UHS benefits Texas schools

There's usually no love lost between Philadelphia football fans and their counterparts in Texas, but Unionville High School is breaking down that barrier. The school has taken a Texas school devastated by Hurricane Harvey under its wings and has raised $50,000.UHS benefits Texas schools According to UHS Principal Jimmy Conley, the staff had decided that the theme ...

 

Photo of the Week: Sunny Sunday

Sunny Sunday

Saturday rain gives way to a sunny Sunday morning along the Brandywine Creek.

Healthful turkey trot

Following some basic tips can ensure a fun, safe and healthy race for everyone.

This time of year, most people are looking forward to getting together with family and filling up on delicious food on Thanksgiving. Before you settle in at the dining table that day, consider getting an active start to your holiday with a Turkey Trot—a 5K or similar distance race on Thanksgiving morning. “Turkey Trots are great for runners of any level to get ...

The art of community

Featured student artists Helen Nichols and Margaret Clisham

The Unionville Art Gala opening was “large and lively” according to co-chair Luci McClure, and “the football team won the game.” The 42nd annual Art Gala opened Friday night and continued through Saturday. The event connects young and old as well as student and professional artists. One thing that makes the Unionville Art Gala stand out is the student art. Although ...

Wellness Jackie’s Way: Turbo charge your immunity

What can we do to fortify ourselves against the winter cold and flu season? Well, besides obsessively washing our hands, the #1 source of germ transmission, there are a lot of tactics we can implement. And it revolves around the foods we choose to eat on a regular basis. Let’s look at two categories: Foods with Phytonutrients and Fermented Foods. Phytonutrients: Just ...

ATF to investigate West Chester fire

Photograph from fire at Barclay Friends Senior Assisted Living Center

The National Response Team (NRT) of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF), along with Special Agents from the ATF Philadelphia Field Division, and members of the ATF Philadelphia Arson Task Force were activated to respond to the a 5-alarm fire that occurred at the Barclay Friends Senior Assisted Living Center located at 700 N. Franklin Street ...

Pops Goes the Holidays

The Kennett Symphony presents Pops Goes the Holiday with Special Guest Philadanco! on Saturday, December 2, 2017, 7:30 p.m. at Unionville High School Auditorium, 750 Unionville Road, Kennett Square, PA. Under the direction of Music Director, Michael Hall, the glorious sounds of the season will fill the air capturing the magic of the holidays.  From traditional ...

Boost Your Business: Five things you need to know

Recently in a client meeting, I was asked by one of the sales employees what they needed to know to help them be more successful next year. It’s a great question and one that we should be asking ourselves on a regular basis, not just about next year but about next quarter and next month. Here’s what I told the salesperson and the rest of the team: If you can’t raise ...

No casinos or tax hike in Pennsbury

Those people looking for some casino gaming action can bypass Pennsbury Township, at least for the time being. Supervisors voted 3-0 Wednesday night to prohibit mini-casinos in the township. The action follows a state law that allows major casinos to open Category 4 casinos. Category 4 casinos are those "with not less than 300 or more than 750 slot machines and ...

Around Town Nov. 16

• The first ever Potts Meadow Holiday Tree lighting is this Saturday, Nov. 18 from 4:30 to 8:30 p.m. The event is courtesy of the Barn Shops and the Brandywine Conservancy and Museum of Art. Visitors should park at the museum; there will be shuttle buses taking people to and from the barn Shops. There will be musical performances by students from the Oxford Arts ...

Adopt-a-Pet for Nov. 16

The following animals are ready to be adopted from the Brandywine Valley SPCA in West Chester. Trixie  Trixie is the sweetest little darling you’re going to meet.  She’s silly, chatty, and a total love bug.  And 7 years old is just a number to her, as she’s got quite the spring in her step and enjoys going on walks. Trixie loves kids and has done well with the dogs ...