Fifty years ago, it was 1973. You would have probably been reading this in the newspaper while wearing a pair of bell bottoms – and you may have started worrying about the loss of our natural habitats to development. Such was the case with WCU students Bradley Gottfried and Dave Fluri.
Welcome to West Chester fall activities where pumpkins, festivals, beer, and ghosts, oh so many ghosts, take over. To help you get ahead of the game, here's a roundup of events happening in the area over the next couple of months sorted by date.
The Domestic Violence Center of Chester County has been in operation since 1976. Since that time they have been on the frontlines of domestic violence in the county. Next week they are hosting a powerful talk with domestic abuse survivor and new West Chester resident Alisa Mathewson.
It’s Residential Parking Permit time - or Shark Week as it’s known in the Borough of West Chester. I talk with the new parking director on a series of program changes she has in mind - some are bound to be hugely popular, others not so much so.
Since ending its camp program in 2019, West Chester has struggled to figure out how to offer residents a summer option for its kids. This year, low attendance forced operators to cancel the program and parents scrambling for last-minute childcare coverage.
For the last three years, West Chester has in some way honored Juneteenth but while the passion was there the presentation was at times disjointed. So last year the parties all came together and agreed on a cohesive program around the theme, “Journeying Toward Freedom.”