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‘Lilypalooza’ in Mont Clare to benefit little girl with cancer

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Hari Kondabolu brings politically charged jokes to Helium Comedy Club

You might say Hari Kondabolu has been ahead of the curve. For more than a decade, the left-leaning, unapologetically political comedian — who is, in his own words, “a killjoy who does comedy” — has been tackling the sort of...

By Dutch Godshalk @dutchgodshalk on Twitter|


  • Business

    Walmart remodels in time for Back-to-School shopping

    WEST NORRITON>>Like hundreds of Walmart stores across the country, the West Norriton Walmart has gone through a meticulous makeover while remaining open during the entire remodeling.

    By Gary Puleo @MustangMan48 on Twitter|

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    Powerball frenzy ramps up as jackpot soars past $650 million

    Middletown, PA >> The Powerball® jackpot has rolled to a $650 million annuity value for Wednesday, August 23, the game’s second-largest jackpot on record.

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    Commissioner Kathi Cozzone to announce run for lieutenant governor

    WEST CHESTER >> Citing a desire to bring issues affecting local governments to attention in Harrisburg and to give the governor an advocate to work with both political parties, Chester County Commissioner Kathi Cozzone today intends to announce her candidacy for lieutenant governor.

    By Michael P. Rellahan @ChescoCourtNews on Twitter|

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    1,500 view rare celestial event at WCU solar eclipse party

    WEST CHESTER >> Borough resident Jackie Benedict wasn’t taking any chances.

    By Bill Rettew|

  • Entertainment

    Regional companies Theatre Horizon, People’s Light, Bristol Riverside and many others garner Barrymore Award nominations

    Philadelphia, — Theatre Philadelphia announced the 2017 nominees for the Barrymore Award for Excellence in Theatre. Celebrating the rich, diverse professional theatre scene in the Greater Philadelphia region, the Barrymores will be awarded on Monday, Oct. 30 at 7 p.m. .at the Merriam Theatre on the Avenue of the Arts. Guests will continue the festivities with an after-party Celebration at the University of the Arts’ Dorrance Hamilton Hall. Tickets for the Ceremony and...

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  • News

    St. Teresa of Calcutta community festival returns

    LIMERICK >> A popular community festival returns to St. Teresa of Calcutta Parish, Swamp Pike and Neiffer Road, Wednesday, Aug. 23, through Saturday, Aug. 26, from 6 to 11 p.m.

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  • News

    West Whiteland police donate bicycles to Devereux youth

    West Whiteland >> On Aug. 11, members of the West Whiteland Township Police Department donated 15 bicycles and helmets to children and adolescents served by the Devereux Pennsylvania Children’s Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities Services (CIDDS) center in West Chester.

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  • News

    New Lower Providence ambulance chief prepares for township growth

    LOWER PROVIDENCE >> A 10 percent increase in population. New retail and commercial growth. A surge in building construction. It’s all in store for Lower Providence Township within the next five years. And preparing for it is the top priority of Christopher Reynolds, newly appointed chief of operations for Lower Providence Emergency Medical Service.

    By Gilbert Cohen For Digital First Media|

  • News

    Bianca’s Story: Parents of road-rage victim talk about grief, what they lost

    As hard as it was to return the precious “dorm box,” it’s now just a piece of the all-consuming, all-too-familiar grief Michelle Roberson has felt since June 28. That was the day she lost her precious daughter, 18-year-old Bianca Nikol Roberson, in a fatal road-rage shooting.

    By Rose Quinn @rquinndelco on Twitter|

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    Heroin death leads to arrest

    EAST GOSHEN >> A month after local police charged a husband and wife from Philadelphia with dealing heroin, authorities have charged the husband with selling the drugs that led to a township’s woman’s overdose death, police said.

    By Michael P. Rellahan @ChescoCourtNews on Twitter|

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