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Alumni athletes honored at Oxford

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Marilyn Hershey named Dairy Woman of the Year

WEST FALLOWFIELD >> Dairy farmer Marilyn Hershey of Cochranville was named Dairy Woman of the Year at the 51st annual World Dairy Expo in Madison, Wis., on Oct. 4. ...

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    Rest in peace, Tony. We’ll miss you

    Tony Talamonti, a mainstay of Kennett Square culture and a heavy element in the soul of the borough, died Saturday night at 72 of kidney cancer that had spread throughout his body. For some people, 72 years is enough, but for Tony there were still a lot of things he wanted to do, just as he had been doing for the past seven decades.

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    Beneath the library’s train man is a banjo Mummer

    WEST GROVE >> The kids who stopped by the Avon Grove Library on Saturday to mark the end of the summer reading program ostensibly heard tales from a railroad engineer character. But the guy in the old fashioned train costume offered them more than “The Little Red Caboose.”

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    Replacement of playground equipment makes it accessible to all

    OXFORD >> It was a beautiful day in the neighborhood on Sunday as scores of residents and even volunteers from outside the area joined to install new playground equipment suited for children of all physical abilities in the borough’s Memorial Park.

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    Hosting sunflower and eclipse events for the public

    POCOPSON >> For those who are wondering where the sunflowers are this year, the answer is at the Myrick Center along Route 842 in Pocopson. Brandywine Red Clay Alliance Executive Director Jim Jordan said they are coming a little early this year, but he wants to share the pleasure of viewing them with the public. Not only that, but he’s also hosting an eclipse party there as well on Aug. 21.

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    Environmental issues will extend repair time

    AVONDALE >> The replacement of the State Street Bridge that collapsed into Indian Run on Thursday at noon will not be a quick fix, said Borough Council President Bill Shore. Among other things, the bridge sits right beside the borough sewer and water plants and has utility lines running alongside, which prompts caution and takes time to accommodate.

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    The nation awaits the Great American Solar Eclipse

    WEST CHESTER >> The odds are good that on Aug. 21 most Americans are going to duck out of their workplaces and look up at the sky. That’s the date the moon will pass in front of the sun and create a total eclipse, which is being called “The Great American Eclipse.”

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    Rock painting craze hits the borough and beyond

    KENNETT SQUARE >> Usually, a rock is just a rock. But in Kennett Square and many other communities throughout the nation, those pesky little bumps in the road have taken on a new life: Children are decorating them, hiding them, sharing their images on Facebook and engaging in a social media game.

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    A night of fun and fellowship in West Grove

    WEST GROVE >> National Night Out in West Grove on Tuesday was an evening of entertainment, food trucks and schmoozing with first responders.

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    Young director produces show with special needs cast

    EAST MARLBOROUGH >> A recent Unionville High School graduate who has been enthralled with theater for most of her life, last week presented her second show with a cast of special needs individuals.

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    It’s ‘All Aboard’ at Ware Presbyterian Village

    OXFORD >> A group of Ware Presbyterian Village men are reliving the joys of their youth in the community’s Model Railroad Club.

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