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Historic Property To Be Preserved In Chester County


Ker-Feal, a historic rural property in Chester County used as a retreat by art collector Albert C. Barnes, has been granted a conservation easement which will protect the property from development for years to come.


The West Pikeland Township property’s protection was achieved through cooperation between a land trust and the Barnes Foundation, an organization dedicated to advancing art and horticulture education and appreciation.


The conservation easement is an agreement between a landowner and a land trust that permanently limits land uses to preserve a particular property.


Ker-Feal is a 137-acre property that Barnes owned until his death in…

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Ford Mentorship Program Helps Students Advance To Robotics Championship


One of the 86 student robotics teams sponsored by Ford advanced to the FIRST (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology) Championship in Detroit, Michigan in April, a program which encourages student involvement in science and technology.


Ford sponsors these robotics teams across the country through their Ford STEAM Experience, which connects Ford employees with students to spur interest in science, technology, engineering, arts and math (STEAM).


More than 200 Ford engineers and IT employees volunteer to help FIRST teams, with Ford employees serving as mentors to over 80 high school teams across the country.


Randy Strawsine, an IT…

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9 Essential Summer Items To Keep In Your Car


With summer comes road trips, vacations and spontaneous adventures. When traveling with your family this summer, it’s important to have the right items packed at all times, so you can be prepared for whatever the summer months will throw at you.


To help you prepare for the adventures that lie ahead, we’ve compiled a list of the nine most useful items that you can keep in your car this summer.


Sunscreen


In any summer outing, sunscreen is a necessity! Spending even shorts amounts of time in the sun can lead to sunburn and an increased risk of melanoma…

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What To Do With All These Potholes?


Usually, the end of winter means that road conditions are back to normal. But even as all the snow and ice melts, a new problem arises for motorists - potholes. But what causes these headaches on the road?


What Causes Potholes?


One of the biggest causes of potholes comes from the seasonal freeze-thaw pattern that a majority of the country, especially Pennsylvania, experiences every year. When the wet substances melt, they seep into the road, getting into its sub-base. Underneath, the water expands and contracts, causing damage to the road from the inside out. This causes the road to rise. That…

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Ford Announces Non-Emergency Medical Transportation Service


Ford Motor Company has officially launched a non-emergency medical transportation service to bring patients to and from medical appointments, after the success of a pilot program that began in late 2017.


The Ford GoRide service currently offers an on-demand transportation service, covering over 200 medical facilities across the Michigan health care system, Beaumont Health.


“With GoRide, health systems such as Beaumont can easily schedule and book transportation for their patients, ensuring they safely arrive to…

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Meet The Family-Friendly Ford EcoSport


With the release of the first-ever Ford EcoSport in North America, Ford has introduced a subcompact SUV that can fit a variety of lifestyles, particularly people seeking family-friendly vehicles suited for hauling cargo and people.


The EcoSport includes a range of safety and storage features that make it a quality family SUV with plenty of flexibility compared to other SUVs of the same size.


Customizable Cargo Space


Standard in every 2018 EcoSport is a cargo management system that includes a rear load floor that is adjustable, along with a shelf for further customization of cargo storage. In addition, if a…

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What's the Difference Between Supercharger and Turbocharger?


If you're just getting into cars there are a lot of automotive terms to learn, and keeping track of what does what can get confusing - especially for those of us who may not be mechanically inclined. Luckily, Sloan Ford here to help you gain a better understanding of the different parts that make your vehicle go!


And what makes your vehicle go better than a supercharger or a turbocharger? If you're interested in performance you've probably heard of these parts, but do you really understand the difference? Let's take a look at the similarities and differences…

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6 Unique Attractions In Chester County


If you’re looking for a day filled with fun events and attractions, Chester County is a great destination to bring friends and family to. The area has a rich history dating back to the Revolutionary War, with activities available to fit just about any interest.


So no matter whether you’re a history buff or a potato chip connoisseur, Chester County has something for you.  


Brandywine River Museum Of Art


This art museum is a former gristmill located along the Brandywine River. It was founded by the late George A. Weymouth, who has many pieces of his own work…

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Ford Expedition is a Feat of Design



When looking at a new vehicle, often the first questions customers ask are about the vehicle’s performance. The horsepower and mpg are often topics of such discussion. However, what truly grabs a customer’s attention is a vehicle’s design.

One vehicle that is certainly grabbing people’s attentions this year is the 2018 Ford Expedition. This large SUV has exactly what people desire in the class; power, performance, and artfully crafted interiors and exteriors.

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Spark An Interest In Mechanics With These Kids Toys


Recent reports have shown that the United States is in need of more skilled tradespeople. From welders to mechanics to nurses, there are many openings for good-paying jobs that don’t require four-year college degrees. A 2017 article by The Hechinger Report detailed the need for people with vocational and technical occupations in the workforce.


“The United States has 30 million jobs that pay an average of $55,000 per year and don’t require…

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