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...

Members of the Chester County Sheriff’s Office present plaques to doctors at Hope Veterinary Specialists in Malvern. WEST CHESTER — A group of doctors at Hope Veterinary Specialists in Malvern received an unexpected tribute from the Chester County Sheriff’s Office on Wednesday, April 26 – a gesture with unlikely ties to a 2014 firebombing. The staff at the emergency and critical-care facility...

Sheriff welcomes new four-legged deputy

Chester County Sheriff Carolyn “Bunny” Welsh with her newest K-9 deputy, Melody. WEST CHESTER — Chester County Sheriff Carolyn “Bunny” Welsh is welcoming a new four-legged deputy, Melody, to her office’s K-9 unit. Melody’s appointment within the office is to serve as a “comfort” dog in courtroom circumstances where she can help to ease the stress experienced by children...

Legion, Sheriff’s Office & A. Duie Pyle to host wreath laying for fallen Vets

Community is encouraged to donate and attend December 12 ceremony By Kim Chiomento, News Editor, The Times OXFORD – The Oxford American Legion Post and Wreaths Across America (WAA) invites the Chester County Community to consider supporting the purchase of wreaths to be placed at the headstones of 1,200 fallen veterans and honor them with a wreath laying ceremony scheduled for December 12, at the...

Symbolic wreaths will pay tribute to veterans

Ceremony to take place at Oxford Cemetery on Saturday  By Kathleen Brady Shea, Managing Editor, The Times On Saturday, Dec. 14, wreaths will be placed on veterans’ graves in more than 850 communities across the country as part of the Wreaths Across America project. In Chester County, a ceremony will be held at Oxford Cemetery. Ask yourself what your life would be like were it not for the many...

Retired Stars and Stripes get respectful repository

County residents can place worn flags in special box near Sheriff’s Office By Kathleen Brady Shea, Managing Editor, The Times Sporting a flag-filled tie, Chief Deputy Sheriff George P. March prepares to retire a collection of flags he had been saving. If you build it, they will come, and that is exactly what occurred Tuesday afternoon when the Patriotic Order Sons of America presented a large...