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Police Log |Aug 22, 2015

State Police Avondale Barracks Ladder >> Somoene placed a ladder in the rear of a property in the 10 block of Hillspring Road in Pennsbury Township between July 31 and Aug. 10, the actor then came to retrieve it, police said.

New principal plans to make Kennett High School even better |Aug 25, 2015

KENNETT SQUARE>>A few years ago, Kennett High School was recognized by Newsweek as being in the top 6 percent of high schools nationwide. Kennett High’s new principal, Jeremy Hritz, wants to see if he can improve on that percentage.

Prized $1,000 painted mushroom stolen from sidewalk of Kennett Square |Aug 21, 2015

KENNETT SQUARE>>One of eight painted showcase painted mushrooms that was to be used in a fundraiser at the 2015 Mushroom Festival was stolen sometime Thursday night on the sidewalk of Kennett Square’s historic district.

Yoga, Muay Thai studio opens in Kennett Square |Aug 24, 2015

KENNETT SQUARE>>Years ago, Leslie Benetetti ran a property development firm and dealt with a lot of people. She was overworked, overwhelmed and it was taking a toll on her life.

Tick Tock Early Learning Center gets grants |Aug 22, 2015

Tick Tock Early Learning Center in Avondale, has secured grants which will help the organization to provide high-quality, reliable, educational child care to the children of the underserved working families of Southern Chester County.

Vintage planes soar skyward at New Garden show |Aug 22, 2015

New Garden >> All eyes were on the sky as the New Garden Flying Field presented its 44th annual show this weekend.

Local scouts restore forgotten cemetery in West Marlborough |Aug 23, 2015

WEST MARLBOROUGH >> A local, long-forgotten dilapidated military cemetery received some tender love and care on Sunday, when Will Horstmann, an Eagle-scout hopeful, restored the cemetery with some of his fellow scouts.

Willow Tree Hospice supports His Mission |Aug 26, 2015

The staff and volunteers of Willow Tree Hospice, as well as a number of members of the Community, heard the call of His Mission. Recent meetings and articles have highlighted the need of support for His Mission, a homeless shelter in the heart of Kennett Square.

Routes 1 and 10 to be repaved |Aug 27, 2015

Construction is set to begin next week on a PennDOT project to repair deteriorated pavement on two state highways in southern Chester County, state Senator Andy Dinniman said today.

Upland pioneering new student-centered learning method this year |Aug 27, 2015

This week Upland Country Day School is starting the school year as the second middle school in the nation to incorporate the Harkness teaching method and Harkness tables at the middle school level across all core courses.

Benefit concert coming to Anson Nixon Park Sept. 27 |Aug 27, 2015

Anson B. Nixon Park is hosting Rock the Park, a ticketed live music concert by local sensation Love Seed Mama Jump, on Sunday, Sept. 27. Park gates open at 3 pm and the show runs from 4 to 7 pm. Proceeds from ticket sales benefit the Park’s reforestation efforts.