Lynnore P. Compton of Chadds Ford

Lynnore P. Compton, 60, of Chadds Ford, died Monday, Dec. 17, at her home. She was the wife of Earle A. Compton, with whom she shared 31 years of marriage. Born in Brooklyn, N.Y., she was the daughter of Rose and the late Joseph Pizzirusso. Lynnore graduated summa cum laude from Millersville University where she received a bachelor’s of science degree in computer science and…

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Anne Irwin Hicks, formerly of Kennett Square

Anne Irwin Hicks, 92, formerly of Kennett Square, died Thursday, Dec. 13, after suffering from a major stroke. She was without pain and surrounded by loving family. She was born on Nov. 20, 1926, in Chadds Ford. Anne Hicks owned Meadow Springs Farm in Kennett Square with her late husband, John L. Hicks from the 1940s to 2000. The family dairy farm later became a…

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ChesCo hands out naloxone medication

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Chester County Commissioners’ Chair Michelle Kichline (center) and Jamie Johnson, Deputy Director of Chester County’s Department of Drug and Alcohol Services hand out free naloxone at the Government Services Center as part of the a statewide naloxone giveaway day on Thursday, Dec. 1.

Staff from Chester County’s Department of Drug & Alcohol Services and the Health Department gave away nearly 500 doses of naloxone last week, as part of a state-wide Naloxone Giveaway Day for any county residents requesting the drug. Two distribution sites were set up at the Chester County Government Services Center in West Chester and at the County’s Public Safety Training Campus in South Coatesville. …

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Police Log Dec. 19: Assault, crashes, thefts

Pennsylvania State Police • Police said two motorists were injured and sent to Paoli Hospital following a Dec. 13 accident on Route 202 at Oakland Road in Chadds Ford. According to the report, 69-year-old Peggy S. Conway, of West Chester, was driving north on Route 202 when she began making a left turn across traffic onto Oakland, but she struck another car heading south on…

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Around Town Dec. 19

• It’s five days of free YMCA beginning next week. All seven branches of the YMCA of Greater Brandywine will open their doors to the community at no charge from Wednesday, Dec. 26 to Monday, Dec. 31. Now is the perfect time to try our facilities, shoot hoops, swim in the pool or check out the fitness center, or try yoga, cycling or exercise class. Anyone…

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