Hank’s Place opening in Kennett

Hank’s Place, the iconic eatery in Chadds Ford, is about to have a soft opening in Kennett Square. The restaurant on Route 1 and Creek Road was wiped out in last year’s flood and owners Anthony and Katie Young have been operating out of a food trailer there for months. But the trailer went away on Oct. 1. Now, temporarily at least, the Youngs will operate…

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Mary “Mia” Christine Murphy of West Grove

Mary “Mia” Christine Murphy, 57, of West Grove, died Saturday, Oct. 1, at the Chester County Hospital. Born in West Chester, she was the daughter of the late Edward A. Murphy and the late Regina Robinson Murphy. She was a homemaker who enjoyed cooking, gardening, and being with her family and friends, especially her grandchildren. Mia was a member of Assumption BVM Catholic Church in…

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A sunny weekend in photos

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The Moondawgs entertain during Saturday’s Barks and Brews at the Brandywine River Museum of Art.

It was a sunny weekend, good for a variety of activities. The Brandywine River Museum of Art courtyard was open to beer lovers and their canine friends on Saturday, while Concord Township and Darlington Arts center had an art appreciation day. On Sunday, troopers from Pennsylvania State Police Media barracks held their second Sunny Day Camp for special needs kids.          …

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Adopt-a-Pet Oct. 10

The following animals are ready to be adopted from the Brandywine Valley SPCA in West Chester. Mars Mars is quite a handsome orange man. He’s a domestic shorthair who loves everyone he meets and has done well in a room with other cats, so a home with another animal or another cat may be a good fit. Mars would love to meet you. You can…

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