Archive for July 19th, 2016

Lawful gun owners should prepare to lead

Eddie L. Moye, a retired 25-year veteran of the Pennsylvania State Police discusses what legal gun owners need to know if they find themselves in an active shooter situation.

When legal gun owners with carry permits find themselves in an active shooter situation, they need to step up and take the lead in making sure people stay safe. They also need to be responsible and know what the law says about when they can shoot. Those were the basic takeaways from a seminar on surviving an active shooter situation held in Media on Monday night. ...


Art Watch: Wall to wall beauty in area schools

At the end of the school year, several Chester County schools completed huge beautification art projects that have transformed areas of their school environments into vibrant, joyful creative spaces. Greenwood Elementary School, in Kennett Square, just finished a large mosaic mural project for their lobby entrance, headed by Elementary Art Teacher Meghan Bergman. A ...


Borough meeting spotlights sidewalks, police

Community policing and sidewalks dominated the Kennett Square Borough Council meeting on Monday, July 18. Borough Council President Danilo P. Maffei began the meeting with a moment of silence for all of those suffering in the wake of recent incidents of violence directed at the police. During public comment, two residents extended praise to the Kennett Square Police ...


Coming soon: Slide Show

Gallery of Chester County Artists On Exhibit No slides are available in this gallery


Chesco mosquitoes test positive for West Nile

A mosquito sample collected in Tredyffrin Township on July 7 has tested positive for West Nile virus, the first mosquito sample that has tested positive in 2016, according to the Chester County Health Department. The Chester County Health Department sets mosquito traps to collect and test adult mosquitoes for West Nile as part of routine surveillance. Traps are ...


Photo of the Week: Granogue

Granogue, the Dupont mansion as seen from Smithbridge Road, looks as if it should be in a fairy tale.