Archive for December 20th, 2015

Longwood intensifies its holiday glow

Longwood Gardens is offering multiple ways to warm hearts this year during “A Longwood Christmas,” including a new fire pit. Although daytime temperatures have been unseasonably high, the mercury has dipped in the evening, making the new glowing feature adjacent to the meadow at the Hourglass Lake Pavilion a popular spot on Thursday, Friday, and Saturday evenings. ...

 
 

Dinniman receives WCU President’s Medal

State Sen. Andy Dinniman was awarded West Chester University’s President’s Medal for Service for his leadership and service to the university, its students and educators, according to a press release from his office. The award is presented to “a distinguished educator and public servant [who] exemplifies commitment to the mission and values of this university and a ...

 

Rabbinic Reflections: The force of mindsets

Forget the platitudes about giving and receiving. At this time of year, we are all inundated with pressure to think about gifts. Having just survived eight nights of Hanukkah with multiple children, I can tell you that neither giving gifts nor receiving them is without moral complexity. While it may be better to give than to receive, one can give poorly or receive ...