Chester County Fire Chiefs Association salutes volunteer firefighting dads

Editor’s Note: As we celebrate Father’s Day this year, the Chester County Fire Chiefs Association gives a special thank you to all dads who volunteer to keep Chester County lives safe and encourages more to do the same by learning about the many volunteer opportunities available at www.helpfightfire.com.     Rick King and Family Four years ago, Rick King had one of his proudest moments as a...

What To Do: Nothing beats a summer fair

Also: Lots to do with Dad this Fathers’ Day By Denny Dyroff, Staff Writer, The Times Summer kicks off in the area June 21, when St. Joseph’s Church in Downingtown holds its annual Community Festival. Summertime has arrived and warm weather agendas are usually filled with fun events — especially festivals and country fairs. The attraction of a summer fair is timeless. The glow of...

What To Do: Fathers Day means high-flying fun fun!

By Denny Dyroff, Staff Writer, The Times There are three types of aircraft that almost always force you to turn your gaze skyward and they all begin with the letter “h” — harrier jets, helicopters and hot air balloons. This weekend, you’ll be able to see two of the three in the skies above Chester County. If you want to see harriers in action, you might need to go to Iraq where the plane...

On Your Table: Nothing says Fathers Day like a great burger

Keep it simple for a grilled taste treat By Cathy Branciaroli, Food Correspondent, The Times  Show Dad some love on Father’s Day with grilled burgers.  They don’t need to be beef by the way, but with a few easy tips and techniques, anyone can grill perfect burgers in honor of Dad’s big day. If you decide to make beef burgers, the key to making great steakhouse-style burgers at home is...