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Kennett ‘base ball’ team celebrates 140 years

This article can be found published on the Daily Local News‘ website. WEST MARLBOROUGH — If you build it, the living historians and athletes will come. Like out of a ...

The West Chester History Train took a trip from West Chester to Glen Mills on Sunday to educate the passengers on the history of the train, the tracks and some sites along the eight-mile stretch. (Candice Monhollan)

History train tours through West Chester

This article can be found published on the Daily Local News‘ website. WEST CHESTER — There hasn’t been a commuter rail service to West Chester since SEPTA last ran a ...

The Pennsylvania House of Representative’s Local Government Committee met in West Chester to listen to residents of the Commonwealth — from realtors to commissioners and mayors —testify either in favor or against House Bill 809. (Candice Monhollan)

Locals react to House Bill 809

This article can be found published on the Daily Local News‘ website. WEST CHESTER — Earlier this week, the Pennsylvania House of Representative’s Local Government Committee met in West Chester ...

2015 World Meeting of Families Philadelphia

This is the inside of the Cathedral Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul, where Pope Francis will visit first once he arrives in Philadelphia in September. (Candice Monhollan)

What you can try and see during Pope’s visit

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Neilson Carlin, who owns Studio Rilievo School of Classical Painting in Kennett Square, will create an oil painting for the upcoming World Meeting of Families in Philadelphia in 2015. (Neilson Carlin)

Neilson Carlin to be featured at World Meeting of Families

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Kennett ‘base ball’ team celebrates 140 years

This article can be found published on the Daily Local News‘ website. WEST MARLBOROUGH — If you build it, the living historians and athletes will come. Like out of a scene from “Field of Dreams,” vintage base ball players put on a doubleheader on a diamond surrounded by a field of corn at the corner […]

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The West Chester History Train took a trip from West Chester to Glen Mills on Sunday to educate the passengers on the history of the train, the tracks and some sites along the eight-mile stretch. (Candice Monhollan)

History train tours through West Chester

This article can be found published on the Daily Local News‘ website. WEST CHESTER — There hasn’t been a commuter rail service to West Chester since SEPTA last ran a train in 1986, but that doesn’t mean residents can’t take an historic journey down the tracks. Back by popular demand, the West Chester Railroad hosts […]

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The Pennsylvania House of Representative’s Local Government Committee met in West Chester to listen to residents of the Commonwealth — from realtors to commissioners and mayors —testify either in favor or against House Bill 809. (Candice Monhollan)

Locals react to House Bill 809

This article can be found published on the Daily Local News‘ website. WEST CHESTER — Earlier this week, the Pennsylvania House of Representative’s Local Government Committee met in West Chester to listen to residents of the Commonwealth — from realtors to commissioners and mayors —testify either in favor or against House Bill 809. The bill […]

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Poets converge in East Goshen Park

This article can be found published on the Daily Local News‘ website. EAST GOSHEN — Tucked away under a pavilion in East Goshen Park, residents of Chester County gathered to share their poetry Thursday evening. In a tradition started last year, East Goshen’s Poet Laureate, Virginia Newlin, called upon local poets to create their own […]

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The East Goshen Township Board of Supervisors voted unanimously to make short-term repairs to the Locksley Covered Bridge to stabilize it for the time being. (Candice Monhollan)

Locksley Bridge to be stabilized

This article can be found published on the Daily Local News‘ website. EAST GOSHEN — Just over a month ago, residents of Glenbrook Lane rallied together at the East Goshen Township’s Board of Supervisors meeting to save their beloved Locksley Covered Bridge. After hearing from the residents at that meeting, they decided to look into […]

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State College Borough Manager Tom Fountaine, West Chester Mayor Carolyn Comitta and Millersville Mayor Richard Moriarty give testimonies in front of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives’ Local Government Committee regarding House Bill 809 on Monday. (Candice Monhollan)

Bill would end towns’ rights to regulate off-campus student housing

This article can be found published on the Daily Local News‘ website and the Main Line Media News‘ website. WEST CHESTER — The Pennsylvania House of Representatives’ Local Government Committee gathered in West Chester’s municipal building to hear divergent opinions about House Bill 809 on Monday morning. The bill, if passed, will end all municipal […]

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A camper holds a kitten to help it get used to human interactions to become a more adoptable pet at the Chester County SPCA’s new Kitten Room. (Candice Monhollan)

Chester County SPCA giving dogs, cats a better chance of finding a home

This article can be found published on the Daily Local News‘ website and the Delaware County Daily Times‘ website. WEST GOSHEN — It’s not just about giving the dogs and cats the best day they can have while at the Chester County SPCA. Of course, that’s still a big thing, but now the staff and […]

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This is the inside of the Cathedral Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul, where Pope Francis will visit first once he arrives in Philadelphia in September. (Candice Monhollan)

What you can try and see during Pope’s visit

This article can be found published on the Daily Local News‘ website, the Delaware County Daily Times‘ website, The Mercury‘s website and The Times Herald‘s website and featured on Wopular. PHILADELPHIA — With the release of Pope Francis’ official itinerary at the end of July, the excitement has built even more in Philadelphia over the […]

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West Chester borough parking garages will now have the gates operational 24 hours a day every single day, though Sundays will still be free. (Candice Monhollan)

Parking garage gates to be closed 24 hours a day

This article can be found published on the Daily Local News‘ website. WEST CHESTER — No longer will people finding a spot in parking garages in West Chester and expect to see the gates up on Sundays. After a discussion by the West Chester Borough Council Tuesday night in its work session, and with over […]

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The Caln Nether Company has held meetings with residents to discuss development plans of a car dealership or apartment complex on land next to Route 202 and Greentree Drive in Thornbury Township. (Candice Monhollan)

Car dealership, apartment complex plans reignited along Route 202

This article can be found published on the Daily Local News‘ website and the Delaware County Daily Times‘ website. THORNBURY — It seemed to Thornbury Estates residents that the Caln Nether Company had quietly disappeared into the shadows after all the commotion over two little lots roughly 15 years ago. But now, it looks like […]

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Colleen Goldhorn, a senior at West Chester University, will attempt to conquer the 2,180-mile Appalachian Trail over the summer of 2016. (Colleen Goldhorn)

West Chester University senior to hike Appalachian Trail

This article can be found published on the Daily Local News‘ website. Some college graduates dive headfirst into a job. Others may backpack through Europe. Colleen Goldhorn, who will graduate May 2016 from West Chester University, will head on an exciting, long adventure as she hikes the entire length of the Appalachian Trail — from […]

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Delaware County District Attorney Jack Whelan announced the deployment of nasal Naloxone or Narcan to all Delaware County police officers, during a press conference Monday morning November 24, 2014 at the county Government Center in Media. Whelan was flanked by over a dozen police chiefs, as well as county and state officials. The Narcan kit provided by the District Attorney’s office to each of the 400 police vehicles in Delaware County. (Tom Kelly IV)

Use of Naxolone saving lives across the county

This article can be found published on the Daily Local News‘ website. It hasn’t quite been a year since David’s Law was passed in Pennsylvania, allowing first responders to carry and administer Naxolone, or Narcan, which can counteract the effects of an opioid overdose. The bill, which was sponsored by Sen. Dominic Pileggi, passed in […]

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In a 3-2 vote, the supervisors approved a new ordinance limiting the number of dogs in a household to four and allowing an additional dog per each additional acre of lot area in excess of two acres for single family detached dwellings on three-plus acres of land. (Candice Monhollan)

East Goshen looking to keep dog ownership laws in place

This article can be found published on the Daily Local News‘ website. EAST GOSHEN — It may not be a new concept for East Goshen Township, but the supervisors did solidify Tuesday night that they want to make sure a capped limit stays on the number of dogs allowed per household. In a 3-2 vote, […]

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Program makes sure boy remembers his father lost in war

This article can be found published on the Daily Local News‘ website and The Mercury‘s website. WEST CHESTER — Julius Alzona will never be able to cherish a memory of being with his father. He’ll never know what he felt like or what he smelled like. But his grandmother, Cezarina Alzona, is making sure young […]

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Shaun Hamilton and Karl Stevens of Alert Fire Company No. 1 in Downingtown represented the company and Chester County in the Wawa Welcome American parade in Philadelphia. (Alert Fire Company)

Alert Fire Company parades past Independence Hall

This article can be found published on the Daily Local News‘ website. Touted as one of the best Independence Day parades in the country — not to mention it’s held in the place where the Declaration of Independence was signed — the Wawa Welcome America parade featured over 6,000 participants in Philadelphia. The parade marched […]

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Friends of Marshall Square Park are in the process of restoring the original five-tier fountain which once was there. They hope it will be finished by late September or early October. (Friends of Marshall Square Park)

120-year-old fountain being restored in West Chester

This article can be found published on the Daily Local News‘ website. WEST CHESTER — It has been over 60 years since the five-tiered Victorian fountain stood in Marshall Square Park in West Chester. But the Friends of Marshall Square Park (FMSP), a West Chester community group, is changing that as they move forward in […]

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Ken Sweeney thanks the four teachers who took part in the first Arkema Science Teacher Program held at Sartomer in West Chester. (Candice Monhollan)

Sartomer, Arkema promote science in schools

This article can be found published on the Daily Local News‘ website. WEST CHESTER — The United States may slowly be improving in math and science, but it still sits only in the middle of the pack internationally. To help improve the schools, Sartomer, a division of Arkema, held its first in-house Arkema Science Teacher […]

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Sartomer, a division of Arkema, held the Arkema Science Teacher Program at its location in West Chester. From left, Guillaume Perrinaud (Sartomer process engineer), Roberta Showell (Sartomer quality control manager), Caroline McGaughey (Exton Elementary School), Ken Sweeney (Sartomer plant manager), Robbi Giuliano (Mary C. Howse Elementary School), Cari Jones (East Fallowfield Elementary School), Alyece Ziegler (East Fallowfield Elementary School) and Kerry Acker (Sartomer safety specialist). (Candice Monhollan)

Local teachers receive science kits for classroom

This article can be found published on the Daily Local News‘ website. WEST CHESTER — Summer may be in session, but that isn’t stopping four Chester County teachers from learning something new and coming up with ideas for the upcoming 2015-16 school year. As part of Sartomer’s first Arkema Science Teacher Program, the chemical company […]

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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, the Delaware County Daily Times‘ website and The Mercury‘s 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 […]

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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, the Delaware County Daily Times‘ website, The Mercury‘s website and The Phoenix‘s 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 […]

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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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