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Paws for People brings comfort for those in pain

By Chris Barber|

Leon Spencer to be named 2017 Citizen of the Year

KENNETT SQUARE >> Former Kennett Square Mayor Leon Spencer will be named Citizen of the Year next month at the Southern Chester County Chamber of Commerce 50th Annual Dinner on March 24 at Longwood Gardens. ...

By Fran Maye|

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    SEVEN IN SEVEN: Gozu thunders into city; Pop Evil, Japandroids and others have local dates

    Welcome to “Seven in Seven,” where each Friday we take a look at shows coming to the region over the next week. Whether your musical tastes are rock and roll, jazz, heavy metal, singer-songwriter or indie, there’ll always be something to check out in the coming days.

    By Michael Christopher For Digital First Media|

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    CONCERT PREVIEW: Slice of Carnival/Mardi Gras with New Orleans Suspects and Bonerama at Ardmore Music Hall

    Yeah, Fat Tuesday isn’t till Feb. 28, but Mardi Gras time in New Orleans has officially been underway since approximately Feb. 10.

    By Brian Bingaman bbingaman@21st-centurymedia.com @brianbingaman on Twitter|

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    Hundreds take the plunge in icy waters

    POCOPSON >> Not many people would shed their clothes, put on a swimming suit and plunge into 39-degree water in the middle of winter.

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    Unionville students pitch in for project that aids developing nations

    EAST MARLBOROUGH >> When Kathy Hrenko told members of the Longwood Rotary Club she needed assistance to build brackets and crate 45 hospital beds that are scheduled to be shipped to Tunisia, the superintendent of Unionville-Chadds Ford School district said he was pretty sure the students at the school’s technology and engineering department would be willing to help.

    Fran Maye
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    WARE VILLAGE CELEBRATES 40 YEARS

    OXFORD >> A modern retirement community that started out years ago as a home for elderly ministers and missionaries to live out their sunset years celebrated its 40th anniversary on Feb. 7.

    Chris Barber
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    Philadelphia area schools announce delays due to icing

    School districts across the region have begun announcing delays for Friday morning due to icing. A listing of delays is below and alphabetical by county, with colleges, universities.

    Digital First Media staff|

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    A large crowd at Harry Potter Afternoon

    WEST GROVE >> To many people “Harry Potter” is just a book. But to the kids at the Avon Grove Library on Friday afternoon, it’s a whole, exciting lifestyle.

    Chris Barber
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    Who’s who in the DuPont family

    Last weekend Estate Historian of Winterthur Jeff Geoff spoke on the subject of the du Pont family to an overflow audience. There were also 140 names on the standby list. The topic cannot be covered in one hour as the number of du Ponts were counted at the 200th anniversary of landing in America and there were thousands of them. The du Pont families tended to have five to 10 children, and they have a tended to repeat using the same first names like Pierre, Irenee and Eugene. However when...

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    Dental Health program held for pets

    OXFORD >> There are few places in southern Chester County that are more animal friendly than Oxford Feed and Lumber on Railroad Avenue in the borough. There customers can find beds, house, toys food and accessories for dogs, cats, rabbits, horses, chickens Guinea pigs and more.

    Chris Barber
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    Dinniman announced grant for SCC Regional Police

    WEST CHESTER >> State Senator Andy Dinniman announced that New Garden Township will receive $44,000 in state funding for the merger of the New Garden and West Grove Police Departments.

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