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Local girls filmed in Kennett for Disney TV commercial |Sep 28, 2016

Staff Report Two film crews were in Kennett Square this week to film Alexa Arizaga and Maria Luna from Girl Scout Troop 41221 for a 90-second interstitial slot to be aired on the Disney channel beginning in mid October.

Kennett businessman Olen Grimes who faces sexual abuse charges now on house arrest |Sep 29, 2016

WEST CHESTER >> The Kennett Square businessman facing charges that he illegally filmed two young girls showering in a Poconos hotel has been placed on house arrest after allegations were made that he contacted one of the girls on social media.

Classic car show raises $9,000 for Kennett’s Joseph Boxler fund |Sep 26, 2016

Yorklyn, DE >> Hundreds of people attended the Auburn Heights Invitational Historic Auto Display over the weekend, a fundraiser featuring pre-World War II Roadsters and Rundabouts, held on the bucolic grounds of the Marshall Mansion and Steam Museum,

Police looking for 15-year-old runaway in New Garden |Sep 30, 2016

The New Garden Township Police Department is investigating a report of missing juvenile whom appears to be a voluntary runaway.

11 animals seized from home; cruelty charges pending |Sep 28, 2016

Eleven animals were seized from a Franklin Township home on Monday, Sept. 26, and were found to be living in substandard conditions and a pungent odor. Some of the animals even had open wounds.

October is a big month for art in southern Chester County |Sep 27, 2016

From West Chester, Delaware County and Kennett Square to Greenville, Delaware, October is full of great art adventures and one-of-a-kind art events. Get in your car, find a map, and start off your October weekends with a new art treat for every week this month!

A grand day at Avon Grove High School |Sep 26, 2016

LONDON GROVE >> Spirits were high at Avon Grove High School’s Homecoming on Saturday. The heat wave had broken and the parade started on time. Probably the only downer was the football game loss to West Chester East, 21-3.

Hadley Fund celebrates 100 years of programs |Sep 27, 2016

The Hadley Fund is celebrating its 100th year of offering free programs to area residents that should teach “Civic Betterment Social Welfare and Education.” Founded by Charley Hadley and his sister, Irene Hadkey Baird, the Fund that is alive today.

Meet ‘Alexander Hamilton’ at Kennett Library Oct. 8 |Sep 27, 2016

The most misunderstood and least appreciated of the Founding Fathers, Alexander Hamilton was a patriot-soldier, aide-de-camp to General Washington, a tireless advocate for crafting the U.S. Constitution, the first Secretary of the Treasury and almost single-handedly responsible for rescuing the nation from its post-Revolutionary War financial disaster- the overwhelming debt which nearly crushed the young republic before it got started.

Kennett High humanitarians organize summer food program |Sep 28, 2016

For the second summer, the Kennett High School Humanitarian Club volunteered at Mary D. Lang Kindergarten Center to assist students there. The club also sponsored a program at the high school.

PennDOT to replace Burnt Mill Road bridge |Sep 27, 2016

Construction began Monday, September 26, to replace the Burnt Mill Road bridge over a branch of the Red Clay Creek in Kennett Township, Chester County, the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) today announced.

Kennett area woman on a mission to end sex slavery |Sep 30, 2016

NEW GARDEN >> Every eight minutes, a young girl in India is sold as a sex slave, according to the 2103 Global Slavery Index, which is fueled mainly due to extreme poverty and lack of education.

Officials seek input for new vision of Kennett Library; meeting set Oct. 13 |Sep 28, 2016

What would you like to see in the new Kennett Library?

Finnish exchange students join Upland Country Day School |Sep 28, 2016

Upland Country Day School recently welcomed two exchange students from Finland. Siiri Laine and Severi Laitinen joined Upland’s 9th grade class.

700 attend Jam on the Brandywine; $15,000 raised |Sep 29, 2016

Over 700 people attended the 11th annual Jam on the Brandywine in support of the Brandywine Red Clay Alliance to raise nearly $15,000. Eight bands performed to support watershed conservation and environmental education including The Cameltones, Apache Trails, Kooligans, Davey Dickens and The Troubadors, Dreadlock Betty and The Bonehops, Steve Pepper, The Pat Kane Experience and The Scott Pemberton Trio from Portland, OR.

C.F. Patton Middle’s green project gets high marks from federal, state officials |Sep 30, 2016

EAST MARLBOROUGH >> Over the years, Patton Middle School has won several awards for its “Green” initiatives, including a Green Ribbon award last year, one of only a few schools nationwide to receive that honor.