Community plans parade for UHS seniors, June 8

The greater Unionville community will be saluting the Unionville High School Class of 2020 with a parade around the district on Monday, June 8. The normal graduation ceremony had to be postponed due to COVID-19. The parade will start at 4 pm with a procession to begin at each of the district’s elementary schools, proceeding to the High School campus in East Marlborough. No community members will...

Avon Grove staff, admin celebrate AGHS seniors with parade

A school board member distributes lawn signs for the senior car parade. WEST GROVE – On Saturday, May 16, more than 70 Avon Grove School District (AGSD) staff members, board members and administrators decorated their vehicles and drove through District neighborhoods in a “car parade” to celebrate the class of 2020. Groups gathered in the parking lot of Avon Grove High School (AGHS) at 9:00 a.m....

WCU Marching Band to perform in Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade

The West Chester University Marching Band. WEST CHESTER — West Chester University’s Incomparable Golden Rams Marching Band is one of only 10 U.S. marching bands to participate in the 2015 Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York City. NBC10 will broadcast the parade from NYC at 9 a.m. on Thursday, Nov. 26. “We are taking West Chester’s party to New York,” says WCU’s Director of Bands...

What To Do: Mushroom Drop, Mummers top New Year’s Eve

And for those still looking to get their Christmas on, many local events this weekend By Denny Dyroff, Staff Writer, The Times Chester County’s newest — and arguably already best-known — New Years Eve celebration is the Mushroom Drop, as part of Kennett Square’s Midnight in The Square celebration. While New York may have its crystal ball, Key West, a giant shoe, and Philadelphia has...

Mushroom Festival – 29 Years Strong and Growing

By Kim Chiomento, Staff Writer, The Times Gov. Tom Corbett and his wife Susan were among a large number of dignitaries to join the local community for The Mushroom Festival this past weekend. KENNETT – Delighted festival-goers were treated to a home-town parade, dining and dancing in the streets, tasting events, great shopping and mushroom exhibits this weekend. Dignitaries — including Gov....

Memorial Day parade back and bigger than ever for 2013

Historic military vehicles — as seen from the 2012 parade — will again be a big part of the 2013 Kennett Square Memorial Day parade. KENNETT SQUARE — It just wouldn’t be Memorial Day without the parade! The annual Memorial Day Parade will again take place on May 27, starting at 10, running its usual route through the Borough and up Route 82, ending with ceremonies at Union Hill Cemetery. There...

Kennett Square kicks off season with festive flair

Borough has myriad activities planned to encourage dining, shopping Kennett Square’s annual parade lent a festive air to the borough that is expected to continue through the holidays. A house tour. A concert. Carriage rides. An art stroll. Gingerbread house making. Kennett Square is pulling out the stops to lure shoppers to its vibrant downtown for the holidays. Historic Kennett Square jumpstarted...

Real ‘Starr’ power for Memorial Day Parade

‘Our Gal’  Sally Starr to Participate in the Kennett Square  for 19th time. By Ginna Goodall, Correspondent, UnionvilleTimes.com TV legend Sally Starr will be a highlight of this year's Memorial Day Parade in Kennett. KENNETT SQUARE — Captain Kangaroo, Bozo the Clown and Howdy Dowdy all were national kiddie show stars of the past.  Then there were the myriad of local broadcasting...