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Football: Lincoln shaded late by ECSU

By Bill Rudick Brudick55@gmail.com |

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  • Opinion

    My Two Cents: Time for schools to go Old School

    It’s not often that a news item from Wilmington will make the cut and appear on Philly TV news, but 17-year-old Emily Schaeffer, a student at Brandywine High made the cut. Ms. Schaeffer was sent home from school for wearing clothing that would be a distraction to the teen boys. She was wearing stretch pants. She wore a coat over them that she claims met the no-more-than-4-inch-above-the-knee rule. The photo shown on Fox 29 news shows a different story. The jacket is above her butt.

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  • Sports

    Boys Soccer: W.C. Henderson clinches National Division title with convicing win over Oxford

    WEST CHESTER >> Ellis Vague had a smile on his face moments after West Chester Henderson accomplished one of its goals from the start of the season.

    By Jeff Kerr jkerr@dailylocal.com @jeff_kerr on Twitter |

  • General news

    Kennett Square centenarians celebrate birthdays

    KENNETT SQUARE >> Leena Caudill was born in 1911, the same year as Lucille Ball, Vincent Price, Ginger Rogers and Ronald Reagan. Dorothy Edinoff was born in 1912, the same year as Gene Kelly, Karl Malden and Danny Thomas.

    Fran Maye
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  • Business

    Halloween haunt for kids in the Oxford area emphasizes fantasy

    NEW LONDON >> A different kind of Halloween spook attraction that doesn’t emphasize killer clowns and other macabre beings is running at a summer camp in the Oxford area through October.

    By Jim Callahan jcallahan@dailylocal.com @JimCallahan2 on Twitter |

  • General news

    Council ponders parking expansion

    OXFORD >> Public comment centered around parking and traffic filled the first hour of the Monday, Oct. 13, Oxford Borough Council meeting before any of the business items could be addressed.

    By MARCELLA PEYRE-FERRY For 21st Century Media |

  • General news

    New strategic plan for Avon Grove schools

    PENN >> The focus of the Oct. 9 Avon Grove School Board meeting was a presentation by Assistant Superintendent Margaret Sharp of the completed draft of the district’s new comprehensive strategic plan.

    By Marcella Peyre-Ferry 21st Century Media |

  • General news

    Unionville man paints his truck pink in tribute to his wife

    EAST MARLBOROUGH >> Pink is all the rage this month. Pink T-shirts, pink ribbons, pink socks — all to call awareness to celebrate survivors in October’s Breast Cancer Awareness Month.

    Fran Maye
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  • General news

    Oxford seeks members for Architectural Review Board

    WEST CHESTER >> State Senator Andy Dinniman announced last week that the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission officially certified the historical significance of the Oxford Borough Historic District, according to a press release from his office.

    Chris Barber
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  • Opinion

    Downwind: Classics at Brandwyn draw a big crowd

    The vintage and super car show given at Brantwyn the other week to benefit the Kennett Symphjony of Chester County began with many people arriving late. The autos had already been on a tour through the countryside when everyone congregated for Lamberghini Bellinzs while they watched the parage of classic cars.

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  • Obituaries

    John Cotton Wood of Kennett Square

    John Cotton Wood, a resident of the Kendal Community in Kennett Square, died on Oct. 9, 2104, at the age of 97. Born in New York City on March 8, 1917, he grew up in areas around Boston and San Francisco and summered in Europe. He attended the Ojai Valley School in southern California, St. Marks School in Massachusetts, graduated from Harvard College in 1938 and served for four years in the Army, rising to the rank of Captain during WWII. He attended white-tie dances at FDR’s White...

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