Women’s suffrage mural unveiled

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Women's suffrage mural unveiled Sunday.

Despite the heavy rain on Sunday, elected officials, community leaders, and residents joined the Chester County Fund for Women and Girls, West Chester Public Arts Commission, and Zukin Properties to unveil the Women’s Suffrage Mural at 119 E. Market Street in West Chester, PA. The mural honors the 100th anniversary of the 19th Amendment, which granted many women the right to vote, and celebrates the…

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Mighty Writers awarded Longwood grant

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Sara Dickens-Trillo with boxes ready for distribution to the area's most vulnerable residents.

Mighty Writers, dedicated to teaching children to think clearly and write with clarity, was awarded a $75,000 grant from the Longwood Foundation of Chester County. The money will be used to fund education as well as distribute food and goods to families in need. "Because you can't think clearly when you are hungry," said Naomi Levecchia, Mighty Writers' Director of Development explaining the organization's expansion from…

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William C. Gamble of West Grove

William C. Gamble, 91, of West Grove, died of heart disease on Friday, Oct. 30. Born in 1929 in North Carolina, he graduated from Avon Grove High School in 1947 and married his high-school sweetheart, Anne Marie, in 1951. He served in the U.S. Army during the Korean conflict, assigned to the chemical warfare division. Mr. Gamble spent his entire career in the banking industry.…

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Where to vote

As if anyone needs reminding, there is an election tomorrow, Tuesday, Nov. 3. Polls in Pennsylvania are open for in-person voting from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. However, some polling locations moved. Chadds Ford Township residents will vote in Painters Crossing shopping center at the site of the former beer distributorship across the parking lot from Nudy’s restaurant. In Pennsbury Township, people who would normally…

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Adopt-a-Pet Nov. 2

The following animals are ready to be adopted from the Brandywine Valley SPCA in West Chester. Froggie (#73) Froggie came to the shelter as part of the recent 184 cat hoarding situation. She is still shy and unsure and is looking for that special household where she can receive unconditional love. A quiet home life and a gentle hand will allow her to let her…

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