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It's Your Move  The Philadelphia Citizen

A new campaign for teens—and by teens—aims to stop prescription opioid misuse. Keep reading to find out more about how kids are helping.



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.



2 Downingtown schools earn Title 1 Distinguished Schools | News  Daily Local News

The Downingtown Area School District announced that the Pennsylvania Department of Education – Division of Federal Programs has named both Bradford ...



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

A deal worth about $9 million is reportedly being finalized.



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 ...



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 ...



Downingtown assistant principal on leave after ranting at two teen abortion protesters  Philly.com

An assistant principal at the prestigious Downingtown STEM Academy has been placed on paid leave after being video-recorded cursing at two teenage ...



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 ...



Axe-throwing craze comes to West Chester area  Daily Local News

WEST GOSHEN—Jason Gomez of Downingtown couldn't find a pool table in a restaurant or bar in West Chester, so he started his own “axe throwing ...



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 ...



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 ...



Downingtown assistant principal who cursed at teen abortion protesters resigns  Philly.com

Zach Ruff, the Downingtown assistant principal who was videotaped cursing at and berating teen abortion protesters outside Downingtown STEM Academy, ...



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.



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.



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.



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.



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.



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.



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 ...



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.



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



D-West's Milano gets Hall call | Sports | dailylocal.com  Daily Local News

DOWNINGTOWN >> One of the most successful and innovative head football coaches in the state is being inducted into the Pennsylvania Football Coaches ...



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.



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 ...



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 ...



| (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 ...



Author's secret: Why 'Pretty Little Liars' has local flavor  Philly.com

The "Wawa" reference was a giveaway, and astute viewers have picked up on some of the other similarities between the fictional Rosewood school in the Pretty ...



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 ...



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 ...



Patricia Ann Piersol Pacinelli | Obituaries  LancasterOnline

Patricia Ann Piersol Pacinelli, 84, passed away May 15, 2018 at Willow Valley Communities, Lancaster, PA. She was born in West Chester, PA to the late J.



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 ...



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 ...



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..



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 ...



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.



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.



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.



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.



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) ...



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

I'd be lying if I said I knew much about Pretty Little Liars, which will end its seven-season run on June 27 with my not having seen an entire episode since ...



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 ...



Coatesville's new athletic director promises integrity | National and World  Daily Local News

CALN – Coatesville Area School Board members recently appointed the dean of students at Downingtown West High School to be Coatesville's new high ...



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 ...



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.



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 ...



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

After the online release of the 2017 U.S. News Best High Schools rankings on April 25, it became evident that there were errors in the rankings of a small ...



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 ...



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...



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 ...



New Uwchlan police chief sworn in | News | pottsmerc.com  The Mercury

UWCHLAN >> Lt. Scott Alexander said he never strayed once from walking the path of a law enforcement officer, and on Monday night, the board of supervisors ...



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.



Dunbar native Kershey to inducted into Pa. Track & Field Hall of Fame  Uniontown Herald Standard

Dunbar native Ross Kershey has been inducted into four different Hall of Fames and he'll make it five later this month when the Pennsylvania Track and Field ...



In Our Schools: Candace Steinhofer  Reading Eagle

Kindergarten teacher, Brecknock Elementary, Gov. Mifflin School District.



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.



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 ...



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 ...



Philadelphia University to take on Thomas Jefferson University's name after merger  PhillyVoice.com

The two schools announced in December 2015 that they would merge together to create "a new university" that focused on health, science, architecture, design, ...



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.



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 ...



Specialist joins the Penn State extension team  PennLive.com

AN EXTENDED WELCOME -- Elizabeth "Liz" Bosak is the new addition to the staff at the Penn State Extension Office where she will provide Field and Forage ...



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.



Wal-Mart launches management training academy at Hilltown store  The Intelligencer

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.



Who are the charged frat brothers?  Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

The eight Penn State students now are lost in what will likely be harsh, uncertain waters for months -- if not years -- to come.



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



The decades of Ellen Horan  Reading Eagle

The outgoing president and CEO of the Greater Reading Chamber of Commerce & Industry has pursued and acquired a new career challenge every 10 years.



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 ...



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 ...



Jillian Tait Didn’t Always Hate Her Son, Says Her Facebook Page  Philadelphia Magazine

Prosecutors have charged Jillian Tait with torturing and killing her own son. Photos from her Facebook page suggest she wasn't always a monster.



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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