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Ceramics passion brings clean water to developing nations

By Monica Thompson Fragale For Digital First Media |

While teacher waits for a heart transplant, community rallies to help

Early last December – in her early 40s and happily employed as a history teacher at Valley Forge Military Academy – Linda Jara began doctoring for a sinus infection before “being blindsided” by a heart failure diagnosis two...

By M. English 21st Century Media Services |

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  • News

    Residents and council urge dialogue with library

    Kennett Square >> As residents filed in to the borough council meeting on Monday, there was an atmosphere of excitement as they anticipated a spirited confrontation between supporters and opponents of the Kennett Square Library.

    Chris Barber
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  • Travel

    NEW BEGINNINGS: First trip to Europe brings back memories of past travels

    Much of life seems to be made up of a series of mundane occurrences that happen day after day — alarm sounds, press snooze, get up, brush teeth, dress, and on and on it goes.

    By Jarreau Freeman jfreeman@21st-centurymedia.com @JarreauFreeman on Twitter |

  • Travel

    The Globetrotting Graduate: Why solo traveling can be inspirational

    There are a lot of articles on the Internet about the “solo female traveler” but each one misses an important point. Whether female or male, being a solo traveler encourages personal growth and independence.

    By Caitlin Burns For Digital First Media |

  • News

    Anonymous quilt maker sews blanket for local WWII vet

    Parkesburg >> The folks at the Parkesburg Veterans of Foreign Wars post never forget that they have a hero among them.

    Chris Barber
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  • News

    Bikers thunder into town with gifts for Neighborhood Services

    Oxford >> Bikers as far as the eye could see thundered into the borough on Saturday with enough food and home goods to stock the Neighborhood Services Center until late fall.

    Chris Barber
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  • Business

    Expanded amenities aim at enhancing Elmwood Park Zoo experience

    NORRISTOWN >> Sure, you’ll still come mainly for the world-class animals, but neither the cuddly red pandas nor the engaging giraffes will mind if you find the Jus’ Java coffee creations and the expanded variety of zoo grub compelling attractions in their own right.

    By Gary Puleo gpuleo@timesherald.com @MustangMan48 on Twitter |

  • Our say

    OUR VIEW: Kennett Square must not withhold library funding

    On Monday, July 20, Kennett Square borough council will vote on whether it will withhold funds from The Kennett Public Library. On July 6, in a letter to council, Mayor Matt Fetick asked council to consider this request.

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  • News

    Facility for homeless in Kennett Square in dire need of financial assistance

    KENNETT SQUARE >> There are some days Tina Butcher just isn’t sure she can put enough food on the table to feed the homeless people at the shelter she operates on Birch Street with her sisters. And there are other days, in the colder weather, she worries if there is enough money to pay the heating bill.

    Fran Maye
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  • News

    Acupuncture business opens in Kennett Square

    Acupuncture At Kennett Square, LLC, opened its doors July 6th. Janine Wrzesniewski, M.Ac., Dipl.Ac., L.Ac., NTP, sole-proprietor of healthcare services for 26 years, with previous practices in Maryland and Hawai`i, is now seeing clients at: 312 West State Street, Suite 201, in Kennett Square.

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  • Letters

    Library official urges support at council meeting

    Editor: The Board of Trustees for the Kennett Public Library would like to thank the many members of our community who have come out in overwhelming positive support for the Library and our staff and who are surprised and dismayed by Kennett Borough Mayor Matt Fetick’s recent statement urging Borough Council to vote to withhold funding from the Library at their upcoming July 20th 7 pm meeting due to “his lack of faith in the current Board to lead the Library into the...

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