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Students learning computer coding in Chester County
WEST CHESTER This week, several Chester County schools joined others around the world in the "Hour of Code" initiative, meant to introduce students to computer programming.
Thu Dec 12, 2013
OU-L cast to perform at Kennedy Center College Theater
In November, three actors from the production were nominated for the Irene Ryan Acting Scholarship and were asked to perform.
Jobless claims surged by 68,000 to a two-month high of 368,000 in the period ending Dec. 7.
Jobless claims surged by 68,000 to a two-month high of 368,000 in the period ending Dec. 7. Close Jobless claims surged by 68,000 to a two-month high of 368,000 in the period ending Dec. 7. Applications for U.S. unemployment benefits jumped last week from an almost three-month low, highlighting the difficulty in adjusting the data around the ... (more)
Wed Dec 11, 2013
Man Tries to Run from DUI Charge
West Chester Police had to chase down a West Chester man after he tried to flea the scene of a car accident on Downingtown Pike, according to a report from the West Chester Police Department.
US poised for stronger growth in 2014, Fed to taper by March: Reuters poll
US growth is set to accelerate in 2014, giving the Federal Reserve room to start dialing back its massive monetary stimulus, certainly by March, according to a Reuters poll [WASHINGTON] US growth is set to accelerate in 2014, giving the Federal Reserve room to start dialing back its massive monetary stimulus, certainly by March, according to a ... (more)
Ferretti confirmed to lead conservation agency
After six months on the job, Ellen Ferretti of Dallas took the mantle of official secretary of the state Department of Conservation and Natural Resources on Tuesday.
Tue Dec 10, 2013
PennDOT clears roads of snow, preps for ice
"My car has 4-wheel drive so hopefully it doesn't spin out on me. I'd rather not get in an accident," Jake Hawk of Manayunk said.
Mon Dec 09, 2013
Police Arrest One in DUI Crash
West Chester police arrested a Havertown man after he allegedly crashed drove under the influence and crashed his car into two telephone poles, according to a report from the department.
Simon Pearce property in West Chester finally sells
The property where Simon Pearce operated a restaurant and glass blowing operation in West Chester, Pa., has sold for $1.15 million.
Sun Dec 08, 2013
Man Tries to Break in to Three Houses in One Night
A Philadelphia man allegedly tried to break into three houses in a single night before being arrested, according to a report from the West Chester police department.
Phone Scams Turn Terrifying: Police
By Jack Tobias Phone scams that demand money and threaten violence to family members have struck the Lehigh Valley, with at least two recently reported.
Sat Dec 07, 2013
The Citizens' Voice
Trucking company plans move to Pittston Twp. site
A. Duie Pyle, a trucking, warehousing and distribution company, will move out of Plains Township into a larger terminal in the Grimes Industrial Park in Pittston Township.
Fri Dec 06, 2013
1967 Corvette Sting Ray Convertible Sold by the Only Owner its Ever Had
Here's a pretty cool story via our friends at All Vette in West Chester, PA. They recently acquired a 1967 Corvette Sting Ray Convertible from the car's original owner who bought the car when he was in high school.
Thu Dec 05, 2013
Christmas Parade Returns to West Chester
QVC will be a major presence at this year's Mars Drinks Old-Fashioned Christmas Parade presented by QVC, "one of the top ten places to experience the arrival of Santa Claus during the holiday season" according to USA TODAY.
Scammers Extort Money, Say Relative in Danger
Police warn residents of a phone scam that is being used to extort money from unsuspecting victims by saying a relative is in danger.
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a Growing Cause
At AstraZeneca, employees renamed last month - and themselves - to increase awareness of men's health via mustaches.
Chesco woman victimized by phone scam threatening father
WEST CHESTER Kim Robson was at her real estate job when she received a call that would last for two terrifying hours and leave the 23-year-old West Chester woman shaken.
Tue Dec 03, 2013
Striking Nurses Told Not To Return To Work Until Friday
Dozens of unionized registered nurses picketing at a one-day strike outside Wilkes-Barre General Hospital were told not to report to work until Friday morning.
Pole dancing can be a truly liberating experience for all concerned.
WHEN a scantily clad woman performs on a pole, you don't expect onlookers to get all emotional.
Mon Dec 02, 2013
Does the School District Represent You?
During the public comment portion of Monday night's school board reorganization meeting, East Bradford resident Steve Sobek suggested that an election reform needed to take place if the school board wants to make sure "everyone gets fair representation."