1st COVAD-19 case in Chesco; county moves to emergency plans; Gov. closes state schools for 2 weeks

By Mike McGann, Editor, The Times Chester County Commissioners Chair Marian Moskowitz details the county’s emergency plans in wake of the COVAD-19 pandemic. WEST CHESTER — In light of the emerging COVAD-19 crisis, state and county officials are moving quickly to ensure social distancing and put both the state and Chester County on an emergency footing, closing schools, severely limiting the...

Blizzard bearing down on Chester County

Chester County is bracing for what looks to be a massive snowstorm and blizzard-like conditions starting Friday night — with most of the county looking at 12 to 18 inches of snow and high winds into Sunday morning. The National Weather Service issued a Blizzard Warning for the eastern side of Chester County, with a Winter Storm Warning for the remaining portions of the county. While most of the county...

Emergencies happen; are you ready, county asks?

County’s Department of Emergency Services to educate during National Preparedness Month By Kathleen Brady Shea, Managing Editor, The Times Displaying the proclamation issued by the Chester County Commissioners are Anne Shuinak, Chester County Food Bank; Vicky Mayer, Royer Greaves School for the Blind; Nancy Keefer, Chester County Chamber of Business and Industry; Robert Kagel, Chester County...