CHESTER – The Chesterfield Center for the Arts has a new donor Dr. and Mrs. Baxter Perkinson Jr. stepped up to help the Center move closer to its goal. Dr. Perkinson and family will contribute to the center’s foundation building fund and pay for some of the operation costs... Read more
BENSLEY – Elvis lives! Sorta. Seniors at Bensley Community Center recently got to experience an afternoon with Elvis tribute artist, Wrenn Mangum. It was a musical step into the past, and the audience loved it. Bensley Community Center hosted the potluck luncheon Aug. 15. The event had an overwhelming... Read more
A sign of an excellent program, one that has reached dynasty levels, is an 11-1 season being considered an off year. That’s exactly what L.C. Bird did last year, falling short of its fourth consecutive 5A state championship as they fell to Hermitage in second round. The Skyhawks have... Read more
A senior-laden group pushed Thomas Dale to their best playoff performance since they won the 2009 state championship under head coach Vic Williams. The Knights won three playoff games, defeating Woodbridge, C.D. Hylton, and Cosby before falling to Oscar Smith in the 6A state semi-finals. “These guys had lots... Read more
“Wake up Otto, wake up,” said Safety Officer Micky Grodski at the Chester Library on Friday. Otto, a talking miniature car, participated in the bus safety event conducted by Grodski for children entering kindergarten and riding a school bus for the first time. Nearly 30 children attending got a... Read more
Guy Rose began reading comic books at the age of seven. By the time he was 11, he was a collector and from that time his collection grew like the cast in the latest X-Men movie. Rose, 62, has been collecting comic books for 53 years. His involvement in... Read more
As the rain gave way, the grillers at Bensley Community Center bravely cooked 550 hot dogs, preparing for the National Night Out crowd to arrive. Fortunately, the elements saw fit to grant mercy on the community and the sun soon was shining. “With everything going on in the country,... Read more
With a life mission of water safety, Barbara Miller has taught hundreds how to swim and be water-safe. Along with teaching children how to swim, for the last 20 years she has been the swim coach for a championship swim team, the Dolphins, at the Chester Recreation Association (CRA).... Read more
The communities of Enon Elementary and Beulah Elementary are gathering to help decide how their new school buildings will look. Community members will see the school design, review options for how the exterior of their school might look, and vote on the facade they prefer during these meetings: The... Read more
Before he’s even stepped on a high school football field, his name is already known. If one hasn’t heard, here’s your chance. Chris Tyree. More importantly, college recruiters have already learned his name. As a result, the rising freshman at Thomas Dale picked up his second offer this past... Read more