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Meeting will discuss future of county’s 5 major train stations

Amt Parksburg-eastbound-stationThis Friday the Transportation Management Association of Chester County (TMACC) will host a Fall Luncheon featuring the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation’s (PennDOT) Jennie Granger.

Granger, head of the railways department as well as Aviation Director, will discuss the initiatives, goals and strategies for the future of Chester County’s five major train stations (Paoli, Downingtown, Coatesville, Parkesburg and Exton) based on PennDOT’s Plan The Keystone study.

“The Keystone Corridor is an asset to Chester County residents, businesses and elected officials,” said TMACC Executive Director, P. Timothy Phelps. “We continue to witness strong ridership growth. The initiatives proposed by PennDOT to improve the needs of these rapidly growing train stations directly benefits riders and improves service. Our Luncheon will provide ideas and realistic answers from Jennie Granger which will shed light into the future of these transportation hubs.”

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Harvest Party planned in Christiana

Harvest PartyThree Christiana organizations are partnering to host the borough’s first Community Harvest Party, planned for noon to 2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 25.

The community is invited to the Christiana Fire Hall at 214 S. Bridge St., which will be the venue for the party that organizers say will be an annual event.

“It’s going to be a day for families to come together and be happy,” said Pastor Mary Wilson, of Living Truth Fellowship.

Members of Living Truth Fellowship are organizing the party with the help of Lions Club volunteers and Christiana Fire Company, which is donating the hall for the day.

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