What To Do: 44th Annual Unionville Art Gala

By Denny Dyroff, Entertainment Editor, The Times A work by Diane Cannon, the featured artist for this year;s Unionville Art Gala. Thanksgiving is just around the corner, so you know that Christmas-related events will be filling the event calendar over the next few weeks. Fortunately for the traditionalists who would prefer Christmas events to get underway after Thanksgiving, there are several special...

Friends Association receives shoes for kids in need

Tom & Lynn Engle, Sandra Lawson, Claire Engel, Jennifer Lopez, Richard Marinari, Christopher Pawlowski and Christopher Murphy. WEST CHESTER — Max’s Kicks for Kids (MK4K) is an organization that provides new back-to-school shoes for children in need in Chester County. MK4K was founded by Lynn and Tom Engle in July of this year in honor and memory of their son Max, who passed away in 2018. Max...

US News offers top honors to Wellington at Hershey’s Mill

WEST CHESTER — Benchmark, a human connection company and leading provider of senior living services in the Northeast, today announced that Wellington at Hershey’s Mill, a Benchmark continuing care retirement community in West Chester, Pa., has been selected by U.S. News & World Report as having some of the best skilled nursing and rehabilitation care in the country. Wellington is recognized...

What To Do: Saluting our veterans

By Denny Dyroff, Entertainment Editor, The Times Valley Forge National Park Monday is Veterans Day – a special holiday created to honor those who have served the nation as part of United States Armed Forces. This is the weekend that America celebrates Veterans Day. Valley Forge National Park (1400 North Outer Line Drive, Valley Forge, 610- 783-1000, www.nps.gov/vafo) is presenting “Artillery Demonstrations”...

Burritt featured speaker at Chesco Libertarian event, Nov. 12

The Libertarian Party of Chester County will host a discussion by Doctor Christopher Burritt next Tuesday. Burritt is a Chester County psychiatrist who will be discussing several topics of interest at the next meeting of the LPCC.  Burritt will offer observations and answer questions about well-publicized concerns about opioids, pending approval of Marijuana use (and possible ramifications from a...

DCCC offering accelerated, online courses this winter

Want to get ahead on your education this winter? You can earn credits between semesters through Delaware County Community College’s accelerated Winter Online session. The session is from Monday, December 9 through Thursday, January 9. Registration is open until December 6. New, visiting and returning students are invited to apply.

Kennett Square resident honored by Eagles for community work

Mike Jasinski of Kennett Square was honored as a ‘Community Quarterback’ by Santander Bank and the Philadelphia Eagles during the Eagles home game on November 3 for his work in the Philadelphia area with Jeeps for Joy. Kennett Square resident Mike Jasinski was honored by Santander Bank and the Philadelphia Eagles as part of the third season of the ‘Santander Community Quarterback’ program at...

West Chester Downtown Foundation Issues $20,000 in grant awards to local non-profits

WEST CHESTER  — On October 17th, 2019 the West Chester Downtown Foundation (WCDF) hosted their 9th annual West Chester Preservation Awards Ceremony at the Chester County Historical Society in downtown West Chester, PA. During this ceremony the Foundation announced its fifth consecutive year of grant awardees.

What To Do: Dia de Los Muertos in Kennett

By Denny Dyroff, Entertainment Editor, The Times Dia de Los Muertos Not all of the spirits that came back for Halloween have gone back to their homes in the netherworld. They still have a reason to hang around here for a little longer. November 1 is a special day in Mexico and in Mexican-American communities throughout the states. It is the day known as “Dia de Los Muertos” — the Day of the...

LCH names Izraelson as CEO

Mariana Izraelson KENNETT — LCH (La Comunidad Hispana) announced this week that Mariana Izraelson, PsyD, LCADC, PMP, will be joining their team as CEO at the beginning of December.  “Dr. Izraelson shares our passion for healthcare for all,” said Board Chair Ronan Gannon. “She is full of energy and she will be a fantastic fit for leading our dynamic, growing team and services.” From increased...