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Police say Kennett man a fugutive in child-porn case |Nov 21, 2014

Kennett Square — A 45-year-old man is on the run after state investigators discovered he was using a home computer to view and share child pornography, according to state police.

Kennett teacher wins coffee for a year in Channel 6 holiday contest |Dec 1, 2014

KENNETT SQUARE >> Erika Smith has never won a contest in her life, but she hit the jackpot Thanksgiving Day when she learned she was the grand prize winner in Channel 6’s holiday contest.

Four families displaced by Kennett Square fire |Nov 21, 2014

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Police say Kennett man a fugitive in child-porn case |Nov 24, 2014

KENNETT SQUARE >> A 45-year-old man is on the run after state investigators discovered he was using a home computer to view and share child pornography, according to state police.

Kennett High’s new club adding a voice to the student body |Dec 3, 2014

KENNETT SQUARE >> It turned into a little debate between the Kennett Consolidated school board members, but when all was said and done, they unanimously approved the Gender and Sexuality Alliance club at the high school during their regular board meeting Dec.

Impoverished Kennett area family finds generosity in community |Dec 8, 2014

NEW GARDEN >> Christmas came early for one of the poorest families in Chester County.

Do, Lindner to run on nonpartisan ticket with Brookes for U-CF school board |Nov 24, 2014

CHADDS FORD >> The elections may be two weeks old, but it’s never too early to start preparing for next year and on Tuesday, Unionville-Chadds Ford Board of Education members Kathleen Do and Gregg Linder announced their plan to run on a nonpartisan tickets with Beverly Brookes in the Region C race in 2015.

Kennett Area Food Cupboard gears up for expansion |Dec 1, 2014

KENNETT SQUARE >> The Kennett Area Food Cupboard will more than double in size after the purchase of an adjoining house is finalized.

New Garden woman homeless after fire destroys mobile home |Dec 3, 2014

New Garden >> A woman is homeless after a fire destroyed her trailer in the 100 block of Santilli Road in the Eastridge Trailer Park Tuesday morning.

Kennett Square man gets Purple Heart after 44 years |Dec 2, 2014

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Stabbing subject gains parole |Dec 1, 2014

WEST CHESTER >> One of two brothers acquitted earlier in a stabbing at a New Garden party that had overtones of gang-related tensions has been paroled from Chester County Prison.

Lincoln U. president resigns over controversial remarks |Nov 25, 2014

The president of Lincoln University, under fire for months for remarks about sexual assault made to a group of female students, has resigned, it was announced Monday.

New group aims to end homelessness in southern Chester County |Nov 25, 2014

A new nonprofit organization aimed at ending homelessness in southern Chester County has already garnered more than 100 volunteers, who hope to have everything up and running sometime next year.

Remember winter’s cold? Share the warmth |Nov 25, 2014

Last February, thousands of Chester County residents got a taste of misery.

Walks raise awareness of plights of the homeless |Nov 24, 2014

KENNETT SQUARE>> Two walks to raise awareness about hunger and homelessness were held in the borough Wednesday, part of a coordinated county-wide campaign with rallies also staged in Coatesville, West Chester, Jennersville and Paoli.

Share the warmth: Family of six gets heat repaired in their home |Dec 8, 2014

Brian is a senior citizen and has become the household lead for his family of six, consisting of his wife, daughter and three pre-teen grandchildren. Brian’s income consists of social security and a nominal pension.

School board honors retiring principal Harvey |Dec 17, 2014

PENN >> A touching moment of the Dec. 11 Avon Grove School Board meeting was recognition of retiring Avon Grove Intermediate School principal Todd Harvey.

Unionville students pitch in to make Christmas bright for needy |Dec 17, 2014

KENNETT SQUARE >> Unionville High School student council members made Christmas a lot brighter for local needy families last week.

Local schools create ornaments for trees at Longwood Gardens |Dec 17, 2014

East Marlborough >> When the wide-eyed little boy from Rainbow Elementary School first saw Longwood Gardens all gussied up for the holidays, all he could manage to blurt out was, “This is a wonderland!”

St. Rocco celebrates Our Lady of Guadalupe with music and prayer |Dec 17, 2014

NEW GARDEN >> Several thousand members of St. Rocco Church in New Garden marked the anniversary of an appearance by the Virgin Mary during services on Friday.

Kennett band ‘Rose Project’ to perform locally |Dec 19, 2014

Kennett Square area band “The Rose Project” is stepping up to perform at local venues in 2015. Local musician Bill Rose has taken his band with the eponymous name “The Rose Project” to new levels to include Bill Rose on guitar and vocals, Al Hahn on Bass and Keyboard, Dave Walker on Guitar, and Steve K.

Local police review excessive force policies |Dec 19, 2014

KENNETT SQUARE >> Some local police departments are reviewing policies on use of excessive force following nationwide media attention in Missouri and New York in which some have claimed officers were overzealous.