Archive for October 20th, 2014

Bates Motel and haunted hayride deliver

The Bates Motel and Haunted Hayride continues its tradition of terrorizing and titillating thrill-seekers revving up for Halloween. Located at Arasapha Farm in Glen Mills, Bates Motel and Haunted Hayride has been in business for more than 20 years. HauntWorld Magazine rates it the number one haunted attraction. Matt Brown, a veteran staff member of 16 years, called ...

 
 

Patients, survivors run for a cure

It was a little chilly and a little breezy but, as one participant said, it was better than running in the heat. It was also for a serious cause. The “it” was the second annual Care 2 Cure 5K run and 1-mile walk to benefit the cancer center at Crozer of Brinton Lake. More than 50 people took part, some of them having deeply personal reasons. Jack Clark, of Bethel ...

 

UHS football team seeking votes

Tired of Unionville’s football players getting short shrift on local TV? You can remedy that situation by voting for the team in its matchup on Friday, Oct. 24, against Great Valley. The two teams are one of the featured contests on 6ABC’s High School Huddle Game of the Week. UHS and Great Valley are pitted against Central Bucks East vs. Central Bucks West. The ...

 

Pa., nation spotlight teen driver safety

In 2007, Congress established National Teen Driver Safety Week, the third week of October, to focus attention on the number one killer of teens: motor vehicle crashes. From 2009 to 2013, statistics showed that 97,712 crashes involving a 16- to 19-year-old driver occurred in Pennsylvania, resulting in 759 fatalities. Although progress has been made in reducing those ...

 

Downton exhibit: Maids, matriarchs and more

From exquisite wedding finery to tweedy foxhunting duds to mundane butlers’ garb, “Costumes of Downton Abbey” at the Winterthur Museum, Garden and Library continues to give fans of the blockbuster PBS series reasons to visit. For starters, the exhibit, which includes clothing from the series’ fictional aristocratic  family in post-Edwardian England, has a limited ...