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West Chester pushes 100 percent green energy move

WEST CHESTER >> The borough is getting greener. Council voted unanimously at Wednesday's meeting to go green. The move comes after the mayor endorsed the plan and a 2015 voter referendum backed "clean air, pure water and sustainable energy." With support of the Sierra Club, the borough is committed

DAILY LOCAL NEWS - 2017-09-21 04:00:00

West Chester community grapples with racism, hate

WEST CHESTER >> Four incidents of hate and racism during the past 10 days have sparked outrage. A swastika was etched into a borough sidewalk. A West Chester East High School student was charged with publishing a threatening and racist Instagram post directed at fellow students. A mayoral campaign s

MERCURY - 2017-09-21 04:00:00

West Chester Area School District hold discussion on race issues

WEST CHESTER >> Fighting racism in West Chester area schools was addressed by a group of about 120 concerned citizens during Tuesday night's meeting at the Melton Center. Students, parents, police, educators and the public talked race issues in the wake of seemingly racist threats posted on social m

DELAWARE COUNTY DAILY TIMES - 2017-09-20 04:00:00

Craft Spirits Week Preview To Be Hosted In Phoenixville Saturday

Live music, an indoor-outdoor tasting area, and spirits from some of the best craft distilleries in the region. PHOENIXVILLE, PA - Bluebird Distilling in Phoenixville will hold a Philly Craft Spirits Week Preview this Saturday. The indoor-outdoor event will run from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. and will featur

PATCH - 2017-09-22 15:59:11

Agnes Irwin goalie Sarah McConnon is Main Line Girls Athlete of the Week

The sophomore goalie has posted shutouts in the Owls' first six games, including a 0-0 tie against Westtown in which she recorded 20 saves. As a freshman, she was a center back for the Owls. Her older sister Annie was an All-Main Line soccer player for Agnes Irwin, and is currently playing for Provi

MAIN LINE MEDIA NEWS - 2017-09-21 19:02:00

Chester man charged in June fatal shooting

CHESTER POLICE DEPARTMENTDevonte Perkins, 18, was arrested Sept. 21, 2017, and charged with the fatal shooting of Blane Jones Jr., 34, in June. Authorities on Thursday apprehended an 18-year-old man in Chester wanted for a fatal shooting in June. Devonte Perkins, of Chester, was taken into custody

PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER - 2017-09-21 23:43:00

Faculty layoff threat removed at four state universities but it remains in place at Cheyney

Clarion University in Clarion County is the latest of the five State System of Higher Education to remove the potential for faculty layoffs next spring. Clarion University is the latest state university to remove the threat to faculty members' job security at the end of this academic year. The uni

PENNLIVE.COM - 2017-09-22 15:04:53

Modern dog art roils old Malvern

It seemed like a fairly harmless idea at first. The neatly manicured lawn behind the Malvern Public Library could benefit from a few Adirondack chairs, a picnic table and some artwork to create an inviting space for reading. Kristin Thomas pictured dogs. Malvern is such a walkable place, thought the

PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER - 2017-09-22 15:23:00

Malvern actor flips, trips, and tips in "A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum" at the Walnut

Malvern resident and Philadelphia comic actor Ben Dibble returns to the Walnut stage to play a Protean in A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum, playing now through October 15. This hilarious musical follows the story of Pseudolus, a crafty slave who struggles to win the hand of a beautiful

PATCH - 2017-09-22 15:25:32

Opioid crisis community conversation Sept. 27 at Easttown Library

Experts on opioids' issues will be featured at a "Community Conversation" about the opioid crisis in Tredyffrin and Easttown Townships on Wednesday, Sept. 27 at the Easttown Library, First Avenue, Berwyn. The 6-8 p.m. event, sponsored by Daemion Counseling Center in cooperation with the Berwyn-Devon

MAIN LINE MEDIA NEWS - 2017-09-22 14:58:48

First peek at Winterthur: Coronation gown from 'The Crown' miniseries

Winterthur Museum will put the coronation gown costume worn in the popular Netflix series "The Crown" on display Oct. 20, but The News Journal got a sneak peek Friday. The costume was actually made for Harrods department store in London as part of a 2012 display honoring Queen Eilizabeth II's Diamon

DELAWARE ONLINE - 2017-09-22 17:14:13

3 new lending library stations to be installed in Coatesville

Fuel City Cafe owner David Long poses with the PULL station temporarily housed at his coffee shop. It will next be installed at Wentz Funeral Home. Arts Holding Hands and Hearts (AHHAH) announced that three new outdoor PULL (Pop Up Lending Library) Stations are being installed on Friday in Coatesvi

DAILY LOCAL NEWS - 2017-09-22 04:00:00

Road to Recovery: NHS Fresh Start worker honored for work on drug abuse, addiction at Coatesville VA Center

CALN >> Now that Jodi Savits has overcome her battle with drugs and addiction, she's using her experiences to help others. And the love is coming back - she was recently recognized nationally for her resilience and commitment to others. Savits works at NHS Fresh Start, which has a program at the Coa

DAILY LOCAL NEWS - 2017-09-22 04:00:00

Man accused of sucker-punching disabled man heads to trial

The man accused of sucker-punching a man with cerebral palsy outside a West Chester convenience store last May is headed to trial. Barry Robert Baker Jr., 29, of Georgetown, Del., changed his mind on a guilty plea on charges of simple assault and fleeing from police after the May 10 incident, AP rep

PENNLIVE.COM - 2017-09-21 12:03:52

West Whiteland Police: Missing Chester County teen located

WEST WHITELAND >> A missing Chester County teen has been located, according to police. West Whiteland police announced in a Facebook post, Victoria Lynn Grimaldi, who was last seen Tuesday at West Chester Henderson High School in West Chester, "has been located and is safe. The family is aware and w

DAILY LOCAL NEWS - 2017-09-21 04:00:00

Chester County Sheriff's K-9 training leads to awards

West Chester >> The Chester County Sheriff's Office made an impact at the U.S. Police Canine Association's annual Regional Police Dog Field Trials earlier this month, even though none of the county's teams competed. Chester County Lt. Harry McKinney, who heads the county's K-9 Unit, explained that t

MERCURY - 2017-09-21 04:00:00

'Sucker punch' plea falls apart; trial looms

WEST CHESTER >> The twists and turns of Barry Robert Baker Jr.'s anticipated guilty plea proceeding ended Wednesday when the"sucker-punch" defendant left a Common Pleas courtroom with the prospect of a trial hanging over his head, at which a video recording of him throwing the infamous punch at a di

DELAWARE COUNTY DAILY TIMES - 2017-09-20 04:00:00

Delco Historical Society executive director dies at 68

Linda Houldin was admired as much for her long-standing community involvement as for the impression she left on the countless lives she touched. On Monday morning, the 68-year-old executive director of the Delaware County Historical Society and co-founder of the Delaware County Veterans Memorial die

DELAWARE COUNTY DAILY TIMES - 2017-09-20 04:00:00

Chris Stigall Hopes DUI Charge Will Be Dismissed Soon

Photo courtesy of the Tredyffrin Township Police Department. As the host of 1210 WPHT's morning show, it's Chris Stigall's job to poke fun at D-list celebs when they screw up - like he did when Saturday Night Live alum Chris Kattan was arrested for DUI in 2014: But what happens now that the tables h

PHILLYMAG.COM - 2017-09-20 21:05:38

VIDEO | Wilmington community gets a gift from the county

The county steps in and helps a local community in its effort to keep neighborhood kids off of the streets. Vandals destroyed a basketball hoop at S.U.N. Park on East 22nd and Lamotte where it was used mainly by the nonprofit Safe United Neighborhoods led by Pastor Sandra Ben of the Praying Ground C

WDEL 1150AM - 2017-09-21 02:32:00