Chester Mayor Wendell Butler

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Vigil Held For Victims In Chester Shooting

Emotions ran high as friends, family, and community leaders gathered at the site of Friday’s shooting, to pay homage to the slain victims, and to urge the community to come together.


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Seven People Injured, Two Dead In Chester Shooting

Chester police say it was close to 11:30 p.m. when they were dispatched to a banquet hall-style building at 4th and Ward Streets for a shooting victim. When officers arrived on scene, they found a bloodbath inside Minaret Temple.


(A 2010 file photo shows then-mayor Wendell Butler and Donal Walsh celebrating the inauguration of the Rugby Sevens Collegiate Championship in Chester.  Credit: John Ostapkovich)

Chester Soccer Stadium Will Host Collegiate Rugby Tourney

The second annual USA Sevens Collegiate Championship will be June 4th and 5th, 2011.


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Group Demands Action On A Supermarket For Chester, Pa.

A group of Chester residents, upset that they’ve gone for years without a hometown supermarket, has vowed to disrupt things at this weekend’s Philadelphia Union soccer game if they don’t get some action from city officials.