SEPTA trains to return to Coatesville; Commissioners pledge $1M

Chester County Commissioners Terence Farrell, Michelle Kichline (front row left and second left) and Kathi Cozzone (second from right) present a check for $1 million to Coatesville City Council and city staff to kick-start a train station parking garage. The presentation was made as SEPTA announced its plan to return regional rail service to the city. Also pictured, is State Representative Dan...

Lewis offers help to senior with SEPTA Key Cards

On Wednesday, Nov. 8, Rep. Harry Lewis (R-Chester), as well as his staff members Andrea Keenan and Amber Little-Turner, assisted residents at Villages at Hillview with applying for the SEPTA Key Senior Photo ID Card. DOWNINGTOWN — To ensure seniors can ride free on all SEPTA transit services, Rep. Harry Lewis Jr. (R-Chester) is offering people 65 and older the opportunity to get a free SEPTA...

Groundbreaking set for for Paoli train station upgrades

State Senator Andy Dinniman announced that a groundbreaking ceremony for the first phase of the Paoli Train Station Project is set for next week. SEPTA and PennDOT will officially kick off the Paoli Station Accessibility Improvements Project on Tuesday, February 28th at 10 a.m., at the Paoli Train Station NW Parking Lot off of Valley Road in Paoli.    Send article as PDF...

SEPTA to implement Christmas Eve schedule for regional rail

PHILADELPHIA – SEPTA will implement its special Christmas Eve midday schedule to better accommodate customer travel needs. The special schedule was created to provide additional service for individuals leaving work early from Center City stations around noon, instead of the typical two-hour evening peak period.     SEPTA’s regular midday schedules are not designed to accommodate...

Coatesville aims to pave path to renaissance

Ambitious free seminar will help area residents find jobs, start businesses By Kathleen Brady Shea, Managing Editor, The Times With redevelopment on the horizon, Coatesville officials say they are taking steps to ensure that area residents are well-prepared, including those who may be looking for a job, interested in launching a business, or hoping to expand one. Utilizing an ambitious, wide-ranging...