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Chester County Press Dec. 14 edition

12/14/2016 08:33AM ● Published by J. Chambless

The Dec. 14 edition of the Chester County Press reports on how the local mushroom industry is responding to the increased presence of the phorid fly throughout southern Chester County ... We meet Lily Tomeo, who was inspired to create hats for hospitalized children ... We also meet an Oxford couple who just published their first novel, and meet a group of veteran blues musicians in Avondale ... From the Oxford School Board to high-school basketball to Uncle Irvin, it's all here in this edition of the Chester County Press.
Landenberg fifth-grader designs and makes hats for hospitalized children  - 12082016 0208PM

Landenberg fifth-grader designs and makes hats for hospitalized children

Lily Tomeo saw a commercial about St. Jude's Children's Hospital, and was inspired to help children who are battling serious illnesses Read More » 

 

As fly infestations increase mushroom industry seeks solutions  - 12142016 1004AM

As fly infestations increase, mushroom industry seeks solutions

The phorid fly in Chester County, the second in a series Read More » 

 

Orpneck reelected president of Oxford School Board - 12082016 0205PM

Orpneck reelected president of Oxford School Board

Patterson will serve as the vice president for 2017 Read More » 

 

Board votes to give tax breaks to volunteer firefighters

London Grove Board of Supervisors votes to enact tax relief for those who serve on a voluntary basis at the Avondale and West Grove fire companies Read More » 

 

Oxford teacher and her husband publish their debut novel - 12082016 0203PM

Oxford teacher and her husband publish their debut novel

‘Mogul’ is the first book in a dystopian fiction trilogy that they’ve plotted out Read More » 

 

The recycling bins at Franklin Townships municipal building are clearly marked for what is allowed and what is not Here an employee of the Borderland Vineyard recycles cardboard at the site

Clearing up confusion about recycling in the county

Trash dumped at recycling bins causes problem for local township Read More » 

 

Garnet Valley defeats Unionville 83-62 - 12132016 1208PM

Garnet Valley defeats Unionville, 83-62

Laughlin, Starr score 32 points each Read More » 

 

Police Blotter for the week of Dec 12 - 12132016 1248PM

Police Blotter for the week of Dec. 12

Serial burglar arrested, Walmart employee charged with theft from store, DUI arrests and more Read More » 

 

The band played its second public show on Dec 10 at Chenoa Farm in Avondale Photo by John Chambless

Standing up for the blues

Three veteran musicians are bringing classic blues back, one great song at a time Read More » 

 

Avon Grove School District introduces Gold Card Club for senior citizens

District officials see it as a way to encourage an increased interaction between the schools and senior citizens.  Read More » 

 

Obituaries for the week of Dec 12 - 12132016 0933AM

Obituaries for the week of Dec. 12

Obituaries for: Masciantonio, Miller, Haubert, Jarrett, Stanley Read More » 

 

Editorial: A dialogue, many years in the making

'The forum would...educate public about the safety procedures of the mushroom industry, and break down the communication walls that divide a growing population and the...industry' Read More » 

 

Uncle Irvin: No tax increase for Oxford Borough?

Columnist asks: 'What about the 30 percent increase in sewage tax?' Read More » 

 

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