Saturday Sep 13
Schaer to Discuss Vet-Doctor Collaboration at Free Lecture
Tuesday, Oct. 7 at 6:30 p.m., Tom Schaer, VMD, will present about the collaboration between veterinarians and human physicians as they strive to improve patient care. This presentation is part of the First Tuesday Lecture Series at the University of Pennsylvania's School of Veterinary Medicine's New Bolton Center, at 382 West Street Road, Kennett Square.
Fri Sep 12, 2014
What To Do: Devon Horse Show, classic cars at Hagley
There is never a shortage of events on Chester County annual schedule of equestrian events. They usually start when the weather gets warm and end when the temperatures drop in late autumn.
Botanists battle 'plant blindness' with seeds of knowledge
Since she began teaching at Rutgers 13 years ago, botany professor Lena Struwe has seen growing student interest in learning about plants. But that desire often comes without the basic plant knowledge that previous generations of students arrived on campus with.
Wed Sep 10, 2014
On Your Table: All things fungi at Kennett's Mushroom Festival
People came hungry to the 28th annual Kennett Square Mushroom Festival last weekend and it was a good thing, since at its heart, the event is a food festival. Among the tantalizing treats at the festival's food tents were portabella mushroom "sliders", crab imperial stuffed mushroom caps, every kind of mushroom soup, fried mushrooms, mushrooms wraps and even mushroom ice cream offered by Woodside Creamery from nearby Hockessin, Delaware.
Wed Sep 03, 2014
DCCC Promotes Faculty Members, Counselor
Pictured from left to right in the front row are: Carol Hanna ; Michael Marziano ; Joseph Nocella ; Louis Casciato Jr. ; Thomas Anderson ; Ernest Riesenfeld ; James Duttera ; James McWilliams ; and George Marencin . Pictured from left to right in the back row are: Stacy Everly ; Ruth Morganto ; Vittoria Baker ; Sandra Wu ; Karen Gibson ; Beatrice Agar ; Valerie Denny ; Marilynn Harper ; and Deborah Metz .
The News Journal
Eating competition at this weekend's Mushroom Fest
The culinary tent at this weekend's 29th annual Kennett Square Mushroom Festival is the place to watch chefs having fun with fungi.
Chesco launches emergency prep Web site
September marks National Preparedness Month and the Chester County Department of Emergency Services is launching its new website ReadyChesco.org to encourage the residents of Chester County to be prepared and know their risks.
Tue Sep 02, 2014
Art Watch: Dual Show, times two
The Fall line-up for Gallery shows is heating up with September's First Friday openings for new shows this Friday, September 5th all over Chester County.
Mushrooms have deep roots in Pa. demographics and history
More than a century after a Quaker florist spread spores he imported from England beneath greenhouse benches and sparked mushroom farming in southern Chester County, cultivation of the fertile fungi is a $500 million industry that still provides jobs for hard-working immigrants.
Sun Aug 31, 2014
Nolen-Walston to Discuss Deworming Horses at Free Lecture
On Tuesday, Sept. 9 at 6:30 p.m., Rose Nolen-Walston, DVM, Dipl. ACVIM, will discuss the latest views on deworming horses, as part of the First Tuesday Lecture Series at the University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine New Bolton Center.
Thu Aug 28, 2014
Cops: Teen drowned in Chesco reservoir
A 17-year-old boy drowned Thursday night while reportedly attempting to retrieve a soccer ball out of a recreational reservoir in Chester County, police said.
On Stage: Junior Sisk rambles to Longwood
If you're involved in something and nature calls, you've got to suspend whatever you're doing at the time and answer the call.
Mon Aug 25, 2014
Program aims to help Spanish speakers get and understand health and social services
Yuliana Vazquez of Kennett Square was 25 with an 8-month-old baby girl when doctors found a lump in her breast.
Fri Aug 22, 2014
What To Do: New Garden Festival of Flight takes to local skies
Kennett Square's legendary Matt Chapman is just one of the many stars of this weekend's New Garden Festival of Flight.
Thu Aug 21, 2014
On Stage: Free member show at Longwood
The Quebec-based progressive folk group Le Vent du Nord will perform a free show for Longwoof Gardens members, Friday.
Tue Aug 19, 2014
Merger will make Genesis publicly traded once more
Genesis HealthCare Corp.'s proposed merger with Skilled Healthcare Group Inc., if completed as expected early next year, will mark the Kennett Square firm's return to the ranks of publicly traded companies after a seven-year absence.
Art Watch: Jeremy McGirl, Katie Naber
What exactly is a Pop up Art Show? Pop up Art Shows are temporary art exhibits that are set up and taken down in a short amount of time in an unusual location.
Christian Science Monitor
America's rainbow schools
School superintendent Barry Tomasetti met with young students in a summer school class in Kennett Square, Pa., in July.
The Otago Daily Times
Gardening opportunity buds in US
Dunedin Botanic Garden amenity horticulture graduate Pippa Lucas has won a nine-month placement at Longwood Gardens, in Kennett Square, Pennsylvania.
Mon Aug 18, 2014
UPDATE 1-Skilled Healthcare, Genesis HealthCare agree to merge
Skilled Healthcare Group Inc and privately held Genesis HealthCare said on Monday they have agreed to combine in an all-stock transaction that will create one of the largest U.S. operators of long-term care facilities.