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GALLERY: MLK Day brings volunteers to Hillendale

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  • Education

    Participation fees going up at U-CF high and middle schools

    In a controversial decision, it was approved by the Unionville-Chadds Ford school directors to raise participation fees at the middle and high school for sports at the April 21 board meeting.

    Candice Monhollan
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    Renowned anti-bullying expert Brooks Gibbs is coming to Unionville-Chadds Ford Schools, May 7 & 8

    One of the nation’s top school bullying experts, who notes that school bullying doesn’t just harm victims, will bring his powerful message to students and parents in the Unionville – Chadds Ford School District in May.

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  • Bottom Line

    POLICE REPORTS

    NEW GARDEN DUI On April 8, at 11:45 p.m,. an officer observed a vehicle travelling westbound on Baltimore Pike in the eastbound lane of travel. A traffic stop was conducted on the vehicle in the 1700 block of Baltimore Pike. The officer contacted the driver, Juan Garcia-Posada, 23 of Wilmington. Garcia-Posada was observed to have bloodshot glassy eyes, slurred speech and an odor of an alcoholic beverage was emanating from the vehicle. Garcia-Posada exhibited signs of alcohol...

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  • General news

    Chadds Ford Principal retires amid PSSA testing rules violations

    CHADDS FORD – Mark Ransford, principal at Chadds Ford Elementary School, was placed on administrative leave Monday night after an investigation revealed some students got extra time to complete PSSA tests. The controversy comes just over a week after the Unionville-Chadds Ford School District was honored by being named the No. 1 district in the state by the “Pittsburgh Business Times” based on three years of PSSA scores.

    Candice Monhollan
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  • General news

    KHS spring musical fundraising for more than themselves

    Instead of just the typical candy bar or Joe Corbi’s pizza sales as fundraisers, Kennett High’s spring musical Director Tom Burke decided to bring more meaning to it.

    Candice Monhollan
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    POLICE REPORTS

    KENNETT SQUARE Kennett Square Police Department received a request from a family member to do a wellbeing check on Robert T. Pfeifle on April 8 at 8:30 p.m. Police officers did not locate him at his residence but learned later that state police took him into custody at about 11:30 p.m.

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    Full-time police officer hired in Kennett Square

    By FRAN MAYE fmaye@21stcenturymedia.com

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  • General news

    Avon Grove 14, Great Valley 5

    Tanner Peck’s three goals and three assists helped lift Avon Grove (3-0, 6-1) to a Ches-Mont victory on Thursday night at Avon Grove. Ryan Cook chipped in with two goals and three assists, while Stephen Cyron had two goals and one assist.

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  • Sports

    KMC boys win Super Team

    The coaches at KMC Gymnastics & Dance knew how good its boys team was, but even they were stunned at the results of the Pennsylvania State Championships when they walked away with just the second super team trophy in its history.

    Candice Monhollan
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  • General news

    Serving up squash from the garden

    About a month ago, I invited readers to share favorite recipes that make use of the fresh produce from their gardens. In response, Judith Cousins, of West Chester, wrote, “One vegetable I always grow is Neck Pumpkin, which tastes like butternut squash, but has more usable flesh and seems more resistant to squash bugs and borers.”

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