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Joe Pitts looks back on 44 years in office

EAST MARLBOROUGH >> For conservative Congressman Joe Pitts, his political career began simply with some cardboard posters and a couple of two-by-fours. That’s how he recalled his first successful campaign to fill the about-to-be-vacated 1...

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    Pitts deserves the accolades he’s receiving

    Congressman Joe Pitts has been annoying liberals for the past 40 years, especially on the issues of guns and abortion. In return they routinely vote for candidates a little more to the left to represent them in Washington.

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    Pitts honored by friends and local Republicans

    LONDON GROVE >> Friends and political colleagues gathered at the Inniscrone Golf Club on Monday to wish Joe Pitts well and thank him for his service.

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    Judge allows couple to keep pool fence

    WEST CHESTER >> In a sometimes biting and other times lyrical decision, a Common Pleas Court judge has dismissed a lawsuit brought by neighbors of a New Garden same sex couple over the fence they built to enclose a planned in-ground swimming pool.

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    Grant performs solo at the library

    WEST GROVE >> It was almost as if history were pulling an ironic trick on the Avon Grove Library on Friday. Robert E. Lee re-enactor Frank Orlando, who was scheduled to appear with Ulysses Grant re-enactor Ken Serfass, had to cancel because he fell ill and had to have surgery, according to a press release sent by library director Lori Schwabenbauer.

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    waiting game

    Online: For updates on Friday’s game, follow @jeff_kerr and @NeilMGeoghegan on Twitter and visit papreplive.com.

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    LIVE: Avon Grove vs. Hempfield in PIAA Class AAAA Championship game

    The Avon Grove softball team plays Hempfield in the PIAA Class AAAA championship game today at 1:30 and you can follow everything that happens live. Daily Local staff writers Jeff Kerr, Neil Geoghegan and Pete Bannan will be on the scene. Check in above or follow them on Twitter for up-to-the-minute details.

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    Avon Grove graduates celebrate accomplishments

    NEWARK, DELAWARE >> The Robert Carpenter Center at the University of Delaware was packed to the gills with friends and relatives of Avon Grove High School’s 88th graduating class on Monday night. Their affection for their children was evident as they cheered their entrance and exit as well as the announcements of their accomplishments.

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    Oxford Graduation: A time for reflection and celebration

    EAST NOTTINGHAM >> The seniors of Oxford Area High School celebrated their commencement on Friday in the school gym with beach balls and confetti.

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    Troop 31 honors two more new Eagles

    Bradley Stephen Heacock Last week Boy Scout Troop 31 of Chadds Ford held an Eagle Scout Court of Honor to honor two New Eagle Scouts, Bradley Stephen Heacock and Robert Andrew Maxwell. With these two newly achieved Eagle Scouts, Troop 31 has now had 130 Scouts become Eagles since 1963. Bradley has been extremely busy managing his many activities. A sophomore at Unionville High School, he has received all of his sacraments at St. Cornelius Catholic Church, becoming an altar...

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    Local event organizers are models of volunteerism

    The late Danish writer Piet Hein left us with a lot of pithy poems and sayings. After this week’s Memorial Day weekend of storms and then no storms, the following statement hits home:

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