Archive for February 27th, 2016

Disaster: will you be ruined or ready?

When damage strikes you can be ruined or you can be ready! David Hughes, President of SERVPRO of Kennett Square/Oxford, gave a presentation at the Southern Chester County Chamber of Commerce about the SERVPRO Emergency Ready Profile. ERPs are a free service offered to local area businesses that helps them be ready for whatever happens! Hughes told the audience that ...

 
 

Topsy-turvy world of Slinky on tap

If the word slinky conjures up engaging images from your youth rather than a seductive evening gown, then the Chester County Historical Society (CCHS) has an event for you. On Monday, Feb. 29, from 6:30 to 9 p.m., CCHS will present the latest edition of "History on Tap," a series that brings history alive with periodic programs at area restaurants and taverns. This ...

 

Mind Matters: Family myths, past to present

Who knows when I first heard the story of my father’s newspaper business burning to the ground in a small town in New Jersey in 1943? I wasn’t born until 1945. Yet, I do know that as a very young child, before I was able to read, I became fascinated by a book of pictures of antique fire trucks and imagined myself putting out any fire that might threaten my family. ...