Author Archive

U-CF music program recognized

Unionville-Chadds Ford School District was honored with the Best Communities for Music Education designation from The NAMM Foundation for its outstanding commitment to music education. Now in its 23rd year, the Best Communities for Music Education designation is awarded to districts that demonstrate outstanding achievement in efforts to provide music access and ...

 
 

More Wyeth works accessible

The Wyeth Foundation for American Art has announced that it has established a collection-sharing arrangement managed by the Brandywine River Museum of Art, an approach that will ensure Andrew and Betsy Wyeth’s extensive collection of works by the artist is available to the public. The foundation’s collection—assembled primarily by Betsy, who was Andrew Wyeth’s muse ...

 

Unsolicited voting mailers

Based on information received from the Pennsylvania Department of State, Chester County Voter Services is notifying residents that two political advocacy groups, the Voter Participation Center and the Center for Voter Information, will be conducting unsolicited direct mailings to Pennsylvania residents consisting of voter registration applications and/or vote-by-mail ...

 

Fighting fraud with free software

The Delaware County Recorder of Deeds Office is now offering a free property fraud protection tool, called FraudSleuth®, that provides Delaware County property owners with automatic alerts to help safeguard against property fraud. FraudSleuth® is a software-based monitoring tool that alerts property owners when any document—such as a mortgage, deed, or mortgage ...

 

YMCA protecting kids from sexual abuse 

The YMCA of Greater Brandywine is participating in the Five Days of Action, April 18-22. The Five Days of Action is a weeklong campaign to raise awareness and inspire adults to take action to protect children from sexual abuse. The YMCA of Greater Brandywine encourages adults and organizations to join in marking this special week as Chester County comes together to ...

 

Radnor Hunt returns May 21

Celebrating its 91st year in 2022, the Radnor Hunt Races return on Saturday, May 21, in Willistown Township. Tickets are now on sale for this springtime tradition that draws the best thoroughbred horses, riders, and trainers across the country. All event proceeds benefit the open space and clean water programs of the Brandywine Conservancy—the sole beneficiary of the ...

 

DCCC and Susquehanna U join forces

Delaware County Community College and Susquehanna University have signed a transfer agreement whereby qualified students at the college can earn a bachelor’s degree at substantial tuition savings by transferring after earning their associate degree into the four-year university. Through this partnership, qualified students also can receive merit-based scholarships of ...

 

Parade returns to Kennett Square

Kennett Square loves a parade, and the 2022 Kennett Square Memorial Day Parade promises to be a fun, family-friendly event with something for everyone, according to a press release. More than a dozen marching bands and musical groups will participate, including the Mummers and the Philadelphia Eagles Pep Band as well as bagpipers, fife and drum corps,  drum and bugle ...

 

Two conservation groups merging

The Land Conservancy for Southern Chester County (TLC) and the Brandywine Red Clay Alliance (BRC) have announced the merger of the two regional leaders in land and water conservation. Upon completion of the merger, expected to occur before the end of April, TLC will be merged into BRC. “This is truly an example of one plus one equaling three,” said Ed Camelli, ...

 

Donation drive for Ukraine

Chester County residents interested in supporting the people of Ukraine and the victims and refugees of the war there can now drop off donated items at the office of State Sen. Carolyn Comitta. Comitta has partnered with Chester County Hospital to collect donations of medical supplies, hygiene products, and necessities for children and babies through the United ...

 

UHS student responds to SOTU

Unionville High School’s Aria Zutshi was one of 30 students across the country selected to participate in the Young People Address the Nation event, a national day of action in direct response to President Biden’s 2022 State of the Union Address. Zutshi was invited to speak based on her work last year as an Ambassador for PeaceFirst, an organization that helps young ...