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Local coat drive means winter warmth for hundreds

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Burton’s Barber Shop celebrates 125 years with day-long festivities

KENNETT SQUARE >> Joe Hughes sat in the barber chair for probably the longest haircut he ever had. That was because his barber, Bob Burton, kept greeting guest-after-guest at his shop’s 125th anniversary party and had promised he was not ...

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    Charter School feast raises funds for programs

    LONDON BRITAIN >> The Avon Grove Charter School PTO, ever mindful and appreciative of the school’s Micro Farm and arts programs, held its second annual harvest dinner in the rural backwoods of Landenberg on Saturday.

    Chris Barber
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    Oxford candidates meet voters at Ware forum

    OXFORD >> When the candidates for municipal office got together to introduce themselves to voters on Oct. 10, it was obvious that they were all very fond of the borough and loved its old time charm. But as the dialogue continued, they shared another concern: taxes and the cost of running the town.

    Chris Barber
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    Medic 94 named 2017 Pennsylvania EMS of the Year

    WEST GROVE >> Southern Chester County Emergency Medical Services MEDIC 94 has been named the 2017 Pennsylvania EMS Service of the Year by the Pennsylvania Emergency Health Services Council (PEHSC).

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    Scores earn ribbons at the Community Fair

    Another Unionville Community Fair has come and gone, this year with perfect weather at the Willowsdale Steeplechase grounds.

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    Orchestra opens its new office at the Art Stroll

    KENNETT SQUARE >> The Kennett Symphony opened the doors of its new office to the public with an open house during Friday’s Art Stroll.

    Chris Barber
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    Screen time: The less the better

    Empathy is not something we are born with. Self-centeredness present in the early years of life is a necessary component of the cognitive stages of development .

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    Spencer and Biondi pass the torch to Amos at Pro Musica

    KENNETT >> The torch is being passed at the Pro Musica music school founded by Leon Spencer and Fred Biondi in 1995.

    Chris Barber
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    Woman honored for playground donation

    OXFORD >> The construction of Oxford’s new all-inclusive playground was a community effort. But credit for a big chunk of that effort goes to a 96-year-old farmer from Lower Oxford.

    Chris Barber
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    New middle school is recommended

    NEW LONDON >> Building a new middle school, and expanding the high school by building a core to connect it with the Fred S. Engle Middle School building could be projects coming to the Avon Grove School district at a cost of $126 million.

    By Marcella Peyre-Ferry For Digital First Media|

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    Lindenlauf retires

    The members of the Southern Chester County Regional Police Department would like to congratulate PFC Gerard “Gerry” Lindenlauf on his retirement. A ceremony will be held at the New Garden Township regular meeting on Monday, September 18, 2017 at 7:30 p.m. As a respectful gesture to the origins of PFC Lindenlauf’s law enforcement career, the ceremony will take place at the New Garden Township Board Room.

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