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Pitts, Houghton spar in Lancaster debate for Congress

By Jim Callahan JimCallahan2 on Twitter |


  • Sports

    Oxford inducts 6 new athletes

    EAST NOTTINGHAM >> After 14 years of seeking out some of its finest athletes from the past, Oxford High School hasn’t run out of champions.

    Chris Barber

  • General news

    Even in Chester County, Ebola is a concern

    As national concern continues to grow over the Ebola virus’ appearance in the United States, area officials are taking precautions to ensure that the virus does not gain a foothold in the region.

    By Michael N. Price @MikePriceWrites on Twitter |

  • Sports

    Football: Henderson regains confidence with convincing win

    WEST CHESTER >> Following a tough loss to undefeated Coatesville last week, West Chester Henderson’s football team looked to regain confidence against a winless Avon Grove.

    By Michael Murphy @maddogmurph55 |

  • Sports

    Girls Volleyball: Unionville turns tables on Avon Grove

    East Marlborough >> Last year Unionville’s volleyball team saw their season come to an end when they were defeated by Avon Grove. On Tuesday night, the ninth seeded Indians returned the favor to the No. 24 Red Devils, defeating them by scores of 25-21, 25-17, 23-25, 25-22 in the first round of the District 1 Class AAA playoffs..

    By Kieran McCauley @k_mac_14 on Twitter |

  • Sports

    FIELD HOCKEY: Gould’s heroics lift Avon Grove over Methacton in District 1 Class AAA opener

    Linfield >> Three new starters on the backline and a forward line that needed to replace a slew of graduated goal scorers.

    By Sam Stewart @Samuel_Stewart7 on Twitter |

  • Sports

    Football: Lincoln shaded late by ECSU

    LOWER OXFORD >> It wasn’t have been the prettiest game of football when Lincoln hosted Elizabeth City State for homecoming Saturday. Both teams tended to hurt themselves with mistakes. But in the end, the only thing that really matters is who has the most points on the scoreboard.

    By Bill Rudick |

  • General news

    Council waives road fees for library

    OXFORD >> Oxford Borough Council voted to waive the road opening fees for the Oxford Public Library expansion project and took a small step toward putting a crosswalk in front of the location.

    By Marcella Peyre-Ferry For 21st Century Media |

  • Sports

    Football: Oxford flies past Avon Grove

    OXFORD >> On Friday night, the Oxford offense put on a show for the home fans, defeating Avon Grove 38-28 in a non-league contest.

    By Kieran McCauley @k_mac_14 on Twitter |

  • General news

    It’s official: Ross will be on ballot

    HARRISBURG>> Republican State Rep. Chris Ross will stay on the ballot for the 158th state House race in November after Commonwealth Court rejected an appeal that objected to Ross replacing former candidate Cuyler Walker.

    By Kristina Scala @Scala_Kris on Twitter |

  • Opinion

    From the Ground Up: Mulching: It’s not just for springtime

    When I was out walking Tuesday morning, I stopped to chat with one of my neighbors, who was applying mulch to a newly-weeded and watered perennial bed. I was impressed by her efforts (I’m behind in my garden chores, as is usual just lately). I was also impressed that she had purchased the load of mulch from our township yard for half the springtime price — a late-season benefit.


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