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...

Twilight Tidings at the Tavern, Dec. 2

Celebrate the holidays with Twilight at the Tavern in Chadds Ford. CHADDS FORD —  The Chadds Ford Historical Society introduces a new event for the holiday season, Twilight Tidings at the Tavern, on Saturday, December 2 at the Barns-Brinton House in Chadds Ford. Celebrate the season with a historic look at the four major holidays of the 18th century winter season: Christmas, New Year’s, Twelfth...

Iacocca earns rank of Eagle Scout

Michael A. Iacocca, the newest Eagle Scout from Troop 22. Michael A. Iacocca, son to Mary and Al Iacocca, brother to Anna and Patrick, earned the rank of Eagle Scout on October 19 as a member of Unionville’s Troop 22. Iacocca, 17, is a senior at Unionville High School and is President of the Math Club and is a member of the National Honor Society, Speech and Debate Team, and the Academic Team. ...

Longwood FC to hold open house, Oct. 15

EAST MARLBOROUGH — Longwood Fire Company’s annual open house will allow residents to tour the fire company and meet EMS personnel and firefighters. “Longwood has rendered great service to our neighbors for more than 95 years,” said Chief A. J. McCarthy. “We invite everyone to join us for our open house and interact with our team.”    Send article as PDF   ...

Kennett Library to host Solstice Fair July 22

KENNETT SQUARE – The Kennett Library hosts its solstice fair event on July 22 from 10 AM to 3 PM for children, teens and adults. Artists, craftpersons and other vendors will be set up throughout the building with items for sale. After a wonderful response from both vendors and the community, the library has brought its marketplace event to the summer season. Open to all members of the public,...

Longwood FC honors du Pont, Ruoss

Brent du Pont (center) receives Jim McGovern award from Chief A. J. McCarthy (left) and Brad Bowman Jr., President of the Board of Directors. EAST MARLBOROUGH — Longwood Fire Company has presented its prestigious Jim McGovern Service Award to Brent du Pont. The award was given during Longwood’s annual banquet. Also honored for his 20 years of volunteer service was Matt Ruoss. Ruoss served 18 years...

UHS Indoor percussion ensemble ranked 7th in worlds

The Unionville High School Indoor Percussion Ensemble. Unionville High School’s Indoor Percussion Ensemble is returning from the Winter Guard International World Championships in Dayton, Ohio as the 7th best in the world in the Scholastic A Division. Unionville competed against 64 groups from around the country in the preliminary round to advance to the semi-final round against 32 groups, and then...

UHS to perform ‘Charley’s Aunt’ April 20, 21 & 23

EAST MARLBOROUGH — Unionville High School is proud to present Charley’s Aunt, with performances on April 20th, 21st, and 23nd at 7:30pm. Written by Brandon Thomas, Charley’s Aunt is a classic screwball comedy that was first produced at the Royalty Theater in London in 1892 and became a smash hit. Since then it has entertained literally thousands of audiences in theater and movie productions all...

Unionville hosts indoor percussion competition, March 11

The Mid Atlantic Percussion Society Competition comes to Unionville High School, March 11. Rock out to music, excitement and artistry as 22 of the finest indoor percussion ensembles from 3 states compete at the Mid Atlantic Percussion Society Competition at Unionville High School on Saturday, March 11, 2017 from 3pm to 10pm. Performing groups will use a broad array of percussion instruments including...