The Kennett Paper



April 2016
West Chester firefighter, student saves four people from burning home – April 21

September 2015
Pope Francis to prisoners at Curran-Fromhold: Stay open to ‘new possibilities’ – September 27
Faithful pack Cathedral Basilica for Mass with Pope Francis – September 26
Group comes all the way from Atlanta to get a glimpse of Pope Francis – September 25
Prayers of thousands left at Knotted Grotto in front of the Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul – September 24
Pope’s visit causing havoc with businesses just outside the Mass zone – September 24
Kennett Square artist sees work displayed in cathedral for pope’s visit – September 23
Work continues along Benjamin Franklin Parkway for Pope’s arrival – September 22

July 2015
Kennett ‘base ball’ team celebrates 140 years – July 28

April 2015
Boys Ice Hockey All-Area Teams – April 27
Player of the Year: Doucette a freshman wonder – April 27
Girls Ice Hockey All-Area Teams
– April 27

March 2015
Ice Hockey: Unionville reclaims Flyers Cup title – March 16
Ice Hockey: Henderson advances to Flyers Cup semifinals – March 10
Ice Hockey: Bishop Shanahan defeats Unionville to play for first girls title in team history – March 9

February 2015
Ice Hockey: Oxford closes door on Hodgson in playoff opener – February 24
Hundreds make the journey to Lake Placid to see the reunion of the 1980 U.S. Olympic hockey team – February 22
Surviving members of 1980 U.S. Olympic hockey team reflect on passing of teammate Bob Suter – February 22
Ice Hockey: Henderson rolls to seal third place – February 19
Ice Hockey: Ches-Mont playoffs notebook – February 9
Ice Hockey: Oxford spoils Kennett’s senior night – February 8

January 2015
Ice Hockey: Unionville routs D-East – January 30
Ice Hockey: Landry stars as Radnor ties Unionville – January 28
Ice Hockey: Balanced scoring leads Unionville over D-West – January 6
Ice Hockey: Mistakes cause meltdowns for Unionville, D-East in tie – January 6

December 2014
2014-15 EPIHA, ICSHL All-Stars – December 28
Ice Hockey: Vikings’ win streak stopped – December 19
Chadds Ford hosts 29th Candlelight Christmas – December 11
Kennett High’s new club adding a voice to the student body – December 3

November 2014
Do, Lindner to run on nonpartisan ticket with Brookes for U-CF school board – November 24
UHS student passes on brushes for spray cans – November 12
Kennett School Board votes against banning book – November 11

October 2014
Ice Hockey: Unionville opens season with win over Henderson – October 27
Unionville continues to fight against bullying – October 22
New safety measure for ice hockey coming to county – October 10
Behind the Scenes: Eastern State full of fun and fear for Halloween – October 10
Ice hockey: Hockey is back with start of Hicks Cup tournament – October 9
Spotlight of the Week: Gianelos captures singles title – October 5
Unionville High welcomes Spanish students – October 2
Thousands celebrate Founders’ Day – October 2

September 2014
Football: Gordon, Sun Valley overpowers Kennett – September 27
Vintage base ball: Big wins for Brandywine in afternoon doubleheader – September 27
Unionville student still out of school; no other cases reported – September 20
Unionville Elementary staying fit with Boosterthon – September 17
Is an elementary school redistricting in the future for U-CF? – September 17
EV-D68 hits Unionville-Chadds Ford School District – September 17
Spotlight of the Week: Always just one of the boys – September 14
Kennett school board: Who should be allowed to voice opinions at meetings? – September 12
Base Ball: Brandywine BBC drops double match against Talbot – September 10
Residents cry out against proposed equestrian ordinance in Newlin Township – September 9
New features attract spectators to Chadds Ford Days – September 9
Unionville marching band takes the ALS challenge – September 3

August 2014
Kennett Square Newcomers Club offers women a chance to bond – August 30
Mudderella draws thousands to Unionville – August 22
Dutkiewicz excited to begin as new principal of Chadds Ford Elementary – August 21
U-CF district ready to welcome back students – August 19
Brandywine BBC tying together the love of baseball with history – August 19
Anderson’s hard work earns Girl Scouts Gold Award – August 14
Oehler earns highest Girl Scout award – August 6
Bayard Taylor Library hosts Google Maker camp – August 6

July 2014
Good Neighbors has revamped over 250 homes in region – July 31
Two Kennett stores named Best of Philly – July 29
Country Butcher gives Kennett its own burger – July 28
New Garden firing range close to opening – July 24
Six from Willowdale Chapel journeying to Africa – July 23
Science in the Summer opens at Bayard Taylor Library – July 16
Sage voted in as member of U-CF school board – July 16
Camp Curious 2.0 brings in older children – July 16
Best representing country in Nova Scotia – July 10
Debt forces college grads to move back home – July 10
Residents fighting to protect water – July 3
Mighty Milledge brings DBA awareness to Kennett – July 3

June 2014
New Garden police chief pushes for speed bumps – June 26
Nicewonger picked to head First Baptist Church – June 26
Controversial tax increase in U-CF budget – June 18
Chadds Ford Elementary has a new principal – June 18
Kennett Middle, Greenwood Elementary excel in PA Performance Profiles – June 12
UHS rowing wraps up inaugural season at national championships – June 11
Trouble comes in pairs for some at Oxford High School – June 11
Kennett school district OKs final budget – June 10
Lawton, 15, wins third in international science fair – June 5
Possible coyote sighting puts school on alert – June 5
Unionville graduates its 91st class – June 4

May 2014
Unionville student performing at Media Theatre – May 29
Kennett man survives mysterious illness – May 27
Southern Chester County schools represented with Citadel Heart of Learning award – May 27
Two local students heading to West Point in the summer – May 22
Aztec Two-Step coming to the Flash – May 14
Combating sarcoma in style – May 13
U-CF Education Foundation puts barn on hold, explores new locations – May 2
Weekly coffee chats brings together Kennett Square community – May 2
Spring choir concert bringing a capella to Unionville – May 2

April 2014
C. Ivan Stoltzfus raising $1 million on tractor journey across country – April 25
Sports fees going up at U-CF – April 24
Chadds Ford principal retires amid PSSA testing rules violations – April 22
KHS spring musical fundraising for more than themselves – April 18
KMC boys win Super Team – April 17
Former Avon Grove hockey player wins Founder’s Cup – April 16
Agreement reached between KCSD board and Education Association – April 15
Hundreds come out in support of Run for Our Sons – April 14
Former pro hockey player helping young goaltenders – April 11
HEADstrong Foundation hosts fifth annual Lacrosse Tournament – April 10
Ken Goddu named Outstanding Citizen of the Year by SCCCC – April 3
Hillendale students train before school for 5K – April 2

March 2014
H.S. hockey All-Stars help fight hunger – March 30
KAU under civilian scope for use of fields – March 26
Unionville Wall of Honor adds four more – March 25
U-CF board looking to adopt 10-year plan for building repairs – March 21
Local couple making a difference for girls in India – March 20
Ice Hockey: Stueve, Downingtown East derail Unionville’s drive for five – March 19
Holocaust survivor brings lessons to Kennett HS – March 19
Unionville girls roll to Flyers Cup title game – March 18
Annual Chadds Ford Art Show bringing new surprises – March 14
Local CrossFit gym brings community together – March 13
Stunning performances makes ‘Grease’ a huge success – March 13
Unionville skates to ICSHL Girls Championship – March 11
Community raises $10,000 to help Kennett After Prom – March 9
Chester County Skating Club party to benefit Eric Dreisbach – March 7
Unionville escapes in ICSHL playoff opener – March 6
7th annual Jonathan Beech Memorial Concert to benefit Camp Sunshine – March 6

February 2014
Mom and daughter trying to collect 20,000 pounds of food – February 27
Collection down, but sales not at UHS used book sale – February 27
Superintendent John Sanville staying around four more years – February 27
Ice Hockey: Henderson staves off Unionville to reach Ches-Mont final – February 26
Top-seeded Unionville skates into Semifinals with win over Downingtown West – February 25
Toocheck running marathons across the world at 10-years-old – February 20
Pet shop owner gets creative after power outage – February 20
Local swimmer breaks 11-12 U.S. National age group record – February 20
Faulty smoke detectors found at New Garden Elementary – February 20
Unionville youth center idea proposed for unused barn – February 20
Unionville girls suffer first regulation loss – February 17
Golden Gala shines on despite power outages in community – February 17
Kennett school board approves preliminary budget – February 17
ICE HOCKEY: Unionville boys bounce back with win over Archbishop Ryan – February 7
Kennett After Prom hosting Valentine’s Dinner and Dance – February 7
Unionville junior collects jeans for homeless teens – February 7

January 2014
Tickets still available for annual Empty Bowls Dinner – January 30
Tentative contract in place to extend Sanville’s tenure as Superintendent – January 30
Brandywine Valley Association readies for Polar Plunge – January 30
Gymnastics leads UHS senior Tamargo to Penn State – January 30
Heroin epidemic startles some at Kacie’s Cause Event – January 23
Rowing club looking to start at UHS – January 23
JROTC program idea hits bump in the road
– January 23
MLK Day brings volunteers to Hillendale – January 20
Patton MS teacher turns junks into robotic sculptures – January 16

December 2013
KHS All-American cheerleader heads to London – December 29
KHS National Honors Society hosts blood drive – December 27
High school student hopes to turn hobby into career – December 27
New Garden BOS approves 24/7 police – December 27
KHS ceramics students sell creations – December 27
Battle between Kennett and Avon Grove ends in tie – December 27
Memorable year for Unionville girls cross country – December 20
Don’t party too hearty: Local health officials see more business during holidays – December 20
Fletcher brings Eagles Eye Mobile to Chester County – December 12
Marco Panuccio brings holiday opera to UHS – December 12
Kennett Food Cupboard seeing constant increase in families – December 12
Unionville girls place 7th in nation – December 8
Parent questions teachings under Common Core – December 6
UCFSD commercialism policy too strict? – December 6
Hangars at New Garden Flying Field on hold again
– December 6

November 2013
150th Remembrance Day something special – November 27
Unionville girls continue to roll with win over Radnor – November 27
Walk for Homelessness trying to bring awareness to community – November 27
F.R.E.E. program trains first responders on hybrid vehicles – November 21
KCSD proposes to drop cooking from middle school – November 21
Ice Hockey: Unionville girls continue unbeaten run – November 21
UCFSD approves pilot program for outsourcing support staff – November 21
Country singer films music video in Kennett – November 14

October 2013
Manzone resignation ignites firestorm over Sunshine Law violation – October 29
Local kid becomes Hollywood star – October 25
Longwood Fire Co. holds annual open house – October 24
Unionville school board member resigns – October 23
Kennett FBLA finishes in top 15 of the country – October 9
Air Force Maj. Louis Guillermin comes home from Vietnam – October 4
Jones pushing for renovation of Lamborn house – October 1

September 2013
Kennett’s Justin Barish joins all-girl volleyball team – September 26
New group moves forward with construction of airport hangars – September 26