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Candy store move begat artisan outlet

By Chris Barber|

New London has big plans for a park

New London >> Township Secretary-Tresaurer Trish Fagan got an exciting phone call last week. ...

By Chris Barber|

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    85-year-old twins energize local talent show

    Franklin >> Avon Grove Community Theater is the closest thing folks can find to Broadway in southern Chester County.

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    John Chambers returns as West Grove Fire Company Chief

    West Grove >> A familiar West Grove resident is returning as Fire Chief, the result of annual elections at the West Grove Fire Company. John Chambers was elected fire chief and Tom Glass was elected president of the WGFC, which serves the communities of Southern Chester County in and around the Avon Grove School District.

    By Bill Wohl West Grove Fire Company secretary |

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    How could someone be so heartless?

    The arrogance and heartlessness of some folks truly amazes me. The story of Dalene Bowden, a school cafeteria worker in Idaho, who was fired after giving a hungry student a free lunch is an example of a such a supervisor who should be fired and never allowed anywhere near a school.

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    Chester County Hospital hosts its first baby early

    West Chester >> Shanice Washington and Kadeem Morales of Coatesville greeted their new son, Lenox, at 1:02 a.m. on Friday.

    Chris Barber
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  • Opinion

    A place to find really good news

    Do you ever feel as if the events in our world are spinning out of control? Do you ever feel as is our world is like looking into one of those distorted mirrors, in a circus fun house where nothing is as it should be? Do you ever feel as if our world has changed so that what used to be up is now down and what was down is now up? Where what used to be right is now considered wrong and what used to be wrong today is considered right? When you listen to the radio, watch TV, and read the...

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    Food basket tradition continues for 61 years

    New Garden >> A charitable Christmas tradition that started in 1954 continued with mighty strength anfd spirit on Saturday, spreading cheer and goods to those who could use a boost.

    Chris Barber
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    Hundreds pay tribute at wreath ceremony

    Oxford >> With a dedication to remember the fallen, honor those who serve and teach children the lessons of those who protect the nation, more than 200 people gathered for the annual Wreaths Across America ceremony on Saturday.

    Chris Barber
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    Thousands celebrate Guadalupe at St. Rocco

    New Garden >> For members of the largely Hispanic St. Rocco Church, Our Lady of Guadalupe is a December festival that rivals Christmas in its importance.

    Chris Barber
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    Steele releases AG championship book

    West Grove >> It’s been more than 40 years since the Avon Grove High School basketball team won the 1970 state championship, but the players and longtime residents still enjoy recalling the glory and the details.

    Chris Barber
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    Oxford Health Center opens on Third Street

    Oxford >> Kennett Square-based La Comunidad has opened a branch in Oxford dedicated to dealing with physical and psychological health.

    Chris Barber
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