A local soldier is helping the fighting in Ukraine; Filing a school district application to stop firing boards through masks; The Eagles trade shocks the NFL draft

Good morning Here are some of the top stories from around the region.


If you see the sun rising this morning, you better enjoy it. Once the clouds pass, they will stay close. Rains are expected in the afternoon, which will last until Wednesday morning. The temperature today will be 53 degrees.

CLICK HERE to check the local forecast.


Historic Chester County Courthouse (Photo by MediaNews Group)

West Chester County School is filing a motion to waive the requirement to remove board members for masks

Five members of the West Chester Area School Board, who were briefly removed from office by a Common Pleas judge overseeing the use of COVID-19 masks in county schools, acted within their legal responsibilities to provide a health and safety plan for students. , teachers and staff, according to a petition filed by district attorneys on Monday, asking to reject the parents’ request for their permanent removal.

Man accused of lethal shooting during Upper Marion drug deal begins

A man from Philadelphia acted with the specific intent to kill when he fatally shot another man in the head during a drug deal that went awry in a hotel room of the King of Prussia, a prosecutor told jurors. “The intent of the defendant was murder. The killing was premeditated, deliberate and deliberate, ”said Montgomery County Assistant District Attorney Gabriel Hughes in her opening statement to the jury when the trial for the murder of Jonathan Albert Tunnel began on Monday.

Volunteer veterans of Havertown from the Foreign Territorial Brigade of Ukraine

Like most Americans, Patrick Creed was outraged by the horrors of the war in Ukraine. But unlike most of us, a retired army ranger has the skills to actively engage in combat and went there as a volunteer. Creed, 54, said the Russian invasion had angered him to the core, and he was motivated by “the horrific views of what the Russians are doing and the fierce courage of the Ukrainians.”

Radnor to apply for a grant to clean up the West Wayne Preserve

Radnor officials hope some of the grant money could help clear a wooded park area owned by the township of Wayne. Last week, Commissioners Rednor approved a proposal to allow staff to apply for grants in hopes of improving water quality and reducing torrential flooding in the West Wayne Preserve area.

Murkowski, Romney returned Jackson, all but guaranteed confirmation

Republican senators Lisa Murkowski and Mitt Romney announced Monday night that they would vote to confirm the historic assignment of Judge Ketanjie Brown Jackson to the Supreme Court, giving presidential candidate Joe Biden a surge of bipartisan support and assuring her first. . Senators from Alaska and Utah announced their decisions ahead of a procedural vote to nominate candidates and while Democrats insisted on Jackson’s confirmation by the end of the week. Republican Sen. Susan Collins of Maine last week said she would support Jackson, noting her “star qualifications” as a federal judge, public defender and member of the U.S. Sentencing Commission.


Kansas players celebrate after a college basketball game against North Carolina in the final of the men’s four NCAA Finals, on Monday, April 4, 2022, in New Orleans.

Kansas returns to North Carolina, winning the title in three years

The big comeback in Kansas, as it will forever be known in history textbooks, is more than just one suffocating, brilliant 20-minute piece of Jayhawks basketball. The KU championship, recorded on Monday night, has its roots in 2020, when the Jayhawks were a team that was very keen on a fourth championship title in the program. Instead, it was KU’s 72-69 victory over North Carolina on Monday that brought back the fourth championship banner to Alain Fieldhouse. The Jayhawks insisted that they also share this with the 2020 team.

Eagles, Saints will exchange elections on a draft, including in the first round of 2023

The New Orleans Saints have added extra choices in the first round in case they want to target a defender on this month’s draft. On Monday, the Saints acquired two first-round picks from the Philadelphia Eagles as a result of a major asset exchange. The Eagles sent Saints No. 16 and 19 and the participant of the sixth round (№ 194) for the 18th general election, the third round (№ 101), the seventh round (№ 237), 2023. The participant of the first round and the second round of 2024.


Harlisville resident Bill Algea (left) and Glenside resident Austin Hart discuss a work of digital art created by local artist Deb Nyman, shown at the 59th annual exhibition at the Perkioman Valley Arts Center. The exhibition takes place at the Mennonite Heritage Center in Harlisville during April. (Photo by Colleen Algeo)

Exhibition of Friendship at the Perkiomen Valley Arts Center at the Mennonite Heritage Center

The Perkiomen Valley Art Center is holding its 59th annual exhibition for friends in April at the Mennonite Heritage Center, located at 565 Yoder Road in Harlisville. It is part of PVAC’s mission to create an environment that supports healthy creative self-expression in the visual arts. This show is one of many creative points where band members can showcase their work, receive awards, encourage others, and sell their work. This exhibition showcases new original works that novice and famous artists have worked on over the past few years. There are many works created in all kinds of environments and disciplines, including: oil paintings, acrylics, watercolors, egg tempera. There are also pastel drawings, photography, digital art and sculpture.

Back to top button