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    Skateboarders come from afar to Franklin event

    FRANKLIN >> The wheels were spinning on the pathways at Crossan Park Sunday as more than 50 skateboarders from miles away showed up for a competition.

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    Oxford council addresses taxing issues

    OXFORD >> Oxford Borough Council meeting started early on Monday to discuss the first draft of the budget for 2015. At this point there is no tax increase proposed, but there was discussion of where items might need to be increased.

    By Marcella Peyre-Ferry For 21st Century Media |

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    Former New Garden supervisor starts prison term

    WEST CHESTER >> A contrite former New Garden supervisor was led from a Common Pleas Courtroom Tuesday by sheriff’s deputies to begin serving a state prison sentence for possession of child pornography.

    By Michael P. Rellahan mrellahan@dailylocal.com @ChescoCourtNews on Twitter |

  • Sports

    Football: Unionville spoils Avon Grove’s homecoming

    WEST GROVE >> On Saturday afternoon, there was excitement, energy and spirit all around Avon Grove High School’s campus before kickoff due to Homecoming festivities. However, once the ball was kicked off, smiles turned to frowns as Unionville rolled to a 36-0 victory in the non-league contest.

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

  • Opinion

    Backpacks: Not your spine’s best friend

    Alas, the new school year is here! On top of every child’s list of school supplies is a new backpack. While backpacks vary in their style, color and sizes, they all share one thing in common: they are detrimental to the health of your child’s spine. According to an article in a 1998 edition of the prestigious scientific journal “Spine,” by the time a young adult has graduated from high school, he or she has experienced at least one episode of back pain, due in...

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  • Sports

    Winning golf: Get that big bounce back

    Two weeks ago, Billy Horschel chunked a six-iron shot into the final hole, causing him to lose the golf tournament on just when he had a chance to win it. His comment: “I didn’t choke. I just made a bad swing at the wrong time.” This past weekend, Billy found himself in a similar position and pulled through to win by two. He did so by using a very simple strategy: He let go of that bad shot.

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  • Opinion

    More great fall activities for you and your family

    Some weeks I have a love/hate relationship with doing this column. I love learning about all the outdoor possibilities in our area and I love that all these fun activities are delivered right to my inbox for my choosing. The hate part is that there simply are not enough hours in a week to do as many of them as I would like. Some months, I hate choosing, and September and October are usually two of those months because there are so many great things to do.

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  • General news

    Sept. 11: Chester County remembers that fateful day

    Many Chester County communities on Thursday held special observances to remember the deadliest attack on U.S. soil and the nation’s most tragic day: Sept. 11, 2001.

    Fran Maye
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    Penn supervisors OK funds for Route 796 redesign

    PENN >> Supervisors approved spending $22,310 for a preliminary design to restructure the intersection of Route 796 and Baltimore Pike Sept. 3.

    By Marcella Peyre-Ferry For 21st-Century Media |

  • Sports

    Field hockey: Farrell’s big night leads Downingtown East over Avon Grove

    WEST GROVE >> The Downingtown East field hockey coaches installed a new offensive system this year, one focused on the transition game.

    By Bill Rudick brudick55@gmail.com |

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