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Arrests made at Parkesburg DUI checkpoint

By Michael N. Price @MikePriceWrites on Twitter |


  • Opinion

    A little bit of this and a little bit of that

    I don’t know about you, but with shorter days and cooler temperatures, my internal clock is off and I feel like it’s almost autumn. We still have 1/3 of summer left, even though it seems Mother Nature has been trying to convince us otherwise. My garden is not liking this one bit. I’m pleased with what we’ve been able to harvest, but it certainly could have been more if it had been warmer and sunnier later into summer. Most schools around here start next...

    Lisa Lightner |

  • Sports

    Drop it in for longer drives

    Above is a before and after comparison of a young golfer who was mightily struggling with his game. On the left, he was moving his hands and club almost horizontally, out toward the ball at the start of his downswing. This move is known as swinging over-the-top. You can see that his club path was 7.4 degrees left of the target through impact. He was slicing the ball to the right because his club was moving across the back of the ball to the left. Remember, the ball takes off toward the face...

    John Dunigan |

  • Lifestyle

    Mudderella draws thousands to Unionville

    Unionville >> It was time to get down and dirty at the Plantation Field as nearly 5,000 people came out for the 2014 Mudderella PA Aug. 16.

    Candice Monhollan

  • Opinion

    Are you born with a taste for cilantro?

    Over the years, I’ve learned to expect to find the flavor of cilantro in Mexican foods, but lately the herb (and the related spice, coriander) seem to be appearing in cuisines everywhere. Most recently, cilantro showed up floating in a bowl of Mulligatawny soup I purchased at a local Indian restaurant. More surprisingly, coriander showed up as an ingredient in “White Lantern,” a summer beer from Sam Adams that a friend introduced me to recently. I picked out the leaves...


  • Sports

    O’Neill eager to change Avon Grove’s fortunes

    London grove >> The Avon Grove football program has a bit of an identity problem.

    By Nate Heckenberger @nheckenberger on Twitter |

  • General news

    Ivan Stoltzfus arrives in California

    Ivan Stoltzfus, the Honey Brook man who in late April rode through southern Chester County on his tractor en route to the Pacific Ocean, arrived at his destination a little over a week ago.

    Chris Barber

  • General news

    Hacking puts patient information at risk at 4 area hospitals

    Community Health Systems, which operates several hospitals in the Chester County area, said a cyberattack believed to be from China may have compromised patient information.

    Staff and Wire Report |

  • Entertainment

    2104 Mushroom Festival features music, eating contest, parade, Midway and plenty of fun

    Kennett Square >> Tens of thousands of people are expected to flock to Kennett Square Sept. 6 and 7 for the 29th annual Mushroom Festival. And this year, there’s more to see than ever before.

    Fran Maye

  • General news

    Voting begins for Reader’s Choice Awards

    Polls open today for the Daily Local News’ annual Reader’s Choice awards. From clothing to food, from banking to schools, we want to know your favorite shops and services in the area.


  • Our say

    Win, lose or fun?

    Stop by any local high school this week and you’ll see the kids are back.


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