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St. Teresa of Calcutta Parish festival returns Aug. 22-25

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Chesco baker Peri Anderson competes on Netflix baking show

East Pikeland >> A Chester County baker that specializes in wedding cakes is making her small screen debut as a contestant on a new Netflix baking competition show. ...

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