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Local man walking 8,992 miles for disabled veterans

By Fran Maye|

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  • News

    Program for special needs children thriving in Pocopson

    POCOPSON>>It was about this time last year that the Barn at Spring Book Farm, a facility that provides a barn-type educational setting for special needs children, announced it would be closing. The non-profit Barn needed more than $100,000 in improvements to meet township codes, and that kind of money simply wasn’t there.

    Fran Maye
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  • Crime

    Police Reports

    State Police Avondale Barracks Pizza shop >> Dana Richard Gill, 50, of cochranville allegedly stole a wallet from Pasquale’s Pizz Shop in the 3000 block of Limestone Road in West Fallowfield township on June 6 at 11:35 a.m. The wallet was subsequently returned to the victim, police said.

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  • News

    Newlin girl competing for Miss Pre-Teen USA

    Sophia McLaughlin, who resides in Newlin Township, will be travelling to Washington D.C. the weekend of July 4 to participate in the National Miss United States pageant for the title of Miss Pre-Teen United States 2015.

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  • Beer

    Brew Hub: Craft brewing in the Philly region

    The Craft Beer industry has soared to new heights globally, and the Philadelphia area has been a flagship of homebrewed growth and innovation.

    By Digital First Media Staff @DFMPhillyNews on Twitter |

  • News

    Another new development on the fast track in Kennett Square

    A developer’s plan that involves construction of a new complex near Victory Brewing Co. now involves a dog park and a walking trail, and preliminary plans will be submitted this week.

    Fran Maye
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  • News

    Local school districts, churches, even scouts fear new law will deter volunteerism

    KENNETT SQUARE >> Officials at many non-profit organizations are worried that a new law that takes effect July 1 will discourage volunteers so much that it may jeopardize continued operation. And school officials, who already have in place strict security measures, fear school trips and after prom programs may get scrapped because of a lack of volunteers.

    Fran Maye
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  • News

    Popular program that helps Kennett area seniors on the chopping block

    KENNETT SQUARE>>A popular program that helps senior citizens in southern Chester County will be eliminated June 30 unless emergency funding is obtained.

    Fran Maye
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  • News

    Despite high winds, Chester County Balloon Festival flies high

    NEW GARDEN>>Tens of thousands of people attended the Chester County Hot Air Balloon Festival at the New Garden Flying Field over the weekend.

    Fran Maye
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  • News

    Kennett Brewing Co. opens in Kennett Square

    For 21st-centurymedia.com It’s a Thursday afternoon, Kennett Square’s newest brew pub is days from opening, and Mark Osborne, the self-confessed obsessive who’s a big part of the driving force behind the Kennett Brewing Company, is everywhere at once during the final scramble to get everything ready.

    By Matt Freeman |

  • News

    New program aims to alleviate family homelessness in area

    WEST GROVE>>An initiative to end family homelessness in Southern Chester County that involves 23 local churches will begin this fall.

    Fran Maye
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