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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 school officials plan 2.2 percent real estate tax hike

    Kennett Square >> Residents of the Kennett school district might see their real-estate taxes go up by 2.27 percent under a proposed preliminary budget.

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    LETTER: Unionville Indian mascot must be preserved

    The Unionville-Chadds Ford students who are advocating the removal of our Indian Mascot are showing their historic ignorance and possibly their bigotry. The Lenape Indians lived in our region long before European immigrants arrived and slowly, mainly peacefully, push their Indian neighbors to the west. The last Lenape Indian, Indian Hannah, in the region died in 1802. There may still be Lenape Indians on our reservations in the west.

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    A new rectory for Assumption and St. Rocco

    WEST GROVE >> Assumption BVM Pastor Father Scott Brockson has announced the sale of the old Blessed Virgin Mary Church complex that sits along Evergreen Avenue in the borough. In all it includes the church, the rectory and the convent, and it occupies 1.8 acres of ground.

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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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    Two killed in West Goshen crash

    WEST GOSHEN>>Two West Chester residents were killed in a head on crash when a northbound 2018 Volvo S90 crossed into the southbound lane, just before midnight Saturday night, at 1000 Pottstown Pike.

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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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    Montgomery County DA: Bill Cosby’s claims of prosecutorial misconduct are ‘false’

    NORRISTOWN >> Prosecutors, in court papers, argued the accusations of prosecutorial misconduct leveled by Bill Cosby’s defense team are “misrepresentations and false claims” and urged a judge to deny a defense request that sex assault charges be dismissed against the actor.

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