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West Chester approves final budget

This article can be found published on the Daily Local News‘ website and the Delaware County Daily Times‘ website. WEST GOSHEN — The West Chester Area School District will see ...

Mia DeVito became a wax figure of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart at East Goshen Elementary School Wednesday. (Candice Monhollan)

East Goshen students turn to wax

This article can be found published on the Daily Local News‘ website. EAST GOSHEN — East Goshen Elementary School became a temporary live-version of “Night at the Museum” as Katie ...

Richie Marquez of the Philadelphia Union visited fifth graders at the St. Agnes School on May 18 as part of the Independence Blue Cross Foundation’s Healthy Futures initiative. (Candice Monhollan)

Philadelphia Union’s Richie Marquez helps kids stay fit

This article can be found published on the Daily Local News‘ website. WEST CHESTER — To help combat childhood obesity in the Philadelphia area, the Independence Blue Cross (IBC) Foundation ...

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Laudenslager, Purnell take West Goshen Republic ticket

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9 of 10 WCASD school board candidates win spot

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Norley, Jones claim wins in West Chester

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Long wins Democratic primary for District Judge

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Four seeking two West Chester school board seats in Region 2

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Five seeking Democratic bid for W.C. Borough Council

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West Chester approves final budget

This article can be found published on the Daily Local News‘ website and the Delaware County Daily Times‘ website. WEST GOSHEN — The West Chester Area School District will see a tax increase of 1.9 percent after the school board approved Wednesday, with a 7-2 vote, the final budget for 2015-16 of $225.7 million. The […]

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Mia DeVito became a wax figure of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart at East Goshen Elementary School Wednesday. (Candice Monhollan)

East Goshen students turn to wax

This article can be found published on the Daily Local News‘ website. EAST GOSHEN — East Goshen Elementary School became a temporary live-version of “Night at the Museum” as Katie Cloutman’s third-grade class turned into wax figures of historical or modern people Wednesday. Dressed the part, including with props, the “wax figures” would come to […]

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Richie Marquez of the Philadelphia Union visited fifth graders at the St. Agnes School on May 18 as part of the Independence Blue Cross Foundation’s Healthy Futures initiative. (Candice Monhollan)

Philadelphia Union’s Richie Marquez helps kids stay fit

This article can be found published on the Daily Local News‘ website. WEST CHESTER — To help combat childhood obesity in the Philadelphia area, the Independence Blue Cross (IBC) Foundation took a huge step by implementing the Healthy Futures initiative. The goal of the initiative is to improve the health of children and reverse the […]

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Kindergarten children high-five fifth graders as they take their turn running and walking as part of Kids for the Cure at Fern Hill Elementary on May 22. (Candice Monhollan)

Fern Hill Elementary students race for a cure

This article can be found published on the Daily Local News‘ website. WEST GOSHEN — The weather may have been a bit windy, but it couldn’t have been a more perfect day for Fern Hill Elementary’s Race for the Cure Friday. In what has become an annual tradition, dating back to more than 15 years […]

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Faculty and students at Peirce Middle School played against each other in a friendly, charity basketball game called Alley-Oops for Autism on May 20. (Candice Monhollan)

Faculty, students faceoff in charity basketball game

This article can be found published on the Daily Local News‘ website. WEST GOSHEN — Faculty members at Peirce Middle School showed their students that sometimes age does come before youth, and in this case, it was during a charity basketball game Wednesday. The faculty pulled off a razor-thin win, 43-42, over the students in […]

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Laudenslager, Purnell take West Goshen Republic ticket

This article can be found published on the Daily Local News‘ website. WEST GOSHEN — In a race for two seats on the Board of Supervisors for West Goshen Township, four Republicans were vying for the spots on the ballot come November. Hugh Purnell, Jr., and Jeffrey Laudenslager took the two spots on the Republican […]

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9 of 10 WCASD school board candidates win spot

This article can be found published on the Daily Local News‘ website. WEST CHESTER — There may have been 10 candidates dispersed between the three regions of the West Chester Area School District for a seat on the school board, but nine of the 10 have won a spot on either the Democratic or Republican […]

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Heather Lamb, right, reads the biography of her “buddy” Mary Crepeau, left, at Sunrise Assisted Living as part of the Living History project May 13. (Candice Monhollan)

WCASD Living History project brings together students, seniors

This article can be found published on the Daily Local News‘ website. WEST WHITELAND — Along with a picture of their elementary school buddies, the seniors at Sunrise of Exton also had a quote on the back of the photo, stuck in the flower pot which read, “The best classroom in the world is at […]

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Norley, Jones claim wins in West Chester

This article can be found published on the Daily Local News‘ website. WEST CHESTER — Jordan Norley, president of Borough Council, appeared to have retained his seat by fighting off a primary challenge for the Democratic nomination, while Vice President Stephen Shinn was instead defeated by his opponent. With voting in Ward 4 completed, Norley […]

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Long wins Democratic primary for District Judge

This article can be found published on the Daily Local News‘ website. WEST CHESTER — The bitter campaign between attorneys Jon Long and Marian Thayer Vito for the Democratic candidacy for the Magisterial District Judge seat in District 15-1-04, which is being vacated by current officeholder Gwenn Knapp, who is retiring, has come to an […]

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Michelle McEvoy paints a crest over the archway of Philips Hall on the campus of West Chester University in West Chester on Thursday, May 14, 2015. (Vinny Tennis)

WCU students add a little color to Philips Memorial

This article can be found published on the Daily Local News‘ website. WEST CHESTER — The next time students or residents take a walk by Philips Memorial Hall on the campus of West Chester University, they may want to take a close look at the arches. There is something different about them. That’s because the […]

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Four seeking two West Chester school board seats in Region 2

This article can be found published on the Daily Local News‘ website. Four West Chester residents are seeking the Republican nomination for the West Chester Area School District’s two Region 2 school board seats in the Primary Election May 19. Two of those residents are also on the Democratic ticket. Vying for spots, with no […]

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Five seeking Democratic bid for W.C. Borough Council

This article can be found published on the Daily Local News‘ website. Five West Chester residents are seeking the Democratic nomination for the West Chester Borough Council in the May 19 Primary Election. Diane LeBold is the lone candidate for Ward 2 while Sue Bayne and Jordan Norley vie for one seat in Ward 4 […]

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Two seeking one West Chester school board seat in Region 3

This article can be found published on the Daily Local News‘ website. Two West Chester residents are seeking the Republican and Democratic nomination for the West Chester Area School District’s one Region 3 school board seat in the Primary Election May 19. Incumbent Gary Bevilacqua is looking to retain his seat. Vying for Bevilacqua’s seat […]

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Four seeking two West Chester school board seats in Region 1

This article can be found published on the Daily Local News‘ website. Four West Chester residents are seeking the Republican nomination for the West Chester Area School District’s two Region 1 school board seats in the Primary Election May 19. Three of those residents are also on the Democratic ticket. Incumbent Sue Tiernan, currently vice […]

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Molly Dolan, 11, has started Kids 4 Kids as a charity yard sale to raise money to distribute to nonprofit charities. (Mike Dolan)

Hillsdale student organizes charity yard sale

This article can be found published on the Daily Local News‘ website. EAST BRADFORD — Sometimes it can be hard to get a child to give away some items in a yard sale. The same can’t be said for 11-year-old Molly Dolan, who not only is donating her stuff, but also collecting from other people […]

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The West Goshen Township Board of Supervisors voted 5-0 to approve and sign the settlement agreement between the township, the Concerned Citizens of West Goshen Township and Sunoco Pipelin, L.P., in regards to the Boot Road pumping station as part of the Mariner East Phase I project. (Candice Monhollan)

West Goshen approves settlement with Sunoco

This article can be found published on the Daily Local News‘ website and the Delaware County Daily Times‘ website. WEST GOSHEN — After tabling the vote in the special April meeting, the West Goshen Township Board of Supervisors made the settlement agreement with Sunoco Pipeline, L.P., the first priority at its May meeting Wednesday night. […]

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Marianne Martelli, vice president of operations with the Chester County Chamber Foundation, speaks at the Youth Leadership Program banquet. (Candice Monhollan)

Youth Leadership Program graduates 2015 class

This article can be found published on the Daily Local News‘ website. BIRMINGHAM — Students from across Chester County were recognized for their participation in the 2015 Youth Leadership Program (YLP) during a celebration dinner banquet at Radley Run Country Club Tuesday night. The YLP, administered by the Chester County Chamber Foundation, gives students a […]

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