Arrest made in S. Coatesville murder

Dominic “Buddha” Poulson Police and county detectives said Wednesday that they have made an arrest in a 2017 South Coatesville murder case — an incident where a dispute outside of The Malibu Club turned deadly. The Chester County District Attorney’s Office and South Coatesville Police Department announced the arrest of Dominic “Buddha” Poulson for the murder of Victor...

Cashing in: eight charged with taking 55 tons of nickel

By Mike McGann, Editor, The Times An example of one of the “super sacks” of nickel reportedly stolen from ArcelorMittal in South Coatesville. SOUTH COATESVILLE — While the good old nickel coin might not seem like it is worth much these days, its namesake metal, which makes up 25% of the coin, is a lot more valuable and apparently was targeted for theft in a big way — to the tune...

Three charged in So. Coatesville false hit and run report

Scott Albee Jr. SOUTH COATESVILLE — Chester County District Attorney Tom Hogan and South Coatesville Police Chief Lew Wilson announced charges against three area residents Thursday for faking a report of a hit-and-run incident in August. On Aug. 27, authorities said Scott Albee Jr. was operating an ATV while under the influence, with a passenger on the back of the ATV. He crashed the ATV along...

Harrison House celebrates 30th anniversary

Harrison House founder Dr. James P. Harrison presents al gift honoring 30-year-employee Pat Reymos, who has served as the facility’s front office manager since July, 1984 COATESVILLE — Harrison House of Chester County, a member of Harrison Senior Living, recognized 30 years serving the Coatesville area senior population at a special early evening event held Thursday, Sept. 18. Refreshments,...

So. Coatesville among 8 to get recycling grants

South Coatesville is among eight Chester County municipalities given state funding to support recycling, according to state Senator Andy Dinniman. Dinniman’s office announced the grants, totaling more than $166,000, Monday. Much of the funds — issued on the basis of amount of material recycled — were award to West Whiteland Township, which managed to collect some 9,993.8 tons of material,...

County approves $2.9M in revitalization grants

Kennett Sq., Coatesville, So. Coatesville among grantees WEST CHESTER — The Chester County Commissioners approved $2.9 million in Community Revitalization Program (CRP) grants, Tuesday. “Over the years, CRP grants have helped to improve communities across Chester County, focusing on urban areas,” said Commissioners’ Chair Ryan Costello. “In addition to improving the public health and...

Alleged source of heroin at Caln Elementary arrested

D.A. blasts district for its handling of news that 7-year-old had drugs in school By Kathleen Brady Shea, Managing Editor, The Times Pauline Bilinski-Munion After investigators identified the source of heroin – distributed by a first-grader at Caln Elementary to at least one classmate on Friday, May 3 – as the child’s grandmother, county detectives took her into custody two days later,...

County offering citizens free emergency training

Course is designed to make residents better prepared to handle catastrophes During the last CERT course, the Chester County Public Training Center was a hub of activity as emergency services workers went about their routines as instructors helped trainees respond to a simulated rescue of a person trapped by a collapsed building. The county is inviting citizens to receive free training that will...

County completes rock-solid 9/11 tribute

First-responders collect relics from 3 sites to memorialize at training center By Kathleen Brady Shea, Managing Editor, The Times Jim Werner (left), a Uwchlan Ambulance Corps EMT, and Ed Toner, past president of the Chester County Fraternal Order of Police, display the shale from the Flight 93 crash site that will be memorialized at the Chester County Public Safety Training Center in South Coatesville. When...

Commissioners ‘Road Show’ a big hit

More than 100 people attend Commissioners meeting in So. Coatesville The Chester County Commissioners honored those involved with a series of Western Chester County planning and growth initiatives — sparked in part by the Western Chester County Chamber of Commerce as well as the creation of Council of Governments — Coatesville, the boroughs of Atglen, Parkesburg, Modena, South Coatesville,...