sale, across 30+ different...

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   

Thank You Project mushrooms in Kennett Square

In 2017, Roberta Little and Stella Scott of the former Mala Galleria, began Thank You Project. They focused on the community of Kennett Square to encourage feeling, expressing and living in gratitude. While Thank You Project’s slogan is Gratitude Mushrooms in Kennett Square, it’s mission is to document gratitude spreading here and eventually everywhere. Since it’s conception, many local...

On Stage: Wild Rivers flows into Eagleview

By Denny Dyroff, Entertainment Editor, The Times Wild Rivers The Downingtown area has never had to experience wild rivers – maybe the Brandywine Creek overflowing its banks every once in a while — but never wild rivers. On August 7, the area will get to experience Wild Rivers – a Canadian rock/folk/country band from Toronto, Ontario. The Eagleview Summer Concerts on the Square at Eagleview...

On Stage: Travis thrives on ‘mistakes’

By Denny Dyroff, Entertainment Editor, The Times Travis Chandler Chandler Travis is a veteran musician who has played in many bands and has many projects of his sown such as the Chandler Travis Philharmonic and the Chandler Travis Three-o. On April 21, Travis will visit the area for a show at Jamey’s House of Music (35 South Lansdowne Avenue, Lansdowne, http://jameyshouseofmusic.com). ...

Tickets still available for UCF Ed. Foundation Golden Gala

Tickets are still on sale for the Unionville-Chadds Ford Education Foundation’s Golden Gala — to be held this Saturday at The Gables in Pennsbury. The annual event raises funds to be used to enhance the educational experience for students in UCF School District. Tickets are $75 for non- Education Foundation members and $65 for members.     Send article as PDF   ...

Brandywine Hills Point to Point, April 1

The annual Brandywine Hills Point-to-Point race will be held Sunday, April 1 and gates open at 10 a.m.; first race 11:00 p.m. The event is at the Brandywine Red Clay Alliance’s Myrick Conservation Center, Rt. 842 between Unionville and West Chester.    Send article as PDF   

Longwood FC plans numerous holiday events

EAST MARLBOROUGH — Longwood Fire Company is celebrating the holiday season by participating with organization in numerous events benefiting members of the community. “The holiday season is a special time of year to assist those having specific needs,” said Chief A. J. McCarthy. “I’m proud of the way our members respond not only now but throughout the year.”    Send...