After the Bell turns 25

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Students at Kennett Middle School take part in a small party celebrating After the Bell's 25th anniversary.

A volunteer after-school program for students at Kennett Middle School just turned 25, and there was a small party for the kids and the volunteers. The idea behind After the Bell was to give middle-schoolers something to do between the time school lets out and when their parents would get home from work. After the Bell came into being in January of 1999, just a…

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Police Log Jan. 31: Thefts, harassment, crashes

Pennsylvania State Police Media Barracks • State police are investigating the theft of a set of wheels and tires stolen from a 2024 Jeep Grand Cherokee belonging to David Dodge. The wheels and tires are valued at. $1,200. They were stolen sometime during the overnight hours between Jan. 10 and 11. • Police arrested two men from Delaware for shoplifting at Wegmans on Jan. 28.…

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