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New program helps families to help themselves out of poverty

By Fran Maye|

More than 10,000 expected for 31st annual Mushroom Festival

KENNETT SQUARE >> The 31st Annual Mushroom Festival brings back the fungi celebration for another year of fun as mushrooms take center stage in Kennett Square, the Mushroom Capital of the World, More than 10,000 people are expected to attend the...

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    Kennett Symphony delivers a winner at Longwood Gardens

    EAST MARLBOROUGH >> The Kennett Symphony of Chester County punched a powerful program of international music into a heavy, hot and humid atmosphere on Saturday night at Longwood Gardens with great vigor and success.

    Chris Barber
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  • News

    Runge swims for a gold

    LONDERRY >> The little girl who at age four told her parents she would someday swim in the Olympics did just that. And to sweeten that hope, Octorara High School graduate Ciarra Runge brought home a Gold Medal 16 years later.

    Chris Barber
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  • News

    Local equestrian comes home with a Bronze

    WEST MARLBOROUGH >> Equestrian Phil Dutton arrived home from the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro this week with a Bronze Medal and a smile on his face.

    Chris Barber
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  • News

    Pennsylvania AG Kathleen Kane won’t testify; jury gets case Monday

    NORRISTOWN >> Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen Kane’s fate is about to be placed in the hands of a jury after testimony wrapped up at her trial on perjury and obstruction charges.

    By Carl Hessler Jr. chessler@21st-centurymedia.com @MontcoCourtNews on Twitter |

  • News

    New Pa. child safety seat law takes effect Friday

    New child safety seat requirements that were signed into law in June will take effect Friday.

    By Marian Dennis mdennis@21st-centurymedia.com @MarianDennis1 on Twitter |

  • Lifestyle

    Get a water workout this summer with aquatic classes

    Take fitness from land to water this summer for some exercise fun and to burn hundreds of calories.

    By Michilea Patterson mpatterson@21st-centurymedia.com @MichileaP on Twitter |

  • News

    Townsend joins West Grove police force

    The West Grove Borough Police Department announces the hiring of a new part-time police officer, Richard Townsend. While new to municipal policing, Rich is no stranger to law enforcement. He spent 28 years with the Pennsylvania State Police, Troop J, Avondale and retired as a Corporal in 2014. Rich brings with him a wealth of experience and an excellent knowledge of the area. Townsend was sworn in back on May 11 by MDC Matthew Seavey and participated in joint training and certifcations with...

    Staff Report |

  • News

    Restroom at West Grove park hit by vandals

    During the overnight hours Sunday Aug. 7 into Monday Aug. 8, someone spray painted graffiti on the exterior of the public restroom building, at the West Grove Memorial Park.

    Staff Report |

  • News

    Land Conservancy steps in to help protect Barnard’s Orchard

    POCOPSON >> The 74-acre Barnard’s Orchard off Route 842, which has been in the Barnard family for four generations since 1862, will never see a developer’s shovel.

    Fran Maye
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  • News

    Ex-aide to A.G. Kathleen Kane links her to alleged leak plot

    NORRISTOWN >> The former college boyfriend of Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen Kane, who also served as her first deputy, linked her to an alleged plot to leak secret grand jury information to a reporter as he testified against her at her perjury and obstruction trial.

    By Carl Hessler Jr. chessler@21st-centurymedia.com @MontcoCourtNews on Twitter |

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