On Stage Extra: W. Chester native actress featured in new PTC production, ‘The Tattooed Lady’

By Denny Dyroff, Entertainment Editor, The Times The Tattooed Lady With this being Halloween Weekend, it is the perfect time for the staging of a world premiere of a new musical about a woman who is visited by ghosts. The Philadelphia Theatre Company (Suzanne Roberts Theatre, 480 South Broad Street, Philadelphia, www.philatheatreco.org) is about to bring the stage alive with the rock musical that...

Kennett Sq. gets $2 million for Municipal and Community Services Complex

The Pennsylvania Governor’s Office of the Budget awarded the Borough of Kennett Square $2 million from its Redevelopment Assistance Capital Program (RACP) on Oct. 26, 2022 to be used toward the completion of its multi-purpose complex. The borough purchased several buildings at 600 S. Broad Street with the intention to transform the underutilized space into a comprehensive municipal and community...

On Stage: The Joy Formidable comes to Philly from Wales

By Denny Dyroff, Entertainment Editor, The Times The Joy Formidable If you’re a Cambrophile living in this area or a fan of the Welsh National Football Team, you have plenty to be happy about right now. On October 27, The Joy Formidable, one of the best bands to come out of Wales in the last two decades, will be headlining a show at Underground Arts (1200 Callowhill Street, Philadelphia,http://undergroundarts.org). On...

Commissioners proclaim support for veterans during ‘Operation Green Light’

Chester County Commissioners Marian Moskowitz (center), Josh Maxwell (right), and Michelle Kichline (left) present a proclamation for Operation Green Light to Susan Price, Director of Chester County Veterans Affairs Chester County Commissioners Marian Moskowitz, Josh Maxwell and Michelle Kichline announced today, the County’s recognition of “Operation Green Light” a new initiative supporting...

Help sought to find 6-year-old abducted from Downingtown

The Chester County District Attorney’s Office and Downingtown Police announce that an Amber Alert has been issued for the abduction of 6-year-old Zoe Moss, who was last seen at East Ward Elementary School, 435 Washington Ave., Downingtown, around 6:00 p.m. on Oct. 25, 2022. Police believe the child may be at risk of harm or injury. The child was at that location for a court-ordered, non-school-related...

DASD to hold job fair

You do not have to be an educator to work in education. Downingtown Area School District (DASD) will host a fall job fair for operational and instructional support staff positions on Thursday, November 3. Interested applicants can attend virtually through Zoom from 9:00-11:30 a.m. or in-person at the DASD District Office (540 Trestle Place, Downingtown) from 4:30-7:00 p.m.

Phoenixville council votes to bring back PVX Inside Out for 2023

On Tuesday, October 11, 2022, Borough Council members unanimously voted to bring back PXV Inside Out in 2023. The Open Air Experience will take place May 26th through October 9th of next year. Council President Jonathan Ewald said, “After the continued success of PXV Inside Out and the street closure program, Borough Council wanted to establish next summer’s dates early to allow businesses, nonprofit...

State, local police announce coordinated enforcement of aggressive driving laws

The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) announced today that more than 50 municipal police departments from Bucks, Chester, Delaware, and Montgomery counties will join the Pennsylvania State Police in a coordinated aggressive driving enforcement wave to help reduce the number of crashes, injuries, and fatalities on area roadways as part of a statewide mobilization that runs through...

Chester County participating in National Prescription Drug Take Back Day

Chester County’s Department of Drug & Alcohol Services (CCDDAS) is spreading community awareness for National Prescription Drug Take Back Day on Saturday, October 29th. Organized nationwide by the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA), National Prescription Drug Take Back Day provides temporary local sites for safe, convenient, and responsible means of disposing of prescription drugs, and uses...

DCCC gets state funding for new Upper Darby campus

On Wednesday, Delaware County Community College received notification from the Pennsylvania Department of Education approving funding to support the College’s new, state-of-the-art Southeast Campus. The new campus is on the site of the former Archbishop Prendergast High School, near Lansdowne Avenue and Garrett Road in Upper Darby Township. “The Department is happy to provide funding assistance...