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POCOPSON TWP. The Barn at Spring Brook Farm, a facility where special-needs children build social skills by caring for animals, will remain open at least to the end of the year, after its owners received an extension from the Pocopson Township supervisors to make needed upgrades.
Tue Jul 29, 2014
Art Watch: Jasmine Alleger
Painter Jasmine Alleger will be exhibiting this Thursday July 31st at Galer Estate Winery for a Pop up show from 4-8pm.
WSFS Names David L. Gorny as Senior Vice President and Commercial Relationship Manager
WSFS Financial Corporation , the parent company of WSFS Bank, today announced that David L. Gorny has joined WSFS Bank as Senior Vice President and Commercial Relationship Manager based at the West Chester banking office.
Chesco massage therapist sentenced in sexual assaults
A Kennett Square massage therapist who sexually assaulted four female patients was sentenced Monday to seven to 14 years in prison.
Mon Jul 28, 2014
Centre Daily Times
4-H gathering brings achievers together at Penn State
These driven teenagers are 4-H members ages 13-18 who are participating in the 70th annual 4-H State Achievement Days, a three-day educational program sponsored by Penn State Extension.
West Chester Area board OKs new district map
The West Chester Area school board decided Monday how it will redraw its voting boundaries into regions, marking the latest step in the district's move away from the at-large system it has used since its consolidation in 1966.
Pa. reps to NCAA: Drop Penn St. sanctions
Five Pennsylvania Congressmen have asked the NCAA to rescind the penalties imposed on Penn State as punishment for its leaders' handling of the Jerry Sandusky sexual abuse scandal.
New Jersey Herald
Storm brings rain, power outages to Pennsylvania
The National Weather Service says Sunday's rainstorm generally dumped a half to 1 A1 2 inches of rain, but some communities, such as Honey Brook in Chester County, got much more.
Sun Jul 27, 2014
At Amish ironworks, a matter of mettle
Visiting the blacksmith who shod horses for his family's farm, young Amos Glick was inspired: "You put a piece of metal at the forge, heat it and beat it, and you get a completely different shape."
Fri Jul 25, 2014
Passive House Building Principles at Kamp Kaolin in Landenberg
Currently under construction in southern Chester County , Kamp Kaolin is a 2,700 square-foot home designed with a whole slew of industry buzzwords in mind.
Alban winner of 2014 Legacy Award
When Miguel Alban arrived in the U.S. in 2005, he couldn't speak English, but in just a few short years, he's become a pillar of the community in southern Chester County area, helping local hispanics, serving on various local boards.
Thu Jul 24, 2014
DA urges Coatesville School District to release probe results
The Chester County District Attorney on Thursday called on the Coatesville Area School District to release its taxpayer-funded internal review of district management, nearly a year after the texting scandal that prompted the investigation broke.
County Democrats hit Corbett on economic record
Key Chester County Democrats gathered for a press conference on the steps of the old Chester County Courthouse to decry Gov. Tom Corbett's poor economic record and express support for Democrat Tom Wolf, who is running against Corbett.
6th Chesco Mosquito Tests Positive for West Nile
A sixth mosquito in Chester County has tested positive for West Nile virus, the Chester County Health Department said this week.
Wed Jul 23, 2014
School District Files for Possession of Meadowbrook Golf Club
Phoenixville Area School Board has voted to take immediate possession of Meadowbrook Golf Club.
Pa. motorists were already going 70, but now it's guilt-free
The saying goes that a guilty conscience needs no accuser, and so speeding Pennsylvania Turnpike motorists have had heavy hearts to accompany their apparently weighty feet.
Pleading the Fifth on immigration status no bar to workers comp benefits in Pa.
A Pennsylvania employer should not have stopped payment of workers compensation benefits to an employee who declined to testify about his immigration status during a hearing, the Pennsylvania Supreme Court has ruled.
Mixed verdict in Philly ticket-fix conspiracy case: 2 judges acquitted, 4 guilty on only one count
After a two-month trial and a day-and-a-half of deliberation, a former Philadelphia traffic court judge and a suburban magistrate were acquitted Wednesday by a federal jury in a case concerning what prosecutors had portrayed as a pervasive ticket-fixing conspiracy.
Immigrant-children crisis reaches into Pa.
Amid calls for expedited deportations, and counterarguments to allow the tens of thousands of unaccompanied children who have entered the United States illegally to stay, the issue is both a political football and a gut check on American values.
Tue Jul 22, 2014
Pileggi: West Nile found in four Chesco towns
The Chester County Health Department has announced that mosquito samples have tested positive for West Nile Virus in four municipalities, Senate Majority Leader Dominic Pileggi said today.