In Other News

Challenge for Cancer Bike Tour set Sunday in West Chester

Staff Report|

Toomey, Casey split on Senate GOP health care plan

Republican Pat Toomey, one of the select U.S. senators who crafted the secretive Senate GOP health care proposal that was rolled out yesterday, cautioned that it is likely only a first step in correcting a collapsing problem, while his Democratic coun...

By Kathleen E. Carey @dtbusiness on Twitter|


  • Business

    Pa. Lottery films string of commercials at Ana’s Corner Store in East Norriton

    EAST NORRITON >> When a bunch of Pennsylvania Lottery TV commercials debut later this summer, even the most discerning viewer probably won’t recognize the beloved local icon where the filming was done.

    By Gary Puleo @MustangMan48 on Twitter|

  • News

    Judge weighs media requests to identify jurors at Bill Cosby trial

    NORRISTOWN >> The Montgomery County judge who presided over the Bill Cosby sexual assault trial took under advisement a request by media outlets to release the identities of the jurors who deadlocked in their deliberations.

    By Carl Hessler Jr. @MontcoCourtNews on Twitter|

  • News

    Spring-Ford teachers authorize strike, continue talks

    ROYERSFORD >> The Spring-Ford Education Association teachers union announced Sunday its membership approved a strike authorization as contract talks continue with the school board. The two sides of the bargaining table plan to meet again Wednesday.

    By Eric Devlin @Eric_Devlin on Twitter|

  • News

    UPDATE: Power outage leaves Chester County government with limited phone, internet services

    Chester County government entities are experiencing a power outage that has left employees working on limited capacity.


  • News

    Downingtown West students discourage parents from hosting underage parties

    DOWNINGTOWN >> Instead of asking parents to buy them alcohol during the prom and graduation seasons, Downingtown students actually told parents not to do that.

    By Ginger Rae Dunbar @GingerDunbar on Twitter|

  • News

    Multiple house fires reported in Chester County after thunderstorms

    POPCOPSON >> Chester County firefighters were kept busy battling three fires after a late afternoon storm passed through the area Monday. The first call was for a home on McCormick Way in New London, which was reported struck by lightning at about 4:20 p.m. Crews radioed a working fire with smoke from the attic, and requested additional tankers.

    By Pete Bannan @petebannan on Twitter|

  • News

    Rumor of $100M cut in education budget rattles fair school funding campaign

    PHOENIXVILLE >> Worried by rumors that the state legislature may cut the additional $100 million planned for K-12 education funding in the state budget, advocates called a press conference Monday to press their point that the money is needed to begin leveling the playing field for underfunded districts.

    By Evan Brandt @PottstownNews on Twitter|

  • Business

    Women fighting cancer get some help at home through Cleaning for a Reason

    Limerick >> For women fighting a battle against cancer, everyday tasks can be difficult.

    By Donna Rovins @MercBiz on Twitter|

  • News

    Dates set for Washington Memorial Chapel Carillon Series, Valley Forge

    UPPER MERION >> Washington Memorial National Carillon at Washington Memorial Chapel in Valley Forge will present the 2017 Frank P. Law Summer Carillon Concert Series beginning in July.

    By Doug Gefvert For Digital First Media|

  • News

    Local boy, 8, named ‘police chief’ for a day

    Willistown>>Willistown Township Police Department hosted eight-year-old Asher Callan as their “Chief” for a Day on June 6. He was awarded the position through an auction at the Spring Fair benefiting the General Wayne Elementary School PTO. Callan met with Chester County District Attorney Tom Hogan and was presented with an official pin.

    Staff Report|

The Phoenix Reporter and Item: BLOGS