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Rubinstein’s sells West Chester building to shift focus |Oct 22, 2016

WEST CHESTER >> After a century of providing everything from pens and pencils to copy paper and fax machines to borough shoppers, Rubinstein’s Office Supply & Furniture is getting out of the retail office supplies business.

No coins needed for new Kennett Square parking meters |Oct 20, 2016

Drivers can now use their mobile phones to pay for parking in Kennett Square.

Police reports |Oct 20, 2016

State Police Avondale Barracks Bump at Onix Drive >> Two cars collided at the intersection of Baltimore Pike and Onix Drive in East Marlborough Township on Sept. 21 at 3:26 p.m. Each driver thought the other was running the red light.

New Garden police aid in arrest of alleged heroin dealer |Oct 20, 2016

Charles M. Oberly, III, United States Attorney for the District of Delaware, announced that Donte Jacobs, age 28, of New Castle, Delaware, was indicted on October 13, 2016, for conspiracy to distribute heroin and fentanyl that resulted in the death of another person.

Dinniman salutes volunteers in bringing family homeless shelter to southern Chester County |Oct 20, 2016

WEST GROVE >> Sen. Andrew Dinniman personally thanked about 100 volunteers at Family Promise of Southern Chester County Wednesday night for helping homeless families during the past year.

Humble and kind: Zunino honored for long and distinguished police career in Kennett Square. |Oct 23, 2016

KENNETT SQUARE >> --Scores of law enforcement officials, local lawmakers, District Attorney Tom Hogan, chief county detective Kevin Dykes, Common Pleas Judge Patrick Carmody, family and friends were among more than 250 people to attend a retirement send-off for Ed Zunino, longtime Kennett Square police chief who retired recently after 42 years.

Maria Zavala named employee of month at Kennett YMCA |Oct 20, 2016

Maria Zavala has been selected as employee of the month at the Kennett Area YMCA. She workes in member servcices.

Kennett Township considers purchasing another public open space area |Oct 21, 2016

KENNETT TOWNSHIP >> Just days before its first park officially opens, it seems Kennett Township is eyeing another open-space acquisition for public use.

Kennett Square getting new, bright LED street lamps early next year |Oct 22, 2016

KENNETT SQUARE >> All 351 street lamps in the borough will be replaced with new LED street lamps early next year, resulting not only in brighter streets but an energy savings of $365,000 over the next 20 years.

Speakman covered bridge reopens Friday, Oct. 21 |Oct 20, 2016

State Senator Andy Dinniman announced that PennDOT will reopen the Speakman’s Covered Bridge in West Marlborough and East Fallowfield to traffic tomorrow, Friday, October 21.

Community helps to celebrate Longwood Fire Co. 95th anniversary |Oct 20, 2016

Longwood Fire Company’s annual open house drew support from the public and business community as the organization commemorated its 95th anniversary.

Kennett schools celebrate National Farm to School month |Oct 22, 2016

With help from Chartwells, the Kennett Consolidated School District’s dining services provider, and Phillips Mushroom Farms, students at Bancroft, Greenwood, and New Garden Elementary Schools and the Mary D.

Great Pumpkin Carve winners announced |Oct 22, 2016

Patrick Cabry won the top prize for Best Overall pumpkin at the annual Great Pumpkin Carve, winning a prize of $200.

Local charities receive $50,000 in funding from Kennett Run |Oct 23, 2016

More than $50,000 was donated to local charities last week during the Kennett Run distribution of funds held at the Genesis building in Kennett Square. More than 50 non-profit organizations received funding.

More sleep for Philly area students? Facts to know about later school start times |Oct 19, 2016

Several schools in the region have been discussing later start times. This has spurred a lot of discussion about the sleep schedules and logistics about a later start times for middle and high school students.

LIVE: Teachers, students, organizations react Thursday to APSCUF strike |Oct 20, 2016

WEST CHESTER >> For the first time ever, professors across Pennsylvania’s State System of Higher Education (PASSHE) went on strike Wednesday at 5 a.m., following 15 months of failed negotiations between their union and the state system.

Penn Oak is gone but still giving |Oct 24, 2016

KENNETT >> The 447-year-old Penn Oak tree at the Myrick Center fell and died in July, but it is not forgotten and is still giving.