Last week a Pandemic-era boost to SNAP ended in Pennslyvania. Under the measure, qualifying households received extra money to spend on food. There is real concern about ending the program while food prices remain high - a look at the situation here.
West Chester Summer Swim Guide 2023
We are about to embark on a new pool adventure. After years as members of the YMCA outdoor pool, we have decided to break off and try something new, or rather, something old. Goodbye waterpark. It’s back to basics. A pool, some grills, and a basketball hoop, but I am hoping the opportunity to run around with friends (and the peace that comes from fully-entertained kids) will more than make up for it. Need a place to dip your toes this summer? Here are your options.
Follow Your Heart: Local Broadcaster Changes Focus After Finding Herself Squashed Between Life and Dreams
West Chester native Amy Schneider knew from an early age she wanted to be a tv newscaster. What she didn't know was that was all she would have time to do. “It’s a really great job for a certain chapter in your life,” she said. A change was imminent but where do you go after you reach your dreams?
The Christmas Parade is back – and so is everything else! The 2022 West Chester Holiday Event List
After nearly three years, the West Chester Christmas Parade is back and ready to take its place as the rightful start to the West Chester Christmas season. Then again, so is everything else. If you were feeling a little Grinch-y this year you may want to take your headset elsewhere because West Chester is going straight-up Whoville.
West Chester Weekly News Roundup: July 15, 2022
Rising food prices aren't just making the weekly shopping trip a bigger nuisance than usual they are having a very real impact on our community. I spoke with several local nonprofits to learn just how bad things have gotten. Plus, a new children's business fair aims to inspire the next generation, and fresh-made sticky buns coming to the borough? Yes, please. Who's ready? Let's catch up.
West Chester Weekly News Roundup: July 8, 2022
Hello, West Chester, I hope you had a happy 4th - and I hope it didn't end at Saucey's pizza. Restaurant Inspection reports are out for June and there are some (very) concerning findings at a couple of borough locations. Plus, West Chester's new $180,000 rain garden project and a doggie ice cream parlor is coming to town. Time to start planning that "Gotcha Day" party. Who's ready? Let's catch up.