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48 residents of Philadelphia region become US citizens at naturalization ceremony

By Carl Rotenberg crotenberg@21st-centurymedia.com @CarlWriter on Twitter |

Route 52 (Lenape Road) Scheduled to Close Next Week in Pocopson Township for Bridge Repairs

KING OF PRUSSIA >> The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) today announced that Route 52 (Lenape Road) is scheduled to close between Pocopson Road and Creek Road in Pocopson Township, Chester County, on Tuesday, May 31, through T...

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    Kennett Square doles out historic preservation awards

    Borough officials honored homeowners this week for improving the quality of their homes located in the historic district. May is Historic Preservation Month.

    Fran Maye
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  • Visual arts

    Phoenixville’s Siobhan Bedford pursuing creative passion

    You know you’re almost there when you see the funeral homes and St. Ann Catholic Church in Phoenixville.

    By Brian Bingaman bbingaman@21st-centurymedia.com @brianbingaman on Twitter |

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    Kennett female wrestler wins eighth straight championship title

    KENNETT SQUARE >> Wrestling may be a male-dominated sport, but don’t tell that to Mary Nichols.

    Fran Maye
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  • News

    Kennett High student earns Eagle Scout

    Cody Brown, a junior at Kennett High School, earned the coveted rank of Eagle Scout in February 2016. He was only 16 years old at the time of his achievement. Cody and his family, including his parents Donna and Gary Brown, are enthusiastic members of the community, and his parents are very proud of the impact Cody has had with his Eagle Project.

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  • Crime

    Police reports

    State Police avondale barracks Left Turn >> Job Martinez, 19, of Kennett Square was traveling east on Baltimore Pike just east of Route 41 in Avondale on May 7 at 6:40 p.m. He was behind a vehicle that was slowing to let the car ahead turn left. Martinez attempted to pas the vehicle ahead and struck the left turning vehicle. Both cars sustained disabling damage, police said.

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    Rash of home invasion burglaries in Kennett Township prompts beefed-up police force

    KENNETT TOWNSHIP >> With a median household income of more than $110,00, it’s no wonder criminals have been targeting homes in Kennett Township for the past couple of years.

    Fran Maye
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  • News

    Kennett Township, Chadds Ford get funds to upgrade traffic signals

    State Senator Andy Dinniman recently announced that nine municipalities in Chester County will receive more than $1.2 million in total funding for traffic control system safety upgrades.

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  • News

    All Around Philly Suburbs: Your local morning briefing

    Welcome to the first All Around Philly Suburbs morning news briefing. Below is all of this morning’s most important stories. See something we missed? Email digital manager Andy Stettler at astettler@21st-centurymedia.com

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    Kennett Rotary Pet Fest schedule

    The Kennett Rotary Club’s PetFest schedule, which takes place this Saturday, May 21 from noon to 4 p.m. There is free admission and it will be held rain or Shine.

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  • News

    A dead heat brings excitement to Willowdale

    EAST MARLBOROUGH >> A dead heat in the feature race was just one of the exciting moments in the 24th running of the Willowdale Steeplechases, Sunday, May 15.

    By Marcella Peyre-Ferry For 21st Century Media |

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