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

  • General news

    Veterans groups replace stolen cemetery markers

    KENNETT SQUARE >> The Kennett Square American Legion and VFW have joined to replace 157 veterans markers that were stolen from local cemeteries in mid-July.

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    Oxford woman elated over receipt of royal letter

    OXFORD >> Sis Ennis has had a lot of dreams come true in her 95 years, but few experiences rank as high on her scale as the day she got the card from England’s Royal Family on July 29.

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    Ivan Stoltzfus arrives in California

    Ivan Stoltzfus, the Honey Brook man who in late April rode through southern Chester County on his tractor en route to the Pacific Ocean, arrived at his destination a little over a week ago.

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    Corn harvest begins for Chester County Food Bank

    HIGHLAND >> It’s a little late this year, but corn is now on the menu for participants in the services of the Chester County Food Bank.

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    Local woman helps pass anti-ivory legislation

    Landenberg >> Jen Samuel said when she was growing up in Landenberg she loved animals — especially dolphins and butterflies. Then in college she learned about elephants — an endangered species with so many unique and impressive qualities that she decided to do something to ensure their survival.

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    Guests search history at Primitive Hall

    Visitors explore local history at Primitive Hall

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    The freestones are coming

    LONDON GROVE -- If ever there was a good week to follow the doctors’ nutritional advice, it’s now.

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    Open for guests

    LONDON GROVE -- The dreams of a little boy are blossoming into full flower in the form of Chenoa Manor, an animal sanctuary owned and operated by veterinarian Rob Teti. There on a 25-acre farm that sits on the line between London Grove and New Garden, about 230 animals live in peace, never having to worry again about predators, the slaughter house or starvation.

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    Summer readers celebrate with ‘Star Wars’ heroes

    PENN -- The Avon Grove Library held a summer reading wind-down party for the kids who have been participating in the program throughout the summer. The appearance of a Star Wars Crew was the icing on the cake for the events that have attracted them to the library in West Grove for the past two months.

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    Local couple hosts former residents

    CHADDS FORD -- The owners of a historic Chadds Ford home along Baltimore Pike hosted the house’s former owners during a sentimental reunion on Saturday.