Penns Grove students learn to ‘Think Kindness’

During the recent Think Kindness assembly at Penn’s Grove Middle School, several students were nominated by faculty and staff members as the school’s first “Kindness Ninjas” for displaying random acts of kindness in their classes, the hallways and cafeteria. The students are pictured with, second row from left, Think Kindness president and founder Brian Williams and guidance counselor Marisa...

What To Do: It’s holiday excitement from wall to wall

Ballet, candlelight tours, shows, music — everything to get you in the holiday spirit By Denny Dyroff, Staff Writer, The Times The Brandywine Ballet’s “The Nutcracker” will have eight performances now through Dec. 21 at West chester University. For families as well as fans of the arts, one of the most popular annual holiday activities each year is attending a performance of the classic ballet...

Good Stuff: Positive news from Downingtown to Kennett

“Good Stuff’ is back; highlighting positive happenings around Chester County packaged in a fun, easy-to-read-format.  Got ‘good stuff’ to share?  Like what you see? Let us know: email kim@chescotimes.com. (Submissions due by 15th and 30th monthly; all content subject to editorial review.) Red Devil Pride:  Avon Grove High’s Robert Evans, Anna Wright, Kira Russell and Adam Gaerity recently...

New Garden gets report on permanent police station

Supervisors hear array of options, challenges for new facility  By Kathleen Brady Shea, Managing Editor, The Times Former New Garden Township Supervisor Bob Norris (right) addresses the board as Police Chief Gerald R. Simpson, who assisted him in compiling a report on a new police facility, looks on. Whether the provisionally-housed New Garden Township Police Department remains on its own or becomes...