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The Schoolmaster exhibit to open

The Sanderson Museum is pleased to announce its newest exhibit, The Schoolmaster, which will debut later this month and remain open throughout regular museum hours through 2020. The exhibit opening will be held on Wednesday, August 28, from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. The legacy Christian Carmack Sanderson left was far more than his namesake museum overflowing with thousands of ...

 
 

Trio of September Festivals in Kennett Square

No town throws a party quite like Kennett Square, and this September the Borough is gearing up to host three great events—the Mushroom Festival, Kennett Brewfest, and KSQ Restaurant Week. The Mushroom Capital of the World is also home to one of the region’s original craft brew festivals and an exciting and ever-expanding restaurant scene that combines the best of ...

 

Household hazardous waste collection

The Chester County Recycling Coordinator, Nancy Fromnick, announced the fifth Chester County Household Hazardous Waste Collection event for 2019. Residents from Chester County municipalities may participate on Saturday, September 7 at the Oxford School District Administration Building, 125 Bell Tower Lane, Oxford, PA 19363. Proof of residency may be required. This ...

 

Kathi meets Kathi

A traditional charity check presentation at the Aug. 13 Chester County Commissioners’ public sunshine meeting included an element of surprise for one commissioner. As part of the recognition of Chester County non-profit Canine Partners for Life, Commissioners Michelle Kichline and Terence Farrell presented fellow Commissioner Kathi Cozzone with a service puppy named ...

 

Blooms & Bamboo

Longwood Gardens today announced "Blooms & Bamboo: Chrysanthemum and Ikebana Sogetsu Artistry," a new display featuring masterworks of Ikebana, the Japanese art of flower arranging, on view October 3–November 17. Created by the Headmaster of Sogetsu Iemoto Akane Teshigahara, the exhibit will feature two large-scale displays of bamboo and natural elements ...

 

Treasurer charged with embezzling $50K

Delaware County District Attorney Kat Copeland and Nether Providence Police Chief David Splain announced the arrest of Terrea Faith Stubbs, 43, treasurer for the South Media Fire Co., for embezzling over $50,000 from the fire company between April 2018 and August 2019. Stubbs, of Media, has been charged with theft by unlawful taking, theft by deception, receiving ...

 

PennDOT to close Route 52 bridge in Birmingham

PennDOT will be closing the Route 52 (Lenape Road) bridge over the Brandywine Creek Floodplain in Birmingham Township, beginning Aug. 19 through May, 2020. “This bridge rehabilitation will provide needed safety improvements to motorists while maintaining its historical integrity and aesthetics,” said Gov. Tom Wolf in a press release. PennDOT will repair, strengthen ...

 

Fatal overdoses up in Chester County

The Chester County Coroner’s Office is releasing data on drug overdose deaths in Chester County from January 1, 2019 through June 30, 2019. A total of 65 people have been confirmed to have died of a drug overdose during this period, with 62 deaths determined to be accidental and 3 due to suicide. While this is slightly more than the 57 overdose deaths reported ...

 

Bournelyf gets Xmas in July present

With just a day to spare, Bournelyf Special Camp in West Chester was able to celebrate Christmas in July on the last day of the month. That was when Santa’s summer Christmas gift arrived in the form of a $6,000 donation to help support the West Chester non-profit’s mission of service to those with special needs. And in this moment of gift-giving, the role of Santa ...

 

ChesCo Health Dep’t awarded national accreditation

Chester County commissioners announced today the significant achievement of the County’s Health Department in earning national accreditation from the Public Health Accreditation Board. To earn this accolade, the health department underwent a rigorous, multi-faceted, peer-reviewed assessment process to ensure it met or exceeded a set of public health quality standards ...

 

State police advisory: Kids in hot cars

As the commonwealth prepares for a weekend heatwave, the Pennsylvania State Police reminds parents and caregivers to never leave a child or pet unattended in a vehicle. According to kidsandcars.org 21 children have died in hot cars in the United States so far this year. Since 1995, there have been 12 child heatstroke deaths in vehicles in Pennsylvania. The inside of ...