Chester County

Pat Bastian and his family wearing his shirts
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Kim Glovas
May 06, 2020 - 4:00 am
The word "essential" has been heard a lot over the last seven weeks. A Chester County family is taking the word to a whole new level to help those hurt by the virus, and thank those that keep our food supplies rolling. Read more here.
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Storms took down this massive tree on this property on Pine Ridge Road in Nether Providence, Delaware County.
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Tim Jimenez
May 01, 2020 - 8:27 am
Many residents of Philadelphia's suburbs woke up Friday to quite mess left behind by Thursday's strong storms. Read more here.
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Chester County leaders planted a “tree of hope” Wednesday to commemorate the local fight against the coronavirus pandemic.
Courtesy of Chester County Board of Commissioners
Antionette Lee
April 22, 2020 - 7:38 pm
Chester County leaders planted a tree of hope Wednesday to commemorate the local fight against the coronavirus pandemic. Read more here.
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Face masks
Chester County Economic Development Council
Jim Melwert
April 21, 2020 - 1:46 pm
Chester County has secured a contract for 3.5 million face masks in a public-private partnership. Read more here.
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Face masks
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Mark Abrams
April 21, 2020 - 9:24 am
Berks County’s district attorney is cracking down on businesses refusing to follow the state’s orders to wear masks and follow other safety protocols. Read more here.
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Woman in isolation
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Jim Melwert
April 19, 2020 - 11:53 am
Chester County officials will host a community phone briefing Monday afternoon at 2:30 to highlight county resources for mental health and wellbeing. Read more here.
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Philadelphia Health Commissioner Dr. Tom Farley
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KYW Staff
April 17, 2020 - 3:29 pm
The number of new COVID-19 cases in Philadelphia continues to rise at a steady, consistent rate — signaling progress in containing the spread. But officials say it’s too soon to predict when the city can reopen. Read the latest here.
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A dog looks on as people collect PPE at drive-thru
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John McDevitt
April 17, 2020 - 12:38 pm
The Brandywine Valley SPCA is hosting two drive-thru pet food pantries next week in Chester and Delaware counties for those in need of cat or dog food during the coronavirus pandemic. Read more here.
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Alexis Wilson
Chester County District Attorney’s Office
Jim Melwert
April 14, 2020 - 1:31 pm
A 30-year-old Chester County woman is charged with attempted murder and aggravated assault, after police say they walked in on her stabbing her mother in the Downingtown apartment they share. Read more here.
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Coronavirus blood test
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Andrew Kramer
April 06, 2020 - 7:20 pm
It’s a first in Pennsylvania: Coronavirus antibody testing will begin in Chester County this week. But how does that work? Read more here.
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