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  1. What To Do: Restaurant Festival dishes it up this weekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 14 |

    The Chester County Restaurant Festival has been treating visitors to the borough with the opportunity to sample a wide variety of gourmet treats for almost 40 years. This year, the free festival, which will be held on September 16 from noon-5:30 p.m. in downtown West Chester, is celebrating its 39th anniversary.


  2. What To Do: Mushrooms and more to kick off fall eventsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 7 |

    After three decades, anniversaries begin to take on a special significance. This weekend marks the 33rd anniversary of the annual Mushroom Festival in downtown Kennett Square .


  3. County to spray for mosquitos in West Chester on Sept. 11Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 7 |

    Following the contractual guidelines/agreement with the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection, the Chester County Health Department will conduct a mosquito control treatment spray in portions of West Chester Borough on Tuesday, Sept. 11 from 7:30 to 11:30 p.m. The rain date for this event is Wednesday, Sept.


  4. Mixed Media: Time for submissions to local art showsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 23, 2018 |

    It's back to school season! Which means it is also submission and call for entry time for artists. I'd like to start today's article off by introducing some opportunities and deadlines to artists in the area.


  5. Chester County to participate in Overdose Awareness DayRead the original story

    Aug 21, 2018 |

    Last year, 97 pinwheels were displayed at the Chester County Justice Center for International Overdose Awareness Day - representing the 97 lives lost in 2016 to accidental drug overdose. This year's display of pinwheels will increase to represent the 144 lives lost to accidental drug overdose in 2017.


  6. What To Do: Old Fiddlers' Picnic celebrates 90 yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 10, 2018 |

    Well, that's what is happening with the Chester County Old Fiddlers' Picnic . The lively annual event, which is scheduled for August 11, is celebrating its 90th anniversary this year.


  7. BVSPCA assists dogs rescued from Korean dog meat farmRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 8, 2018 |

    The Brandywine Valley SPCA announced today that it received three dogs on Saturday that had been rescued from a South Korean dog meat farm. These dogs spent their lives confined in cages, with little access to adequate food and water, and no veterinary care, and now the BVSPCA will assist with their rehabilitation and placement with families.


  8. What To Do: A mysterious First Friday in KennettRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 3, 2018 |

    The first Friday of the month is a good time to spend an evening in Kennett Square, West Chester or Lancaster - a time to enjoy special First Friday activities. Kennett Square will celebrate First Friday with its Art Stroll from 6-9 p.m. on August 4. The event celebrates the local art scene with special activities in the galleries, shops and restaurants throughout town.


  9. What To Do: With a break in the weather, get outside for summer funRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 27, 2018 |

    This is the time of the year for outdoors festivals such as country fairs, festivals honoring a particular fruit or vegetable and outdoor concerts. One of the best - and longest-running - is the annual Goshen Country Fair .


  10. On Your Table: It's National Blueberry Month - let's eat pieRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 24, 2018 |

    "Everybody in the car!" On scorching hot July Ohio mornings, my mother, siblings and I headed out in our trusty station wagon to an abandoned blueberry farm near town where we filled turkey roasters with scads of perfectly ripe dusky-colored blueberries for canning, baking and just plain eating. It was quite a job for us little ones.


  11. Lasko family donates ambulance to Good FellowshipRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 16, 2018 |

    Vivian Lasko starts the new ambulance that the Lasko family helped donate to Good Fellowship Ambulance in the name of her husband, the late business leader and philanthropist Oscar Lasko. State Senator Andy Dinniman thanked the Lasko Family for donating $184,000 to Good Fellowship Ambulance and EMS Training Institute for the purchase of a new ambulance.


  12. What To Do: Turk's Head will again rock West ChesterRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 13, 2018 |

    The Turk's Head Music Festival in West Chester just keeps rocking hard and rolling on - year-after-year. The 36th Annual Turks Head Music Festival will be held on July 15 from noon-8 p.m. in the park at the west end of West Chester.


  13. Summer arts schedule kicks into high gear locallyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 12, 2018 |

    Welcome back to Mixed Media after a little midsummer hiatus! I hope everyone enjoyed their Independence Day celebrations and have successfully digested all of that potato salad and recovered from any fireworks related injuries. We've got a few events coming up.


  14. What To Do: First Friday looms largeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 6, 2018 |

    Amazingly, it's already July. And, the start of the month means that it's time for First Friday events.


  15. Uptown announces $150K grant from Longwood FoundationRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 25, 2018 |

    Uptown! Entertainment Alliance, the non profit organization that manages operations for Uptown! Knauer Performing Arts Center, is proud to receive a Longwood Foundation Grant for $150,000. Per Director Angela Scully, it is a great honor to receive such a generous award as well as the confidence of the Longwood Foundation.


  16. Bingham elected as new chair of Chesco's DemocratsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 14, 2018 |

    Dick Bingham of East Marlborough outpolled Lani Frank Wednesday night to become the new Chair of the Chester County Democratic Committee with the goal of turning the county "blue" on November 6 and beyond, despite a 15,000 Republican voter registration edge. Leadership of the newly energized Democrats - coming off not only their first sweep of county row offices in 2017, but their first win of any kind at the county level since the Civil War.


  17. Frank formally announces bid to lead Chesco's DemocratsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 11, 2018 |

    Lani Frank, front, is running for chair of the Chester County Democratic Committee, flanked by running mates Bill Phifer, who is running for Vice Chair, and Nick Allen, who is running for secretary. Chester County Democratic Committee Vice Chair Lani Frank, announced her candidacy Sunday for the office of CCDC Chair, vowing to bring a spirit of collaboration and strong leadership to Chester County Democrats.


  18. What To Do: Strawberry festival is always a sweet timeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 1, 2018 |

    This weekend, the 46th Annual Strawberry Festival will take place on the grounds of the Brandywine Hospital . The free event, which is running now through June 3, features a variety of food vendors, a run and a family fun walk, amusement rides, live entertainment, an arts-and-crafts show, children's games and, of course, strawberry shortcake.


  19. Mixed Media: A lot to look forward to in JuneRead the original story w/Photo

    May 24, 2018 |

    I hope everyone enjoyed the Chester County Open Studio Tour last weekend. It's so fun to see artists and art appreciators alike come together in the more intimate studio setting; for artists to have the opportunity to showcase their process, and for art appreciators to take in the unique headspace and physical work space of their favorite local artists.


  20. Commissioners honor WCU for mental health effortsRead the original story

    May 23, 2018 |

    Chester County's Board of Commissioners awarded a proclamation on Tuesday to West Chester University for its commitment to address mental health issues on the campus, and in the Chester County area through its Community Mental Health Clinic, as well as its training certification courses in Mental Health First Aid. Awarded during Mental Health Awareness Month, the proclamation was accepted on the University's behalf by Clinic Director Leanne Valentine and Outreach Manager for the College of Health Sciences Amanda Blue.


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