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  1. What To Do: Honoring our VeteransRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 9 | UnionvilleTimes.com

    This is the weekend that America celebrates Veterans Day - a special holiday created to honor those who have served the nation as part of United States Armed Forces. Valley Forge National Park is hosting a special "Veterans Day Commemoration" on November 11 beginning at 11 a.m. The scenic National Historical Park will commemorate the Continental Army's legacy, and honor all of America's military, past and present, with special events throughout the day.

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  2. Mixed Media: A chill in the air part of the fun for art walksRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 26 | UnionvilleTimes.com

    We've officially experienced our first frost! The chill of mid-autumn is upon us, and staying warm will again, becoming a hobby. Next weeks' First Friday offerings in the area will make the chilly, trek from one destination to another, a part of the fun.

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  3. IBX named as presenting sponsor for Color 5KRead the original story

    Friday Oct 19 | UnionvilleTimes.com

    WEST CHESTER a s- Chester County Commissioners and District Attorney Tom Hogan announced the support of Independence Blue Cross as the "Transformation" presenting sponsor of the third annual Color 5K run and walk, raising funds to combat the opioid and heroin epidemic. This year's Color 5K will take place at Everhart Park in West Chester, on Saturday, November 10, 2018.

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  4. United Way names two new board membersRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 17, 2018 | UnionvilleTimes.com

    John E.D. Larkin is a partner at the law firm Gawthrop Greenwood, PC, headquartered in West Chester. Named a "Rising Star" by SuperLawyers Magazine and a "Top Lawyer" by Main Line Today , Jack leads Gawthrop Greenwood's Litigation Department where he focuses on municipal and corporate litigation and regularly shepherds cases through successful mediation.

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  5. Mixed Media: Fall fundraisers highlight busy art events scheduleRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 12, 2018 | UnionvilleTimes.com

    Fall is such a nostalgic, family oriented month, and my childhood memories are filled with the weekends my parents would take us to the pumpkin patch to pick out pumpkins to carve. Funny enough, I didn't care for the actual carving, but I lovingly selected my pumpkin, and waited impatiently for the toasted seeds we'd eat while carving.

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  6. What To Do: Unionville Fair means it is really FallRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 5, 2018 | UnionvilleTimes.com

    Each year, one of the first area events to welcome autumn is the annual Unionville Community Fair . The fair, which is running now through October 7, is a real down-home country fair with a cow milking contest, farm equipment displays, cow pie bingo and a farm market.

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  7. Casey to headline Democrats' Fall Fundraiser, Oct. 14Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 5, 2018 | UnionvilleTimes.com

    The phrase October Surprise in political circles is usually greeted with apprehension but in Chester County, several surprises await residents ready to get involved in the upcoming Midterms. On Sunday, October 14, Senator Bob Casey, Jr., headlines the Chester County Democratic Committee annual Fall Fundraiser.

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  8. Legislative candidates forums, Oct. 8 & 15Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 2, 2018 | UnionvilleTimes.com

    At each forum, 7 candidates for PA Senate and House will field questions from the organizers on issues like education, environment, and firearms, as well as questions from the audience. The event is presented by the WC Branch NAACP, League of Women Voters, MLK365, and Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority.

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  9. McKee Golf Classic raises $60,000 for Tails of Valor, Paws of HonorRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 1, 2018 | UnionvilleTimes.com

    The Frank A. McKee Golf Classic 2018 raised a record $60,000 for its chosen charity, the Tails of Valor, Paws of Honor Program, a local organization that provides service canines to veterans suffering from Post Traumatic Stress, Traumatic Brain Injury and physical disabilities. The Classic was held on Sept.

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

    Sep 14, 2018 | UnionvilleTimes.com

    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.

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

    Sep 7, 2018 | UnionvilleTimes.com

    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 .

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

    Sep 7, 2018 | UnionvilleTimes.com

    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.

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

    Aug 23, 2018 | UnionvilleTimes.com

    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.

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

    Aug 21, 2018 | UnionvilleTimes.com

    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.

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

    Aug 10, 2018 | UnionvilleTimes.com

    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.

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

    Aug 8, 2018 | UnionvilleTimes.com

    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.

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

    Aug 3, 2018 | UnionvilleTimes.com

    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.

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

    Jul 27, 2018 | UnionvilleTimes.com

    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 .

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

    Jul 24, 2018 | UnionvilleTimes.com

    "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.

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

    Jul 16, 2018 | UnionvilleTimes.com

    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.

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