Sometimes when researching stories for the Weekly Round Up, I come across an interesting local story. Not really news, but helpful in giving you a fuller picture of what’s going on.
Pipelines, newsworthy demolition, the great social media outage of 2019 and the latest list of road closures. It’s been a busy week but first, how about that weather? Here’s what has people talking this week.
It’s Friday, March 1. The snow is back and schools are closed (again). Speaking of schools, WCASD recently joined a lawsuit against Sunoco and its pipeline. Plus, how much the flu is affecting West Chester and an enjoyable way to spend a day in town.
Hey, West Chester, I have a treat for you! Six local Instagram feeds you are going to want to follow. Happy Valentine’s Day!
As the last of the Mosteller Building is being hauled away from its home on Church and Gay Streets. We explore a park on the far catty-corner end of the Borough that still bears the retailer’s name.
What are you reading? I was scanning news items, when I came across this profile of an anonymous West Chester street artist. It didn’t fit in Roundup but it was too good not to share. Turns out it wasn’t the only one.
Story time at the West Chester library is a joy in its simplicity. Stories, rhymes, songs with hand motions and shaky eggs are all handled with a loving calmness that’s soothing to both parent and child. So it’s no wonder it’s hard as hell to get into. Every six week the library opens registration … Continue reading #1 Thing You Need to Know about West Chester Library Story Time
If you haven’t found a painted rock with an inspirational message lying randomly on a step or nestled under a tree, frankly, you have not been getting out enough. These colorful creations are part of the Kindness Rocks Project and they were popping up all over Chester County last summer and fall. The Kindness Rocks … Continue reading My Apologies to the Kindness Rock Movement
Grab a blanket, a chair, a picnic lunch and enjoy some music in the park this Sunday. Every year West Chester hosts its very own music festival, a local celebration of summer. The laid back festival has the feel of the another area. Maybe it’s all the tie-dye and crochet-embellished clothing for sale or maybe … Continue reading Come, Listen to the Music
Everything you need to know about hosting a party in West Chester I love the idea of throwing a party – the mental image of all my closest friends and family, neighbors, mingling and laughing. The execution, well that’s another story. So many moving pieces and it’s not always easy to find the help (or … Continue reading How to Throw a Party