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Volunteers plant 300 trees, 80 shrubs in East Marlborough

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Girl Scouts celebrate holidays by square dancing

Local Girl Scouts celebrate the Holidays with Square Dancing Event , as well as, collecting and wrapping new presents for the Doris Haley Charity that serves the children of those who are residents at the Chester County Correctional facility. The Bran...

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    What happens if you are injured by an Uber driver in Pennsylvania?

    The Uber and Lyft ridesharing services have become immensely popular and have turned the world of transportation nearly upside down. I was in Washington D.C. earlier this year and suggested to my daughter that we get a taxi to dinner after a long day of walking the monuments. She laughed, pulled out her cell phone and, after a few keystrokes, announced that our Uber was booked and that we needed to be outside the hotel in two minutes.

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    Kennett Symphony concert enthusiastically received

    On Saturday night Music Director Michael Hall executed a fun-filled and enthusiastically received holiday concert entitled “Pops Goes the Holidays” to a full house at Unionville High School. The program offered a full and varied menu that ran the gamut from jokes from Santa Claus to a premier dance performance done to Bach’s Orchestral Suite No. 3 in D Major.

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    Dogs meet up with Santa and the Missus in Pocopson

    POCOPSON >> Candy canes and sugar plums might go through the heads of children at Christmas, but no one really knows what the dogs have in mind. Fortunately for the canines, Ace Hardware in Pocopson and its sister stores, Oxford Feed and Lumber and Pets and Friends in Jennersville, are bringing the same Christmas joy to dogs that children are receiving at numerous occasions all over the region.

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    Kennett man arrested after he exposes himself in car

    Jon C. Ragon, 59, of Kennett Square was arrested and charged with indecent exposure and open lewdness, in connection with an incident that occurred on Nov. 9 at 4:30 p.m. A female victim contacted police and reported that, while she was stopped in traffic on Gap Newport Pike, at the intersection with Newark Road, in New Garden Township, a burgundy SUV pulled up next to her and stopped at the traffic light. When she looked over, she observed a male subject, with his genitals exposed, fondling...

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    Kids elated with annual Christmas gift trip

    EAST MARLBOROUGH >> For kids from the Chester County Family Academy, the annual “Shopping with the Sheriff” is something they look forward to for weeks or, for many, months.

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    Local ‘Nutcracker’ wows large audiences

    EAST NOTTINGHAM >> The staff and dancers from the Oxford Center for Dance pulled a glorious spectacle out of their hats with the performance of “The Nutcracker” ballet on Saturday.

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    Chester County doctor indicted on health care, opioid diversion charges

    Harrisburg >> A Chester County doctor has been indicted on health care fraud and opioid diversion charges, officials said.

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    My two cents: We sure could use a little good news

    Anne Murray sang a song which was released in her then-newest album back on September 1983. The title song of the album “A Little Good News” became another major hit, in her large collection of hit songs. That song is as relevant today as it was 34 years ago.

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    Does too much screen time have an effect on mental health?

    My daughter would stay in her room for hours and sometimes days at a time. I’d slip food under the door and supply her with water to keep her hydrated. I’d poke my head in every so often to make sure she was still in there and offer a trip for ice cream. My daughter is an extreme introvert and a normal teenager!

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    #GivingTuesday: Anonymous donor pays off lunch debt for underprivileged students at two local schools

    London Grove >> The saying goes there is never a free lunch, but for underprivileged children at Avon Grove School District, there certainly is, and it came on #GivingTuesday.

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