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Chester County PRESS Dec. 17, 2014 Edition

12/18/2014 09:41AM ● By Kevin
In this week's edition, we cover the Save Our Water Committee's scientific analysis that disputes some of an earlier report by Artesian Water Resources that claims a well it is applying to use in New Garden Township has sufficient supplies of water during drought ... We continue our coverage of local holiday events ... We visit the Chadds Ford Gallery for their newest art show, and we introduce our readers to Brooklyn, a Labrador rescue dog whose love for TV remotes may earn his owners $100,000.

Click here to read our e-edition for Dec. 17, 2014, or see below for the digital articles.

Alternate study conflicts with Artesians well analysis - 12172014 1108AM

Alternate study conflicts with Artesian's well analysis

Save Our Water Committee delivers results to supervisors. Formal presentation scheduled for Jan. 14 Read More » 


Oxford comes together for cheerful Country Christmas - 12162014 0302PM

Oxford comes together for cheerful Country Christmas

A tree-lighting and a visit from Santa topped a full evening of family-friendly events Read More » 


Oxford Area High School choral ensemble wins radio choir contest - 12162014 1039AM

Oxford Area High School choral ensemble wins radio choir contest

The choral ensemble will have the honor of performing with the Philly Pops during its Christmas spectacular at the Kimmel Center in Philadelphia on Wednesday, Dec. 17. Read More » 


Christmas in Miniature at the Chadds Ford Gallery

Small art and a big selection at Chadds Ford Gallery

'Christmas in Miniature' offers hundreds of works for holiday gift giving Read More » 


A real dog of a story couples video is finalist on national TV show - 12172014 1117AM

A real dog of a story: couple's video is finalist on national TV show

East Fallowfield Labrador/Boxer mix has a very peculiar habit that's already earned his owners thousands and may soon earn them a whole lot more Read More » 


From left Corporal James Turk Ken Antes Bill Dolbin Corporal Eric Bierstine William Kirwin and Corporal David Ross pick up Toys for Tots donations on Saturday in Kennett Square

Santa gets assistance from the Marines

Toys for Tots collection in Kennett Square gets a big helping hand Read More » 


Courtesy photo            A two-year increase in the Earned Income Tax in the London Grove Township helped fund the repair of several roads and bridges in the township

A promise kept: London Grove Board of Supervisors sunset two-year EIT tax increase

Earned Income tax increase funded badly needed repairs to several roads and bridges within the township, and raised $1.6 million to pay for these projects Read More » 


Chester County Commissioners approve 2015 budget with no tax increase

The 2015 budget calls for $432,499,283 in operating expenses and $89,531,813 for its capital budget. Read More » 

No tax increase in Oxford Borough

Oxford Borough Council unanimously adopted a $3.6 million budget for 2015 at its meeting on Monday, Dec. 15. Read More » 

Soap Bucket Skincare  Candles opens in Oxford - 12162014 0308PM

Soap Bucket Skincare & Candles opens in Oxford

“I've been burning a candle a day for the last 20 years and these are the cleanest, most efficient candles I've ever had,” she explained. “I really like that the candles are all-natural.” Read More » 


An extra blessing for Project Blessing - 12162014 0333PM

An extra blessing for Project Blessing

During the first week in December, a team of Sherwin-Williams Company employees traveled from all across the U.S. to add one more blessing to Project Blessing. Read More » 


Theres no better way to warm up than with hot cocoa

Rainy weather doesn't deter Santa in Penn

Holiday in the Park moves indoors, but still has plenty of Christmas spirit Read More » 


Obituaries for week of Dec. 15

Obituaries for: Coldiron, Sims, Stem, Marshall, Crawford, Turner Read More » 

Gallivan to play for Philadelphia University - 12022014 0234PM

Gallivan to play for Philadelphia University

Lacrosse standout will be playing for Philadelphia University Read More » 


Photo by Richard L. Gaw

Tony Scheivert was officially announced as the new township manager for the New Garden Township on Dec. 15. After spending nine years as the assistant township manager for Caln Township, Scheivert will replace interim township manager Spence Andress beginning Jan. 5. He is pictured with his wife, Erin, and their daughters Alison, Emma and Katie.

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