Free use of area YMCA facilities, Dec. 26-31

The holiday shopping might not be done, but the YMCA of Greater Brandywine already has the best present of the season. The Y is welcoming the whole community by offering the Gift of Health this December. Anybody in Chester County 18 years or older with a valid ID can use their local YMCA branch’s facilities for free from Dec. 26 to Dec. 31. Children under the age of 18 are welcome to visit with...

YMCA hires Burns as development officer

Mary Burns WEST CHESTER — The YMCA of Greater Brandywine, a leading Chester County nonprofit charity dedicated to strengthening the foundations of the community, announced the appointment of Mary Burns to the position of chief development officer.  

3,000 participate in Girls on The Run 5K

Runner line up at the start of last Saturday’s Girls on the Run 5k in West Chester. More than 3,000 area residents participated in the event. WEST CHESTER — More than 3.000 runners gathered at Henderson High School last Saturday to participate in a record breaking, Girls on the Run 5K. With the sun hidden behind overcast skies and humidity climbing, these young athletes started arriving...

People of Chester County doing ‘good stuff’ in a fun, easy-to-read format.

Got ‘good stuff’ to share?…Like what you see? Contact kim@chescotimes.com and “like”us on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/TheTimesOfChesterCounty  (Submissions are due by the 15th and 30th monthly; subject to editorial review.) Giddyap…WHOAH!…Lauren Evans, Westtown Friends 9th grader & member, Mr. Stewart’s Cheshire Foxhounds Pony Club (and her horse, ‘Bada-Bling’)...