UHS basketball teams play a fundraiser

The Unionville Boys' Basketball Hoopsters will be hosting a PINK fundraiser for Unite for Her on Tuesday, Jan. 31 during their home, junior varsity and varsity games against Octorara beginning at 6 p.m. This will also be UCFSD Elementary School Spirit Night. To make the night a success, and raise funds for Unite for Her — a local non-profit organization that provides support, services and…

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Ramunno running for judge

Pennsbury Township resident Lorraine Ramunno has announced her candidacy for district judge. She now joins Pocopson resident Sean Rafferty in seeking the position formerly held by retired Magisterial District Judge Daniel Maisano. That court district covers Kennett Square and Kennett Township, Newlin, East Marlborough, Pennsbury, Pocopson and Birmingham townships. In a letter announcing her candidacy, Ramunno said it’s “been my long time desire to become…

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Adopt-a-Pet Jan. 19

Come meet all the wonderful animals available now for adoption at the Brandywine Valley SPCA. All featured pets are “Name Your Price” adoption fee until Monday, Jan. 23. Not ready to adopt? Then sponsor a pet and provide a safe place for our companions to rest until they find their forever homes. Help us give them a second chance at a fresh start KRISTINE Do you think cats have nine lives?…

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Around Town Jan. 19

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Darlington Arts Center is accepting registration for winter and spring programs.

• Chadds Ford Township Board of Supervisors is hosting a special informational public meeting on Monday, Jan. 30 at 6 p.m. to discuss the Pettinaro Commercial Development, The Shops at Ridge Road, located in Concord Township at the corner of Ridge Road and 202. This meeting is being held at the township municipal building to discuss the road and traffic improvements proposed for this development.…

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Blogging Along the Brandywine: DNA, it’s Greek to me

Ever seen the commercial where the guy is dressed in lederhosen and dancing the Schuhplatten? Thought he was German, took the Ancestry.com DNA test, found out he was mostly Scottish and now wears a kilt. I started charting my family tree in ninth grade by talking with my grandparents, reading old family Bibles as well as funeral sermons. I mean, how could this dufus get…

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