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Pitching in to repair homes

By Chris Barber|

Alexander Hamilton: Creating a more perfect union, Part 3

As part of General Washington’s ‘family’ during the American Revolution, the commander immediately recognized not only Alexander Hamilton’s bravery, but his diverse talents in writing, organization and management. The mere ...

By Gene Pisasale |

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    GUIDE: How does ‘Pokemon Go’ work?

    At this point you’ve probably heard of “Pokémon Go,” but you might not be sure how it works. If you’re interested in playing the game that’s sweeping the nation but need some insight, check out the helpful guide below.

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  • News

    Kennett Square asking churches, YMCA, senior center, to pay their fair share of taxes

    KENNETT SQUARE >> In the next couple of months, churches, The Garage Community Youth Center, The Kennett Area YMCA, the Kennett Area Senior Center and all tax-exempt properties will be getting a letter asking them to contribute their fair share of taxes.

    Fran Maye
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  • News

    Garage Youth Center gets huge grant from PEW

    KENNETT SQUARE >> The PEW Charitable Trust has awarded the Garage Community and Youth Center a three-year, $135,000 grant, the largest grant the organization has ever received.

    Fran Maye
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  • News

    Massive hay fire in New Garden sends one firefighter to the hospital

    New Garden >> Avondale firefighters spent much of Thursday dealing with a large hay bale fire at J.D. Mushrooms, located in the 200 block of Ellicott Road in the township.

    By Pete Bannan pbannan@21st-centurymedia.com @petebannan on Twitter |

  • News

    Kennett’s public works department saves the life of kitten stuck in sewer grate

    KENNETT SQUARE >> a kitten is alive today thanks to the fast action of the Kennett Square Public Works Department.

    Fran Maye
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  • News

    New $1.2 million ladder truck can reach every structure in Kennett

    KENNETT SQUARE >> When fire ripped through the historic Chalfant House nearly two years ago, a ladder truck from nearby Hockessin Fire Co. was needed to reach the upper floor. But with the recent acquisition of a new $1.2 million ladder truck, there is no building in Kennett Square that will be unreachable.

    Fran Maye
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  • News

    Alexander Hamilton: Creating a more perfect Union, Part 1

    For 21st-centurymedia.com More than any other Founding Father, the story of Alexander Hamilton’s life- notably his formative years- is the least documented and most misunderstood. The details of his mother’s early unhappy marriage which ended in divorce, the exact year of his birth and his childhood education have all been issues of debate for decades among historians and biographers. One thing is clear- Alexander Hamilton was truly unique among the Founding Fathers. He had a...

    By Gene Pisasale |

  • Recipes

    VIDEO: Experts share tips for DIY sushi success

    Craving crunchy shrimp or California rolls? Have a taste for spicy tuna? Make your own with help from sushi experts like Tai Ha.

    By Emily Ryan For Digital First Media |

  • News

    Kennett Copy and More to open in old Rubinstein’s building

    NEW GARDEN >> When Rubinstein’s closed last year, loyal customers told employees Lori Amway and Rhonda Thorpe how much they would miss it, and how they wished someone could keep the store open.

    Fran Maye
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  • Crime

    Police Reports

    State Police Avondale Barracks Mutual assault >> Grace Ellen Hagerty, 33, of Oxford and Jennifer Marie Parsons, 26, of Gap, physically assaulted each other in the 800 block of Commons Drive in Lower Oxford Township on July 4 at 11:47 p.m., police said.

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