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West Chester Rehabilitation and Healthcare Center residents train to support other residents

April 14, 2024

ABOVE PHOTO: Graduates of the PEER training program at the West Chester Rehabilitation and Healthcare Center pose for a photo. (Photo/chesco.org) Chester County Ombudsmen Robert O’Mara and Jen Costello recently recognized residents at West Chester Rehabilitation and Healthcare Center who completed a five-week PEER training program. The PEER program teaches resident advocates to work with…

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Montgomery County Clerk of Courts to host Second Chance Resource Fair 2024

April 14, 2024

NORRISTOWN, Pa. -– Lori Schreiber, Montgomery County Clerk of Courts, invites justice-involved citizens to the Second Chance Resource Fair on April 30. The Clerk of Courts office will be joined by government and community-based service providers from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. at the George Washington Carver Community Center, 249 Jacoby St., in Norristown. The…

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Delaware County Elections’ 2024 Primary Election Kickoff Guide

April 6, 2024

ABOVE PHOTO: A Delaware County secured drop box for the return of vote-by-mail ballots is pictured, May 2, 2022, in Newtown Square, Pa. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File) WHAT VOTERS NEED TO KNOW WITH LESS THAN ONE MONTH UNTIL ELECTION DAY Delaware County Elections continues preparations for the April 23 primary election. Efforts include finalizing polling…

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U.S. Department of Commerce Deputy Secretary Don Graves celebrates minority-owned business Shugar Shack Soul Food in Delaware County

April 6, 2024

ABOVE PHOTO: Members of the Shugar Shack Soul Food team and local officials pose with U.S. Deputy Secretary of Commerce Don Graves (pictured front row, center).( Photo/delcopa.gov) U.S. Deputy Secretary Don Graves visited Shugar Shack Soul Food, a Black and woman-owned takeout restaurant in Glenolden Borough on March 26. During the visit, attended by Glenolden…

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NAACP Bucks County accepting applications for annual scholarship program

March 31, 2024

Each year, the Bucks County chapter of the NAACP awards a $1,000.00 scholarship to three (3) Bucks County high school seniors who are planning to continue their education at an accredited institution (college, university, or vocational trade school). This scholarship is open to eligible students of color with financial need who desire to contribute to…

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Officials of Delaware County ROW Offices take oaths of office

March 23, 2024

Delaware County Council Chair Dr. Monica Taylor had the honor of joining Vincent A. Rongione, Esq., the County’s recently appointed Register of Wills and Clerk of Orphans’ Court (ROW) and his team for a formal oath of office ceremony for the ROW Office’s deputies and probate clerks. Oaths of office were taken by Trish Hollabaugh,…

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NAACP Bucks County accepting applications for annual scholarship program

March 23, 2024

Each year, the Bucks County chapter of the NAACP awards a $1,000.00 scholarship to three Bucks County high school seniors who are planning to continue their education at an accredited institution (college, university, or vocational trade school). This scholarship is open to eligible students of color with financial need who desire to contribute to the…

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Chester County Youth Center adds music studio program

March 17, 2024

The Chester County Youth Center (CCYC) recently added a Creative Hope Studio to its facility that includes technology for producing music, recording book readings, graphic design and video editing. Lancaster-based Creative Hope Studios engages with youth in the juvenile justice system through hip-hop and creative arts to develop a platform for positive change. “Creative Hope…

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