Archive for November 1st, 2016

Cookies offer taste of reciprocal gratitude

The Chester County Sheriff’s Office recently welcomed a special cookie delivery with a reaction that proved this was no half-baked offering. Lauren Bolt, executive pastry chef at Jenner’s Pond Retirement Community, made the delicious drop-off as part of the nationwide “Cookies for a Cop” program. The purpose of the program is to ensure that those in law enforcement ...

 
 

Chesco pipeline project garners state award

The Pennsylvania Chapter of the American Planning Association has awarded the Planning Excellence Award for Public Outreach to the Chester County Planning Commission for its Pipeline Information Center. Chester County Commissioner Kathi Cozzone and representatives from the Planning Commission accepted the award last month at the APA’s annual conference in Allentown. ...

 

Halloween proves charm for Toll Brothers

A supervisors’ meeting on Halloween briefly provided some drama in Pocopson Township, ranging from the dedication of a Toll Brothers subdivision after four failed attempts to a comparison of the Barnard House to a scene from the movie “Godfather III.” On Monday, Oct. 31, the supervisors unanimously voted to accept the dedication of The Preserve at Chadds Ford, a ...

 

Longwood’s holiday magic is musical this year

With Halloween upon us, area residents might not be ready for the next set of holidays. But tickets to “A Longwood Christmas” are now available, and those who want their preferred dates are advised to book them early. The annual extravaganza of lights and activities will ring in the holiday season with a musically-inspired display that starts on Thursday, Nov. 24, ...

 

Art Watch: Three cheers for Randall Graham

For this first week in November, there are fun First Friday art openings from Kennett Square to Wilmington, and thus the kickoff to the holiday season has officially begun. Before getting to those exciting events, we must cheer the talents and most recent award for local Chester County artist Randall Graham who won first prize at the famous Plein Air Brandywine ...

 

‘Dining in Dark’ to shed light on blindness

For the second year in a row, the Chester County Intermediate Unit is about to turn off the lights to shed light on visual impairments. On Nov. 14, the CCIU, partnering with Applebee’s Grill in Thorndale, will host the second annual Dining in the Dark dinner experience for Chester County students and their families who receive vision support services through the ...

 

Photo of the Week: Standing Tall

Blue sky, green field and autumn foliage showcase two horses standing in a pasture in Kennett Township.