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Chester County Press Sept. 30 edition

09/30/2015 08:34AM ● By J. Chambless

In this edition of the Chester County Press, we introduce you to Neilson Carlin, a Kennett Square artist whose painting was featured at Pope Francis' two Masses this past weekend in Philadelphia … We take you to Oxford Borough for discussions of how the borough plans to update its revitalization plan … We introduce you to former Oxford head basketball coach Sean Harvey, who was recently named the new athletic director at Kennett High School … We take you to a reunion of students who attended one-room schools ... From high school sports to festivals to Uncle Irvin, it's all here in this week's Chester County Press.

In this screen shot Pope Francis is seen on stage in Philadelphia with Carlins painting beside him

Painting by Kennett Square artist is seen on a world stage

Neilson Carlin's image of the Holy Family may inspire millions around the world Read More » 


District Attorney won't charge parent who left gun in car at Patton Middle School

Sept. 3 incident was 'terrible lapse of judgment,' parent says Read More » 


Oxford officials optimistic that revitalization plan will be guidepost to bright future - 09292015 0207PM

Oxford officials optimistic that revitalization plan will be guidepost to bright future

Oxford Borough officials are working on an update of the 2003 revitalization plan to develop strategies for the next five to ten years. Read More » 


Its fair weekend in Unionville - 09292015 1004AM

It's fair weekend in Unionville!

The 91st Unionville Community Fair and Farm Show welcomes generations of families for old-fashioned fun Read More » 


State stormwater laws being enforced but remain undefined - 09292015 0157PM

State stormwater laws being enforced, but remain undefined

New Garden Board of Supervisors say storm sewer program lacks guidelines Read More » 


The class of Penns Grove School in 1931

Memories of one-room schools shared at reunion

There were five one-room schools in Upper Oxford Township, beginning in the 1860s and in continuous use until 1954. On Sept. 19, former students gathered to reminisce. Read More » 


Different school colors same approach Harvey takes over AD duties at Kennett  - 09282015 1049AM

Different school colors, same approach: Harvey takes over AD duties at Kennett

Former Oxford coach and athletic director looks forward to new challenge Read More » 


Moving Old Ben Butler - 09252015 0603PM

Moving 'Old Ben Butler' 

An Eagle Scout has volunteered to move 'Old Ben Butler' as part of his Eagle Scout project Read More » 


Ashley Arocho of Kennett Square enjoyed the event with her daughter and friends

Penn Township Health and Wellness Picnic earns rave reviews

Great weather draws a big crowd to Penn Township Park Read More » 


Loss of state funding jeopardizes Neighbors in Action program 

Kennett Area Senior Center officials are looking for ways to make up for funding cuts Read More » 


Kennett Square Borough establishes Streetscape Committee

One goal of the committee will be to establish a borough-wide plan for sidewalks and shade trees Read More » 


Uncle Irvin: From chaos comes change

Now that hostilities between the two have subsided, the Kennett Library and Kennett Borough Council can now get to the hard work of creating a new library Read More » 


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