Chester County gymnasts turn dog walking on its ear to benefit regional charities

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Chester County teens from GymOlympic Sports Academy Gymnastics Team in Exton kicked off the third annual National Dog Show Charity Walk at Wilson Park in Tredyffrin Sunday by walking on their hands while walking their dogs, the leashes attached to the gymnasts’ ankles. The gymnasts have been practicing their feat since summertime. After showing off […]

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Wegmans starts selling wine in Downingtown

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EAST CALN >> Wegmans’ employees and state representatives who have been pushing for it popped the cork Friday on private wine sales at the popular Downingtown area supermarket. The supermarket is one of the early Wegmans in Pennsylvania to begin selling wine but all 17 will soon follow suit, store manager Kurt Husebo said in […]

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Stetson Middle School and Peirce Middle School students join forces to raise money for Breast Cancer research

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Stetson Middle School and Peirce Middle School students recently joined forces and raised more than $14,000 for Unite For HER! Now in its 6th year, the annual fundraising initiative has raised more than $30,000 in total and culminates each year with a football game where the students wear pink shirts, socks, and wristbands in support […]

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Rustin High student selected to perform in National Honors Choir

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Rustin High School junior Emily Damasco recently returned to West Chester after performing with the National Honors Choir from Nov. 10-13 in Texas. Damasco, a soprano, was selected to sing in the 2016 National Association for Music Educators’ National Honors Choir after completing several successful auditions at the local, regional, and state level this past […]

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Coatesville school district members help families in need during Thanksgiving

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COATESVILLE >> Members from the Coatesville Area School District gave back to students and their families in need as a way of expressing their thankfulness for the students. Coatesville school board members, administrators and staff spent a portion of the day before Thanksgiving visiting school families as part of a new “Thanks-visiting” tradition. For the […]

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Downingtown School Board and teachers agree to a three-year contract

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AST CALN >> The Downingtown Area School District board members and the Downingtown Area Education Association on Thursday reached an early agreement on a new three-year contract. The school board unanimously approved the agreement at a special board meeting on Thursday. The current contract expires on Aug. 31, 2017. “Negotiating this new contract with the […]

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