The Country Butcher, owned by Dan Boxler, has come out with the new Kennett Square burger for the summer, adding to the store's already growing list of specialty items. (Candice Monhollan)

Country Butcher gives Kennett its own burger

This article can be found published on the Southern Chester County Weeklies‘ website. The Country Butcher has been a staple in Kennett Square for the last 32 years and over that ...

Over 400 motorcycles took part in the ride to honor fallen firefighter Ryan Miller. (Candice Monhollan)

Motorcyclists say goodbye to firefighter with a ride in his honor

This article can be found published on the Daily Local News‘ website. WEST CHESTER — When Ryan Miller died Saturday in a motorcycle crash — just as his brother Robbie ...

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New Garden firing range close to opening

This article can be found published on the Daily Local News‘ website and the Southern Chester County Weeklies‘ website. LANDENBERG – With the new firing range for the New Garden police ...

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The Country Butcher, owned by Dan Boxler, has come out with the new Kennett Square burger for the summer, adding to the store's already growing list of specialty items. (Candice Monhollan)

Country Butcher gives Kennett its own burger

This article can be found published on the Southern Chester County Weeklies‘ website. The Country Butcher has been a staple in Kennett Square for the last 32 years and over that time, owner Dan Boxler has been trying to keep his store ahead of the curve through creativity with his team of employees to bring new […]

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Over 400 motorcycles took part in the ride to honor fallen firefighter Ryan Miller. (Candice Monhollan)

Motorcyclists say goodbye to firefighter with a ride in his honor

This article can be found published on the Daily Local News‘ website. WEST CHESTER — When Ryan Miller died Saturday in a motorcycle crash — just as his brother Robbie had done 14 months earlier — the call went out on social media for motorcyclists to honor the fallen 25-year-old firefighter with a ride past […]

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New Garden firing range close to opening

This article can be found published on the Daily Local News‘ website and the Southern Chester County Weeklies‘ website. LANDENBERG – With the new firing range for the New Garden police close to opening, supervisors gave permission to Kennett, Oxford and Parkesburg for their officers to also use it. There was some concern from the crowd […]

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From left: Jim Conkle, Daniel McClure, Dave Wilks, Ed Dart, Andy Kolb and Paul Gouge will head to Burundi and Rwanda Aug. 9 to work with HOPE International and Younglife. (Candice Monhollan)

Six from Willowdale Chapel journeying to Africa

This article can be found published on the Daily Local News‘ website and the Southern Chester County Weeklies‘ website. In order to truly appreciate life, sometimes you need to step out of your comfort zone and for six Chester County men, they will be leaping far beyond those boundaries when they travel to Burundi and Rwanda […]

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Men and women decked out in period garb descended on the small town of Gettysburg, but not for a reenactment of the Civil War. Instead, it was to play ball. (Candice Monhollan)

19th-Century base ball comes to Pa.

This article can be found published on the Daily Local News‘ website. GETTYSBURG — In a town made famous by its 1800’s history, men and women decked out in period garb descended on the small town of Gettysburg, but not for a reenactment of the Civil War. Instead, it was to play ball. 1800’s style […]

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The Science in the Summer program at the Bayard Taylor Memorial Library is a week-long camp, sponsored by GlaxoSmithKline, the Franklin Institute and the Chester County libraries. It is free, but only a limited space was open. (Candice Monhollan)

Science in the Summer opens at Bayard Taylor Library

This article can be found published on the Daily Local News‘ website and the Southern Chester County Weeklies‘ website. Some children may only just visit the ocean during vacation, but those in attendance of the free Science in the Summer program at the Bayard Taylor Memorial Library are learning all about it. The week-long camp, sponsored […]

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Robert Sage was voted in as the newest member of the Unionville-Chadds Ford School Board by a vote of 5-3 to replace Eileen Bushelow. (Candice Monhollan)

Sage voted in as member of U-CF school board

This article can be found published on the Daily Local News‘ website and the Southern Chester County Weeklies‘ website. After having to push the decision back a month due to deadlock voting, Robert Sage was sworn in as the newest member of the Unionville-Chadds Ford School Board in a special meeting July 14. It took two […]

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Back row from left: Shoshanna Lustig, Rebecca Lustig, Kierstin Anderson, Kate Doroba, Delaney Chaffin, Zachary Milestone, Naomi Simonson, Alexa Simonson, Stephen Doroba and Wyatt Anderson. Front row from left: Cody Booksh, Skyler Booksh, Kylie Jackson, Juan Dutoit, Noah Simonson, Brandt Berger and George Roberts. (Candice Monhollan)

Camp Curious 2.0 brings in older children

This article can be found published on the Daily Local News‘ website and the Southern Chester County Weeklies‘ website. LANDENBERG – It’s one thing to pass down clothes between sisters, but in the Lustig family, older sister Shoshanna has given Camp Curious to her younger sister Rebecca to take over and run. After their grandmother’s death […]

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Justin Best, third from left, will be rowing for the United States in the CanAmMex Regatta in Nova Scotia July 11 and 12. (Candice Monhollan)

Best representing country in Nova Scotia

This article can be found published on the Southern Chester County Weeklies‘ website. It has been a whirlwind of a year for Unionville High School’s Justin Best. He was an integral part in getting the school’s rowing club off the ground and was able to participate, alongside his brother, in the SRAA National Championship in May […]

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Neilson Carlin, who owns Studio Rilievo School of Classical Painting in Kennett Square, will create an oil painting for the upcoming World Meeting of Families in Philadelphia in 2015. (Neilson Carlin)

Neilson Carlin to be featured at World Meeting of Families

This article can be found published on the Southern Chester County Weeklies‘ website. It may be over a year away, but Neilson Carlin has already been chosen for the opportunity to show off his work at the eighth World Meeting of Families to be held in Philadelphia Sept. 22 to 27, 2015. Carlin was contacted by […]

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It's becoming a tough world for college graduates as debt and limited jobs force them to return home. (Daily Local News)

Debt forces college grads to move back home

This article can be found published on the Daily Local News‘ website the Southern Chester County Weeklies‘ website. Brian Mahoney, 24, of Collegeville, has had to bounce around from job to job while his Bachelor’s Degree collects dust. It’s the only thing he can do to get his life going while he lives at home […]

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The Save Our Water Committee is fighting to protect the wells and water in the area of New Garden, Franklin and London Britain townships. (Marion Waggoner)

Residents fighting to protect water

This article can be found published on the Southern Chester County Weeklies‘ website. Several years ago, a well was built near the intersection of Broad Run and Newark roads, just about 150 feet from the Broad Run Creek. Now, Artesian Water wants to own the well and use it to pump water to its customers, which […]

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Milledge Estes (with cape) is battling a rare disease called Diamond Blackfan Anemia and to help raise money for research, his family held a “Mighty Milledge” event at CrossFit Kennett Square June 28. (Melanie Sisemore)

Mighty Milledge brings DBA awareness to Kennett

This article can be found published on the Southern Chester County Weeklies‘ website. Every night, Milledge Estes is hooked up to an infusion line through his leg for 12 hours to receive medicine and make sure his iron levels stay normal. He has also gone through more than 100 blood transfusions since he was born. He’s […]

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Rounds 3, 5, and 7, recap with commentary

This article can be found published on Sportsology‘s website. Round 3 61) Buffalo Sabres: Goaltender Jonas Johansson Now that Ryan Miller is no longer the franchise goaltender in Buffalo, they are in search for the kid who can backstop the team for its first ever Stanley Cup and they’ll try to find that in Jonas […]

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2014 NHL Entry Draft: Day 2, Rounds 2-7

PHILADELPHIA — It’s an early morning, but people are still filing into the Wells Fargo Center for the second day of the 2014 NHL Entry Draft. Prospects were like rock stars as they arrived. Many came through the same doors as the fans and the youngsters in the building were running up to them for […]

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2014 NHL Entry Draft: Day 1, Round 1

PHILADELPHIA — The Draft floor filled with NHL execs, GMs, coaches and media as the doors funneled the crowd pouring into the building. The scene was set for the 2014 NHL Entry Draft in Philadelphia. Follow along as I will try to update the picks as they happen (though it won’t be too fast as […]

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2014 NHL Entry Draft: Top prospects day

PHILADELPHIA — The top prospects from the 2014 NHL Entry Draft met with members of the media at the National Constitution Center in Old City Philadelphia. They sat in chairs with the Liberty Bell and Independence Hall perfectly positioned in the background. The prospects in attendance were: Sam Bennett, Michael Dal Colle, Anthony DeAngelo, Thatcher […]

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New Garden Police Chief Jerry Simpson. (Daily Local News)

New Garden police chief pushes for speed bumps

This article can be found published on the Daily Local News‘ website the Southern Chester County Weeklies‘ website. Though it’s not something that has happened on his watch as Chief of Police, Gerald Simpson is looking to prevent pedestrian fatalities in New Garden Township after reading an article regarding Vision Zero in New York City. […]

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Daniel Nicewonger is the new Minister at the First Baptist Church in Kennett Square. (Daniel Nicewonger)

Nicewonger picked to head First Baptist Church

This article can be found published on the Daily Local News‘ website the Southern Chester County Weeklies‘ website. Not everyone is able to find their calling when they are just a teenager, but Daniel Nicewonger was one of those few when he decided to go into ministry after a life-changing experience in Roatan, an island […]

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Controversial tax increase in U-CF budget

This article can be found published on the Daily Local News‘ website and the Southern Chester County Weeklies‘ website. With the June meeting of the Unionville-Chadds Ford school board came the approval of the final budget for the 2014-15 fiscal year at $75.9 million which, although passed unanimously, came with some controversy among the members. […]

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Shawn Dutkiewicz was unanimously approved by the Unionville-Chadds Ford school board to become the new principal at Chadds Ford Elementary starting at the end of June. (Candice Monhollan)

Chadds Ford Elementary has a new principal

This article can be found published on the Daily Local News‘ website and the Southern Chester County Weeklies‘ website. POCOPSON – A new face will be wandering the halls of Chadds Ford Elementary School next year as the Unionville-Chadds Ford school board approved Shawn Dutkiewicz as the new principal. “Sean Dutkiewicz comes to us with […]

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Kennett grads told to never stop learning

This article can be found published on the Daily Local News‘ website. KENNETT SQUARE — The 303 Kennett High School seniors clad in blue and white were told to never forget the four gifts each one possesses from their time at the school and should continue with in the future: knowledge, opportunity, optimism and courage. […]

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Kennett Middle, from left to right: Anna Fuller, Tara Matthews, Assistant Principal Lorenzo DiAngelis, Brenna Levi, Patti Tatum, Gretchen Coe, Joy Rosser, Tamara Fellows, Paul Petrick, Superintendent Barry Tomasetti, School Board President Heather Schaen and Principal John Carr. (Candice Monhollan)

Kennett Middle, Greenwood Elementary excel in PA Performance Profiles

This article can be found published on the Southern Chester County Weeklies‘ website. KENNETT SQUARE – With the school year coming to a close in the Kennett Consolidated School District, two schools were recognized at the June board meeting for attaining high scores in the Pennsylvania School Performance Profile. Representatives from Greenwood Elementary and Kennett Middle […]

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UHS rowing wraps up inaugural season at national championships

This article can be found published on the Southern Chester County Weeklies‘ website. WEST WINDSOR, N.J. — It seemed almost improbable that four Unionville High School students were on the water at the SRAA National Championship Regatta May 24 when less than four months before, they were fighting to have a rowing club at their school. […]

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