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Philadelphia Union announce partnership to bring soccer program to Chester High School  Brotherly Game

After a 30-year hiatus, interscholastic soccer is returning to Chester High School thanks to a partnership between the Philadelphia Union, its foundation, Power ...

Check to see if you have a reunion coming up  The Delaware County Daily Times

Note: All reunion notices for events must be emailed to by Thursday at noon. We will not accept faxes or hard copies. All notices will ...

Obituary: Christine Webster  Greenwich Sentinel

It is with great sadness that the family of Christine Clark Webster announces her passing on May 17, 2019 in Greenwich, CT at the age of 101 ¾ years old.

Chester High principal enters ARD for police incident at school  The Delaware County Daily Times

MEDIA COURTHOUSE — Chester High School Interim Principal Pearl Cameron entered into the Accelerated Rehabilitative Disposition program Wednesday for ...

Check to see if your reunion has been scheduled  The Delaware County Daily Times

Note: All reunion notices for events must be emailed to by Thursday at noon. We will not accept faxes or hard copies. All notices will ...

Community: Celebrate the glory years of Chester High Hoops  The Delaware County Daily Times

CHESTER >> There are very few high schools in Pennsylvania that can claim the championship pedigree of the Chester Clippers.

Pennsylvania schools in need of overall improvement  Allentown Morning Call

The Pennsylvania Department of Education has released its lists of schools that need to improve and will receive additional funding to do so.

Chester High 1st day of school delayed to Thursday

There is an unexpected delay for the start of classes at Chester High School.

Convicted felon hired as vice principal of Chester High School

An Action News Exclusive investigation finds a convicted felon, accused of sex crimes and violent acts, hired by a local school district.

Philadelphia Union to fund soccer at Chester High School, expand outreach to local youth clubs  Brotherly Game

Chief Business Officer Tim McDermott also talked about plans for the stadium campus at Town Hall event on Thursday.

Fight at Chester High School under investigation

A family is demanding answers after a fight at Chester High School that was caught on video.

Chester High School football to get a new weight room courtesy of Philadelphia Eagles

The Philadelphia Eagles organization reached out, one underdog to another, and made a dream come true for one local high school team on Tuesday.

Chester High School student charged in school bus shooting

A Chester High School student has been arrested in connection with a shooting that left a student hospitalized.

Cheryl's Southern Style restaurant hits the big leagues  The Delaware County Daily Times

CHESTER — After 10 years, Cheryl Stevens' name is up in lights. Thanks to the Philadelphia Union and Roe Fabricators, Stevens' "Cheryl's Southern Style ...

Chester police captain to run for D.J. post  The Delaware County Daily Times

CHESTER — Chester Police Capt. Marilyn N. Lee announced a run for magisterial district judge with a campaign launch event Tuesday evening at Jacqueline's ...

Auto dealers 'Drive Away Cold,' donate new winter coats to Chester kids  The Delaware County Daily Times

CHESTER – A lot of Chester kids are going to be much warmer this winter, thanks to new coats donated by some friendly auto dealers.

Chester's Jahlil Beats brings home Grammy gold | News  The Delaware County Daily Times

CHESTER — In a city rife with accomplishments in music performance and production, Jahlil Beats became the first Chester native to bring home the industry's ...

Woman, 108, honored as Chester County's oldest resident | Local News  Daily Local News

WEST CHESTER — Surrounded by friends and family, Gertrude Faillaci was recently recognized on her 108th birthday at Barclay Friends Senior Living.

Chester basketball coach sues city, claiming police brutality  WHYY

An assistant basketball coach at Chester High School has filed a federal civil-rights lawsuit against Chester City and five police officers, claiming they wrongly ...

Check here to see if you have a reunion coming up  The Delaware County Daily Times

Sharon Hill High School Class of 1968: holds a 50th reunion from 6-10 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 13, at the Concordville Inn. For information and an invitation, contact ...

Check to see if your reunion is scheduled  The Delaware County Daily Times

Archbishop Prendergast High School Class of 1963: is celebrating its 55th reunion Sept. 23, Noon-4 p,m. at The Veranda at TECA Newtown Square, 191 S.

Teen student killed amid violent day in Chester ID'd

CHESTER, Pa. (WPVI) -- Police have identified the 16-year-old student who was shot and killed on Friday, in one of four shooting incidents in the ...

Lampeter-Strasburg, Manheim Township among U.S. News' best high schools  LancasterOnline

For the first time in five years, there's a new top-ranked high school in Lancaster County.

Ousted Chester basketball coach's supporters demand his reinstatement  The Delaware County Daily Times

CHESTER >> The support for now-former Chester basketball coach Larry Yarbray is mounting as members of the community gathered at Holy Temple Holy ...

Toy gun prompts lockdown at Chester High School

Authorities say a toy gun prompted the temporary lockdown at Chester High School on Tuesday.

West Chester Christmas Parade will be bigger than ever this year  Daily Local News

WEST CHESTER—It's that time again—get ready to ring in the holiday season with the annual QVC West Chester Christmas Parade. This year is set to be the ...

Teachers work together to help underprivileged students | Local News |  Daily Local News

WEST CHESTER — Members of the West Chester Area Education Association (WCAEA) recently worked together to ensure economically disadvantaged ...

Roommate on night of alleged West Chester rape: 'It was a bad feeling'  Daily Local News

WEST CHESTER — One of the women who lived at a borough apartment that authorities contend was the scene of a rape involving a cadet at West Point and a.

Two West Chester juveniles arrested for throwing rocks at cars  Daily Local News

WEST CHESTER—Two West Chester juveniles have been arrested for throwing rocks at passing cars.

BIG SURPRISE: Chester police officer offers to cover prom expenses for high school senior  FOX 29 News Philadelphia

A student at Chester High School got a big surprise today when a Chester Police Officer surprised and offered to cover his prom expenses.

Drive-by victim identified as 15-year-old Chester High student  The Delaware County Daily Times

CHESTER >> A city youth killed Monday in a drive-by shooting has been identified as 15-year-old Ronald Lundy Jr., a student at Chester High School, ...

Auditor General: Chester Upland School District is in 'administrative chaos;' saddled with huge debt  Delco News Network

The Chester Upland School District is in “administrative chaos” said Pennsylvania Auditor General Eugene DePasquale, who Wednesday released an audit that ...

Chester Upland pleads for more funding for schools | News  The Delaware County Daily Times

CHESTER >> Gesturing to the shuttered Columbus Elementary School, which sits adjacent to Chester High School, Mayor Thaddeus Kirkland on Thursday ...

The taste of success  Chester County Press

Edie's Sweet and Savory Pastries is a bakery that does things the old-fashioned way.

Chester cops: 'Dangerous criminal' snagged in drug bust  Delco News Network

CHESTER >> A Marcus Hook man — described 18 years ago at his sentencing by a county judge for his role in an armed holdup of an undercover police officer.

Man arrested following stabbing at Ramsgate Apartments in West Chester  Daily Local News

WEST CHESTER—One West Chester man is in custody, and another hospitalized following a stabbing at a party at Ramsgate Apartments in West Chester, ...

Chester community loses activist Rev. Bernice Warren | Region  Delco News Network

Chester >> The Rev. Bernice Warren was known for being a strong-willed, truth-telling woman who strived to make the Chester community the best it could be.

2018 Year in Review, Part II: Curtain falls on slew of Delco icons  Delco News Network

As the curtain comes down on 2018, so did a slew of Delco iconic landmarks undergo some serious change.

Chester woman named new face of Ashley Stewart 2018 at star-studded NYC event  The Delaware County Daily Times

CHESTER – Tiffany Gosa-Flamer is on top of the world.

Class of 2014: Chester High School and STEM Academy  Delaware County Daily Times

Chester High School and the STEM Academy held its commencement exercise Friday evening at the high school's athletic fields.

2 men arrested for brazen Chester murder  WPVI-TV

One of the suspects is also facing charges for an encounter he had a with a Folcroft police officer while fleeing from the murder scene.

Class of 2018: Mayor Kirkland addresses Chester Community Charter grads  Delco News Network

CHESTER >> Mayor Thaddeus Kirkland Friday presented a stirring charge to 220 eighth-grade graduates of the Chester Community Charter School (CCCS), ...

5 Arrested In High School Fight Captured On Video  CBS Local

by Jericka Duncan, Elizabeth Hur. CHESTER, Pa., (CBS) – It's a story you saw first on 3 – A vicious beating inside a local high school and a cell phone camera ...

Teen Murdered at Start of Five Hours of Gunfire in Chester City  NBC 10 Philadelphia

On his way to Chester High School Friday morning, Zion Abdullah took a familiar route for kids who live west of Kerlin Street. The 16-year-old was cutting ...

Home construction in high gear at Sharpless Estate in West Goshen  Daily Local News

WEST GOSHEN—Developer William Reiser will tweak plans and add a clubhouse/community center to the senior section of the now-under-construction ...

Revealed: The best performing Cheshire schools at GCSE  Chester Chronicle

Wilmslow High School was the highest performing in the county for GCSE results, according to new data.

Pa. American Water acquires Municipal Sewer System in Chester County for $8.6 million  Daily Local News

SADSBURY TOWNSHIP—Pennsylvania American Water announced hat it has acquired the wastewater system assets of Sadsbury Township in Chester County ...

For prep football media, the road goes on forever  Chester News

In his 47 years as the radio play-by-play man of the Chester Cyclones, the late Carlisle Roddey saw it all. He smelled it all too. “We were doing a game at the old ...

Cheshire headteachers write to parents over school funding cuts  Chester Chronicle

Headteachers from schools throughout the Cheshire region have written letters to parents about the 'difficult choices' they are having to make due to a lack of ...

Malvern Pharmacy Owner Charles Kohlerman Passes At 81  Malvern, PA Patch

Charles Kohlerman, Pharmacy Owner, Passes At 81 - Malvern, PA - Charles Kohlerman was an avid Eagles fan, a yacht enthusiast, and local pharmacist.

Student from Westchester dies after suspected case of hazing at University of Buffalo  WABC-TV

A student from Westchester County has passed away after a suspected case of college hazing at the University of Buffalo.

F & M Building gets new life | Local News |  Daily Local News

WEST CHESTER—The Farmers and Mechanics Building has never looked so good. New life is being pumped into the structure. The building surrounding the ...

Police to conduct sobriety checkpoints this weekend in Chester County  Daily Local News

WEST GOSHEN—Sobriety checkpoints will be conducted in Chester County today through Sunday. The Chester County Impaired Driving Program will conduct ...

Investigator describes fatal 'cat-and-mouse' game in Chester County road rage case  The Mercury

west chester >> A witness to the “cat-and-mouse” interplay between a Delaware County man and a West Chester high school student that ended in the ...

Route 30 Bypass getting electronic safety signs | Local News  Daily Local News

COATESVILLE — Construction will begin in the next several weeks on a $5.8 million project to install Intelligent Transportation Systems on the Route 30 Bypass ...

Democrat Chrissy Houlahan wins historic Congressional race | News  Daily Local News

Democrat Chrissy Houlahan won election Tuesday to the newly created 6th Congressional District, an historic victory that rode along with a wave of victories ...

Police: 1 killed, 2 injured in Chester drive-by shooting

Chester police are investigating a drive by shooting that left a person dead and others injured.

4 arrested in murder of West Chester high school student  The Delaware County Daily Times

WEST CHESTER >> Four men have been arrested and charged in connection with the robbery and murder of a 17-year-old Henderson High School student, ...

The Pa. schools with the worst SAT scores

They have common denominators - poverty and crime chief among them. The schools that posted the 50 worst SAT scores in Pennsylvania share among ...

West Chester University professor still missing | News |  Daily Local News

WEST CHESTER — West Chester University professor Tom Short Jr. missed out on the turkey and cranberry sauce when he failed to show up at a family ...

Giant opens second beer and wine eatery in West Chester  Daily Local News

WEST CHESTER—Giant Food Stores on Thursday opened its 74th Beer & Wine Eatery in Pennsylvania at its West Chester store located at 698 Dowingtown ...

Former Chester star Eddie Swain to be inducted into Delco Athletes Hall  The Philadelphia Tribune

Eddie Swain played some outstanding basketball during his career at Chester High School. Swain will be recognized for his basketball prowess as one of the ...

Chester County Orphans' Court seeks guardian program volunteers  Daily Local News

WEST CHESTER — The Chester County Orphans' Court is seeking volunteers to serve county individuals who require guardianship — assisting the court in ...

Judge steps aside in West Goshen murder | National and World  Daily Local News

WEST CHESTER >> Next Wednesday will mark the one-year anniversary of the death of a West Goshen man at the hands of his neighbor, in what officials ...

Documentary telling 'A Chester Story' debuts on King's birthday  Delco News Network

CHESTER >> A documentary revolving around the life and times of the people of Chester, titled “A Chester Story” debuted Monday night to the ...

Gov. William Sproul, county native, revived roads, forests [The Scribbler]  LancasterOnline

Dear Dr. Scribblerwhiz: Would you consider writing about Pennsylvania Gov. William Cameron Sproul, Lancaster County native and nationally known (in his ...

'Stunning' amount of rain falling in Chester County  Daily Local News

“Hello, Muddah. Hello, Fadduh. Here I am at Camp Granada. Camp is very entertaining, and they say we'll have some fun if it stops raining.” Welcome to the ...

Jazz making comeback at Uptown! in West Chester  Daily Local News

WEST CHESTER—Uptown! Knauer Performing Arts Center welcomes back jazz musicians to an intimate stage and great listening room.

DCED secretary tours West Chester | Local News |  Daily Local News

WEST CHESTER—Although a group of county officials had a chance to again visit several well-known spots in the borough, Wednesday, they had the ...

William B. Gibbs Jr.'s fight for equal schools  San Diego Jewish World

By Jerry Klinger. Jerry Klinger. Wm. B. Gibbs Jr. ROCKVILLE, Maryland — One can live in a neighborhood and never know the Jewish story that was right in front ...

West Chester Charity Ball set Dec. 1 | Local News |  Daily Local News

WEST CHESTER — On Saturday, Dec. 1, from 6:30 p.m. until 11 p.m., Friends Association for the Care & Protection of Children invites guests to its 30th Annual ...

Audit: Many Pa. school bus drivers aren't meeting basic qualifications  WHYY

A statewide audit has found a number of school districts across Pennsylvania have employed bus drivers that should be banned from the job — and still more ...

Downingtown school board member Barbara 'Bobbi' Albright dies at 69  Daily Local News

DASD announced the sudden passing of Downingtown School Board member Barbara Albright, who was first elected in 2013.

Chester City records few murders amid drop in crime  WHYY

In 2018, Chester City was dubbed one the “murder capitals of America.” But crime is down, including the rate of homicides.

Teen Posts Death Threats, Racial Slurs Against High School Students on Instagram  NBC 10 Philadelphia

Students at West Chester East High School in Chester County were on high alert on September 11 after death threats and racial slurs aimed at freshmen were ...

Halloween treat is no new taxes for Chester County property owners  Daily Local News

WEST CHESTER — This treat is no trick, but it did take some hard work by Chester County officials to bring to life.

West Chester High School swim teams raise money for pediatric cancer research  Daily Local News

West Chester >> In a school district with three high schools, athletic competition can be fierce, but on Dec. 22, 2017, all three West Chester Area School District ...

West Chester High School Alumni Association award scholarships  Daily Local News

The West Chester High School Alumni Association has awarded 12 $1000 scholarships to four students from each of the three West Chester area high schools.

Springfield HS still top of the class in education  The Delaware County Daily Times

Springfield High School is once again the top public school in the county on state-issued assessment profiles to show student performance and growth in a ...

Check here to see if your reunion is coming up  The Delaware County Daily Times

Upper Darby High School Class of 1967: holds its 50th reunion at the Concordville Inn on Oct. 21. Cost is $70. For information, email

Three local scholar-athletes honored with Yoder awards  southern chester county weeklies

WEST CHESTER >> Avon Grove athletes Olivia Paoletti and Bryce De Muth along with Downingtown East's Bryce Lauletta received the second annual Richard ...

World-renowned kickboxer honored by hometown of Chester  Delco News Network

CHESTER >> The world champion had come home to be honored.

CCHOF: Former West Chester and Henderson basketball coach Jack McClellan made West Chester home  Daily Local News

WEST CHESTER >> Twice a year, former Coatesville coaching icon Ross Kershey vacations in Sarasota, Fla., and each time he would make the 15-mile drive ...

West Chester Businessman, Lifelong Resident Oscar Lasko Dies At 96

Oscar Lasko Passes At 96 - West Chester, PA - Oscar Lasko, a 96-year-old businessman at Lasko Products and lifelong borough resident, has passed away.

Local home improvement business sued for deceptive practices  Daily Local News

HARRISBURG — Pennsylvania Attorney General Josh Shapiro announced that the Attorney General's Bureau of Consumer Protection has filed a lawsuit ...

Former Chester High School basketball great Rondae Hollis-Jefferson declares for NBA draft after two seasons at Arizona

Hollis-Jefferson played two seasons at Arizona after winning two state championships at Chester.

Community Briefs: Student partners with local historian to enhance military education at Delco Veterans Memorial  The Delaware County Daily Times

NEWTOWN TOWNSHIP — Delaware County resident Gerald Gallagher, a military historian, librarian, and former director of the Philadelphia Police Museum, ...

Upper Darby residents, administrators discuss school safety | News  Delco News Network

UPPER DARBY >> An overview of current school safety practices and the potential to enhance them in the Upper Darby School District generated two hours of ...

Sports Notes: Pa. Sports Hall of Fame Delaware County Chapter inducts basketball legends  The Philadelphia Tribune

Pa. Sports Hall of Fame Del. County Chapter inducts basketball legends. Former Cheyney University teammates Eddie Swain and Leroy Eldridge will be ...

Chester County officials nab eight fugitives during May  Daily Local News

West Chester >> During May 2018, the Chester County Sheriff's Office Fugitive Apprehension Unit took seven fugitives into custody without incident.

'This system will destroy the city of Chester'  The Delaware County Daily Times

CHESTER >> A public hearing by the newly formed Stormwater Authority of the city of Chester voted unanimously to approve a monthly fee of $8.25 to be paid ...

Chester High School to open on Thursday | Region  Delco News Network

CHESTER >> Chester High School students will have two more days of summer this year, as school has been pushed back for ninth through 12th graders until ...

Eight injured in Chester weekend of gunfire | News |  The Delaware County Daily Times

CHESTER >> As investigations continued Monday into five separate shootings that left a total of five men and three women wounded during a bloody weekend ...

Man who robbed Westtown bank still at large  Daily Local News

WESTTOWN—Police are searching for a man who robbed a branch of he PNC Bank in the 1500 block of West Chester Pike in Westtown Saturday morning.

Chester woman launches frozen food line at Fare & Square | Business  The Delaware County Daily Times

CHESTER >> On two shelves in the Fare & Square's frozen food section, a trio of new items appeared last Friday, showcasing the culinary talents – and ...

Jim Balk Builds Basic Bridges with Baseball  Jewish Exponent

Behind the side door of Jim Balk's Broomall home is a dimly lit room littered with photos, newspaper clippings and other mementos dedicated mostly to his ...

Regal Builders receives feedback from residents about proposed development in Caln  Daily Local News

Regal Builders heard questions and concerns Tuesday about its proposed development of two apartment buildings and homes for the 55 plus community on ...

You can now call this Chester County detective 'doctor'  The Mercury

Chester County Detective Ben Martin, pictured with his father, former Chester County Detective Frank Martin, recently received his Ph.D. in leadership from ...

Ex-school security guard convicted of child sex assault  The Mercury

MEDIA COURTHOUSE >> A former Chester High School security guard has been convicted on charges of sexual assault and sexual abuse of a child.

Boy, 11, Wounded, Man Killed Overnight in Chester as City's Homicide Total Hits 20  NBC 10 Philadelphia

The shooting death of a man in Chester Saturday afternoon marked a grim tally: There have already been 20 homicides in the city of less than 40000, ...

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