Meeting to explore heartbreak of heroin abuse

Area father brings crusade to end scourge to Kennett High School  Andy Rumford (left) speaks with Police Chief Edward Zunino about the prevalence of heroin abuse in the region. A Kennett Square father who lost his 23-year-old daughter to a heroin overdose earlier this year is continuing his quest to raise awareness about the dangers of this readily available drug and prevent similar tragedies. Andy...

Time to scope out parade viewing spots

Annual Memorial Day crowd-pleaser kicks off at 10 a.m. Monday The annual Kennett Square Memorial Day Parade will honor the nation’s past and present military. KENNETT SQUARE — It’s time for spectators to stake out their viewing spot for the annual Memorial Day Parade on Monday, starting at 10 a.m. Organizers announced a slight change in the route on Monday for the more than 1,000 participants...

Unionville baseball wins league title

Win over Kennett gives Indians first Ches Mont American title Unionville pitcher Andrew Taylor shut down Kennett, Thursday, as the Indians clinched their first league title in more than a decade. KENNETT —For the first time since 2002, the Unionville High School baseball team clinched a league championship, defeating arch-rival Kennett, 13-2, Thursday night at NVF/KAU Field. The 15-3 Indians (15-2...

Unionville softball falls to Kennett, 5-1

KENNETT —Unable to mount much of an offensive attack, Unionville fell to Kennett — which clinched the Ches Mont American Division softball title, Tuesday night. The Blue Demons’ Brooke Harner pitched a complete-game,  five-hitter with seven Ks, leading Kennett (13-5, 13-6) to its first league title since 2009. The Blue Demons grabbed the lead for good in the third inning on Katie DeStefano’s...

Lesson in thrift, nutrition benefits Food Bank

Students learn to stretch their dollars while assisting needy    Participants in the third Food Check-Out, sponsored by the Chester Delaware County Farm Bureau, get recognition from County Commissioners Ryan Costello (left), Kathi Cozzone (third from right), and Terence Farrell (right). Susan Rzucidlo, who organized the project, is second from right. The Life Skills Advanced Placement class at...

Percussion to resonate at Unionville High Saturday

32 indoor drum line ensembles scheduled to perform  Unionville High Drumline Coach Cody Stafford (left) gives his musicians instruction before a recent performance. Drum roll, please: Unionville High will host the Norristown Regional Winter Guard International (WGI)  “Sport of the Arts” show on Saturday. The all-day event will feature 32 indoor percussion ensembles from six states in...

Multiple high-school bands to showcase talents

   Annual Unionville cavalcade a family-friendly musical event The Unionville High School Marching Band will perform its 2012 show, “Baseball: An American Tradition,” at the Oct. 20 “March on the Brandywine” cavalcade. Trumpeting family-friendly marching orders, the Unionville High School Marching Band promises an evening of musical excitement and pageantry for spectators...

Kennett gets down 9-1 rallies to win 22-11 over Braves, fall to Sox in finale

Colts fight through injury plagued season, finish in top six of the league  By Dave Conard Sports Editor, UnionvilleTimes.com   ROYERSFORD—There is something special about being apart of an American legion baseball team.   Sure it’s nine guys playing together and yes the rules, with the exception of a few local leagues, which play nine innings or use wood bats, are generally the same...

Top of the Tribe/ Blue Demon Files – Ethan Sarosi

10-year hurler leads KAU to new heights as they battle in districts By Dave Conard Sports Editor UnionvilleTimes.com KAU right-hander Ethan Sarosi has set the tone, we caught up with him. EAST MARLBOROUGH- With the dog days of summer quickly approaching, it’s time to get our student highlight feature going for the upcoming fall season.    Send article as PDF   ...

Stars shine for KAU in District 28 tourney

Despite battling through loser’s bracket with three straight wins, title hopes vanish with 12-2 loss to Avon Grove By Dave Conard Sport Editor, UnionvilleTimes.com   E.J McKinney guns down a runner at the plate after making a great snag on the ball. LIONVILLE—In baseball, as in life, some times things just don’t go your way, such was the case for the KAU All Stars as they came up short...