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

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    Expanding service

    LONDONDERRY >> When Darlene Sullivan looks back on her 27 years of training service dogs, she recalls Year One when there was only herself and one dog at her house. But that didn’t last long.

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    Avon Grove Charter PTO will host farm-to-table dinner

    LONDON GROVE >> In the spirit of the legend that true love and home grown tomatoes are the only two things that money can’t buy, the folks at the Avon Grove Charter School are hosting a dinner to consume what’s grown on campus. That way, friends and parents they can taste what comes from the heart of the school.

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    Mushroom Festival coming this weekend

    KENNETT SQUARE >> Are you ready for the mushrooms? They’re back.

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    Joe Pitts looks back on 44 years in office

    EAST MARLBOROUGH >> For conservative Congressman Joe Pitts, his political career began simply with some cardboard posters and a couple of two-by-fours. That’s how he recalled his first successful campaign to fill the about-to-be-vacated 158th seat in the Pennsylvania House of Representatives in 1972.

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    YMCA crowd greets Runge and her medal

    PENN >> Olympic Gold Medalist Cierra Runge returned to her roots at the Jennersville Y on Monday and was greeted by a warm and loving crowd of friends and admirers.

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    Kennett Symphony delivers a winner at Longwood Gardens

    EAST MARLBOROUGH >> The Kennett Symphony of Chester County punched a powerful program of international music into a heavy, hot and humid atmosphere on Saturday night at Longwood Gardens with great vigor and success.

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    Runge swims for a gold

    LONDERRY >> The little girl who at age four told her parents she would someday swim in the Olympics did just that. And to sweeten that hope, Octorara High School graduate Ciarra Runge brought home a Gold Medal 16 years later.

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    Local equestrian comes home with a Bronze

    WEST MARLBOROUGH >> Equestrian Phil Dutton arrived home from the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro this week with a Bronze Medal and a smile on his face.

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    Bikers ride the county for the VFW

    KENNETT SQUARE >> A band of bikers headed out from the Kennett Square VFW Post 5467 on Saturday for the purpose of raising money for veterans.

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    Backpack giveaway attracts kids to store

    LOWER OXFORD >> Saturday was a great day to buy or get service on a cell phone, because all the Verizon retailers in the United States were giving away free backpacks.