Is Malvern the new Phoenixville? This once sleepy Chester County borough is undergoing a serious transformation.

A $1.5 million Brick & Brew restaurant opened last month in downtown Malvern. Many in town say they welcome new restaurants, despite occasional parking, traffic, and home-affordability concerns. Others bemoan a loss of small-town charm and say the area is overdeveloped.

Trump asks Lockheed Martin CEO to save Coatesville plant that makes White House helicopters and employs 465

Lockheed Martin chief executive Marillyn Hewson said Friday that she’s thinking about ways to keep her company’s Sikorsky helicopter factory in Coatesville, Chester County, open because President Donald Trump asked her to.

Trump asks Lockheed Martin CEO to save Coatesville plant that makes White House helicopters and employs 465

Lockheed Martin chief executive Marillyn Hewson said Friday that she’s thinking about ways to keep her company’s Sikorsky helicopter factory in Coatesville, Chester County, open because President Donald Trump asked her to.

NBA star Enes Kanter quietly visited exiled cleric’s Pocono retreat center

The Portland Trail Blazers center visited Fethullah Gülen on Thursday, according to a close Gülen associate.

NBA star Enes Kanter quietly visited exiled cleric’s Pocono retreat center

The Portland Trail Blazers center visited Fethullah Gülen on Thursday, according to a close Gülen associate.
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‘Political stunt’ or ethics reform? Delaware County Council spars over status quo in the suburbs

Party lines have been drawn in a debate over whether to hold policy hearings about the county's ethics code.

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10 hours, 16 shops: I hopped a Dietz & Watson truck in tribute to the endangered local deli | Maria Panaritis

Neighborhood delis are slowly dying. But Maria Panaritis found fight in them all during a blitz across Delaware County.

Pennsylvania’s 14 state universities release number of professors who have applied for phased retirement

The Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education said 36 professors have opted for phased retirement under a program designed to save the cash-strapped system money, as enrollment declines. The deadline for applications was Wednesday.

Delaware Valley University maintains a close connection to its founder: His ashes are housed in the library

Delaware Valley University maintains close ties to its founder. His ashes are in an urn in the college library, which bears his name. It's unusual, but not unique: Temple University's founder is buried on the school's main campus.

Pa. working to pass a $34B budget this month. These are the issues dominating talks.

Few in the Capitol appear stressed over the annual horse-trading ritual. This year, there is more money — revenues are running more than $800 million higher than projected — and more realism. But there are still key policy disagreements.

Jury finds Clayton P. Carter III guilty of murder in the 2017 shooting death of his West Goshen neighbor

As the foreman read the verdict just before 11 p.m. Thursday, the victim’s wife, Jill Jennings, mouthed “Thank you” through tears.

Prosecutors believe suspects in David Ortiz shooting wanted in Pa., N.J.

American prosecutors said Thursday that they believe two suspects in the shooting of retired Red Sox star David Ortiz are wanted for crimes in the United States, while the father of another suspect said his son belongs to a notorious Dominican gang of drug-dealing hitmen.

After being hit twice by tranquilizer darts, elusive black bear captured in Philly

The sighting comes just a day after officials spotted a bear on train tracks in East Falls.

Two more Lower Southampton officials sentenced to federal prison on corruption charges

Bernard Rafferty and Robert Hoopes faced a federal judge on Thursday.

South Jersey trucking firm omitted criminal violation in application for $79 million tax break, labor union says

A spokesperson said the company was in the process of investigating the allegations: “While we are confident in the veracity of our application, we take all accusations seriously."

After year of scandal, U.S. Catholic bishops approve measures to hold themselves accountable

The measures include a new code of conduct, guidelines for restricting the ministry of retired problem prelates and a new system through which the Church will investigate bishops accused of mishandling abuse complaints or facing such allegations themselves.

Parents fuming after their kindergartners are booted from South Philly elementary to make room for kids from wealthier school

Parents of incoming kindergartners at Nebinger Elementary charge that their kids are being booted from the school because nearby Meredith Elementary has more kindergartners than it has room for. Under the rules, Meredith students automatically earn a place at Nebinger, the next closest school.

How hackers used little-known credit-card feature to defraud Lansdale woman, $1.99 at a time

She was billed $1.99 by Google at least 64 times totaling $127.36 on six different credit cards. Capital One called it an "administrative error."

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Donald Trump Jr., 2 former FBI leaders testify on Capitol Hill

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Guatemalans choose president amid distrust, flight to US

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