Matt Grieca a ‘certified celebrant’ |Jul 23, 2014

POLICE LOG |Jul 22, 2014

NEW GARDEN On July 8, 2014 at 11 p.m, police observed a vehicle travelling on Baltimore Pike with an equipment violation. The vehicle was followed and observed to drive over the center lines and off the travel portion of the roadway.

Kennett Square officials allow residents to own chickens |Jul 22, 2014


District 28 All-Stars head to Big League World Series |Jul 21, 2014

When the KAU Kings won the Eastern Regional Championship last season and advanced to the Senior League World Series, parents, coaches, and friends told them to be happy just to be there.

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Get your kids involved in the National Parks Junior Ranger program |Jul 18, 2014

Recently my family and I went on vacation and we visited several of the National Parks out west including Grand Canyon and Zion National Park. We had been there before but when the boys were much younger.

|Jul 18, 2014

There’s still time for a vegetable garden |Jul 18, 2014

The idea of a fall vegetable garden can be a bit misleading. It took me an embarrassingly long time to realize that the label “fall” indicated harvest time, not planting time. Granted, in July and August, while we’re swimming in 90+-degree heat, it’s a challenge to remember that the longest day of the year is long past.

|Jul 18, 2014

Galloway offers retirement severance |Jul 18, 2014

WEST GROVE -- Veteran borough Police Chief Errol Galloway has offered to retire pending a severance offer from Council.

Kennett merchants take their wares outside |Jul 18, 2014

This weekend, July 19 and 20, will be the annual Sidewalk Sale by the Kennett merchants in uptown Kennett Square. On Saturday the hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and on Sunday, July 20 it is open 11 a.m.

West Nile Virus found in county trap |Jul 18, 2014

UWCHLAN – County health officials on Wednesday announced the West Nile Virus was recently discovered for the first time this year in a mosquito trap placed in the township.

Bulletproof vests donated to CCSPCA |Jul 18, 2014


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Science in the Summer opens at Bayard Taylor Library |Jul 17, 2014

Some children may only just visit the ocean during vacation, but those in attendance of the free Science in the Summer program at the Bayard Taylor Memorial Library are learning all about it.

Sage voted in as member of U-CF school board |Jul 17, 2014

After having to push the decision back a month due to deadlock voting, Robert Sage was sworn in as the newest member of the Unionville-Chadds Ford School Board in a special meeting held July 14.

Wegmans to be completed by Sept., 2015; 1,000 new jobs coming to area |Jul 17, 2014


Camp Curious 2.0 brings in older children |Jul 16, 2014

LANDENBERG – It’s one thing to pass down clothes between sisters, but in the Lustig family, older sister Shoshanna has given Camp Curious to her younger sister Rebecca to take over and run.

Kucera: Kennett Square is on the upswing |Jul 15, 2014


Unionville Quaker organizes meetinghouse tour |Jul 11, 2014

NEWLIN — A 95-year-old birthright Quaker from Unionville has taken on the task of organizing a tour of area meetinghouses.

Best representing country in Nova Scotia |Jul 10, 2014

@CMonhollanDLN It has been a whirlwind of a year for Unionville High School’s Justin Best.

Proposed legislation would freeze school property taxes for seniors |Jul 10, 2014


Neilson Carlin to be featured at World Meeing of Families |Jul 10, 2014

It may be over a year away, but Neilson Carlin has already been chosen for the opportunity to show off his work at the eighth World Meeting of Families to be held in Philadelphia Sept. 22 to 27, 2015.

Battle of the Bands attracts youth to Kennett Flash |Jul 10, 2014

Debt forces college grads to move back home |Jul 10, 2014

Brian Mahoney, 24, of Collegeville, has had to bounce around from job to job while his Bachelor’s Degree collects dust. It’s the only thing he can do to get his life going while he lives at home with his parents and tries to get a handle on his out-of-control student loans.

Longwood Gardens’ Main fountain garden to be demolished, rebuilt |Jul 8, 2014

BY MATT FREEMAN For 21st-centurymedia.

Longwood Gardens hosts fireworks extravaganza |Jul 7, 2014

EAST MARLBOROUGH -- The skies were bright over Longwood Gardens on Friday night as an estimated 6,000 spectators honored the nation’s 238th birthday with cheers and applause during the annual Independence Day fireworks display.

A milkman returns |Jul 7, 2014

We acknowledge that the times have changed since the Daily Local News looked around and found itself in the latter stages of the 20th century.

Obama is a Minor Leaguer compared to other presidents. |Jul 6, 2014

There’s been a lot of noise during the past 6 years, especially on Fox News, talk radio, and TEA folks complaining about how many executive orders the Obama administration has issued during his terms as president.

Christina’s world? Maine. Wyeth world? Chadds Ford |Jul 6, 2014

CHADDS FORD, Pa. — A recent review of an Andrew Wyeth show calls his famous painting “Christina’s World” the “best-loved worst painting in history.”

Changing the façade of Philadelphia Museum of Art |Jul 6, 2014

We are all familiar with the front of the Philadelphia Museum of Art, standing tall above the Schuylkill, housing some of the finest examples of great art. But did you know they want to change those sacred steps that Rocky climbed? Well, that isn’t really settled yet.

Is clover the secret to a perfect lawn? |Jul 6, 2014

The plush, velvety American lawn gets a bad rap these days, but it’s not without some justification. That uniform green, tempting call to going barefoot comes with a variety of costs: herbicides, pesticides, consumption of fossil fuel, erosion, habitat loss, water use, and runoff contributing to small-stream flooding.

East Marlborough resident is the milkman in town |Jul 6, 2014

Remember when the milkman would deliver farm fresh milk, butter and eggs to doorsteps early in the morning?

Jennersville Victory |Jul 6, 2014

In a close meet, Jennersville Y Barracudas defeated Upper Main Line Y, 240 to 227.

Local Baden-Powell scouting association groups forming |Jul 6, 2014

Have you ever heard of Baden-Powell Scouting Association? There is a new group forming in southern Chester county. Formed in 2006, Baden-Powell Service Association (BPSA) is an independent and traditional style scouting association that perpetuates the principles and practices of scouting laid down by Robert Baden-Powell in 1907.

Longwood Gardens hosts fireworks extravaganza |Jul 6, 2014

EAST MARLBOROUGH -- The skies were bright over Longwood Gardens on Friday night as an estimated 6,000 spectators honored the nation’s 238th birthday with cheers and applause during the annual Independence Day fireworks display.

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Amendment gives school charters some relief |Jul 6, 2014

The Pennsylvania Senate has adopted a pending special education bill amendment that many say will forestall a potential collapse of brick and mortar charter schools in the state.

Chesco Pops to perform at Oxford High School |Jul 6, 2014

As part of its Summer 2014 series, the Chester County Pops Orchestra will return to Oxford Area High School for a performance on Saturday, July 19 at 7 p.m. Tickets are $15 for adults, $12 seniors age 62 and over, and free for students and children.

Halfway house escape earns E. Nottingham man jail time |Jul 6, 2014


Residents fighting to protect water |Jul 3, 2014

Several years ago, a well was built near the intersection of Broad Run and Newark roads, just about 150 feet from the Broad Run Creek. Now, Artesian Water wants to own the well and use it to pump water to its customers, which local residents are afraid are mostly in Delaware.

Mighty Milledge brings DBA awareness to Kennett |Jul 3, 2014

Every night, Milledge Estes is hooked up to an infusion line through his leg for 12 hours to receive medicine and make sure his iron levels stay normal. He has also gone through more than 100 blood transfusions since he was born.

The Milkman is Back! East Marlborough man delivers fresh produce to local doorsteps |Jul 1, 2014

Spring Brook Farm is too valuable a resource to lose |Jun 26, 2014

Take a good look at the photo inserted into this editorial. It is a photo taken last year of a special needs child from the Child and Career Development Center at the Chester County Intermediate Unit visiting The Barn at Spring Brook in Pocopson Township.

A simple way to grow a lot of food |Jun 26, 2014

Last week I received an e-mail from West Chester resident Don Knabb. He wrote, “We have always grown in raised beds, even before square foot gardening became popular. But when Mel Bartholomew’s first book came out we followed his advice pretty closely.

Remembering artists Boots and Polly |Jun 26, 2014

I was startled recently to discover that apparently many Kennett area residents were unaware that two of the outstanding local artists had died. One was Mary Clark Keyser, known as “Boots” and the other was Marion Boyle Guthrie known as “Polly.

My 2 Cents Do We Really Want to Lose Human Skills? by Mike Cannatelli There is new evidence that suggests the link between handwriting and educational development is very closely linked. The study shows that children not only learn to read more quickly |Jun 26, 2014

Unionville grad soars at Troop 22 Eagle |Jun 26, 2014

Leonard Johnson III, son of Sylvia and Robert Amis and the late Leonard Johnson Jr., and brother to Lindsey Johnson, earned the rank of Eagle Scout in February, 2014. Lenny is a recent graduate of Unionville High School and participated in SHOC (Students Helping Other Classmates) and UNITY (as a hand-picked mentor for new students).

Third on Third catching on in Oxford |Jun 26, 2014

OXFORD - If one night out a month is good, why not two?

Pocopson supervisors close farm that helped kids |Jun 26, 2014