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New Haven Pizza thanks firefighters with some ‘pies’

This article can be found published on the Daily Local News‘ website. WEST CHESTER — New Haven Pizza owners Teddy, Bessie and Don Bottos know they can never thank the ...

Chester County residents gathered at West Chester University’s Sykes Student Union to ask Sunoco Logistics any questions they had about Mariner East 1 and 2 on June 29. (Candice Monhollan)

Plan for Sunoco’s Mariner East 2 displayed for Chesco residents

This article can be found published on the Daily Local News‘ website. WEST GOSHEN — Sunoco Logistics officials were on hand at West Chester University’s Sykes Student Union to answer ...

Residents attended an information, free seminar with two lawyers to discuss the rights they have regarding easement for Sunoco’s pipeline. (Candice Monhollan)

County residents receiving easement notices

This article can be found published on the Daily Local News‘ website. It’s old news that Sunoco Pipeline L.P. is working on its Mariner East project, using an already existing ...

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New Haven Pizza thanks firefighters with some ‘pies’

This article can be found published on the Daily Local News‘ website. WEST CHESTER — New Haven Pizza owners Teddy, Bessie and Don Bottos know they can never thank the West Chester firefighters enough for risking their lives to put out the fire that broke out in the building along North Church and Market streets […]

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Chester County residents gathered at West Chester University’s Sykes Student Union to ask Sunoco Logistics any questions they had about Mariner East 1 and 2 on June 29. (Candice Monhollan)

Plan for Sunoco’s Mariner East 2 displayed for Chesco residents

This article can be found published on the Daily Local News‘ website. WEST GOSHEN — Sunoco Logistics officials were on hand at West Chester University’s Sykes Student Union to answer questions from Chester County residents regarding the Mariner East 2 pipeline project Monday night. “These are the last of the county-by-county meetings we have been […]

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Residents attended an information, free seminar with two lawyers to discuss the rights they have regarding easement for Sunoco’s pipeline. (Candice Monhollan)

County residents receiving easement notices

This article can be found published on the Daily Local News‘ website. It’s old news that Sunoco Pipeline L.P. is working on its Mariner East project, using an already existing pipeline running across the state as part of Phase I. Now, after Sunoco, West Goshen Township and the Concerned Citizens of West Goshen Township have […]

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Chester County District Attorney Tom Hogan speaks at the annual League of Women Voters luncheon at The Elks on June 23. (Candice Monhollan)

DA Hogan speaks at annual League luncheon

This article can be found published on the Daily Local News‘ website. WEST CHESTER — Of all the places he could be a district attorney, Tom Hogan is happy he’s here in Chester County. Though that isn’t to say the county is perfect. As a guest speaker at the annual League of Women Voters luncheon […]

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East Village apartments on West Chester University’s south campus lost power from Tuesday’s severe storm, leaving students locked out of the buildings. (Candice Monhollan)

WCU students locked out of apartments

This article can be found published on the Daily Local News‘ website. WEST GOSHEN — When Tuesday’s severe storm knocked power out all over the greater Philadelphia area, affecting more than 250,000 people, that included students at West Chester University. For many, including senior Thomas Abramouski, he found himself without shelter as the storm caused […]

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Disagreement over new AP government book

This article can be found published on the Daily Local News‘ website. WEST GOSHEN — The A.P. Government students will be learning out of a new textbook next year in the West Chester high schools. “American Government and Politics Today,” the 2015-2016 edition, by Lynne Ford, Barbara Bardes, Steffen Schmidt and Mack Shelley, II, was […]

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Collegium Charter School's founder and CEO, Bill Winters, is retiring from his position after 16 years. (Collegium Charter School)

Collegium Charter founder, CEO retiring

This article can be found published on the Daily Local News‘ website. WEST WHITELAND — After 16 years, it was time for Bill Winters to say goodbye. The founder and CEO of Collegium Charter School in Exton has decided it was time for him to enjoy retirement. “I haven’t gotten used to it yet,” Winters […]

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The fourth annual Trail Blazer Run attracted 323 people to take part in either the run or walk on June 18. (Candice Monhollan)

4th Annual Trail Blazer Run draws over 300

This article can be found published on the Daily Local News‘ website. EAST BRADFORD — The day may have been humid with the hint of rain in the air, but it didn’t stop the hundreds of people who came out for the fourth annual Trail Blazer Run June 18. “It is a rain or shine […]

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Collegium Charter School graduated its 10th class on June 18 in the school’s new gymnasium. (Candice Monhollan)

Collegium graduates 10th class

This article can be found published on the Daily Local News‘ website and featured on Pennsylvania News‘ website. WEST WHITELAND — The 2015 graduating class of Collegium Charter marked a special achievement in the school’s short history. Not only did the 40 seniors become Collegium’s 10th graduating class, but it was also the last class […]

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

New trail in East Goshen a possibility

This article can be found published on the Daily Local News‘ website and the Main Line Media News‘ website. EAST GOSHEN — Paoli Pike in East Goshen Township may soon see pedestrians and bikers as part of its daily traffic. The township is looking into the possibility of creating the Paoli Pike Trail, about 2.7 […]

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Residents of Glenbrook Lane want to work with East Goshen Township to repair and keep the Locksley Covered Bridge on their street. (Candice Monhollan)

Residents want to save Locksley Bridge

This article can be found published on the Daily Local News‘ website. EAST GOSHEN — As residents of Glenbook Lane like to describe it, the Locksley Covered Bridge is the pearl of East Goshen Township. The bridge, which is located on a cul-de-sac, is in need of repair after several trucks have hit it in […]

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Pedestrians watch as crews begin repairs on the fire damaged DNB First Bank building Tuesday following the three-alarm fire, which seriously damaged the roof. (Pete Bannan)

3-Alarm fire causes ‘significant damage’

This article can be found published on the Daily Local News‘ website. WEST CHESTER — A three-alarm fire caused “significant damage” to a building along North Church and Market streets late Monday night. West Chester Police Chief Scott Bohn said that it’s too early to give any estimates to the amount of damage, which stretches […]

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First Swing Seminar and Learn to Golf Clinic held at Penn Oaks Golf Club taught golf to people with disabilities and amputations. (Candice Monhollan)

First Swing teaches golf to people with disabilities

This article can be found published on the Daily Local News‘ website. THORNBURY — It may have been a hot day with temperatures soaring above 90 degrees, but that didn’t keep people off the driving range as the National Amputee Golf Association held its First Swing Seminar and Learn to Golf Clinic Friday. The event, […]

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State Sen. Andy Dinniman is expanding Henry;s Cupboard, in honor of his dog Henry, to now go on the road. (Andy Dinniman)

Henry’s Cupboard goes on the road

This article can be found published on the Daily Local News‘ website. WEST CHESTER — When State Sen. Andy Dinniman’s beloved poodle Henry passed away in December, he wanted to do something in memory of his four-legged companion. To help assist area income-eligible pet owners, Dinniman and the Chester County SPCA established Henry’s Cupboard. “If […]

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West Chester Mayor Carolyn Comitta spoke on the steps of the Chester County Courthouse to help raise awareness of the need for a fair funding formula for schools in the state. (Candice Monhollan)

A call for fair funding for PA schools

This article can be found published on the Daily Local News‘ website and The Mercury‘s website. WEST CHESTER — On the steps of the Chester County Courthouse, public officials, education advocates and local actors gathered to call on state leaders to adopt a fair and adequate funding formula for Pennsylvania schools June 11. Pennsylvania is […]

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A graduate waves to family members in the stands during the processional at the commencement exercises at Bayard Rustin High School in West Chester on Tuesday, June 9, 2015. (Vinny Tennis)

Rustin graduates told to keep moving forward

This article can be found published on the Daily Local News‘ website. WESTTOWN — If there is one thing West Chester Rustin’s 2015 graduates took away from their commencement Tuesday, it was to expect failure. But the key is to never give in to it. “We aren’t fictional characters and while our traits may mirror […]

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Graduates listen to a speaker during the 41st Commencement Exercises at West Chester East High School in West Chester on Monday, June 8, 2015. (Vinny Tennis)

WC East grads told to keep opening doors to future

This article can be found published on the Daily Local News‘ website. WEST GOSHEN — High school graduation may have ended one journey for the 381 students in West Chester East’s Class of 2015, but it also was the beginning a new adventure for the young adults. It makes the year’s theme of “Oh, the […]

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Students at Fugett Middle School took part in a lip dub video for Bringing Hope Home on June 5. (Candice Monhollan)

Students and faculty of Fugett Middle School participate in holiday lip dub

This article can be found published on the Daily Local News‘ website. WEST GOSHEN — The halls of Fugett Middle School were decked with snowflakes, glitter, strings of lights and a Christmas tree while the students and faculty were dressed in their best Christmas get-ups they had. But this all took place not in December, […]

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Christine Hindman, right, was chosen as one of the 2015 Phillies Teacher All-Stars after being nominated by Zack Zuleski, left, who is one of her students at East Bradford Elementary School, and his mother Whitney Zuleski, standing. (Chanda Jones)

East Bradford teacher honored by Phillies

This article can be found published on the Daily Local News‘ website. She has been teaching for 19 years and has been nominated before for different awards, but Christine Hindman has never won any of them. That is, until now. The East Bradford Elementary School first-grade teacher was honored by the Philadelphia Phillies after being […]

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Simba, as played by Jelani Remy, in Disney’s “The Lion King,” playing at the Academy of Music in Philadelphia until June 14. (Joan Marcus)

From the costumes to actors, ‘Lion King’ a play no one should miss

This article can be found published on the Daily Local News‘ website. PHILADELPHIA — I’m not a critic. I don’t even try to tout I am. But, as a late ‘80s baby growing up in the Disney-fied ‘90s, I can claim that I know “The Lion King” very, very well. It was one of my […]

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Sheila McCraith spoke on June 2 to West Chester’s Preschool Parents Club about how to stop yelling at your children at Fugett Middle School. (Candice Monhollan)

Author teaches parents ways to stop yelling at their kids

This article can be found published on the Daily Local News‘ website and the Delaware County Daily Times‘ website. WEST GOSHEN — When Sheila McCraith was busted screaming at her kids in front of a handyman, it was then she realized she didn’t like what she was doing. The next day, McCraith committed to going […]

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Over 2,800 Chester County girls and their families turned out Saturday for the Kids on the Run 5K. Runners cooled off from a hose at the rear of the West Chester YMCA Oscar Lasko youth program center Walnut Street. (Pete Bannan)

Fit Kids For Life: Thousands of girls run in W.C.

This article can be found published on the Daily Local News‘ website and the Delaware County Daily Times‘ website. WEST CHESTER — The 5K running through West Chester on May 30 was dominated by young girls. As part of the Girls on the Run program, these girls from third through eighth grade went through a […]

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