What To Do: Loads of fun holiday events this weekend

By Denny Dyroff, Entertainment Editor, The Times  Coatesville Christmas Parade The Christmas holiday season has many annual traditions – holiday lights and decorations, mistletoe, manger scenes, caroling, elaborate Christmas tree, visits by Santa Claus, gift exchanges, holiday train excursions…and Christmas parades. One of the best parades in the area is scheduled for this weekend – the...

TCHS students participate in Career Ready Conference

TCHS Pickering student participating in the Financial Reality Fair. Throughout the week of November 15, Chester County Technical College High School (TCHS) students from all three campuses had the opportunity to participate in career readiness activities at the first-ever Career Ready Conference hosted by TCHS. The weeklong event also offered raffles, prizes and swag to students who participated...

Communities That Care announce new parenting podcast

DOWNINGTOWN — Communities that Care of Greater Downingtown announced the release of it’s new podcast series, Parent to Parent: Real Life Tips to Raise Resilient Kids. Every other Monday our hosts, Bethann Cinelli, D.ED. & Chrissie Dziembowski, MPH, CHES, will meet with experts and other parents to discuss topics related to raising healthy kids – everything from drug and alcohol...

LCH’s Tu Salud study offers insights to better diabetes care for local Hispanic population

The LCH clinical team behind Tu Salud (Your Health), a clinical study that explored the impact of integrating technology with patient care for people with diabetes with low literacy/low numeracy skills, reflected on the significant results of the study during a panel session for healthcare professionals last week. Over 300 participants across the country registered to join the panel webinar presentation....

ORJSD to listening session on planning, Dec. 8

The Owen J. Roberts School District (OJRSD) invites the community to a listening session to encourage feedback and input from the community and families within the district. The feedback will be used to identify OJRSD priorities as the process of comprehensive planning for the 2022-23 school year begins. The OJRSD comprehensive plan will be a 3-6-year plan that will drive the district’s mission...

Kennett, Oxford HS students complete STEM summer internships

Interns in Oxford working on a new bridge at a new preserve in Elk Township Fourteen Kennett and Oxford Area high school students completed an eight-week paid STEM internship in summer 2021. The Teens Turning Green internship program, hosted by The Land Conservancy for Southern Chester County, is open to high school students who have a passion for the environment and love being outdoors. “I...

First Cansler-Miles Award presented to Sherman

Photo caption from left to right:Prince Williams, Property Manager Midway Arts,Dan MilesSusan Springsteen, Vice Chair CCIDA BoardMark Sherman, President, MarkLane PropertiesTammy HinkleLane Udis, Mark Lane PropertiesStephen Shinn, Mark Lane Properties The Coatesville 2nd Century Alliance and the Chester County Industrial Development Authority bestowed the inaugural Tammy Cansler-Miles Excellence...

What To Do: Holiday season gets rolling with Kennett Holiday Light Parade

By Denny Dyroff, Entertainment Editor, The Times Kennett Holiday Light Parade The holiday season will officially arrive in Kennett Square on November 26 when Downtown Kennett Square hosts the town’s annual Holiday Light Parade (Downtown Kennett Square, 610-444-8188, www.historickennettsquare.com). The bright lights of Kennett’s Holiday Light Parade the day after Thanksgiving will shine even...

Downingtown Christmas tree lighting, Nov. 27

Downingtown Good Neighbor Christmas, Inc. will present its annual Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony on Saturday, Nov. 27 at 6 p.m.  The event takes place in Kerr Park at the Log House field below the Christmas Tree. There will be holiday music provided at the concert gazebo, a face painter, small craft and games for the kids, along with cookies, hot chocolate and a S’more station.  Of course,...

Coatesville Christmas parade returns Dec. 4 and is bigger than ever

Once again this year, Chester County’s largest hometown parade, down the historic Lincoln Highway, takes place on Dec. 4. The Coatesville Christmas Parade, a holiday classic, begins at 10:00 a.m. starting at Strode Avenue and Lincoln Highway, and ends at the performing and judging area at 11th Avenue and Lincoln Highway. Originally a community project in the 1950s, the parade was then taken...