Daily Local News


September 2016
Whippets come up short in back-and-forth slugfest – September 3

August 2016
YMCA of Greater Brandywine launches new campaign to give every child the chance to become president – August 25
WCASD faculty welcomed back with Superintendent Scanlon’s ‘Carpool Karaoke’ – August 24
Iron Hill Twilight Race Series in West Chester a day away – August 19
Proposed food truck ordinance in West Chester to face major overhaul – August 18
Iron Hill Twilight Race Series set for Saturday in West Chester – August 17
Social media causes Christmas drama for West Chester Area School District – August 15
Cecile Richards speaks to Chester County residents about Clinton, upcoming election – August 10
English language learners get ahead with Jump Start camp in West Chester area – August 7
Will a busking ordinance in West Chester restrict First Amendment rights? – August 3
WCASD moves forward on purchase of new admin building – August 2

July 2016
Local Democrats bask in the historic glow as Hillary Clinton starts run for president – July 29
Group attempts to get youth out to voting booths – July 28
Conventioneers enjoying being a part of history – July 28
DNC interim chair recognizes women breaking barriers during caucus – July 27
Ever want to see an ex-president’s hair? Philly museums host special exhibits for DNC – July 27
Indiana mayor tells Pennsylvania delegates that GOP VP pick Pence is ‘extreme’ – July 26
Calling for an end to gun violence before another tragedy at DNC – July 25
Is a choice no choice at all? Many voters believe it – July 25
QVC partners with Chester County Food Bank, Fresh2You – July 22
West Chester councilman resigns leaving a vacancy – July 21
WCU Criterions annual Reunion Concert slated for Thursday night – July 20
County Health Department identifies West Nile virus in mosquito sample from Tredyffrin – July 15
Melton Center fundraising to restore closed pool in West Chester – July 14
Sartomer holds second annual Science Teachers Program – July 10
Friday Night Lights at ChesLen Preserve draws largest crowd to date – July 9
Berks County judge calls for criminal justice, prison reform – July 2
West Chester adopts Stream Protection Fee ordinance – July 1

June 2016
Camp Invention in West Chester Area School District encourages kids to create and invent – June 30
West Chester Area Schoool District looking to sell administration building – June 29
WCU professor speaks at Nobel Peace Prize Forum – June 25
West Chester Borough, West Chester University unite for West Chester Together – June 24
Dozens gather to remember Orlando victims in West Chester – June 22
Zika virus confirmed in Chester County – June 21
Two West Chester elementaries celebrate 50 years – June 15
Chester County Food Bank going mobile with produce truck – June 13
Food bank, United Way gather PB&J donations – June 4
West Chester residents rally for gun violence protection – June 2
Philly Union’s Washington visits St. Agnes School in West Chester – June 1

May 2016
West Chester seniors, second graders share robots – May 28
West Chester Area School District passes final budget with 2.7-percent tax increase – May 26
Philly 76er keeps St. Agnes students fit – May 24
West Chester agrees to settle litigation with Wyeth, Pfizer – May 24
‘Old Glory’ salutes local law enforcement – May 20
West Chester officials conduct special meeting about burglaries – May 19
Construction starts this week to turn Armory building in West Chester into a theater – May 19
Malvern Prep students try to find solutions to social impacts – May 18
Four Westtown residents receive commendations – May 17
Cultural identity expressed at West Chester Henderson High School – May 15
Friends, family and the community say goodbye to former West Chester Mayor Richard “Dick” Yoder – May 12
Malvern senior wins journalism awards – May 9
Starkweather Elementary School student receives Shining Star Award – May 8
Chester County’s Youth Leadership Program graduates 2016 class – May 7
East Goshen Elementary’s Smart Night a hit – May 6
West Chester area school sleepover inspires students to read for fun – May 4

April 2016
SEPTA plans for feasibility study to restore rail service to West Chester – April 30
Redwoods planted for Arbor Day in West Chester – April 29
West Chester Area School Board reduces tax increase in proposed budget – April 28
NFL prospect visits St. Max’s – April 27
Donald Trump visits West Chester University – April 25
Nonprofit teaches English for free, celebrates 30 years – April 23
Crowd remembers Snider as Philly ‘legend’ during public memorial – April 21
West Chester firefighter, student saves four people from burning home – April 21
East Goshen’s Shane, Smith recognized for service to township – April 20
Japanese-American held at internment camp speaks to Fugett Middle School students – April 16
West Chester Area Education Foundation holds annual breakfast – April 15
West Chester University students impersonate presidential candidates – April 14
Holocaust survivor shares life story with West Chester Rustin High School students – April 11
Cyclists traveling in remembrance of Sandy Hook victims will be in West Chester on Sunday – April 7
WCU Research Day highlights student, faculty work – April 6
West Chester University: Sorority sisters learn self defense – April 4
Perrino hits home during mock car crash at Rustin – April 4

March 2016
Fugett eighth graders compete to advance to ‘Shark Tank’ – March 31
West Chester approves full-day kindergarten to start in 2017-18 – March 30
West Chester students compete with wind turbines – March 27
West Chester Area School District considers full-day kindergarten – March 24
Henderson students learn effects of alcohol impairment – March 23
WCU says farewell to outgoing president – March 23
Fight breaks out at championship ice hockey game – March 14
Chesterbrook students turn faculty into sundaes – March 4

February 2016
Sunoco discusses possible 24/7 drilling option in East Goshen – February 28
New Hickman building approved – February 26
Digital Learning Day a hit at school – February 20
Croce donation will expand WCU’s Center for Contemplative Studies – February 18
Westminster Church to hold ‘drive-thru’ ashes – February 9
App posts cause stir at West Chester University – February 8
Local director’s first feature film to be released Feb. 9 – February 6
St. Agnes students learn about variety of careers – February 4
East Goshen passes resolution in effort to collect late sewer taxes – February 4

January 2016
West Goshen Supervisors approve senior facility – January 31
WWII veteran recognized by Westtown, state – January 30
No state budget forces WCASD to call for large tax increase – January 27
Local woman could give birth to her second child in midst of snowstorm – January 24
League of Woman Voters roundtable touches on lack of voting – January 20
Hundreds gather at St. Paul’s Baptist for MLK Day – January 18
Off-duty firefighter saves life at Planet Fitness – January 18
Hillsdale students participate in MLK Day of Service – January 17
Cheyney University represented at PA Farm Show – January 17
Kiplinger’s: WCU named a best value for 2016 – January 14
Fugett students make blankets for cancer patients – January 11
New mascot at Howse Elementary – January 10
Barclay grounds to remain a park – January 7
Henderson students donate art supplies to Philly school – January 5
Updated: Body found hanging in Marshall Square Park – January 4

December 2015
Train display lets you become the engineer – December 25
West Chester students recite Gettysburg Address – December 23
West Chester armory officially in the hands of Uptown! – December 21
Santa Band playing holiday tunes through West Chester Monday night – December 21

November 2015
Local boys share lead role of Billy Elliot at The Media Theatre – November 30
West Chester district recognized by American Heart Association – November 27
Incomparable Golden Rams Marching Band performing in NYC – November 24
West Chester Area School District holds community breakfast – November 23
East Goshen students feed the hungry – November 12
Veterans honored, recognized by West Chester schools – November 11
Large turnout for West Chester Veteran’s Day Parade – November 10
West Chester school district to sell land next to Rustin – November 9
Rustin students create, unveil sculpture – November 9
Stetson student an inspiration on the gridiron – November 7
Tiernan, Shaw, Tabakin, Herrmann win in West Chester – November 4
Vito wins Magisterial District Judge race in West Chester – November 4
De Wolf retains seat in Westtown – November 4
Pielli, Purnell, Meakim win in West Goshen – November 4
2 Vying for Westtown supervisors spots – November 2
Miles for Marc remembers loved one, raises awareness of lung cancer – November 1

October 2015
Zombies chase runners in unique 5K – October 31
Perfect night for West Chester Halloween Parade – October 29
4 Seeking 2 seats in Region 1 of WCASD – October 28
Two vying for Magisterial District Judge seat in West Chester – October 27
4 Seeking 2 seats in WCASD elections – October 27
Team Rotary rappels down Philly’s One Logan Square – October 25
West Chester schools enjoy Halloween fun for students, parents – October 24
Students, public reminded of bus safety – October 21
Painting with a Twist comes to West Chester – October 20
Benchmark FCU celebrates 75th anniversary – October 17
Cost estimates announced for proposed Paoli Pike Trail – October 16
Presidential candidate Rubio visits Chester County GOP – October 15
Pumpkins and turkeys at East Goshen’s Pumpkin FEST – October 15
No tax increase in proposed East Goshen budget – October 14
Deputy DA teaches important lessons to eighth graders – October 13
Author visits West Chester East High School to share story of kindness – October 12
‘A Wing and a Prayer’ to play at Penn State Great Valley – October 12
Walnut Street Theatre performs, teaches lessons on bullying – October 10
Residents meet to discuss borough parking – October 8
Theater coming to West Chester a go – October 7
County, West Chester candidates come out for informal meet and greet – October 5
Penn Wood dads become Watch D.O.G.S. – October 5
President says WCU enrollment on the rise – October 2
WCU president to retire in March – October 1
Schramm helps veterans ‘Ride 2 Recovery’ – October 1

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
West Chester BID hoping for reauthorization – September 20
Penn Museum displaying rare biblical artifacts – September 18
Franklin Institute to host hundreds of Vatican objects – September 18
Sen. Casey moderates discussion on climate change – September 18
Pope Francis will become first known public figure to use lectern since Lincoln’s “Gettysburg Address” in 1863 – September 18
Pope’s visit causes wedding havoc – September 18
East Goshen students pick crops – September 17
Verified Volunteers screening thousands for World Meeting of Families – September 17
Kindergarteners left unattended at bus stop – September 15
WWII veteran honored for service in Maryland – September 15
Westtown supervisors disappointed with Sunoco – September 15
West Chester area Rotary teams rappel to new heights – September 14
Glen Acres students read to dogs – September 9
Fire damages East Brandywine home – September 8
Budweiser Clydesdale visits Brandywine Ace – September 8
WCU senior bikes across country, builds homes – September 5
Willistown crash leaves 1 in critical condition – September 3
Food, music and a garage sale in West Chester – September 2

August 2015
Clydesdales returning to West Chester – August 31
Past weaved into present through artwork in West Chester – August 30
Pre-K, schools concerned over state budget impasse – August 29
Kids learn how to grow, prepare healthy foods – August 28
Chester County SPCA taking over in Wilmington – August 26
Witness accounts of attack inside the Chester County Justice Center – August 25
West Chester Area School District blending together physical and digital classrooms – August 23
Chester County Book Company holds Teacher’s Tea for local teachers and librarians – August 22
West Goshen Police commended by DA – August 15
Tree to honor late Dr. Robert White – August 14
Pop-up art comes to West Chester – August 13
East Goshen supervisors uphold dog limit – August 11
Automated gates in borough garages in effect Monday – August 11
Local worries mount as state budget stalemate continues – August 10
Local school representatives speak out against state assessments – August 6
Bournelyf Camp to host 5K run Thursday – August 4
West Chester DNA project to show one community, ancestry – August 2

July 2015
Youth flourishing at Bournelyf Special Camp – July 31
Sewer pipe leak, Goose Creek contaminated – July 30
Children receive book bundles for summer reading – July 29
Kennett ‘base ball’ team celebrates 140 years – July 28
History train tours through West Chester – July 27
Locals react to House Bill 809 – July 25
Poets converge in East Goshen Park – July 24
Locksley Bridge to be stabilized – July 22
Bill would end towns’ rights to regulate off-campus student housing – July 20
Chester County SPCA giving dogs, cats a better chance of finding a home – July 19
What you can try and see during Pope’s visit – July 18
Parking garage gates to be closed 24 hours a day – July 16
Car dealership, apartment complex plans reignited along Route 202 – July 14
West Chester University senior to hike Appalachian Trail – July 14
Use of Naxolone saving lives across the county – July 10
East Goshen looking to keep dog ownership laws in place – July 8
Program makes sure boy remembers his father lost in war – July 6
Alert Fire Company parades past Independence Hall – July 4
120-year-old fountain being restored in West Chester – July 3
Sartomer, Arkema promote science in schools – July 1
Local teachers receive science kits for classroom
– July 1

June 2015
New Haven Pizza thanks firefighters with some ‘pies’ – June 30
Plan for Sunoco’s Mariner East 2 displayed for Chesco residents – June 30
County residents receiving easement notices – June 27
DA Hogan speaks at annual League luncheon – June 25
WCU students locked out of apartments – June 25
Disagreement over new AP government book – June 23
Collegium Charter founder, CEO retiring – June 21
4th Annual Trail Blazer Run draws over 300 – June 21
Collegium graduates 10th class – June 20
New trail in East Goshen a possibility – June 19
Residents want to save Locksley Bridge – June 17
3-Alarm fire causes ‘significant damage’ – June 16
First Swing teaches golf to people with disabilities – June 14
Henry’s Cupboard goes on the road – June 13
A call for fair funding for PA schools – June 11
Rustin graduates told to keep moving forward – June 9
WC East grads told to keep opening doors to future – June 8
Students and faculty of Fugett Middle School participate in holiday lip dub – June 7
East Bradford teacher honored by Phillies – June 6
From the costumes to actors, ‘Lion King’ a play no one should miss – June 5
Author teaches parents ways to stop yelling at their kids – June 3
Fit Kids For Life: Thousands of girls run in W.C. – June 2
Stetson students play basketball in support of heart health – June 1

May 2015
East Bradford completes trail, unveils plans for county – May 31
Three county covered bridges to be rehabilitated – May 29
West Chester approves final budget – May 28
East Goshen students turn to wax – May 27
Philadelphia Union’s Richie Marquez helps kids stay fit – May 24
Fern Hill Elementary students race for a cure – May 24
Faculty, students faceoff in charity basketball game – May 21
Laudenslager, Purnell take West Goshen Republic ticket – May 20
9 of 10 WCASD school board candidates win spot – May 20
WCASD Living History project brings together students, seniors – May 20
Norley, Jones claim wins in West Chester – May 20
Long wins Democratic primary for District Judge – May 20
WCU students add a little color to Philips Memorial – May 18
Four seeking two West Chester school board seats in Region 2 – May 17
Five seeking Democratic bid for W.C. Borough Council – May 17
Two seeking one West Chester school board seat in Region 3 – May 17
Four seeking two West Chester school board seats in Region 1 – May 16
Hillsdale student organizes charity yard sale – May 15
West Goshen approves settlement with Sunoco – May 14
Youth Leadership Program graduates 2015 class – May 13
Long, Vito meet for candidates’ forum – May 12
Track meet features West Chester elementary students – May 11
Relics of the past found from Civil War soldier – May 9
Rustin photo students perform a miracle for family – May 9
Family Lives On providing help for children – May 8
Costello visits Paoli trauma center – May 7
Kreutzmann book signing in West Chester – May 6
Penn Wood students learn from Jefferson – May 6
Toddler, family celebrate transplant anniversary – May 6
Peirce students learn about sustainability – May 5
Young boy volunteers at Women’s Exchange – May 3

April 2015
Armory one step closer to becoming a theater – April 29
West Chester school board OKs budget with tax hike – April 28
Player of the Year: Carreras full of integrity and talent – April 27
Coach of the Year: Henderson’s DiRico a real player’s coach – April 27
Boys Ice Hockey All-Area Teams – April 27
Player of the Year: Doucette a freshman wonder – April 27
Coach of the Year: Petrondi leads team to first championship – April 27
Girls Ice Hockey All-Area Teams – April 27
Four-legged friends take over Hibernia – April 26
Limb-itless Opportunities features prosthetics – April 25
Safe Harbor celebrates 20 years – April 25
Fugett students learn about ‘Life in Space’ – April 24
Lt. Gov. Stack visits students at WCU – April 23
WCU opens new walking trail – April 23
Chesterbrook Academy releases ladybugs for Earth Day – April 22
Hole-in-one at the West Chester library – April 22
Family collects nearly 20,000 pounds of food for needy – April 21
Team Josh continues to grow for Donor Dash – April 21
2 inducted into West Chester East Hall of Fame – April 21
St. Agnes students learn importance of immunization – April 20
‘Cougars Stomp Cancer’ 5K huge success – April 19
Residents discuss race, religion and more – April 19
Songs of the Civil War coming to West Chester – April 17
DEFY Foundation first of its kind – April 17
St. Agnes students sew pillowcases – April 16
West Goshen tables pumping station agreement with Sunoco – April 14
Grandparents and grandchildren to take over WCU – April 9
Glen Acres students spend morning shopping – April 8
Westtown pothole problem up to PennDOT – April 7
Collegium Charter School expanding this summer – April 6
Elementary schools raise thousands through jump rope – April 4
Local girls volleyball organization gives back to community – April 2

March 2015
Downingtown’s Lodge signed by NHL’s Winnipeg Jets – March 31
After 20 years, WCU Live! continues to be hit – March 31
West Chester Democrats involved in a spat – March 30
Residents brave cold for St. Agnes 5K – March 28
WCU gears up for 10th Relay for Life – March 28
WCASD forms ‘legislative action committee’ – March 27
Immaculata holds annual Empty Bowls event – March 27
Former Eagle joins Henderson student in inspirational program – March 23
Ice Hockey: Rustin claims back-to-back state titles with big third period – March 21
Ice Hockey: D-East’s magical run ends just short – March 21
Ice Hockey: Rustin, D-East to battle for state title – March 20
East Goshen Elementary artists displayed at Exton Mall – March 20
Ice Hockey: Bishop Shanahan defeats Lansdale Catholic for first girls ice hockey title – March 17
Ice Hockey: Unionville reclaims Flyers Cup title – March 16
Ice Hockey: W.C. Rustin dominates W.C. Henderson to claim Flyers Cup ‘A’ Title – March 16
Ice Hockey: Three-goal third period propels 13th-seeded Downingtown East to Flyers Cup AA Championship – March 13
Ice Hockey: Crestwood ousted from Flyers Cup – March 13
Ice Hockey: Henderson is championship bound – March 12
Ice Hockey: Malvern’s season comes to an end in Flyers Cup semis – March 11
Ice Hockey: Henderson advances to Flyers Cup semifinals – March 10
Ice Hockey Malvern Prep routs Roman Catholic in Flyers Cup opener – March 9
Ice Hockey: Bishop Shanahan defeats Unionville to play for first girls title in team history – March 9
Ice Hockey: Avon Grove beats undefeated DMA to win DSHA title – March 8
Ice Hockey: Great Valley’s best season comes to end – March 4
Ice Hockey: W.C. East upsets Downingtown East – March 3
Ice Hockey: Henderson rolls in Flyers Cup – March 3
Ice Hockey: Downingtown East advances to first round of Flyers Cup tournament after shutout of Pennridge – March 2

February 2015
Ice Hockey: Rustin claims Ches-Mont title – February 26
Ice Hockey: Rustin fights off Downingtown East onslaught – February 25
Ice Hockey: Oxford closes door on Hodgson in playoff opener – February 24
Ice Hockey: Christie sends Rustin to semifinals with OT goal – February 23
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
1980 U.S. Olympic hockey team reunites in Lake Placid for 35th anniversary – February 21
Ice Hockey: Henderson rolls to seal third place – February 19
Ice Hockey: Downingtown East needs just 64 seconds for win – February 18
Ice Hockey: Ches-Mont playoffs notebook – February 9
Ice Hockey: Oxford spoils Kennett’s senior night – February 8
Ice Hockey: Russell line leads charge for W.C. East – February 6
Ice Hockey: Rustin seniors honored as Golden Knights shutout Downingtown West – February 2

January 2015
Ice Hockey: Unionville routs D-East – January 30
Ice Hockey: Henderson seniors shine on their night – January 30
Ice Hockey: Malvern’s defense stymies St. Joe’s – January 29
Ice Hockey: Landry stars as Radnor ties Unionville – January 28
Ice Hockey: D-East fights back to tie Henderson – January 23
Kennett Superintendent Tomasetti back for 5 more years – January 13
Ice Hockey: W.C. East overcomes penalties to edge Patriots – January 10
Ice Hockey: Carle, D’Ginto lead D-West over Conestoga – January 8
Ice Hockey: Balanced scoring leads Unionville over D-West – January 6
Ice Hockey: Mistakes cause meltdowns for Unionville, D-East in tie – January 6
Ice Hockey: Six-goal first sparks W.C. East win over Spring-Ford – January 2

December 2014
2014-15 EPIHA, ICSHL All-Stars – December 28
Ice Hockey: Vikings’ win streak stopped – December 19

November 2014
Kennett School Board votes against banning book – November 11

October 2014
Ice Hockey: Giroux surprises local youth players in Downingtown – October 27
Football: Coatesville clinches National Division title – October 25
Unionville continues to fight against bullying – October 22
Football: Sun Valley can’t slow down Rustin in setback – October 10
Boys Soccer: Rustin battles out win over Henderson – October 9

September 2014
Football: Gordon, Sun Valley overpowers Kennett – September 27
Girls Soccer: Battle of keepers forces tie between Rustin, Downingtown East – September 24
Unionville student still out of school; no other cases reported – September 20
Boys Soccer: D-West headed in right direction – September 18
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
Tennis: Great Valley pushing for district spot with win – September 13
Kennett school board: Who should be allowed to voice opinions at meetings? – September 12
Boys Soccer: Peter ends Downingtown East’s losing streak – September 12
Sept. 11: Chester County remembers that fateful day – September 11
Residents cry out against proposed equestrian ordinance in Newlin Township – September 9
Girls Soccer: Rustin overcomes slow start to blank Shanahan – September 5
Unionville marching band takes the ALS challenge
– September 3
Football: Octorara gives up 22 points in fourth in loss to Fleetwood – September 2

August 2014
Avon Grove graduate competes in IRONMAN Lake Placid – August 28
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

July 2014
Good Neighbors has revamped over 250 homes in region – July 31
Two Kennett stores named Best of Philly – July 29
Motorcyclists say goodbye to firefighter with a ride in his honor – July 24
New Garden firing range close to opening – July 24
Six from Willowdale Chapel journeying to Africa – July 23
19th-Century base ball comes to Pa. – July 22
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
Debt forces college grads to move back home – July 10

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 grads told to never stop learning – June 14
Trouble comes in pairs for some at Oxford High School – June 11
Kennett school district OKs final budget – June 10
Possible coyote sighting puts school on alert – June 5
Unionville graduates its 91st class – June 4

May 2014
Kennett man survives mysterious illness – May 27
Two local students heading to West Point in the summer – May 22

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
Agreement reached between KCSD board and Education Association – April 15
A special homecoming for Ikkala, as Union wins National Title – April 13
D-West grad returns home to lead Union College in Frozen Four – April 9
Hillendale students train before school for 5K – April 2

March 2014
H.S. hockey All-Stars help fight hunger – March 30
Ice Hockey: Four-goal first enables West Chester Rustin to capture State Title – March 22
U-CF board looking to adopt 10-year plan for building repairs – March 21
Ice Hockey: Stueve, Downingtown East derail Unionville’s drive for five
– March 19
Holocaust survivor brings lessons to Kennett HS – March 19
Ice Hockey: Grande brothers spur Rustin to Flyers Cup Title – March 13
Unionville skates to ICSHL Girls Championship – March 11
Community raises $10,000 to help Kennett After Prom – March 9
Ice Hockey: West Chester East upended by Springfield in Flyers Cup Semifinals – March 8
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
Ice Hockey: Henderson survives frantic finish to capture Ches-Mont Championship – February 28
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
Ice Hockey: Rustin’s quick strikes power them past Unionville – February 21
Faulty smoke detectors found at New Garden Elementary – February 20
Unionville youth center idea proposed for unused barn – February 20
Kennett school board approves preliminary budget – February 17
Ice Hockey: Strachan stands tall in goal as Henderson rolls – February 7

January 2014
Kennett Square man takes a crack at Wing Bowl – January 31
Brandywine Valley Association readies for Polar Plunge – January 30
UCFSD board approves preliminary budget – January 26
Henderson roars past Shanahan on the ice – January 25
Heroin epidemic startles some at Kacie’s Cause Event – January 23
Rowing club looking to start at UHS – January 23
MLK Day brings volunteers to Hillendale – January 20
Ice Hockey: Shorthanded Downingtown West girls start fast, hangs on – January 18
Ice Hockey: Unionville girls get first blemish on record – January 10

December 2013
Real estate sales in southern Chester County on the rise – December 29
KHS All-American cheerleader heads to London – December 29
Ice Hockey: Senior line scores in bunches for Henderson – December 20
Don’t party too hearty: Local health officials see more business during holidays – December 20
Rustin gets revenge, skates past Downingtown West – December 14
Rain doesn’t stop Oxford’s Country Christmas celebration – December 12
Kennett Food Cupboard seeing constant increase in families – December 12
Unionville girls place 7th in nation – December 8
Downingtown East gets offensive in big win over Henderson – December 7

November 2013
Unionville girls continue to roll with win over Radnor – 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
School district considers starting JROTC program – November 16
Country singer films music video in Kennett – November 14

October 2013
Manzone resignation ignites firestorm over Sunshine Law violation – October 29
Unionville HS hosts event focused on Abraham Lincoln and the Civil War – October 26
Luukko shines for Vermont at Wells Fargo Center – October 26
Football: Rustin clinches division title – October 26
Local kid becomes Hollywood star – October 25
Unionville school board member resigns – October 23
Football: Kennett overcomes slow start to top Octorara – October 19
Unionville-Chadds Ford School District discusses enrollment increases – October 19
Hillendale fights water runoff with 600 trees – October 18
Football: Penalties mar Unionville’s shutout over Octorara – October 12
Little Smiles and Keenan Auto Body collect Halloween costumes for hospitalized children – October 6
Air Force Maj. Louis Guillermin comes home from Vietnam – October 4
Oxford’s Lawlor uses golf to overcome cerebral palsy – October 4

September 2013
Football: Oxford recovers from mistakes to outlast Octorara – September 28
Kennett’s Justin Barish joins all-girl volleyball team – September 26
New group moves forward with construction of airport hangars – September 26

July 2013
West Chester’s Lodge taken in 3rd round of NHL Draft – July 1, 2013