West Chester still under snow emergency

West Chester Borough snow emergency will remain in effect until 8 a.m. on Monday, Jan. 25. This will allow the borough to continue its snow clearing and removal with minimal interference. Snow removal operations will continue overnight Sunday, a press release said. The borough prioritizes snow removal operations based up public safety needs, impact on community facilities and resources, and traffic volume. In addition, a…

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U-CF schools still set to open Monday- Updated: Schools closed

UPDATED: U-CF schools will be closed Monday, Jan. 25. John Sanville said in a broadcast phone message that despite long hours, there's no way the custodial crews can have the buildings ready. The snow has passed, but a decision still has to be made. Unionville-Chadds Ford School District Superintendent John Sanville said district schools are still scheduled to open Monday, Jan. 25, but a final…

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Officials: Dig in and shovel, avoid driving

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Emergency officials are urging residents not to let the sunny skies deceive them: Many roads remain dangerous for travel. They are advising people to stay home for another day, if possible.

Updated at 6:30 p.m. with snow emergency extensions The big dig-out has begun. Emergency officials in Chester County put the area’s total snow accumulation at 25 inches – and higher with snowdrifts. The National Weather Service lifted the region’s blizzard warning at 12:24 a.m. on Sunday, Jan. 24. Many roads in the region continue to be snow-covered, and police are urging people not to venture…

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Arboretum announces $1.2M groundbreaking

Update: Event is cancelled due to weather and will be rescheduled. Groundbreaking for Tyler Arboretum’s ambitious $1.2 million project to renovate its historic, 19th-century barn will take place this week. Once completed, the renovations, which will begin on Wednesday, Jan. 27, will expand the arboretum’s ability to give back to the community through its enhanced capacity to host educational and social events, an arboretum press…

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