While we continue to wait for a final decision from PennDot on the Borough’s plan to close Gay Street, I am happy to report the t-shirts that will help fund the initiative are now for sale.
While the official Park & Rec reopening plan posted to the West Chester website seems to be stuck in the yellow, last week hoops went back up and the caution tape encircling the playground equipment came down. Here’s the latest from the parks.
A surprise Borough Council resignation, lots of questions surround the School District’s fall reopening plan and West Chester playgrounds reopen – at your own risk. Plus, Bar Avalon gets a makeover and the best masks out there. Happy near Fourth everyone! Let’s get this party started.
As the Borough awaits PennDott approval of its plan to close Gay Street, the descent among Borough Council members boiled over this week leading Ward 7 Councilwoman Denise Polk to tender her resignation.
It’s officially summer. We’re officially in the green and this is officially one loaded issue. The latest updates on the Gay Street closure, Borough budget crisis leads to project cuts and are we going to be saying goodbye to the Mayor? Plus, where to get a summer slushie and get those library books back, fines resume Monday!
On Tuesday, five socially-distanced kids gathered in the sweltering summer heat of a borrowed backyard to begin a new series of backyard adventures. It’s part of the children’s summer organic gardening program hosted by the West Chester Green Team (and if you hurry, a few spots remain!)
West Chester University students have a return by date, organized sports practices get the okay to resume and the latest details on the Gay Street closing including, where you’ll go to the bathroom. We are heading out on vacation tomorrow but before we leave we have some catching up to do. Let’s get started!
Many area pools open this week, but with increased safety protections due to the ongoing pandemic. Here’s what you can expect when you get there.
Patios are now open and under the sunshine of the past weekend it was a beautiful site. However, even with restaurants squeezing tables wherever they can, space is limited. One option being floated is to close Gay Street from Matlack to Darlington Street to allow for more dining. Two weeks ago, Borough Council, voted to move forward with planning – now, it’s time to review the proposal.
Can you believe we made it to June? For a while there I didn’t think we’d ever leave March. It’s been quite a week, protests, National Guard troops and community solidarity. Plus, we say goodbye to a beloved principal, election results, graduations and oh yea, we’re in “yellow!” Grab a seat and let’s catch up.