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Chester County Commissioners adopt new Heritage Tourism Plan

May 18, 2024

Chester County Commissioners Josh Maxwell, Marian Moskowitz and Eric Roe recently adopted a new Heritage Tourism Plan that encourages all communities in the county to share stories that highlight their identity and history, which will support local and regional preservation, conservation, tourism, and quality of life. The resolution to adopt the Heritage Tourism Plan, signed…

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Delaware County’s 2024 Senior Games to kick off June 10

May 4, 2024

Registration is now open through May 31. The Delaware County Office of Services for the Aging (COSA) and the Delaware County Parks and Recreation Department are gearing up for the 2024 Delaware County Senior Games. This popular Olympic-style competition offers senior athletes and active older residents a chance to display their athletic prowess and compete…

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Chester County introduces Human Needs Network

April 28, 2024

ABOVE PHOTO: The new Equity Health Center in Coatesville, Pa. (Photo/Alliance for Health Equity) Last week, the Chester County Commissioners and the Department of Human Services unveiled the Human Needs Network of Chester County, an initiative that brings a local focus on helping residents experiencing mental health concerns or a crisis, who are impacted by…

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BCCC awarded $250,000 grant to prepare next generation of workers

April 28, 2024

The Center for Workforce Development at Bucks County Community College (BCCC) has been awarded a $250,000 grant through the PA Department of Labor & Industry to expand access to its highly successful Building and Construction Trades pre-apprenticeship program. The college (also known as “Bucks”) will be one of 14 recipients of the state’s $3.3 million…

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Montgomery County employees can now take up to 16 weeks of paid parental leave

April 22, 2024

ABOVE PHOTO: Montgomery County employees are now eligible for up to 16 weeks of paid parental leave under a new enhanced policy. (Photo/montgomerycountypa.gov) NORRISTOWN, Pa. — The Montgomery County Commissioners have announced a new enhanced aid Parental Leave Policy for County employees that expands the benefit to up to 16 weeks. This new policy becomes…

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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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