CASD forms partnership with WCU and Wells Fargo

New program will bring new opportunities for students By Lauren Parker- Gill, News Editor, The Times Coatesville Senior High School principal spoke to 11th and 12 the graders Wednesday to announce a partnership between the district, Wells Fargo and West Chester University. CALN – The Coatesville Area School District has embarked on an exciting partnership with Wells Fargo and West Chester University...

It’s not just Coatesville: funding crisis coming to your school, too

As poorer districts struggle, they are everyone’s future without state action By Mike McGann, Editor, The Times If you’ve been in and around Coatesville recently, you may have seen picketing teachers — as was the case at the district’s three middle schools Thursday night. The contract between the district and the Coatesville Area Teachers Association expired in late August and there has...

Local company builds doghouses for LaMancha Animal Rescue

LaMancha now considering additional corporate sponsorships By Lauren Parker- Gill, News Editor, The Times Volunteers from Evolve IP raised funds to purchase for eco-friendly, maintenance free doghouses for LaMancha Animal Rescue. EAST FALLOWFIELD – Rescue dogs at LaMancha Animal Rescue got a special treat last week when volunteers from Evolve IP in Wayne built four doghouses for the outdoor shelters...

Coatesville church holds 2nd march for peace, unity and love

Encouraging residents to open communication and show respect for one another By Lauren Parker- Gill, News Editor, The Times Over 60 people, including State Representative Harry Lewis Jr. (R-74) and City Council President Linda Lavender- Norris attended the peace walk in Coatesville Wednesday. COATESVILLE – Following the recent shootings in Orlando, Florida and around the world, as well as the recent...

Coatesville’s City Council reopens splash pad for the summer

Splash pad fully operational and green for the city By Lauren Parker- Gill, News Editor, The Times Coatesville residents enjoy cooling off at the newly reopened splash pad at the city’s Riverwalk Trail. COATESVILLE – Dozens of children excitedly gathered at Coatesville’s Riverwalk Park last week for the grand reopening of the popular splash pad that had been closed last summer due to damage...

Red Raider Rumble brings players, communities together

Teams from around Chester County and from as far away as Harlem N.Y. at initial event By Lauren Parker- Gill, News Editor, The Times The first-ever Red Raider Rumble brought lacrosse teams from around the region and as far away as New York City to partipate in a day competition, fun and sportsmanship. After a very close and exciting game, these players from Coatesville and Harlem came together for...

King’s Highway collecting gently used toys

King’s Highway Elementary School in Coatesville is partnering with Kohl’s in Thorndale and Second Chance Toys to celebrate Earth Day by collecting gently used plastic toys to be recycled, cleaned and donated to children in need.    Send article as PDF   

Coffee With a Cop comes to Coatesville

Chief, officers share java & conversation with local residents By Lauren Parker- Gill, News Editor, The Times Coatesville resident Casey Hart (right) visited Fuel City Cafe with her daughter, Fiona (4) for Coffee with the Chief to speak with Chief Laufer regarding some minor issues in her neighborhood. COATESVILLE – The City’s Police Department kicked off the first “Coffee with the Chief”...

Kings Highway students collect for local organizations

1,700 items collected as part of school’s MLK project By Lauren Parker- Gill, Staff Writer, The Times King’s Highway Elementary students gathered at an assembly Wednesday to present local organizations with items they collected for the 100th Day Challenge, a service project in honor of Martin Luther King Jr. Day and in celebration of the 100th day of school. WEST CALN – Students at King’s...

The Unionville Fair needs your help

More than $23 million has been stolen, nationally, with fake calls By Mike McGann, Editor, The Times Tonight, there’s going to be an important meeting at Willowdale Chapel on the future of the Unionville Fair. The long-running fair, a staple of the community, finds itself without a leader and if one is not found by Feb. 29, this year’s fair will not happen. That meeting takes place tonight at...