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‘Find What Moves You’ at Philadelphia Auto Show |Jan 25, 2017

EAST NORRITON >> From the Cadillac XT5 to the Kia Stinger, there are myriad shiny ways to find what stirs your four-wheeled soul at the Philadelphia Auto Show.

Pennsylvania Fine Wine & Good Spirits stores will be open on MLK Day, other holidays |Jan 13, 2017

HARRISBURG >> The Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board (PLCB) has announced that hundreds of Fine Wine & Good Spirits stores will be open Monday, Jan. 16 – Martin Luther King Jr. Day – as well as on Presidents Day, Memorial Day, and the Fourth of July this year.

Democratic National Convention brings boon to hotels in region |Jul 22, 2016

Thousands of visitors will begin arriving in the region this weekend for the Democratic National Convention being held July 25-28 in Philadelphia. An estimated 6,000 delegates and alternates will participate in convention week activities, and thousands more are expected to join the festivities.

Crafting digital marketing that gets results: Answers to questions from local decision makers |Apr 25, 2016

Second in a series of articles by AdTaxi Networks experts who will be participating in this year’s Philly Tech Week 2016.

Chester County grad’s app, KUDZOO, puts her on Forbes’ 30 Under 30 |Jan 21, 2016

A Great Valley High School graduate and her partner have made the Forbes’ “30 Under 30” Education List for their new app that encourages students to get good grades.

Philadelphia region’s gasoline prices sink below $2 |Jan 17, 2016

WEST NORRITON >>It’s not exactly 1973 again, but gas prices are currently at their lowest in seven years.

Latoff remembered for his impact on Chester County |Jan 15, 2016

DOWNINGTOWN >> Praise poured in this week for William S. Latoff, the chairman and CEO of DNB Financial Corp. who died on Monday after a battle with cancer.

Preview: What do low gas prices mean for the Philadelphia region? |Jan 15, 2016

WEST NORRITON, Pa. >> It’s not exactly 1973 again, but gas prices are currently at their lowest in seven years.

Einstein Healthcare Network celebrates 150 years of compassionate care |Jan 13, 2016

PHILADELPHIA >> Einstein Healthcare Network marks its 150th anniversary in 2016 with a year of events, including an anniversary bash with a performance by legendary singer Diana Ross and hosted by award-winning stage and screen actor, Jason Alexander; a series of talks given by medical experts; a “Born at Einstein” social media campaign; a time capsule burial; and more.

Expanded amenities aim at enhancing Elmwood Park Zoo experience |Jul 12, 2015

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.

Kennett first in Pennsylvania to get video ATM |Mar 4, 2015

KENNETT SQUARE>>Ever wish you could go to your local ATM and cash checks? Or how about depositing checks at your ATM, getting cash back. Or even withdrawing say, $24.78 and receiving the exact amount.

Family opening extended stay hotel south of West Chester |Mar 2, 2015

CHADDS FORD >> A new hotel has sprung up on Route 202, just south of the Chester County line in Delaware County.

Former mushroom worker opens Mexican restaurant in Caln |Feb 12, 2015

CALN >> When German Herrera was asked how many hours he worked in a day, he responded 25. When he was told there were only 24 hours in a day, he said he borrows one hour from the previous day and applies it to the current day.

Wings for Success opens satellite site in Kennett Square |Dec 30, 2014

Wings for Success, a Frazer organization that provides clothes and other services to help women find jobs, is opening its second location in Kennett Square.

Halloween haunt for kids in the Oxford area emphasizes fantasy |Oct 15, 2014

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.

Fountain Garden to get $90 million restoration |Oct 2, 2014

EAST MARLBOROUGH >> Longwood Gardens will begin work next month on a $90 million restoration of the 5-acre Main Fountain Garden that has thrilled guests for nearly 60 years.

Harris rebrands Eco Boutique store in Kennett Square |Sep 10, 2014

KENNETT SQUARE >> Doug Harris has officially opened his newly rebranded store, State & Union, located appropriately, at State and Union streets in Kennett Square.

COMING ATTRACTION AMC Painter’s Crossing 9 transformation includes theater restaurant |Mar 24, 2014

CHADDS FORD, Delaware County — How about eating a burger and quaffing a beer while watching summer movie attractions such as “Ninja Turtles,” “Fast & Furious 7” and “Malificient”?

|Oct 17, 2013

For the sixth year in a row, property taxes in Chester County have been reduced due to casino gaming revenue. And that trend should continue well into the future.

|Oct 2, 2013

By FRAN MAYEfmaye@21st-centurymedia.com

Kennett Walmart reopens with new expanded grocery |Jul 5, 2013

EAST MARLBOROUGH — Stew Morgan got a little choked up when he reflected on the last 14 months as a manager at Walmart near Kennett Square – particularly when he spoke about his wife of two years, Denise.

Herr’s executives partner with Urban Promise |Jun 20, 2013

NOTTINGHAM – Herr’s Executive Team and their assistants gave back to the community by devoting a day of service to Urban Promise in Wilmington, Delaware. The team included J.M. Herr, CEO, and his assistant Glenda Henry, Ed Herr, President and his assistant Liz Richner, Daryl Thomas, Sr.

Art aficionado enters new business endeavor |Jun 3, 2013

In creating a new business – Discover Your Palette – New London Township resident Marianne Jerrell has paired two of her interests together, art and wine.

Kennett women become cover girls |May 23, 2013

A Kennett area woman and her daughter were recognized by a national magazine for the success they have had in running a male-oriented business.

Giant upgrades store’s technology, product lines |Jan 17, 2013

By GRETCHEN METZgmetz@dailylocal.com

Brisk demand for new cottages at Kendal |Dec 20, 2012

KENNETT — Construction of 48 new cottages at Kendal at Longwood ended earlier this month, boosting the population there to 420.

Pocopson estate needs a global approach to sell |Sep 5, 2012

POCOPSON — ThomLynn, best described as an executive estate, is looking for a new owner – perhaps one of Philadelphia’s top professional sports stars who needs separate living quarters for security, or maybe a chief executive who likes working from his or her own suite of offices.

Face the Facts USA: A government that keeps on giving |Aug 18, 2012

Each day in the 100 days leading up to Election Day, our website and Face the Facts USA will be partnering to bring you one exhaustively researched and vetted, non-partisan fact about a major issue facing our nation.

|Jul 10, 2012

Hilton Garden invests $1.2 million in upgrades |Jun 20, 2012

EAST MARBOROUGH — Hilton Garden Inn’s Kennett Square location has completed a $1.2 million renovation, essentially gutting all 92 rooms and installing new flooring, vanities, furniture, wallpaper, beds and flat-screen TVs.

Oxford seniors qualify for national FBLA |May 30, 2012

After recently attending and competing at the 61st annual Pennsylvania Future Business Leaders of America State Leadership Conference, Oxford Area High School seniors Joe Cosentino and Megan Harvey qualified for the FBLA National Leadership Conference to be held June 29 to July 2 in San Antonio, Texas.

Saxbys gets new owner to keep brand hot |May 24, 2012

MARPLE — It was not all that long ago, five years to be exact, that Nick Bayer was predicting big things for his little coffee company, Saxbys.

Genuardi’s Presents Check to Kennett Area Community Service |May 24, 2012

As a result of the “Help Us End Hunger” food drive in late fall of 2011, Genuardi’s and the Safeway Foundation presented bonus checks of $2,800 each to nine local food banks and food pantries. Kraft Foods, Safeway’s national vendor partner in the food drive, generously donated additional funds to award to the Top 100 food bank recipients during the December food drive.