Williams announces bid for 74th District

Dr. Dan K. Williams and supporters — including state Sen. Andy Dinniman — celebrate his campaign announcement. COATESVILLE — Two months ago Dr. Dan K. Williams, Pastor of New Life in Christ Fellowship in Coatesville, served as Pennsylvania Senate Chaplain for the day. He was praised by state Sen. Andy Dinniman for “offering an insightful and inspirational message of unity to the legislature.” Saturday,...

PA Supreme Court throws out Congressional district maps

By Mike McGann, Editor, The Times The Pennsylvania Supreme Court If you felt a certain fondness for Pennsylvania’s 7th Congressional District, the Pennsylvania Supreme Court has bad news for you: after a 4-3 ruling by the court Monday, it’s gone — and will be replaced by a newly shaped district by mid-February. A majority of the justices ruled that the 2011 redistricting “clearly, plainly and...

Conflicting accounts cloud incident at Costello home

By Mike McGann, Editor, The Times U.S. Rep. Ryan Costello (R-6). After a local Congressman took to social media over the weekend to allege that two individuals from his opponent’s campaign trespassed at his home, harassed his wife and took pictures — an account in complete variance with that of the individuals involved, it remains unclear exactly what, if anything, occurred on Jan. 13 in a normally...

Arrest made in S. Coatesville murder

Dominic “Buddha” Poulson Police and county detectives said Wednesday that they have made an arrest in a 2017 South Coatesville murder case — an incident where a dispute outside of The Malibu Club turned deadly. The Chester County District Attorney’s Office and South Coatesville Police Department announced the arrest of Dominic “Buddha” Poulson for the murder of Victor...

Turn5 celebrates new HQ opening with Gov. Wolf

By Mike McGann, Editor, The Times Gov. Tom Wolf answers questions from the media during his visit to Turn5’s new headquarters in Paoli. PAOLI — You may not know much about Turn5, that is if you don’t drive a Jeep, Ford Mustang or a pickup truck, but as one of Chester County’s real local business success stories, expect be hearing more in the coming years. A lot more. The company — founded...

Snow snarls traffic, closes schools; deep freeze next

Updated, 11:50 a.m.: Adds postponement of Rep. Costello’s Town Hall event. By Mike McGann, Editor, The Times Snow, wind and cold snarled the Thursday morning commute closed schools across the county as well as county offices, as road crews around the area worked to keep roads clear, fighting snowfall that is expected to continue through midday. Slippery roads, high winds and poor visibility closed...

Snow, frigid temperatures to hit Chesco this weekend

By Mike McGann, Editor, The Times If you loved today’s frosty weather, just wait until you see what Thursday and the weekend bring to Chester County: even colder temperatures and yes just enough snow to make Thursday morning commute a bit tricky. AccuWeather is forecasting about an inch of snow in the morning, some area may see as much as three inches with a high of 25. However sustained winds of...

DEP halts Mariner East 2 pipeline construction

The troubled — and much protested — construction of the Mariner East 2 pipeline, which cuts through the heart of Chester County, was halted Wednesday morning by the state Department of Environmental Protection, just days after local residents and officials mounted calls to stop the project. According to a statement issued Wednesday morning by DEP, the agency has issued an order suspending the construction...

Little-Turner announces bid for 74th District

Amber Little-Turner COATESVILLE – Amber Little-Turner announced her intention to run for state representative in the 74th legislative district. Little-Turner has worked for State Rep. Harry Lewis, Jr. in his local legislative office for the last four years and made her decision to run to replace Lewis after he announced in December that he will retire at the end of his 2017-2018 term. She will...

Happy New Year!

From all of us at The Times, we wish a Happy New year to all of our friends and readers for 2018. While we certainly live in interesting times, we hope we’re able to inform and educate in this at confusing time in our history. Without your support, we wouldn’t be able to do what we do, so thank you! As we did last weekend, we will attempt to stay away from our computers — maybe catch...