In Other News

Hundreds attend Auburn Heights Invitational to benefit Boxler cause

By Katrina MacLeod |

While teacher waits for a heart transplant, community rallies to help

Early last December – in her early 40s and happily employed as a history teacher at Valley Forge Military Academy – Linda Jara began doctoring for a sinus infection before “being blindsided” by a heart failure diagnosis two...

By M. English 21st Century Media Services |

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  • Crime

    Police Log

    State Police Avondale Barracks Ladder >> Somoene placed a ladder in the rear of a property in the 10 block of Hillspring Road in Pennsbury Township between July 31 and Aug. 10, the actor then came to retrieve it, police said.

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  • News

    Tick Tock Early Learning Center gets grants

    Tick Tock Early Learning Center in Avondale, has secured grants which will help the organization to provide high-quality, reliable, educational child care to the children of the underserved working families of Southern Chester County.

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  • News

    Vintage planes soar skyward at New Garden show

    New Garden >> All eyes were on the sky as the New Garden Flying Field presented its 44th annual show this weekend.

    Chris Barber
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  • News

    Prized $1,000 painted mushroom stolen from sidewalk of Kennett Square

    KENNETT SQUARE>>One of eight painted showcase painted mushrooms that was to be used in a fundraiser at the 2015 Mushroom Festival was stolen sometime Thursday night on the sidewalk of Kennett Square’s historic district.

    Fran Maye
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  • News

    Free concert series at Anson Nixon Park getting popular

    KENNETT SQUARE>>When the free summer concert series kicked off eight years ago under a newly constructed pavilion at Anson B. Nixon Park in Kennett Square, Dennis Melton never envisioned a crowd of more than 800 people.

    Fran Maye
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  • News

    Kennett Township beefing up its police force

    For 21st-centurymedia.com In a few weeks, Kennett Township’s police force will expand to include four full-time officers, effectively doubling their police coverage.

    By Matt Freeman |

  • News

    Century-old bridge in danger of demolition

    Upper Oxford >> Township residents came out Saturday to wish a century-old bridge happy birthday and to rally for its preservation.

    Chris Barber
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  • News

    Police ID victim, probe fatal fire in London Grove

    LONDON GROVE >> The death of a London Grove man Monday who was pulled from his burning home is now the focus of a criminal investigation by the Pennsylvania State Police as well as other agencies.

    By Adam Farence afarence@dailylocal.com |

  • News

    2 hurt in London Grove house fire

    LONDON GROVE >> Two people were injured in a house fire Monday afternoon in the 100 block of Hannum Mill Road in the township.

    By Adam Farence afarence@dailylocal.com |

  • News

    AG Board introduces DeShong

    Penn >> During its Thursday, Aug. 13, meeting, the Avon Grove School Board formalized the hiring of new high school principal Scott DeShong. DeShong replaces principal Tom Alexander who is now serving as director of educational support services for the district.

    By Marcella Peyre-Ferry For 21st Century Media |

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