RSS Feed from The Southern Chester County Weeklies: http://www.southernchestercountyweeklies.com The latest news from The Southern Chester County Weeklies: http://www.southernchestercountyweeklies.com website: all stories http://www.southernchestercountyweeklies.com The Southern Chester County Weeklies Sat, 23 Aug 2014 15:47:33 -0400 60 <![CDATA[Win, lose or fun?]]> Stop by any local high school this week and you'll see the kids are back.

They aren't in the classrooms, but rater on the athletic fields getting ready for the fall sports season.

They're starting early because it's more important to prepare for the winning team than to get going with academics.

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Wed, 20 Aug 2014 15:50:20 -0400 2014-08-20T15:50:20-04:00 2014-08-20T15:50:21-04:00
<![CDATA[How you can end homelessness in our community]]> Last year, there were 3.5 million homeless people in the nation. And in Chester County, there are about 650 homeless, according to the latest Point in Time poll.

Want to know where you can find a homeless person locally to help out? Just visit Wal-Mart, or McDonald's, or even a church. They don't wear shirts proclaiming they are homeless.

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Mon, 28 Jul 2014 12:20:26 -0400 2014-07-28T12:20:26-04:00 2014-07-28T12:20:31-04:00
<![CDATA[A milkman returns]]> We acknowledge that the times have changed since the Daily Local News looked around and found itself in the latter stages of the 20th century.

We admit that the Brave New World we now find ourselves in affords us benefits that our friends from the 1950s and 1960s could not have imagined. Every time we turn on or desktop computers - or laptops, or tablets, or smartphones, or what have you - we have access to information and contact with people that would boggle the mind of our enighbors from that golden age.

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Mon, 07 Jul 2014 11:02:24 -0400 2014-07-07T11:02:24-04:00 2014-07-07T11:02:29-04:00
<![CDATA[Spring Brook Farm: How did it ever get this far?]]> I've been a journalist for 35 years. I've been to more municipal meetings than I care to remember. In the late 1980s, I was at a Parkesburg council meeting when a riot erupted after a citizen -- angry at the vote on a tax increase -- rose from his chair and threw punches at a counselor. Others in the audience started yelling and charged at the officials.

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Wed, 25 Jun 2014 08:27:18 -0400 2014-06-25T08:27:18-04:00 2014-06-25T10:26:20-04:00