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Swimmers from Conestoga, Fulton of D-East in fast lane at District 1 Swimming Championships – PA Prep Live

Conestoga continued to shine on the final day of the PIAA District 1 Swimming Championships on Sunday at the YMCA of York County.The Conestoga girls, defending District 1 3A champions, won the district title again; and the Pioneer boys placed second in the boys’ 3A competition.The Conestoga girls had 312 …

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Local nonprofits get pandemic financial boost – Daily Local

The Pennsylvania Association of Nonprofit Organizations (PANO) is receiving $250,000 in federal funding from the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) to support nonprofit organizations throughout the Commonwealth. The grant funding, allocated through the Pennsylvania Department of Community and Economic Development with support from State Senators Carolyn Comitta and Tim Kearney, …

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Chester County’s share of opioid settlement ‘pot’ rises to $19 million – Daily Local

WEST CHESTER — When Pennsylvania Attorney General Josh Shapiro announced last month that every county in the state had signed on to the massive and historic settlement of an opioid lawsuit that would pay more than $1 billion for addiction treatment and prevention, there was also good news for Chester …

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John McGinnis Obituary (1946 – 2022) – West Chester, Pennsylvania

John “Jack” P. McGinnis, Sr., 75, of West Chester, Pennsylvania, died Tuesday, February 1, 2022 at Chester County Hospital in West Chester. He was married to Marie Elaine (Frankowski) McGinnis. They were married for 52 years. Marie was the love of his life and his soul mate. Jack had four …

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launching a $350 million pandemic homeowner relief fund; applications open – Daily Local

The Pennsylvania Homeowners Assistance Fund to help struggling homeowners impacted by the pandemic was launched, and applications for eligible homeowners in Chester County and Pennsylvania opened on Monday. “As we continue to advance our COVID-19 recovery efforts, we must address the growing number of homeowners facing possible home loss and …

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Missing Chester County woman found dead in Schuylkill River – Daily Local

NORTH COVENTRY – A 20-year-old woman from North Coventry who went missing last week has been found dead in the Schuylkill River. Authorities said she died from exposure to the elements. On Sunday 23rd January 2022 at 9.08pm Angelica Rodriguez was reported missing by her boyfriend and flatmate from their …

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Quality water is key ingredient at new Parkesburg area whiskey distillery – Daily Local

HIGHLAND — A distillery just south of Parkesburg is giving Kentucky a real run for its money. Spring House Spirits produces whisky, bourbon and more recently rum on the 100-acre farm known as Chestnut. Grinding, brewing, fermentation, distillation and aging all take place on the farm. The micro or nano …

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All aboard for the new Coatesville station – Daily Local

COATESVILLE — Work on the $65 million Amtrak station at Fleetwood Street is underway following an official groundbreaking attended by Governor Tom Wolf. According to a statement released by the 2nd Century Alliance, the new station is being developed to provide ADA accessibility and improve station function and amenities, while …

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Hundreds of Chester County families in need receive support from CCIU students – Daily Local

DOWNINGTOWN—The holidays have been a little brighter for Chester County families thanks to students and staff at Chester County Technical College’s (CCIU) three secondary school campuses, Child Development Center and Career (CCDC) and Holiday Hope Chest Program. The Holiday Hope Chest is a charity event that provides a free day …

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James Harrison Obituary (2022) – Rose Valley, PA

Dr. James Pennock Harrison, Jr. of Rose Valley, PA and Seabrook Island, SC, died at the age of 95 on January 14, 2022 of natural causes. Born December 28, 1926, in the old Coatesville Hospital, he lived his last days at Harrison House of Chester County, an assisted living community …

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With one hospital closed and another set to close later this month, Chester County Hospital is a major player in healthcare – Daily Local

CHESTER WEST — Despite the increase in positive COVID-19 cases in Chester County and the closure of the Jennersville hospital, the hospital has not been under pressure and even elective surgeries are going on without interruption. But that could change with the upcoming closure of Brandywine Hospital later this month. …

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Chester County Annual Water Condition Report Now Available – Daily Local

WEST CHESTER — The Chester County Water Resources Authority (CCWRA) annual report on water conditions, covering the full year of 2020, is now available. The report provides a snapshot of the county’s water resources and highlights long-term trends in water quality over the past 20 years. Maintaining water quality has …

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150 acres of farmland in Oxford, Cochranville permanently preserved – Daily Local

WEST CHESTER — Over 150 acres of farmland in Cochranville and Oxford will be preserved through state and county investments in farmland preservation. “Local farms are already partners in preserving our agricultural heritage, supporting our economy and helping to ensure access to fresh and nutritious food,” said Senator Carolyn Comitta, …

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New Kennett Library Receives $ 1.9 Million In State Funding As Construction Begins – Daily Local

KENNETT SQUARE – A new, state-of-the-art $ 21 million library in Kennett Square received a major boost last week when lawmakers awarded $ 1.9 million for its construction, which began on Monday. The funds were awarded through a grant from the Pennsylvania Redevelopment Assistance Capital Program, which is administered by …

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Victory fire ruled “undetermined” in Kennett Square – Daily Local

KENNETT SQUARE – The cause of a fiery explosion that resulted in a two-alarm fire at the Victory Brewing Company building, which also houses luxury apartments, in the borough last January, the Chester County Fire Marshal ruled “undetermined”. “The current county report says the cause of the fire is still …

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Chester County area school districts react to mask decision

DOWNTOWN – Most school districts in Chester County have opted to have students and staff continue to wear masks indoors. On Friday, December 10, the Pennsylvania Supreme Court overturned the PA Health Secretary’s Acting School Masking Order, which required the use of masks inside schools, effective immediately. Most schools are …

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Chester County Immediate Unit Receives Million Dollar State Grant

CALN – The Chester County Immediate 24 Unit has received $ 1 million in state funding to build a new toddler center in Caln Township. State Representative Dan Williams said the funding, provided under the Capital Retrofit Assistance Program, will help demolish the existing toddler center to build a new, …

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Chester County businesses hit hard by pandemic receive state funding – Daily Local

Governor Tom Wolf announced Tuesday that 5,860 companies – including hundreds in Chester County – have received financial support this year under the COVID-19 Hospitality Industry Relief Program, helping to protect and preserve this vital industry by Pennsylvania. “We developed the CHIRP program to bring immediate relief to restaurants and …

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Warner Hamilton obituary (2021) – Kennett Square, Pennsylvania

Warner Jackson Hamilton Jr. – also known as Jack or Jackie, 61, from Kennett Square PA died peacefully in Chester County Hospital due to complications from COVID 19. After 19 days of fighting, he has lost the battle. He was the loving husband of Maria Louise Dibartolomeo Hamilton, with whom …

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Chamber works to save Jennersville hospital

PENN TOWNSHIP – Fearing that the closure of the Jennersville Hospital will not only hurt the economy of southern Chester County, but put hardship on thousands of people who need quality medical care close to their homes, an effort is made to call on its owners to keep it open. …

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Phoenixville Green Power Project is one of two to win a national award

PHOENIXVILLE – The borough is one of only two municipalities nationwide to be selected for a $ 250,000 “Water Resource Recovery Award” from the US Department of Energy for its efforts to convert wastewater into energy. The other award-winning project is in Washington state. The Borough of Phoenixville has partnered …

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Democrats slam Chesco’s GOP for ‘racist’ ads

The Chester County Democratic Committee has condemned a newspaper and digital billboard that its leadership described as “racist” that appeared in a local daily and on a digital billboard on Sunday. The full-page ad, which featured an image of a young black child occupying the top half, claiming without evidence …

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Explore the Red Rocks of Utah – Daily Local

Oh, I love the sandstone canyons and mesas of the Utah desert. These carved walls are reddish in color. But stick around for a bit and watch the hues and colors magically change as the days go by. These walls exhibit bursts of brilliant and dramatic kaleidoscopic hues, especially at …

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Naloxone saves lives in Chester County – Daily Local

West Chester – According to Ethan Healy, Project Naloxone Manager and member of the Good Fellowship Ambulance Training Institute, the wonder drug naloxone, or Nalcan, saves the lives of victims of accidental opioid overdoses. “We are experiencing opioid epidemics nationwide and statewide,” Healy said at a recent borough parliamentary meeting. …

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The community is asking the police for a response. Palestinian Authority soldier accused of child abuse. Phillies lose to O’s and advance to playoff – Daily Local

Hello. Here are some of the best stories from the region. weather situation Another cool day and Monday repeats itself. Maximum temperatures reach around 81 degrees Celsius and should be well lit throughout the day. click here Check your local weather forecast. new Chester residents demand transparency, investigation into suspicion …

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Casey applies for public transport | Local News

U.S. Senator Bob Casey, D-Pa., Announced Monday that he is seeking funding for a pair of Chester County rail projects and county public transportation funding. Casey has submitted a $ 2.4 million claim for the West Chester rail shuttle service to Middletown. The senator also filed for $ 8 million, …

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Rep. Herrin meets voters | Local News

WEST CHESTER – At her first town hall after taking office this year, State Representative Dianne Herrin, D-156th from West Chester, told voters on Thursday she could do a lot for them. “We’re going to wear the rubber on the soles of our shoes,” the rep said, with a smile, …

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