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Eagle project honors World War II Defense Women

By Marcella Peyre-Ferry For 21st Century Media |

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  • Opinion

    Great Outdoors: Time to focus on holiday outdoors gifts

    As I sit here writing this week’s column, I am about 75 miles due north of southern Chester County, visiting my parents, and there is snow on the ground. Hard to believe. And I’m not sure I’m ready for this. But, with the holiday season upon us, I suppose it’s time. And, given the choice, I would much prefer cold, crisp weather even with some snow on the ground, compared to the cool, damp, rainy Thanksgiving and Christmas Days we’ve had in the past.

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  • General news

    Unionville considering school redistricting plan

    EAST MARLBOROUGH >> Unionville-Chadds Ford School District board members will hear a presentation from McKissick and Associates on elementary school enrollment projections next month. Results of that study will guide the board and administration on whether or not plans to redistrict four elementary schools should go forward.

    Fran Maye
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  • General news

    Scotty McMillan’s story touches hearts worldwide

    It’s hard for many to imagine, looking at the photos of an innocent Scotty McMillan, that the red-haired, blue-eyed toddler would in his short life become the subject of a horrific news story that has captured the attention of people around the world.

    By Kristina Scala kscala@dailylocal.com @Scala_Kris on Twitter |

  • General news

    Blaze breaks out in historic Kennett Square house

    KENNETT SQUARE >> Firefighters battled a two-alarm blaze at a historic borough structure on Wednesday. The fire broke out at 3:35 p.m. in a house at 220 N. Union St. known as the Chalfant House.

  • General news

    Avon Grove Board addresses communication issues

    PENN >> When the Avon Grove School Board met on Thursday, Nov. 13, it was at the Avon Grove Intermediate School (AGI), the same building that was evacuated because of a bomb threat exactly one week earlier.

    By Marcella Peyre-Ferry For 21st Century Media |

  • Arts and entertainment

    ‘Shakespeare in Hollywood’ plays at Unionville

    Shakespeare in Hollywood Plays at Unionville

    By Caryl Huffaker For 21st Century Media |

  • Arts and entertainment

    16 historic buildings on Candlelight Christmas tour

    Visitors to the Brandywine Valley know that the region holds many treasures, including its historic houses: long-standing structures many with rustic springhouses, some of which date back over 300 years. Driving the countryside, you can see these old friends on back country roads, where intersections are marked by the end of a stone wall built many decades ago, still standing as they signify a property line demarcated when our republic was young. This year the Chadds Ford Historical Society...

    By Gene Pisasale |

  • General news

    Avon Grove teachers rally for contract settlement

    PENN >> Avon Grove School District teachers braved sleet and chill on Thursday as they rallied for a new contract along Route 796 in front of the elementary school complex and district office.

    Chris Barber
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  • General news

    West Grove ‘caretaker’ sentenced for molesting boys

    WEST CHESTER >> A man convicted of molesting two children in West Grove was sentenced to 83 to 166 years in prison, the Chester County District Attorney’s Office announced Friday.

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  • Opinion

    My Two Cents: How to get a GOP victory in 2016

    Election night was a good night for the national GOP: victories all across the nation.

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