On Your Table: Spring soups perfect for quick suppers

By Cathy Branciaroli, Food Correspondent, The Times Creamy Roasted Carrot Soup is both colorful and delicious Soup is one of my favorite foods and I love to make these kind of recipes all year long, because they are so easy to make and so appetizing/nutritious for the family. Spring soups are among my favorites, because they show off the flavors of favorite produce.

Costello, Meehan dodge bullet on health care bill failure

By Mike McGann, Editor, The Times In the end — for at least two of Chester County’s members of Congress — the decision to withdraw the American Health Care Act, the Republican’s much touted replacement for the Affordable Care Act (known more commonly as Obamacare) may have ended up as the best of a lot of bad possible outcomes. Both Ryan Costello (R-6) and Pat Meehan (R-7) said following the...

On Stage (Extra): A ‘Phishy’ connection between performers

By Denny Dyroff, Staff Writer, The Times Natalie Cressman Over the next few days, two talented female artists who share an unusual link will be performing in Philadelphia. The link is the band Phish and the artists are Natalie Cressman and Holly Bowling. Cressman, who will be performing on March 25 at the Ardmore Music Hall (23 East Lancaster Avenue, Ardmore, 610-649-8389, www.ardmoremusic.com),...

What To Do: Chadds Ford Art Show takes center stage

By Denny Dyroff, Staff Writer, The Times The work of artists Len Garon is featured at the 68th annual Chadds Ford Art Show & Sale. High quality art shows dot the event calendar throughout the year in this area and one of the earliest entries in the annual schedule is slated for this weekend. The 68th Annual Chadds Ford Art Sale & Show will be held March 24 and 25 at the Chadds Ford Elementary...

On Stage: Red Baraat brings Bhangra to America

By Denny Dyroff, Staff Writer, The Times Red Baraat A lot of music musicians and bands claim to be unique but most fail to live up to that claim. Red Baraat, which is headlining a show on March 23 at the World Café Live (3025 Walnut Street, Philadelphia, 215-222-1400, www.worldcafelive.com), doesn’t claim to be unique – even though the band truly is.

Coatesville Police investigate double shooting

COATESVILLE – City Police are investigating a double shooting that reportedly occurred Tuesday night in the 600 block of Belmont Street. Upon arriving at the scene, police say they found one individual had been shot in the buttocks. The victim was then transported to Paoli Hospital by ambulance. It was then discovered that a second individual had been shot in the abdomen but was transported to Brandywine...

Chesco Congress members feeling heat on health care vote

At last count, Meehan, Costello and Smucker appear to be yes votes By Mike McGann, Editor, The Times The fate of a controversial health care reform bill may end up in the hands of local members of the U.S. Congress — as two of them were seen as being on the fence on the bill but now said to be leaning toward “yes” votes — as the Trump Administration and Congressional Republicans scramble to...

No really, 10 easy hacks for oral health

By Dr. Stephanie McGann, DMD FAGD, Columnist, The Times While you’ve probably seen linkbait around the Internet on “10 easy hacks to…” on everything to weight loss to dating, many of which are of dubious quality, there really are a few simple things you can do to improve your dental health (and keep your family happier and maybe save you a few bucks). So here’s an easy...

Art Watch: From discovery to sublime

By Lele Galer, Columnist, The Times The big art weekend event this week is 68th Annual Chadds Ford Art Show, held at Chadds Ford Elementary School this Friday, March 24 from 7-10pm and Saturday March 25 from 10am-4pm. The Friday opening is for adults only, and is always a very fun party with donated delicious appetizers served by students and staff on cleverly made palette trays.

Man wanted in gun discharge, hit and run

COATESVILLE — A city man is wanted in connection with an incident Sunday evening, where at least one shot was fired and a man reportedly struck another person with his car, fleeing the scene. City Police are seeking Aaron Humphrey, 33, who, witnesses said, was engaged in a verbal altercation with two individuals who were not identified by police.