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Police reports |May 8, 2015

State Police Avondale Endangering >> Courtney Anne Pinto, 36, of Oxford accidently shot a gun into a garage in the 300 block of Union School Road in Lower Oxford Township on April 11 at 10 p.

Nuns from St. Rocco get ‘closer to God’ by flying for first time |Apr 29, 2015

NEW GARDEN>>John Tiplady, flight instructor at New Garden Flying Field, glanced at his computer at 6:45 a.m. Tuesday and didn’t like what he saw. Wind speeds of more than 25 mph were being predicted, and he knew flying a single-engine airplane in winds greater than 15 mph can be dangerous.

It’s official - it’s now Kennett Public Library |May 8, 2015

KENNETT SQUARE>>It’s official. The Bayard Taylor Memorial Library in Kennett Square is now the Kennett Public Library.

Police Reports |May 12, 2015

New Garden Marijuana >> On April 27, 2015 at 2:19pm, police observed a vehicle with an expired registration on W. Cypress Street. A traffic stop was conducted in the 700 block and contact made with the occupants.

Del Bittle pays bill for volunteers’ meals after supervisors reject it |May 26, 2015

EAST MARLBOROUGH>>When Del Bittle’s barn burned to the ground 25 years ago, he realized the importance of volunteer firefighters. It took eight fire companies all night to extinguish the blaze.

Kennett Public Library staff member earns national award |May 14, 2015

Ivy Noelle Weir, in charge of adult and young adult programming at Kennett Public Library, has been selected by the American Library Association (ALA) to participate in its 2015 class of Emerging Leaders.

Albert McCarthy honored for 42 years of police service |May 21, 2015

For Friends, family, coworkers, local officials, and other well-wishers formed an overflow crowd at Kennett Township’s headquarters on Wednesday night to thank Albert McCarthy for his 42 years of service to the area as a police officer and longtime chief.

Rubinstein’s in Kennett closing after 35 years in business |May 14, 2015

NEW GARDEN>> After 35 years in business in the Kennett Square area, Rubinstein’s, an office supply store, will close June 30.

Kennett school directors honor outstanding students, retiring principal |May 12, 2015

The members of the Kennett Consolidated School District School Board took time at their monthly meeting, which was held at Kennett Middle School, to honor students who had achieved at high levels in problem-solving competitions organized by the Math Olympiad, a national organization that stimulates enthusiasm for mathematics.

Willowdale Steeplechase - The upside of falling down |May 5, 2015

Trying not to fall into Spartanburg’s sewage treatment plant was a first and last consideration on every ride on Tommy Pierce’s ponies. That was South Carolina. When my family migrated north to Pennsylvania, we had a lot more country to ride over.

Two new part-time officers join Kennett Township police force; McCarthy still on paid leave |May 8, 2015

The officers, Richard Bell and Johnathan Ortiz, raised their hands and repeated the oath of office to District Judge Daniel Maisano as the Kennett Township supervisors and other spectators looked on.

New Kennett Square borough manager plans to lead Kennett Square to greater prosperity |May 21, 2015

KENNETT SQUARE>>The borough’s newest manager was born and raised in Kennett Square, doesn’t mind getting his hands dirty, and has plans to make the town even more vibrant.

Kennett High inducts NHS members |May 14, 2015

The Kennett High School Blue and White Chapter of the National Honor Society welcomed 2014-15 inductees at a ceremony and reception this spring.

Hicks, Kimmel vie for seat in East Marlborough |May 12, 2015

EAST MARLBOROUGH >> An attorney is trying to become the first female supervisor in next week’s Republican primary.

Unionville students win big in stock market game |May 15, 2015

EAST MARLBOROUGH>>Investing in the stock market can pay huge dividends, as long as the portfolio is diversified, the companies are researched, and it’s considered a long-term investment.

Art Watch: Don’t miss the Chester County Studio Tour |May 7, 2015

May is a month-long art tour-de force, starting with Gallery Walk in West Chester which took place May 1 and the biggest art event of the summer The Chester County Studio Tour on May 16 and 17, followed by The Downingtown Fine Arts Festival May 30 and 31.

Kennett Square gets new, refined historic district |May 19, 2015

KENNETT SQUARE>>By a 4-3 vote, council Monday night adopted an ordinance that creates a new, expanded historic district, disbands the borough’s historic commission, and creates a unified Historic Architectural Review Board.

Ideal weather draws record crowd for Kennett Run |May 16, 2015

KENNETT SQUARE>>Under mostly sunny skies, thousands of people attended the 26th annual Kennett Run Saturday in what officials said was a record year for participation.

Keith Knauss stalling U-CF teacher negotiations |May 18, 2015

Editor: In a recent Unionville Chadds-Ford Board meeting, Director Keith Knauss advocated for stalling the negotiations process so that the contract with UCF teachers expires and goes into status quo.

McCarthy announces plans to retire |May 14, 2015

KENNETT TOWNSHIP>>Police Chief Albert McCarthy, who has been on paid administrative leave since being involved in a car accident April 14 while on duty, has announced his retirement.

Kennett High student video producers score in 10-day challenge |May 7, 2015

A group of Kennett High school students have stepped up to the challenge, the 10 Day Film Challenge that is, and two have emerged as high scoring award winners. The high school students in Frank Vanderslice’s video production class took part in an intense project in which teams of students make a movie -- writing, shooting, editing and scoring it, in just 10 school days and only on the school campus.

Kimmel handily defeats Hicks for seat in East Marlborough |May 19, 2015

EAST MARLBOROUGH>>Christine Kimmel easily defeated Richard Hicks for a seat on East Marlborough supervisors by nearly a 3-to-1 margain, according to unofficial returns. If she wins the general election this fall, she will become the first female supervisor on the board.

Kennett student wins state and qualifies to National Technical Competition |May 26, 2015

Gilberto Correa, a senior at Kennett High School, won first place in the Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning and Refrigeration (HVAC/R) at the 48th Annual SkillsUSA Pennsylvania Competition, held in Hershey in April.

Police Log |May 28, 2015

KENNETT SQUARE Dog on the loose>>Kennett Square Police cited Cristian Padilla, 21, Kennett Square, PA, for Borough Ordinance 3-4(a) Prohibiting Pets to Run at Large after his dog was found running loose in the 500 block Center Street on April 28 at 12:41 am.

Massanari: Parents a big reason Unionville a top school district |May 28, 2015

Paula Massanari retires as principal of Unionville High School in a few weeks, and last week at a Longwood Rotary meeting, she shared why the Unionville School District continues to win accolades as being one of the best in the state.

Steeling in Kennett Square, and other great art happenings |May 28, 2015

Any casual strollers through Kennett Square in the past weeks would have been stopped in their tracks at the new public art sign for Philter coffee house in downtown Kennett Square across from Talula’s Table.