Archive for February 17th, 2018

William “Bill” D. Pratt of Kennett Square

William “Bill” D. Pratt, 81, of Kennett Square, died Sunday, Feb. 11, after a short illness.  Due to the loving care of his devoted wife, Bill was able to live out his life in the home he loved. Bill died surrounded by love. Bill was born and lived his entire life in beautiful Chester County. He attended Sanford School and was a proud member of the Class of ...


Photo of the Week: The Old Mill’s Stream

A stream runs past an old hydroelectric mill on Fairville Road. Built by the General Electric Co. in 1919, the generator at the mill provided electricity for the Dawson Family home in post-WWI Pennsbury Township. By the 1930s, though, the generator was no longer needed.  


$15 K in scholarships available 

Benchmark Federal Credit Union has opened a call for entries to Chester County area students as well as existing membership to compete for five college scholarships totaling $15,000. Three graduating high school senior students will each receive a $4,000 scholarship. Two students currently enrolled in an accredited higher-education institution will each receive a ...