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Elmwood Park Zoo’s animal curator David Wood dies at 61

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Stalking girls leads to state prison for Chester County man

WEST CHESTER >> A serial sex offender who was convicted of attempting to lure young girls into his car so that he could sexually abuse them as they walked to school in Coatesville was sentenced to more than 35 years in state prison Monday. ...

By Michael P. Rellahan @ChescoCourtNews on Twitter|


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    PennDOT: Restrictions on Valley Park Road in Schuylkill Township through April

    SCHUYLKILL TWP. >> PennDOT announced that lane restrictions will take place on Valley Park Road until late April.

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    New owner of Audubon Village Shopping Center ready to invest in improvements

    LOWER PROVIDENCE >> The Audubon Village Shopping Center, at the busy corner of Egypt and Pawlings roads, has a new owner. The center was purchased by Westover Companies, a locally-based firm that’s anxious to get started on improvements to re-energize the center.

    By Denise Walsh, Lower Providence Township For Digital First Media|

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    Spring-Ford hosts town hall on $12M high school expansion

    ROYERSFORD >> Over 350 people filled the Spring-Ford Area High School auditorium Thursday night for a town hall meeting discussing a proposed major expansion of the school’s music and athletic wings, and an additional hallway near the cafeteria.

    By Eric Devlin @Eric_Devlin on Twitter|

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    Taste of the Suburbs 2017 tickets now available

    UPPER MERION >> The King of Prussia Rotary Club is pleased to announce that tickets for Taste of the Suburbs 2017 are on sale online at This year’s event will showcase food and drink specialties from over 30 restaurants, wineries and micro- breweries. Many of King of Prussia’s newest restaurants will be participating for the first time. Tickets cost $40 on line or $50 at the door. The event runs from 6:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. Sunday, April 2 at...

    By King of Prussia Rotary Club For Digital First Media|

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    More than 100 rally at Costello’s office urging no vote on ACA repeal

    WEST CHESTER >> With chants like “Hey Hey, Ho Ho, we need to see Costello,” and “Keep it, keep it, people really need it,” more than 100 people gathered outside the office of U.S. Rep. Ryan Costello, R-6, Thursday at noon to protest the proposed repeal of the Affordable Care Act.

    By Fran Maye @kennettpaper on Twitter|

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    Immigration forum advises ‘calm’ as Trump policies unfold

    POTTSTOWN >> Rita Paez is talking to a lot of worried people these days.

    By Evan Brandt @PottstownNews on Twitter|

  • Business

    Endo and AmerisourceBergen face actions related to opioids

    EAST WHITELAND >> A second Chester County company is now embroiled in the nation’s opioid crisis.

    By Brian McCullough @wcdailylocal on Twitter|

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    Freedoms Foundation at Valley Forge to honor heroes at reception

    PHOENIXVILLE >> The Valley Forge Chapter of the Freedoms Foundation will host its annual local hero reception, recognizing two area heroes for their service, and present “An Evening with the Medal of Honor” during a public reception this weekend.

    Digital First Media|

  • Protests and demonstrations

    VIDEO: More than 100 stage rally at Rep. Ryan Costello’s office urging him to vote no on ACA repeal

    More than 100 residents picketed Rep. Ryan Costello’s West Chester office at noon Friday, urging the Congressman to oppose the repeal of the Affordable Care Act.


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    Bike Chester County to host public meeting March 23

    WEST WHITELAND >> Bike Chester County, a local bicycle advocacy group in Chester County, is hosting a public meeting this Thursday, March 23, at the West Whiteland Township Building from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. to inform the public about bicycle and pedestrian projects happening in Chester County.

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