Bids coming due to build Coatesville train station

A rendering of the planned new train station in Coatesville. COATESVILLE — As the September 16th due date quickly approaches for contract bids to build the new Coatesville Train Station, the City is poised to mark another milestone for one of its most anticipated projects. According to a Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) news advisory, the selected contractor will build the project...

Coatesville hosting open interview day for manufacturing job seekers, Aug. 28

Exton-based United Safety & Survivability Corporation is teaming up with the City of Coatesville to host an open interview day for manufacturing job seekers on Saturday, August 28, from 12:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. at Coatesville City Hall, One City Hall Place, Coatesville, PA. There is a $750 signing bonus awarded to eligible hired candidates. Candidates will interview directly with Human Resources...

Sikorsky to close Coatesville helicopter plant, 240 jobs to be lost

Lockheed Martin announced Thursday that it would close the Sikorsky helicopter plant in the Coatesville area — near Chester County Airport in Valley — with the loss of some 240 local jobs. Not surprisingly, many of the elected officials who brokered a deal to keep the plant open in 2019 expressed anger and frustration at the decision — including U.S. Rep. Chrissy Houlahan (D-6), who fought to...

Sounds of Summer Music Series returns, Aug. 27

COATESVILLE — The City of Coatesville is pleased to announce the return of the Sounds of Summer Music Series on Friday, August 27, from 5:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. at Victor Abdala Park, 851 Olive Street in Coatesville. www.coatesville.org Music lovers are invited to relax, unwind and enjoy Easy Listening, Smooth Jazz, and R&B, fresh air, great food and community spirit. All Sounds of Summer concerts...

Houlahan tours Coatesville businesses, holds public town hall

Rep. Houlahan and Chief Jack Lauer meet at the Coatesville police department to discuss community safety. COATESVILLE – On Tuesday, Representative Chrissy Houlahan (D-6) spent the day in Coatesville, touring various locales and engaging with the community on a number of crucial issues affecting Pennsylvania’s Sixth District: care for our seniors, collaboration with our local police, support for...

Coatesville announces Pop Up & Shop

Coatesville’s Pop Up & Shop outdoor markets return to the City on Saturday, July 10, at 3rd Avenue and Lincoln Highway (near Rite Aid) from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Launched in September 2020 to provide entrepreneurs the opportunity to take their new and emerging small businesses to the next level, Coatesville’s Pop Up & Shop markets are free and open to the public and will feature custom clothing...

Salvation Army of Coatesville honors Blair as Hero of Hope

Cathy Blair COATESVILLE — In celebration of National Salvation Army Week, which runs from May 10 to 16, The Salvation Army of Coatesville is proud to honor Cathy Blair as its 2021 Hero of Hope for the impact she has made on our local community members in need, especially over the last pandemic year. Blair, resident of Chester County, is an advisory board member of The Salvation Army of Coatesville....

Community COVID Vaccination event in Coatesville, May 6

COATESVILLE — There will be a community COVID vaccination event on Thursday, May 6 at the Jubilee Evangelistic Ministries, from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Appointments are required and can be obtained by calling (610) 380-9601. The event is open to all over age 16. The May 6 event — at 920 E. Lincoln Highway — is targeted for those unable to travel to one of the county vaccination sites or those unable...

Morgan Truck Body to hold hiring event at Coatesville City Hall, April 10

Manufacturing assemblers at Morgan Truck Body. The City of Coatesville, in partnership with Morgan Truck Body and the Chester County Economic Development Council’s Hire One Initiative, has announced a job fair Saturday, April 10 from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at Coatesville City Hall, One City Place. Inspired by the successful collaboration between the City of Coatesville and Urban Outfitters last...

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...