Archive for February 18th, 2021

Re-imaginings planned for Longwood

Changes are instore for Longwood Gardens. It’s called Longwood Reimagined: A new garden experience. The project has been announced on the botanical garden’s website. In a video, Longwood Director Paul Redman said Longwood is doing for landscape architecture and landscape design what art museums do for art — collect. “That’s exactly what Pierre DuPont was doing from ...

 
 

Weather closes ChesCo government

Due to the inclement weather, Chester County Government offices, facilities, and courts are closed today, Thursday, Feb. 18. While county government and court buildings will be closed for public services during this time, many county programs and services continue, with staff working remotely as able. If you have a need to access county services, we encourage you to ...

 

From Christmas lights to protein bars

When Brent Schweitzer lived with his parents on Joshua Way in Pennsbury Township, he took pride in the elaborate Christmas displays he created. Now his creative energies have moved into a more entrepreneurial direction. He is now making protein bars. Schweitzer, now 32 and a mechanical engineer, calls his product Outclass Nutrition Protein Bars. The bars are organic ...

 

Around Town Feb. 18

• Local author and historian Gene Pisasale has a new book out, “Forgotten Founding Fathers: Pennsylvania and Delaware in the American Revolution.” According to Pisasale, the book focuses on 10 of the Founding Fathers who signed the Declaration of Independence and the Constitution. • The Foundation of the Delaware County Chamber of Commerce is accepting ...

 

Musings: An undrained swamp

The second impeachment trial of Donald Trump is over. His bid for a second term in 2020 is over. He didn't win the election, and he didn't drain the swamp as promised, but he was right about one thing. Mr. Trump — after spending four years Tweeting with the emotional maturity of a 14-year-old Valley Girl — told the truth. But it was grossly misapplied. The former ...