Any day nowKennett Square Manager of Public Works Joe Scalise said the stoplight at Cypress and Walnut streets is delayed again because the signal heads and small poles have not yet been delivered - as of Monday. He said the large poles have been installed and the crew has been working on wiring. "Any day now," he said.

Missing dog

On Oct. 4, the Italian Greyhound of Stephen and Jana Madonna went missing from Newark Road in Toughkenamon. She is recently spayed, blue with white markings, weighs 10 pounds and answers to the name of Mia. There is a reward for her return. Call 302-293-2142.


Wanted: Marching units for Kennett Square's Halloween Parade on Wednesday, Oct. 29. Any and all groups are invited to participate in the annual parade that begins at 6:30 p.m. at the corner of Mill and Cypress Streets. To register your group for the parade or for more information call 610-444-8188 or download a parade application at


Kennett Township police will fingerprint children during the Longwood Fire Co.'s open house on Sunday, Oct. 19, from noon to 3 p.m.


There will be a harvest fest at Anson B. Nixon Park noon to 5 p.m. The park is just off North Walnut Street, north of State Street in Kennett Square. Lots of fun with hayrides and s'mores. Nominal Donation requested. The date for the event was erroneously listed as last Saturday in last week's paper.

Open house

Longwood Fire Co. will hold its annual open house on Sunday, Oct. 19, from noon to 3 p.m. Check out the fire trucks and ambulances on display; get your blood pressure tested; meet our firefighters, EMTs and paramedics; and learn about fire safety. The fire company is at 1001 East Baltimore Pike in Kennett Township. For more information, call 610-388-6880.

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