Emergency Response Team honored by DA

The Chester County Regional Emergency Response Team (the “CCRERT”), one of Chester County’s SWAT teams, received a District Attorney’s Commendation for bravery and outstanding teamwork. Chester County District Attorney Tom Hogan presented the award to the team on Tuesday, Nov. 13. Fittingly, the SWAT team was presented the award in the middle of a long training day, as they...

Crime Victims’ Center honors Fegley, Ciliberto

[1] John Slauch (CVC Board President); Mike Noone (First Deputy District Attorney); Jim Ciliberto (Chester County Detectives); and Christine Zaccarelli, Esquire (CEO of CVC) pose with Ciliberto who won the Inaugural Peggy Gusz Victims’ Advocacy Legacy Award for his advocacy efforts over the years.WEST CHESTER —The Crime Victims’ Center of Chester County, Inc. celebrated its 45th anniversary...

Rahn named Deputy County Administrator

Kara Rahn WEST CHESTER — Chester County Commissioners Michelle Kichline, Kathi Cozzone and Terence Farrell announce the appointment of Kara Rahn as Deputy County Administrator effective November 26th. Rahn, 41, moves to this new role from the Department of Voter Services, where she has served as Director for nearly three years. As Deputy County Administrator, Rahn will support County Administrator...

Commissioners make $450K investment in Coatesville Library

Chester County Commissioners invest more than $450,000 in Coatesville Area Public Library. From left to right: Pat Bokovitz, Director, Chester County Department of Community Development; County Commissioner Kathi Cozzone; Coatesville Area Public Library Director Penny Williams; County Commissioners Terence Farrell and Michelle Kichline; Nakea Morris, Board President, Coatesville Area Public Library;...

Pulse Point saves a life in Kennett Square

Longwood Fire Company Lieutenant Bas de Vries KENNETT SQUARE — During the evening of November 7 in the heart of downtown Kennett Square a man endured a frightening experience. He found a friend in her car; she looked like she was dead. The man immediately called 911, the first step in the “Chain of Survival” that triggered a complex series of notifications. According to the American Heart Association,...

Chester County Democrats enjoy local Tsunami

By Mike McGann, Editor, The Times Chester County’s  Democrats made strong gains in legislative races Tuesday, winning a clear majority of State House seats and picking up a pair of state Senate seats — not to mention electing a Democrat to represent the entire county in 2019 as well as electing another Democrat to serve the southern part of the county almost immediately. While the “Blue Wave”...

Coroner offers final notice of interment for unclaimed remains

The Chester County Coroner’s Office is planning to inter the unclaimed cremains of the following 54 individuals in the near future. All cremains have been retained by the Coroner’s Office for at least one year. This information is provided as a final notification to any next of kin (closest living relative). If you are the next of kin or an interested party who would like to claim someone’s cremains,...

Dinniman pushes for dog protection bills

Sen. Andy Dinniman with bipartisan lawmakers and animal advocates at a rally in Harrisburg to pass legislation to end puppy mills and prohibit leaving dogs in hot cars. The dog days of summer may be behind us but a group of rescue dogs, animal advocates and bipartisan lawmakers joined state Senator Andy Dinniman in Harrisburg this week to rally for two important bills to better protect our pet animals. “Every...

Dinniman recognizes National Juvenile Justice Week

Laurie Shannon-Bailey, Founder & CEO of the Coatesville Area Juvenile Justice Alliance; Lieutenant Nicole Palmer, Commander of the Staff Services Section Pennsylvania State Police Troop J; and state Senator Andy Dinniman at the recent National Juvenile Justice Week event held at the Chester County Public Training Safety Campus. COATESVILLE — State Senator Andy Dinniman recently joined officials...

Commissioners celebrate National Farmers Day

Ag Council Director Hillary Krummrich, Charles Graydus, Commissioner Michelle Kichline, Marilyn Hershey, Duane Hershey, Commissioner Terence Farrell, Commissioner Kathi Cozzone, Penn State Extension Client Relations Manager Stephanie Shirk. WEST CHESTER — The Chester County Commissioners, along with the Agricultural Development Council (Ag Council), presented two agricultural awards today at Ar-Joy...