YMCAs announce merger, fee waiver

Later this week, two area YMCA organizations will officially unite to form YMCA of Greater Brandywine, and to celebrate the merger, all branches of YMCA of Greater Brandywine will waive the joiner fee for any new members who join the Y during the month of January.    The Jan. 1 merger unites almost all of Chester County under one YMCA organization, serving more than 80,000…

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County agencies 
help residents weather winter storms

Weather forecasters are calling for below-normal temperatures and above-normal snowfall this winter, so Delaware County Council wants residents to be prepared for snow, sleet or freezing conditions. At the December Council meeting, County Councilwoman Colleen Morrone reminded residents that various county agencies offer additional supports to the homeless, elderly and vulnerable residents when “Code Blue” conditions take place during winter months. When temperatures drop below…

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help residents weather winter storms

Tips for making resolutions realistic

Mindful that residents make resolutions each New Year’s that are routinely hard to achieve, the Chester County Health Department recommends the following eight goals — attainable with the right approach. LOSE WEIGHT The fact that this is one of the most popular resolutions suggests just how difficult it is to stay committed, but you can succeed if you don’t expect overnight success. Plan for bumps…

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