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  • Sports

    Spotlight of the Week: Kennett Y swimmer is All-American

    HOCKESSIN, Delaware >> Alicia Diaz can’t remember exactly when it was that she realized she was a really good swimmer, but she guesses it was when she was about 9 years old.

    Chris Barber
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  • Opinion

    Aunt and uncle find worms in blackberries

    A couple of weeks ago, I had my first opportunity to visit my aunt and uncle at their new “digs” at a retirement center near Princeton, New Jersey. Knowing how much I love gardening, before I left, they showed me their plot in the center’s community garden. There wasn’t much produce left at this time of year — there were some zinnias, a few herbs and a dwindling squash vine — but they had had a lot of fun and enjoyed some great vegetables from it...

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  • Sports

    Boys Soccer: Wood’s save fuels Warriors

    WEST CHESTER >> With time expiring in the first half, James Wood saw Avon Grove’s Jamie Pettus coming toward him in a one-on-one breakaway.

    By Jeff Kerr jkerr@dailylocal.com @jeff_kerr on Twitter |

  • General news

    Superintendent comments on Class Pride Day

    PENN >> Avon Grove School District Superintendent Christopher Marchese wants to get the disruptive behavior out of Class Pride Day at the Avon Grove High School. During the Thursday, Sept. 11 school board meeting, Marchese talked about the good and bad of the annual event that has been an issue in the district for years.

    By Marcella Peyre-Ferry 21st Century Media |

  • Sports

    Football: Missed opportunities spell doom for Lincoln

    LOWER OXFORD >> A little more than a week removed from a big win over arch-rival Cheyney in its season opener, a game played before a packed house and a national TV audience, Lincoln took the field against North Carolina Wesleyan in a downpour, before a sparse crowd.

    By Bill Rudick Brudick55@gmail.com |

  • Our say

    Emergency notifications: No more government mandates!

    Following an unprecedented water main break that left just about every household in Kennett Square without water last Sunday, residents are demanding emergency notifications be done in a better way.

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  • Opinion

    In any season, expanded Meadow Garden informs and delights

    This past June, with an appropriate amount of fanfare and celebration, Longwood Gardens opened the gate to its newest accomplishment: the expanded Meadow Garden. The meadow had always been there, but for those who wanted to enjoy Nature away from the crowds, there was nothing to do, really, but to walk the loop trail.

    By Pam Baxter |

  • Opinion

    Under 26? Stay on your parent’s health plan

    In their quest to land a job, any job, many young adults will sacrifice what used to be called “fringe benefits” to gain a foot in the door. But many entry-level jobs either offer no healthcare benefits, or the employee’s cost share is prohibitive for someone barely making minimum wage. Add to the equation that most 20-somethings are in good health and rarely visit the doctor and it’s easy to see why many will forego health insurance in favor of paying other...

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  • General news

    Skateboarders come from afar to Franklin event

    FRANKLIN >> The wheels were spinning on the pathways at Crossan Park Sunday as more than 50 skateboarders from miles away showed up for a competition.

    Chris Barber
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  • General news

    Oxford council addresses taxing issues

    OXFORD >> Oxford Borough Council meeting started early on Monday to discuss the first draft of the budget for 2015. At this point there is no tax increase proposed, but there was discussion of where items might need to be increased.

    By Marcella Peyre-Ferry For 21st Century Media |

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