Shanahan STEMP team wins regional competition

The Bishop Shanahan STEM team: Alyssa Montalvo, Riley McLaughlin, Nicholas McLaughlin, Noah Brady, Brendan Pappas, Michael Sisti, Sergio Ulluoa, and Liam Lavin. DOWNINGTOWN — For the third consecutive year, students from Bishop Shanahan High School in Downingtown won the PA Governor’s STEM Regional Competition held at the Chester County Intermediate Unit-Brandywine Campus. This annual STEM competition...

DCCC earns 2020-21 Military Friendly School designation

Delaware County Community College has received a 2020-21 Military Friendly® School designation from Viqtory, a service-disabled, veteran-owned small business that publishes G.I. Jobs® magazine and Military Spouse magazine. The designation provides service members and their families with transparent, data-driven ratings about post-military education and training opportunities. “This designation...

Kennett Square Restaurant Week returns for second year, March 3-8

The Kennett Square Restaurant Week returns in March. Photo credit Dylan Francis KENNETT SQUARE — The second annual KSQ Spring Restaurant Week, March 3 to 8, will showcase the creativity of award-winning chefs and the many flavors of Kennett Square. Kennett Square’s Restaurant Week offers a wide variety of dining options at over a dozen participating restaurants throughout town. Diners can also...

What To Do: Altan to perform at Longwood Gardens

By Denny Dyroff, Entertainment Editor, The Times Altan There are always many good reasons to visit Longwood Gardens (Route 1, Kennett Square, 610-388-1000, www.longwoodgardens.org) any time of year. Right now, a major draw is the OrchidExtravaganza — but that is just one of a number of attractions Over the years, Longwood Gardens has presented a wide array of musical acts from around the world...

What To Do: A true Valentine’s Weekend of events

By Denny Dyroff, Entertainment Editor, The Times Blue Cross RiverRink If the weekend starts on Friday and this Friday is Valentine’s Day, then this must be the “real” Valentine’s Day Weekend 2020. If you’re looking for a way to celebrate Valentine’s Day with something other than a romantic candlelight dinner, you might want to consider taking part in the “Sweetheart Skate” at the Blue...

What To Do: Celebrating Valentine’s Day

By Denny Dyroff, Entertainment Editor, The Times Victorine’s Valentine Day Celebrating Valentine’s Day is always a good way to break up the doldrums of a grey winter. Valentine’s Day Weekend is tough to pin down this year because February 14 is in a Friday. Some activities are this weekend and some are on February 14. Here are a few suggestions on how to celebrate the occasion with your sweetheart....

Devon Horse Show and Country Fair unveils inaugural ‘Devon Legends’

DEVON — The Devon Horse Show and Country Fair (DHSCF) will be kicking off a year-long celebration for its upcoming 125th anniversary with an induction ceremony honoring the “Devon Legends” at the storied Ardrossan Estate in Villanova, Pa., on Saturday, April 25, 2020. This prestigious group of inaugural honorees includes Olympians, national champions, and other luminaries connected...

9th annual Empty Bowls event, Feb. 27

On Thursday, February 27th, 2020 Kennett Area Community Service (KACS) will be hosting its 9th Annual Empty Bowls Event at The Red Clay Room in Kennett Square.  “Empty Bowls” is an international grassroots effort to raise money and awareness in the fight to end hunger. The mission is to create positive and lasting change through the arts, education, and community.  KACS Empty Bowls potters...

TCHS students learn lessons about life, love and loss while caring for a retired K-9 dog

Yukon, a retired police K-9, getting some time outside at TCHS Pennock’s Bridge Campus. WEST GROVE – Throughout this school year, students in the Veterinary Science and Animal Science programs at the Technical College High School (TCHS) Pennock’s Bridge Campus have learned that not all heroes wear capes. In fact, some heroes use a set of wheels to get around, love to play and enjoys eating treats....

What To Do: Get a jump on Valentine’s Day with wine & chocolate

By Denny Dyroff, Entertainment Editor, The Times A February highlight each year is Valentine’s Day and one of the best things about Valentine’s Day is chocolate. Wine-loving chocoholics are celebrating – all month The Chaddsford Winery (632 Baltimore Pike, Chadds Ford, 610-388-6221, http://www.chaddsford.com) will host Wine & Chocolate Pairings every Saturday and Sunday in February (through...