I don’t know about you, but since being quarantined at home I find I am spending more time listening to podcasts. Life After Baby is a local parenting podcast focused on the parents rather than kids. Their motto is, “take care of yourself, so you can take better care of them.” Which is definitely an approach that resonates with me.
Gay Street closure moves to the planning phase, the new Zukin hotel gets the green light to begin construction, Wrong Crowd Brewery is coming to Hannum Ave and we are all going to yellow! It’s been a while, my friends, grab your cocktail to go, we’ve got a lot to talk about.
We knew it was coming. We had been briefed on the “unprecedented growth.” We knew that to accommodate that growth and fill the now-underway Greystone elementary, some kids were going to have to change schools. Now we know, which kids and which schools.
New details emerge about the plan to close Gay Street, including a map of street closures and how to handle an emergency. We also get a redistricting update and West Chester’s plan to limit single-use plastic takes a hit. It’s supposed to be gorgeous this weekend. Grab your phone and let’s catch up outside.
Borough Council considers a proposal to close Gay and Market Streets while, construction resumes at 44 West. Plus, graduation dates set for local seniors and downtown businesses get a payout. Moms and teachers, pour yourself a quarantini, it’s time to get started.
This week we begin to talk reopening, slowly. West Chester University makes marketing support free to businesses. While, many residents cope with power outages. Fortunately your West Chester roundup is mobile friendly. Let’s get this party started.
Borough financials take another hit, West Chester Area School District finally gets some good news (and some money) and the town pulls together to do some serious fundraising for local food banks. While, coronavirus deaths in the Borough increase five fold, reminding us all we are still very much in this.
Latest on COVID-19 including: the first week of online learning, a new batch of tests for Chester Hospital – calling it a “game changer” – and WCU extends its closure of in-person classes through the summer. Plus, how to give back and Levante gives us a reason to celebrate. It’s not all cloudy (or cumbersome.) Let’s get started.
West Chester Area School District’s plan to save $2.3 million a year – and all they have to do is write a letter. Plus, new parking restrictions, the Borough Summer Program is finally(!) complete, and a local institution gets a second chance 10-months after it was forced to closed. Ready? Let’s get started.
West Chester State Senator Andy Dinniman announces he will not seek re-election. Plus, the latest on the Borough summer camp program, Toll Brothers have a new proposal for Crebilly Farms and is the West Chester Bike Race moving to September? It’s Valentine’s Day. Grab a candy heart and let’s get started.