34 juniors will receive some level of recognition in fall
A “record-breaking” number of Unionville High students will be recognized by the 2014 National Merit Scholarship program next fall, Principal Paula Massanari announced Friday.
Massanari said the list includes a school record of 34 students, one of whom has since moved, who will be named ”commended,” ”semi-finalist” or “finalist.” She [...]
Human services director retires but will stay on until replacement is found
A retirement send-off for a longtime county administrator on Thursday came off good-naturedly a bit half-baked. That’s because Ruth E. Kranz-Carl, who has spent more than three decades in human services, only had one foot out the door.
“I had a real good roast set up, [...]
POCOPSON — Did you know that Pennsylvania townships were established to keep residents healthy and safe? Are you familiar with the roles and responsibilities of your township? On May 19, from 2 to 4 p.m., the township will open its doors to residents and the community.
The goal of the open house is to show what [...]
Aspiring rocket scientist and USC sophomore wins astronaut foundation’s scholarship
Jason Silverman, a 2011 graduate of Unionville High and aspiring rocket scientist, has won the University of Southern California’s 2013-2014 Astronaut Scholarship Foundation award.
Silverman, one of 28 students selected nationwide, was cited by the foundation for his “unique aptitude for research and ingenuity in science and [...]
State police said collision apparently caused when another driver turned in front of him
Updated at 11:50 to include firefighting affiliations
State police are investigating a two-vehicle fatal crash in West Bradford Township at 8:25 p.m. Wednesday night that claimed the life of a 27-year-old motorcyclist and volunteer firefighter.
Police said Robert D. Miller of West Chester was [...]
Henry Roosevelt’s short film earns first place at USA Film Festival
By Kathleen Brady Shea, Managing Editor, The Times
A Pocopson Township native’s short film about a boy chasing the sun continues to enjoy a meteoric rise.
“Native Boy,” a 20-minute narrative by Henry Roosevelt, 27, now a resident of New York City, took first place out of [...]
Joseph W. Carroll Jr. will mix drinks at fund-raiser for animal oncology foundation
After decades of practicing law, former District Attorney Joseph W. Carroll Jr. will try his hand at a different kind of bar on Thursday.
Carroll will serve as a guest bartender at a fund-raiser for the Veterinary Comparative Oncology Research Foundation (VCORF), a West [...]
Event to be held Saturday at Nemours Mansion & Gardens
The 5th Annual Hear We Go 5K Fun Run/Walk will be held Saturday on the grounds of Nemours Mansion & Gardens in Wilmington.
Refreshments, entertainment, and an education fair will follow outside the Nemours/Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children. Proceeds benefit programs related to hearing loss and hearing conservation [...]
Dan Navarro scheduled at the Kennett Flash on Friday
Billing himself as “a known abuser of acoustic guitars,” a longtime singer-songwriter is bringing his talents to the Kennett Flash on Friday.
For over thirty years, Dan Navarro has written, sung, played, and acted his way through a diverse career. A songwriter for artists who include Pat Benatar, [...]
Kennett Square Farmers Market will also open for season
Put some spring in your step by celebrating the seasonal opening of the Kennett Square Farmers Market followed by the Art Stroll on Friday.
The market will operate in the Genesis Walkway and along East State Street from 2 to 6 p.m. Vendors will showcase fresh produce, artisan [...]