Despite running the most yards for his team, X was disappointed in himself in a tough loss for Downingtown West Friday night. (Patrick K. Henry)

Whippets come up short in back-and-forth slugfest

This article can be found published on PA Prep Live’s (part of Daily Local News) website. DOWNINGTOWN — In a game full of lead changes, Downingtown West needed its players to ...

Janiyah DeShields reads her speech as to why she should be Zoe’s running mate in the 2064 presidential election on Tuesday afternoon. (Candice Monhollan)

YMCA of Greater Brandywine launches new campaign to give every child the chance to become president

This article can be found published on the Daily Local News‘ website. WEST CHESTER — There were no protests outside of the YMCA of Greater Brandywine in West Chester on ...

West Chester Area School District welcomed back its faculty, administrators and employees Tuesday morning at West Chester East High School. Jim Scanlon, superintendent, gave the crowd plenty of laughs with his version of “Carpool Karaoke.” (Candice Monhollan)

WCASD faculty welcomed back with Superintendent Scanlon’s ‘Carpool Karaoke’

This article can be found published on the Daily Local News‘ website. WEST GOSHEN — The Late Late Show’s James Corden has brought a wave of popularity to something everyone ...

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Despite running the most yards for his team, X was disappointed in himself in a tough loss for Downingtown West Friday night. (Patrick K. Henry)

Whippets come up short in back-and-forth slugfest

This article can be found published on PA Prep Live’s (part of Daily Local News) website. DOWNINGTOWN — In a game full of lead changes, Downingtown West needed its players to buckle down and grind out a win over New Jersey’s Wayne Valley Friday night at Kottmeyer Stadium. Unfortunately, some mistakes cost the Whippets a chance […]

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Janiyah DeShields reads her speech as to why she should be Zoe’s running mate in the 2064 presidential election on Tuesday afternoon. (Candice Monhollan)

YMCA of Greater Brandywine launches new campaign to give every child the chance to become president

This article can be found published on the Daily Local News‘ website. WEST CHESTER — There were no protests outside of the YMCA of Greater Brandywine in West Chester on Tuesday afternoon as a new candidate was announcing a run for president. In fact, for the first time in Chester County, both the county Democratic […]

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West Chester Area School District welcomed back its faculty, administrators and employees Tuesday morning at West Chester East High School. Jim Scanlon, superintendent, gave the crowd plenty of laughs with his version of “Carpool Karaoke.” (Candice Monhollan)

WCASD faculty welcomed back with Superintendent Scanlon’s ‘Carpool Karaoke’

This article can be found published on the Daily Local News‘ website. WEST GOSHEN — The Late Late Show’s James Corden has brought a wave of popularity to something everyone does in a car — sing karaoke. His “Carpool Karaoke” videos, featuring a wide range of top musicians and even first lady Michelle Obama, have […]

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In this file photo, racers blur by spectators on North Church Street during the Iron Hill Twilight Criterium, which was held July 6, 2013, in downtown West Chester. (Daily Local News)

Iron Hill Twilight Race Series in West Chester a day away

This article can be found published on the Daily Local News‘ website. WEST CHESTER — Bicyclists will be taking to the streets of West Chester Saturday as part of the 12th annual Iron Hill Twilight Race Series. The event, which is estimated to draw 15,000 to 20,000 spectators and participants this year, will feature three activity […]

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The West Chester Borough Council is looking into creating a food truck ordinance, though the first draft will face a major overhaul. (www.jenryan.weebly.com)

Proposed food truck ordinance in West Chester to face major overhaul

This article can be found published on the Daily Local News‘ website. WEST CHESTER — Food trucks owners and employees and West Chester University professors and students rallied together in just a single day after hearing about a possible ordinance to regulate food trucks in the borough and made themselves known on Tuesday night. As […]

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In this file photo, racers blur by spectators on North Church Street during the Iron Hill Twilight Criterium, which was held July 6, 2013, in downtown West Chester. (Daily Local News)

Iron Hill Twilight Race Series set for Saturday in West Chester

This article can be found published on the Daily Local News‘ website, the Delaware County Daily Times‘ website, The Mercury‘s website, The Times Herald‘s website, The Reporter‘s website and The Phoenix‘s website. WEST CHESTER — The big Iron Hill Twilight Race Series is coming to West Chester Saturday evening. The event focuses mainly on the three big criterium […]

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Social media causes Christmas drama for West Chester Area School District

This article can be found published on the Daily Local News‘ website. WEST CHESTER — Social media has the innate ability to blow any type of news out of proportion, and for the West Chester Area School District, the exact thing happened over a missed holiday. Every school year, the district creates, prints and mails school […]

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Planned Parenthood’s Cecile Richards met with residents of Chester County to talk in support of Hillary Clinton and ways to get the voters out in November. (Candice Monhollan)

Cecile Richards speaks to Chester County residents about Clinton, upcoming election

This article can be found published on the Daily Local News‘ website and The Phoenix‘s website. EAST BRADFORD — The big general election is less than 90 days away, and a couple dozen Chester County residents listened and bounced ideas off Cecile Richards, who came to speak with the gathered group Wednesday afternoon. Richards made […]

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English Language Learners in the West Chester Area School District were able to attend a free, three-week camp that featured guests, including an Aquarium on Wheels from the Camden Adventure Aquarium. (Tracey Dukert)

English language learners get ahead with Jump Start camp in West Chester area

This article can be found published on the Daily Local News‘ website. WESTTOWN — During the school year, it may not always be easy for the students who do not speak English as their first language, either for themselves or with their family at home. To help with that, the West Chester Area School District […]

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West Chester Borough Council is looking to pass a busking ordinance, which will allow street performances, but under certain regulations, including during certain times and at certain locations. (Lisa Suckstorf)

Will a busking ordinance in West Chester restrict First Amendment rights?

This article can be found published on the Daily Local News‘ website. WEST CHESTER — West Chester is toying with the idea of passing a busking ordinance, which would allow street performances, but will implement regulations on the performers, or buskers, in the borough. But would the passage of the ordinance with its specific regulations […]

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The West Chester Area School District’s school board approves the purchase of a new administration building in Exton, leaving behind the 92-year-old Spellman Administration Building along Paoli Pike. (Candice Monhollan)

WCASD moves forward on purchase of new admin building

This article can be found published on the Daily Local News‘ website. WEST GOSHEN — After announcing in June that the West Chester Area School District will look to sell its administration building located along Paoli Pike, the school board unanimously approved an agreement of sale for a new building in Exton on July 25. […]

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Local Democrats bask in the historic glow as Hillary Clinton starts run for president

This article can be found published on the Daily Local News‘ website, the The Mercury‘s website, The Times Herald‘s website and The Reporter‘s website. By Kathleen E. Carey and Candice Monhollan PHILADELPHIA — On a historic night in South Philadelphia, Hillary Clinton became the first woman to accept the major party nomination for president at […]

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Group attempts to get youth out to voting booths

This article can be found published on the Daily Local News‘ website, the Delaware County Daily Times‘ website, The Trentonian‘s website, The Mercury‘s website, The Times Herald‘s website and The Reporter‘s website. PHILADELPHIA — For the first time in 112 years, the Committee of Seventy, a nonpartisan advocacy group for better government, has produced a […]

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Conventioneers enjoying being a part of history

This article can be found published on the Daily Local News‘ website, the Delaware County Daily Times‘ website, The Mercury‘s website, The Times Herald‘s website and The Reporter‘s website. PHILADELPHIA — It is one thing to watch history unfold before your eyes, but for two well-known Chester County residents, they have been fortunate enough to […]

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DNC interim chair recognizes women breaking barriers during caucus

This article can be found published on the Daily Local News‘ website, the Delaware County Daily Times‘ website, The Trentonian‘s website, The Mercury‘s website, The Times Herald‘s website, The Reporter‘s website and the Main Line Media News‘ website. PHILADELPHIA — The chant of “Hillary! Hillary! Hillary!” could be heard ringing through the halls of the […]

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Ever want to see an ex-president’s hair? Philly museums host special exhibits for DNC

This article can be found published on the Daily Local News‘ website, the Delaware County Daily Times‘ website, The Trentonian‘s website, The Mercury‘s website, The Times Herald‘s website and The Reporter‘s website. PHILADELPHIA — As delegates flood in the City of Brotherly Love, many museums in Philadelphia are hosting special exhibits, hours or having special […]

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Indiana mayor tells Pennsylvania delegates that GOP VP pick Pence is ‘extreme’

This article can be found published on the Daily Local News‘ website, the Delaware County Daily Times‘ website, The Mercury‘s, The Times Herald‘s website, The Reporter‘s website and the Main Line Media News‘ website. PHILADELPHIA — The Pennsylvania Delegation breakfast Tuesday morning saved the most impactful guest speaker for last as an mayor from Indiana […]

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Calling for an end to gun violence before another tragedy at DNC

This article can be found published on the Daily Local News‘ website, the Delaware County Daily Times‘ website, The Mercury‘s website, The Times Herald‘s website, The Reporter‘s website and the Main Line Media News‘ website. PHILADELPHIA — All around Pennsylvania, the common sight of the American flag at half-mast can be seen all over due […]

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Is a choice no choice at all? Many voters believe it

This article can be found published on the Daily Local News‘ website, the Delaware County Daily Times‘ website, The Mercury‘s website, The Times Herald‘s website and The Reporter‘s website. Presidential politics is dominating the news, whether it be on Facebook, Twitter, TV or newspapers. Presidential candidates Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump have many people debating […]

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QVC partners with Chester County Food Bank, Fresh2You

This article can be found published on the Daily Local News‘ website. WEST GOSHEN — The Chester County Food Bank and QVC has had a long-standing relationship and it has only grown stronger thanks to QVC signing on as the premier corporate sponsor of the food bank’s Fresh2You Mobile Market. To celebrate the partnership, the […]

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This is a February 2014 file photo of West Chester Borough Council at that time. Borough Councilman Brian Abbott, who recently announced his resignation, is pictured in the far right of the standing row behind Mayor Carolyn Comitta. (Daily Local News)

West Chester councilman resigns leaving a vacancy

This article can be found published on the Daily Local News‘ website. WEST CHESTER — West Chester Borough Council is one member short after the July 15 resignation of Brian Abbott. Abbott, who had represented Ward 3 in the borough since 2014, is relocating to Lower Merion, Montgomery County, for personal and professional reasons, leaving […]

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The Criterions Reunion concert will take place July 21. (West Chester University)

WCU Criterions annual Reunion Concert slated for Thursday night

This article can be found published on the Daily Local News‘ website. WEST CHESTER — Once someone makes the Criterions at West Chester University, they are counted as a member for life, and even get to continue playing as part of them with the Criterions Alumni. Annually, a group of the former members come together […]

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The West Nile virus has been found in a mosquito sampling from Tredyffrin Township. (WebMD)

County Health Department identifies West Nile virus in mosquito sample from Tredyffrin

This article can be found published on the Daily Local News‘ website. WEST CHESTER — While the Zika virus hasn’t been found in any mosquitoes in Chester County, the same can’t be said for the West Nile virus, which was identified in a mosquito sample collected in Tredyffrin July 7. The Chester County Health Department […]

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The Charles A. Melton Arts and Education Center in West Chester is trying to raise $250,000 to renovate and repair its pool that has been closed for 15 years. (Pete Bannan)

Melton Center fundraising to restore closed pool in West Chester

This article can be found published on the Daily Local News‘ website. WEST CHESTER — Summers in West Chester can provide delicious outdoor dining, live music at multiple venues, a great selection of shopping and soon a live performance theater. The one thing it is missing for those “dog days” of summer is a community […]

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