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Girls Swimming: Locals off and running at districts

By Kieran McCauley kmccauley@dailylocal.com @k_mac_14 on Twitter |

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  • News

    New Garden’s Simpson named officer of year

    WEST CHESTER >> As he accepted the Law Enforcement Officer of the Year Award from Chester County District Attorney Thomas Hogan on Friday, New Garden Police Chief Gerald Simpson was virtually surrounded by a physical manifestation of the attitude that he — and others also honored in the ceremony — received the award with.

    By Michael P. Rellahan mrellahan@dailylocal.com @ChescoCourtNews on Twitter |

  • News

    Boomers is closed, but still holds happy memories

    LONDON GROVE >> The southern Chester County destination that many children chose as their favorite party site closed on Jan. 4 because of what the owner said was lack of income.

    Chris Barber
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  • Sports

    Ice Hockey: Snowden, Poco lead Oxford rout against Newark

    NEWARK, Del. >> Oxford sophomore goalie Ryan Snowden had a shutout on Friday night, including four saves in the last minute to preserve the goose egg and secure the 7-0 win over Newark in a divisional match-up at the Pond.

    By Andrei Radu sports.kennettpaper@ gmail.com |

  • Sports

    Girls Swimming: Avon Grove girls capture first Ches-Mont League title

    Caln >> Entering this season, the Avon Grove girls swimming program had zero Ches-Mont League titles, they never beat West Chester Henderson, and only had one winning season in school history. Throughout 2015 they have been racking up accomplishments. They captured their second-winning record, and defeated West Chester Henderson. On Friday night, they added a Ches-Mont League National Division Championship to their list of achievements after they defeated Coatesville, 105-70.

    By Kieran McCauley kmccauley@dailylocal.com @k_mac_14 on Twitter |

  • Sports

    Performance Golf: Turn and burn

    As I watch the snow fall in what may turn out to be quite a storm, I realize that many of you are not about to go out and hit golf balls this week, so let’s add to our list of exercises that you can do to improve your golf swing. These two exercises will help you in several ways. They will increase your flexibility, your ability to move your upper body separately from your lower body, help you activate your core, help you with stability and dynamic balance and teach you to accelerate...

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  • Entertainment

    ‘Comedy of Errors’ pantomime is a delight

    The Kennett High School auditorium was almost sold out for the first performance of this year’s pantomime in the English tradition, “Comedy of Errors and Pirates.” It didn’t make a lot of sense, and that is how it ought to be.

    Caryl Huffaker For 21st Century Media |

  • News

    Former director of Tick Tock Early Learning Center arrested

    NEW GARDEN >> The woman who led the Tick Tock Early Learning Center in Toughkenamon for eight years has been charged by police with theft and receiving stolen property.

    Chris Barber
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  • Our say

    MLK’s words ring true in Kennett and the world

    On the observance of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., Day, we recall these words spoken on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial, Aug. 28, 1963, by Dr. King.

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  • News

    Oxford School Board audit is clean

    OXFORD >> The Oxford Area School District received a clean report for the past year from their new auditors, and are now working toward the 2015-16 school year budget.

    By Marcella Peyre-Ferry For 21st Century Media |

  • News

    Old Timers chat with Morandini and induct eight

    KENNETT SQUARE >> For baseball lovers in the Philadelphia area, it’s never too early to start thinking about opening day at Citizens Park.

    Chris Barber
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