Op/Ed: Joy or fear

With the state’s mask mandate overturned and Omicron subsiding soon, the Unionville community is at a crossroads. We have an opportunity to do a great thing, the right thing, for the children. As a previous op-ed writer opined, it is indeed a time for choosing. We can choose to embrace joy, laughter, smiles, and the emotional health of our children. We can choose to respect…

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New Year, New Shows

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G222 - Jeremy McGirl, Catbird on Fence

Art is ready to show up in 2022! Galleries around the Brandywine Valley have new shows for the new year. With emerging artists, past favorites, and unusual mediums, the exhibits brighten the dark days of winter. Don’t forget to check the gallery’s website or call ahead for updated safety measures. The Chester County Arts Association, as always, brings in the new year with vibrant exhibitions.…

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Blogging Along the Brandywine: Zoom-zoom

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Until two years ago, when someone said “zoom” I would recall the now-classic commercial, featuring a Mazda speeding over open roads. Watching the car from the side was ten - year- old Micah Kanters in shirt and tie, who turned to the camera and whispered “Zoom-zoom!” It became a media sensation and sold a ton of Mazdas. In the Summer of 2020 during the isolation…

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Joseph W. Dougherty of Kennett Square

Joseph W. Dougherty, 71, of Kennett Square, died peacefully at White Horse Village after a courageous battle with Lewy Body Dementia and Parkinson’s Disease.  He was the husband of Kathleen “Kate” Dougherty (nee Nicholson), with whom he shared 46 years of marriage. Born May 31, 1950, in Binghamton, N.Y., he was the son of the late Mary G. Dougherty and the late Joseph S. Dougherty…

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Adopt-a-Pet Jan. 24

The following animals are ready to be adopted from the Brandywine Valley SPCA in West Chester Bandit Bandit and his party ear will be sure to bring extra fun to his next home. This sweet boy is smart and a fast learner. He's done well with other dogs he's been introduced to so would love to meet any family dogs at the shelter before going…

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