In Other News

New $3.5M Limerick firehouse to break ground

By Eric Devlin @Eric_Devlin on Twitter|

Chestnut Hill transforms into Hogsmeade for Harry Potter Festival

Celebrate all things Harry Potter with the sixth annual Harry Potter Festival. ...

By Brian Bingaman @brianbingaman on Twitter|


  • Petra Fall festival offers family fun Oct. 28

    Families looking for a Halloween alternative — and lots of fun — are invited to the 2016 Petra Fall Fest at Petra Church, New Holland, on Friday, Oct. 28, from 5 to 9 p.m. All are welcome, and everything but the optional purchase of food from food trucks is free!


  • Business

    TriCounty Area Chamber unveils ‘Shop TriCounty’ discount card program

    Lower Pottsgrove >> Responding to area business owners’ needs to encourage customers to shop locally, the TriCounty Area Chamber of Commerce outlined a new program Wednesday at its annual Economic Development Luncheon.

    By Donna Rovins @MercBiz on Twitter|

  • News

    UPDATE: Faculty union goes on first-ever strike, 111,000 students affected

    WEST CHESTER >> For the first time ever, professors across Pennsylvania’s State System of Higher Education (PASSHE) went on strike Wednesday at 5 a.m., following 15 months of failed negotiations between their union and the state system.

    By Adam Farence @afarence on Twitter|

  • News

    Driving Away The Cold Program brings coats to area children

    PHOENIXVILLE >> Area car dealerships are helping kids get a jump on the cold weather this year and they came prepared with just over 45,000 coats.

    By Marian Dennis @MarianDennis1 on Twitter|

  • Food

    Chefs share tips to reduce food waste

    Want to spend less on groceries and help the environment? Area chefs are sending out an SOS, asking home cooks to “save our scraps.”

    By Emily Ryan For Digital First Media|

  • Education

    More sleep for Philly area students? Facts to know about later school start times

    Several schools in the region have been discussing later start times. This has spurred a lot of discussion about the sleep schedules and logistics about a later start times for middle and high school students. Regionally, Owen J. Roberts and Phoenixville school districts have been in talks about how a later start day would work.


  • Food

    THE YANKEE CHEF: Make time for this sweet treat

    Just like the classic cocktail flavor, these muffins are easy, delicious and will give you a natural high after one bite.

    By Jim Bailey|

  • News

    Malvern artist to host exhibit

    MALVERN >> Artist Randall Graham is hosting an opening reception at his “Gallery 222” studio for his art exhibit.

    Staff Report |

  • Politics

    With Election Day approaching, registration numbers show Chester County Dems gaining ground, but GOP still tops

    WEST GOSHEN >> Kara Rahn has heard the stories about the presidential election of 2008 in Chester County.

    By Michael P. Rellahan @ChescoCourtNews on Twitter|

  • Elections

    Bill Clinton stumps for Hillary at Montgomery County Community College

    WHITPAIN >> Hundreds of supporters of Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton packed Parkhouse Hall at Montgomery County Community College Tuesday afternoon to hear former president Bill Clinton’s pitch to voters on why his wife, the former Secretary of State and senator from New York, should be the nation’s next president.

    By Oscar Gamble @OGamble_TH on Twitter|

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