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May 18, 2013
The Radnor Hunt races are scheduled for Saturday at the race course, which is about 45 minutes from Philadelphia at 826 Providence Rd., Malvern. There are six steeplechase races, starting about 1:30 p.m., with about a half hour between races. The course is roughly a mile around, and the horses run clockwise around the circuit two or three laps, depending on the race.   Tickets may be ordered online at www.radnorhuntraces.org or by phone at 610-388-8383.
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September 27, 2013 | By Paul Tierney, Inquirer Staff Writer
Conestoga entered Wednesday night's Central League field hockey matchup with Radnor on a five-game win streak, having outscored its opponents, 27-2, during that time. Despite conceding two goals to the Raiders with fewer than four minutes to play, the Pioneers were able to hold on for a 3-2 victory at Teamer Field. Conestoga coach Meg Ryan said Radnor's offense was able to get the best of her team during the final moments of the game. "Radnor showed up, and they put us on our heels, I think," Ryan said.
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July 17, 2013 | By Kathy Boccella, Inquirer Staff Writer
Radnor police are cautioning residents about a website that allows users to chat anonymously with strangers after the parents of a 12-year-old reported that someone on the site coaxed the child into sending nude pictures. The site, Omegle, randomly pairs users in one-on-one chat sessions where they communicate using the handles "You" and "Stranger. " The site was created by 18-year-old Leif K-Brooks of Brattleboro, Vt., in 2008 and helped usher in the age of the anonymous face-to-face chat on the Web, according to Wikipedia.
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July 27, 2011
Lancaster Pollard, an investment and mortgage banking firm that helps hospitals and retirement communities raise money for capital projects, opened an office in Radnor as part of an effort to expand in the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic. The Radnor office has four bankers and one support person. Lancaster Pollard is based in Columbus, Ohio.    -Harold Brubaker
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October 31, 2011
Northwestern Mutual, a Milwaukee insurance company, is opening a new office in Radnor on Tuesday, expanding the presence of its Philadelphia Group, which has been in the region for more than a century, the company said. The Philadelphia Group, which already had offices in Center City, Mount Laurel, and Montchanin, Del., employs 85 financial representatives and 20 financial representative interns. Northwestern said it planned to add 50 financial representatives and 30 interns over the next 14 months.
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June 1, 2014 | By Kate Harman, For The Inquirer
Izzy Schaefer and Holly Pachella were talking about it in the dugout. Their Radnor softball team needed a run, and needed one quickly. The conversation between the Raiders pitcher and catcher happened with Katie Jordan at the plate, and while Jordan couldn't hear them, she surely came through. Jordan's fourth-inning, inside-the-park home run was the difference for Radnor, which went on to defeat Springfield (Delco), 2-0, Friday in the District 1 Class AAA championship game at Harriton.
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May 22, 2013 | By Kate Harman, For The Inquirer
Melina Avery knew what people were saying about the Harriton girls' lacrosse team entering its rematch with Radnor: The Rams couldn't beat the top-seeded Red Raiders, not again. On Tuesday at West Chester Henderson, however, the Rams quieted the doubters, rolling over the Red Raiders, 15-6, in the semifinals of the District 1 tournament. "I think we really just showed today that we are the better team," said Avery, a junior goalie. "It's always good to come out and play games like that.
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May 25, 2012 | By Rick O'Brien, Inquirer Staff Writer
After claiming state championships in 2009 and 2010, the Radnor girls' lacrosse team experienced some rebuilding pains last season. "It was kind of expected," senior midfielder Kristen Norden said. "We didn't go as far in the playoffs as we had in the past. That gave us a bigger hunger to do well this year. " On Thursday evening, with senior Natalie Miller producing four goals, the Red Raiders doubled up Central League rival Conestoga, 14-7, in the PIAA District 1 final at West Chester East's Harold I. Zimmerman Stadium.
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February 27, 2014 | By Nick Carroll, Inquirer Staff Writer
Just before Merion Mercy's free-throw shooters released their shots in a deathly silent Wissahickon gym, a boy from the Radnor student section sneezed, yelled, or made animal noises on cue to create a distraction. Eventually, the Merion Mercy crowd tried to counter, and as fate would have it, Radnor had the game in the balance at the line in the final seconds. Fifth-seeded Merion Mercy (14-12) ended up missing 8 of 15 free throws a game after making 24 of 30 in the quarterfinals against Chichester, but nothing could distract Myonie Williamson and Nicole Massimino.
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October 23, 2014 | By Mark Macyk, Inquirer Staff Writer
For the second time in six years, the top girls' golfer in Pennsylvania is a Radnor student. Junior Brynn Walker birdied the first playoff hole to beat Lauren Waller of Canon-McMillan and claim the PIAA Class AAA golf title Tuesday at Heritage Hills in York. The North Carolina recruit entered the day 2 strokes back, but shot a 1-under-par 71 to tie Weller's two-day total of 146. Radnor's Jackie Calamaro won it all in 2009. Pennsbury's Jackie Rogowicz placed fifth by shooting 153.   Field Hockey Sam Dingler scored with 1 minute, 10 seconds remaining to lift visiting 11th-seeded Upper Perkiomen past No. 6 Upper Moreland, 3-2, in the first round of the District 1 Class AA Tournament.
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September 27, 2014 | By Mari A. Schaefer, Inquirer Staff Writer
Police officers are the ones who are supposed to do the protecting, the ones with the tough veneers, the ones who are the strongest. But for the third time in less than a month, a police officer in Delaware County has taken his life, sending ripples of concern throughout the law enforcement community. The latest incident occurred Monday, when a Darby Borough police officer died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound in Ridley Park. In the aftermath, police officials said Tuesday that they were taking measures to ensure that officers are aware of the help available to them.
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September 22, 2014 | By Matt Hoffman, Inquirer Staff Writer
Down by two goals with 20 minutes left, the Harriton boys' soccer team persevered Saturday. A goal by Kyle Gaeffke halved Radnor's lead, then Felix Serlin managed to slip a shot past goalie Ryan Young with only 14 seconds to play, sending the game to overtime. There, Harriton made short work of the visiting Raiders to complete the comeback, with Serlin scoring his second goal of the game two minutes into the extra period for a 4-3 victory in a Central League game. On a free kick, the ball was cleared out on a header by a Radnor player right to the feet of Serlin, who then drilled a bullet past Young from 25 yards.
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September 12, 2014 | By Mari A. Schaefer, Inquirer Staff Writer
Radnor Township staff and officials were in shock Wednesday after police said a popular officer died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound after going off duty Tuesday night. Officer Robert "John" Miller, 34, a nine-year veteran of the department and a married father of two sons, was found in the township building's parking lot, 301 Iven Ave., about 6:30 p.m., police said. "He was truly one of my finer officers," Police Superintendent William Colarulo said.. "I never saw this coming.
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August 31, 2014 | By Mari A. Schaefer, Inquirer Staff Writer
A former supermarket employee was arrested in Radnor on Friday for allegedly "upskirting" - using a cellphone to surreptitiously video unsuspecting women - in another grocery store. Brian Bailey, 52, of the 300 block of West Johnson Street, was arrested and is being held in Montgomery County on a probation violation for a similar crime, said Lt. Andy Block of the Radnor police. Bailey is charged with two counts of invasion of privacy, disorderly conduct, and harassment, according to Block.
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July 20, 2014 | By Max Cohen, Inquirer Staff Writer
For Matt Cherry, pressure is not being forced to make a quick decision on the lacrosse field. It's having 10 seconds to get to a bomb shelter. Cherry, a Radnor High School graduate, starred in lacrosse at Dickinson College and graduated in 2013 as a two-time all-American and the school's all-time leader in assists. He never would have guessed where his path would take him next. He connected with Birthright, an educational organization that sponsors free 10-day trips to Israel for Jewish adults ages 18 to 26. He went with no plans to stay longer, but he has called Israel home ever since.
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July 14, 2014 | By Laura McCrystal, Inquirer Staff Writer
The trail would be an invitation to criminals and depress property values, its critics warned, and the proposal to build it over an old railroad bed set off tense debates at public meetings, close votes, and a lawsuit. Now, nearly a decade since the 2.4-mile trail opened in Radnor Township, it is popular - even congested, at times - with walkers, runners, and bicyclists. It is such a success, in fact, that Radnor is considering a long-range plan that would more than triple the length of trails through the township, connecting, and making use of, its open space.
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July 1, 2014 | By Lydia O'Neal, Inquirer Staff Writer
Alex L. Pronzato, 73, of Philadelphia, the founder and former president of the construction firm Pronzato & Associates Inc., died Monday, June 16, of cardiac complications at Christiana Hospital in Newark, Del. Born in Philadelphia, Mr. Pronzato attended North Catholic High School before graduating from Pennsylvania State University, and Temple University. He also served in the Marine Corps. "Alex was a man's man, known for his rugged good looks, undeniable charm and a trademark engaging smile," his family said in a tribute.
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June 16, 2014 | By Art Carey, For The Inquirer
Jodi Sabra began her career as an actress. The training has served her well as a sixth-grade social studies and language-arts teacher at Radnor Middle School in Wayne. She views teaching as a performance art, and her style of teaching is infused with her congenital optimism. In 2009, a college friend who runs a service travel program asked Sabra whether she'd like to involve her students in a pen-pal program with students at a school in Uganda. "I say yes to everything," Sabra says, and soon her students were writing letters to the Bupala Primary School in the remote Iganga district of Uganda.
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June 11, 2014 | By Mari A. Schaefer, Inquirer Staff Writer
    Radnor Township Police will be honoring officers, firefighters, paramedics and others on Monday night, including a policeman who was part of the team that escorted a terminally ill 3-year-old boy from Philadelphia International Airport to his home. Platoon 4 officers will be recognized for the safe arrest on May 1 of a Radnor man who, police said, was high on LSD and swinging two machetes while walking near a popular park. The machetes will be on display.   They also will be recognized for the arrest of a male juvenile arsonist who was at the Academy of Notre Dame de Namur.
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