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GALLERY: MLK Day brings volunteers to Hillendale

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    20,000 expected for Cinco de Mayo fest in Kennett Square

    This year’s 13th annual Cinco de Mayo festival in Kennett Square will be the biggest one yet, with more than 15,000 visitors expected.

    Fran Maye
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    They’re expecting at the Charter School

    (Note to reader: In the print edition of the paper, the caption for the sheep picture should have said that Rambo the ram, left, surveys two of the ewes he impregnated.)

    Chris Barber
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    Teacher asks for additional support for reading

    By MARCELLA PEYRE-FERRY For 21st Century Media

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    Peck named AG’s Heart of Learning finalist

    Kellie Peck, an emotional support teacher in the special education department at Avon Grove High School, was named the 2014 Citadel Heart of Learning award finalist for the school district.

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    W.G. Fire Company antiquegoes to national conference

    The West Grove Fire Company’s antique fire truck, known as “Elsie,” was in Indianapolis last week at the world’s largest fire and emergency services expo -- the FDIC, the Fire Department Instructors Conference.

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    Penn Township wins state road and bridge safety award

    Penn Township in Chester County was named a co-winner of the 32nd Annual Road and Bridge Safety Improvement Award, presented at the 92nd Annual Educational Conference of the Pennsylvania State Association of Township Supervisors in Hershey April 13-16, 2014, according to a press release. The conference attracted attendees from every county in Pennsylvania except Philadelphia, which has no townships. Penn Township won the award for a bridge replacement project.

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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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    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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