Pocopson Supervisors move to one formal meeting a month

Second, public work session can be scheduled as needed By Karen Cresta, Staff Writer, The Times POCOPSON – The  township’s Board of Supervisors held their regular meeting last week commencing at 6:30 p.m.  Previously, bi-monthly meetings were held at 7:30 p.m. The supervisors unanimously approved the time change and once a month meeting to be held on the last Monday of each month at the...

It’s on: U.S. Supreme court paves way for Congressional redistricting

The 7th District as we knew it is no more, following Monday’s decision by the U.S. Supreme Court not to consider a stay to a state Supreme Court ruling that said the state’s Congressional district violated the state Constitution. By Mike McGann, Editor, The Times Nah, nah, nah, — nah, nah, nah — heeeeeey, goodbye. No, we’re not talking about the Patriots’ hopes for a Super Bowl...

Hyland, Murtagh named Chesco law enforcement officers of the year

WEST CHESTER — Chester County District Attorney Tom Hogan was joined by law      enforcement from around Chester County on Friday for the annual law enforcement officer of the year awards ceremony (the “LEO Award”). The LEO Award is presented to the most outstanding law enforcement officer in Chester County every year. The ceremony this year was in Courtroom 1 of the Chester County...

Five billion steps: Commissioners push residents to walk more

1. Chester County Commissioners Terence Farrell, Kathi Cozzone and Michelle Kichline hit the treadmill in Eagles gear to kick off the WalkWorks ChesCo! 2018 program – contributing to the County’s goal of five billion steps by the end of 2018. WEST CHESTER — At their Sunshine Meeting public work session today, the Chester County Commissioners, along with Health Department Director...

Pryor announces local endorsement for 74th District race

Frank Pryor State Representative candidate Frank Pryor received local endorsements today from East Fallowfield Township Supervisors Wilson Lambert Jr. and Joseph Heffern for his pursuit of the 74th House District seat. South Coatesville Borough Councilman Kenneth Bond and Councilwoman Renee Carey have thrown their support behind Pryor as well. Mr. Pryor announced his candidacy last fall and has...

Vitali announces bid for 7th Congressional District

State Rep. Greg Vitali (D-166) HAVERTOWN – Today, State Representative Greg Vitali (D-166) announced he is running for Congress in the 7th congressional district of Pennsylvania. “Climate change is the single greatest long term threat to our world,” Vitali said. “I cannot sit idly by as Donald Trump and the current Congress endanger our future and make this problem worse. The time is...

Williams announces bid for 74th District

Dr. Dan K. Williams and supporters — including state Sen. Andy Dinniman — celebrate his campaign announcement. COATESVILLE — Two months ago Dr. Dan K. Williams, Pastor of New Life in Christ Fellowship in Coatesville, served as Pennsylvania Senate Chaplain for the day. He was praised by state Sen. Andy Dinniman for “offering an insightful and inspirational message of unity to the legislature.” Saturday,...

Town Hall: opioid abuse, Gerrymandering top Roe’s priorities

By JP Phillips, Staff Writer, The Times State Rep. Eric Roe (R-158) listens to a constituent question, Thursday night. EAST MARLBOROUGH — First-term Pennsylvania State Representative Eric Roe held his ninth open meeting with a friendly crowd Thursday at the East Marlborough township building.  According to Roe’s staff, postcard invitations were sent to all households in the local area. The...

Meehan won’t seek reelection in the 7th

U.S. Rep. Patrick Meehan (R-7) Amidst a scandal involving alleged sexual harassment of a staffer and a public payout of funds to settle, U.S. Rep. Patrick Meehan (R-7) announced Thursday that he would not seek reelection for his seat in Congress from the 7th District. Meehan came under increasing pressure this week after a New York Times story detailed an alleged harassment incident with a now...

Keystones, mascot, suspensions all discussed at busy UCF Board meeting

By  JP Phillips, Staff Writer, The Times Brandon Tsai, Chirag Choudhary, Ibraheen Qureshi and Arnab Sircar.  Robert Wang is not pictured of the Patton Middle School Academic team. EAST MARLBOROUGH — The January 22, 2018 Unionville Chadds-Ford school board meeting was held in the recently-refurbished Charles F. Patton middle school auditorium.  Principal Steve Dissinger kicked off the meeting...