Brandywine Hills Point-To-Point on tap, April 5

Horses vault the stone wall at last year’s Brandywine Hills Point-to-Point. With spring in Chester County comes the local fox hunting tradition and point-to-point races, where Brandywine Hills stands out for its more intimate, kid-friendly event. For 2020, the Brandywine Hills Point-to-Point will take place on Sunday, April 5, at the Myrick Center in Pocopson Township. An expanded slate of activities...

Nearly 800 volunteer to clean up Red Creek Valley area

Nearly 800 local volunteers gathered for a clean up along the Red Clay Creek, March 30. Early on Saturday morning, March 30, almost 800 volunteers assembled to help with the Annual Red Clay Valley Clean Up. At 8 AM volunteers lined up at the Ashland Nature Center in Delaware, Kennett Square’s Anson B. Nixon Park and the Kennett YMCA Outdoor Pool to receive clean up supplies, route assignments and...

Volunteers needed for Red Clay Cleanup

WEST CHESTER — 700 volunteers are needed for the annual Red Clay Valley Clean Up to be held on Saturday, March 24th from 8 AM – Noon.  The Clean Up is co-sponsored by the Brandywine Red Clay Alliance (BRC) and the Delaware Nature Society (DNS) to sweep 90 miles of stream and road ways along the east and west branches of the Red Clay Creek, including Kennett Square Borough going south through...

Polar Plunge slated for Feb. 10

Winter enthusiasts will make a splash at the 10th Annual Polar Plunge to be held February 10, 2018 at the Brandywine Picnic Park in West Chester. The Brandywine Red Clay Alliance (BRC) hosts the event to get outdoors and raise awareness about their conservation work in the Brandywine and Red Clay Watersheds. Registration starts at 10 a.m. with the event to start at 11:30 a.m. The event will be held...

Corbin announces $75K in grants to Brandywine Red Clay Alliance

State Rep. Becky Corbin (R-155) Representative Becky Corbin (R-East Brandywine) today announced that the Brandywine Red Clay Alliance has been awarded a $75,000 grant to assist with restoration of two storm water basins. The funding comes from the Watershed Restoration Protection fund under the Commonwealth Financing Agency, which manages the state’s economic stimulus programs. The fund provides...

What To Do: One word: chocolate!

Kennett Chocolate Festival is sweet treat before Valentine’s By Denny Dyroff, Staff Writer, The Times Chocolate takes center stage at the annual Kennett Chocolate Lovers Festival. Once the Christmas holidays are over, the dog days of winter start to set in. A holiday is always a good way to break up the doldrums of a grey winter and Valentine’s Day is always equal to the task. Valentine’s...

Brandywine Hills point to point runs on April 3

The annual Brandywine Hills Point to Point race takes place on April 3. Many young jockeys participating in the pony races take it very seriously. Photo by Daria Killinger. POCOPSON — Beautiful seasonal weather has arrived in Chester County – just in time for a favorite family springtime event, the Brandywine Hills Point-to-Point on Sunday, April 3. Once again, the cross country horse races will...

PA American Water presents environmental grant for educational camp

  Brandywine Red Clay Alliance received a $4,500 grant from PA American Water COATESVILLE, Pa. (July 7, 2015) – Pennsylvania American Water said today it awarded one of its 2015 Environmental Grants to the Brandywine Red Clay Alliance, which is among seven watershed initiatives across the state that earned financial support through the company’s Environmental Grant Program.