The East Hill Group knows how to go above and beyond

By Mike McGann, Editor, The Times Bill and Robin Huyler, principals of The East Hill Group of Chadds Ford. CHADDS FORD — Sometimes answering a customer’s question correctly is not enough.  When you fundamentally understand your customers, you can go above and beyond and not only answer their questions but can begin to anticipate their needs. That’s the fundamental philosophy behind The East...

Art Watch: Art for the whole family

Art on The Square, Student Art Show in Kennett By Lele Galer, Columnist, The Times The big news for art events this week is happening in Kennett Square with two community art shows this weekend that will delight the whole family. Art on the Square is a large annual outdoor art show and sale with over 35 participating artists and craftspeople exhibiting their work this Saturday April 30 from 10am-5pm. A...

On Your Table: The Chadds Ford Great Pumpkin Carve

Pumpkins and squash also make for delicious recipes, including roasted Kuri Squash By Cathy Branciaroli, Food Correspondent, The Times Joe Mottola begins carving what would become a winning entry at the Chadds Ford Pumpkin Carve, held this past weekend, co-sponsored by the Chadds Ford Historical Society and the Concordville-Chadds Ford Rotary. CHADDS FORD — The three-day Great Pumpkin Carve that...

County now shifting into flood-recovery mode

5.5 inches of rain prompts evacuations, more than 60 water rescues The storm left these giant sink holes at Colonial Hyundai in Thorndale. Although the waters had largely receded amongst Thursday sunshine, reminders of the ferocity of Wednesday’s storm could be seen across Chester County. The water is receding, and now the necessary mop-up will begin. And if county officials had their...

Studio 882 makes local mark in home decor

Chadds Ford boutique is a breath of fresh air in furnishings By Kelly Hockenberry, Columnist, The Times My love of fashion extends beyond the clothes that hang in my closet.  It influences the way I decorate my home, as well.  I am drawn to neutral classics mixed with pops of color and pattern.  Your living space should be a reflection of your personal style but, if it’s not, I have just the...