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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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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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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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Local Democrats bask in the historic glow as Hillary Clinton starts run for president

This article can be found published on the Daily Local News‘ website, the The Mercury‘s website, The Times Herald‘s website and The Reporter‘s website. By Kathleen E. Carey and Candice Monhollan PHILADELPHIA — On a historic night in South Philadelphia, Hillary Clinton became the first woman to accept the major party nomination for president at […]

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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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Conventioneers enjoying being a part of history

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. PHILADELPHIA — It is one thing to watch history unfold before your eyes, but for two well-known Chester County residents, they have been fortunate enough to […]

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DNC interim chair recognizes women breaking barriers during caucus

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, The Reporter‘s website and the Main Line Media News‘ website. PHILADELPHIA — The chant of “Hillary! Hillary! Hillary!” could be heard ringing through the halls of the […]

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Ever want to see an ex-president’s hair? Philly museums host special exhibits for DNC

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 — As delegates flood in the City of Brotherly Love, many museums in Philadelphia are hosting special exhibits, hours or having special […]

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Indiana mayor tells Pennsylvania delegates that GOP VP pick Pence is ‘extreme’

This article can be found published on the Daily Local News‘ website, the Delaware County Daily Times‘ website, The Mercury‘s, The Times Herald‘s website, The Reporter‘s website and the Main Line Media News‘ website. PHILADELPHIA — The Pennsylvania Delegation breakfast Tuesday morning saved the most impactful guest speaker for last as an mayor from Indiana […]

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Calling for an end to gun violence before another tragedy at DNC

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 Main Line Media News‘ website. PHILADELPHIA — All around Pennsylvania, the common sight of the American flag at half-mast can be seen all over due […]

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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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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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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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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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West Chester agrees to settle litigation with Wyeth, Pfizer

This article can be found published on the Daily Local News‘ website. WEST CHESTER — It has been a long process, but West Chester ended the long battle with Wyeth Pharmaceuticals and Pfizer in a draw after the borough council voted to approve a settlement agreement on May 18. “While the borough has full faith […]

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Friends, family and the community say goodbye to former West Chester Mayor Richard “Dick” Yoder

This article can be found published on the Daily Local News‘ website. WEST CHESTER — For a man who spent so much of his life promoting West Chester and almost all of it living in West Chester, it was a fitting tribute to have that very same community pay its respects back on Thursday morning […]

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East Goshen’s Shane, Smith recognized for service to township

This article can be found published on the Daily Local News‘ website. HERSHEY — Standing in front of a crowd of over 100 colleagues, East Goshen township officials Marty Shane and Rick Smith received statewide awards at the annual Pennsylvania State Association of Township Supervisors (PSATS) Educational Conference and Trade Show in Hershey. For the […]

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New Hickman building approved

This article can be found published on the Daily Local News‘ website. WEST CHESTER — The Hickman, a residential and personal-care community for older adults seeking a safe and affordable living environment, is about to get a new look. The Sharpless-Hall Building, originally built as two separate buildings and later connected to form one structure, […]

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East Goshen passes resolution in effort to collect late sewer taxes

This article can be found published on the Daily Local News‘ website. EAST GOSHEN — Two years ago, the East Goshen Township Board of Supervisors authorized the township solicitor to serve writs ofscire facias against residents who were delinquent paying their sewer and refuse tax. Now that the first quarter invoice has gone out for […]

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West Goshen Supervisors approve senior facility

This article can be found published on the Daily Local News‘ website. WEST GOSHEN — A senior independent living facility in the township has been in the works since 2009. Now, six-and-a-half years later, Traditions Development Corporation received unanimous approval from the West Goshen Board of Supervisors Wednesday night. The three-story, 114-unit independent living facility will […]

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League of Woman Voters roundtable touches on lack of voting

This article can be found published on the Daily Local News‘ website. WEST CHESTER — If the 15 people gathered in the West Chester Borough Council chambers left with one message Monday morning, it was that a person’s vote is their voice and it’s imperative to make sure people realize that and take advantage in […]

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