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Chester County Press Feb. 3 edition

02/03/2016 09:20AM ● By J. Chambless
In the Feb. 3 edition of the Chester County Press, we take you to the Avon Grove School District, where it was decided on Jan. 28 not to move forward with a plan to offer full-day kindergarten classes next year ... We introduce you to the new president and race director for the 27th annual Kennett Run ... We take you to the East Marlborough Township Board of Supervisors, who reviewed a sketch plan for the construction of 20 new homes along Route 82 ... We take you to Landenberg, to the transformation of an old barn into a stunning home ... From high school basketball to Sen. Andrew Dinniman, and Uncle Irvin, too, it's all here in this edition of the Chester County Press.
Full-day kindergarten program delayed in Avon Grove - 02022016 1241PM

Full-day kindergarten program delayed in Avon Grove

After months of planning and extensive discussions, the Avon Grove School Board was deadlocked, 4-4, on a vote to approve full-day kindergarten at the Jan. 28 meeting, effectively delayin... Read More » 


Sen Dinniman talks to students at Kennett Middle School on Jan 28

Dinniman meets with students at Kennett Middle School about Keystone Exams

Senator criticizes the Keystones -- now delayed as a state graduation requirement -- as 'phony' Read More » 


Sketch plan for Route 82 homes presented to East Marlborough board

20 housing units are proposed for the Pratt property on the East side of Route 82, where R.P. Nurseries stands Read More » 


Oxford Borough to seek funding for parking garage

The estimated cost to construct a parking garage in Oxford on the lot currently owned by National Penn Bank is $5.73 million Read More » 


Zoning ordinance amendments approved in Kennett Square

The changes serve to clean up some language of the ordinances Read More » 


The old barn From dilapidation to restoration - 02022016 0139PM

The old barn: From dilapidation to restoration

Landenberg resident's DIY vision rebuilds a piece of local history Read More » 


Kennett Run welcomes new faces new ideas  - 02022016 0128PM

Kennett Run welcomes new faces, new ideas

New president, race director prepare for May 14 event Read More » 


Police Blotter for the week of Feb 1 - 02012016 0216PM

Police Blotter for the week of Feb. 1

Arrest made in Oxford Walmart employee thefts, package thief arrested, DUI arrests Read More » 


Obituaries for the week of Feb 1 - 02012016 0214PM

Obituaries for the week of Feb. 1

Obituaries for: Whalen, Littleton, Davis, Shalvey, Eldreth, Chalupa, Pastorius, Joslyn, Roberts, Winters Read More » 


Unionville bullies Octorara 62-7 - 02022016 0123PM

Unionville bullies Octorara, 62-7

Braves held scoreless in second half


Editorial: The land grab to preserve our identity

Two recent grants will contribute to preserving rural flavor of Chester County Read More » 


Uncle Irvin: Why drop class ranking?

'Attempts to homogenize a competitive system that recognizes individual accomplishments is really anti-American and anti-capitalist' Read More » 


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