Chesco baker Peri Anderson competes on Netflix baking show |Jul 12, 2018

East Pikeland >> A Chester County baker that specializes in wedding cakes is making her small screen debut as a contestant on a new Netflix baking competition show.

Voting is open on Citadel Rising Stars Contest, winners will perform at 3-day Chesco music fest |Jul 9, 2018

Exton >> Six finalists for the Citadel Rising Star Contest have been announced. It is now up to fans to determine which three artists will perform as part of Citadel Country Spirit USA – the three-day country music festival being held in Chester County in August.

Alvernia University to offer advanced degrees at MCCC |Jun 12, 2018

Pottstown >> Alvernia University has joined Montgomery County Community College’s University Center and will offer two advanced degree programs at the college’s west campus in Pottstown.

PUC to investigate PECO rate hike request |Apr 19, 2018

Harrisburg >> The Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission voted Thursday to investigate PECO Energy Company’s recent request for a rate increase. The commission voted unanimously to investigate the request.

Chester County Economic Development Council names United Way’s Claudia Hellebush to Business Hall of Fame |Apr 6, 2018

Phoenixville >> Claudia Hellebush, president and CEO of the United Way of Chester County, is the newest member of the Chester County Economic Development Council’s Business Hall of Fame.

Sly Fox Brewing to open new Berks County location |Mar 29, 2018

Pottstown >> Sly Fox Brewing Co. is expanding again — this time into Berks County.

PECO files for $82M electricity delivery rate increase |Mar 29, 2018

PHILADELPHIA >> PECO filed a request Thursday with the Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission for approval of an $82 million increase in the rates is charges customers for the delivery of electricity.

Einstein Healthcare Network to merge with Jefferson Health System |Mar 28, 2018

EAST NORRITON >> With the help of Einstein Healthcare Network, the Jefferson Health System continues to mushroom.

Wawa looks to add 5,000 jobs this spring, open 25 stores in 2018 |Mar 27, 2018

Wawa >> Wawa Inc. is looking to hire 5,000 new employees over the next three months as part of a seasonal hiring campaign that has just launched.

American Keg in Pottstown feeling the squeeze from new steel tariffs |Mar 19, 2018

Pottstown >> American Keg CEO Paul Czachor is looking for a level playing field when it comes to the imported steel and aluminum tariffs executive order signed by President Donald Trump March 8.

Chester County Hospital receives national ranking |Mar 9, 2018

West Chester >> Chester County Hospital has been named one of the 100 Best Hospitals in the U.S. by Healthgrades, an online resource for information about physicians and hospitals.

PLCB accepting bids for expired liquor licenses |Feb 21, 2018

Harrisburg >> The fifth round of bidding is underway for expired restaurant liquor licenses in Pennsylvania. The Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board Tuesday issued an invitation to bid in the latest auction for the expired licenses.

Deadline looms for Equifax free credit monitoring |Jan 30, 2018

Harrisburg >> Wednesday, Jan. 31, is the deadline for signing up for free credit monitoring with Equifax following the company’s massive 2017 data breach.

Small Business Administration lending is up in first quarter of FY 2018 |Jan 29, 2018

PHILADELPHIA >> The Small Business Administration has set another record for lending to small businesses in the Philadelphia region.

Chester County formalizes relationship with Chinese law firm |Jan 18, 2018

Chester County’s efforts to increase business opportunities in China took another step forward recently with the establishment of a “China Desk.”

Genesis in Kennett Square says restructuring will help bottom line |Nov 10, 2017

KENNETT SQUARE >> Genesis HealthCare announced it has reached agreements with several landord and credit parties that will allow it to reduce fixed charges and improve cash flow.

Kennet Square grower breaks ground on Chinese mushroom plant |Oct 26, 2017

Chis Alonzo’s newest venture is taking him far from his southern Chester County roots. But it is keeping him in the roots of the area’s deepest agricultural roots.

Cannabis Legal Solutions caters to Pennsylvania’s new medical marijuana industry |Aug 25, 2017

PITTSBURGH >> The nascent Pennsylvania medical marijuana industry is creating new work for lawyers statewide. Three attorneys hoping to bring their expertise to this brave new world recently founded Pittsburgh-based Cannabis Legal Solutions.

‘Find What Moves You’ at Philadelphia Auto Show |Jan 25, 2017

EAST NORRITON >> From the Cadillac XT5 to the Kia Stinger, there are myriad shiny ways to find what stirs your four-wheeled soul at the Philadelphia Auto Show.

Pennsylvania Fine Wine & Good Spirits stores will be open on MLK Day, other holidays |Jan 13, 2017

HARRISBURG >> The Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board (PLCB) has announced that hundreds of Fine Wine & Good Spirits stores will be open Monday, Jan. 16 – Martin Luther King Jr. Day – as well as on Presidents Day, Memorial Day, and the Fourth of July this year.

Democratic National Convention brings boon to hotels in region |Jul 22, 2016

Thousands of visitors will begin arriving in the region this weekend for the Democratic National Convention being held July 25-28 in Philadelphia. An estimated 6,000 delegates and alternates will participate in convention week activities, and thousands more are expected to join the festivities.

Crafting digital marketing that gets results: Answers to questions from local decision makers |Apr 25, 2016

Second in a series of articles by AdTaxi Networks experts who will be participating in this year’s Philly Tech Week 2016.

Chester County grad’s app, KUDZOO, puts her on Forbes’ 30 Under 30 |Jan 21, 2016

A Great Valley High School graduate and her partner have made the Forbes’ “30 Under 30” Education List for their new app that encourages students to get good grades.

Philadelphia region’s gasoline prices sink below $2 |Jan 17, 2016

WEST NORRITON >>It’s not exactly 1973 again, but gas prices are currently at their lowest in seven years.

Latoff remembered for his impact on Chester County |Jan 15, 2016

DOWNINGTOWN >> Praise poured in this week for William S. Latoff, the chairman and CEO of DNB Financial Corp. who died on Monday after a battle with cancer.

Preview: What do low gas prices mean for the Philadelphia region? |Jan 15, 2016

WEST NORRITON, Pa. >> It’s not exactly 1973 again, but gas prices are currently at their lowest in seven years.

Einstein Healthcare Network celebrates 150 years of compassionate care |Jan 13, 2016

PHILADELPHIA >> Einstein Healthcare Network marks its 150th anniversary in 2016 with a year of events, including an anniversary bash with a performance by legendary singer Diana Ross and hosted by award-winning stage and screen actor, Jason Alexander; a series of talks given by medical experts; a “Born at Einstein” social media campaign; a time capsule burial; and more.

Expanded amenities aim at enhancing Elmwood Park Zoo experience |Jul 12, 2015

NORRISTOWN >> Sure, you’ll still come mainly for the world-class animals, but neither the cuddly red pandas nor the engaging giraffes will mind if you find the Jus’ Java coffee creations and the expanded variety of zoo grub compelling attractions in their own right.

Kennett first in Pennsylvania to get video ATM |Mar 4, 2015

KENNETT SQUARE>>Ever wish you could go to your local ATM and cash checks? Or how about depositing checks at your ATM, getting cash back. Or even withdrawing say, $24.78 and receiving the exact amount.

Family opening extended stay hotel south of West Chester |Mar 2, 2015

CHADDS FORD >> A new hotel has sprung up on Route 202, just south of the Chester County line in Delaware County.

Former mushroom worker opens Mexican restaurant in Caln |Feb 12, 2015

CALN >> When German Herrera was asked how many hours he worked in a day, he responded 25. When he was told there were only 24 hours in a day, he said he borrows one hour from the previous day and applies it to the current day.

Wings for Success opens satellite site in Kennett Square |Dec 30, 2014

Wings for Success, a Frazer organization that provides clothes and other services to help women find jobs, is opening its second location in Kennett Square.

Halloween haunt for kids in the Oxford area emphasizes fantasy |Oct 15, 2014

NEW LONDON >> A different kind of Halloween spook attraction that doesn’t emphasize killer clowns and other macabre beings is running at a summer camp in the Oxford area through October.

Fountain Garden to get $90 million restoration |Oct 2, 2014

EAST MARLBOROUGH >> Longwood Gardens will begin work next month on a $90 million restoration of the 5-acre Main Fountain Garden that has thrilled guests for nearly 60 years.

Harris rebrands Eco Boutique store in Kennett Square |Sep 10, 2014

KENNETT SQUARE >> Doug Harris has officially opened his newly rebranded store, State & Union, located appropriately, at State and Union streets in Kennett Square.

COMING ATTRACTION AMC Painter’s Crossing 9 transformation includes theater restaurant |Mar 24, 2014

CHADDS FORD, Delaware County — How about eating a burger and quaffing a beer while watching summer movie attractions such as “Ninja Turtles,” “Fast & Furious 7” and “Malificient”?

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For the sixth year in a row, property taxes in Chester County have been reduced due to casino gaming revenue. And that trend should continue well into the future.

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Kennett Walmart reopens with new expanded grocery |Jul 5, 2013

EAST MARLBOROUGH — Stew Morgan got a little choked up when he reflected on the last 14 months as a manager at Walmart near Kennett Square – particularly when he spoke about his wife of two years, Denise.

Herr’s executives partner with Urban Promise |Jun 20, 2013

NOTTINGHAM – Herr’s Executive Team and their assistants gave back to the community by devoting a day of service to Urban Promise in Wilmington, Delaware. The team included J.M. Herr, CEO, and his assistant Glenda Henry, Ed Herr, President and his assistant Liz Richner, Daryl Thomas, Sr.

Art aficionado enters new business endeavor |Jun 3, 2013

In creating a new business – Discover Your Palette – New London Township resident Marianne Jerrell has paired two of her interests together, art and wine.

Kennett women become cover girls |May 23, 2013

A Kennett area woman and her daughter were recognized by a national magazine for the success they have had in running a male-oriented business.