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Spend summer in rays of sunshine for good health (photos)

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VIDEO, PHOTOS: Shake it up with vibration exercise machines

Vibration exercise machines are creating a buzz and it’s not just from the sound the platform makes when it’s on. ...

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  • Lifestyle

    To work at Willowdale, yoga is a must

    Things are getting kind of hectic around here. Well, maybe they’re always that way but it’s becoming more apparent, because the 24th Running of The Willowdale Steeplechase is only a week away.

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  • Lifestyle

    Willowdale Steeplechase tickets on sale now

    Spring is here and patrons and fans are gearing up for The Willowdale Steeplechase, one of Chester County’s most significant community events.

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    Willowdale Steeplechase benefits the community

    On race day over 10,000 spectators enjoy a casual yet sophisticated day in Chester County’s horse country. Sponsors, parking patrons and general admission ticket holders all help fund this event for the benefit of the following charities: The Stroud Water Research Center, The University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine New Bolton Center and Quest Therapeutic Services, Inc.

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  • Lifestyle

    Advancing the science of freshwater research for 45 years

    A simple fence installation can reduce pollution by keeping animals (and their waste) out of streams. But how effective is it? Photo: Stephanie Eisenbise

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  • Lifestyle

    New Bolton Center gets new equine ambulance

    Applestone Farm, EBY Horse Trailers, and The Willowdale Steeplechase all made it possible for New Bolton to purchase the new ambulance. New Bolton Center’s previous equine ambulance, 20-plus years old, was retired at the end of the 2015 eventing season.

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  • Lifestyle

    Willowdale helps make Quest a winner!

    Quest provides specialized pediatric physical, occupational and speech therapy for children with disabilities in our outpatient clinic as well as through early intervention in the home or community. The majority of the children Quest serves are between the ages of two and six. They may have autism, cerebral palsy, brain tumors, spina bifida, microcephaly, PDD, ADHD, genetic disorders, GLUT-1, Prader Willi Syndrome, Angelman Syndrome, HH and more.

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  • Lifestyle

    For some, racing is in their blood

    Nancy Swayne has been going to steeplechases for over fifty five years. You might say that racing is in her blood. She started as a young girl going to the Maryland Hunt Cup with her father, race horse owner and trainer Bob Tindle.

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  • Lifestyle

    Another Willowdale Winner’s Circle takes root

    The Willowdale Steeplechase is going to have another gorgeous Winners Circle this year. Dan Burt and Nathan Tuno of Roots Landscape Design/Build are returning with their team to come up with another spectacular creation. Roots is the premier landscape designer associated with Terrain.

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  • Lifestyle

    What to bring to Willowdale

    Everyone likes to be prepared and be organized. So here’s a check list to help you get to Willowdale with everything you’ll need to enjoy the day.

    By Laurie Taylor |

  • Lifestyle

    Infographic: Mother’s Day and The Icon of Mom

    Sunday marks the nation’s 102nd observance of Mother’s Day, which has been ocially celebrated on the second Sunday of the month since 1914. Its creator was Anna Jarvis, who would later speak against the commercialization of the celebration of mom. TOUCH HERE if using a mobile device.

    By Kurt Snibbe For Digital First Media |

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