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Chester County Press June 29 edition

06/29/2016 08:11AM ● By J. Chambless
In the June 29 edition of the Chester County Press, we take you to Avondale, where a judge's ruling allowed a couple's protective fence to remain standing, despite objections from neighbors ... We take you to the tenth annual Chester County Balloon Festival, which drew 25,000 visitors this year ... We take you to the official opening of a Kennett Square resource center that will help area families ... We introduce you to the upcoming Sunny Day Camp in Penn Township Park, a program run by local law enforcement officials that will be targeted to special-needs children and adults ... From school news to Uncle Irvin, it's all here in this week's Chester County Press.


Chester County Balloon Festival draws 25000 - 06282016 0111PM

Chester County Balloon Festival draws 25,000

Second day draws more than 15,000, which ended with a fireworks show over the flying field Read More » 


Kennett Area Community Service unveils Resource Center to help local families - 06282016 1247PM

Kennett Area Community Service unveils Resource Center to help local families

A large crowd turned out for the open house to celebrate a valuable new addition to the Kennett Square community Read More » 

Pennsylvania State Police trooper Samantha Minnucci with Camp Cadet participants last summer On Aug 6 Minnucci will offer a one-day version of the camp

State Trooper plans a day for special-needs children and adults

Sunny Day Camp is an offshoot of the successful Camp Cadet program Read More » 


OASD extends contracts for superintendent assistant superintendent for five years - 06282016 1255PM

OASD extends contracts for superintendent, assistant superintendent for five years

“We want to continue to put the kids first. It's all about preparing the students for the next opportunity.” Read More » 


Oxford Borough Council to consider changes to sidewalk ordinance

Some council members are concerned that the current ordinance contains regulations that could be unfair to residents under certain circumstances Read More » 


U-CF School District studying International Baccalaureate program

Implementation of the acclaimed academic program could take several years Read More » 


County gets notice of first confirmed case of Zika Virus

County woman picked up virus elsewhere, and has now recovered Read More » 


American Flag raised by Marines at Iwo Jima Memorial

Pondering America’s 240th birthday

While many Americans take it for granted that our nation will always be strong as we approach the July 4th celebration, the Founding Fathers felt otherwise. Read More » 


Police Blotter for the week of June 27 - 06282016 1127AM

Police Blotter for the week of June 27

Assault arrests, counterfeit cash in county, DUI arrests and more Read More » 


Obituaries for the week of June 27 - 06282016 0902AM

Obituaries for the week of June 27

Obituaries for: McCreary, Lafferty, Pierce, Shoop, King, Springel, Jackson Read More » 


The closed-off open space of New Garden Township

'What does the Reynolds family wish to be remembered more for – giving up their development rights at a substantial discount, or gifting a slice of their beautiful property for generation... Read More » 


Uncle Irvin: School tax bills cometh

'School boards which pass the budget and raise taxes every year are “collective zombies” with no spines' Read More » 


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