Authorities seek public’s help on W. Fallowfield murder

Local authorities are seeking information about this car — missing — after the body of its owner was discovered late Thursday in West Fallowfield. Authorities are asking the public for help in finding the killer of a man whose body was discovered Thursday night in West Fallowfield. The Chester County District Attorney’s Office and West Fallowfield Police Department are investigating a...

Hurricane Florence could impact area by week’s end

By Mike McGann, Editor, The Times The current projected path of winds from Hurricane Florence as it is expected to make landfall Thursday. The latest computer models suggest a turn to the north that could impact the Chester County area. While there are a large number of variables, local residents should at minimum stay alert as to the path and progress of Hurricane Florence, which looks to make...

County to spray for mosquitos in West Chester on Sept. 11

One of two areas planned for mosquito spraying next week. WEST CHESTER — Following the contractual guidelines/agreement with the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection, the Chester County Health Department will conduct a mosquito control treatment spray in portions of West Chester Borough on Tuesday, Sept. 11 from 7:30 to 11:30 p.m. The rain date for this event is Wednesday, Sept....

Career Link extends office hours

EXTON — Beginning on September 12th, the PA CareerLink® – Chester County office will offer expanded hours for customers on the second and fourth Wednesday of the month.  On these days, the center will remain open until 7:00 p.m. for access to services including the Welcome Center, workshops like CPR/AED certification and soft skills training, and events like job fairs, employer panels,...

PA American Water starts work on new Coatesville water main

Pennsylvania American Water today announced the start of construction to replace aging water main in the City of Coatesville to improve service reliability and prevent water outages. The project, with a cost of approximately $610,000, will replace outdated pipe dating back to the 1940s. Starting next week, the company will install approximately 1,500 feet of new eight-inch ductile iron pipe along...

Roe to hold breakfast for seniors, Sept. 15

State Rep. Eric Roe (R-158) NEW GARDEN — Rep. Eric Roe (R-158) is inviting all seniors of the 158th Legislative District to share their thoughts on state-related issues and be updated on current state legislation while enjoying a light breakfast. The breakfast will be held on Saturday, Sept. 15, from 9-11 a.m. at Kennett Middle School, located at 195 Sunny Dell Road in Landenberg.  Everyone...

Rau of Unruh, Turner new Valley Solicitor

Andrew Rau Unruh Turner Burke & Frees is announced that the Board of Supervisors for Valley Township unanimously appointed Andrew D.H. Rau and Unruh Turner Burke & Frees at its August 21, 2018 meeting to serve as its Solicitor. Valley Township is in Western Chester County and utilizes a manager-board form of government. “Andy’s talent for providing real world solutions to the increasingly...

Gawthrop, Greenwood new Coatesville solictors

  Anthony T. Verwey, Patrick M. McKenna and Stacey L. Fuller of Gawthrorp Greenwood. Gawthrop Greenwood, PC announced it has been appointed solicitor of the City of Coatesville. “Municipalities across our region are facing challenges as they navigate population and business growth, as well as an ever-changing regulatory and legal environment,”  says lead solicitor Anthony T. Verwey....

Pocopson, State Police discuss school safety issues

By Karen Cresta, Staff Writer, The Times POCOPSON – Monday, August 27, was back to school for Unionville Chadds Ford School District (UCFSD) students and school safety was the perfect on-point topic for the Pocopson Township Supervisors. Lt. Michelle Swantner, Station Commander of Avondale State Police Barracks, spoke during the public comment portion of the meeting about security measures in...

Have a happy — and Safe — Labor Day weekend

Although we may all be dodging raindrops — and potential thunderstorms  —throughout the weekend, this Labor Day weekend, it makes sense to pay attention to a few details to keep your long weekend happy and safe. Whether, like many of us, you plan to stay home and fire up the grill for one last summer weekend, or if you’re hitting the road for one last weekend at the shore, Red Cross...