Latest Chester, Pennsylvania Stories

2014-07-07 12:21:07

One Death, Reports of Intrusions Raise Concerns HARRISBURG, Pa., July 7, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following the June 1 death of a Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission worker in a work-zone crash and reports of public vehicles entering work zones or narrowly missing workers, PennDOT and the commission today called on drivers to use caution and obey laws in work zones. "There will be a lot of construction work this year because of our transportation plan, so PennDOT and other...

2014-06-27 16:22:57

PHILADELPHIA, June 27, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Pennsylvania Humanities Council (PHC) has been awarded a $72,000 Discovery Grant from The Pew Center for Arts & Heritage (The Center) for the Chester Cultural Corridor (C3) Project. PHC is partnering with the City of Chester, Widener University, and Chester Arts Alive! to launch this model civic engagement project that uses innovative theatre techniques to create identity, inspire innovative problem solving, and revitalize...

2014-05-15 16:25:01

Pennsylvania's Largest K-8 Charter School Celebrates the Achievement of Its Baseball, Basketball, Softball, and Cheerleading Teams CHESTER, Pa., May 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On Thursday, May 15, 2014, at Clarion Hotel in Essington, PA, Chester Community Charter School (CCCS), will honor more than 50 baseball, basketball, softball, and cheerleading student-athletes for their participation in the 2013 - 2014 season, at the Eighth Annual Sports Banquet and Dinner. Rondae Hollis-Jefferson, a...

2014-05-01 16:28:52

Chester Community Charter School CEO, Dr. David Clark, and Grammy Award-Nominated Producer/Songwriter, Carvin Haggins, to Serve as Special Guest Panelists CHESTER, Pa., May 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On Friday, May 2, 2014, approximately 300 seventh and eighth-grade students of Chester Community Charter School (CCCS), the largest K-8 charter school in Pennsylvania, will take part in a "Teen Summit"-style forum, where they will discuss their feelings and opinions on challenges and social issues...

2013-11-21 23:21:04

Fourth member adds scale to alliance to bolster network in Philadelphia region. Springfield, PA (PRWEB) November 21, 2013 Crozer-Keystone Health System has joined the Philadelphia-area health alliance formed in July by Abington Health, Aria Health and Einstein Healthcare Network, giving the initiative four members. Crozer-Keystone includes five hospitals with more than 1,000 physicians on their medical staffs. The initiative is a platform for independent health systems to work together to...

2013-06-28 23:24:19

The CWA in Chester, PA is selling a surplus landscaping trailer and Chevy Blazer in an online auction designed to capture non-tax revenue. Chester, PA (PRWEB) June 28, 2013 In an online auction that started on June 25th and ends on July 8th, The Chester Water Authority in Chester, PA is selling a 2000 Mid-Atlantic Landscaper MALS16 Trailer and a 2004 Chevrolet four wheel drive four door Blazer for additional non-tax revenue. By using an established, but innovative, online government...

Word of the Day
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.