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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Friday Night Lights at ChesLen Preserve draws largest crowd to date

This article can be found published on the Daily Local News‘ website. NEWLIN — It was a night of good drinks, good music and good company at the sixth annual Friday Night Lights, held at the ChesLen Preserve on Friday night. The event, hosted by the Natural Lands Trust, invites the public out to the […]

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Berks County judge calls for criminal justice, prison reform

This article can be found published on the Daily Local News‘ website. This is the second story in a series looking at prison reform in the United States, especially in Pennsylvania and local counties, and the impact of Norway’s Correctional System. WEST CHESTER — Judge Jeffrey Sprecher knows something has to change in the criminal […]

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West Chester adopts Stream Protection Fee ordinance

This article can be found published on the Daily Local News‘ website. WEST CHESTER — The borough is attempting to improve the quality of the streams in the area in an effort to be in line with state and federal mandates. As a result, borough council unanimously adopted the Stream Protection Fee ordinance Monday night […]

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Camp Invention in West Chester Area School District encourages kids to create and invent

This article can be found published on the Daily Local News‘ website. WEST GOSHEN — Just because it’s officially summertime doesn’t mean it’s time for children to stop exercising their brain, and that’s where Camp Invention comes in handy in the West Chester Area School District. The weeklong camp, held once in June and again […]

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West Chester Area Schoool District looking to sell administration building

This article can be found published on the Daily Local News‘ website. WEST GOSHEN — Walking along the hallways of the Spellman Administration Building, it’s impossible to not see how old the administrative home of the West Chester Area School District is. The building, located along Paoli Pike, is 92 years old – and shows […]

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WCU professor speaks at Nobel Peace Prize Forum

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. This is the first story in a series looking at prison reform in the United States, especially in Pennsylvania and local counties, and the impact of […]

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West Chester Borough, West Chester University unite for West Chester Together

This article can be found published on the Daily Local News‘ website. WEST GOSHEN — A group of representatives from both the West Chester Borough and West Chester University has been referred to as a “legacy project” by Mayor Carolyn Comitta. These advisors from both contingents came together Tuesday morning at the Sykes Student Union […]

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Dozens gather to remember Orlando victims in West Chester

This article can be found published on the Daily Local News‘ website and the Delaware County Daily Times‘ website. WEST CHESTER — The tragedy in Orlando on June 12 sent shockwaves across the nation. Those ripples of sorrow, anger and cries for change have even reached West Chester. On Wednesday night, people of all religious […]

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Zika virus confirmed in Chester County

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 Main Line Media News‘ website. WEST CHESTER — The Zika virus has officially reached Chester County as the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) notified the Chester […]

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Two West Chester elementaries celebrate 50 years

This article can be found published on the Daily Local News‘ website. Known as the “Golden Jubilee,” celebrating 50 years can be a significant milestone. It wasn’t a marriage anniversary, but a birthday for two elementary schools in the West Chester Area School District. On June 2, both Glen Acres Elementary and Penn Wood Elementary […]

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Chester County Food Bank going mobile with produce truck

This article can be found published on the Daily Local News‘ website. COATESVILLE — Summer is the time of the year to see gardens and farms flourishing and farmer’s markets springing all over the county. Even with the greenery growing in abundance, not everyone in Chester County has access to affordable, nutritious food such as […]

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