Brandywine River Museum of Art set to reopen after Hurricane Ida damage closure

PENNSBURY — The Brandywine River Museum of Art announced Monday it will reopen to the public on Nov. 26, with the return of the Brandywine Railroad holiday train display and highlights from the permanent collection. The Brandywine has been temporarily closed to the public since Sept. 1, after the remnants of Hurricane Ida brought historic flooding to Chadds Ford and across the Brandywine’s...

AGSD’s Carsley wins advocacy award

Kimberly J. Keel (Kades-Margolis), Daniel Carsley (AGSD), Joseph P. Lubitsky (CCIU) and Daniel Otto (Kades-Margolis) display the glass plaques received for the DVASBO Advocacy Awards. On October 27, Avon Grove School District’s (AGSD) Director of Business Administration and Chief Financial Officer Daniel Carsley was awarded the Delaware Valley Association of School Business Officials (DVASBO)...

What To Do: Salute to veterans continues this weekend

By Denny Dyroff, Entertainment Editor, The Times Museum of the American Revolution With Veterans Day happening in mid-week this year, a few events were held on the actual holiday (November 11), some were held last weekend, and some are scheduled for this weekend. Now through November 14, the Museum of the American Revolution (101 South Third Street, Philadelphia, www.amrevmuseum.org) will pay tribute...

Students interview three former Chester County mayors

A screenshot from the three-part Q & A series with former Chester County mayors. (Left to right, Senator Carolyn Comitta, Commissioner Josh Maxwell, Leon Spencer, Abi Elanchezhiyan, Sophia Song, Wendy Barry and Kathy Gurnee) Each year, students from across the country have the opportunity to participate in Kids Voting USA, which teaches the importance of democracy, how elections work and the...

Jefferson named to People’s Light board

Robert C. Jefferson IV Gawthrop Greenwood attorney Robert C. Jefferson, IV has been named to the Board of Trustees for People’s Light. One of the largest professional theatres in Pennsylvania, People’s Light is a not-for-profit theatre located in Malvern that forges cultural and civic connections throughout the region. People’s Light Board President Kenneth B. Mumma says, “We are pleased...

Bishop Shanahan presents Disney’s high School Musical, Nov. 18-20

Bishop Shanahan High School’s Fine Arts Department will perform the Broadway musical, Disney’s High School Musical. Performances are open to the public and will take place on November 18, 19, and 20 at 7:30 PM and November 20 and 21 at 2:00 PM. The musical has over 200 students participating as cast and crew under the direction of the Fine Arts Department Chairperson Charles Keating and Director...

Veterans Day Flag Raising Ceremony on Thursday

DOWNINGTOWN — The Downingtown-Thorndale Regional Chamber of Commerce will celebrate the service of all U.S. military veterans by holding its 6th Annual Veterans Day Flag Raising Ceremony on Thursday, November 11th at 10:00 a.m. The event will take place at the Veterans Memorial Flag Pole in Kerr Park, Pennsylvania Avenue, Downingtown.  GPS location is 19 Park Lane, Downingtown, PA  19335. The...

Unionville Art Gala celebrates 45 years, event on Nov. 12-14

EAST MARLBOROUGH — The Unionville High School Art Gala celebrates its 45th year. This annual art show and sale showcases local working artists and Unionville High School (UHS) Alumni. Due to uncertainty surrounding the pandemic, this year’s show will be a virtual online auction. The Unionville High School Art Gala strives to include a variety of artists – both new and more established individuals....

WCU to present Robin Hood, Nov. 12-13

West Chester University’s Opera Theater presents ROBIN HOOD with music by Ben Moore and libretto by Kelly Rourke on Friday, November 12 at 7:30 p.m., and Saturday, November 13 at 2 p.m. Performances are staged in the 1200-seat Emilie K. Asplundh Concert Hall, Philips Memorial Building, 700 S. High Street, West Chester. General Admission tickets are $7 at  www.wcupatix.com. Wells School of Music’s...

What To Do: PA Hunt Cup, salutes to vets and so much more

By Denny Dyroff, Entertainment Editor, The Times The Pennsylvania Hunt Cup There are several events in the area this weekend with impressive numbers regarding anniversaries – lofty numbers such as 87, 58, 52, 45, and 40. The Pennsylvania Hunt Cup (Pennsylvania Hunt Cup racecourse, Newark Road, Unionville, 484-888-6619, http://pahuntcup.org) is one of the oldest and most respected equestrian events...