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Victoria Wyeth to discuss family’s artistic legacy at Uptown!

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Rare Honus Wagner baseball card on view locally

Winterthur, DE >> A Honus Wagner baseball card (ca. 1909−11), one of the rarest and most iconic of all sports-related objects, will be on view at Winterthur this spring. In this Eye on the Iconic exhibit, a prized Wagner card from the New...

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    Kennett High School’s Mini-Thon set for Feb. 23-24

    Kennett Square >> A dedicated and enthusiastic group of over two hundred KHS students will remain on their feet from 8 p.m. Friday, February 23, to 6 a.m. on Saturday morning for Mini-THON, an event to raise money for the Four Diamonds Fund to benefit pediatric cancer research and families whose children are battling the disease. Through a variety of events, raffles, generous corporate contributions, donations, and the Wizards basketball game, students have already raised thousands of...

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    Primo’s to open its 52nd Pa. store in Kennett on Tuesday; first 100 to get free hoagie

    Staff Report Kennett Square >> On Tuesday, Feb. 13, 2018 the Primo Hoagies organization will welcome their newest franchise to the Philadelphia market at 1278 Baltimore Pike, Toughenamon, PA. Opening the doors at 10 am, PrimoHoagies Kennett Square will provide the first 100 customers with a free Primo size hoagie. After the first 100 customers, they are offering $6.99 Primo size hoagies for the rest of the day.

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    Scores take the polar plunge; record funding achieved

    WEST CHESTER >> About 100 people took the Polar Plunge Saturday morning, taking a dip in the icy Brandywine River, all to raise money to help the local environment. Now in its 10th year, more money was raised this year than in any other year.

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    Landenberg woman announces candidacy for 13th District seat

    COCHRANVILLE >> Sue Walker, a Democrat and a resident of Landenberg, has announced her candidacy for the state House of Representatives, 13th District. The seat has been held for the past eight years by Republican incumbent John Lawrence.

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    Three Avon Grove seniors honored for saving life of elderly man

    Jennersville >> Three Avon Grove seniors were honored Feb. 7 for saving the life of an elderly man at the Jennersville YMCA in December.

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    Officials begin planning for roundabout in Kennett Township; cost pegged at $2.6 million

    Kennett Township >> A near-capacity crowd gathered at Kennett Township’s municipal building Wednesday night to see if a roundabout was the answer to chronic congestion at the Five Points intersection.

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    Armed robber hits Jersey Mike’s in Chadds Ford

    Chadds Ford Township >> The Pennsylvania State Police is investigating an armed robbery that occurred on Feb. 8, 2018 at Jersey Mike’s Subs, which is located at 1700 block of Wilmington West Chester Pike, Chadds Ford Township, Delaware County.

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    Eagles safety Rodney McLeod appearing in Glen Mills Friday

    Glen Mills >> Rodney McLeod, a safety for the Super Bowl Champion Philadelphia Eagles, will be at the Smoothie King in Glen Mills Friday, Feb. 9, and will sign autographs.

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    Local attorney challenging Barrar for 160th state House seat

    KENNETT TOWNSHIP >> Anton Andrew, a Kennett Township attorney, on Wednesday announced his intention to seek election to the Pennsylvania State House of Representatives in the 160th district. Andrew, a Democrat, seeks to unseat Republican incumbent Stephen Barrar, who has held the seat for the past 21 years.

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    54-unit development clears hurdle in East Marlborough

    East Marlborough >> The East Marlborough Township Board of Supervisors has approved a conditional use order for a 54-unit twin-house development proposed by Doug White for a 22.6-acre tract located at the intersection of Gale Lane and Walnut Road.

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