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The 32nd Annual Mushroom Festival is Sept. 9, 10

The mushroom takes center stage in Kennett Square for its 32nd annual Mushroom Festival, Sept. 9 and 10. From food to art to music to contests, there’s mushrooms galore and a whole lot more. Add in the community parade with dining and dancing in the streets and an old fashioned carnival opening on Friday evening, Sept. 8, and there’s a whole weekend of fun in Kennett ...

 
 

Chester County kicks off week of advocacy

Decade to Doorways, Chester County’s initiative to end homelessness, is hosting a free community event on the front lawn of Uptown! Knauer Performing Arts Center, 226 N. High Street in West Chester, from 5 to 6 p.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 22. Held as part of Decade to Doorways Week of Advocacy and Awareness, the free event will include food, live music, the Humanizing ...

 

Mosquito spraying set for Birmingham

The Chester County Health Department will conduct a mosquito control treatment spray in portions of Birmingham and Thornbury townships. The treatment is scheduled for Thursday, Aug. 10 from 7:45 to 11 p.m. The rain date for this event is Tuesday, Aug. 15. The Chester County Health Department conducts mosquito control treatment in areas with high levels of mosquito ...

 

Phase two Strode’s Barn preservation complete

East Bradford Township, with support from the Friends of Strode’s Mill, has recently completed the second phase of a multi-year effort to preserve and restore the historic Strode’s Barn, a contributing resource to the Strode’s Mill National Register Listed Historic District, located at the intersection of Lenape and Birmingham Roads, along the Brandywine Valley ...

 

BHCU donates charging station to library

Delaware County credit union, BHCU, has donated a multi-device charging station to Rachel Kohl Library. The station will charge up to eight devices at a time, helping Rachel Kohl patrons with efficient and convenient charging technology. Rachel Kohl Library, a nonprofit, community library serving over 40,000 people continues their ongoing mission to celebrate the ...

 

Chesco hosts pipeline safety meeting

The Chester County Commissioners and County Director of Emergency Services will host a public meeting to present the County’s comprehensive preparedness plans in the event of a pipeline-related emergency incident. The public meeting will begin at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 2, and will be held in the auditorium of Lionville Middle School, 550 W. Uwchlan Avenue in ...

 

Op/Ed: Chadds Ford as defendant unfair

This is very concerning. A big developer and their experienced and costly legal team working for months and years is not a fair match to a township and community who are trying their best to protect their resident's health, safety and wellness from a plan that was proposed and put together well over ten years ago. How could a hearing being held in 30 days be ...

 

SPCA reopens after fire

The Brandywine Valley SPCA re-opened the New Castle Campus today for all services following the fire that destroyed the veterinary clinic and damaged the adoption areas. A car crashed into the building early the morning of July 9, sparking a fire that took the life of the driver and four cats, and displaced nearly 100 animals. Cleanup at the facility started ...

 

Conservancy celebrates Farm to Table

Conservation work meets the dinner table during the Brandywine Conservancy’s Farm to Table event on Wednesday, Aug. 9, celebrating 50 years of protecting open space and clean water in the Brandywine Valley. The evening will be hosted by H.G. Haskell III, of SIW Vegetables, and the food will be prepared by Chef MacGregor Mann of the Millstone Café at the Brandywine ...

 

10,000 Maniacs to play Mushroom Festival

One of the most critically acclaimed bands of the past three and a half decades, the 10,000 Maniacs, will play the 2017 Mushroom Festival in Kennett Square, on Saturday, Sept. 9, at the special events tent. The concert will be presented by The Kennett Flash and will serve as a benefit for the non-profit performing arts center and music venue, which is also located in ...

 

Crozer Burn Center honored

Crozer-Keystone Health System’s renowned Nathan Speare Regional Burn Treatment Center at Crozer-Chester Medical Center recently added two more national recognitions to its long history of achievement. First, the burn center’s co-medical director, Dr. Linwood Haith Jr. has assumed the presidency of the American Burn Association for a one-year term. Secondly, the ...