What To Do: January means Orchid Extravaganza at Longwood

By Denny Dyroff, Entertainment Editor, The Times Orchids at Longwood Gardens If you ask Siri to name the largest family of flowering plants in the world, she/he/it would quickly come up with the answer. The largest family of flowering plants in the world is the orchid — a flower that is acclaimed as one of the most beautiful, delicate and graceful flowers in the world. The Royal Botanical Gardens...

What To Do: Orchids take center stage at Longwood Gardens

By Denny Dyroff, Staff Writer, The Times Orchids at Longwood Gardens If you were asked to name the largest family of flowering plants in the world, what would be your response? If you chose the orchid, you’d be right on the money. The largest family of flowering plants in the world is the orchid — a flower that is acclaimed as one of the most beautiful, delicate and graceful flowers in the...

Hundreds (or more) from Chester Co. participate in marches

From Washington, D.C. to Philadelphia to West Chester, local voices heard By Mike McGann, Editor, The Times Just a handful of the attendees in Washington D.C. who rode buses from the Kennett Area Democrats, who brought more than 200 residents to the nation’s capital, Saturday. Hundreds, possibly thousands, of Chester County residents participated in Saturday’s Women’s March — which morphed...