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Hadley Fund celebrates 100 years of programs

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October is a big month for art in southern Chester County

From West Chester, Delaware County and Kennett Square to Greenville, Delaware, October is full of great art adventures and one-of-a-kind art events. Get in your car, find a map, and start off your October weekends with a new art treat for every week ...

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    Eight competing for Unionville Fair Queen, Princess title

    Two girls are competing to become Unionville Communitiy Fair Queen, and six are competing for the title of Fair Princess at the 2016 Unionville Community Fair pageant Thursday, Sept. 22 at Unionville Elementary School.

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    Census shows area’s Hispanic population is dropping

    Despite being a nation of immigrants, the United States has had a long, troubled history with immigration, even though immigrants fought our wars, built our railroads and enriched our culture.

    By Evan Brandt, ebrandt@21st-centurymedia.com, @PottstownNews on Twitter|

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    Kennett Senior Center lowers price for Assisted Senior Program

    To better serve the community, the Kennett Area Senior Center is lowering the price for the Assisted Senior Program (ASP). The Assisted Senior Program gives respite to caregivers while engaging loved ones who are experiencing dementia and cognitive decline in a variety of activities. The program staff is hosting a Welcome Reception on Thursday October 13, 2016 from 10:00AM – 11:00AM at Kennett Area Senior Center, 427 S. Walnut St., Kennett Square for caregivers and their families, to...

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    Kennett KFC manager pays bill for woman; tells her to pay it forward

    NEW GARDEN >> It was getting late, so Tracy Dever-Taylor decided to stop in at the Kentucky Fried Chicken in Kennett Square to grab a quick meal for her family. With a husband who works three jobs and three children, it is often challenging for her to cook up a family dinner.

    Fran Maye
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    Local students qualify as National Merit semifinalists

    Officials of National Merit Scholarship Corporation announced the names of approximately 16,000 Semifinalists in the 62nd annual National Merit Scholarship Program.

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    Local children hold fundraisers to support homeless organization

    Some children relax over the summer break, some learn new things, and others are hard at work serving their community. Family Promise of Southern Chester County was honored recently as one of the 2016 recipients of a donation from Our Children Making Change in Southern Chester County. Our Children Making Change is a community service program in Southern Chester County where children, ages 5-16, perform age-appropriate chores and hold fundraising events such as bake sales, lemonade stands,...

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    Local vape shop owners say new tax will cripple industry

    KENNETT SQUARE >> A new tax on vape shops, known as a “floor tax” that was enacted as part of this year’s budget revenue package, could have a crippling effect on the vape industry and cause many stores to close, some vape shop owners say.

    Fran Maye
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  • Crime

    Police Reports

    State Police Avondale Barracks DUI >> Gary Ralph Kelley, 60, of Kirkwood was arrested for DUI following a traffice stop on Route 1 north of Route 82 in Kennett Township on Sept. 3 at 12:05 a.m., police said.

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    Christmas season arrives early in Kennett Square

    Big Lots in Kennett Square put up its Christmas decorations Sept. 12, officially becoming the first store to get a jump on the holiday season. But we still have a month and a half until we get to Halloween.

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    New Italian restaurant coming to Kennett area

    A relatively upscale Italian restaurant may soon take its place among the new options for dining in East Marlborough Township.

    By Matt Freeman|

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