In Other News

100,000 expected for 30th annual Mushroom Festival Sept. 12, 13

By Fran Maye|

While teacher waits for a heart transplant, community rallies to help

Early last December – in her early 40s and happily employed as a history teacher at Valley Forge Military Academy – Linda Jara began doctoring for a sinus infection before “being blindsided” by a heart failure diagnosis two...

By M. English 21st Century Media Services |

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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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    Vintage planes soar skyward at New Garden show

    New Garden >> All eyes were on the sky as the New Garden Flying Field presented its 44th annual show this weekend.

    Chris Barber
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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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    Tick Tock Early Learning Center gets grants

    Tick Tock Early Learning Center in Avondale, has secured grants which will help the organization to provide high-quality, reliable, educational child care to the children of the underserved working families of Southern Chester County.

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    Prized $1,000 painted mushroom stolen from sidewalk of Kennett Square

    KENNETT SQUARE>>One of eight painted showcase painted mushrooms that was to be used in a fundraiser at the 2015 Mushroom Festival was stolen sometime Thursday night on the sidewalk of Kennett Square’s historic district.

    Fran Maye
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    Free concert series at Anson Nixon Park getting popular

    KENNETT SQUARE>>When the free summer concert series kicked off eight years ago under a newly constructed pavilion at Anson B. Nixon Park in Kennett Square, Dennis Melton never envisioned a crowd of more than 800 people.

    Fran Maye
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    Kennett Township beefing up its police force

    For 21st-centurymedia.com In a few weeks, Kennett Township’s police force will expand to include four full-time officers, effectively doubling their police coverage.

    By Matt Freeman |

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    Century-old bridge in danger of demolition

    Upper Oxford >> Township residents came out Saturday to wish a century-old bridge happy birthday and to rally for its preservation.

    Chris Barber
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    Police ID victim, probe fatal fire in London Grove

    LONDON GROVE >> The death of a London Grove man Monday who was pulled from his burning home is now the focus of a criminal investigation by the Pennsylvania State Police as well as other agencies.

    By Adam Farence afarence@dailylocal.com |

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    2 hurt in London Grove house fire

    LONDON GROVE >> Two people were injured in a house fire Monday afternoon in the 100 block of Hannum Mill Road in the township.

    By Adam Farence afarence@dailylocal.com |

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