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McLeod receives praise and cheers as ‘Outstanding Citizen’

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Mainstreet Inc. aims to boost the town

OXFORD >> Brian Wenzka became the new executive director at Oxford Mainstreet, Inc., (OMI) in September but some residents may not know him yet. ...

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    McLeod named Outstanding Citizen of Year by Southern Chester County Chamber of Commerce

    West Grove >> The Southern Chester County Chamber of Commerce has named Jim McLeod its 2017 Outstanding Citizen of the Year.

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    Ogurcak and nine players will be honored by Old Timers

    KENNETT SQUARE >> Southern Chester County has no lack of outstanding baseball players, as witnessed by the great numbers who have been inducted into the Old Timers Hall of Fame through the years. Along with those great hitters, pitchers and catchers, however, are the memorable coaches who have nurtured the abilities of those fine players in their youth and led them to glory.

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    Massey steps into his second term and cites area heroin epidemic

    OXFORD >> It was District Justice Scott Massey’s day in the spotlight as he was sworn in for his second six-year term as Judge of Chester County Magisterial Court 15-3-05. But rather than celebrate the event alone, he invited in all the newly elected township supervisors in this jurisdiction, swore them in, and then took them and their guests out to dinner.

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    Community honors fallen vets with wreaths

    OXFORD >> Undaunted by the previous night’s snow, local folks slipped boots and mittens on their kids and trudged up to the Oxford cemetery on Saturday to pay tribute to deceased veterans and those who gave their lives in battle. Like many Oxford events, the turnout was substantial — several hundred — and the spirits were high.

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    Guadalupe service draws thousands to St. Rocco

    NEW GARDEN >> The Our Lady of Guadalupe celebration isn’t Christmas, but it’s just as joyful for the local Mexican population.

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    Tree lighting hosted by West Grove Garage kids

    WEST GROVE >> The annual lighting of the West Grove Christmas tree is rather modest compared with those of the nearby communities.

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    Kitty Cafe welcomes preschool story fans

    KENNETT SQUARE >> It’s a lucky cat that ends up at the Tree Tops Kitty Cafe in Kennett Square.

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    The town turns out to celebrate on Third Street

    OXFORD >> State Sen. Andy Dinniman said recently that he likes Oxford because it’s the kind of place where people know each other, and those friendships often go back to generations that came before.

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    Kennett Symphony concert enthusiastically received

    On Saturday night Music Director Michael Hall executed a fun-filled and enthusiastically received holiday concert entitled “Pops Goes the Holidays” to a full house at Unionville High School. The program offered a full and varied menu that ran the gamut from jokes from Santa Claus to a premier dance performance done to Bach’s Orchestral Suite No. 3 in D Major.

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    Dogs meet up with Santa and the Missus in Pocopson

    POCOPSON >> Candy canes and sugar plums might go through the heads of children at Christmas, but no one really knows what the dogs have in mind. Fortunately for the canines, Ace Hardware in Pocopson and its sister stores, Oxford Feed and Lumber and Pets and Friends in Jennersville, are bringing the same Christmas joy to dogs that children are receiving at numerous occasions all over the region.

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