Unionville Elementary puts best foot forward

Collects shoes, raises funds for Soles4Souls EAST MARLBOROUGH — The World Bank estimates that approximately 400 million children worldwide – more than the entire U.S. population – live in pronounced poverty.  Millions of these children will grow up never having had a pair of shoes, resulting in significant ramifications for their health and well being. Therefore, when Unionville Elementary...

It must be the shoes, man

My sons are addicted to sneakers. Who saw that coming? By Kelly Hockenberry, Columnist, The Times I’ve created a monster. Two, actually. My sons are addicted to shoes. Sneakers, to be exact. I have no one to blame but myself, says my husband. I hate to agree with him…but, I must. My motto of “when in doubt, buy the shoes” has somehow infiltrated the brains of my children. However (and...

Robots in southern Chester County? Yes.

Dansko using robots to make distribution center more efficient With its giant new distribution center in West Grove, Dansko was going to need more than just more workers to keep track of products going in and out. A Kiva® robot follows bar codes on the floor to locate the specific product needed to fill an order. WEST GROVE — Driving along Jennersville Road (Rt. 796) in southern Chester County,...

Be the best dressed at your holiday party

A few tips to make you sparkle at holiday events By Kelly Hockenberry, Columnist, The Times Holiday parties should be cause for celebration!  We need to EMBRACE the opportunity to escape the pressures of the season, drink a glass of bubbly and have some FUN! Do not let a case of the “But, what do I wear?” get you down!  I am armed and ready to solve that problem. Here is my NO FAIL, hands...