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8 hrs ago | UnionvilleTimes.com

Downingtown's Klim brings new music home

Things are looking up for Downingtown native singer-songwriter Kate Klim, who boasts a new marriage as well as a new album in the works.

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Related Topix: Downingtown, PA, Newtown Square, PA

Wed Apr 16, 2014

York Dispatch

Body found at Holtwood Dam identified as missing Hellam Twp. man

The Lancaster County Coroner has determined that the body found at Holtwood Dam Monday was that of Cody Wilkenson of Hellam Township.

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Related Topix: Holtwood, PA, Lancaster County, PA, Thorndale, PA

UnionvilleTimes.com

County gets state funds to fight West Nile

The Department of Environmental Protection announced on Tuesday, April 15, that 26 counties, including Chester, would receive a total of nearly $2.1 million in grants to control the West Nile virus, a DEP news release said.

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Related Topix: Health, West Nile Virus

UnionvilleTimes.com

Former Embreeville trooper gets promotion

After working his way up the ranks of the Pennsylvania State Police for more than two decades, a Chester County resident and former Embreeville trooper has been promoted to captain.

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Related Topix: Lancaster, PA, Philadelphia, PA

Tue Apr 15, 2014

CBS Local

New Numbers Show Which Philadelphia-Area Counties Have Most Texting While Driving Violations

New figures released by a legislative agency in Harrisburg show which counties in the Philadelphia area have the highest numbers of texting while driving violations.

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Related Topix: Harrisburg, PA, Philadelphia, PA, Montgomery County, PA

UnionvilleTimes.com

Chester County Art Association: 'Party in Our Park'

With assistance from its 2014 Philadelphia Flower Show installation, the Chester County Art Association will transform its grounds for the "Party in Our Park" fund-raiser.

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Related Topix: West Chester, PA

Tri-cityherald.com

Technical schools expanding to meet new needs

Dwight is a silken-haired shih tzu. Persing was anxiously shaving fur from the squirmy toy-breed canine at the Brandywine campus of the Technical College High School, run by the Chester County Intermediate Unit, taking another step toward a veterinary career.

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Related Topix: Family, Adolescents and Pre-Teens, Coatesville, PA, Education Etc.

Mon Apr 14, 2014

SFGate

Pennsylvania trooper acquitted of assault charge

A federal jury returned a not guilty verdict Monday in the trial of a state trooper accused of assaulting a suspect by stomping on his head as the man lay face-down and handcuffed on his kitchen floor.

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UnionvilleTimes.com

Unionville named top school district in Pa.

Unionville-Chadds Ford was named the state's top school district for 2014 by the Pittsburgh Business Times, one of eight Chester County schools recognized in the state's top 50. At least by one third-party measure, the Unionville-Chadds Ford School District is the top district in the entire commonwealth in 2014, according to rankings released by ... (more)

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Related Topix: Education Etc., Unionville, PA, Chadds Ford, PA, Upper St. Clair, PA

CBS Local

Serial DUI Offender Pleads Guilty In Death Of Chester County Man, Victim's Family Speaks Out

A Chester County man pleaded guilty Monday to a DUI crash that took the life of a 24-year-old man.

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Philly.com

West Chester man pleads guilty to homicide by vehicle; Chesco DA proposes stiffer sentences

Robert Landis had collected seven DUIs in the years before April, 26, 2013. That night, following a night of heavy drinking, he got behind the wheel again and pulled out in front a motorcycle being driven by Liam Crowley.

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law

GlobeSt.com

St.-Gobain Will Build New HQ in Malvern

Join us In White Plains, where we will be bringing you the top local players who matter to your business.

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Related Topix: Malvern, PA

UnionvilleTimes.com

Register of Wills will call on some residents

The Chester County Register of Wills Office wants to remind residents that it will accommodate those in need of assistance who can't travel to its West Chester office.

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Related Topix: West Chester, PA, Medicine, Nursing

Sat Apr 12, 2014

UnionvilleTimes.com

Victims' resilient spirits temper unimaginable pain

Members of a club no one would ever seek to join: That was how Chester County District Attorney Tom Hogan described the solemn crowd of about 200 that assembled at Central Presbyterian Church in Downingtown on Thursday evening, April 10. Unlike coveted country club, book, or sports groups, the alliance binding the gathering was a jarringly ... (more)

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Related Topix: Downingtown, PA, Coatesville, PA, Kennett Square, PA

CBS Local

Chester County School Unveils New Multimillion Dollar Science Center

The Westtown School in Chester County will take the wraps off its new multimillion dollar science center Saturday afternoon during a Science Day at its 600-acre campus just outside West Chester.

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Related Topix: West Chester, PA, Westtown, PA

Fri Apr 11, 2014

PennLive.com

Katie McGinty on state's brain drain, need for total gift ban on ...

Katie McGinty, the former Pennsylvania environmental protection secretary endorsed by former Vice President Al Gore, sat down with the PennLive editorial board Friday afternoon.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Allyson Schwartz, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Al Gore, Marijuana, Montgomery County, PA, Ed Rendell, US Governors

WPMT-TV York

Man gets green light to drive tractor across Pennsylvania for Wounded Warrior Project

A Chester County man is driving his tractor across the country to help support those who have defended our country.

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NJ.com

Allentown man ejected from school board meeting during spoken word poetry protest - VIDEO

Dejour Scott, 24, is thrown out of an Allentown School Board meeting as he recites a spoken word poem regarding the district's dropout rates.

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Related Topix: Allentown, PA, Arts, Poetry, Education Etc., Lehigh County, PA, Bethlehem, PA

Thu Apr 10, 2014

Patch.com

This Weekend: Safe Kid Presentation, Fun Run and More

A look at some events in and around T/E this weekend. Saturday, April 12: Keeping Kids Safe .

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Related Topix: Events

Philly.com

4 soft cheeses to look for this spring

Picture new grasses poking through soil, the first wildflowers sending out buds as thin as crepe paper.

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Related Topix: Life, Food, Cheese, Chester Springs, PA

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