Vacations were made for smiles

By Dr. Stephanie McGann, DMD FAGD, Columnist, The Times School is out and the shore traffic tells us all that vacation season is in full swing.  We all need a vacation and for most of us we cherish those well-deserved days away from the daily grind of work and chores. Before you pack your bags, be sure your dental visits are up to date. Fixing a small concern before you go may prevent a toothache...

Tickets now on sale for Willowdale Steeplechase

EAST MARLBOROUGH — Whether you’re a horse enthusiast or just like to have fun and enjoy a beautiful day in the country, it’s time to make plans for this wonderful Chester County family event! This year the races are again running on Mother’s Day!  Tickets and parking spaces for The Willowdale Steeplechase’s Sunday, May 13th event are on sale now online at www.willowdale.org.  Visit our...

Coatesville Christmas parade — bigger and better than ever — Dec. 2

Mummers and hundreds of other musicians are just a small part of the Coatesville Christmas parade, schedule for Dec. 2. COATESVILLE — Once again this year, Chester County’s largest hometown parade, down the historic Lincoln Highway, takes place on Dec. 2, 2017.  The Coatesville Christmas Parade, a holiday classic, begins at 10:00 a.m. starting at Strode Avenue and Lincoln Highway, and ends at...

WC Railroad offers historic picnic train runs

The West Chester Railroad near the historic Glen Mills station. WEST CHESTER — Sunday picnic outings on the West Chester Railroad fits those lazy, hazy, crazy days of summer made famous by the Nat King Cole song. “Having a picnic while riding the rails of the old Pennsylvania Railroad West Chester branch is a perfect family outing,” said Dave Walter, Treasurer and historian of the West Chester...

What To Do: Get your love on for Valentine’s

From romantic skate, to chocolates and wine, many ways to share your love By Denny Dyroff, Staff Writer, The Times Victorine’s Valentine Day puts local history and Valentine’s Day in perspective at the Hagley Museum. It’s hard to imagine anyone not being aware that this weekend is Valentine’s Day Weekend but it’s not hard to imagine people appreciating a few suggestions on how to celebrate...