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GALLERY: MLK Day brings volunteers to Hillendale

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    Thursday, April 3 Charles F. Patton Middle School is proud to present, “The Wizard of Oz”, with performances on April 3, 4 and 5. The cast and crew of over 90 talented students in grades 6-8 will bring the musical to life for Patton and the community in this the 75th Anniversary of the musical. Share in the magic and save the date for three fabulous performances on April 3 at 7 p.m., April 4 at 8 p.m. and April 5 at 2 p.m.. Show tickets are only $5 and can reserved in advance online at...

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  • Avon Grove Sun Local

    Lawrence seeks reports on electric power in the snow

    JENNESRVILLE – A public meeting will be held on Monday, April 7, during which residents can testify directly to Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission (PUC) officials about the lengthy loss of electric power Southern Chester County experienced in February due to one of the worst ice and snow storms in decades, Rep. John Lawrence (R-Chester) said today.

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  • Avon Grove Sun Local

    This is why 95 percent voted ‘yes’

    A USA Today article explains why 95 percent of Crimean’s voted to be annexed by Russia. The Russian government promised to boost pensions and rebuild the infrastructure on this dilapidated Black Sea peninsula. Sevastopol, once was a favored resort of the former USSR’s elite, but since becoming part of the Ukraine has fallen on hard times. The Crimean’s get about half the pension of Russian citizens, and this formerly beautiful resort is a crumbling city that doesn’t have running water at...

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  • Avon Grove Sun Local

    Sweet Charity event is a delicious treat

    This year the Sweet Charity Benefit of the Chester County Community Foundation was held at Bunch’s Auction House in Chadds Ford. This delightful annual party begins with either dinner or heavy passed hors d’oeuvres this year. Then there is an array of desserts from local top restaurants and bakeries and guests taste each one and vote by putting a wooden nickel in the box of one’s favorite. It’s a tough job but somebody has to do it.

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  • Avon Grove Sun Local

    Passion and energy shine in outstanding citizens

    Congratulations to Ken Goddu, who was named the Outstanding Citizen for 2013 by the Southern Chester County Chamber of Commerce.

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  • Avon Grove Sun Local

    Stoplight issues in Franklin

    FRANKLIN -- The township supervisors are having second thoughts about plans to install traffic lights at a treacherous corner given the effectiveness of stop signs installed two years ago.

    Chris Barber
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  • General news

    Hillendale students train before school for 5K

    CHADDS FORD – Students were packing into the Hillendale Elementary cafeteria in the early morning hours before school started. They chatted with one another as they stretched and warmed up before following teachers and parents outside into the chilled March air. They split into groups with a “coach,” who was really just a teacher or parent volunteer, and set off running around the perimeter of the school and didn’t stop for 30 minutes.

    Candice Monhollan
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  • General news

    Facebook page about Kennett Square a place to share memories

    By FRAN MAYE fmaye@21st-centurymedia.com

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  • General news

    Maye, Monhollan win 4 Keystone awards for Kennett Paper

    The Kennett Paper journalists captured four professional Keystone Press Awards this week.

    Fran Maye
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    Volunteers needed for Red Clay Valley clean up

    Volunteers are needed for the Annual Red Clay Valley Clean Up to be held on Saturday, March 29 from 8 a.m. to noon. The Clean Up is co-sponsored by the Red Clay Valley Association (RCVA) and the Delaware Nature Society (DNS) with additional support from the Kennett Area Park Authority, United Water Delaware, Wild Birds Unlimited, WSFS, Delaware State Senator Greg Lavelle and others. The Clean Up covers approximately 70 miles of stream and road ways along the east and west branches of the...

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