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Chester County PRESS Dec. 31, 2014 Edition

12/31/2014 09:15AM ● By Kevin

The clock may be ticking down on 2014, but the wheels of news in southern Chester County are forever in spin, and covered every day by the Chester County PRESS. In our last issue of the year, we go to Oxford, where Maya Angelou's memoir “I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings” is the subject of controversy in Oxford schools. We sit down with the West Grove Police Chief Michael King, as he looks to create a trusting and transparent relationship between law enforcement and the residents of the Borough. We report on the 2015 budget finalized by Franklin Township, which calls for a tax reduction, and we preview the upcoming retrospective of the artist Jamie Wyeth, which opens soon at the Brandywine River Museum.  You'll read all of that and more, in this issue of the Chester County PRESS.

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New police chief shares goals concerns for West Grove Borough - 12232014 0517PM

New police chief shares goals, concerns for West Grove Borough

King: 'It will be about getting out of our police vehicles, interacting with the community and working with area youth' Read More » 


Jamie Wyeth signs autographs at the Brandywine River Museum of Art in 2013

Jamie Wyeth retrospective will look back at 60 years

Show opens on Jan. 15 at Brandywine River Museum of Art. Read More » 

I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings causes a stir in Oxford - 12232014 0321PM

'I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings' causes a stir in Oxford

Since it was published in 1969, “I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings” has been regularly challenged and ranks in the top ten books most frequently banned from high school and junior high scho... Read More » 


Through its many internship programs the Land Conservancy for Southern Chester County gives interns actual field experience

Land conservancy group looks forward to another busy year

With the Chandler Mill Bridge now on its way toward historic preservation, the Land Conservancy for Southern Chester County looks to achieve more goals in 2015. Read More » 


Image courtesy of Franklin Township

Franklin Township adopts 2015 budget with tax reduction

Budget reflects a 10 percent reduction in taxes from last year Read More » 


Unite for HER founder and executive director Sue Weldon left accepts a 2000 donation to the organization from Scott Honda of West Chester Also pictured are from left to right Jason and Jean Reitelbach and Bob Nigra of Scott Honda Julie Hillhouse of Unite for HER and Marius Krawiec Sara Rupert and Duke Scott of Scott Honda Photo by Richard L Gaw

Scott Honda makes donation to Unite for HER

Six months ago, Scott Honda employee Douglas Parisano received a clean bill of health after being diagnosed with Leukemia three-and-a-half years ago. Read More » 


QA Baby New Year - 12312014 0911AM

Q&A: Baby New Year

As 2015 begins, a symbol of rebirth takes his place. Read More » 


Evaluating a superintendent

Uncle Irv for the week of October 1st, 2014. Read More » 


Editorial: A newspaper turns its own pages

As we head into what will be the fifteenth year of a new century, we know that while all of these edicts have remained true and firmly in practice, we also know that life in southern Ches... Read More » 


Tickets available for CommUNITY Breakfast in Kennett Square

The annual event, scheduled Jan. 18 from 8 to 10 a.m. in Kennett Square, brings together community leaders, the public and volunteers in the spirit of Dr. King's legacy of service. Read More » 


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