Where do you go to bike? We are fortunate to have a pretty safe path around our block and easy access to Everhart Park but these routes, while nice for the little ones, are limiting for everyone else. A couple of times a year we’ll head out to East Goshen Park or the Chester Valley … Continue reading Safe Bike Trails Through West Chester
The Borough has released its spring to do list. It’s got a few paving projects planned, a fairly substantial gas line replacement project, and yard waste collection begins again. Here’s what you need to know: Gas Line Improvements The gas line replacement project is actually a PECO project and will take place across roads, sidewalks, … Continue reading Spring Paving and Other Things Affecting Your Commute
There comes a time in every parent’s life when you have to register for youth soccer. This can be an intimidating process. The decision of which program to enroll your future scholarship winner could mean the difference between greatness and a shoe box full of participation ribbons. If you live in West Chester you have … Continue reading Welcome to Youth Soccer
Looking for an excuse to get outside? Have an activity – flag football, Frisbee golf, yoga – that requires more space than a Borough backyard allows? Check out one of West Chester’s many parks. Big, small, picnic, water, dog– West Chester has a park for you. Click on the links below to learn more about … Continue reading The 12 Parks of West Chester
Housing Growth Teaches WCASD a Lesson in Planning In case you missed it, this January the West Chester Area School district released its Capital Plan, or its 20 year look into the future, and it’s foreseeing a shortage of classrooms. According to the report, 7 out of 10 elementary schools in the district are already … Continue reading The Looming Classroom Shortage
Sharing and celebrating things uniquely West Chester The Easter Bunny Needs Help. Get in on a West Chester tradition and help stuff Easter eggs for the annual hunt in Everhart Park. This year’s event will take place on March 24 and is open to kids 2-9. The hunt starts at 10 a.m. sharp and ends … Continue reading Four Fun Things
It was recently decided in a 3-2 decision by the Pennsylvania Supreme Court that the state’s congressional map had been gerrymandered. Meaning the voting districts were drawn in a way that favors one party over the other, in this case, the Republicans. The first time I heard about gerrymandering it involved a Texas map that … Continue reading How We Got Gerrymandered
Signs of love from around the Borough.
Last night was an evening of meetings in and around West Chester. Here’s what you missed if you decided to snuggle in or cheer on coach, instead. Kindergarten 101 – The West Chester Area school district reviewed its new full day kindergarten program (2018 will be its second year) with parents of the borough’s five year-olds. … Continue reading Street Talk: All-Day Kindergarten, Daily Local Build & Rail Returned?
Update 11/20/2018: This route has been cancelled. Sorry, West Chester. Everything you need to know about the new West Chester route Now there is an affordable ($19/one way) and convenient (daily and direct) way to take a trip into the city (New York. Philadelphia remains a complicated mess of cars, buses and trains). The new bus … Continue reading The Skinny on the Bus from West Chester to New York City