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$1 Million Announced for Environmental Conservation in Chester County

CHESTER COUNTY, PA — Senator John I. Kane (D-Delaware/Chester) this week announced $994,992 in grants for several grants to improve conservation in Chester County.

Education

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Parsons Science Pavilion Solar Panels

Immaculata University Adds Solar Panels to Newest Campus Building

IMMACULATA UNIVERSITY, PA — Immaculata University is doing its part to care for the earth and its resources. With a generous donation from Immaculata President Barbara Lettiere ’72, the Parsons …

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Element Risk Management

Element Risk Management Acquires Three New Agencies, Builds Upon Regional Footprint

WEST CHESTER, PA — Element Risk Management has acquired W.S. Hoffman Insurance located in Phoenixville, PA and L&B Insurance and Financial Services, located in Collegeville, PA.

Tekni-Plex Acquires Assets of Fibro Corporation

Entertainment

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A Virtual Novel Tea Event with NYT Bestselling Author, Erik Larson

EXTON, PA — Ticket sales are now open for our greatly-anticipated, virtual Novel Tea event on Wednesday, March 9, at 7 p.m. featuring #1 NYT bestselling author, Erik Larson, also known …

$1 Million Lottery Scratch-Off Sold at Landhope Farms in Kennett Square

KENNETT SQUARE, PA — The Pennsylvania Lottery reports that a retailer in Chester County sold a $1 million-winning Feelin’ Like a Million Bucks Scratch-Off. Landhope Farms, 536 South Union St., Kennett …

A Celebration of the Music of Chicago: Uptown! Knauer Performing Arts Center Promises to Make Fans Smile as It Welcomes Beginnings

WEST CHESTER, PA — The sweet sounds of Rock And Roll Hall of Fame inductees Chicago will fill the air at the Uptown! Knauer Performing Arts Center (226 N. High St., West …

Pennsylvania

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Commonwealth Awards $8 Million in Grants to Increase School Safety

HARRISBURG, PA — The Department of Education recently announced that $8 million in competitive Safe Schools Targeted grants has been awarded to 303 local education agencies (LEA) to increase school safety …

$15 Million Awarded for Gun Violence Prevention

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Coronavirus

U.S. Dept. of Ed Takes Actions to Support Students’ Basic Needs and Mitigate the Spread of COVID-19 at Colleges and Universities

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The U.S. Department of Education announced more resources for students and institutions to help reduce barriers to success in higher education, particularly those created and exacerbated by …

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State Rep. Donna Bullock

Preliminary Legislative District Plan Is Responsive to the Growth of Communities of Color

As the chair of the Pennsylvania Legislative Black Caucus and state representative for the 195th District in Philadelphia, I strongly endorse the Preliminary Plan for House Districts passed by the …