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Replacement of playground equipment makes it accessible to all

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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,...

By Chris Barber|

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    Celebrate the nation’s birth with fireworks

    WEST NOTTINGHAM >> Visitors will get more than a great fireworks display when they go to Freedom Fest in Nottingham Park on Saturday night, July 1. The county commissions, along with the parks department, Herr Foods and D’Ambrosio Chevrolet are providing an evening of entertainment which will conclude with a half-hour fireworks program. If that’s not convenient, anyone looking for Independence Day fireworks in other locations will find them at Downingtown, Phoenixville...

    Chris Barber
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    Bikers will deliver goods to Oxford on July 1

    Have you seen bikers spending their weekends standing in front of Walmart, Redner’s, Dollar Store in Oxford? Giant in Jennersville? Acme in Avondale or other stores?

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    Scores of runners beat Beethoven’s ‘5th’

    KENNETT SQUARE >> It was not necessary to keep in step with Beethoven’s “5th Symphony,” but the runners needed to go fast.

    Chris Barber
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    County will replace Avondale’s deficient bridge

    AVONDALE >> The State Street Bridge, having been declared deficient for almost a decade, will finally be replaced by the county.

    Chris Barber
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    Charter graduates praise their close-knit experiences

    LOWER OXFORD >> The student speakers at the years of Avon Grove Charter School graduations are fond of saying that attending here is like being part of a family. On last Wednesday evening, the kids who spoke on stage reiterated that feeling.

    Chris Barber
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    Regional police hit the streets on bikes

    WEST GROVE >> When the Southern Chester County Regional Police held their public debut in April with an awards ceremony, Chief Gerald Simpson told the audience he hoped there would be a bicycle contingent in the future.

    Chris Barber
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    Avon Grove Parade was like a Norman Rockwell painting

    WEST GROVE >> The Avon Grove Memorial Day Parade could easily have been the subject of a Norman Rockwell painting.

    Chris Barber
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    West Grove couple buys Hank’s Place

    CHADDS FORD >> In years passed, Anthony Young would stop in at Hank’s Place for lunch so often that he became known as “Turkey Club Guy.”

    Chris Barber
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    Kids join the effort to support the garden

    KENNETT SQUARE >> You could almost hear John Denver, Pete Seeger and Arlo singing “The Garden Song’s” — “Inch-by-inch, row-by-row” — as the little kids dashed through the ribbons and released the lady bugs in the 2017 Kennett Community Garden on Friday night.

    Chris Barber
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    Thousands fill the street at Mexican festival

    KENNETT SQUARE >> On Sunday, State Street was filled with celebrants of the Mexican festival Cinco de Mayo — the date that commemorates the Mexican Army’s victory over French forces at the Battle of Puebla, on May 5, 1862. In the United States, it has become a day to celebrate Mexican-American culture.

    Chris Barber
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