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$1 of every Landhope hoagie going to fight childhood cancer in September

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Girlfriend now facing theft charges

NEW GARDEN >> Police have charged the girlfriend of a man charged in connection with the theft of jewelry and electronic items from an Avondale house. The man’s friend also faces the same charges. ...

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    4 WCU students to get scholarships at Latino Luncheon

    The 2015 Latino Luncheon will take place Sept. 11 at the Landmark Americana in West Chester. At the event, four $1,500 scholarships to West Chester University students will be awarded. The money generated for the scholarships came from the Latin Night fundraiser held earlier this year.

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    Kennett area Super Fresh to close next week

    EAST MARLBOROUGH >> Nancy Mohr was sad as she glanced around the nearly barren Super Fresh grocery store in the Shoppes at Longwood Village.

    By SARAH E. MORAN Special to the Local News |

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    Benefit concert coming to Anson Nixon Park Sept. 27

    Anson B. Nixon Park is hosting Rock the Park, a ticketed live music concert by local sensation Love Seed Mama Jump, on Sunday, Sept. 27. Park gates open at 3 pm and the show runs from 4 to 7 pm. Proceeds from ticket sales benefit the Park’s reforestation efforts.

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    Routes 1 and 10 to be repaved

    Construction is set to begin next week on a PennDOT project to repair deteriorated pavement on two state highways in southern Chester County, state Senator Andy Dinniman said today.

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    Upland pioneering new student-centered learning method this year

    This week Upland Country Day School is starting the school year as the second middle school in the nation to incorporate the Harkness teaching method and Harkness tables at the middle school level across all core courses. The Harkness tables have long been a centerpiece at some of the most prestigious preparatory high schools in the country, including Phillips Exeter Academy, The Lawrenceville School, and St. Andrew’s School. However, only the Stevenson School in Pebble Beach (CA) and...

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    Willow Tree Hospice supports His Mission

    The staff and volunteers of Willow Tree Hospice, as well as a number of members of the Community, heard the call of His Mission. Recent meetings and articles have highlighted the need of support for His Mission, a homeless shelter in the heart of Kennett Square. At a Bridges meeting held at the Mission, attendees were made aware of a continuing need for personal care products for the residents of the home. The staff of Willow Tree Hospice heard the call and set out to collect the much needed...

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    New principal plans to make Kennett High School even better

    KENNETT SQUARE>>A few years ago, Kennett High School was recognized by Newsweek as being in the top 6 percent of high schools nationwide. Kennett High’s new principal, Jeremy Hritz, wants to see if he can improve on that percentage.

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    Yoga, Muay Thai studio opens in Kennett Square

    KENNETT SQUARE>>Years ago, Leslie Benetetti ran a property development firm and dealt with a lot of people. She was overworked, overwhelmed and it was taking a toll on her life.

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    Local scouts restore forgotten cemetery in West Marlborough

    WEST MARLBOROUGH >> A local, long-forgotten dilapidated military cemetery received some tender love and care on Sunday, when Will Horstmann, an Eagle-scout hopeful, restored the cemetery with some of his fellow scouts.

    By Adam Farence afarence@dailylocal.com |

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    Police Log

    State Police Avondale Barracks Ladder >> Somoene placed a ladder in the rear of a property in the 10 block of Hillspring Road in Pennsbury Township between July 31 and Aug. 10, the actor then came to retrieve it, police said.

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