In Other News

Local volunteers plant 1,000 trees to aid environment

Digital First Media|

Kennett and Devon senior centers get $57,000 in funding from Pa. Lottery

West Chester >> State Senator Andy Dinniman announced today that two senior community centers in Chester County will receive more than $57,000 in total state funding from the Pennsylvania Lottery. ...

Digital First Media|

MOST RECENT STORIES

  • Lead Story - home

    Kennett High inducts National Honor Society members

    Kennett Square >> The Kennett High School Blue and White Chapter of the National Honor Society welcomed the 2018-19 inductees at a ceremony and reception on April 4, 2018. The ceremony had been previously scheduled for March 21, but was postponed due to snow.

    Digital First Media|

  • News

    Downingtown pastor resigns; financial improprieties probed

    DOWNINGTOWN >> Parishioners at St. Joseph’s Church in Downingtown were told Sunday that their popular pastor, Monsignor Joseph McLoone, had recently resigned his position after being placed on administrative leave by the Philadelphia Archdiocese following the discovery of alleged financial and personal improprieties.

    By Michael P. Rellahan mrellahan@21st-centurymedia.com @ChescoCourtNews on Twitter|

  • News

    Mobile Agriculture Lab comes to Elk Ridge Elementary

    OXFORD >> Like the robins of spring, the Pennsylvania Farm Bureau Science Lab showed up a Elk Ridge Elementary School to help the kids learn more about agriculture.

    Chris Barber
    |

  • News

    Hardy souls show up to gather trash along the Red Clay

    KENNETT SQUARE >> The volunteers who committed to clean up the land around the Red Clay Creek on Sunday morning didn’t back out on their promise, even though the weather took a nose dive overnight.

    Chris Barber
    |

  • Lead Story - home

    County awarded $766,000 for affordable housing in Chester County

    West Chester >> State Senator Andy Dinniman announced today that three Chester County organizations were awarded $766,000 in total state funding to combat homelessness and improve and expand affordable housing options for those in need.

    Digital First Media|

  • News

    Volunteers needed for Red Clay Valley Clean Up this Sunday, April 15

    POCOPSON >> More than 700 volunteers are needed for the annual Red Clay Valley Clean Up to be held on Sunday, April 15 from 8 a.m. to noon. The clean up is co-sponsored by the Brandywine Red Clay Alliance (BRC) and the Delaware Nature Society (DNS) to sweep 90 miles of stream and road ways along the east and west branches of the Red Clay Creek, including Kennett Square going south through Yorklyn and Hockessin, Delaware and ending at Kirkwood Highway and Route 52.

    Staff report|

  • Crime

    Three ‘Felony Lane’ gang members arrested at Paoli bank

    TREDYFFRIN >> Three members of the infamous “Felony Lane Gang” were arrested and hit with various charges, including felonies, at a Paoli Bank of America.

    Digital First Media|

  • Lead Story - home

    Kennett students honored for assisting elderly man on their way to school

    KENNETT SQUARE >> Bernardo “Junior” and Jonnatan “Jonny” Escobar-Bernal, students at Kennett High School, were taught by their parents since they were toddlers to always treat others with respect, help those in need, and be compassionate.

    Fran Maye
    |

  • News

    30 years of EMC duty for Freese

    WEST GROVE >> “Who you gonna call?” is a question folks ask when the sky starts falling down around them. And in southern Chester County that answer is often “Chuck Freese.”

    Chris Barber
    |

  • Crime

    UPDATE: Victim identified in fatal West Chester shooting

    WEST CHESTER >> A man was fatally shot on a borough street Tuesday night, officials said.

    By Bill Rettew brettew@dailylocal.com|

The Southern Chester County Weeklies: BLOGS