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Cat saved by firefighters

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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. ...

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    Oxford High School honors outstanding alums

    EAST NOTTINGHAM >> Oxford HIgh School honored four graduates at its 11th annual Distinguisehd Allumni Recognition Ceremony on Friday. The recipients of the accolades were Greg Deaver, James W. Fite Jr., Valerie Gray Francois and R. Samuel McMichael.

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    Oxford honors its heroes at a community parade and ceremony

    OXFORD >> Third Street came alive with music and old vehicles at the annual Oxford Memorial Day parade on Monday.

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    Route 52 (Lenape Road) Scheduled to Close Next Week in Pocopson Township for Bridge Repairs

    KING OF PRUSSIA >> The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) today announced that Route 52 (Lenape Road) is scheduled to close between Pocopson Road and Creek Road in Pocopson Township, Chester County, on Tuesday, May 31, through Thursday, June 2, from 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM, for bridge repairs.

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    Mayor honors outstanding citizens

    On Monday, May 16, Oxford Mayor Geoff Henry honored his outstanding borough residents for the past year. They were all nominated by friends or neighbors who had written short letters of recognition about them. Front from left are Jane Freeman, Christine Bennett, Police Officer Shakira Greer, Randy Teel, Janis Walker, Reba Webb and Mayor Geoff Henry; Back from left are Ralph Greer, Wes Bowers, Analie Korengel, David Ogino, Police Officers Adam Weaver, and Scott Brown, Police Chief John...

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    Is this the best the GOP can do?

    The GOP nomination process has turned into a real mess. Out of 17 GOP candidates, Trump is the best they could give us? The Trump thing really boggles my mind, especially with Evangelical/Fundamentalist Christians. Many of them are real Trumpsters. He surly hasn’t lived his life in a family valued “Christian” sort of way. Two divorces, both due to him cheating on wife No. 1 and No. 2 respectively, with his secretary who became wife No. 2 and No. 3. Interestingly this is...

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    Mushroom flies return to Harrogate neighborhood

    NEW GARDEN >> Most people are happy when the warmer temperatures of spring roll around, but that’s not the case for the folks who live in the Harrogate community just off Limestone Road.

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    HARMAN TROPHY

    ROSEMONT >> Over the course of the season, multiple players on Avon Grove have come through in the second half to lead the Red Devils in a crucial spot.

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    Heroes honored at EMS dinner

    KENNETT SQUARE >> It’s not often that a hundred-or-so life-saving heroes are gathered in one place. But that’s what happens every year at the Chester County EMS Council Awards Ceremony at the Kennett Fire Company’s Red Clay Room.

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    Jubilation at Lincoln University graduation

    LOWER OXFORD >> An atmosphere of jubilation permeated the Lincoln University graduation ceremony on Friday in spite of rain forcing everything inside. The event is traditionally held in the stadium with ample room for the thousands who attend, but for this particular day, the guests were ushered to several locations to either watch live in the gym or see it on giant TV screens in other venues.

    Chris Barber
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    Avondale residents urged to boil water following a water line break on East Third Street

    AVONDALE >> All residents of Avondale are being urged to boil water before using it following a water line break Tuesday afternoon on East Third Street.

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