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Chester County Press April 11 edition

04/11/2018 07:50AM ● Published by J. Chambless

New high school favored by Avon Grove School Board - 04102018 1256PM

New high school favored by Avon Grove School Board 

The school board moved closer to that decision during a three-hour meeting on April 3, the latest in a series of facilities planning sessions undertaken by the district’s committee-of-the... Read More » 

 

Kennett School Board approves $86.3 million proposed final budget 

Taxes will increase by 2.27 percent if the spending plan is approved as is Read More » 

 

Township criticized for what residents say is overspending - 04102018 0242PM

Township criticized for what residents say is overspending 

Land purchases, police and EMS funding targeted at April 4 meeting Read More » 

 

Township signs ordinance in support of efforts to reduce gun violence  - 04102018 1202PM

Township signs ordinance in support of efforts to reduce gun violence 

Resolution spells out eight initiatives aimed at encouraging lawmakers to pass strict laws Read More » 

 

Mushroom Festival reaches 1 million distribution milestone  - 04102018 1208PM

Mushroom Festival reaches $1 million distribution milestone 

52 local non-profits receive grants at April 5 ceremony Read More » 

 

Speeding and safety addressed by Franklin Township board 

A resident asks the board to place two raised speed tables on Gypsy Hill Road to divert and slow down the cut-through traffic Read More » 

 

Kennett Township officer honored for giving life-saving procedure - 04102018 1150AM

Kennett Township officer honored for giving life-saving procedure 

On April 3 at 4:27 a.m., Corporal Jeffrey Call responded to a 911 report in the vicinity of New Granite Way Read More » 

 

Kennett High School's Demon Robotics headed to World Championships for second year in a row 

The team is looking for assistance from the community to cover the costs of representing Kennett in a competition with some of the best teams Read More » 

 

Oxford man arrested for attempted homicide 

Suspect is linked to Jan. 2017 arson in Penn Township Read More » 

 

Police Blotter for the week of April 9 - 04092018 0238PM

Police Blotter for the week of April 9 

Arrest for indecent assaults, drug arrest at high school, officer struck by suspect, man scammed in Pocopson, and more Read More » 

 

Kirkland tosses complete-game shutout in 1-0 Unionville win - 04102018 1155AM

Kirkland tosses complete-game shutout in 1-0 Unionville win 

Pitching duel also saw a masterful performance by Octorara hurler Aaron Feld Read More » 

 

Carey Davis lead Avon Grove to 5-0 win - 04102018 0131PM

Carey, Davis lead Avon Grove to 5-0 win 

Avon Grove relied on the proven formula of clutch hitting, good pitching, and solid defense to earn a 5-0 victory over West Chester East on Monday afternoon Read More » 

 

In a word The Mushroom Festival defined - 04092018 0318PM

In a word: The Mushroom Festival, defined 

Since 2000, the monies raised by the Mushroom Festival have been distributed in the form of grants among more than 100 organizations throughout Chester County. Read More » 

 

Several small paintings by  Monique Sarkessian at Mala Galleria

Springtime, just when you need it most 

Mala Galleria in Kennett Square hosts 'Petals and Leaves' Read More » 

 

Obituaries for the week of April 9 - 04092018 1244PM

Obituaries for the week of April 9 

Obituaries for: Weight, Gray, Hanelt, Dougherty, Flores, Jones, Allen, Hamilton, McGlinn, Phipps, Ross, Slauch Read More » 

 

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