Robert Anthony Colon of West Grove

Robert Anthony Colon, 43, of West Grove, died Tuesday, Nov. 22, at his residence. He was the loving husband of Kristin Manley Colon, with whom he shared 17 years of marriage. Born in West Chester, he was the son of Irene Colon of Newark, Lydia Garcia Camacho of West Chester, and his stepfather, Juan Camacho, of West Chester. He was a production planner for most…

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Letter: Candidate announces for senate

We live in a country that was founded by liberty lovers, with a document called the Constitution. We still are governed under this founding document but, ironically, we often toss liberty to the side in order to achieve some sort of political goals. Each time we do this we sacrifice our freedoms for some sense of security. Benjamin Franklin once said that when a person…

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‘Longwood Christmas’ designed to inspire awe

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'A Longwood Christmas,' which opens on Thanksgiving Day at Longwood Gardens, will spotlight a musical theme. Photo courtesy of Longwood Gardens.

“A Longwood Christmas” will ring in the holiday season this year at Longwood Gardens with special resonance: A musically-inspired display debuts on Thanksgiving Day. The annual extravaganza of lights and activities will run through Sunday, Jan. 8. Indoors and out, the gardens are offering an array of sights and sounds designed to spotlight seasonal splendor. Explore the warm four-acre conservatory, bedecked with more than 50…

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Andrew Wyeth to get special mail order

Painter Andrew Wyeth certainly put his distinctive stamp on American art, and now the U.S. Postal Service is planning to recognize his extraordinary impact. The Postal Service announced this week that it would issue a pane of stamps in 2017 inspired by Wyeth’s art to commemorate the centennial of his birth. Wyeth was born and spent his life in Chadds Ford, according to a press…

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