In Other News

Drones: The newest technology in use at Unionville High School

By Fran Maye|

Jury could get case today in murder trial of Kennett grad

LANCASTER >> A Common Pleas court jury here could begin deliberating the fate of a Kennett Square man accused of killing his girlfriend in her dormitory room at Millersville University as early as this afternoon. ...

By Michael P. Rellahan @ChescoCourtNews on Twitter |


  • Crime

    Police reports

    State Police Avondale Barracks Wallet Found >> A multi-colored wallet containing $335 and a Starbucks gift card was found in a shopping cart in the Kennett Square Walmart in the 500 block of Schoolhouse Road in East Marlborough Township on March 26, police said.


  • News

    D’Amico selected as Mushroom Festival honorary chair

    Louise D’Amico selected as 31st Annual Mushroom Festival Honorary Chair


  • News

    Prosecutors oppose Pennsylvania AG Kane’s appeal to state court

    NORRISTOWN >> Montgomery County prosecutors oppose embattled Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen Kane taking an appeal of a county judge’s pretrial rulings to a state court.

    By Carl Hessler Jr. @MontcoCourtNews on Twitter |

  • Food

    National Pretzel Day is April 26; watch how Philly Pretzel Factory makes their pretzels

    National Pretzel Day is just around the corner — Tuesday, April 26 to be exact — and we got a behind the scenes look at how the Philly Pretzel Factory makes their soft pretzels to celebrate the event.

    By Ashley Campbell @TH_ashley on Twitter |

  • Sports

    Saxton: Fun time on tap with Dover vs. Pocono Celebrity Softball game

    Over the years I have participated in the Dover vs. Pocono Celebrity Softball game as a player and as a coach. I have enjoyed being part of the games with racers such as Carl Edwards, Dale Earnhardt Jr., Todd Bodine, Joey Logano, Kevin Harvick and others. However, I think age has caught up to me and I have declined invitation to participate. But that is no reason for readers not to head on out to the game and enjoy the fun.

    By Ernie Saxton For Digital First Media |

  • Sports

    Hendricks takes Twin 20 feature at Big Diamond

    BIG DIAMOND >> The forecast of afternoon showers and thunderstorms gave way to late-day sunshine which allowed for a great night of racing at Big Diamond Speedway as the sportsman took center stage on Friday night for their Twin 20 features. Former track champion Doug Hendricks, of Orwigsburg, scored the win in the first 20-lap feature while Brandon Grosso won the nightcap; his third sportsman win in four races at the track this year. Other winners on Friday night were Brett...

    By Ken Johnson For Digital First Media |

  • News

    Several hundred gather to bless the bikes

    KENNETT >> It has become a rite of spring at the Power Place Assemblies of God Church: the annual Blessing of the Bikes.

    Chris Barber

  • News

    President Bill Clinton stops at Penn’s Table in West Chester

    Diners at the popular Penn’s Table Restaurant in West Chester got a surprise visit Saturday morning from President Bill Clinton, who was in town campaigning for his wife, Hillary Clinton.

    By Michael P. Rellahan @ChescoCourtNews on Twitter |

  • Elections

    Live Blog Replay: Bill Clinton, Gabby Giffords rally in Montgomery County

    President Bill Clinton will host a get out the vote event with former Congresswoman Gabby Giffords and her husband Mark Kelly at Wissahickon Middle School today at 3:15 p.m. and you can follow live right here.


  • News

    Oxford School District to increase taxes 1 percent

    LOWER OXFORD >> During the Tuesday, April 19, school board meeting, the board voted to approve the proposed final general fund budget for the coming year in the amount of $65,663,336. This is an increase of 3.6 percent over the budget for the current year.

    By Marcella Peyre-Ferry For 21st Century Media |

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