In Other News

9,000 expected at Tough Mudder event in Unionville Oct. 17-18

By Fran Maye|

Kennett Fire Co. picked for Latino pilot program

KENNETT SQUARE>>Kennett Fire Company No. 1 has been chosen to participate in a pilot program to improve communication with Hispanic-speaking patients through the Christiana Care Health System. ...

By Fran Maye|


  • News

    Montgomery County DA announces additional charges against Pennsylvania AG Kathleen Kane

    NORRISTOWN >> The recent search of Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen Kane’s Harrisburg office turned up what Montgomery County prosecutors likely consider the smoking gun of their investigation into Kane’s alleged lies to an investigative grand jury.

    By Carl Hessler Jr. @MontcoCourtNews on Twitter |

  • News

    Scout to relocate old Civil War-era cannon in Kennett Square

    KENNETT SQUARE>>A Kennett Square Eagle Scout has obtained permission from Kennett Square council to move a Civil-War-era cannon to the borough building on Marshall Street.

    Fran Maye

  • News

    Bell Tower gets a facelift for its 10th anniversary

    The cupola and bell that for years sat atop Oxford school buildings and then was tucked away for a decade, got a facelift on the anniversary of its resurrection.

    Chris Barber

  • News

    Obama and Putin: Awkward moments, few breakthroughs

    NEW YORK >> U.S. President Barack Obama and Russian President Vladimir Putin’s first formal meeting in more than two years started with an awkward handshake and ended without a breakthrough on Syria, a crisis that has strained their already tense relationship.

    By Julie Pace The Associated Press |

  • Crime

    Police reports

    State Police Avondale Barracks Assault >> Breya Lynn Galli, 20, of Lincoln University was arrested for aggravated assault after kicking an emergency medical technician on Route 1 in East Marlborough Township on Sept. 15 at 4:09 p.m., police said.


  • Lifestyle

    Being handicapped made seeing Pope Francis a little tricky

    PHILADELPHIA >> For the all the walking and standing crowds had to endure to catch a view of Pope Francis on the Benjamin Franklin Parkway in Philadelphia for the papal Mass on Sunday, organizers had to scramble to accommodate those with disabilities.

    By Kaitlyn Foti @kaitlynfoti on Twitter |

  • News

    Pope Francis final message to Philly: ‘Love is in little things’

    PHILADELPHIA >> Before an audience of hundreds of thousands of people, Pope Francis completed his visit to Philadelphia, and the final leg of his tour of the United States, by celebrating Mass Sunday afternoon.

    By Eric Devlin @Eric_Devlin on Twitter |

  • Lifestyle

    Column: For this Catholic, seeing Pope Francis was surreal

    PHILADELPHIA >> Standing in the middle of the Benjamin Franklin Parkway in Philadelphia, a few football fields away from the head of the Catholic Church, well, let’s just say it felt surreal.

    By Cheryl Kehoe Rodgers @TimesHeraldPA on Twitter |

  • Lifestyle

    Travelers describe experience seeing Pope Francis

    PHILADELPHIA >> The faithful traveled from as far as Argentina and as near as Lansdowne on Sunday to celebrate Mass with a pope who many feel brings a message of humility, redemption and hope.

    By Kathleen E. Carey @dtbusiness on Twitter |

  • Lifestyle

    Volunteers share experiences helping faithful during Pope Francis’ visit

    PHILADELPHIA >> The spirit on the Benjamin Franklin Parkway was infectious.

    By Jarreau Freeman @JarreauFreeman on Twitter |

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