ChristianaCare: West Grove campus emergency dept. site won’t open for at least a year

The former Jennersville Hospital will reopen as a medical campus, operated by ChristianaCare. But the initial phase, which calls for emergency medicine, is still a year from opening, company officials say. Leaders from ChristianaCare and local elected officials provided an update last week on the status of the former Jennersville Hospital which the health care company purchased in June and expects...

On Stage: Harper brings sounds from down under to blues

By Denny Dyroff, Entertainment Editor, The Times Harper Many, many blues bands have performed at Jamey’s House of Music (32 South Lansdowne Avenue, Lansdowne, 215-477-9985,www.jameyshouseofmusic.com) in recent years, but none have had the musical line-up of this week’s headliner. On September 16, Jamey’s will host the area debut of Harper and Midwest Kind. The band’s founder/leader is an award-winning...

County to hold Job Fair for Human Services and Behavioral Health Career Openings, Sept. 22

The PA CareerLink-Chester County, in partnership with the Chester County Workforce Development Board, is hosting a job and career fair on Thursday, September 22, with a focus on employment with companies in human services and behavioral health. The job fair is open from 11:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. and is located in Room 351 of the Chester County Government Services Center, 601 Westtown Road, West Chester. ...

DCCC mourns the death of head basketball coach Larry Yarbray, Sr.

Larry Yarbray Jr. seen coaching his players during the 2021-22 season. Larry Yarbray, Sr., head coach of Delaware County Community College’s men’s basketball team, passed away on Saturday, September 10 after being struck by a vehicle during an organized, morning, bike ride in Dover, Delaware. Delaware State Police are investigating the incident. The 51-year-old Yarbray, the former boys basketball...

Houlahan, Urscheler meet with first responders to reflect on impact of Hurricane Ida

(Front row from right): Fire Chief Brazunas, Rep. Houlahan, and Mayor Urscheler with members of the Phoenixville Fire Department This week, Representative Chrissy Houlahan (D-16) and Mayor Peter Urscheler gathered at the new Phoenixville Fire Station with nearly 50 first responders and community leaders in reflection of Hurricane Ida’s destruction one year ago this week. Wednesday’s visit included...

On Stage: Rock legends band together for American Vinyl All Star Band

By Denny Dyroff, Entertainment Editor, The Times American Vinyl All Star Band Danny Beissel recently performed in concert at Uptown! Knauer Performing Arts Center in West Chester. It was another of the singer’s “pre-release’ shows for his soon-to-be-released album, “Featherborn.” Jeff “Skunk” Baxter recently headlined a show at City Winery in Philadelphia. The guitarist and longtime...

Houlahan wins two Democracy Awards, first Member to win two during one term

U.S. Rep. Chrissy Houlahan (D-6) Today, The Congressional Management Foundation (CMF) announced that Rep. Chrissy Houlahan (D-6) was a winner of two Democracy Awards—she is the first Member in history to win two categories in a single congressional term. Rep. Houlahan was selected for outstanding achievement for the category of “Constituent Service” and “Life in Congress”- Workplace...

Legislators meet with nonprofits to discuss housing experience

Cheryl Miles, Chairwoman for Black Women of Chester County in Action, Representative Dan Williams (74th Legislative District), Senator Katie Muth (44th Senatorial District), Chester County Commissioner Josh Maxwell, Mayor Peter Urscheler of Phoenixville, Mayor Lillian DeBaptiste of West Chester, Rob Henry (Administrator, Chester County Partnership to End Homelessness), Hallie Romanowski (Executive...

County working to get entire records archive online by 2024

Chester County Digital Archives Technician Alex Perry (seated) and Archivist John Smith (standing) oversee the scanning of the County’s historic documents. In less than two years, Chester County’s most historic documents will be available online. Thanks to improved scanning equipment, Chester County’s Archives & Records Services has accelerated the process of scanning and digitizing documents...

White House, Wolf and Houlahan celebrate federal investments in Coatesville

From left; Mitch Landrien, White House Senior Advisor & Infrastructure Coordinator; U.S. Rep. Chrissy Houlahan; Gov. Tom Wolf; and State Rep. Dan Williams talk together during a press conference to celebrate federal investments in Pennsylvania thanks to the Biden Infrastructure Law, at a construction site slated for a new Amtrak station in Coatesville on Wednesday, August 24, 2022. Infrastructure...