CCHS Exhibit Openings

The Chester County Historical Society is opening up two different exhibits on Wednesday, from 5-7pm. Nothing to See Here: Prohibition in Chester County. Learn about prohibition in Chester County on the 100th anniversary of the 18th amendment. The exhibit includes materials from the CCHS library, Chester County Archives and several documents donated by the public. […]

Social Media Photo Winners

We selected the best photos who used our hashtag — #thewcpress throughout social media this month. Here are the winners we chose to print in this month’s magazine: 1. @freckled_footage 2. @thebeermillwc 3. @hutchins_photo 4. @couturegrounds 5. @brickstonewc 6. @roots_cafe 7. @rightbalance_nutrition And last but certainly not least… In addition to publishing your photos, we […]

Bartender of the Month: Sam Amato

Samantha Amato from Side Bar & Restaurant shares the secrets of bartending success. What’s your favorite part about working at Side Bar? I’ve been here for such a long time now, and I would definitely say it’s the people I work with and the regulars who come in. I feel like they are part of […]

Student of the Month: Janis Bady

Student of the Month 13-year-old honor student Janis Bady shares her experience at Pennsylvania Leadership Charter School and beyond. How is PALCS different from other public schools? It’s an online, cyber school. I can pull up their website and log in under my username to take all my lessons online. My dashboard shows me my […]

May Events

Here is our West Chester event list for the month of May. Enjoy! May 5:May Day Celebration Come out for a daylong celebration held at Everhart Park. Approximately 45 to 60 artists set up booths throughout the park to sell their arts and crafts. The festival includes entertainment, artisan demonstrations, an outdoor art show and […]

2019 Shave Off for SHiNe

This past weekend an event called Shave Off for SHiNe was hosted at Side Bar and Restaurant, raising $6,000. Starting back in 2011, Side Bar’s staff members decided to let their beards grow, refusing to shave — to support patients who are battling cancer in Chester County. The Shave Off event, raised funds for SHiNe; […]

Walk for Paws 5K & Family Fun Fest

The Brandywine Valley SPCA is hosting a 5K race and family fun day at West Goshen Family Park. The event was created to raise money in order to benefit animals that are in need. This year, their goal is to collect up to $110,000! Right now, they have received about $94,000 — making them about […]

Owning VS. Buying in West Chester

The question of rent vs buy often seems a simple conundrum. Many first-time buyers let it boil down to one question: do I have the down payment? But the decision is often more complex, and West Chester has some particular considerations to ponder that can drastically impact your final decision. The first thing you’ll want […]

West Chester Teacher Makeover Campaign

Calling all local teachers in West Chester: Want to win a free makeover, or know someone who deserves one? Here’s your chance! Our upcoming issue focuses on education, so we will choose one lucky teacher to receive a makeover, from La Difference Salon & Day Spa. Nominations will be submitted through social media on Facebook, […]

West Chester Short Film Festival 2019

The West Chester Short Film Festival is this weekend, in which many of us have been waiting anxiously for. The festival showcases a variety of films, from all around the world. This festival will last from Friday, through Sunday evening, showing more than 60 films. This event will take place at many places throughout West […]