RSS Feed from The Southern Chester County Weeklies: The latest news from The Southern Chester County Weeklies: website: all stories The Southern Chester County Weeklies Tue, 28 Jul 2015 20:17:14 -0400 60 <![CDATA[OUR VIEW: Kennett Square must not withhold library funding]]> On Monday, July 20, Kennett Square borough council will vote on whether it will withhold funds from The Kennett Public Library. On July 6, in a letter to council, Mayor Matt Fetick asked council to consider this request.

Fetick is asking the borough to withhold, not terminate, funding until the borough gets a representative on the library's board of directors.

Fri, 10 Jul 2015 13:53:42 -0400 20150710141123 2015-07-10T13:53:42-04:00 2015-07-10T14:11:23-04:00
<![CDATA[New initiative will help local Latinos]]> The population of Hispanics in Chester County is growing by unprecedented numbers. In Chester County, nearly 7 percent are Hispanic, and that number grows by the day.

According to U.S. Census Bureau, there are roughly 54 million Hispanics living in the United States, representing approximately 17 percent of the U.

Mon, 06 Jul 2015 11:11:46 -0400 20150706111146 2015-07-06T11:11:46-04:00 2015-07-06T11:11:46-04:00
<![CDATA[New law could discourage volunteers]]> On April 20, 1999, 15 students and one teacher were killed at Columbine High School by two deranged students with a gun. On Oct. 2, 2006, five girls, aged 6 to 13, were killed in an Amish schoolhouse in Lancaster County by a 32-year-old milk truck driver. On April 16, 2007, 32 students and faculty members were killed at Virginia Tech by a lone gunman.

Tue, 23 Jun 2015 10:34:20 -0400 20150623104626 2015-06-23T10:34:20-04:00 2015-06-23T10:46:26-04:00
<![CDATA[There are more Del Bittle's in our community than we realize]]> A few weeks ago, East Marlborough supervisors received a request, at a public meeting, to pay $240 for the meals of 20 first responders at the Third Annual Thank You Party, scheduled for later this year. Shelley Mincer, a liaison for Newlin's Fire and EMC Support committee, said paying the bill would be a great gesture for the volunteers who help the community.

Fri, 05 Jun 2015 12:24:28 -0400 20150605195106 2015-06-05T12:24:28-04:00 2015-06-05T19:51:06-04:00