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Football: Lincoln shaded late by ECSU

By Bill Rudick Brudick55@gmail.com |

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  • Opinion

    My Two Cents: Time for schools to go Old School

    It’s not often that a news item from Wilmington will make the cut and appear on Philly TV news, but 17-year-old Emily Schaeffer, a student at Brandywine High made the cut. Ms. Schaeffer was sent home from school for wearing clothing that would be a distraction to the teen boys. She was wearing stretch pants. She wore a coat over them that she claims met the no-more-than-4-inch-above-the-knee rule. The photo shown on Fox 29 news shows a different story. The jacket is above her butt.

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  • Sports

    Girls Volleyball: Unionville gives Conti-D’Antonio 500th win

    EAST MARLBOROUGH >> The Unionville volleyball team had lots to celebrate on Wednesday, senior night, a division title, but the biggest thrill was for the man in charge.

    By RB Fogel sports@dailylocal.com @RBFogel26 on Twitter |

  • General news

    Kennett Square centenarians celebrate birthdays

    KENNETT SQUARE >> Leena Caudill was born in 1911, the same year as Lucille Ball, Vincent Price, Ginger Rogers and Ronald Reagan. Dorothy Edinoff was born in 1912, the same year as Gene Kelly, Karl Malden and Danny Thomas.

    Fran Maye
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  • Sports

    Cross country: Downingtown West clinches first Ches-Mont boys’ title since 1988

    East Marlborough >> Entering the 2014 Ches-Mont Cross Country Championships, there were questions to be answered.

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

  • Business

    Halloween haunt for kids in the Oxford area emphasizes fantasy

    NEW LONDON >> A different kind of Halloween spook attraction that doesn’t emphasize killer clowns and other macabre beings is running at a summer camp in the Oxford area through October.

    By Jim Callahan jcallahan@dailylocal.com @JimCallahan2 on Twitter |

  • General news

    Unionville man paints his truck pink in tribute to his wife

    EAST MARLBOROUGH >> Pink is all the rage this month. Pink T-shirts, pink ribbons, pink socks — all to call awareness to celebrate survivors in October’s Breast Cancer Awareness Month.

    Fran Maye
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  • Opinion

    Downwind: Classics at Brandwyn draw a big crowd

    The vintage and super car show given at Brantwyn the other week to benefit the Kennett Symphjony of Chester County began with many people arriving late. The autos had already been on a tour through the countryside when everyone congregated for Lamberghini Bellinzs while they watched the parage of classic cars.

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  • Obituaries

    John Cotton Wood of Kennett Square

    John Cotton Wood, a resident of the Kendal Community in Kennett Square, died on Oct. 9, 2104, at the age of 97. Born in New York City on March 8, 1917, he grew up in areas around Boston and San Francisco and summered in Europe. He attended the Ojai Valley School in southern California, St. Marks School in Massachusetts, graduated from Harvard College in 1938 and served for four years in the Army, rising to the rank of Captain during WWII. He attended white-tie dances at FDR’s White...

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  • General news

    John Wood remembered as a ‘visionary’

    KENNETT SQUARE >> When John Wood had a vision that ultimately helped to form Kennett’s After The Bell Program, he knew the focus had to be on volunteerism and community spirit.

    Fran Maye
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  • Arts and entertainment

    The Great Pumpkin Carve set Oct. 23-25

    Anyone over the age of 40 likely remembers the television special “It’s the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown,” which aired on Oct. 27, 1966, and became a smash hit with whimsical scenes of kids carving jack o’lanterns, accompanied by the inspired jazz piano of Vince Guaraldi. The art work of Charles Schulz and the tune “Linus and Lucy” warmed the hearts of millions around the world.

    By Gene Pisasale Special to The Kennett Paper |

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