Chester County schedules tree seedling giveaway

WEST CHESTER — COVID-19 may have forced the cancelation of Earth Day celebrations back in April, but taking care of the environment and preserving the planet is a year-round goal in Chester County. As a result, Earth Day celebrations are continuing into the fall, as the Chester County Conservation District and Chester County Parks & Preservation give away seedling trees to County residents. Tree...

Commissioner plant ‘Tree of Hope’ to honor Earth Day, COVID-19 victims

Chester County Commissioners Marian Moskowitz, Michelle Kichline and Josh Maxwell plant a “tree of hope” to honor Chester County’s fight against COVID-19 on the 50th anniversary of Earth Day. EXTON — To commemorate Earth Day 2020, the Chester County Commissioners had originally planned to hand out hundreds of small trees to county residents – for planting to celebrate Earth Day’s 50th anniversary. But...

What To Do: Easter, Earth Day and more celebrations

By Denny Dyroff, Entertainment Editor, The Times This is the weekend that Easter Egg hunts will be omnipresent. Brightly-colored Easter eggs will be everywhere. The only place with more eggs might be in a large seafood restaurant specializing in shad roe dishes. Fortunately, there are more events this weekend than just Easter Egg hunts – like Earth Day events. Earth Day has been becoming more necessary...

What To Do: Celebrating Earth Day

By Denny Dyroff, Entertainment Editor, The Times  Earth Day has been becoming more necessary every year. Now, because of the agenda of many politicians in Washington, D.C., efforts to protect the earth are crucial. Earth Day has been featuring celebrations all around the world for more than 40 years.    Send article as PDF   

What To Do: Earth Day, more important than ever

By Denny Dyroff, Staff Writer, The Times Earth Day has been becoming more necessary every year. Now, because of the political turn of events in last November, efforts to protect the earth are crucial. Earth Day has been featuring celebrations all around the world for more than 40 years. There are a number of special Earth Day festivities in the area this weekend, including the “Earth Day Walk &...

Art Watch: Art celebrates Earth Day

By Lele Galer, Columnist, The Times This Friday, April 21, The Oxford Arts Alliance celebrates Earth Day with an exhibition that is a delight to the senses, “Living Art”. The opening reception is from 5-8pm, and the show continues through May 12th. Also celebrating Earth Day this week is Street Road Artist’s Space, at 725 Street Road in Cochranville, with interesting discussions and...

Upland students mark Earth Day with organic garden, compost program

Upland Country Day School students work on the school’s new garden on Earth Day. EAST MARLBROUGH —  Students at Upland Country Day School celebrated Earth Day with the opening of a newly plowed 40′ x 80′ organic campus garden and a school-wide composting project.  Students participated in breaking ground and fencing the large garden, which is located near the school’s ice...