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Entries accepted for mushroom cook-off

Blended mushroom recipes require ground mushrooms to be mixed with a protein. As a trendy meat extender, the mushrooms create a unique, flavorful combination for burgers, meatballs, tacos, stuffing, or even a Bolognese sauce. The 2018 Mushroom Festival Amateur Cook-Off will focus on blending mushrooms with grassfed beef or lamb. At the Cook-off all recipes will be ...

 
 

Journey across Delco

Delaware County Council Chairman John McBlain joined members of the Delaware County Library System, Norwood Public Library and local children and their parents on June 18 to announce Journey Across Delco. Children in Delaware County can pick up a free passport style booklet at their local library and journey across Delco to all 26-member libraries in the county this ...

 

Heat advisory

The National Weather Service in Mount Holly has issued a heat advisory, which is in effect from noon to 8 p.m. EDT Monday, June 18. * Heat index values are projected up to 101 due to temperatures around 90, and dew point around 70. * Timing for dangerously hot conditions will be possible from mid day through early evening on Monday. * The heat and humidity may cause ...

 

Former Eagle talks about fatherhood

With Father’s Day on the calendar, many dads and sons will reflect on the things that bonded them over the years—perhaps shared hobbies or a love of football. Some memories will be positive and perhaps bittersweet, while others may not have many memories of their dads at all. Some of the stories contained in the new book by premier sportswriter Joshua Cooley ...

 

Bingham elected CCDC chair

Dick Bingham, of East Marlborough Township, was elected chairman of the Chester County Democratic Committee during a June 13 election. He said the goal is to the county “blue” on Nov.6  despite a 15,000 Republican voter registration edge. More than 340 newly elected Chester County Committee persons gathered at West Chester Stetson Middle School for the quadrennial ...

 

ChesCo. Dem’s vice chair announces team

Chester County Democratic Committee Vice Chair Lani Frank has announced her candidacy for the office of CCDC chairman, vowing to bring a spirit of collaboration and strong leadership to Chester County Democrats. Frank, the current vice chair, has devoted the last 18 years to building the Chester County Democratic Party to where it is today, winners in 2017. Endorsed ...

 

Trail Blazer Run next Saturday

On Saturday, June 16, East Bradford Township and CCWA - Paradise Farm Camps will host the seventh annual Trail Blazer Run. This year’s race will take place on the Paradise Farm Camps property located at 1300 Valley Creek Road, Downingtown, PA 19335. There will be two events: a 5-mile trail run and a 1 ½-mile family fun hike. All participants will enjoy exclusive ...

 

Fountains at Longwood Gardens receive Preservation Achievement Award

The architectural design team behind the revitalization of the Main Fountain Garden at Longwood Gardens was the recipient of a 2018 Preservation Achievement Grand Jury Award. Beyer Blinder Belle, a premier architectural firm specializing in historic preservation, joined Longwood to receive the honor from the Preservation Alliance for Greater Philadelphia. The ...

 

Tavern Talks: Enlightened

On Thursday, June 21 from 7-9 p.m., enter the “Age of Reason” with our latest Tavern Talks theme of the enlightenment! To be sure you are well-informed, our notable guests for the evening include inventor Mr. Joseph Priestley (portrayed by Dean Howarth of Living Histories of Science), astronomer Caroline Herschel (portrayed by K. Lynn King), and a horticulturist ...

 

WCU student indicted for child porn

A West Chester University student has been charged with transporting, receiving and possessing child pornography, announced U.S. Attorney William M. McSwain. The defendant was arrested this June 1. Ryan Davis, 21, of Thornbury, formerly a resident of Glen Mills, was charged by indictment May 31 with transporting, receiving and possessing a collection of more than 600 ...

 

Updating Mt. Cuba Center

Mt. Cuba Center’s completed master plan includes a new entrance and welcome center, an expanded garden experience, a learning center, and expanded plant production facilities and garden areas. The long-range plan, which will be realized incrementally over the course of many years, anticipates building on the organization’s strengths. “Lammot and Pamela Copeland ...