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Survey wants Chester County businesses to vent — really

WEST CHESTER >> Chester County businesses are being asked to do something many don’t get the chance to do very often: vent. ...

By Brian McCullough @wcdailylocal on Twitter |


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    Royersford woman to appear in Super Bowl commercial

    Royersford >> If you keep your eyes glued to the commercials during the Super Bowl this Sunday, you’re likely to see Tanya Young’s smiling face starring in a special one for the NFL.

    By Eric Devlin @Eric_Devlin on Twitter |

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    School closings, delays announced for Chester County schools on Tuesday

    While snow clean-up continued across Chester County Monday, schools have announced closings and delays for Tuesday’s start.

    Digital FIrst Media Staff |

  • Winter weather

    Chester County under a winter storm warning; townships declare snow emergencies

    Eastern Chester County is in a Blizzard Warning from 7 p.m. Friday until 10 a.m. Sunday morning.

    For Digital First Media |

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    Spring City United Methodist Church to close after 170 years

    Spring City >> When its doors opened in 1845, Spring City United Methodist Church was a large, vibrant congregation of more than 800 members. For decades the church dutifully served its community. It was the place where children were baptized and confirmed, organ recitals were held, meals were shared, couples married and families said their final goodbyes to loved ones.

    By Eric Devlin @Eric_Devlin on Twitter |

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    Spring-Ford officials blame state impasse for budget woes

    ROYERSFORD >> Officials in the Spring-Ford Area School District say they’re still not sure how they intend to balance the proposed 2016-17 preliminary budget, thanks to Harrisburg’s failure to pass a budget of its own.

    By Eric Devlin @Eric_Devlin on Twitter |

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    Spring-Ford board debates nixing federal lunch program

    ROYERSFORD >> While most would agree providing a healthy menu for students purchasing lunch is important, some school district officials say the strict federal regulations are “an abysmal failure” and have made it difficult to even provide a program at all.

    By Eric Devlin @Eric_Devlin on Twitter |

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    Perkiomen Valley School District holds Martin Luther King Jr. day of service

    Collegeville >> While many enjoyed a day off from work or school Monday, students in the Perkiomen Valley School District took the words of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. to heart as they participated in a “day on” of service.

    By Eric Devlin @Eric_Devlin on Twitter |

  • Entertainment

    Philly Home & Garden Show debuts in Oaks

    UPPER PROVIDENCE >>Without the magnet of home improvement stars drawing crowds on Sunday, the Philly Home and Garden show still wound down its three-day stay at the Greater Philadelphia Expo Center at Oaks in rousing fashion, with hundreds of vendors taking the spotlight.

    By Gary Puleo @MustangMan48 on Twitter |

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    Upper Providence man draws probation for indecent exposure

    NORRISTOWN >> An Upper Providence man will be under court supervision for several years after he admitted to exposing himself to others in his neighborhood.

    By Carl Hessler Jr. @MontcoCourtNews on Twitter |

  • Winter weather

    Blizzard Watch issued for Philadelphia region, New Jersey

    The National Weather Service has issued a Blizzard Watch for the Philadelphia region this weekend and has cancelled the original Winter Storm Watch.

    Digital First Media Staff |

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