Police: 2nd child-luring incident fabricated

Updated at 7:10 p.m. For the second time in about a month, state police issued an alert about an attempted child luring; however, further investigation revealed the incident had been fabricated,  police said in a second press release on Tuesday, Feb. 23. The first release said a juvenile girl was waiting for her bus on Tuesday, Feb. 23, a little after 8 a.m., in the…

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Pocopson’s past board decisions back in play

Residents in bucolic Pocopson Township got a reminder at the supervisors’ meeting on Monday, Feb. 22, that some of the actions of past boards are not set in concrete. The supervisors indicated that several issues, including the future of the Barnard House and the earned-income tax (EIT), would be revisited and thoroughly reviewed, and they voted to undo one previous action: the authorization of an…

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School board delays vote on decile rankings

Unionville-Chadds Ford School Board directors on Feb. 22 tabled a vote on whether or not to stop reporting students’ decile rankings to colleges and universities. The decile ranking divides students into 10 categories based on their grade point average. It reflects their standing within the class, whether they are in the top 10 percent of the class or lower. Currently, the district includes those rankings…

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Art Watch: Art in motion

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Highspire Ballet Academy by Brian Eppley

This Saturday, February 27th, the Highspire Ballet Academy in Downingtown will be hosting a unique event that will be a thrill to all your artistic senses. From 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. there will be a multiple live sessions of art and movement. Under the directorship of Gleidson Hoffmann, ballet dancers will perform throughout the day. The youngest students will start in the morning, followed…

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