Friday, April 12, 2013
The facilities committee of the TE School Board hopes to reach an agreement with Tredyffrin Township to keep the tennis courts at Valley Forge Elementary School.
The tennis courts at Valley Forge Elementary School will stay, assuming Tredyffrin-Easttown School District and Tredyffrin Township can reach an agreement to make it happen. "What we propose is that we put forward to the township a draft of a new agreement between the school district and the township, which will preserve the courts going forward, as long as we can work out the details," committee chair Pete Motel said at the committee meeting Friday afternoon. Watch the attached video of the meeting. Motel began to discuss the "sticky wickets" involved in such an agreement, but interrupted himself—"Yes, press the applause button." The 30 or so residents in the audience applauded the decision. One of them, township supervisor Phil Donahue…
Thursday, April 11, 2013
The TESD Board's Facilities Committee will decide whether to recommend moving forward with demolition of tennis courts at Valley Forge Elementary School.
Will they stay or will they go? That's the question the Facilities Committee of the Tredyffrin-Easttown School Board will address Friday afternoon, as they decide what recommendation to make regarding removal of tennis courts at Valley Forge Elementary School. The committee will meet Friday at 2 p.m. at the school district's administrative offices, located at 940 W. Valley Rd. The tennis courts have been a hot-button issue since neighborhood residents received a notice in late March that the courts would be removed in a matter of days. The plan to remove the courts—in large part to offset new parking spots—has been in the works for months, but after a public outcry, the district agreed to postpone the demolition. At a special meeting last …
Monday, September 17, 2012
Lots of old friends and new faces from TE stopped by. Check out the photos here and click on the link in the story for tons more pics.
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Monday, September 17, 2012
Dozens of people from Tredyffrin and Easttown were on hand Sunday afternoon for the 20th annual Radnor Fall Festival on North Wayne Ave. in Wayne. It was a beautiful day for the event and lots of TE families stopped by the Patch table in the center of it all to say hi to Radnor Patch Editor Sam Strike and TE Patch Editor Bob Byrne. They also got to spin the prize wheel for some cool Patch swag. Here are a few of the photos of TE Patchers who stopped by. While you're there tag yourself in the photos and please "like" Tredyffrin-Easttown Patch. TE Patch's Facebook page is where we post more extensive photo galleries from community events. It's also the place to find lots of great local business coupons, deals and information about things …