Weather pushes annual anti-violence flash mob inside

Public urged to participate from home or work – and film the action Organizers of the ‘One Billion Rising for Justice’ dance hope that being forced inside by the weather won’t diminish participation. The inclement weather has prompted organizers of an annual flash mob dance to protest gender violence scheduled for today, Feb. 14, to regroup. Because Chester County has declared a snow...

Chester Countians invited to join dance flash mob

Agencies join forces for annual event on Friday to protest gender violence  Organizers hope to surpass the numbers and spectacle that the 2013 awareness event generated. An annual organized flash mob dance on Feb. 14 aims to protest gender violence and promote empowerment, organizers said.  The Chester County Fund for Women and Girls, the Domestic Violence Center, the Crime Victims Center...

County recycling venture searching for home

Nonprofit will provide unused furnishings to those in need By Kathleen Brady Shea, Managing Editor, The Times About five years ago, a successful, charitable endeavor that recycled unwanted furniture to needy families ceased operating in the county because it lost its lease and was unable to find a new, affordable warehouse. Now, another group is trying to fill that void, and experiencing a similar...