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Volunteers pack book bags for underprivileged students in Avon Grove, Oxford, Unionville and Kennett school districts

By Fran Maye|

Man arrested in connection with West Chester robbery

West Chester >> A Cheyney man was arrested in connected with a robbery of a West Chester residence on Dec. 18, 2017. ...

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    West Marlborough man claims road rager responsible for racist attack

    west chester >> John Rodgers wants you to know that he is not a racist.

    By Michael P. Rellahan @ChescoCourtNews on Twitter|

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    Kindergarten readiness project in Kennett has mushroomed!

    It is amazing when a community gathers as a systemic network what can be accomplished. The Kindergarten Readiness Project, which came together last fall has built a force that is providing a stream of interventions towards meeting the need of families and children, who turn five-year olds by September 30th and will be starting school.

    By Joan Holliday|

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    COLUMN: Climate change is real, it’s time to do something about it

    Over eight years ago, my third grade teacher at Unionville Elementary School, Mrs. Oldenski, assigned my class to write a persuasive piece of writing. My eight year old self wrote an outstanding exposé about why carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions were pushing polar bears to extinction. Well, not really. It was five sentences. But, surprisingly, it was published in the Kennett paper. And, while several response articles disagreed with my speculation about the future of the...

    By Noelle Lambert|

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    Column: Why are so many people unable to have intimate relationships?

    How many of us walk around this planet with a closed heart—unable to feel love and connection? We say “I love you”—but don’t really know what it is.

    By Ray Regan|

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    Dinniman calls for animal protection legislation at Kindness Festival

    West Brandywine >> State Senator Andy Dinniman recently discussed his efforts to strengthen animal welfare laws and end puppy mills in Pennsylvania at the third Annual Kindness Festival at West Brandywine Park.

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    From broken family to U.S. Marine, the Kennett Garage is the difference for this man

    KENNETT SQUARE >> Like many children of immigrant families, Tony Gomez Bustos had it rough early in life.But things started to change when he enlisted while in sixth-grade at the Garage Youth Center in Kennett Square, a facility staffed with community volunteers that empowers youth to pursue their dreams.

    Fran Maye

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    Applications for Longwood Gardens Fellows program now open

    KENNETT SQUARE >> Applications are now available for the Longwood Gardens Fellows Program, a 13-month residential learning experience focused on building the leadership capacity of high-potential public horticulture professionals. Interested individuals should visit for program and application information. Applications are due Oct. 1.

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    Soliciting just got a lot easier in Kennett Township

    Kennett Township >> Door-to-door salespeople got what they wanted in Kennett Township, but maybe they should have been careful what they wished for.

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  • Crime

    Charges reduced for New Garden dentist charged in sex assault

    WEST CHESTER >> A southern Chester County dentist who had been accused of sexually assaulting a woman who had come to his New Garden office for a job interview pleaded guilty on Wednesday to reduced charges and was given probation as part of a plea agreement.

    By Michael P. Rellahan @ChescoCourtNews on Twitter|

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    Woman, 21, arrested after assaulting police officer

    West Chester >> A Lincoln University woman was arrested following a high-speed pursuit during which she allegedly assaulted a police officer.

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