Monthly Archives: May 2016

Construction starts this week to turn Armory building in West Chester into a theater

ArmoryTheatre

WEST CHESTER >> Uptown! Entertainment Alliance has been working to bring a theater to West Chester for over five years, but during that time, it has all been coming together either in drawings and writing. Now, the reality is here as Uptown! (UEA) celebrated its groundbreaking Wednesday evening. “Somebody has an idea, they talk with […]

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In Kennett Square, Latinos will finally get a real say

Kennett-Square-Latinos

KENNETT SQUARE >> Since Latinos constitute more than 50 percent of the population, borough officials have agreed to set up an Advisory Commission on Latino Affairs, which will ultimately enable Latinos to have more of a say in borough matters. “Let’s face it, there is a cultural and language barrier,” said Councilor Doug Doerfler. “This […]

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Questions to Ask About the Neighborhood

6 Questions to Ask About the Neighborhood

Where you live should reflect your lifestyle. These questions will help you find the best community for you. Is it close to my favorite spots? Make a list of activities you engage in and stores you visit frequently. See how far you would have to travel from each neighborhood you’re considering to engage in your […]

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8 Easy Ways to Improve Your Credit

8 Easy Ways to Improve Your Credit

Credit scores play a big role in determining whether you’ll qualify for a loan and what your loan terms will be. So, keep your credit score high by doing the following: Check for errors in your credit report. Thanks to an act of Congress, you can download one free credit report each year at annualcreditreport.com. […]

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Location, Location, Location!

Importance of Location in Home Buying

When you are deciding to buy  a house, there about 101 things to consider… how many bedrooms do we need? Do we NEED a fenced yard or just really WANT one? Is this a ten year home or a fifty year home? With so many things to consider, it would be easy to get overwhelmed. […]

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Chester County visitors bureau launches facilities guide

The Chester County Conference and Visitors Bureau in partnership with 2010 Solutions has developed and released an online Meeting and Facilities Guide. This search tool will assist customers in finding event venues. Designed with the planner in mind, the online guide locates meeting sites, sports venues and even the ideal wedding location using criteria and […]

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Ideal weather attracts 1,300 for Kennett Run

2016 Kennett Run

KENNETT SQUARE >> A good indicator of the success of the Kennett Run is the attendance at the post-run party at Anson B. Nixon Park. Not only was the park jammed Saturday, people were dancing. “People were talking to one another, and the crowd was just fantastic,” said David Chopko, a board member of Kennett […]

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Coatesville children and organizations plant community garden

Coatesville Community Gardens

COATESVILLE >> Members of various organizations recently participated in a “Togetherhood” project to create a community garden. Brandywine Valley YMCA “Togetherhood” committee members worked with the Coatesville Police Department, the Bridge Academy and Community Center, Coatesville Youth Initiative, Harcum College in Coatesville and Giving Girls Guidance (known as G3), to plan and implement the community […]

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