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Local Hispanics living in fear for themselves and their children

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Short-sleeves in February? Locals soak up the sun

WEST CHESTER >> Was that groundhog ever wrong. ...

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    Photos of kids outdoors with pets can win prizes

    This past weekend was a welcome break from the cold with warm temperatures and sunny skies. These conditions are perfect for getting the kids outside to shake off the cobwebs of winter. It’s not only kids who get cabin fever, our four-legged pet friends could probably use from fresh air as well, so enter YOUR CHILD in the FREE Fit Kids Contest and his or her photo could be in the newspaper.

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    Wolf’s budget calls for $30 million in cuts to New Bolton Center

    EAST MARLBOROUGH >> Gov. Tom Wolf’s budget that was unveiled last week is proposing to eliminate all state funding -- totaling about $30 million -- to the University of Pennsylvania’s School of Veterinary Medicine.

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    Symphony Concert coming to Henderson High

    WEST CHESTER >> The Kennett Symphony of Chester County has a big treat for music lovers next month. The annual Family Concert will be presented on March 12 at 2 p.m. at Henderson High School at 400 Montgomery Ave in West Chester.

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    Girl Scouts celebrate World Thinking Day

    Over two hundred Girl Scouts, leaders and parents from the Brandywine Valley Service Unit gathered to commemorate International World Thinking Day. On this day, Local Girl Scouts participated in activities with global themes that celebrate the Sisterhood of Girl Scouts. Girl Scouts,ages 5 to 16, from the Unionville, Chadds Ford, Pocopson, Landenburg, and Kennett Square areas traveled to 16 countries within the confines of the Unionville High School cafeteria. Each country came prepared to...

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    Donze victorious in vote for district judge at county GOP convention

    East Marlborough Township attorney, Jane Murphy Donze, Esq finished first in the voting of the district’s committee persons for the vacant Magisterial District Judge position in Kennett Square at the county GOP convention held on February 16. The court serves Birmingham, Pocopson, Newlin, Pennsbury, Kennett and East Marlborough Townships and Kennett Square Borough.

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    Paws for People brings comfort for those in pain

    KENNETT >> A group of therapy dogs and their owners got together to hone their interpersonal skills at a training session on Thursday.

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    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.

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    Wawa begins selling beer in Pennsylvania

    CONCORD >> It may have been close to 10 a.m. but the clank of beer bottles in cases and the samples of brew being passed around at the Wawa on Naamans Road gave evidence to a different day.

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    Local immigrants join nationwide protest to prove their economic power

    SOUTHERN CHESTER COUNTY >> Many immigrants in Chester County and across the United States stayed home from work and school Thursday to demonstrate just how important they are to the nation’s economy.

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    Tomorrow: Kennett vs. Unionville, and the community wins!

    Kennett Consolidated and Unionville high school teachers will be having a charity basketball game this Friday FEb. 17. Proceeds will benefit JDRF.

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