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  • General news

    Superintendent comments on Class Pride Day

    PENN >> Avon Grove School District Superintendent Christopher Marchese wants to get the disruptive behavior out of Class Pride Day at the Avon Grove High School. During the Thursday, Sept. 11 school board meeting, Marchese talked about the good and bad of the annual event that has been an issue in the district for years.

    By Marcella Peyre-Ferry 21st Century Media |

  • General news

    Is an elementary school redistricting in the future for U-CF?

    Kennett Square >> The problem is present at Pocopson Elementary School and now the only question is whether a redistricting of the four elementary schools will happen in the Unionville-Chadds Ford district in the near future.

    Candice Monhollan

  • Sports

    Football: Missed opportunities spell doom for Lincoln

    LOWER OXFORD >> A little more than a week removed from a big win over arch-rival Cheyney in its season opener, a game played before a packed house and a national TV audience, Lincoln took the field against North Carolina Wesleyan in a downpour, before a sparse crowd.

    By Bill Rudick |

  • Our say

    Emergency notifications: No more government mandates!

    Following an unprecedented water main break that left just about every household in Kennett Square without water last Sunday, residents are demanding emergency notifications be done in a better way.


  • Opinion

    In any season, expanded Meadow Garden informs and delights

    This past June, with an appropriate amount of fanfare and celebration, Longwood Gardens opened the gate to its newest accomplishment: the expanded Meadow Garden. The meadow had always been there, but for those who wanted to enjoy Nature away from the crowds, there was nothing to do, really, but to walk the loop trail.

    By Pam Baxter |

  • General news

    Water boiling stays in effect in Kennett Square

    KENNETT SQUARE >> Residents told council Monday night the borough’s methods of notifying them to boil water after a water main break were ineffective.

    Fran Maye

  • General news

    Unionville High School has record 19 National Merit Semifinalists named

    Unionville High School received news that 19 seniors have been named National Merit Semifinalists.

    School Reports |

  • Opinion

    Under 26? Stay on your parent’s health plan

    In their quest to land a job, any job, many young adults will sacrifice what used to be called “fringe benefits” to gain a foot in the door. But many entry-level jobs either offer no healthcare benefits, or the employee’s cost share is prohibitive for someone barely making minimum wage. Add to the equation that most 20-somethings are in good health and rarely visit the doctor and it’s easy to see why many will forego health insurance in favor of paying other...


  • General news

    Skateboarders come from afar to Franklin event

    FRANKLIN >> The wheels were spinning on the pathways at Crossan Park Sunday as more than 50 skateboarders from miles away showed up for a competition.

    Chris Barber

  • General news

    Oxford council addresses taxing issues

    OXFORD >> Oxford Borough Council meeting started early on Monday to discuss the first draft of the budget for 2015. At this point there is no tax increase proposed, but there was discussion of where items might need to be increased.

    By Marcella Peyre-Ferry For 21st Century Media |

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