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Chester County Press Aug. 16 edition

08/16/2017 08:36AM ● By J. Chambless
In this week's edition of the Chester County Press, we look at how state regulations for immunizing students have put some local parents in a bind ... We announce that a stop sign will be added to an intersection in Franklin Township where Amish families are living and working ... We visit Oxford, where Borough Council takes a big step toward authorizing the construction of a parking garage ... We meet a local author who has written a book about her remarkable mother, as well as a young dancer who is fulfilling her dream of being a ballerina ... All this, and Uncle Irvin, too, in this week's Chester County Press.

School immunization change has some parents scrambling

Affected are about 25 students in each elementary school, 36 at the middle school, and about 120 at the high school Read More » 

 

Parking garage project moves forward in Oxford 

Oxford Borough Council took the biggest step yet toward authorizing the construction of a parking garage and new borough administration building in downtown Oxford Read More » 

 

Avon Grove's kindergarten projections on target

As the school district launches a full-day kindergarten program, the number of students enrolled approaches 300 Read More » 

 

Kennett Square's mayor supports '100% Clean Energy' initiative

The goal is to have the Borough of Kennett Square fully transitioned to clean, renewable energy by 2022. Read More » 

 

New Garden Festival of Flight and Car Show takes off Aug 19 and 20  - 08152017 0115PM

New Garden Festival of Flight and Car Show takes off Aug. 19 and 20

5K run, vintage aircraft and cars, demonstrations and overnight camping highlight annual event Read More » 

 

Four-way stop approved in Franklin Township

Intersection has long been a source of concern, particularly after Amish families moved to area Read More » 

 

West Grove youth center is beneficiary of Lowes Heroes project - 08152017 0107PM

West Grove youth center is beneficiary of Lowe's Heroes project

The Garage will receive extensive renovations, thanks to volunteer efforts Read More » 

 

Paige Young 18 knew from the age of 3 that she wanted to be a ballerina

A dancer's dream

At 18, Paige Young is pursuing her goal of being a professional ballerina Read More » 

 

Kennett Square author publishes book about her remarkable mother - 08152017 0432PM

Kennett Square author publishes book about her remarkable mother 

Josephine B. Pasquarello’s “Love & Loyalty” is the true story of a widowed immigrant Italian mom raising twelve children in 1950s and 1960s Philadelphia Read More » 

 

Editorial: Protect the Pearl

'Building a hotel of this kind in downtown Kennett Square is like building a hotel adjacent to the Italian Water Garden at Longwood Gardens' Read More » 

 

Uncle Irvin: On paying school taxes at age 81

Columnist says, 'If you want high taxes and an increased population, the Unionville-Chadds Ford School District is the place to go' Read More » 

 

Obituaries for the week of Aug 14 - 08152017 0908AM

Obituaries for the week of Aug. 14

Obituaries for: Di Liberto, Mahan, Cornell, Arrell, Reyes, Badger, Cloud, Talamonti, Mattson Read More » 

 

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