Valley Forge MOAA awards ROTC and JROTC Liberty Bell scholarships plus awards

Gilbert Lappano – Commander USN (Retired), Cadet Dilia Reyes-Hill, Charles Merwin – 1st Lt USA (Former) The Valley Forge Chapter of the Military Officers Association of America serving Chester and surrounding counties awarded Liberty Bell Scholarships and special awards on Saturday at the Desmond Hotel in Chesterbrook.  The national MOAA organization is comprised of over 350,000 officers...

LCH Recognized for community health quality

Left to Right- Medical Assistant: Monse Balbuena, Medical Director: Joseph Greco, Patient Advocate: Nefta Erroa, Registered Nurse: Maria Ortiz, CEO: Ronan Gannon, Director of Development: Kate Wickersham, Member Relations Specialist: Luz Gonzalez. KENNETT SQUARE — LCH Health and Community Services received 4 Community Health Quality Recognition awards and was once again recognized as a Patient-Centered...

CCIU celebrates academic excellence and student achievement

Dr. Fiore welcomes students and families to the 2021-22 CCIU Champions Banquet. On Thursday, May 12, students gathered for the champions banquet at Franklin Commons in Phoenixville, PA, to celebrate an array of amazing accomplishments from the 2021-22 school year. The banquet began with opening remarks from special events coordinators Jay Della Ragione and Kathy Gurnee. CCIU Executive Director,...

McKenna receives Chester County Bar Association Awards for service to public and legal profession

Chester County Bar Association President Michelle Bernardo-Rudy presents Gawthrop Greenwood attorney Patrick McKenna with an award for outstanding service to the public and legal profession during the Bar Association’s annual President’s Dinner. Gawthrop Greenwood attorney Patrick McKenna is being recognized by the Chester County Bar Association for his service to the public and legal profession....

YMCA announces 2020 award winners

Daryl Thomas WEST CHESTER — The YMCA of Greater Brandywine (YGBW) is presenting two of its highest honors during its board meeting on Wednesday, March 24. Daryl Thomas of Herr’s Food will receive the 2020 Distinguished Service Award, which recognizes the effort and achievement of the YMCA’s most special friends and emphasizes the need for community service by all citizens. Advantage Building...

West Chester Downtown Foundation Issues $20,000 in grant awards to local non-profits

WEST CHESTER  — On October 17th, 2019 the West Chester Downtown Foundation (WCDF) hosted their 9th annual West Chester Preservation Awards Ceremony at the Chester County Historical Society in downtown West Chester, PA. During this ceremony the Foundation announced its fifth consecutive year of grant awardees.    Send article as PDF   

Chester County Library named Library of the Year

EXTON —The Pennsylvania Library Association named the Chester County Library as “Library of the Year” Tuesday during the association’s annual conference in Erie, Pennsylvania. The Chester County Library is the second in Pennsylvania to receive this statewide award. The designation comes on the heels of the library’s recent award as a PA Forward Gold Star Library.    Send...

Jaycees name Urscheler one of 10 Outstanding Young Americans

Phoenixville Mayor Peter Urscheler JCI USA, commonly known as the Jaycees, is pleased to announce Mayor Peter Urscheler has been named as one of the 2019 Ten Outstanding Young Americans. Urscheler is one of only ten individuals nationwide who will be honored at the 81st annual black-tie awards ceremony on Saturday, September 28, 2019, at the Omni Hotel in Corpus Christi, Texas.   ...

County wins award for financial reporting

County Controller Margaret Reif (seated center) and staff in the Chester County Controller’s Office, who were awarded the Certificate for Excellence in Financial Reporting. Seated, left and right: Carol Pollitz and Anitha Rajagopal Rao; Back row, left to right: Tacie Himelright, Jenny Suryani, Catherine Advincula and Bob Park. WEST CHESTER — The Chester County Controller’s Office received notification...

Phoenixville honored for Commitment to Community

PHOENIXVILLE — At the November Borough Council Meeting, the Borough of Phoenixville accepted a prize check from Dallas Data Systems, Inc. for being the winner of their 2018 Commitment to Community Contest. The Commitment to Community Contest allows municipalities to enroll their community projects or charities, and then encourages their community to vote for their project in hopes of winning one...