La Comunidad to open Oxford health center

La Comunidad’s new Oxford Health Center is slated to open later this month. OXFORD — La Comunidad Hispana (LCH), a Kennett Square health and community services organization with more than 40 years’ history in southern Chester County, will open its first satellite location in Oxford this month. The LCH Oxford Community Health Center will be a full-service health center for primary, acute,...

Unionville uses strong ‘D’ special teams to hold off Oxford, 24-7

Sets up pivotal contest at Great Valley next week By Al Tustin, Staff Writer, The Times Unionville’s Trevor Gardiner blocks a punt by Oxford’s Dan Green, resulting in a safety. Gardiner has three sacks for the Indians. Jim Gill Photo. EAST MARLBOROUGH — Michelangelo’s David, it wasn’t. Unionville will take its, at times, sloppy and uneven win over Oxford, 24-7, Friday night, but it...

County gives Oxford $575K for Wheeler Blvd. improvements

Chester County Commissioner Kathi Cozzone, Betsy Brantner – Oxford Borough Manager, John Thompson – Oxford Borough Council member, Randy Teel – Oxford Borough Council member, Chester County Commissioner Michelle Kichline and Chester County Commissioner Terence Farrell. OXFORD — The Chester County Commissioners awarded the Borough of Oxford $575,000 of 2015 Community Revitalization Program...

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...