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Chester County Press Oct. 28 edition

10/28/2015 09:25AM ● By J. Chambless
In this issue of the Chester County Press, we examine local races in advance of next week's elections ... We take you to West Grove, where the Garage is getting a big boost for a new kitchen facility and Family Promise gets ready to help needy families ... We cover all the action as Unionville tops Kennett Square, 42-7 ... We show you a new exhibit of local scenes at the Chadds Ford Gallery ... We show you this year's top pumpkin at the annual Pumpkin Carve ... all this, and Uncle Irvin, too, in this week's Chester County Press.
Its the great pumpkins - 10262015 1028AM

It's the great pumpkins!

The annual Pumpkin Carve in Chadds Ford welcomes the Halloween season Read More » 


Editorial: Two campaigns run on ideas, refreshingly

the work that candidates Whitney Hoffman and Ted Moxon are doing in their campaigns are to be commended for their Jedi-like focus on the issues Read More » 


Voters to decide numerous county-wide and municipal races on Election Day

When Chester County voters go to the polls on Tuesday, Nov. 3, they will be making decisions about numerous municipal and county-wide races. Here’s a look at some of the contests that wil... Read More » 


Incumbents, challengers vie for seats on New Garden Board

Current board members Patrick Little and Michael Loftus are being challenged by Randy Lieberman and David Unger for six-year terms. Read More » 


Four candidates vying for two at-large seats on Oxford School Board

Incumbents appear to be locks in Region I and Region II Read More » 


Five candidates, including two incumbents, seek seats on Oxford Borough Council

Two incumbents, John Thompson, who has earned both the Democratic and Republican nominations, and Susan Lombardi, who has earned the Democratic nomination, are seeking re-election. Read More » 


Hicks faces Kimmel in East Marlborough race

Race heats up for Board of Supervisors seat Read More » 


New Garden board OKs intersection plan

The New Garden Board of Supervisors gave approval to the conceptual design for what hopes to be the improved intersection of Baltimore Pike and Newark Road, at their Oct. 19 meeting. Read More » 


From left Sarah Daniels development director of the Garage Dwayne Redd of State Farm Michael Moyer of State Farm Clayton Wood of State Farm David Tideman of State Farm Kristin Proto executive director of the Garage PJ Mullin of State Farm and Bill Rose of the Garage

West Grove Garage gets grant for kitchen

New program will teach nutrition and reach out to the community Read More » 


Family Promise of Southern Chester County set to start helping families - 10262015 0259PM

Family Promise of Southern Chester County set to start helping families

After nearly two years of planning, all the elements are in place to begin serving the community Read More » 


Hitch Hiker by Timothy Wadsworth

Local scenes and landscapes at the Chadds Ford Gallery

J. Wayne Bystrom is exhibiting for the first time at the gallery, along with Don Shoffner, Timothy Wadsworth and Robert Stack. Read More » 


Elan Nash a four-year starter for Unionville helped lead a strong defensive performance

Boon’s four scores lead Unionville past Kennett

Unionville’s quest for a Ches-Mont League championship continued last Friday night when they defeated Kennett, 42-7, in front of a large home crowd. 



Obituaries for the week of Oct 26 - 10272015 1157AM

Obituaries for the week of Oct. 26

Obituaries for: Matson, Wallner, Kinner, O'Neill, Preston, Wells, Burritt, Weigel, Miller, McComsey, England, Cooney, Henderson, Lesley, Menges, Eberwein, Settle Read More » 


Uncle Irvin: Reject Royer for judge

Unfortunately, this year, the Chester County GOP organization endorsed a lawyer for judge who does not have the legal respect of her colleagues. Read More » 


Electing Boyd would be a low for Oxford

Chauncey Boyd, who left public office after a career of insulting his fellow school board members and the public, has started warming up as a candidate for Oxford Borough Council. Read More »