Commissioners make $450K investment in Coatesville Library

Chester County Commissioners invest more than $450,000 in Coatesville Area Public Library. From left to right: Pat Bokovitz, Director, Chester County Department of Community Development; County Commissioner Kathi Cozzone; Coatesville Area Public Library Director Penny Williams; County Commissioners Terence Farrell and Michelle Kichline; Nakea Morris, Board President, Coatesville Area Public Library;...

Pulse Point saves a life in Kennett Square

Longwood Fire Company Lieutenant Bas de Vries KENNETT SQUARE — During the evening of November 7 in the heart of downtown Kennett Square a man endured a frightening experience. He found a friend in her car; she looked like she was dead. The man immediately called 911, the first step in the “Chain of Survival” that triggered a complex series of notifications. According to the American Heart...

Chester County Democrats enjoy local Tsunami

By Mike McGann, Editor, The Times Chester County’s  Democrats made strong gains in legislative races Tuesday, winning a clear majority of State House seats and picking up a pair of state Senate seats — not to mention electing a Democrat to represent the entire county in 2019 as well as electing another Democrat to serve the southern part of the county almost immediately. While the “Blue...

Coroner offers final notice of interment for unclaimed remains

The Chester County Coroner’s Office is planning to inter the unclaimed cremains of the following 54 individuals in the near future. All cremains have been retained by the Coroner’s Office for at least one year. This information is provided as a final notification to any next of kin (closest living relative). If you are the next of kin or an interested party who would like to claim someone’s...

Upland teacher named Eagles/Axalta All-Pro Teacher

Gallagher, far right, pictured here with family and friends at the Eagles game on Sunday. EAST MARLBOROUGH — Liam Gallagher, Upland Country Day School’s Director of Making and Doing, was recently selected as an Axalta All-Pro Teacher. The Philadelphia Eagles and Axalta Coating Systems developed the All-Pro Teacher platform to recognize outstanding teachers (6th – 12th grade) in the tri-state...

UCF board takes first look at new discipline policy

By JP Phillips, Staff Writer, The Times EAST MARLBOROUGH — The Monday night meeting of the Unionville-Chadds Ford School Board held at Unionville Elementary included routine voting items and the official “first read” of the District’s redesigned discipline policy.  This policy was reworked extensively over the summer and could be voted on as soon as next month. Recent UHS graduate and...

Dinniman pushes for dog protection bills

Sen. Andy Dinniman with bipartisan lawmakers and animal advocates at a rally in Harrisburg to pass legislation to end puppy mills and prohibit leaving dogs in hot cars. The dog days of summer may be behind us but a group of rescue dogs, animal advocates and bipartisan lawmakers joined state Senator Andy Dinniman in Harrisburg this week to rally for two important bills to better protect our pet...

Dinniman recognizes National Juvenile Justice Week

Laurie Shannon-Bailey, Founder & CEO of the Coatesville Area Juvenile Justice Alliance; Lieutenant Nicole Palmer, Commander of the Staff Services Section Pennsylvania State Police Troop J; and state Senator Andy Dinniman at the recent National Juvenile Justice Week event held at the Chester County Public Training Safety Campus. COATESVILLE — State Senator Andy Dinniman recently joined officials...

Commissioners celebrate National Farmers Day

Ag Council Director Hillary Krummrich, Charles Graydus, Commissioner Michelle Kichline, Marilyn Hershey, Duane Hershey, Commissioner Terence Farrell, Commissioner Kathi Cozzone, Penn State Extension Client Relations Manager Stephanie Shirk. WEST CHESTER — The Chester County Commissioners, along with the Agricultural Development Council (Ag Council), presented two agricultural awards today at...

Nancy Pelosi to speak at Democratic Women’s dinner, Friday

U.S. Rep. (and Minority Leader) Nancy Pelosi. The Chester County Democratic Women’s Leadership Initiative (CCDWLI) is pleased to welcome House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi, to Chester County for their Fall Gala on Friday, October 12.” Michele Vaughn, CCDWLI Chair and Co-Founder, made the following statement about the event:    Send article as PDF   ...