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Daughter’s boyfriend charged in theft of 5 handguns, jewelry

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New photo book by Phyllis Recca features Chadds Ford

CHADDS FORD>>Not many people know about the time capsule buried on the property of the John Chad house in Chadds Ford. Or about the unique history of the old Chadds Ford Hotel off Route 1 at Creek Road, which today is Brandywine Prime. ...

By Fran Maye|

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  • Sports

    Langley takes over at Kennett

    Kennett Square >> Things didn’t go the way Kennett envisioned last season. They finished with a 1-9 record, and went winless in the Ches-Mont League American Division. However the winds of change blew through their program last spring. They wiped the slate clean and hired a new coach, Doug Langley.

    By Kieran McCauley kmccauley@dailylocal.com @k_mac_14 on Twitter |

  • Crime

    Man charged with theft from school buses at Kennett Middle

    Beginning on Aug. 3, New Garden police responded to a series (four separate incidents in total of thefts and vandalism at the Kennett Middle School, located at 195 Sunnydell Road in Landenberg. The reporting persons advised that they had discovered several school buses had been entered after hours and had their seat covers removed or damaged.

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  • News

    Kennett YMCA honors four for outstanding service

    The Kennett YMCA announced that the following staff members have been honored for their dedicated service:

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  • News

    Hundreds attend Auburn Heights Invitational to benefit Boxler cause

    For 21st-centurymedia.com Yorklyn, Del.>>The Auburn Heights Preserve, home of the Marshall Steam Museum was the backdrop Sunday for The Auburn Heights Invitational Historic Automobile Display. This year’s event featured early examples of limousines and landaulets.

    By Katrina MacLeod |

  • News

    Kennett Girl Scouts visit New York

    Five senior scouts from Kennett Square Troop 41221 visited New York City to see the Statue of Liberty via the Staten Island Ferry, the 9/11 Memorial pools, the Metropolitan Museum of Art, FAO Schwartz, Times Square, and a New York subway. Girl Scouting encourages girls to learn and earn their way to trips in the United States(San Diego, Savannah, Orlando, Honolulu), Europe(Ireland, England, France, Italy, Germany Austria, Greece and Italy) and Costa Rico. The Girl Scouts, using their...

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  • News

    Attorney General review allows mushroom farming

    Franklin >> An opinion on mushroom farming from the Pennsylvania State Attorney General’s office has made clear that Gourmet’s Delight Mushrooms has the right to carry on growing and substrate production operations on the Benmark Farm parcel in the township, even as residents protest.

    Chris Barber
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  • News

    100,000 expected for 30th annual Mushroom Festival Sept. 12, 13

    KENNETT SQUARE >> A free symphony concert, a cooking demonstration from a famous TV chef, a community parade, an antique classic car show, a mushroom-eating contest and carnival rides are just some of the events on top for the 30th annual Mushroom Festival in Kennett Square Sept. 12 and Sept. 13.

    Fran Maye
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  • News

    New Unionville principal: Still room to improve

    EAST MARLBOROUGH>>Even though Unionville High School is ranked by U.S. News and World Reports as one of the 10 best high schools in the state, its new principal believes there is still room to improve.

    Fran Maye
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  • News

    4 WCU students to get scholarships at Latino Luncheon

    The 2015 Latino Luncheon will take place Sept. 11 at the Landmark Americana in West Chester. At the event, four $1,500 scholarships to West Chester University students will be awarded. The money generated for the scholarships came from the Latin Night fundraiser held earlier this year.

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    Kennett area Super Fresh to close next week

    EAST MARLBOROUGH >> Nancy Mohr was sad as she glanced around the nearly barren Super Fresh grocery store in the Shoppes at Longwood Village.

    By SARAH E. MORAN Special to the Local News |

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