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Crossfit Wheelhouse celebrates two years

By Chris Barber|

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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  • Parenting

    Perspective on Parenting: Protecting children from grief

    When my first child was born, I experienced a tidal wave of emotions. As I embraced my infant overjoyed, I whispered in her tiny ear her that I’d always protect her. I even briefly visualized those moments in her future where she may need me the most: her first fall from her bike; her first time being confronted by mean kids at school; and her first break up. Never could I foresee the grief she’d experience—along with her younger siblings—after the death of a...

    By JULIA SHERWIN |

  • News

    Good Neighbors benefits from kids’ help in fixing homes

    Avondale >> Several southern Chester County families who were having to chose between basic necessities and fixing their houses got needed help last week from the Good Neighbors Home Repair group.

    Chris Barber
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  • News

    ‘Hello, Dolly!’ arrives in town and delights audiences

    Lower Oxford >> Avon Grove Community Theater — ACT — has returned again this summer with another delightful musical at Lincoln University’s Ware Little Theater.

    Chris Barber
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  • News

    Police reports

    State Police Avondale Barracks DUI >> Christopher Reynolds, 41, of West Grove was arrested for DUI foloowing a traffic stop on Lewsiville Road in New London Township on July 8 at 12:10 a.m., police said.

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  • News

    Chester County Republicans must eschew Trump

    There may be some places in America where aspiring presidential candidate Donald Trump’s insulting rhetoric is appropriate, but we don’t know where, and it’s not Chester County.

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  • News

    The soccer boys of summer don’t mind the seasons

    Kennett Square >> The dimensions of the tiny back yard a bunch of kids call their soccer field belies the skill and dedication that takes place on its turf.

    Chris Barber
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  • News

    Residents and council urge dialogue with library

    Kennett Square >> As residents filed in to the borough council meeting on Monday, there was an atmosphere of excitement as they anticipated a spirited confrontation between supporters and opponents of the Kennett Square Library.

    Chris Barber
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  • Travel

    NEW BEGINNINGS: First trip to Europe brings back memories of past travels

    Much of life seems to be made up of a series of mundane occurrences that happen day after day — alarm sounds, press snooze, get up, brush teeth, dress, and on and on it goes.

    By Jarreau Freeman jfreeman@21st-centurymedia.com @JarreauFreeman on Twitter |

  • Travel

    The Globetrotting Graduate: Why solo traveling can be inspirational

    There are a lot of articles on the Internet about the “solo female traveler” but each one misses an important point. Whether female or male, being a solo traveler encourages personal growth and independence.

    By Caitlin Burns For Digital First Media |

  • News

    Anonymous quilt maker sews blanket for local WWII vet

    Parkesburg >> The folks at the Parkesburg Veterans of Foreign Wars post never forget that they have a hero among them.

    Chris Barber
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