Archive for October 27th, 2014

Hoffman, Barrar point fingers

***UPDATED 5:08 p.m.*** Whitney Hoffman said state Rep. Stephen Barrar is too intimidated to debate her in public. Barrar responded by saying Hoffman’s comment reflects “phony outrage.” Hoffman is challenging Barrar in next week’s election while Barrar is the incumbent Republican vying for a 10th term as representative for the 160th Legislative District. In a press ...

 
 

Book time to help library win photo contest

Pocopson Elementary  School — one of nine regional schools in the running for a library-themed prize in the fourth annual MetroKids 2014 School Photo Contest - is hoping residents will book time to vote. MetroKids, a publication billed as a resource for parents, took a photo of a Pocopson student who loves librarian Eva Thomas and wants to win the contest. District ...

 

Promoting respect is aim of coaches’ training

The Sexual Violence Prevention Network of Chester County will host two Coaching Boys into Men training events in November, designed to provide athletic coaches with the resources needed to promote respectful behavior among their players. Two free training sessions will be held at the Chester County Government Services Center room 171, 601 Westtown Rd., West Chester, ...

 

Learn risks for diabetes and prevention

November is National Diabetes Awareness Month and the YMCA of the Brandywine Valley and YMCA of the Upper Main Line are encouraging residents to learn their risks for pre-diabetes and type 2 diabetes and to take preventive steps to potentially reduce their chances of developing the disease. Currently, one in three Americans —79 million people — has pre-diabetes, a ...