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Chester County Press Oct. 5 edition

10/05/2016 08:31AM ● By J. Chambless
In this edition of the Chester County Press, we meet Jack London, who is battling longtime Senator Andy Dinniman for the State Senate's 19th District seat ... We visit the Patton Middle School, which recently received national attention for their outdoor learning program ... We visit the Avon Grove School Board, which appointed Bill Wood to the school board ... We introduce the great strides being made at Jennersville Regional Hospital ... From high school football and homecoming events to Uncle Irvin, it's all here in this week's Chester County Press.
Jack London A non-politician makes his move - 10042016 1251PM

Jack London: A non-politician makes his move

Battling Dinniman for 19th District in State Senate Read More » 


From left Kimberly Hiser and Betsy Ballard started the Patton Garden Project At right is Phoebe Kitson of the Chester County Food Bank

Patton garden projects get national attention

Representatives from federal and state government tour the school's greenhouses and outdoor spaces Read More » 


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Avon Grove selects Wood to fill school board vacancy

Wood will now serve as a Region III representative on the board for the duration of the unexpired term through Dec. 4, 2017. Read More » 


Kennett Square Borough Council discusses revolving loan fund opportunities

At the Oct. 3 borough council meeting, Kennett Square borough manager Joseph Scalise provided an update to council about the revolving loan fund, and there was a lengthy discussion about ... Read More » 


Radiologist Laurence Spitzer left and director of imaging John Mikalajczyk are promoting a new type of screening exam for lung cancer

Making strides against lung cancer

Jennersville Hospital offers low-dose CT scans to catch the disease early Read More » 


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Sun Valley holds off Kennett, 21-13

Loss in rain puts damper on Homecoming


Beldyk Beeson named KHS Homecoming king and queen - 10042016 0107PM

Beldyk, Beeson named KHS Homecoming king and queen

Despite rain and cancellation of annual Homecoming parade, the Blue Demon spirit was alive and well Read More » 


Willowdale Pro Rodeo to be held Oct. 8 at new location

Rodeo thrills come to Brandywine Polo Field this year Read More » 


Franklin Township supervisors discuss billboard ordinance and easement proposal 

Two proposed easements would create a 55.3-acre property Read More » 


Enrollment in Early College Academy continues to rise in Oxford

In the 2016-2017 school year, there are 34 high school students who are utilizing this opportunity Read More » 


Historian and author Gene Pisasale portrays the historical figure Read More » 

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Upland welcomes exchange students from Finland

This year marks the 39th anniversary of the Upland-Finnish Exchange Program at Upland Read More » 


Lyons served the Avon Grove School District well 

For more than 18 years, Lyons served as a school board member from Avon Grove's Region III, which includes London Grove Township, Avondale Borough, and parts of West Grove Borough. Read More » 


Uncle Irvin: Former U-CF school director still snooping!

'Keith Knauss should be commended for his continuing scrutiny and interest in policing overzealous school board spending' Read More » 


Obituaries for the week of Oct 3 - 10042016 1034AM

Obituaries for the week of Oct. 3

Obituaries for: Meredith, Carter, Barber, Coulter, Hanson, Parsons, Teel, Hipkins, Hendry, Trivett, Merges Read More »