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By John Dunigan |


  • General news

    Brothers not guilty in gang stabbing

    WEST CHESTER >> A Common Pleas Court jury on Friday acquitted two brothers of a stabbing at a New Garden party that had overtones of gang-related tensions, concluding a five-day-long trial that featured dueling accounts of who initiated the violence at a child’s party.

    By Michael P. Rellahan @ChescoCourtNews on Twitter |

  • Arts and entertainment

    New Garden Air Show awes spectators

    NEW GARDEN >> All eyes turned upward as the amazing men in their flying machines performed feats of magic in the sky on Saturday.

    Chris Barber

  • General news

    Students return to Chester County schools

    August still has a week to go, but the yellow buses are running and students are back to school in eight of the county’s 12 public school districts. With many districts forced to push back graduation and the end of school to later than usual in June because of the excessive number of snow days, summer vacation was abbreviated on each end.

    By Marcella Peyre-Ferry For 21st Century Media |

  • General news

    Veterans groups replace stolen cemetery markers

    KENNETT SQUARE >> The Kennett Square American Legion and VFW have joined to replace 157 veterans markers that were stolen from local cemeteries in mid-July.

    Chris Barber

  • General news

    Arrests made at Parkesburg DUI checkpoint

    Avondale >> Six people were arrested for suspicion of driving under the influence and three others were charged with drug offenses during a sobriety checkpoint Friday night on Route 41.

    By Michael N. Price @MikePriceWrites on Twitter |

  • General news

    Lawrence wants cigarette tax to go statewide

    All the talk about hiking the cigarette tax in Philadelphia to help fund city schools has some state lawmakers wondering, what about the rest of the state?

    By Andrew Staub, PA Independent |

  • Opinion

    Doctor will talk about eyes

    Age-related Macular Degeneration is a common eye disease that gradually impairs vision. With approximately 13 million people in the U.S. coping with Age-related Macular Degeneration, there are newer and more effective treatment options available today. Learn more about this disease and treatments as board-certified ophthalmologist, Bruce Saran, M.D., presents Macular Degeneration on Wednesday, Sept. 10, at 7 p.m., at the Herr’s Snack Factory Auditorium at the Visitor Center, 271 Old...

    By Jennersville public relations Lecture focuses on age-related macular degeneration |

  • General news

    Oxford woman elated over receipt of royal letter

    OXFORD >> Sis Ennis has had a lot of dreams come true in her 95 years, but few experiences rank as high on her scale as the day she got the card from England’s Royal Family on July 29.

    Chris Barber

  • Features/People

    West Grove woman will work in Philadlephia school through Americorps

    PHILADELPHIA >> As her fifth year at Andrew Jackson Elementary School in Philadelphia draws near, principal Lisa Ciaranca Kaplan isn’t holding her breath over district funding. Her after-school Spanish and Mandarin programs are immune to budget woes, thanks to a partnership with University of Pennsylvania. Volunteers from the First Unitarian Church will again provide library support and tutoring to students.

    By Ariel Senko |

  • General news

    New Garden gang members go to trial for alleged stabbing

    WEST CHESTER >> Jury selection began Monday for two men accused in an alleged gang-related stabbing at a New Garden birthday party.

    By Michael P. Rellahan |

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