“What a beautiful park!” with FRIENDS

Today, April 16, 2020, I woke up to a bright and sunny morning, although unseasonably cold. The daffodils across the street in the Park are especially vivid these days. When I ventured out around 10 a.m. to pick the newspaper up off the sidewalk, a car stopped. I looked up, expecting to be asked directions […]

The Daily Local News covers our tree sculptor, Marty Long!

Phoenixville chainsaw artist creates art in the park Bill Rettew brettew@21st-centurymedia.com WEST CHESTER — Marshall Square Park is the new home to four owls, two squirrels, a fox, skunk, hummingbird, dragonfly, and new to the job, a wooden park caretaker. On Monday, artist Marty Long was putting the finishing touches on chainsaw art carved into […]

What Will it Be?

Swing by the North Franklin side of Marshall Square Park (near Biddle) to see an amazing transformation over the next few weeks. Noted tree carver, Marty Long, is transforming a large tree trunk into a fantastic sculpture. This project came our way after the borough hired a tree service to top and remove a large […]