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Former Downingtown West officer accused of having sexual relationship with student  KYW Newsradio 1060

DOWNINGTOWN, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — A 44-year-old former Downingtown police officer has been charged with having an inappropriate relationship with a ...



Family of teen suicide victim upset after school excludes her in yearbook  WPVI-TV

14-year-old Rose Rondinelli was a true light for her family, always smiling and making others laugh. Sadly, just a few months ago, she lost her life.



Douglas A. "Doug" Habecker | Obituaries  LancasterOnline

Douglas A. "Doug" Habecker, 69, of Providence Township, formerly of Chester County, passed away on Monday, August 26, 2019 at his home. He was the ...



2019 Best Public High Schools in Philadelphia's Western Suburbs  Mainline Today

U.S. News and World Report recently released its 2019 Best High School rankings, and, once again, Main Line and western suburbs schools were ranked ...



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 ...



Downingtown-Thorndale Chamber of Commerce forms new Business and Education Council  Daily Local News

DOWNINGTOWN—Downingtown-Thorndale Regional Chamber of Commerce announced the formation of a new Business and Education Council.



Downingtown School Resource Officer Arrested for Corruption of Minors  MyChesCo

DOWNINGTOWN, PA — The Chester County District Attorney's Office and Downingtown Police Department announced the arrest of Stefanie Dunne for the ...



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.



Downingtown's 3 high schools rank on most challenging programs in U.S.  Daily Local News

DOWNINGTOWN >> Downingtown's three high schools - STEM Academy, Downingtown West High School and Downingtown East High School - all appear on ...



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

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



Chester Co. Man, Talented Carpenter, Woodworker, Passes At 34  West Chester, PA Patch

Chesco Man Passes At 34 - West Chester, PA - Drew Martin also loved cars, music, and playing guitar, according to his obituary.



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.



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 ...



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  Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

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



Obituary: Michael J. Berquist / Assistant DA for Allegheny County  Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Michael Berquist devoted his life to making the world a better, safer place. The longtime assistant district attorney in Allegheny County built a career on ...



“Coaching Beyond the Game” Event Featuring Keynote Speaker Dick Vermeil  MyChesCo

DOWNINGTOWN, PA — Being a successful coach in 2019 is about more than measuring wins and losses. To help current and future coaches navigate these ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 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.



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 ...



4 Facts about Kelly Frey from WTAE  Earn The Necklace

Kelly Frey is one of the most adored and admired personalities at WTAE, ABC's Pittsburgh affiliate station. The news anchor on Channel 4 Action News has ...



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.



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.



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 ...



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 graduate honors coach with a scholarship in his name  Daily Local News

EAST CALN >> There is no greater gift a teacher can receive than to be remembered fondly by a former student.



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 ...



These are the best public high schools in Pennsylvania, according to Niche  PennLive.com

Stock photo from Pixabay. Compiled by Julia Hatmaker | jhatmaker@pennlive.com. Looking for the best public high school in the state? Niche.com's list of the ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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.



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.



Arrest made in fatal Willistown overdose | News | dailylocal.com  Daily Local News

WILLISTOWN — Three months after the fatal overdose death of a township man, Willistown investigators were able to bring criminal charges against the ...



Chesco Family Files Lawsuit Over Teen Girl’s Head Injury at Soccer Practice  CBS Local

By Brad Segall. DOWNINGTOWN, Pa. (CBS) — A Chester County family has filed a federal lawsuit in Philadelphia, alleging their daughter suffered a traumatic ...



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 ...



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..



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.



Manheim Township kicker Jack Rodenberger, 2 L-L League coaches to compete in Sunday's East/West game  LancasterOnline

Two kickoffs, four punts and an extra-point kick. That was the stat line for Jack Rodenberger the last time he played on the turf at Altoona's Mansion Park Stadium ...



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

Former Coatesville boys basketball head coach Jim “Scoogie” Smith was named Wednesday as a member of the 2017 class entering the Chester County Sports ...



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 ...



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.



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 ...



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 ...



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.



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 ...



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 ...



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) ...



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 ...



Tina Marie (Acker) Giangiacomo | Obituaries  LancasterOnline

Tina Marie (Acker) Giangiacomo, 58 of Reading, passed away, Thursday April 7, 2016 in Lancaster General Hospital. She was the wife of Michael Giangiacomo.



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.



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

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



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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.



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 ...



Siter-Garrison engagement | Lifestyle | dailylocal.com  Daily Local News

Gary and Susan Siter of West Bradford are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Jill Marie Siter, to Craig Garrison, son of Ronald Garrison of ...



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 ...



In Our Schools: Candace Steinhofer  Reading Eagle

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



Lower Dauphin's Adam Zeiders, Central Dauphin LB Steven McNeal added to PSFCA East-West game  PennLive.com

Zeiders and McNeal join a handful of Mid-Penn standouts who will play for Lower Dauphin coach Rob Klock in the all star event on May 3.



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 ...



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.



Man, 74, gets jail time for stealing from his mother  The Mercury

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



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 ...



The week in lehighvalleylive.com obituaries: 40 with local ties remembered  lehighvalleylive.com

The following loved ones, friends and neighbors died recently.



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.



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 ...



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, ...



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 ...



CD East's Quintin Smith, Bishop McDevitt's Brandon Stanback part of PSFCA East-West All-Star Football game  PennLive.com

CD East senior Quintin Smith starred on both sides of the football for the Panthers, who shared the Mid-Penn Commonwealth Division title in 2014. (PennLive ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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.



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 ...



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 ...



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.



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