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This Day In History – April 21st

This Day In History – April 21st

THIS DAY: April 21, 1989 Student Start Protest In Tiananmen Square 100,000 students gather at Beijing's Tiananmen Square to commemorate Hu Yaobang the deposed reform-minded leader of the Chinese Communist Party and voice their discontent with China's authoritative...

This Day In History – April 20th

This Day In History – April 20th

THIS DAY: April 20, 1999 Teen gunmen kill 13 at Columbine High School On April 20, 1999, two teenage gunmen kill 13 people in a shooting spree at Columbine High School in Littleton, Colorado, south of Denver. At approximately 11:19 a.m., Dylan Klebold, 18, and Eric...

This Day In History – April 19th

This Day In History – April 19th

THIS DAY: April 19, 1775 American Revolution begins at Battle of Lexington The Battles of Lexington and Concord were the first military engagements of the American Revolutionary War. The battles were fought on April 19, 1775 in Middlesex County, Province of...

NBCUniversal’s Peacock launches on Comcast Today!

NBCUniversal’s Peacock launches on Comcast Today!

TODAY, Comcast has launched an early preview of the premium tier of Peacock, NBCUniversal’s new ad-supported subscription streaming service, included at no additional cost for millions of Xfinity X1 and Flex customers across the country. The early preview will be...

Desolate Downingtown (COVID-19)

Desolate Downingtown (COVID-19)

Sometimes you need to take a step back, stop what you are doing and look around you. We live in a life of constant motion. Things go by so fast we miss even the little moments. The following was posted on YouTube and we feel we had to share the moment. So take a...

Is there is a new Cannonball record?*

Is there is a new Cannonball record?*

A side note in history during this anxious time - another asterisk for a record book. Who has not heard of the classic American comedy film, "The Cannonball Run?"  A true “cult classic” starring Burt Reynolds, Dom DeLuise, Roger Moore, Farrah Fawcett, and an...

When was the last time you moved your vehicle?

When was the last time you moved your vehicle?

How long has your car sat in the garage, driveway, or curbside without running? You may find that, when you are ready to use it again, there are a whole host of problems with the vehicle. Our cars need to be used on a regular basis; otherwise, their parts begin to...

60 Years of The Blob!

60 Years of The Blob!

This weekend, the Colonial Theatre, in Phoenixville, will be screening Steve McQueen’s feature debut The Blob, a B-horror flick classic that was released in 1958. The film was actually taped in the Chester County area, with the majority of principle photography...

Farmers Market: New Garden Growers Market

Farmers Market: New Garden Growers Market

The health and welfare of a community is dependent upon keeping the concept of “buy local” alive and flourishing. We have witnessed over the last 30-40 years a more robust development throughout Chester County and sadly many local farms have been replaced with...

East Goshen Community Day

East Goshen Community Day

The Chester County Journal is proud to announce this year's winner of our trivia game, during the East Goshen Township's Community Day, was Joe Heumann. Congratulations! Yesterday, Saturday, June 30th, was an exciting day for visitors and residents of East Goshen...

Restaurant Review: Four Dogs Tavern

Restaurant Review: Four Dogs Tavern

Chester County is full of diverse communities and unique pallets that are just waiting to be discovered. Which is why we are excited to announce that we will review local restaurants here in our delightful county and to provide insights on the various dinning...

Benchmark Twilight Cycling Classic

Benchmark Twilight Cycling Classic

On August 11th, hundreds of amateur and elite cyclists will race through the streets of downtown West Chester. This event offers an exciting atmosphere for the whole family to enjoy with races for men, women, and children. Although the name has changed from the “Iron...

The 48Hrs of Tristate Event

The 48Hrs of Tristate Event

17th Annual 48hrs of Tristate. Jan 11-14, 2018 - A Subaru Enthusiasts Winter Event Each year, a group of Subaru enthusiasts gather for the 48HRS of Tristate Annual Charity Drive.  The 1,000-mile journey reunites old friends and welcomes new ones for three days of...

Ways to prepare your vehicle for winter

Ways to prepare your vehicle for winter

Now that the cold brutal winter is here, how well will your vehicle perform? Most mechanics will tell you the best time for car owners to begin preparing vehicles for cold weather is during the weeks leading up to Thanksgiving. But we are beyond that point and since...