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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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    Willow Tree Hospice supports His Mission

    The staff and volunteers of Willow Tree Hospice, as well as a number of members of the Community, heard the call of His Mission. Recent meetings and articles have highlighted the need of support for His Mission, a homeless shelter in the heart of Kennett Square. At a Bridges meeting held at the Mission, attendees were made aware of a continuing need for personal care products for the residents of the home. The staff of Willow Tree Hospice heard the call and set out to collect the much needed...

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    New principal plans to make Kennett High School even better

    KENNETT SQUARE>>A few years ago, Kennett High School was recognized by Newsweek as being in the top 6 percent of high schools nationwide. Kennett High’s new principal, Jeremy Hritz, wants to see if he can improve on that percentage.

    Fran Maye
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    Yoga, Muay Thai studio opens in Kennett Square

    KENNETT SQUARE>>Years ago, Leslie Benetetti ran a property development firm and dealt with a lot of people. She was overworked, overwhelmed and it was taking a toll on her life.

    Fran Maye
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    Local scouts restore forgotten cemetery in West Marlborough

    WEST MARLBOROUGH >> A local, long-forgotten dilapidated military cemetery received some tender love and care on Sunday, when Will Horstmann, an Eagle-scout hopeful, restored the cemetery with some of his fellow scouts.

    By Adam Farence afarence@dailylocal.com |

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    Vintage planes soar skyward at New Garden show

    New Garden >> All eyes were on the sky as the New Garden Flying Field presented its 44th annual show this weekend.

    Chris Barber
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  • Crime

    Police Log

    State Police Avondale Barracks Ladder >> Somoene placed a ladder in the rear of a property in the 10 block of Hillspring Road in Pennsbury Township between July 31 and Aug. 10, the actor then came to retrieve it, police said.

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    Tick Tock Early Learning Center gets grants

    Tick Tock Early Learning Center in Avondale, has secured grants which will help the organization to provide high-quality, reliable, educational child care to the children of the underserved working families of Southern Chester County.

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    Prized $1,000 painted mushroom stolen from sidewalk of Kennett Square

    KENNETT SQUARE>>One of eight painted showcase painted mushrooms that was to be used in a fundraiser at the 2015 Mushroom Festival was stolen sometime Thursday night on the sidewalk of Kennett Square’s historic district.

    Fran Maye
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    Free concert series at Anson Nixon Park getting popular

    KENNETT SQUARE>>When the free summer concert series kicked off eight years ago under a newly constructed pavilion at Anson B. Nixon Park in Kennett Square, Dennis Melton never envisioned a crowd of more than 800 people.

    Fran Maye
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    Kennett Township beefing up its police force

    For 21st-centurymedia.com In a few weeks, Kennett Township’s police force will expand to include four full-time officers, effectively doubling their police coverage.

    By Matt Freeman |

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