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St. Rocco celebrates Our Lady of Guadalupe with music and prayer

By Chris Barber|

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  • Opinion

    Downwind: Longwood Gardens Christmas show is for the birds

    Longwood Gardens is the most beautiful this Christmas I have ever seen, and that’s going some. The initial view on entering the conservancy is exquisite with bright red set off by lots of white and silver trees and flowers. This entrance is so beautiful visitors have to wait their turn to take photos of their children in this gorgeous setting. I never saw so many families with little girls all dressed up for their Christmas photo.

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  • Sports

    Led by newcomer Murphy, Lions win league opener

    LOWER OXFORD >> Starting a freshman, a transfer and five other big-time first-year contributors, the new-look Lincoln men’s basketball team has morphed away from its perimeter-oriented recent past. But head coach John Hill and the Lions are already making it work.

    By Neil Geoghegan ngeoghegan@dailylocal.com @DLNSports on Twitter |

  • General news

    New Garden woman homeless after fire destroys mobile home

    New Garden >> A woman is homeless after a fire destroyed her trailer in the 100 block of Santilli Road in the Eastridge Trailer Park Tuesday morning.

    By Pete Bannan pbannan@mainlinemedianews.com @petebannan on Twitter |

  • Opinion

    Smart Money: Be smart, keep an eye on your identity

    You’d have to be living under a rock not to be concerned about identity theft. It seems like every other month there’s a new report about another massive data breach somewhere in the world.

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  • General news

    Kennett Square man gets Purple Heart after 44 years

    By Fran Maye fmaye@21st-centurymedia.com @kennettpaper on Twitter

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  • Arts and entertainment

    Santa and Kennett Square herald in the season

    KENNETT SQUARE >> All eyes turned westward on State Street Friday night as Mr. and Mrs. Santa Claus drove up in an antique car at the end of the Holiday Lights Parade. When they finally arrived, they were surrounded by children, who rushed to touch them and later lined up to tell them their Christmas wishes.

    Chris Barber
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  • Arts and entertainment

    Historic tavern celebrates A Season of Light

    When Colonel John Hannum, commander of the First Battalion of Chester County militia, and his friend Thomas “Squire” Cheyney left Martin’s Tavern in Marshallton, Pennsylvania, on the morning of Sept. 11, 1777, they didn’t know they’d be witnesses to a pivotal episode in American history.

    By Gene Pisasale Special for The Kennett Paper |

  • General news

    Kennett teacher wins coffee for a year in Channel 6 holiday contest

    KENNETT SQUARE >> Erika Smith has never won a contest in her life, but she hit the jackpot Thanksgiving Day when she learned she was the grand prize winner in Channel 6’s holiday contest. She won a year’s supply of coffee from Dunkin’ Donuts.

    Fran Maye
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  • General news

    Stabbing subject gains parole

    WEST CHESTER >> One of two brothers acquitted earlier in a stabbing at a New Garden party that had overtones of gang-related tensions has been paroled from Chester County Prison.

    By Michael P. Rellahan mrellahan@dailylocal.com |

  • Sports

    That’s the spirit: Special events of remembrance, charity

    WEST GOSHEN >> Nothing can bridge the gap between opponents in sports like a sense of community and charity, and that’s exactly what happened Wednesday night in the midst of regular season games in the EPIHA Ches-Mont conference in boys high school ice hockey.

    Candice Monhollan
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