Woman charged with embezzling from Caln business

Lisa R. Saxe CALN — A Delaware woman has been charged with taking some $220,000 from a township small business, apparently, police said, to fund her gambling habit. Lisa R. Saxe, of Claymont, Del., was charged with Theft, Access Device Fraud, Unlawful Use of a Computer and related charges, Wednesday by township police. 

Caln police seek help to find missing woman

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...

Caln police seek knife-wielding robber

CALN — Township police are seeking a knife-wielding robber who victimized a township resident outside of their Jennifer Drive home, Late Monday. Police say they are investigating an armed robbery that occurred on June 20 at about 10 p.m. in the 300 block of Jennifer Drive. The victim was approached by a suspect wielding a knife who had been hidden in bushes outside of the victim’s residence. The...

Caln man charged with sexually abusing children

Christopher Guiseppe A Caln man faces charges that he sexually abused three children under age 10 and authorities say they worry that he might have abused more children and are asking the public to come forward if they have additional information. Chester County District Attorney Tom Hogan announced the arrest of Christopher Guiseppe Thursday on charges that he sexually abused multiple children.

Urban affairs committee looks at blight in Chester County

House panel tours Downingtown, Caln, Coatesville and Parkesburg By Mike McGann, Editor, The Times The State House Urban Affairs Committee prepares to hold a hearing on the impact of blight in Chester County, Wednesday at Coatesville City Hall. COATESVILLE — The State House’s Urban Affairs Committee held a special hearing in the city Wednesday to address economic development and the ongoing problem...

Coffee with a Cop, Wednesday

CALN — The Pennsylvania State Police Embreeville Station will hold a Coffee with a Cop event to be held on Wednesday, March 30th from 8 a.m. to 10 a.m. at Dunkin Donuts located at 3907 Lincoln Hwy, Downingtown, PA 19335. The event provides a unique opportunity for citizens and police officers to come together to discuss community issues, build relationships, and drink coffee in an informal, neutral...

United Way’s Color Run back for 2016

United Way of Chester County’s Color Run is back and bigger than ever for 2016. United Way of Chester County is bringing back its popular Color 5K Run & Walk this year after selling out in 2014 and 2015 for the largest 5k event in Caln Township history. The 2016 fundraiser is on course to exceed last year’s $30,000 raised for much needed local community programs. And for the third year...

American Water starts $500K water main replacement

Pennsylvania American Water announced Monday the start of construction in Caln Township to install new water main to improve service reliability, prevent water outages and fire protection. The project will replace approximately 2,400 feet of aging water main at an estimated cost of nearly $500,000. Starting this week, crews will install new eight-inch ductile iron pipe along Clothier, Dupont and Essex...

Caln police seek armed robber

Caln Police released this security camera image of an alleged armed robber who hit the Family Dollar story Thursday night. CALN — Township police are investigating a reported armed robbery at the Family Dollar store on Lincoln Highway, Thursday evening. Police said that a man approached the entrance of the store a little after 8:30 p.m., accosted an employee standing outside and forced her to go...

Caln’s District 28 softball champs ready for state tourney

U10 team starts quest for state title, Tuesday By Lauren Parker-Gill, Staff Writer, The Times Caln’s U10 girls softball team won the District 28 Little League title and now will compete for the Pennsylvania title this week. CALN – Excitement was in the air and under the lights at last Wednesday’s softball practice for the Caln Little League Softball 10 U All Star team, their coaches and parents...