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Robert Kennedy Jr. honored for environmental efforts

By Chris Barber|

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  • General news

    Election 2014: Whitney Hoffman favors funding for education, infrastructure

    KENNETT >> Whitney Hoffman believes government should be more transparent, and it’s one of the reasons she is running against Republican Steve Barrar in the 160th district.

    Fran Maye
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  • General news

    Election 2014: Ross back in race; says he has unfinished business

    KENNETT SQUARE >> After Cuyler Walker unexpectedly withdrew as the Republican endorsed candidate for the 158th district, committee members went knocking on incumbent Chris Ross’ door. Ross announced his retirement earlier this year, but when he, and not Roger Howard, was asked to run, Ross immediately accepted.

    Fran Maye
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  • General news

    Election 2014: Rzucidlo hopes third time’s the charm

    KENNETT SQUARE >> Susan Rzucidlo is hoping the third time is the charm.

    Fran Maye
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  • General news

    Race Through the Grapes

    FRANKLIN >> As cross country runs go, the Race Through the Grapes 5K was a sweet one.

    Chris Barber
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  • Opinion

    Great Pumpkin Carve returns to Chadds Ford

    It’s time for the annual Great Pumpkin Carve at the Chadds Ford Historical Society, to be held Oct. 23, 24 and 25 on the grounds of the society’s Barn Visitor Center. When they say “great” pumpkins, they mean “great,” as the 60 pumpkins weigh between 150 and 400 pounds each. Most of them are the “Prize Winner” bright orange drought resistant variety, but a few are paler “Atlantic Giants,” and I have even seen white ones.

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  • Opinion

    For this local gardener, the season is just beginning

    Mike Dippolito’s garden didn’t start the day that he checked the north-south orientation on his property for the best possible sun exposure and installed four planting boxes. Rather, like many gardens, Dippolito’s began long before. “My grandparents raised food,” he told me. “If not for them, I don’t know if I’d be growing vegetables today.”

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  • Sports

    Oxford inducts 6 new athletes

    EAST NOTTINGHAM >> After 14 years of seeking out some of its finest athletes from the past, Oxford High School hasn’t run out of champions.

    Chris Barber
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  • General news

    Even in Chester County, Ebola is a concern

    As national concern continues to grow over the Ebola virus’ appearance in the United States, area officials are taking precautions to ensure that the virus does not gain a foothold in the region.

    By Michael N. Price mprice@dailylocal.com @MikePriceWrites on Twitter |

  • Sports

    Football: Henderson regains confidence with convincing win

    WEST CHESTER >> Following a tough loss to undefeated Coatesville last week, West Chester Henderson’s football team looked to regain confidence against a winless Avon Grove.

    By Michael Murphy sports@dailylocal.com @maddogmurph55 |

  • Sports

    Girls Volleyball: Unionville turns tables on Avon Grove

    East Marlborough >> Last year Unionville’s volleyball team saw their season come to an end when they were defeated by Avon Grove. On Tuesday night, the ninth seeded Indians returned the favor to the No. 24 Red Devils, defeating them by scores of 25-21, 25-17, 23-25, 25-22 in the first round of the District 1 Class AAA playoffs..

    By Kieran McCauley kmccauley@dailylocal.com @k_mac_14 on Twitter |

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