Kennett plans Juneteenth festivities

The 2024 Kennett Square Juneteenth Planning Committee has announced a multitude of programs throughout June to celebrate Juneteenth. On June 19th, 1865, the last group of enslaved Black Americans were freed by the Union in Galveston, Texas. White enslavers and local government officials in Galveston refused to tell the enslaved Black population the Civil War was over and they were free. Union troops were brought…

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Academic Achievement May 17

• Jack Nielsen of Chadds Ford graduated with a bachelor’s degree in business management from East Stroudsburg University. • Claudia Gilfoy of Chadds Ford was named to the Southern New Hampshire University's Winter 2024 President's List. Full-time undergraduate students who have earned a minimum grade-point average of 3.700 and above for the reporting term are named to the President's List.

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Road report for May 20 through May 24

PennDOT has announced the following weather-dependent road projects that could affect drivers in the greater Chadds Ford area from May 20 through May 24. Motorists are urged to allow extra time traveling through one of the construction zones. Work schedules are subject to change. • Through May. 24, storm sewer replacement and saw cutting will cause daytime lane closures on southbound Route 202 between Route…

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