Authorities seek help to ID body found in Valley Twp.

The jacket worn by a woman, whose body was discovered in Valley Twp., Oct. 29. Authorities are asking the public for help to identify her. The Chester County District Attorney’s Office and the Valley Township Police Department announced the recovery of the partially decomposed body of a woman in Valley Township. They are asking for the public’s assistance in identification of the woman. On...

Rau of Unruh, Turner new Valley Solicitor

Andrew Rau Unruh Turner Burke & Frees is announced that the Board of Supervisors for Valley Township unanimously appointed Andrew D.H. Rau and Unruh Turner Burke & Frees at its August 21, 2018 meeting to serve as its Solicitor. Valley Township is in Western Chester County and utilizes a manager-board form of government. “Andy’s talent for providing real world solutions to the increasingly...

Valley employee charged with $250K of embezzlement

Donna Groff VALLEY — A township employee faces charges that she embezzled more than $250,000 from township funds to pay for medical bills and online purchases of clothes, shoes and jewelry as part of an alleged “shopping addiction.” Chester County District Attorney Tom Hogan announced Wednesday the arrest of Donna Groff for allegedly stealing more than $250,000 from her employer, Valley...

Fatal one-car crash occurs in Valley Township

Driver, 27, lost control on Rt. 30 Bypass, police said State police from the Embreeville barracks responded Sunday night to a fatal, one-car crash in Valley Township. A 27-year-old West Chester man died Sunday night in a one-vehicle crash in Valley Township, said state police from the Embreeville barracks. Police said John Michael Stoffa was traveling eastbound on the Rt. 30 Bypass, east of Airport...

Words, deeds, and misdeeds make county history

Archives celebrating 30-year partnership that has assisted thousands of researchers By Kathleen Brady Shea, Managing Editor, The Times Laurie A. Rofini, director of the Chester County Archives and Records Services, checks a document in the climate-controlled storage area. Confronting the likelihood he would not survive the Civil War, a Chester County native stationed near Hampton, Va., penned a  detailed...