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Public unveiling of new Avon Grove High School plans scheduled  Daily Local News

WEST GROVE—Community members are invited to attend one of two Community Checkpoint Meetings for the new Avon Grove High School. Facilitated by ...



Avon Grove High target of social media violence post  Daily Local News

WEST GROVE >> On Aug. 27, a threat of violence against Avon Grove High School was posted on a social media platform by a member of the community, ...



Chescos Joey Wendle Finishes 4th In AL Rookie Of The Year Voting  West Chester, PA Patch

Joey Wendle: Rookie Of The Year Voting - West Chester, PA - To call Chester Co. baseball hero Joey Wendle an underdog amongst this year's stacked class of ...



Avon Grove High School Students Recognized as National Merit Semifinalists  MyChesCo

WEST GROVE, PA — Avon Grove High School seniors, Max Pochan, Sahana Sundar and Brendan Duff have been recognized as semifinalists in the National ...



Ex-Avon Grove High principal enters plea in spousal abuse case  Daily Local News

WEST CHESTER >> The former principal at Avon Grove High School who had been accused of beating his wife during a domestic dispute in their Birmingham ...



Ex-high school principal enters guilty plea in spousal abuse case  The Mercury

WEST CHESTER >> The former principal at Avon Grove High School who had been accused of beating his wife during a domestic dispute in their Birmingham ...



Avon Grove School District Response to Social Media Incident  MyChesCo

WEST GROVE, PA — On the evening of Monday, August 27, a threat of violence against Avon Grove High School was posted on a social media platform by a ...



Avon Grove senior crowned Unionville Fair Queen | Local News  Daily Local News

EAST MARLBOROUGH — Annaliese Rizzo was crowned Fair Queen of the 2018 Unionville Community Fair at Fair Queen Pageant held in the Unionville ...



'Mary Poppins' wows the Avon Grove audience | National and World  Daily Local News

LONDON GROVE >> The “Mary Poppins” audience at Avon Grove High School got their money's worth from the students' performances last weekend. The cast ...



Avon Grove School District gets another random act of kindness  Daily Local News

West Grove >> The holiday spirit continues to grow at the Avon Grove School District. Earlier this month, two anonymous donations paid off more than $800 of ...



Avon Grove High School Graduate Elected to Lead Delta Sigma Phi Chapter at Thiel College  MyChesCo

GREENVILLE, PA — John Smiley '20, of Lincoln University, PA, was recently named president of the Delta Sigma Phi fraternity at Thiel College, a leading liberal ...



Seniors assemble at Carpenter Center for ceremony | National and World  Daily Local News

NEWARK, DEL. >> There were numerous reminders of University of Delaware championships all over the Bob Carpenter arena in the form of banners and ...



Second donor pays off student lunch debts at Fred S. Engle Middle and Avon Grove High schools  Daily Local News

West Grove >> The spirit of giving is spreading in Avon Grove. After an anonymous donor gifted more than $800 last week to Penn London Elementary School ...



Avondale's State Street Bridge finally reopens  southern chester county weeklies

AVONDALE >> With virtually no pomp, circumstance, celebration or ribbon cutting, the “Do not enter” signs came down off the State Street Bridge on Thursday at ...



EMS Council honors Avon Grove student heroes and others  southern chester county weeklies

KENNETT SQUARE >> Three seniors from Avon Grove High School were among the scores of heroes recognized at the Chester County EMS awards ceremony ...



Morning Briefing: Flooding and the aftermath; Ex-principal pleads guilty; Eagles have a plethora of quarterbacks  The Mercury

Good Morning. Here are some of the top stories from the region.



Landenberg woman announces candidacy for 13th District seat  southern chester county weeklies

COCHRANVILLE >> Sue Walker, a Democrat and a resident of Landenberg, has announced her candidacy for the state House of Representatives, 13th District.



Avon Grove official charged with domestic abuse | National and World | dailylocal.com  Daily Local News

KENNETT SQUARE >> An administrator with the Avon Grove School District is facing criminal charges stemming from an alleged domestic assault on his wife at ...



Former WCU Baseball Star Joey Wendle Thriving in MLB  West Chester, PA Patch

WCU Grad Joey Wendle Thriving In MLB - West Chester, PA - WCU graduate and Chester County native Joey Wendle is making a strong case for American ...



Former Avon Grove principal Tom Alexander charged with domestic assault  Chester County Press

A former principal of Avon Grove High School was arrested in July for domestic assault, according to Birmingham Township Police. Thomas M. Alexander, 49, ...



Carol L. Johnson  The Keene Sentinel

Carol L. Johnson. Carol Louise Hall Johnson of Keene died at the age of 72 on Monday, Oct. 15, 2018, at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center after an ...



New middle school is at the center of $140 million in facilities upgrades recommended in Avon Grove  Chester County Press

The construction of a new middle school is at the center of a proposed plan to address the Avon Grove School District's long-term facilities needs. The district's ...



Avon Grove School District renews charter | National and World  Daily Local News

LONDON GROVE >> The members of the Avon Grove School Board received a standing ovation following their unanimous vote to renew the charter school's ...



Four school board candidates look to unseat incumbents in Avon Grove  Chester County Press

Name: Lynn Weber. Avon Grove School Board Director Position. Region 1 London Britain & Franklin Townships. Educational Background. I graduated from ...



Avon Grove (Pa.) pitcher Maggie Balint bounces back after early season loss  USA TODAY High School Sports

From many, there will be one. And while there's still too early to speculate whether contending athletes will win their own state at this point in the season, ...



102 Pa. National Merit Scholarship winners recognized: here's the list  PennLive.com

Merit Scholars each receive $2500 and were chosen from more than 15000 finalists.



West Chester University alumnus Joey Wendle thriving with Tampa Bay Rays  KYW Newsradio 1060

PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The 2018 baseball season began with Joey Wendle adjusting to a new organization in the Tampa Bay Rays. Now, it's ...



A new rectory for Assumption and St. Rocco  Daily Local News

WEST GROVE >> Assumption BVM Pastor Father Scott Brockson has announced the sale of the old Blessed Virgin Mary Church complex that sits along ...



West Chesters Joey Wendle Makes Opening Day Roster For Rays  West Chester, PA Patch

Joey Wendle Of WCU Starts In MLB - West Chester, PA - West Chester grad and baseball star Joey Wendle is starting out the season in the major leagues this ...



New book celebrates the Avon Grove basketball team that won a state championship in 1970  Chester County Press

Forty-five years ago, the Avon Grove High School boys' basketball team made history by becoming the first team from Chester County to win a Pennsylvania ...



Robert McClain “Bob” Smith, 75  Coastal Point

Robert McClain “Bob” Smith, 75, passed away peacefully in his home on Oct. 25, 2018, with his family by his side, from complications of heart disease. He was ...



National Merit Scholarship winners: 102 Pa. students make the list  York Daily Record

The list of 102 Pennsylvania students who won National Merit Scholarships includes kids from school districts across the state, including eight in the southcentral ...



Avon Grove High School Marcus Forst | National and World  Daily Local News

Marcus Forst is an intellectual at heart, who truly enjoys learning, discussion, and debate. Upon meeting him you can immediately see the wheels turning in his ...



Police Blotter for the week of April 9  Chester County Press

INDECENT ASSAULTS. Pennsylvania State Police Avondale have arrested Christ King, 40, of East Nottingham Township, on charges that he touched three girls ...



Local students join National School Walkout protesting gun violence  Daily Local News

Seventeen minutes for 17 victims. That was the focus of a walkout demonstration at many high schools in Chester County Wednesday in a unified protest against ...



Local schools' selections for 2018 Best of the Class  6abc.com

For more than 30 years, 6abc has coordinated The Best of the Class Event - a free daylong celebration of academic achievement inviting high school ...



People before politics: Sue Walker charges toward Harrisburg  Chester County Press

Staff Writer. Sue Walker, the Democratic candidate for State Representative in District 13, has lived with her husband Mike and their two sons Zach and Ryan in ...



Avon Grove official waives hearing in domestic abuse case; felony charges dropped  The Delaware County Daily Times

NEW GARDEN >> The Avon Grove School District administrator charged with an alleged domestic assault against his wife at their home waived his preliminary ...



Red Cross Calls for Healthy Donors to Maintain Blood Supply  MyChesCo

CHESTER COUNTY, PA — As influenza activity picks up, the American Red Cross is urging healthy donors of all blood types to give blood or platelets to ensure ...



Blood Donations: Red Cross Sets Up In Chester Co.  West Chester, PA Patch

CHESTER COUNTY, PA — The American Red Cross is holding a massive blood drive in May, allowing Pennsylvanians to do their small part to help solve a ...



Avon Grove student earns presidential citation for volunteer work at Kennett Food Cupboard  southern chester county weeklies

KENNETT SQUARE >>Abby Caruso is only a freshman at Avon Grove High School, and has earned the presidential community *service* award, gold level, for ...



Inspection reveals no dangerous odors in West Grove, DEP report finds  Chester County Press

By Richard L. Gaw, Staff Writer. The Department of Environmental Protection recently came to West Grove again, and this time, they found nothing. In response ...



New rules limit opting out of standardized testing  southern chester county weeklies

EAST NOTTINGHAM >> New rules are making it more important than ever for all students to participate in standardized testing.



‎Unionville High School reaches out to Texas school damaged by Hurricane Harvey  Chester County Press

By John Chambless Staff Writer. Unionville High School's Friday night football game will be more than just another competition. It will be a benefit for a school ...



Solanco's Hanna Phillips out-hits Bishop Shanahan, outduels Devon Miller as Golden Mares advance with 5-0 victory  LancasterOnline

AVON GROVE — Bishop Shanahan's Devon Miller may be the Player-of-the-Year.



Parents urged to attend AG district board meeting  Daily Local News

LONDON GROVE >> Concerned about the looming deadlines for recertification and perceived delaying tactics by the Avon Grove School Board, parents and ...



Avon Grove High School Tanner Peck | National and World  Daily Local News

Tanner Peck earned 4 Varsity Letters in both Football and Lacrosse during his tenure at Avon Grove High School, 8 total for his career. He is a standout both in.



Town By Town: Low taxes, sought-after schools  Philly.com

One in a continuing series spotlighting real estate markets in the region's communities. Holidays are special in small towns. Some go all out for Fourth of July, ...



Kennett students honored for assisting elderly man on their way to school  southern chester county weeklies

KENNETT SQUARE >> Bernardo “Junior” and Jonnatan “Jonny” Escobar-Bernal, students at Kennett High School, were taught by their parents since they were ...



Morning Briefing: Bone-chilling cold brings out fishers, hockey players and causes pipe breaks  The Delaware County Daily Times

Good Morning. Here are some of the top stories from around the region.



Chester County schools rank in top 5 in SAT scores  Daily Local News

Two public high schools in Chester County were ranked in the top five schools in the state with highest average SAT scores, according to figures released ...



Wrestling: Rustin has three wrestlers go undefeated at Avon Grove  southern chester county weeklies

WEST GROVE >> With a lot of familiar faces on West Chester Rustin, outsiders are expecting a successful season from the Golden Knights.



Local historian eager to share West Grove collection  Chester County Press

He plans to open his collection to the public as early as this spring.



2 Sets of triplets set to graduate from Avon Grove  The Mercury

PENN >> Two sets of triplets who, over the years, have become as close as family, will graduate from Avon Grove High School next Monday night.



Police Reports | News  southern chester county weeklies

State Police Two vehicles collided at the intersection of Baltimore Pike adnd Wedgewood Road in East Nottingham Township on Nov. 26 at 2:49 p.m. One car ...



Largest mushroom farm in the Mushroom Capital | News  southern chester county weeklies

In the book, “The Story of Kennett: Shaping Our Future One Child at a Time,” Bob George and Joan Holliday interviewed Michael Pia, Co-CEO of South Mill.



Girls Ordered to Pick Up Poo for Serving Feces Cake  NBC Philadelphia

Three former Avon Grove high school students admitted to baking a cake with feces and giving it to a former classmate.



Q&A  Chester County Press

Kristi May Wyatt, general manager of harvest Ridge Winery, at the winery's new tasting room in Toughkenamon. (Photo by Richard Gaw). Ever since it burst onto ...



Chester County Sheriff's office welcomes three new deputies  southern chester county weeklies

West Chester >> Three new deputies joined the Chester County Sheriff's Office on Monday, May 14.



Man charged with heroin overdose death of Easttown resident  southern chester county weeklies

Easttown >> Following a year-long investigation by the Easttown Township Police Department, Rodney Saxon of Norristown, was charged with the heroin ...



WCU Orchestra holds concert on the Quad | National and World  Daily Local News

WEST CHESTER >> Wednesday was a beautiful spring evening at West Chester University. As students made their way to evening classes, others tossed ...



Students in the News | Lifestyle | dailylocal.com  Daily Local News

Millersville scholars. Sixteen students from Millersville University,Millersville, have been named as a recipient of the Neimeyer-Hodgson Student Research Grant ...



Marking Memorial Day in southern Chester County | National and World  Daily Local News

Kennett Square ParadeThere will be a predicted 12000 to 15000 spectators in Kennett Square to greet more than 1000 participants ranging from high school ...



Chester Countys Joey Wendle Smacks Grand Slam Against Phillies  Patch.com

Joey Wendle's Grand Slam - West Chester, PA - The former West Chester star's shot was the decisive factor in the Phillies' loss on Sunday.



Police Blotter for the week of June 27  Chester County Press

FATAL CRASH. On June 28 at 8:34 p.m., a vehicle traveling north on Route 896, north of Stricklersville Road, went off the road into a wooded area. Several ...



Unionville rowing team wins silver medal | News  southern chester county weeklies

The Unionville High School Rowing Club went to the US Rowing Mid Atlantic Youth Championships and competd against the top schools and clubs in the ...



After 20 Unionville students got long suspensions, school board poised to adopt new policy  southern chester county weeklies

EAST MARLBOROUGH >> It appears that long, 10-day suspensions will be eliminated at Unionville High School, replaced by other unique disciplinary ...



Resident issues raise need for more policing in township  Chester County Press

'It is an issue that is bigger than parking on the street. It's an enforcement issue, which adds fuel to the fire of why we need policing.'



Kennett Book Shoppe plans Teacher Appreciation Sale | News  southern chester county weeklies

Kennett Square >> On Saturday, Aug. 25, the Kennett Square Resale Book Shoppe will be holding the annual Teacher Appreciation Sale at 113 South Union ...



Lampeter-Strasburg tops Archbishop Ryan, 8-2, in PIAA softball quarterfinals  LancasterOnline

WEST GROVE — Good habits can be difficult to break. For the Lampeter-Strasburg softball team, such habits include making the extra effort on defense, taking ...



Kennett Square's western edge flourishing as businesses move into Cannery Row  southern chester county weeklies

KENNETT SQUARE >> The western edge of Kennett Square is about to bloom.



High school club helps autistic students make social connections  Daily Local News

London Grove >> Off in a sheltered corner of the high school parking lot, away from the noise and chaos of the impending football game on Friday evening, ...



Football: Oxford flies past Avon Grove | Sports  southern chester county weeklies

OXFORD >> On Friday night, the Oxford offense put on a show for the home fans, defeating Avon Grove 38-28 in a non-league contest.



Police Blotter for the week of Sept. 18  Chester County Press

TWO KILLED IN CRASH. Two people died in a three-car crash on Sept. 6 at 5:40 p.m., according to a report from Pennsylvania State Police Avondale. Police ...



Fatherfest to feature variety of aircraft at Helicopter Museum  southern chester county weeklies

West Chester >> Various aircraft from military to home-built highlight this year's FatherFest on Sunday, June 17, from 10 a.m. until 3 p.m., at the American ...



New Unionville principal: Still room to improve | National and World  Daily Local News

EAST MARLBOROUGH >> Even though Unionville High School is ranked by U.S. News and World Reports as one of the 10 best high schools in the state, ...



Diversity and collaboration touted at Multicultural Conference at Kennett High School  Chester County Press

Kennett High School assistant principal Ray Fernandez encouraged students to embrace their cultural differences and learn to collaborate with one another at ...



Wawa Day means free coffee this Thursday | News  southern chester county weeklies

Wawa >> Coffee will be free at all Wawa stores this Thursday, April 12. In honor of the chain's 54th anniversary, it is giving away any size free coffee all day ...



First day of school for many Chester County schools  Daily Local News

August still has a week to go, but the yellow buses are running and students are back to school in eight of the County's 12 public school districts. With many.



Ben Martin is first county detective to earn doctorate degree  southern chester county weeklies

West Chester >> Chester County Detective Ben Martin now will be referred to by his colleagues in law enforcement as “Doctor Martin.” Detective Martin recently ...



Softball: How a mother-daughter bond has led to a perfect start for Oregon  Excelle Sports

Maggie Balint has led Oregon to one of the best starts in NCAA softball history, thanks in large part to the pitching bond she shares with her mother.



Creeks, Rivers Crest Overnight  NBC 10 Philadelphia

More than 5 inches of rain poured from the skies causing major flooding and even prompting a state of emergency in multiple townships. Darby Borough, Marple ...



Unionville, Kennett honor bands selected to march in Rose Parade in Pasadina; fundraiser set  southern chester county weeklies

Kennett Square >> The old saying that 'lightning never strikes the same place twice' is a myth the Cavalcade of Bands Honor Band is happy to disprove. Invited ...



Giant in New Garden gets permission to sell beer and wine  southern chester county weeklies

NEW GARDEN >> The Giant supermarket in the New Garden Shopping Center will be selling beer and wine by September.



Ward promoted at Southern Chester County Regional Police Department  southern chester county weeklies

New Garden>>Southern Chester County Regional Police Department Police Chief Jerry Simpson announced that Jason Lee Ward will earn a promotion to the ...



Cassese, Mountain Hawks welcome incoming freshman lacrosse class - Lehigh University  Lehigh University Athletics

Lehigh head men's lacrosse coach Kevin Cassese has announced the addition of 12 student-athletes to the program. The class of 2018 enters Lehigh this fall ...



Kennett Square's western edge busting with revitalization; ground broken on Cannery Row project  southern chester county weeklies

KENNETT SQUARE >> About five years ago, officials in Kennett Square and Kennett Township agreed that if they cooperated on projects, costs could be ...



Girl Scout Troop 4707 aids local pet shelter | News  southern chester county weeklies

Girl Scout Troop 4707 from Unionville Elementary always donates a portion of their cookie profits. This year the girls wanted to support a pet shelter and they ...



Krysta Lafferty named Employee of the Month at Kennett Area YMCA  southern chester county weeklies

Kennett Square >> Krysta Lafferty, who facilitates Group Exercise at the Kennett Area YMCA, has been named Employee of the Month.



One dead in early-morning Easter Day shooting in Coatesville  southern chester county weeklies

Coatesville >> Coatesville police are looking for clues in an early-morning, Easter Day shooting that left a city man dead.



High school students win journalism competition at Brandywine  Penn State Delaware County

Three budding high school journalists from Delaware and Chester counties were recognized for their outstanding reporting and writing at Penn State ...



Kennett Square public parking garage expansion may begin later this year  southern chester county weeklies

KENNETT SQUARE >> Finding a parking space in Kennett Square is often challenging, but that could get a lot easier, as expansion of the borough's public ...



FDA & Red Cross Southeastern Pennsylvania Hurricane Sandy Preps Continued - Philadelphia News  Thephilanews

The American Red Cross has its shelter supply trucks in place and is ready to open a dozen shelters in the region on Sunday. Find out more about being ...



Girl Scout project at King's Highway will help to foster friendships, discourage bullying  southern chester county weeklies

WEST CALN >> Over the past two years, Girl Scouts from Troop 4291 from Greater Coatesville *Service* Unite 607 collected more than 500 pounds of bottle caps, ...



Eight players and one coach heading into the Kennett Old Timers Baseball Hall of Fame  Chester County Press

Baseball has a long and rich history in Chester County, and each year the Kennett Old Timers Baseball Association honors those local players who have shined ...



Newark High applauds UD researchers for outreach to students  University of Delaware

The Academy Building 105 East Main Street University of Delaware Newark, DE 19716 • USA Phone: (302) 831-2792 email: ocm@udel.edu · www.udel.edu/ ...



Students demand action on gun control in West Chester  southern chester county weeklies

WEST CHESTER>>More than 1000 demonstrators held protest signs high and chanted in unison, at Saturday's March for Our Lives Rally, at the historic court ...



Galleries: Wharton Esherick Museum's student woodblock competition winners  Daily Local News

The Wharton Esherick Museum's 4th Annual High School Student Woodblock Competition, Imprint, is on display from June 29-August 29 in the museum's Visitor ...



Troubled 'Five Points' intersection in Kennett Township may soon become a roundabout  southern chester county weeklies

Kennett Township >> Someday, Kennett Township's notorious Five Points intersection may be a lot easier to get around.



Rare Honus Wagner baseball card on view locally  southern chester county weeklies

Winterthur, DE >> A Honus Wagner baseball card (ca. 1909−11), one of the rarest and most iconic of all sports-related objects, will be on view at Winterthur this ...



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