Coatesville School District continues admin reorg

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Working to improve middle school curriculum  By Lauren Parker- Gill, News Editor, The Times CALN – The Coatesville Area School District board of directors continued efforts to correct previous questionable moves by the previous administration and school board by updating employees’ titles and eliminating a key position in the district. School board president Dean Snyder read a statement regarding...

Chesco launches new anti real estate fraud program

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Chester County District Attorney Tom Hogan (left) and Chester County Recorder of Deeds Rick Loughery (center) reviewing a real estate transaction with Deputy Recorder of Deeds Ruth Huganir (right). WEST CHESTER — Chester County Recorder of Deeds Rick Loughery is introducing a new service to his office called Operation Fraud Guard.   Operation Fraud Guard initiates an enhanced review of real estate...

Chester County ranked 10th in nation for tech

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Chester County Commissioners’ Chair Terence Farrell (center) receives the Digital Counties Survey award from (left) Tim Woodbury, Director of Government Relations for Accela and (right) Katie Burke, Government Program Specialist for Laserfiche. WEST CHESTER — Chester County took its place among the digital elite this week, when it was presented with a Digital Counties Survey award that recognizes...

County Democrats display passion at local office opening

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Crowds pack new Kennett Area Democrats’ campaign facility By Mike McGann, Editor, The Times Democrats from around Chester County gathered Sunday to celebrate the opening of the Kennett Area Democrats’ new campaign office on East Linden Street in Kennett Square. From left: State Rep. candidate Susan Rzucidlo, Chester County Democratic Chair Brian McGinnis, Attorney General Candidate Josh...

Coatesville PD keeps it positive despite Monday’s attack on officer

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Will continue community outreach efforts to maintain lines of communication with public By Lauren Parker- Gill, News Editor, The Times At a recent Coffee with the Chief event at Fuel City Cafe, Coatesville Police Lt. James Audette showed a student of the Coatesville Area School District how the traffic cams in the city can be viewed from his mobile phone. COATESVILLE – Despite Monday’s attack...

Donations still needed for Back To School Event

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Some of the backpacks donated for the 2015 event — donations for the 2016 event on Aug. 19 are still being welcomed. Anticipation is building for the 4th Annual Coatesville Back to School Event on Friday, Aug. 19 from 3-6 pm at Scott Middle School at 800 Olive Street in Coatesville. The community-wide effort is implemented by over 100 volunteers and 13 local organizations including the Coatesville...

Man charged with attacking Coatesville police officer

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COATESVILLE — In the wake of attacks on police in Dallas and Baton Rouge, violence against local police came home to Chester County when a man allegedly attacked a City Police officer in broad daylight with a rock — an incident that sent a police officer to the hospital with injuries. At approximately 1:50 p.m. Monday, Coatesville Police Patrolman Jared Davis was on patrol in a marked police...

Woman faces charges in child’s accident death

COATESVILLE — The mother of an eight-year-old girl who died in a car accident in 2015 faces charges of homicide by motor vehicle, police said. City police said that Jennifer Trego had marijuana and an unprescribed prescription medication in her system when she was involved in a crash at Rt. 82 and Wagontown Road on Aug. 13, 2015. Police said she also had a suspended drivers license and no insurance...

Caln police seek help to find missing woman

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Barbara Keenan CALN — Township police are asking for help from the public to locate a missing Marcus Hook woman who has gone missing for nearly a week after a visit to Brandywine Hospital. Police are trying to locate Barbara Keenan, almost a week after she sought treatment at the Brandywine Hospital on July 09. Police said Friday she has not been seen or heard from since she was discharged on...

Obama expected to sign four Meehan bills

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Congressman Pat Meehan looks on as Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI) signs the Comprehensive Addiction and Recovery Act to send it to the President’s desk on Thursday. President Barack Obama was expected to sign four bills authored by Rep. Patrick Meehan (R-7.) after all received broad bipartisan support in both the House and the Senate this week. Three of the measures were included in landmark legislation...