Archive for October 18th, 2014

‘March on the Brandywine’ hits winning notes

From the quirky vibe of Kennett High’s “What If?” to the romantic sounds of Downingtown West’s “Romeo and Juliet: Undead,” a plethora of bands presented the ultimate half-time show to an appreciative crowd at Unionville High’s March on the Brandywine on Friday night. The musical extravaganza, now in its sixth year, featured the shows of 11 area bands. Organized into ...

 
 

PA high court to hear Concord First appeal

***This story has been updated*** The Pennsylvania Supreme Court has agreed to hear the appeal of Concord First regarding that group’s desire for a question to be placed on the November ballot. In July, the citizens’ group filed a petition with more than 900 signatures — more than the 582 needed — that asked whether there should be a ballot question asking voters if ...

 

Ebola information

The Chester County Health Department now has a Web page — http://chesco.org/index.aspx?NID=2837 — regarding the Ebola virus. The site provides information on symptoms, transmission and precautions. People may also sign up to receive Chester County updates on Ebola.

 

At Longwood, mums to offer shout-out to color

Visitors to Longwood Gardens early this week will see an uncommon sight: lots of buds. However, by Saturday, Oct. 25 - as if on cue - they will become a profusion of vibrant hues as more than 80,000 chrysanthemums take center stage. The annual Chrysanthemum Festival at the gardens will run through Nov. 23, transforming the four-acre conservatory into a riot of color. ...