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  • Sports

    Cross country: Downingtown West clinches first Ches-Mont boys’ title since 1988

    East Marlborough >> Entering the 2014 Ches-Mont Cross Country Championships, there were questions to be answered.

    By Kieran McCauley @k_mac_14 on Twitter |

  • Business

    Halloween haunt for kids in the Oxford area emphasizes fantasy

    NEW LONDON >> A different kind of Halloween spook attraction that doesn’t emphasize killer clowns and other macabre beings is running at a summer camp in the Oxford area through October.

    By Jim Callahan @JimCallahan2 on Twitter |

  • General news

    Council ponders parking expansion

    OXFORD >> Public comment centered around parking and traffic filled the first hour of the Monday, Oct. 13, Oxford Borough Council meeting before any of the business items could be addressed.

    By MARCELLA PEYRE-FERRY For 21st Century Media |

  • General news

    New strategic plan for Avon Grove schools

    PENN >> The focus of the Oct. 9 Avon Grove School Board meeting was a presentation by Assistant Superintendent Margaret Sharp of the completed draft of the district’s new comprehensive strategic plan.

    By Marcella Peyre-Ferry 21st Century Media |

  • General news

    Unionville man paints his truck pink in tribute to his wife

    EAST MARLBOROUGH >> Pink is all the rage this month. Pink T-shirts, pink ribbons, pink socks — all to call awareness to celebrate survivors in October’s Breast Cancer Awareness Month.

    Fran Maye

  • General news

    Oxford seeks members for Architectural Review Board

    WEST CHESTER >> State Senator Andy Dinniman announced last week that the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission officially certified the historical significance of the Oxford Borough Historic District, according to a press release from his office.

    Chris Barber

  • Opinion

    Downwind: Classics at Brandwyn draw a big crowd

    The vintage and super car show given at Brantwyn the other week to benefit the Kennett Symphjony of Chester County began with many people arriving late. The autos had already been on a tour through the countryside when everyone congregated for Lamberghini Bellinzs while they watched the parage of classic cars.


  • Obituaries

    John Cotton Wood of Kennett Square

    John Cotton Wood, a resident of the Kendal Community in Kennett Square, died on Oct. 9, 2104, at the age of 97. Born in New York City on March 8, 1917, he grew up in areas around Boston and San Francisco and summered in Europe. He attended the Ojai Valley School in southern California, St. Marks School in Massachusetts, graduated from Harvard College in 1938 and served for four years in the Army, rising to the rank of Captain during WWII. He attended white-tie dances at FDR’s White...


  • General news

    John Wood remembered as a ‘visionary’

    KENNETT SQUARE >> When John Wood had a vision that ultimately helped to form Kennett’s After The Bell Program, he knew the focus had to be on volunteerism and community spirit.

    Fran Maye

  • Arts and entertainment

    The Great Pumpkin Carve set Oct. 23-25

    Anyone over the age of 40 likely remembers the television special “It’s the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown,” which aired on Oct. 27, 1966, and became a smash hit with whimsical scenes of kids carving jack o’lanterns, accompanied by the inspired jazz piano of Vince Guaraldi. The art work of Charles Schulz and the tune “Linus and Lucy” warmed the hearts of millions around the world.

    By Gene Pisasale Special to The Kennett Paper |

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