Archive for May 15th, 2016

Popular parade keeps focus on veterans

The 2016 Kennett Square Memorial Day Parade kicks off at 10 a.m. on Monday, May 30.

At this time of year, it takes a large binder to contain all of the information relevant to the 2016 Kennett Square Memorial Day parade – details ranging from how many Scouts will participate to how many water bottles will be needed. According to Historic Kennett Square, Bill Taylor, the parade chairman and the owner of Taylor Oil & Propane, is seldom seen ...

 
 

Garage sale to benefit historic schoolhouse

During a time when Pocopson Township’s renovations of the Barnard House stirred rancor as the costs to restore the early 1800s Underground Railroad stop kept rising, another historic renovation project progressed without making headlines. Pocopson Township purchased the Locust Grove Schoolhouse, one of three one-room schoolhouses originally located in the township, ...

 

Rabbinic Reflections: Grounding competitiveness

We are all coming up empty. Striving for success as measured by grades, degrees, and dollars has hollowed out our souls. We have taken to competing against our own limitations to feel accomplished. It is high time we looked down at the basis for our efforts. As an educator, I am keenly aware of the dangers of a school turning into a hamster-wheel of learning, how to ...