Cavalcante crab-walked his escape

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Danelo Cavalcante crab-walks up two walls to make his escape.

Chester County acting Prison Warden Howard Holland said an investigation revealed that convicted murderer Danelo Cavalcante escaped by crab-walking up two walls and out of the exercise yard. During a Wednesday afternoon press conference at the Chester County Government Center, officials played a prison surveillance video of the escape. Holland said the tower guard on duty is now on administrative leave. Cavalcante’s escape last week…

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StretchPlex: A tool in a toolbox

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Julius Toth, manager at StrengthPlex in Kennett Square, works with one of his own body coaches who needed some help with her own stretching routine.

The tagline for an old milk commercial applies to stretching as well as milk: “It does a body good.” And that’s why StretchPlex exists. StretchPlex is an assisted stretching facility where body coaches help a person stretch. According to Julius Toth, the manager at the Kennett Square location on Mill Road, “The idea behind assisted stretching is that folks come into our location, lie down…

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Wegmans gets alcohol hearing

No date was set, but members of Concord Township Council Wednesday night granted a conditional use hearing for Wegmans to change its alcohol sales hours. The grocery store was granted conditional use approval in 2015 to sell beer and wine from 8 a.m. to 10 p.m. Sunday through Thursday and 8 a.m. to 11 p.m. on Fridays and Saturdays. But now Wegmans wants those hours…

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U-CF schools closed

Unionville-Chadds Ford School District Superintendent announced schools closed again today. Dear UCFSD Families, Staff and Community Throughout the day we have had discussions with law enforcement including Lt. Colonel George Bivens of Pennsylvania State Police and District Attorney Deb Ryan. We have taken into account all feedback we have received including input from parents and community members. We take the situation and its impact on…

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Kennett borough hall closed

A message from Kennett Square: Due to the ongoing manhunt for escaped convict Danelo Cavalcante, Borough Hall will remain closed today, Wednesday, Sept. 6. As a reminder, residents should lock all external doors and vehicles.  Pennsylvania State Police are asking residents to review surveillance cameras and contact police if they observe anything suspicious. If you see the escaped convict, do not approach him; but rather…

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Police Log Sept. 6: Thefts, DUIs

Pennsylvania State Police Media Barracks • A 75-year-old man had his home in Concord Township ransacked in July. Police said five or six youths, 10-16 years of age, broke windows to get into the house, then broke multiple items including a TV and a mirror, and threw raw eggs all over the house. The incident happened on July 6. • Police said they arrested a…

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