It’s Friday November 16, the first day after the first snow of the year. Here’s what’s been going on around town.
There is so much happening in and around town it is easy to feel like you’re missing something. Here are some worthy reads to help keep you informed.
In a letter to parents sent last week, Superintendent Jim Scanlon applauded the changes to the state’s graduation requirements.
Modeled after Washington Square Park in Washington, D.C., West Chester’s Marshall Square Park is a place to enjoy the nature, history and local art while taking a break from busy lives.
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
Completely unverified incidents happening around town Multiple deer spotted in Everhart park near dark. One viewer spotted eight to ten, another three furry faces in the field facing Minor Street. The deer reportedly migrate down from Price Street and have been doing so for the last couple of years. Either way seems like a lot … Continue reading Scene and Heard
I was walking downtown the other day when I noticed a little sign. WalkWorks, it said. “What does that mean?” I wondered. So I did some digging and learned about a county and state-wide initiative to get us to live a little healthier just by walking. As luck would have it, I ran into a … Continue reading Pushing the Power of Walk
Round up of new development in West Chester New condos, townhouses and apartment buildings: Carriage homes on Dean Street. The future five luxury carriage homes that will live behind the Claude Raines Manor on Dean and Church Streets are being framed and marketed. Coming soon, their Zillow listing says, at a price tag of $659,900 Daily Local … Continue reading Here We Grow Again
Everhart Park Vibe: Home to 433 trees, a babbling stream and a litany of wildflowers, Everhart is a pretty park known to photographers the county over. It has served as the backdrop to countless family, engagement, wedding and group prom photos – but Everhart is more than a pretty face. On any given Sunday (or … Continue reading Everhart Park: A Picture Perfect Park
I noticed it a year or so ago, an article on a trend in libraries to let members borrow things that are not books or do things not related to reading. Then this winter Philadelphia Magazine did a story on it. Then as I was heading underground at the West Chester Public Library seeking out … Continue reading 9 Things You Can Do at the Library Besides Read