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Chester County Press Dec. 30 edition

12/30/2015 08:11AM ● Published by J. Chambless

In this week's issue of the Chester County Press, we take you to East Nottingham Township, where a marathon meeting failed to resolve the appointment of a new member to the Board of Supervisors ... We look at plans for a proposed parking garage in Oxford ... We talk to the widow of NFL legend Garo Yepremian about an honor bestowed on her husband this month ... We profile the eight players who are due to be inducted into the Kennett Old Timers Baseball Hall of Fame ... We list the holiday displays that are still welcoming visitors through next week, and much more in this week's issue.
East Nottingham Township Vacancy Board is unable to reach an agreement on a candidate to fill supervisor vacancy - 12292015 1052AM

East Nottingham Township Vacancy Board is unable to reach an agreement on a candidate to fill supervisor vacancy

The vacancy issue will now go to the Chester County Court of Common Pleas for a decision. Read More » 

 

Oxford Borough Council votes to accept parking management study - 12292015 1135AM

Oxford Borough Council votes to accept parking management study

The borough will be seeking grant money to help fund a parking garage near the heart of the commercial district Read More » 

 

Township thanks Hammaker for his service

He served on the board for 12 years Read More » 

 

Avon Grove School Board approves accelerated opt-out resolution

By approving the opt-out resolution, the Avon Grove School Board is signifying that the district will remain within the Act 1 Index limit when it comes time to establish the tax rate for... Read More » 

 

Board positions open in Franklin Township

There is one opening on the Planning Commission, one opening on the Historical Commission, three openings on the Historical Architectural Review Board, and one on on the UCC Appeals Board. Read More » 

 

Wearing her husbands signature jersey Avondale resident Maritza Yepremian accepts her husbands selection as one of the all-time Miami Dolphins during halftime ceremonies held at Miamis Sun Life Stadium on Dec 14

NFL legend's widow accepts honor on his behalf

Garo Yepremian, who died in May, is honored by Miami Dolphins Read More » 

 

Eight players to be inducted into the Kennett Old Timers Baseball Hall of Fame - 12292015 1119AM

Eight players to be inducted into the Kennett Old Timers Baseball Hall of Fame

There are currently 264 local players who have been enshrined in the Kennett Old Timers Baseball Association's Hall of Fame, and on Saturday, Jan. 16, eight more men will receive the hono... Read More » 

 

 The dried flower tree is a centerpiece of the holiday exhibit at Winterthur

Make the holidays linger a little longer

Large celebrations continue through early January Read More » 

 

Peggy De Shields with her four grandchildren and Trooper Samantha Minnucci

Troopers and Walmart give a happy holiday to five local families

'We hope that the presents will not only provide the children with essential items, but also show them that the police care about them.' Read More » 

 

Chester County Sheriffs Office welcomes new four-legged deputy - 12222015 0552PM

Chester County Sheriff’s Office welcomes new four-legged deputy

Melody, a Labrador-Golden Retriever mix, to serve as a “comfort” dog Read More » 

 

Township honors volunteer - 12222015 0140PM

Township honors volunteer

David Shepherd, a long-time member of the township's planning and historic commissions, receives thanks and praise Read More » 

 

Obituaries for the week of Dec 28 - 12282015 0117PM

Obituaries for the week of Dec. 28 

Obituaries for: Ayllon, Snyder, Prewitt, Lloyd, Villagomez, McMahon, Leavens, Reilly Read More » 

 

His dream, for others 

Everyone associated with St. Anthony of Padua Catholic Church knows what the preservation of St. Anthony in the Hills meant to Father Balducelli. Read More » 

 

Police Blotter for the week of Dec 28 - 12282015 0119PM

Police Blotter for the week of Dec. 28 

Accident with injuries, pills stolen from car, Christmas lights cut, DUI arrests and more Read More » 

 


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