Chesco Sheriff holds K-9 Unit graduation

The Chester County Sheriff’s Office graduates its second K-9 training class. On Friday, May 19, the Chester County Sheriff’s Office heralded the graduates of the county’s second K-9 patrol and narcotics training course during a 45-minute ceremony filled with pomp –and the dogs’ periodic panting. Addressing an audience of nearly 100, Chester County Sheriff Carolyn “Bunny” Welsh said...

CCIU celebrates graduation of 30 LPN students

On Monday December 12, 2016, students in the full-time CCIU Practical Nursing Program based out of Downingtown became the 119th class to graduate from this program. Row 1 left to right: Emily Simpson, Aletra Moore, Jennifer Arroyo (Salutatorian), Nadine Broomall, Claudia Guzman, Silva, Kim Davis, Grace Crompton, Michele Carpenter. Row 2 left to right: Tedescha Short, Serrita Schofield, Keisha Sumner,...

Coatesville celebrates Class of 2016 in 138th commencement

Graduates reminded their education does not stop here The class of 2016 at Coatesville Area Senior High School graduated under bright, sunny skies at the 138th commencement Thursday. By Lauren Parker- Gill, News Editor, The Times CALN – The Coatesville Area Senior High School held its 138th commencement under perfectly bright, sunny skies at the Coatesville Memorial Stadium – Red Raider Field...

Malvern Prep celebrates 2016 graduation

Malvern Prep 2016 graduates celebrate during this week’s commencement ceremony. MALVERN – Malvern Prep’s 90th Commencement was held today under beautiful skies at Wolfington Plaza on the School’s Chapel lawn, as the Malvern community paid tribute to the 115 seniors of the Class of 2016 for their accomplishments, commitment to service and the strong bonds of brotherhood that they have formed. Class...

County graduates 26 new firefighters

West Chester Fire Department Chaplain Jerry Schwartz speaks with the graduates during Thursday’s ceremony. COATESVILLE  – Chester County Department of Emergency Services, Fire Services Division, held graduation for the Spring 2015 Firefighter I class.  Twenty-six graduates were given their certification at a ceremony that was held at the Wagontown Fire Company on Thursday. Family, friends...

CASD board approves scans of Reeceville roof

Change in high school graduation date discussed By Kyle Carrozza, Staff Writer, The Times CALN – The Coatesville Area School Board approved an infrared scan of Reeceville Elementary School’s roof in order to diagnose the extent of leakage problems at a special meeting April 14. Reeceville Principal Catherine Van Vooren said that the leaks have been an ongoing problem, sometimes rendering parts...

Reflection and courage key to Coatesville’s Class of 2013

Coatesville Area High graduates 527, including record number of AP students By Kyle Carrozza, Staff Writer, The Times CALN — Laugh about the past, and dare to go boldly into the future. These seemed to be the recurring messages at Coatesville Area Senior High’s graduation on Thursday night. Held in the 9/10 Center gym, 527 students became Coatesville’s 135th graduating class. The evening started...

Pride pervades Coatesville commencement

Hugs were plentiful at the Coatesville Area Senior High School commencement.
Nearly 550 celebrate moving to next chapter By Kathleen Brady Shea, Managing Editor, CoatesvilleTimes.com COATESVILLE — When students from Kennett or Unionville asked him where he went to school, Branden Bauer said he heard a trace of disdain when they said, “You go to Coatesville?” “I’m proud to say, ‘Yes, I do,’” he proclaimed last night to thunderous applause. Bauer, a speaker at...