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Spencer honored as SCCCC ‘Outstanding Citizen’

By Chris Barber|

Oxford competing for ‘America’s Main Street’

OXFORD >> Chester County’s southernmost town is in a contest to be “America’s Main Street,” and the outcome is determined by the number of votes it gets online. ...

By Chris Barber|

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  • News

    REVIEW: Mary Poppins and friends fly high at Unionville High School

    Last weekend Unionville High School presented a beautiful production of the beloved story of Mary Poppins. With a very talented cast and all the bells and whistles of a modern stage set up, they not only flew the magical Mary Poppins but also two of her friends. Admittedly the two friends flew upside down, but what a fun experience.

    By Caryl Huffaker For Digital First Media|

  • News

    REVIEW: Kennett High students shine in “Drowsy Chaperone”

    The sardonic Broadway hit “The Drowsy Chaperone” that is full of wise cracks so dearly beloved by teenagers was a true smash hit this past week. The auditorium was well filled for three performances, and the cast moved with precision under the direction of Cindy Albertini and Music Director Katie Soukup.

    By Caryl Huffaker For Digital First Media|

  • News

    Local man finds extremely rare coin hidden in antique table

    COATESVILLE >> As a driver for ROVER, Danny Johnson gets to know a lot of people. Most are friendly. But one person he developed a close bond with was an elderly man who had never driven a vehicle.

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  • News

    Work begins Monday to widen Route 322 to four lanes

    UPPER CHICHESTER > After nearly a half-century of planning, the work to widen Route 322 to four lanes will begin on Monday. But the project, which will feature grassy medians and left and right turning lanes at certain intersections, won’t be completed for at least six years.

    Fran Maye
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  • News

    Bayard Taylor’s gift to Kennett Square: An old cannon

    The 19th century was a period of dramatic developments in science, technology and ways of thinking. It was also a changeover from the era of the Enlightenment to one more focused on expression in the age of Romanticism. Romantics highlighted the powers of the individual through creativity, finding new, even mystical meanings in nature. Bayard Taylor’s books exhibit this style, his poetical connections with each landscape he traversed around the world.

    By Gene Pisasale|

  • Entertainment

    FILM TALK: Allentown-born Amanda Seyfried talks finding love on set, expecting her first child

    Allentown native Amanda Seyfried came away from “The Last Word” with more than a starring role in a crowd-pleasing comedy. She also found a fiancé.

    By Amy Longsdorf For Digital First Media|

  • Home and Garden

    FROM THE GROUND UP: Does beer belong in the garden?

    I didn’t even know that such a thing as “leftover beer” existed or that it might be considered a dilemma. So I was surprised at a recent family gathering when the talk turned to the topic of excess brew and what to do with it. It was Peter who leaped in with an answer, “Pour it on your garden — it’s good for plants.”

    By Pamela Baxter|

  • News

    Unionville officials debating whether students should be permitted to give teachers expensive gifts

    EAST MARLBOROUGH >> At the end of the school year, many teachers often receive gifts from their students. Now, Unionville-Chadds Ford school directors want to make sure those gifts aren’t too expensive.

    Fran Maye
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  • News

    Kennett officials approve new hires, summer school agenda

    Kennett Consolidated school directors approved the following:

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  • News

    Crash on Route 41 closed the road in both directions

    AVONDALE >> A three-vehicle crash on Friday morning closed Route 41 for several hours, Pennsylvania State Police said.

    By Ginger Rae Dunbar gdunbar@21st-centurymedia.com @GingerDunbar on Twitter|

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