Borough financials take another hit, West Chester Area School District finally gets some good news (and some money) and the town pulls together to do some serious fundraising for local food banks. While, coronavirus deaths in the Borough increase five fold, reminding us all we are still very much in this.
Coronavirus has not hit its peak, the Borough of West Chester is nearly out of money, and I am nearly out of my COVID-19 wine stash, but we say hello to a new chief of police, furloughed employees get their benefits back and good news for the Everhart Park playground project. This week has some good to go with your bad as self-isolation rages on.
Latest on COVID-19 including: the first week of online learning, a new batch of tests for Chester Hospital – calling it a “game changer” – and WCU extends its closure of in-person classes through the summer. Plus, how to give back and Levante gives us a reason to celebrate. It’s not all cloudy (or cumbersome.) Let’s get started.
In response to COVID-19 all non-essential businesses have been ordered closed by the state, but that’s not keeping local businesses from helping you stay sane during the next couple of weeks. Here’s a quick recap of who’s open, who’s not, and who’s offering what.
West Chester Area School District’s plan to save $2.3 million a year – and all they have to do is write a letter. Plus, new parking restrictions, the Borough Summer Program is finally(!) complete, and a local institution gets a second chance 10-months after it was forced to closed. Ready? Let’s get started.
Get ready for spring with a new ice cream shop and an oyster bar (!), the Borough gets into the buy or lease debate, and finally something for all those fur-babies. Plus are sewer rates going up? And why living in West Chester could extend your life. Grab your beads. This one’s doozy.
West Chester State Senator Andy Dinniman announces he will not seek re-election. Plus, the latest on the Borough summer camp program, Toll Brothers have a new proposal for Crebilly Farms and is the West Chester Bike Race moving to September? It’s Valentine’s Day. Grab a candy heart and let’s get started.
We get our first look at the school redistricting plan. In all over 1000 West Chester Area School District students will be affected. Plus, West Chester’s path to 100 percent renewable energy and the list of West Chester priests “credibly accused” of sexual assault. You may want to sit down for this one.
The latest updates on the Borough Summer Camp program including when to register and the former home of Steak-Umm, steak slices, has a new owner. Plus, Super Bowl Sunday. Grab your wings and let’s get started.
We get our first look at Everhart’s new playground and answer the burning question, will it have a zipline? Plus, Chester County Hospital’s new patient tower opens Monday, a change to the Library’s regularly scheduled hours, pretty snow pics and the best burger in West Chester. Pull up a seat and let’s get started.