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Saxton: 42nd Old Timers Convention ready to roll at Williams Grove

By Ernie Saxton For Digital First Media |

Relief in sight: Route 202 work nearly done

After enduring more than a decade of construction-induced backups, motorists who use Route 202 in eastern Chester County are about to get a break. ...

By Brian McCullough bmccullough@21st-centurymedia.com @wcdailylocal on Twitter |

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  • Entertainment

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  • Food

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