Chris Barber


Zone Editor

Chris Barber

Phone: 610-235-2658

Chris Barber is the editor of the Avon Grove Sun. She was previously southern bureau chief of the Daily Local News and editor of the Kennett Paper, earning honors in writing and photography.

Recent articles

  • General news

    Honoring a beloved founder

    OXFORD -- Friends and admirers of the late Richard Beards gathered to honor his memory and accomplishments at a reception on Sunday.

  • General news

    Scores gather to bless the motorcycles

    KENNETT — Black leather and fellowship marked the fifth annual Power Place Church blessing of the motorcycles on Sunday.

  • Avon Grove Sun Local

    Stoplight issues in Franklin

    FRANKLIN -- The township supervisors are having second thoughts about plans to install traffic lights at a treacherous corner given the effectiveness of stop signs installed two years ago.

  • Avon Grove Sun Local

    ‘Monty’ brings honors to AG robotics team

    LONDON GROVE -- Members of the Avon Grove Robotics Club, along with their robot “Monty,” recently bested 33 other teams by blocking mechanical “basketball” shots at a tournament.

  • Avon Grove Sun Local

    London Grove Friends celebrate 300 years

    WEST MARLBOROUGH -- Members of the London Grove Friends Meeting are looking forward to 10 months of special events to celebrate its 300th birthday.

  • Avon Grove Sun Local

    Fallen fireman takes a last ride

    LONDON GROVE – The firefighter who loved his family, community and good food was laid to rest Friday, carried to the cemetery in the back of the truck he helped restore.

  • Lead Story - home

    Franklin considers nursery update

    FRANKLIN -- The township planning commission responded favorably to a proposal by North Creek Nursery President Steve Castorani to put many of his small, individual greenhouses under one roof. The idea, he told them on Thursday was to increase the growing area and make the production process more efficient. He also wants to install a bathroom and a work area as well.

  • Lead Story - home

    West Grove fireman, head of pumper restoration, dies

    WEST GROVE -- West Grove Fire Company is mourning the death of First Assistant Engineer Mike Predmore, who passed away on March 6 after a short illness.

  • Avon Grove Sun Local

    Penn family unites to recover from fire

    PENN – Family members whose house was virtually destroyed by fires on Tuesday night and early Wednesday morning are gathering their resources to recover from the devastation.

  • Avon Grove Sun Local

    Chester County allures Philadelphia Flower Show

    PHILADELPHIA — They call it the Philadelphia Flower Show, but the range of contributors and visitors extends far beyond the city limits.