Longwood’s Nightscape: Nocturnal awe redux

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The Palm House in the Longwood Gardens' conservatory takes on vibrant, otherworldly hues during 'Nightscape: A Light and Sound Experience.'

Evenings at Longwood Gardens are creatively aglow again with the reemergence of “Nightscape: A Light and Sound Experience.” The innovative mix of light, sound, imagery, and music created by Klip Collective of Philadelphia was introduced in 2015 as a way to fill the void created by the 2 ½-year restoration of the Main Fountain Garden, which anchored summer displays and fireworks. Nightscape will run through…

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Grants to help small businesses save energy

Small-business owners are being urged to apply for state grants for pollution prevention and energy-efficiency projects. More than $1 million in total grant funding is available for eligible small businesses through the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection’s Small Business Advantage Grant Program, according to a press release from state Sen. Andy Dinniman, D-19. “There are almost a million small businesses in Pennsylvania, and these grants…

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Roadwork for week of Aug. 5

PennDOT has announced the following road projects, which are weather-dependent and could affect residents in the greater Chadds Ford area during the week of Aug. 5 through Aug. 12. Motorists are urged to allow extra time if they are traveling through one of the construction zones. Pothole patching on Route 202 in East Goshen and Birmingham townships will require lane restrictions between Brinton’s Bridge Road…

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The Human Resource: Rising in ranks – Part 2

There are significant challenges for a new supervisor, especially an individual rising from an employee into the supervisor role. In our last article we explored the perspective of the employee. This week we explore the employer perspective. An employer has a great deal to consider, including the risks, of promoting an internal employee to a position of supervision over their former peers. Perhaps the employee…

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