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A sad day in the barbershop

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Kennett area authors hope their book will inspire partnerships

KENNETT SQUARE >> The authors of a new book about social services in the borough are hoping that the message takes on a life of its own. ...

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    WARE VILLAGE CELEBRATES 40 YEARS

    OXFORD >> A modern retirement community that started out years ago as a home for elderly ministers and missionaries to live out their sunset years celebrated its 40th anniversary on Feb. 7.

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    A large crowd at Harry Potter Afternoon

    WEST GROVE >> To many people “Harry Potter” is just a book. But to the kids at the Avon Grove Library on Friday afternoon, it’s a whole, exciting lifestyle.

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    Who’s who in the DuPont family

    Last weekend Estate Historian of Winterthur Jeff Geoff spoke on the subject of the du Pont family to an overflow audience. There were also 140 names on the standby list. The topic cannot be covered in one hour as the number of du Ponts were counted at the 200th anniversary of landing in America and there were thousands of them. The du Pont families tended to have five to 10 children, and they have a tended to repeat using the same first names like Pierre, Irenee and Eugene. However when...

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    Dental Health program held for pets

    OXFORD >> There are few places in southern Chester County that are more animal friendly than Oxford Feed and Lumber on Railroad Avenue in the borough. There customers can find beds, house, toys food and accessories for dogs, cats, rabbits, horses, chickens Guinea pigs and more.

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    Dinniman announced grant for SCC Regional Police

    WEST CHESTER >> State Senator Andy Dinniman announced that New Garden Township will receive $44,000 in state funding for the merger of the New Garden and West Grove Police Departments.

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    Old Timers celebrate the great ones among them

    KENNETT SQUARE >> Former Phillies broadcaster Chris Wheeler almost didn’t make it to the Kennett Old Timers Baseball Hall of Fame Banquet, where he was scheduled to speak on Saturday. He was battling a nasty case of the flu and called banquet organizer Prissy Roberts earlier in the day saying he was doubtful about coming. He said he would try though, because he had so much fun in the same role last year.

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    Basketball star Overton urges audience to nurture King’s dreams

    OXFORD >> Former LaSalle University and NBA basketball star, and recently appointed Lincoln University Men’s Basketball Coach Doug Overton told his Spirit of Giving Luncheon audience to believe in dreams and help nurture them in others. On Monday, the holiday dedicated to the memory and message of Civil Rights Leader Martin Luther King Jr., he said fulfilling dreams was the spirit of King’s “I Have a Dream” speech.

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    Calling a snow day starts early for superintendent

    PENN >> When the flakes start to fall, it’s just like those kids singing gleefully on Channel 6: “There’ll be no school tomorrow if it snows!”

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    Local talent on display at ACT show

    FRANKLIN >> It’s a large chasm between starring in the high school play and acting on Broadway, but in southern Chester County, there’s a nice step in between.

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    Visitors from afar come to see the lights of Longwood

    EAST MARLBOROUGH >> Residents of Chester County often take for granted the jewel of flowers and fountains that lies among them.

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