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Today's News

  • Getting buff

    I don’t make a practice of lifting heavy things very often. When I was younger had more time to work out, I had some old gym shorts and a t-shirt I kept in my car to change into, so as not to stink up whatever clothes I was wearing. Over time, those workout clothes started to stink and, man, I hated doing laundry back then. The whole thing just got to be a hassle. Well, a fellow in Florida recently found an ingenious method to avoid that whole situation.

  • Craig benefits from NBA math

    Apparently, 45 days in the NBA aren’t exactly like 45 days on a calendar.

  • Teams vying for playoff positions heading into finales

    The regular season is now over for local basketball teams, but several Chester County squads will still be playing next week.

  • Cyclones roll over Griffins

    Chester Coach Sebastian Hopkins says that anything can happen in a rivalry. What happened Tuesday was a blowout.

    Chester was completely dominant in all phases as the Cyclones rolled to a 95-39 blowout victory over Fairfield Central.

  • More signing still to come

    Wednesday was National Signing Day for high school athletes, but it was really just the beginning of the signing period. Many schools, smaller programs especially actually don’t accelerate their recruiting process until they see which players remained unsigned by larger schools.

  • Erby signs with Rhode Island Rams

    It was only recently that Ethel Atkinson attended her first football game. On Wednesday she attended her first football scholarship signing ceremony.

    John Erby, a super versatile athlete who played multiple sports at Chester High and multiple positions on the football field signed with the University of Rhode Island.

  • Hardin catches on at Independence

    Quay Hardin possesses great hands and ball skills that allow him to catch everything within his reach. On Wednesday, he caught a big-time opportunity.

    Hardin, who put up eye-popping stats at Chester as a wide receiver and defensive back, signed to play football at Independence Community College in Kansas. After two years at the junior college, he will be able to transfer to a four-year school. He garnered a lot of interest on that front, including from some FBS programs.

  • Flu season is in full swing

    As doctor’s offices, urgent care centers and hospitals are seeing, flu season is active, with hospitalization rates close to what they were two years ago. Flu is one of the nation's leading causes of death, with roughly 24,000 people a year dying from flu and its complications. Latest figures released by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) show the flu hitting hard in all but seven states.

     

  • New Chamber board chair wants to "fill up Chester County's glass"

    The new chair of the Chester County Chamber of Commerce pledges to focus her energies on connecting with businesses and showing Chester County students all of the job and career opportunities there are waiting for them on the other side of the schoolhouse doors.

    Abby Brunson, a Global Career Development facilitator with the Chester County School District, took over the gavel from 2017 Board Chair Chris Winters at the Chester County Chamber’s Annual Banquet.

  • District wants to dispel referendum "myths"

    As the day of the voting for the school bond referendum gets closer, the Chester County School District is working to provide as much information to the public as they can about the referendum, which if passed, will authorize the school district to issue bonds up to $38 million for the construction of a new Career and Workforce Development Center and taking care of maintenance issues for almost every school in the district.