80 get job offers after job fair in Coatesville

Ready to open the doors for the URBAN Outfitters, Inc. Hiring Event at the Benner Center in Coatesville February 6 & 7 where 80 employment offers were extended. (left to right) – Donald Folks, Coatesville City Councilman; County Commissioner Josh Maxwell; County Commissioner Michelle Kichline; County Commissioner Marian Moskowitz; State Representative Dan Williams; James Logan, Coatesville City...

Urban Outfitters holding hiring event in Coatesville this weekend

COATESVILLE – The City of Coatesville has been selected to fill up to 200 open positions at the Urban Outfitters, Inc. fulfillment and distribution centers in Gap. Job seekers can attend an Urban Outfitters, Inc. Hiring Event, held at The Benner Building, 2nd floor (CASD) at 545 Lincoln Highway East in Coatesville on Saturday, February 6 and Sunday, February 7, from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Various...

Coatesville gets first Keystone Innovation Zone designation

The nth Innovation Center will be Coatesville’s first Keystone Innovation Zone. COATESVILLE – The Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, through the Department of Community and Economic Development (DCED), has designated 190 W. Lincoln Highway as a Keystone Innovation Zone (KIZ), the first KIZ in Coatesville. The property is home to the nth Innovation Center. Its lead tenant, nth Solutions LLC, a vertically...

Coatesville names new Ass’t. City Manager during reorganization meeting

Charles “Chip” Huston COATESVILLE — During the Monday, January 4 Coatesville Reorganization meeting, which was held in the midst of the city’s pivotal redevelopment initiatives, Linda Lavender Norris was reelected as City Council President along with Carmen Green, Vice President. “I feel honored that my colleagues entrusted me to maintain this leadership role, and it’s my pleasure...

Coatesville declares state of emergency due to COVID

COATESVILLE — On the heels of Governor Wolf’s December 10 Limited-Time Mitigation Order that remains in effect through January 4, 2021, the City of Coatesville has declared a State of Emergency that outlines proactive measures beginning Sunday, December 13. “Despite mitigation efforts implemented previously, COVID-19 cases in Coatesville continue to escalate,” says Coatesville City Manager...

Coatesville 2nd Century Alliance receives 3rd round of Downtown Revitalization Funding

COATESVILLE — As a part of their five-point, city-wide revitalization strategy, the Coatesville 2nd Century Alliance places a high priority on the redevelopment of the downtown commercial core. In 2018, they applied for – and received – a Neighborhood Partnership Program (NPP) grant from the Pennsylvania Department of Community and Economic Development. NPP is a Pennsylvania tax credit incentive...

Coatesville police continue to deepen bond with community through training, engagement

Coatesville Police Corporal Brenden Boyle tickets a city youngster for good behavior, as part of the department’s community outreach program. COATESVILLE — As calls for police reform and sensitivity training have become a nationwide outcry, the City of Coatesville Police Department has taken an existing community engagement initiative a step further by blending time-tested training with new...

Coatesville Savings changes name to Prosper to better reflect wider community service

Chester County community leaders joined Prosper Bank to celebrate the bank’s name change from Coatesville Savings Bank to Prosper Bank. The transition reflects the bank’s growth and expanded footprint to serve a wider community throughout Chester, Lancaster, Lebanon, Dauphin and Cumberland counties. Attending the official ribbon cutting ceremony Tuesday in Coatesville were:Front row (l to r) Latifah...

Logan appointed as Coatesville City Manager

James Logan COATESVILLE — James Logan was appointed City Manager of Coatesville in a unanimous vote by City Council on Monday night. Logan, who has served as Assistant City Manager since August 2018, has been serving as Acting City Manager since the retirement of former Manager Michael Trio was announced two weeks ago at the close of his five-year contract. Logan has previously held a number of city,...

Coatesville Christmas Parade canceled due to COVID-19

Mummers march at a previous undated Coatesville Christmas Parade. COATESVILLE – In an effort to safeguard the attendees and participants of one of Coatesville’s most cherished events, the Coatesville Christmas Parade Committee has announced the cancellation of the 2020 parade, Monday. The Parade Committee expressed disappointment for the community that this year’s parade is cancelled, but stressed...