Chesco celebrates Planning Month

Chester County Commissioners present a Community Planning Month proclamation to members of the Chester County Planning Commission. (Left to right): David Ward, Assistant Director of the Chester County Planning Commission; Matt Hammond, Chair of the Planning Commission; Commissioner Terence Farrell; Brian O’Leary, Executive Director of the Planning Commission; and Chester County Commissioners...

Chester Co. aims for one billion steps in 2017

Chester County Commissioners Terence Farrell, Michelle Kichline and Kathi Cozzone (center front) are joined by county health department staff and community partners to celebrate walking one billion steps in just six months. WEST CHESTER — The Chester County Commissioners and Health Department threw down the gauntlet and Chester County residents “stepped up” to the challenge – walking one...

Job and career fair, Oct. 4

EXTON — The PA CareerLink – Chester County, in partnership with the Chester County Workforce Development Board and the United Way Financial Stability Center will host a job and career fair on Wednesday, October 4, 2017. The event will run from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. and will be held at the PA CareerLink – Chester County offices in Exton.    Send article as PDF   ...

Federal, county officials celebrate preservation of Dilworth Farm

By Mike McGann, Editor, The Times 1st Delaware Infantry Regiment fires musket volley in honor of those who fought on both sides during the Battle of the Brandywine, prior to a ceremony announcing the preservation of the Dilworth Farm, Friday. BIRMINGHAM — More than two centuries ago, the Continental Army fought and lost a major battle here to the British, leaving it — and the Revolutionary...

Ost-Prisco named to national arson investigation group

Pictured from left to right: Elizabeth A. Schew, Assistant Chester County Fire Marshal; John A. Weer, Chester County Chief County Fire Marshal; John DiBuonaventuro, Chester County Sheriff’s Office; K-9 Leo, Chester County Sheriff’s Office; and Tom Ost-Prisco, Chester County Deputy District Attorney. WEST CHESTER — The Chester County District Attorney’s Office announced that Deputy District...

Art Watch: Beth Clark ready to go bigger in new exhibit

By Lele Galer, Columnist, The Times This art weekend starts in West Chester with fresh openings at Church Street Gallery and The Art Trust in downtown West Chester. Well known plein air painter Beth Clark has an opening reception at Church Street Gallery for “Flora Magica” this Friday September 8 from 5-9pm, and around the corner The Art Trust at Meridian Bank continues its 2017 board...

Chesco’s Kichline and Cozzone elected as officers for Pa. County Commissioners Association

Chester County Commissioners Kathi Cozzone (left) and Michelle Kichline (center) were recently elected as 2018 officers of the County Commissioners Association of Pennsylvania (CCAP). Commissioner Terence Farrell (right) will serve as CCAP District 5 representative. WEST CHESTER — Chester County Commissioners Michelle Kichline and Kathi Cozzone were recently elected as officers of the County...

County to participate in Overdose Awareness Day, Aug. 31

As part of Chester County’s commitment to tackle the opioid and heroin epidemic, the County’s Department of Drug & Alcohol Services announces the County’s participation in “International Overdose Awareness Day” on Thursday, August 31, 2017.  On this day, the County will be joining communities around the world in encouraging residents, businesses and organizations to raise awareness...

Community event to battle homelessness, Aug. 22

WEST CHESTER — Decade to Doorways, Chester County’s initiative to end homelessness, is hosting a free community event on the front lawn of Uptown! Knauer Performing Arts Center, 226 N. High Street in West Chester, from 5:00 to 6:00 p.m. on Tuesday, August 22nd.  Held as part of Decade to Doorways Week of Advocacy and Awareness, the free event will include food, live music, the Humanizing Homelessness...

Sheriff under fire over ‘like’ of FB post defending KKK, neo-Nazi groups

Updated, 4:00 p.m. With expanded comments from Caln Commissioner Josh Young By Mike McGann, Editor, The Times Chester County Sheriff Carolyn “Bunny” Welsh The Sheriff of Chester County is under fire from county Democrats, local elected officials and social media users after liking a Facebook post that suggested Klan members, Neo-Nazi’s and White Supremacists offer less of threat to...