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Students compete in STEM Design Challenge at the CCIU

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Growth in Chesco slowed, but is set to pick up again

WEST CHESTER >> If you could imagine the population of Chester County as a well-tuned jogger, its pace in the year between 2015 and 2016 would be that period when it took a little breather after a long, productive run. ...

By Michael P. Rellahan @ChescoCourtNews on Twitter|


  • News

    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|

  • News

    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|

  • News

    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.

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  • 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.


  • News

    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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  • News

    Phoenixville teacher surprised with teaching award by Eagles’ Brian Westbrook

    PHOENIXVILLE >> Dedication and hard work are two things to be admired, especially when it comes to education.

    By Marian Dennis @MarianDennis1 on Twitter|

  • Home and Garden

    FROM THE GROUND UP: More than plants at the Philadelphia Flower Show

    Each year I go to the Philadelphia Flower Show with hope in my heart. This is not because I am pining for green, growing things and fragrant flowers. It’s because I hope that behind all the grandeur and amazement that is the Flower Show, I will find something that informs and inspires me. In all the years I’ve attended, it never occurred to me that I might find something that touched my heart.

    By Pamela Baxter|

  • Food

    Soup’s on! Celebrate spring with five fresh recipes

    After a warm February and snowy March, it’s officially spring ­­‑ a time when chefs eagerly await tendrils, shoots and other tempting ingredients for seasonal soups.

    By Emily Ryan For Digital First Media|

  • Food

    THE YANKEE CHEF: A peach pudding to welcome Spring

    I think this “pudding” is out of this world. It reminds me of a chocolate pudding cake.....moist and decadent. To me, it is a mixture of the New England Cobbler and a Buckle. This classic is usually prepared using a sugar syrup that is poured over the top, but I find the natural sweetness of peaches and oranges is far superior, sorry Tennessee purists.

    By Jim Bailey|

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