Unionville overpowers Kennett in second half, 34-14

Indians’ one win from clinching tie for Ches Mont American title Unionville’s Bryce McManus looks to shut down a throw by Kennett Quartback Jake Dilcher, Friday night. Jim Gill photo. By Al Tustin, Staff Writer, The Times KENNETT SQUARE — Regardless of their respective records, there’s one game that the Unionville and Kennett High School football teams circle on their schedule: when...

Love Seed Mama Jump to rock Nixon Park, Sept. 18

KENNETT SQUARE —  Rock the Park 2016, a live concert by local sensation Love Seed Mama Jump, is planned for Kennett Square’s Anson B. Nixon Park on Sunday, September 18. The Park gates at North Walnut Road in Kennett Square open at 2 pm.  Due to a huge turnout in 2015, Love Seed Mama Jump is returning for what promises to be another great show that will get the audience up on their feet and dancing....

What To Do: Cinco De Mayo in Kennett

Also, Sheep and Wool Day, and Goats By Denny Dyroff, Staff Writer, The Times Cinco De Mayo is day for partying — one of the biggest party days of the year for the people of Mexican descent. But, just as you don’t have to be Irish to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day, you don’t have to be Mexican to celebrate Cinco De Mayo. With the huge Hispanic population in southern Chester County, Kennett...

Info sought on attempted child abduction in Kennett

KENNETT — Local school authorities put word out late Wednesday that a Kennett Consolidated School District Student had been the victim of a possible “attempted luring or kidnapping” after getting off the school bus on Route 52, near US-1, Wednesday afternoon. The student involved was not harmed and made his way to his home safely.    Send article as PDF   ...

Unionville overpowers depleted Kennett, 42-7

Unionville’s Trevor Gardiner chases down Kennett Quarterback Mitch Kosara during Friday night’s game. Jim Gill photo. Boon scores 3 TD; Indians could clinch tie for league title next week By Al Tustin, Staff Writer, The Times EAST MARLBOROUGH — When Kennett drives the handful of miles up Route 82 to visit neighboring Unionville for a football matchup, the passions always run high. While...

Relay for Life almost doubles fundraising

Relay for Life participants on track at Unionville High School, during the event this past weekend. EAST MARLBOROUGH — The Kennett – Unionville Relay for Life concluded Saturday morning, June 6, with more 400 people having participated and raising over $60,000.   This was an increase of over 60% in participants and over 70% in funds raised from last year.  All the funds raised support the American...

Kennett-Unionville Relay For Life this Friday

EAST MARLBOROUGH — The Kennett-Unionville Relay for life will start at 6 PM Friday evening, June 5 at the Unionville High School track.  This event is targeted to raise over $45,000 for the American Cancer Society to support groundbreaking research and patient needs.  So far over 250 people on 29 teams are signed up, and have raised over $30,000. Activities planned in addition to walking or running...

Chester County’s Underground Railroad remembered

Kennett Historical Commission details township, county role in leading slaves to freedom By Jacqueline Kennedy, Correspondent, The Times A map of some of the sites where Chester County residents housed newly-free slaves before and during the Civil War. KENNETT — The Kennett Township Historical Commission held its annual meeting earlier this month that featured a presentation titled “Follow...

Letter: Hoffman cites reasons to run for Kennett supervisor

To The Editor: In the last four years, there’s been a big change in the Kennett Township Board of Supervisors.  Over two elections, voters soundly ousted an ‘old guard’ that ran the township and elected Scudder Stevens and Richard Leff who are committed to transparency and accountability. Since then, the Township checkbook has been put online, a professional audit has been conducted,...

It’s time for some ‘Good Stuff’ Chester County Style!

The popular ‘Good Stuff’ column is here! Be sure to help us keep the ‘Good Stuff’ coming; email your positive ‘stuff’ to kim@chescotimes.com today.  Submissions are due the 15th & 30th monthly and are subject to editorial review. Leading “Lion”… Lincoln University’s head football Coach, Ramon Flanigan ‘gives back’ by hosting a motivational...