Commissioners announce details on pipeline hearings

Chester County Commissioners Michelle Kichline (center) and Terence Farrell (far right) tour the Mariner East pipeline in Exton, PA on Friday, accompanied by concerned residents. WEST CHESTER — Chester County Commissioners Michelle Kichline, Kathi Cozzone and Terence Farrell are announcing details of two days of hearings that will occur in Chester County so residents and municipal officials,...

On Stage: Toto headlines at The Met

By Denny Dyroff, Entertainment Editor, The Times Toto There are live shows in the area on October 20 to suit just about any musical taste – a legendary 1970s classic rock band from Los Angeles, a veteran guitarist from Canada, a versatile classical music ensemble from Delaware and a British prog-rock band that is celebrating its 50th anniversary. On Sunday evening, The Met (858 North Broad Street,...

What To Do: Chadds Ford Pumpkin Carve

By Denny Dyroff, Entertainment Editor, The Times The Great Pumpkin Carve One of the most popular autumn events in the area is “The Great Pumpkin Carve” (Chadds Ford Historical Society, Route 100, Chadds Ford, 610-388-7376,www.chaddsfordhistory.org) which is running now through October 19. The colorful event began with the carving competition on October 17. Live entertainment, hayrides and hot...

Op/Ed: Preserve law and order in Chester County with Michael Noone

By Christopher P. Gerber, Esq., Special To The Times Christopher P. Gerber The election of Chester County’s next District Attorney will be upon us in less than a month. Voters will have to decide which candidate is best qualified to lead the county’s chief law enforcement agency that is charged with the vital responsibility of keeping the public safe from dangerous criminals and the proliferation...

On Stage: Ethan Iverson Quartet

By Denny Dyroff, Entertainment Editor, The Times Ethan Iverson Quartet For years, the Ars Nova Workshop has been presenting area jazz fans with musical gems in the form of live concerts by some of the top jazz artists in the world. On October 17, ANW will present a performance by the Ethan Iverson Quartet at the Caplan Center for Performing Arts (University of the Arts, 211 South Broad Street,...

On Stage: Shepherds seeks to raise their profile with tour

By Denny Dyroff, Entertainment Editor, The Times Shepherds Shepherds is an alternative rock band that has been around for almost a decade – and is still flying under the radar. The band just released its sophomore album, “Insignificant Whip,” on Arrowhawk Records and is on the road on a two-week, 10-city support tour. The band might have had a higher profile had it released more than one...

Commissioners salute Good Works

Good Works, Inc. Executive Director Bob Beggs (center right) presents a plaque for 25 years of support to Pat Bokovitz, Director of the Chester County Department of Community Development (center left). Also pictured are (from left to right) Good Works staff Ally Bartlett, Larry Lukacs and Kim Paul; Chester County Commissioners Terence Farrell, Michelle Kichline and Kathi Cozzone; Deb Lego of Good...

On Stage: Venerable acts headline locally this weekend

By Denny Dyroff, Entertainment Editor The Legendary Pink Dots There are five musical acts playing around the Delaware Valley on October 12 that are very, very different musically but have one major aspect in common – longevity. The Legendary Pink Dots – an Anglo-Dutch experimental rock band formed in London in 1980 – have found a genre all their own. Although far outside the mainstream, LPD...

What To Do: Chili Cookoff in West Chester

By Denny Dyroff, Entertainment Editor, The Times On October 13, West Chester will be the site of a special event to determine who can make “The Best Darn Chili in Chester County!” — the site of the West Chester Rotary’s 17th Annual Chili Cookoff (Gay and High streets, Downtown West Chester, www.westchesterchilicookoff.com). All-you-can-eat wristbands are just $12. There will be more...

On Stage: ‘Cabaret’ comes to West Chester

By Denny Dyroff, Entertainment Editor, The Times Cabaret The Resident Theatre Company (RTC) at Uptown! Knauer Performing Arts Center (236 North High Street, West Chester, http://www.rtcwc.org) has embarked on its third season and has started the journey with a musical that is guaranteed to be a crowd-pleaser – “Cabaret.” “We took an email survey last season to find out which shows audiences...