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A new ambulance for the Oxford Union Fire Company

By Chris Barber|

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  • Opinion

    From the Ground Up: Reflections on the gifts of every season

    When I was a child, one of the things I looked forward to at the holidays was my father’s annual reading of the story, “Christmas Every Day.” Written in 1892 by William Dean Howell, the story tells of a young girl who asks her papa to tell her a story. In compliance, her father weaves a tale of a girl about his daughter’s age who petitions the Christmas fairy to let it be Christmas every day. The fairy grants the request for a year, and then the girl can decide if...

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  • Opinion

    Smart Money: The ins and outs of 529 college savings plans

    For many people, their biggest expenses in life are funding retirement, buying a home and paying for their children’s college education — or a portion of it, anyway. Setting aside money for these and other financial goals is difficult, especially when you’re trying to save for them all simultaneously and from a young age.

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  • Sports

    Football: Kennett, Oxford in need of new football coaches

    Since resurrecting its program in 2005, Kennett didn’t have a winning season until 2011 when the Blue Demons went 6-4 in Green’s second season. In 2012, Kennett went 7-3, barely missing the Class AAAA District 1 playoffs.

    By Peter DiGiovanni cpn11716@comcast.net @dlnsports on Twitter |

  • News

    The covered bridges of Chester County

    “They don’t build ‘em like that anymore…”

    By Gene Pisasale for 21st-centurymedia.com |

  • Opinion

    Smart Health: Concussions — What parents and athletes must know

    Extreme physical sports such as football, soccer (headers), lacrosse, hockey, equestrian, and any other sport where physical impacts occur repeatedly can increase the likelihood of injuries and concussions.

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  • Opinion

    Great Outdoors: Enjoying the holiday week

    I hope everyone had exactly the kind of Christmas that they wanted. Mine was quite good. My husband and I usually aren’t big on exchanging gifts with each other, but this year he went overboard. I asked for two birdfeeders. We have a big pole in the yard with four hanging hooks and over time, two of the feeders got broken (darned squirrels!) and had to be thrown out. So I asked for two replacements. He got me four new feeders, one for each of the hooks. And they all came from Wild...

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  • News

    Chadds Ford man creates display to pay tribute to police officers

    CHADDS FORD >> A Chadds Ford man, who proudly shows his loyalty for his college by lighting up his lawn every holiday season, has changed his message to show support for the New York Police Department.

    Fran Maye
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  • Opinion

    Smart Money: Be smart, keep an eye on your identity

    You’d have to be living under a rock not to be concerned about identity theft. It seems like every other month there’s a new report about another massive data breach somewhere in the world.

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  • Sports

    Old Timers

    KENNETT SQUARE >> Anyone who stops at Burton’s Barbershop in Kennett Square knows that no matter how cold the winter, it’s never too early to start talking baseball.

    Chris Barber
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  • Opinion

    Downwind: The 33rd Christmas in Miniature

    If in all the hurry and bustle of Christmas being so close to Thanksgiving has thrown your Christmas shopping out of kilter, stop by the Chadds Ford Gallery by Dec. 31. The collection of knock out small paintings done by local artists is amazing. It is hard not to see at least five paintings that you would like to have in your home.

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