What To Do: Despite many cancellations, Santa still coming to West Chester

By Denny Dyroff, Staff Writer, The Times  These crazy times just keep getting crazier – and scarier. COVID-19 infections and deaths are spiking in Pennsylvania and nearby New Jersey and Delaware. As a result, the states’ governors have been ramping up the restrictions and calling for shutdowns throughout the area. Philadelphia has been hit with the toughest restrictions but Pennsylvania in general...

Longwood FC again helping Santa to tour so. Chesco areas

Gianna Winters helps Santa get ready for his tour in a previous year. File photo. EAST MARLBOROUGH — Santa has scheduled his yearly arrival trips on a Longwood Fire Company truck. “It’s that time of you year again for Longwood Fire Company to escort our buddy, Santa, throughout our area,” said Longwood Fire Chief A. J. McCarthy. Because of COVID concerns, no candy canes will be distributed. All...

What To Do: Downingtown’s Good Neighbor Christmas

Also: Santa makes many, many appearances in and around Chester County By Denny Dyroff, Staff Writer, The Times Santa and Mrs. Claus will be on hand for Downingtown’s Good Neighbor Christmas, Saturday. For as long as anyone around here can remember, Downingtown has had a reputation as a neighborly town — especially with an annual event schedule that includes Good Neighbor Day each summer...