School board OKs proposed prelim budget

Unionville-Chadds Ford School Board directors voted to approve a proposed preliminary budget during a special meeting Monday night. That session came after a brief re-organization meeting in which Jeff Hellrung was voted in to serve another term as president and Steve Simonson as vice president. The proposed preliminary budget currently calls for more than $91 million in spending and revenue with tax increases in both…

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Decade to Doorways honors those ending  homelessness

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Some of the “Hometown Heroes” honored at the recent Decade to Doorways appreciation event for their dedication to preventing and ending homelessness in Chester County

Administrators and staff of Decade to Doorways, Chester County’s initiative to end homelessness, honored a number of organizations recently that are working to prevent – and eventually eradicate – chronic homelessness in the county. Representatives from nearly 40 groups attended the event and ten “hometown heroes” were nominated by their peers for their dedication to pursuing an end to homelessness within Chester County. Lauren Campbell,…

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Catherine Schilling of Kennett Square

Catherine Schilling, 96, of Kennett Square, formerly of Wilmington, and Naples, Fla., died Friday, Nov. 30, at Kendal-Crosslands Communities in Kennett Square. She was the wife of William Schilling who died in 2000, and with whom she shared 53 years of marriage. Born in Plainfield, N.J., she was the daughter of the late Jane Mackenzie Rothery and the late Claude Rothery. She was a graduate of…

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