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Donald Trump visits West Chester University

This article can be found published on the Daily Local News‘ website, the Delaware County Daily Times‘ website, The Times Herald‘s website, The Mercury‘s website and the Main Line Media ...

Guests attending a celebration for the Volunteer English Program read about some of the students who went through the program to learn English. (Candice Monhollan)

Nonprofit teaches English for free, celebrates 30 years

This article can be found published on the Daily Local News‘ website. WEST CHESTER — For people trying to learn the English language, it can sometimes prove to be extremely ...

Philadelphia Flyers players, alumni and fans, along with friends, family and colleagues of Ed Snider remember the life of the Flyers founder during a public memorial on Thursday at the Wells Fargo Center. (Candice Monhollan)

Crowd remembers Snider as Philly ‘legend’ during public memorial

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Donald Trump visits West Chester University

This article can be found published on the Daily Local News‘ website, the Delaware County Daily Times‘ website, The Times Herald‘s website, The Mercury‘s website and the Main Line Media News‘ website. WEST CHESTER — The chanting coming from West Chester University on Monday was heard before even stepping foot on campus. People decked out […]

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Guests attending a celebration for the Volunteer English Program read about some of the students who went through the program to learn English. (Candice Monhollan)

Nonprofit teaches English for free, celebrates 30 years

This article can be found published on the Daily Local News‘ website. WEST CHESTER — For people trying to learn the English language, it can sometimes prove to be extremely difficult. The Volunteer English Program (VEP), however, has spent the past 30 years in Chester County teaching English, for free, to thousands of hard-working, adult […]

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Philadelphia Flyers players, alumni and fans, along with friends, family and colleagues of Ed Snider remember the life of the Flyers founder during a public memorial on Thursday at the Wells Fargo Center. (Candice Monhollan)

Crowd remembers Snider as Philly ‘legend’ during public memorial

This article can be found published on the Daily Local News‘ website, the Delaware County Daily Times‘ website, The Times Herald‘s website, The Mercury‘s website, The Trentonian‘s website and The Reporter‘s website. PHILADELPHIA — The team that played in the Wells Fargo Center Wednesday night — and hopes to play there again this season — […]

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Daniel “DJ” Matthews, a volunteer firefighter and senior at West Chester University, was honored by the borough for rescuing four people from a burning building in March. Pictured here from left are West Chester Fire Chief Mike McDonald, Mayor Carolyn Comitta, Matthews and West Chester Assistant Fire Chief Steve Pelna. (Nancy Gainer)

West Chester firefighter, student saves four people from burning home

This article can be found published on the Daily Local News‘ website, the Delaware County Daily Times‘ website, The Times Herald‘s website, The Mercury‘s website, The Reporter‘s website, The Phoenix‘s website, the Southern Chester County Weeklies‘ website and the Berks-Mont News website. WEST CHESTER — Daniel “DJ” Matthews was walking home from the Fame Fire […]

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The West Chester Area School District plans to sell approximately 50 acres of land, circled, adjacent to West Chester Rustin High School, to a local home developer. (Candice Monhollan)

West Chester school district to sell land next to Rustin

This article can be found published on the Daily Local News‘ website and the Delaware County Daily Times‘ website. WEST GOSHEN — West Chester Rustin High School may soon have some new neighbors. At a special meeting held Monday, West Chester Area School Board members voted 7-0 with one abstention to approve a resolution permitting […]

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Rustin sculpture
students created a 6-foot, 2,000-pound
sculpture over the last 10 months to represent the Rustin community, which now sits in front of the main entrance to the school. (Tracey Dukert)

Rustin students create, unveil sculpture

This article can be found published on the Daily Local News‘ website. WESTTOWN — It was a long 10 months from conception to completion, but West Chester Rustin High School students could stand back and be proud of the sculpture they created which now stands in front of the main entrance to their school. The […]

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Gaven Toney, born without hands or feet, doesn’t let them stop him from playing sports. (Patrick K. Henry)

Stetson student an inspiration on the gridiron

This article can be found published on the Daily Local News‘ website. WEST CHESTER — Gaven Toney isn’t looking to be an inspiration. He just wants to be a kid. The Stetson Middle School seventh grader is playing football for the first time in his life and is turning heads doing it, but not for […]

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Tiernan, Shaw, Tabakin, Herrmann win in West Chester

This article can be found published on the Daily Local News‘ website. WEST CHESTER — Incumbent Democrat Sue Tiernan will remaining on the West Chester Area School Board after taking 3,411 votes in election Tuesday. Joining her from Region 1 of the district is fellow Democrat Kate Shaw, who received 3,282 votes, beating out Republicans […]

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(Daily Local News)

Vito wins Magisterial District Judge race in West Chester

This article can be found published on the Daily Local News‘ website. WEST CHESTER — In a close race, Republican candidate Marian Thayer Vito defeated Democrat Jon Long for the magisterial district judge seat that cover’s West Chester’s east side. Vito’s come-from-behind victory was by a mere margin of 45 votes, with the registered Democrat […]

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(Daily Local News)

De Wolf retains seat in Westtown

This article can be found published on the Daily Local News‘ website. WEST CHESTER — No change is coming in Westtown Township as incumbent Republican Carol De Wolf will remain in her seat as township supervisor after Tuesday’s general election. De Wolf won with over a 500-vote spread, beating Democrat John Embick with 1,230 votes […]

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(Daily Local News)

Pielli, Purnell, Meakim win in West Goshen

This article can be found published on the Daily Local News‘ website. WEST CHESTER — It was as close a race as you could possibly get for the second of two open seat for supervisor in West Goshen Township as Republican Hugh Purnell, Jr., squeaked by fellow Republican Jeffrey Laudenslager by a single vote in […]

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(Daily Local News)

2 Vying for Westtown supervisors spots

This article can be found published on the Daily Local News‘ website. WESTTOWN — Two residents are vying for the Township Board of Supervisors’ one seat in the general election Nov. 3. Fighting for the spot are incumbent Carol De Wolf and John Embick. Carol De Wolf (R) De Wolf is married with two children. […]

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Miles for Marc remembers loved one, raises awareness of lung cancer

This article can be found published on the Daily Local News‘ website. When Marc Kuchler was diagnosed with Stage IV lung cancer in 2011, his family and friends rallied around and decided to participate in the Free to Breathe 5K in Philadelphia. Since that time, the team known as Miles for Marc has grown and […]

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Student zombies chase runners participating in the Knight of the Living Dead 5K to try and capture flags off of their belts during the race on Saturday. (Candice Monhollan)

Zombies chase runners in unique 5K

This article can be found published on the Daily Local News‘ website. WESTTOWN — For Halloween, people will typically dress up or go get spooked at a haunted attraction. West Chester Rustin High School’s swimming and diving team, however, took things to a different level by having zombie students chase runners on Saturday at the […]

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Thousands turned out for the annual West Chester Halloween Parade Thursday evening. The Henderson High School Marching Band joined in the fun. (Pete Bannan)

Perfect night for West Chester Halloween Parade

This article can be found published on the Daily Local News‘ website. WEST CHESTER — The rain may have delayed the annual West Chester Halloween Parade by a day, but it didn’t stop people from swarming to the streets of the borough Thursday night. It was a perfect night for parade participants and the crowd […]

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4 Seeking 2 seats in Region 1 of WCASD

This article can be found published on the Daily Local News‘ website. Four West Chester residents vying for the West Chester Area School District’s (WCASD) two Region 1 school board seats in the General Election Nov. 3. Fighting for the spots, with one incumbent, are Debra Maccariella, Vince Paul, Kate Shaw and incumbent Sue Tiernan. […]

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(Daily Local News)

Two vying for Magisterial District Judge seat in West Chester

This article can be found published on the Daily Local News‘ website. Two West Chester residents are vying for the seat in District Court 15-1-04 being vacated by Magisterial District Judge Gwenn Knapp in the General Election on Nov. 3. Fighting for the spot are Jon Long and Marian Thayer Vito. Jon Long (D) Long […]

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(Daily Local News)

4 Seeking 2 seats in WCASD elections

This article can be found published on the Daily Local News‘ website. Four West Chester residents vying for the West Chester Area School District’s (WCASD) two Region 2 school board seats in the General Election Nov. 3. Fighting for the spots, with no incumbent, are Samantha Bloom, Karen Herrmann, Matthew Morley and Christopher Tabakin. Samantha […]

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Dennis Wallace, who organized Team Rotary, successfully rappelled 31 stories down One Logan Square in Philadelphia to raise money for the Outward Bound School on Friday. (Dennis Wallace)

Team Rotary rappels down Philly’s One Logan Square

This article can be found published on the Daily Local News‘ website. When most people go to One Logan Square in Philadelphia, they typically travel inside the building. On Friday, however, people took to the top of the 31-story building to rappel down the side as part of a fundraiser for the Outward Bound School […]

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A family at Fern Hill Elementary dressed as the Addams Family for the annual Trunk or Treat. From left, Ron Jackson (Lurch), Amy Simmler (Morticia), Rex Simmler (Uncle Fester), Jake Sousa (Thing), Ben Sousa (Pugsley), Jackson Simmler (Cousin It) and Bill Simmler (Gomez). (Candice Monhollan)

West Chester schools enjoy Halloween fun for students, parents

This article can be found published on the Daily Local News‘ website. Halloween in West Chester typically means the annual parade through the borough, but for the West Chester Area School District, it also means numerous fun activities for the students. From Monster Mashes and Fright Nights to Trunk or Treating and a Zombie run, […]

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Detective Jeffrey McCloskey of the West Whiteland Police Department rode the bus to Exton Elementary School to talk to the students about school bus safety as part of Operation Safe Stop on Wednesday morning. Officers were also present at the bus stop at Route 100 and Rockland Drive to cite people driving past a stopped bus. (Tracey Dukert)

Students, public reminded of bus safety

This article can be found published on the Daily Local News‘ website. WEST WHITELAND — As part of National Bus Safety Week, the West Whiteland Police Department were making sure that the community obeyed the laws of the road in regards to school buses — something the community seems to have forgotten about. In a […]

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Co-owners John Wilkens and Linda Jobling (Wilkens), center, cut the ribbon to open Painting with a Twist’s newest location in West Chester. (Candice Monhollan)

Painting with a Twist comes to West Chester

This article can be found published on the Daily Local News‘ website. WESTTOWN — The goal is for people to come in as strangers, but leave as friends and along the way, have some fun making your own piece of art. That’s the goal of West Chester’s Painting with a Twist, a company which combines […]

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Benchmark FCU in West Chester celebrated 75 years in the community. (Benchmark FCU)

Benchmark FCU celebrates 75th anniversary

This article can be found published on the Daily Local News‘ website. EAST GOSHEN — Benchmark FCU was thrilled to be able to celebrate with its customers two great things: International Credit Union Day and the 75th anniversary of the credit union. “We have been in the Chester County community for 75 years,” said Rebecca […]

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East Goshen Township is looking into the possibility of building a trail along Paoli Pike. (McMahon Transportation Engineers & Planners)

Cost estimates announced for proposed Paoli Pike Trail

This article can be found published on the Daily Local News‘ website. EAST GOSHEN — It has been four months since the idea of a Paoli Pike Trail was presented to the East Goshen Board of Supervisors and after some committee meetings, discussions, planning and fine tuning, McMahon Transportation Engineers & Planners announced a rough […]

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