Communities

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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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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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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May 2016 Chester County Real Estate

Real Estate Market Performance May 2015 vs May 2016 Statistics include only Residential Sales. Commercial Sales and Rentals not included. # of Sales- How many homes sold? Sales Volume- What was the told of the sale price of all homes sold? Average Sales Price- What was the average price of all homes sold? Average Property Marketing Period- How […]

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In Kennett Square, Latinos will finally get a real say

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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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