West Chester Weekly News Roundup

Updated: COVID-19 hits home – West Chester University is closed, West Chester Area School District schools are closed, and the Borough plans to issue a state of emergency. On a lighter note, the Public Arts Commission is planning to stencil chalk mouths around all the gum on the sidewalks. It’s about balance, people. Grab your favorite hand sanitizer and let’s get started! 

5 Good Reads

Sometimes when researching news for the Weekly Round Up, I come across an interesting local story that looks deeper at a topic. These stories are helpful in giving a fuller picture of what’s going on in town and in the world in general. Here are a few I particularly liked. (Hitting all the hot button issues in this one.) Enjoy.


Sometimes we get busy, and we miss things. Sometimes we get busy, and don’t have time to write things (cough, cough). And sometimes we just want to zone out and fall down the internet rabbit hole. This is for those times.