L.C. Bird’s André McLean is headed back to the state track meet hoping to improve on last year’s 13th place finish in the 3,200 meter. Last week, he overcame oppressive heat, finishing fifth in the 1,600 meter and sixth in the 3,200 meter. He will represent the Central Region in both of those races next week at Sports Backers.
Chester native Michael Covert returned home from his first international swimming experience in Ireland ready to teach Quest swim team the power of team work, according to information from head coach Dudley Duncan.
Being ranked No. 1 carries a lot of pressure in sports. You’ve got a constant target on your back; you’re exposed to more pressure and, most of the time, more scrutiny. More eyes watch you because, well, you’re the best.
Wednesday, June 2
Board of Supervisors/School Board Liaison Committee. 8:30 a.m. School Board Administration Building, 9900 Krause Road.
Board of Zoning Appeals. 1 p.m. – 5 p.m. Public Meeting Room, County Administration Building, 10001 Iron Bridge Road.
Chester Choices Book Discussion Group. 10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Chester Library. Julia Child’s My Life in France will be discussed. Details: 748-6314.
Chester Rotary Club Meeting. 7:30 a.m. Wild Rose Café, Chester Square.
Chester was a rural village for much of the 20th century. A two-lane road meandered from the Courthouse to Enon and on to Hopewell, with timber and small farm plots abutting what was almost a country lane, and it wasn’t until 1990 that the final section, through the Chester village itself, was widened to its current five lanes.
Though the Planning Commission found that using Chester Middle School as a ninth grade academy complies with the comprehensive plan, the commissioners made no secret of their frustration with the School Board last week.
The first of several planned free-standing CVS Pharmacies in the area will soon start going up at intersection of Centralia Road and Route 10.
At the request of the applicant, the Planning Commission deferred a request last week from Shoosmith Bros. Inc., which has asked the county to lift three conditions placed on its operations during the landfill’s 1997 expansion.