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9 hrs ago | WFMJ-TV Youngstown

Move of barbershop owner slaying trial sought

A defense attorney says the trial of a man charged in the murder of a southeastern Pennsylvania barbershop owner almost eight years ago should be moved or a jury brought in from another county because of news coverage of the case.


9 hrs ago |

Art Watch: Dual Show, times two

The Fall line-up for Gallery shows is heating up with September's First Friday openings for new shows this Friday, September 5th all over Chester County.


Related Topix: Exton, PA, West Chester, PA, Kennett Square, PA

13 hrs ago |

Dinniman invites comment on new stations

WEST CHESTER As officials make major decisions over the next few years about the five new train stations planned for Chester County, residents can go to the website of State Sen. Andy Dinniman with questions about timelines, improvements and potential economic opportunities.


Related Topix: Exton, PA, Coatesville, PA, Downingtown, PA, Parkesburg, PA

17 hrs ago |

Mushrooms have deep roots in Pa. demographics and history

More than a century after a Quaker florist spread spores he imported from England beneath greenhouse benches and sparked mushroom farming in southern Chester County, cultivation of the fertile fungi is a $500 million industry that still provides jobs for hard-working immigrants.


Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, Kennett Square, PA, Immigration Reform, Allegheny College

Mon Sep 01, 2014

Revel's final countdown saddens fans

As the final guests checked out of the Revel Casino Hotel Monday morning, some said they were convinced that the $2.4-billion bankrupt property would reopen under a new owner.


Related Topix: Economics News, Bankruptcy

Sat Aug 30, 2014

Main Line Health Partners with PennDOT and State and Local...

With the Labor Day Weekend approaching, on August 27, Main Line Health hosted an impaired driving media event in Paoli Hospital's Emergency Department.


Related Topix: Bryn Mawr, PA, Trooper, PA, Paoli, PA

Fri Aug 29, 2014

Nighttime Lane Closures Set for 202

Nighttime travel restrictions are scheduled next week on U.S. Route 202 in East Whiteland Township, Chester County, for concrete paving and median construction, the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation said Friday.


Related Topix: Worcester, PA

Run to Support Your Watershed

The Run for Green Valleys is Saturday September 6, 2014, starting at the beautiful Welkinweir estate in Pottstown.


Related Topix: Pottstown, PA

University of Valley Forge, Phillies CEO takes a leave of absence: headlines across Pa.

Valley Forge Christian College in Chester County is now the University of Valley Forge.


Related Topix: Valley Forge Christian College

Thu Aug 28, 2014

CBS Local

Police Investigate Sexual Assault In Caln Township

A Chester County community is on alert after police say a 16-year-old was sexually assaulted near a school.


Related Topix: Kids, Family

Cops: Teen drowned in Chesco reservoir

A 17-year-old boy drowned Thursday night while reportedly attempting to retrieve a soccer ball out of a recreational reservoir in Chester County, police said.


Related Topix: Kennett Square, PA

Hogan: police to battle aggressive driving

Coatesville police will be just one of many agencies in Chester County on the look out for aggressive driving on local roadways, District Attorney Tom Hogan announced Thursday.


Related Topix: Coatesville, PA, West Goshen, PA, Westtown, PA

Wed Aug 27, 2014

Jay Ansill and Christopher Colucci Performs Tonight at People's Light

People's Light & Theatre presents a free one-night only classical concert tonight, August 28 at 7:30 pm on the Steinbright Stage.


Related Topix: Classical, Satie, Bach, Theater, Arts

WFMZ-TV Allentown

Chester Co - US-30 Rt 252 Intersection Improvements

The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation announced that construction will begin Thursday, Sept.


Tue Aug 26, 2014


Man charged with July 2013 arson near Downingtown

A 29-year-old Lancaster County man has been arrested for setting a Chester County building on fire and spray-painting it with racist graffiti more than a year ago.


Related Topix: Downingtown, PA, Lancaster County, PA

Warrant Arrest, Harassment: Recent Police Reports

The following information was supplied by the Tredyffrin Township Police Department.


Related Topix: Paoli, PA

Rt. 52 roundabout faces delay

Representatives from the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation came to the recent township Board of Supervisors' meeting to offer their explanation in response to reports of a work stoppage at the Route 52, Lenape-Unionville and Wawaset Road roundabout construction site.


Related Topix: Unionville, PA

Business Journal

Helicopter firm gets $2.5M grant to build tunnel to ChesCo airport

Sikorsky Global Helicopters will receive a $2.5 million state grant to build a tunnel under Washington Lane in Coatesville, Pa., that will connect its facility with Chester County Airport.


Related Topix: Coatesville, PA

Mon Aug 25, 2014

Wall Street Journal


The finest in "old world" craftsmanship & elegant, modern design captures the light & beauty of nature in one of Chester County's finest locations.


Related Topix: Home Listing, Home, Chadds Ford, PA

In scandal's aftermath, Coatesville school district has some defenders

Last month, Joshua Mensah shared a meal with some of his soon-to-be Cornell University classmates from the Philadelphia area.


Related Topix: Coatesville, PA, Education Etc., Cornell University