Lifestyle, Community & Culture of Landenberg, Pa.
The Avon Grove School Board is currently working on short-term goals like reaching a contract agreement with teachers and the support staff before the current agreements expire on June 30, as well as long-term goals like updating the district's strategic plan, improving the security of the four school buildings, and planning maintenance and repair work on the schools. Landenberg Today took the opportunity to catch up with Avon Grove School Board president Brian Gaerity to talk about some of the educational and financial challenges that the district is facing.
Landenberg author brings imaginary well-dressed toddler daughter to life
An inspection of the map of the United States shows the boundaries, in most cases, to be, either rivers, the crests of mountain ranges, parallels of latitude, or meridians of longitude. In but a single instance has the circle, with its geometrical accuracy, been employed to indicate a dividing line of contiguous States; and the inquiry at once suggests itself, why the southern frontier of Pennsylvania was not prolonged to the New Jersey shore, why the eastern one of Maryland was not made to strike it, and why a circle should be the northern boundary of Delaware – the odd result of which has been to leave so narrow a strip of Pennsylvania between Delaware and Maryland, that the ball of one's foot may be in the former, the heel in the latter, while the instep forms an arch over a portion of the "Keystone State" itself...
-- From John H. B. Latrobe's 1854 address
to the Historical Society of Pennsylvania
Landenberg's townships have preserved hundreds of acres over the last decade, and the public can share these beautiful resources.
Area schools offer open houses this fall
The profiles of each of the dedicated people who form the New Garden Township Police Department
Hugh Lofting and his staff are building an imaginative, energy-efficient, one-of-a-kind residence in Landenberg