More Families Benefiting from Chester Housing Authority’s Summer Food Program

Following a successful roll-out last year, the Chester Housing Authority has completed its second annual Summer Food Service Program, serving more than twice as many meals as last year. In addition, the added attraction of refurbished computer labs at the three community centers where the meals are served helped children to keep their minds sharp during the summer season.

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Philadelphia Inquirer: Seeds of change – A farm grows in Chester

Pedaling wildly along her block in Chester, Jade Mills approached the chain-link fence, dropped her bike, and sprinted toward a picnic table lined with bins of fruit. “What’s this?” the 5-year-old said, plopping a plump cherry into her mouth as she wiggled onto a bench alongside her friends. “I’ve never had one of these before.” “It’s a raspberry,” replied one friend. “No, it’s a crop,” said another. “What’s a crop?” Mills asked.

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Chester Spirit: CCSA acquires long-vacant public housing land in Chester

The Chester Charter School for the Arts (CCSA) is coming home to Chester, thanks to a $2.3 million agreement to purchase an 11-acre site from the Chester Housing Authority (CHA). The site is located on Highland Ave. from just above 12th St. to Township Line Rd.

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Delaware County Daily Times: CCSA to purchase property from Chester Housing Authority

The Chester Charter School for the Arts will be returning to its namesake city in 2017 after agreeing to purchase a large tract of land from the Chester Housing Authority. The 11-acre site on Highland Avenue, between 12th Street and Township Line Road, will be home to a newly-built school for the arts-based charter, which is expanding its curriculum to high school grades beginning this fall.

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Philadelphia Inquirer: Charter will be moving facilities to Chester

An Aston Township-based charter school dedicated to the arts says it is moving its facilities to Chester to better serve its students, many of whom live in the city. The Chester Charter School for the Arts on Monday announced the purchase of an 11-acre site from the Chester Housing Authority. The school would open there in September 2017.

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