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Too expensive to live in Chester County? Officials seek ways to retain millenials

MALVERN >> Because Chester County is so expensive to live, and because housing is so expensive there, millenials are starting to leave, and officials must find a way to keep them because they are a driving force behind the economy. ...

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    Living History Part 2: Hamilton and Washington were brothers-in-arms

    The Continental Army during the Revolutionary War faced long odds against the most powerful military machine in the western world. England’s Army and Navy dwarfed those of America. Alexander Hamilton joined an artillery unit in New York to fight the British and was later made Captain of a group of about 60 troops. General Washington knew that the chances for success for America were questionable from the start. Even though he felt it was possible to defeat the British, he surmised...

    By Gene Pisasale For 21st Century Media |

  • Crime

    Police Reports

    Police Avondale Barracks Domestic assault >> Wayne Lee Rowe, 50, of Upper Oxford was arrested after the report of a domestic assault in the 300 block of Village Road in Upper Oxford on July 11 at 10:39 p.m. He attempted to flee on foot but was quickly placed under arrest, police said.

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    Creamery concerns misguided, Kennett officials claim

    KENNETT SQUARE >> All of the cries about unsafe conditions at the Creamery, Kennett Square’s newest pop-up beer garden, appear to be unfounded.

    Fran Maye
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  • News

    Cat saved by firefighters

    While the home of Saturday’s fire in London Britain Township was a complete loss. This morning we received information that a life was saved during the fire! A crew from Station 21 Oxford found a cat in the basement scared soaking wet and with smoke inhalation. The crew pulled the cat from the fire and to safety. Then EMTs from Station 23 Avondale then treated the cat with oxygen and dried him off.

    Brandon Cole Avondale Fire Company |

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    Flesh-eating bacteria kills chamber president

    OXFORD >> Friends and neighbors filled St. Christopher’s Church on Thursday night to honor the memory of philanthropist and Chamber of Commerce President Jerome Rodio.

    Chris Barber
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    Work continues on new fitness center in Kennett Square

    Work on the new ANCHOR life+fitness center on Broad Street off State Street in Kennett Square continues. It is located at the site of the former Kennett Fire Co. that was built in 1951. ANCHOR will be offering one-on-one personal training and small classes. In-home services will continue. ANCHOR will also have a kitchen area to host seminars, tastings, and healthy cooking demonstrations with local chefs and dietitians to teach you how to prepare, plan, and cook healthy meals. Pictured is a...

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    Act readies summer musical “Grease”

    EAST MARLBOROUGH >> The Avon Grove Community Theater known at “Act” is getting ready for it’s annual summer musical.

    Chris Barber
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  • Entertainment

    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.

    Digital First Media Staff |

  • 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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    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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