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2,700 Students From Across Western Pa. To Attend Special ‘Hamilton’ Performance  CBS Pittsburgh

Follow KDKA-TV: Facebook | Twitter. PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — Nearly 3,000 high school students from across the region will get to attend a special performance ...



Cavalcade of Bands coming to Downingtown | Local News  Daily Local News

DOWNINGTOWN—Downingtown Music Parents Association is hosting the Cavalcade of Bands marching band competition at Kottmeyer Stadium on Saturday ...



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.



Annual Downingtown Christmas Parade set for Saturday | News  Daily Local News

The Downingtown Christmas Parade is set for Saturday.



Chester County native Zack Steffen reportedly heading to Manchester City  Brotherly Game

Downingtown native Zack Steffen is reportedly heading to Premier League giants Manchester City in a multi-million dollar deal. First reported by The Athletic's ...



Downingtown East Cougar Corp. donates to All 4 Paws Rescue  Daily Local News

UWCHLAN >> For eight years, Downingtown High School East's student-run business group, Cougar Corp., has been raising money and donating it to a local ...



Downingtown Robotics team advances to world championship | National and World  Daily Local News

Downingtown >> The Downingtown High School Robotics team has advanced to the world championship to be held later this month in Michigan following ...



Downingtown high school administrator placed on leave for spat with teen demonstrators  PhillyVoice.com

A dean at a Chester County high school was placed on administrative leave after video surfaced this week of a heated exchange with pro-life demonstrators on ...



Downingtown West track runner named Gatorade Runner of the Year  Daily Local News

DOWNINGTOWN >> The Gatorade Company recently named Aislinn Devlin as the Gatorade Pennsylvania Girls Cross Country Runner of the Year.



Former asst. principal filmed screaming at teen pro-life activists says he's been harassed  Philly.com

Zach Ruff says he doesn't remember much of what he said in April when he yelled and cursed at and mocked teen abortion protesters at Downingtown STEM ...



From high school teammates to Ivy rivals — Penn's Betley and Cornell's Warren ready to square off  The Daily Pennsylvanian

When Penn men's basketball (17-7, 7-1 Ivy) takes on Cornell (9-12, 3-5) on Saturday, the history between the two teams will go back much further than the ...



Downingtown names new athletic director | National and World  Daily Local News

EAST CALN – The Downingtown Area School Board Wednesday appointed a new athletic director to begin employment in July.



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 ...



15 local teachers district winners for 2018 Citadel Heart of Learning  southern chester county weeklies

Exton >> More than a dozen Chester County teachers were recently surprised at their school; each received the 2018 Citadel Heart of Learning Award.



Helm winds up storied career at Downingtown | Sports | dailylocal.com  Daily Local News

DOWNINGTOWN >> As a player, then a coach and finally an administrator, Jack Helm tackled everything that came his way with the edge and confidence of a ...



After daughter dies of drug overdose, father works to help others  Daily Local News

EAST MARLBOROUGH—A Kennett Square man would not be alive today if 23-year-old Kacie Rumford hadn't died of a drug overdose in her bedroom five ...



Nicholson, others remember legacy Immaculata legend Portland leaves behind  Daily Local News

DOWNINGTOWN >> The greatest high school scorer in Chester County history, Tina Nicholson, could have played college basketball anywhere back in the ...



'The Sound of Music' coming to Downingtown | National and World  Daily Local News

Downingtown West Music Theatre presents “The Sound of Music” April 5 to April 7. Performances of “The Sound of Music” will take place in the Downingtown ...



Former Downingtown star overcame adversity to hoist Lombardi Trophy  Daily Local News

DOWNINGTOWN – When Keith Carter plowed into the back of a car on his motorcycle in April of 2003, it was the type of devastating crash that would derail just.



2017 Downingtown Christmas Parade set for Saturday | National and World  Daily Local News

DOWNINGTOWN >> The Downingtown Good Neighbor Christmas announced it's proud to present its annual Christmas Parade this Saturday.



Downingtown East marching band ranks in Cavalcade of Bands competition  Daily Local News

ALLENTOWN >> The Downingtown East High School Blue and Gold Marching Band competed in Cavalcade of Bands Championships at J. Birney Crum ...



Netflix's 'American Vandal,' a phallus-focused true-crime parody, comes from a Philly guy  Philly.com

Netflix's latest hit series, American Vandal, is basically a thoughtfully presented four-hour joke about the male member. So, naturally, it came from a Philly guy.



Kershey name to live on at West Chester University  Daily Local News

WEST CHESTER >> It's been a decade and a half since Ramzee Stanton was an All-American at West Chester University, but the Coatesville native is still ...



Six Downingtown graduates inducted into Alumni Association's Hall of Fame  Daily Local News

DOWNINGTOWN >> Six Downingtown graduates were recently recognized as inductees into the Downingtown Area School District and Alumni Association's ...



Just call detective 'doctor' | National and World | dailylocal.com  Daily Local News

WEST CHESTER >> Members of law enforcement are known by a variety of honorifics. “Patrolman,” for one. “Officer,” for another. “Detective,” “Sergeant ...



National Merit Scholarship winners: 102 Pa. students make the list  York Daily Record

The list of 102 Pennsylvania students who won National Merit Scholarships includes kids from school districts across the state, including eight in the southcentral ...



Downingtown West student dies of complications from the flu  Daily Local News

DOWNINGTOWN >> Downingtown West High School senior Andrew Specht died Friday of complications from the flu.



Tens of thousands attend West Chester Christmas Parade  Daily Local News

WEST CHESTER — USA Today called QVC West Chester's Christmas celebration "one of the top-ten places to experience the arrival of Santa Claus during the ...



U.S. schools turn to new programs to warn teens of drug risks  Reuters

DOWNINGTOWN, Pa. (Reuters) - The desperate cry of a mother finding her 17-year-old son dead from a painkiller and another prescription drug instantly ...



Downingtown West Band wins at TaxSlayer Bowl  6abc.com

Congratulations to the Downingtown West Band! The band from Downingtown High School West won the Marching Band Field Competition for Class AAA in ...



102 Pa. National Merit Scholarship winners recognized: here's the list  PennLive.com

Merit Scholars each receive $2500 and were chosen from more than 15000 finalists.



Teamwork went beyond gridiron in coaching success for Belle Vernon native Dominick  Tribune-Review

As one of the most successful scholastic football coaches in Pennsylvania during a career spanning 28 years, Mike Dominick always emphasized preparation, ...



EDITORIAL: Home is where the heart is… but not where the Knights have been  Knight Crier

TOWAMENCIN- There are always great high school football stories that we hear about. The entire community gathers in one place to support their high school ...



Coatesville legends head new class of Chester County Sports Hall of Fame inductees  Daily Local News

COATESVILLE >> The only city in Chester County has a long, rich tradition in athletics, so it shouldn't surprise anyone that more than a third of the 2017 class of.



Not forgotten: He ran Very Best Weiner Shop in Pottstown  Reading Eagle Company

Christy Christ is remembered for running a friendly neighborhood hot dog establishment.



Fellow workers fondly remember deceased Marsh Creek teacher  Daily Local News

UWCHLAN >> Marsh Creek Sixth Grade Center math teacher Mike Getz, who died on July 27 at the age of 47, was a favorite teacher remembered for his ability ...



Kyle Lauletta Is Leading Downingtown East To History  CBS Local

By Joseph Santoliquito. Philadelphia, PA (CBS) — Kyle Lauletta keeps a private list in his head. It's an inventory of all the Division I schools that broke promises ...



As guest speaker, Davis hits a home run  Chester County Press

Ben Davis, the former major leaguer who serves as a broadcaster and color analyst of Philadelphia Phillies games, returned to Kennett Square on Saturday, Jan ...



Residents defend, decry suspended STEM administrator Zachary Ruff  Daily Local News

EAST CALN >> The public response at a school board meeting on Wednesday regarding the unknown fate of Downingtown STEM Academy administrator ...



Samuel W. Supplee, III | Obituaries  LancasterOnline

Samuel W. Supplee, III, 83, of Robert Fulton Highway, Peach Bottom, PA, died at his residence, surrounded by his family, on Saturday, October 20, 2018. He and ...



Hart Break: Man gets jail time as thefts from mother split family  Daily Local News

WEST CHESTER >> The reunion that the Hart brothers held this week was a long time coming, but it was not a joyous one.



100 Best High Schools In Pennsylvania - Is Your School On List?  Patch.com

Norristown, PA - New 2016 list: Niche.com collected test results, graduation rates, surveys and more to determine the best schools in PA and in the U.S.A..



| (VIDEO) River Hawks Win Penguin Cup; Ready Now for State Title  The Kittanning Paper

Last night was one for the history books as the Armstrong River Hawks hockey team shut out Quaker Valley 5-0 to win the Penguin Cup at the UPMC Lemieux ...



Downingtown Skatepark has ground-breaking | National and World  Daily Local News

DOWNINGTOWN >> Construction on the Downingtown Skatepark began Tuesday in Kerr Park, after more than five years of planning and fund-raising for the ...



'Pretty Little Liars' maybe wasn't set on the Main Line, after all  Philly.com

After the pilot, says producer, the hit teen mystery de-emphasized the show's Main Line roots in favor of a more generic small-town America.



Substitute teachers are the new endangered species  Philly.com

Those perfect spring Fridays - cerulean skies, temperatures in the 70s - are exactly the kind of days that Dan Nerelli has come to dread.



DHS Hall of Fame debuts with five inductees  The Times of Chester County

By Kathleen Brady Shea, Managing Editor, The Times. State Rep. Becky Corbin poses with Hall of Fame honoree Curt Schroder. State Rep. Becky Corbin (lelt) ...



Students | Lifestyle  Daily Local News

The names of nearly 1350 candidates for degree from the University of Kansas this fall have been announced by the University Registrar.



Drunk driver who killed two gets 18-36 years  Philly.com

In the mornings, Maggie Hannagan said, she wakes up the same way she went to sleep: crying. Often, nightmares wake her before the sun rises.



Top 50 high schools in Philadelphia, suburbs ranked by state's latest School Performance Profile scores  PhillyVoice.com

The state Department of Education last Thursday released 2016 School Performance Profile scores for all Pennsylvania schools.



New director of Mill at Anselma has big plans for historic site  The Mercury

WEST PIKELAND >> “See the large gears go round and round, Hear their soothing rumbling sound,” reads an interpretive sign at the Mill at Anselma. The mill's ...



Brother and Sister Killed, Driver Arrested After Pickup Truck Crashes Into Minivan  NBC 10 Philadelphia

A brother and sister were killed and a driver was charged with DUI after a pickup truck and a minivan collided Saturday night in Chester County.



Josh Maxwell defeats Josh Young for 74th District race  Daily Local News

Downingtown Mayor Josh Maxwell defeated Caln Commissioner Josh Young for the Democratic nomination for state representative in the newly created 74th ...



New Anti-Drug Programs Come To U.S. Schools  Huffington Post

By Laila Kearney DOWNINGTOWN, Pa., Feb 9 (Reuters) - The desperate cry of a mother finding her 17-year-old son dead from a painkiller and another p...



Jay Harris Football Scholarship Reportedly Revoked By Michigan State After His Rap Videos Appear  Huffington Post

This rapper is no longer a player. Jay Harris, a hotshot receiver from Downingtown High School East in Exton, Pa., saw his football scholarship revoked by ...



QVC Christmas Parade features Miss America, marching bands, antique vehicles  Daily Local News

West Chester >> Christmas may fall on Dec. 25 but the economic “gifts” from the QVC West Chester Christmas Parade mean hundreds of thousands of dollars ...



Revision to 2017 Best High Schools Rankings | Morse Code: Inside the College Rankings  U.S. News & World Report

U.S. News has revised the ranks of six public high schools.



9 Main Line Area Schools Named to Top 500 US High Schools  Mainline Today

Nine Main Line area schools were named to Newsweek's “America's Top High School's 2015,” an annual list of the 500 best public schools in the country, two of ...



First openly gay person in Pa. General Assembly concerned about Trump presidency  Central Penn Business Journal

Before he was a lawyer or a lawmaker, Brian Sims was a standout athlete. The son of two now-retired lieutenant colonels in the U.S. Army, Sims lived in 17 ...



Eight players and one coach heading into the Kennett Old Timers Baseball Hall of Fame  Chester County Press

Baseball has a long and rich history in Chester County, and each year the Kennett Old Timers Baseball Association honors those local players who have shined ...



A team means family  The Daily Pennsylvanian

On Oct. 8, 2005, all that Penn football player Greg Ambrogi had to worry about was a slippery Franklin Field turf, and even that was working out in his favor.



Comcast Awards $187,000 In Scholarships To 178 Pennsylvania High School Seniors  PR Newswire

HARRISBURG, Pa., June 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Comcast Foundation, founded in 1999 to provide charitable support to its local communities and to ...



Hatboro-Horsham directors announce new administrators | News  Montgomery Newspapers

With the district's superintendent and an assistant superintendent stepping down, the Hatboro-Horsham School District approved a number of new ...



Owen J. Roberts High School ranked in top 500 nationally  The Mercury

SOUTH COVENTRY >> Owen J. Roberts High School has gotten some good news that will get the school year off to a positive start when doors open next week.



Wissahickon High School band among 18 chosen for QVC West Chester Christmas Parade  Montgomery Newspapers

AMBLER >> Members of the Wissahickon High School Marching Band were decked out in Christmas lights Dec. 1, practicing their performance in the high ...



Hitting a winning note  Blinq

From a field of 6000, a Chester County teen is one of 75 singing contestants vying for a chance to make the semi-finals of the Avon Voices competition.



Perry County Times Obituaries - August 26, 2017  PennLive.com

GERALDINE A. BORNMAN Geraldine "Jerry Ann" Bornman, 86, of Ellabell, Ga., formerly of Enola, died Saturday, Aug. 12, 2017. She was born May 18, 1931.



Comcast Awards $184,000 in Scholarships to Pennsylvania High School Seniors  PR Newswire

HARRISBURG, Pa., May 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Comcast Foundation, founded in 1999 to provide charitable support to its local communities and to ...



Tredyffrin swears in new police officer | News  Main Line

Tredyffrin officials swore in the newest member of the police department Monday night when District Magisterial Judge Analisa Sondergaard administered the ...



Softball Coach Maria DiBernardi To Retire Following 2018 Season  Villanova University Official Athletic Site

VILLANOVA, Pa. - Villanova University Director of Athletics, Mark Jackson , announced today that head softball coach Maria DiBernardi will retire following the ...



PHOTOS: Top fan photos from around the country, Oct. 10-16  USA TODAY High School Sports

Here are the top national fan photos from our partners at ScoreStream. Make sure you post your team's best photo to ScoreStream and see if it makes the cut in ...



John Byford Named Women's Soccer Associate Head Coach  Temple University Athletics

PHILADELPHIA – John Byford, who has accumulated over a decade of head coaching experience at the collegiate level, has been named associate head ...



Cedar Cliff linemen Garrett Villar, Dylan Farrow added to final PSFCA East-West football game  PennLive.com

Cedar Cliff lineman Garrett Villar poses with his brothers Riley and Colten Merritt at Harrisburg International Airport. The Colts were preparing to board a flight to ...



Alec Y. Peabody and Lindsay Galczynski are engaged  The Philadelphia Tribune

The parents of Alec Y. Peabody and Lindsay Galczynski are pleased to announce the engagement of their children. Alec is the son of Emmett and Catherine ...



Backs, linemen dominate 17-man Duke recruiting class  WRALSportsFan.com

Seventeen student-athletes signed national letters of intent Wednesday making their commitment do David Cutcliffe's program official.



Wal-Mart launches management training academy at Hilltown store  Bucks County Courier Times

Wal-Mart held a graduation ceremony at its Hilltown store Tuesday to celebrate the first group of employees to complete its Wal-Mart Academy training program.



State rep. Brian Sims calls inquiry into speaking fees, travel a ‘clickbaitsmear attempt’  Metro.us

Philly never seems to run out of political corruption stories. But a gay state representative and rising political star recently in the news for receiving $53,000 in ...



Former Downingtown High East soccer player's lawsuit against coach over head injury dismissed  The Pennsylvania Record

PHILADELPHIA – A federal judge has dismissed an Upper Uwchlan couple's lawsuit filed against Downingtown High School East and its girls soccer coach ...



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