Chester puts teen curfew into effect for summer

    As of last night, Chester teenagers have a curfew. From now through Aug. 31, everyone under 18 must obey the curfew between 9 p.m. and 6 a.m. — with a few exceptions.

    Those with jobs or accompanied by a responsible adult family member can skirt the ordinance.

     

    The curfew is a new approach to last year’s state of emergency that affected all residents, and comes with a police detail devoted to writing citations, as the Delaware County Times reports.

    The city has seen five homicides so far this year.

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