Williams, Sappey and Kane announce $1.9 M in funding for new Kennett Library

Rep. Craig Williams (R-160), Rep. Christina Sappey (D-158) and Sen. John Kane (D-9) jointly announced the Redevelopment Assistance Capital Program award of $1.9 million in new grant funding for the Kennett Library. The three legislators worked together to secure the awarded funds as part of the 2021 grant cycle. “This project is part of an initiative to bring additional educational opportunities...

Letter: DA’s back pre-K to fight crime

To The Editor, The passage of the 2014-15 state budget included an important funding increase for future crime prevention – a $10 million increase for PA Pre-K Counts. What does Pre-K have to do with crime prevention? Considering that approximately 70 percent of our nation’s state prison population failed to receive a high school diploma, education is a pivotal factor between incarceration and...

Library thanks EM supervisors for support

Bayard Taylor continues to cope with cuts in state funding, need to transition toward digital products By Mike McGann, Editor, UnionvilleTimes.com The Bayard Taylor Memorial Library in Kennett Square. EAST MARLBOROUGH — Although it might seem counter-intuitive in this new digital age, use of local libraries continues on the upswing — especially at Bayard Taylor Memorial Library in Kennett Square. Donna...