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New luxury and personal care boutique opens in West Chester – Daily Local

WEST CHESTER – Odelia, Marie & Patrice is a brand new women-run, black-owned boutique in the borough specializing in luxury self-care products. On March 5, owner Candace Parrish cut the ribbon and began selling all of her company’s hand-made, hand-mixed and hand-poured candles, soaps and body butters at 117 W. …

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How a small Kennett craft brewery survived the pandemic and thrives today – Daily Local

KENNETT SQUARE – The staff and owners of the Grain Craft Bar + Kitchen at Kennett Square are grateful for the support of the community that has sustained them during the pandemic – and they are excited to continue to make this central location a fun and welcoming place to …

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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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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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Flats planned at former Rubinstein location – Daily Local

WEST CHESTER – Preliminary plans call for around 219 apartments to be built on the now vacant site of Rubinstein’s office supply and furniture store and the former Salvation Army thrift store. Builder Eli Kahn submitted plans to the borough to raze the buildings on the site and build a …

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Johnson fills out the stat sheet; leads Rams past Millersville – Daily Local

WEST CHESTER >> Leah Johnson did it all Wednesday at Hollinger Field House. The sophomore guard put West Chester on their backs against PSAC East rival Millersville, and in the process, Johnson got just enough help from her teammates to claim a 59-54 victory in women’s basketball . He snapped …

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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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First West Chester Fire Co. brings holiday magic to three local families

WEST CHESTER – Recently, the First West Chester Fire Company (FWCFC) brought Christmas magic to life for three families at Hillsdale Elementary School. This is the second year in a row that the FWCFC and the West Chester Area School District (WCASD) Hillsdale Elementary have teamed up to brighten the …

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John Deisher Obituary (2021) – Pottstown, Pennsylvania

John Carroll Deisher, Jr., 95, of Pottstown, formerly of Royersford and Malvern, died on December 18, 2021 of natural causes while residing at The Landing of Collegeville. Born August 2, 1926 in Royersford, PA, he was the son of the late J. Carroll Deisher, Sr. and Maize (Richmann) Deisher. John …

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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 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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West Chester officials consider barring mayors from holding two posts – Daily Local

WEST CHESTER — Borough council will likely consider changing the way it fills vacant council positions and also preventing office holders from holding two elected positions simultaneously at the December meeting. City Councilor Nick Allen pitched the ideas at the November meeting. With a straw poll, council unofficially asked the …

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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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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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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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