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Chester County’s Underground Railroad remembered

Kennett Historical Commission details township, county role in leading slaves to freedom By Jacqueline Kennedy, Correspondent, The Times KENNETT — The Kennett Township Historical Commission held its annual meeting earlier… Read more »

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Memorial Day roundup: Parades in Kennett & Marshallton, honoring fallen heroes in W. Brandywine

Although for many of us Memorial Day marks the unofficial start of summer, it remains a solemn reminder of all who served and especially those who made the ultimate sacrifice… Read more »

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Canine Partners For Life celebrates 25 years

COATESVILLE — Join Canine Partners for Life as it celebrates its silver anniversary at Pawty at the Preserve on Saturday, May 30 from 3 to 7 p.m. This not-to-be-missed party… Read more »

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Primary 2015: Light turn out, handful of races settled

Coatesville elects new City Council member, two DJ races appear settled By Mike McGann, Editor, The Times With a light voter turnout and a limited number of contested races, the… Read more »

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County dedicates new tactical village

SOUTH COATESVILLE — Chester County Commissioners Terence Farrell, Kathi Cozzone and Michelle Kichline were joined by more than 250 people at the recent official opening of the county’s Public Safety… Read more »

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YMCA hosts FREE outdoor swim Memorial Day weekend

Outdoor pools open to community – event places a focus water safety On May 23, 24 & 25, the YMCA of Greater Brandywine will kick off summer by opening its… Read more »

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Man hit by gun fire; police investigate 2 gunfire incidents

COATESVILLE — A city man was struck in the foot by gunfire early Friday in one of two apparent shooting incidents this week, city police said. In the early morning… Read more »

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Groundbreaking held for expanded ‘Little Yellow House’ shop

DOWNINGTOWN — The Brandywine Health Foundation’s President and CEO, Frances Sheehan, along with staff and volunteers from the Brandywine Consignment Shop, broke ground on Wednesday for what will become a… Read more »

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Growing Coatesville Senior Center seeks volunteers

COATESVILLE — Now more than ever, Coatesville Area Senior Center needs volunteers. CASC, a non-profit serving Chester County seniors, began in 1977 at a Coatesville bank. Now located at 22… Read more »

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Petco gives $60K grant to Chesco SPCA

WEST CHESTER – The Chester County SPCA (CCSPCA) recently announced it has been awarded a $60,000 grant from the Petco Foundation to support the shelter’s outreach initiatives in the community… Read more »

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