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Hogan: police to battle aggressive driving

Coatesville police will be just one of many agencies in Chester County on the look out for aggressive driving on local roadways, District Attorney Tom Hogan announced Thursday.


Related Topix: Coatesville, PA, West Goshen, PA, Westtown, PA

Wed Aug 27, 2014

Jay Ansill and Christopher Colucci Performs Tonight at People's Light

People's Light & Theatre presents a free one-night only classical concert tonight, August 28 at 7:30 pm on the Steinbright Stage.


Related Topix: Classical, Satie, Bach, Theater, Arts

WFMZ-TV Allentown

Chester Co - US-30 Rt 252 Intersection Improvements

The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation announced that construction will begin Thursday, Sept.


Tue Aug 26, 2014


Man charged with July 2013 arson near Downingtown

A 29-year-old Lancaster County man has been arrested for setting a Chester County building on fire and spray-painting it with racist graffiti more than a year ago.


Related Topix: Downingtown, PA, Lancaster County, PA

Warrant Arrest, Harassment: Recent Police Reports

The following information was supplied by the Tredyffrin Township Police Department.


Related Topix: Paoli, PA

Rt. 52 roundabout faces delay

Representatives from the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation came to the recent township Board of Supervisors' meeting to offer their explanation in response to reports of a work stoppage at the Route 52, Lenape-Unionville and Wawaset Road roundabout construction site.


Related Topix: Unionville, PA

Business Journal

Helicopter firm gets $2.5M grant to build tunnel to ChesCo airport

Sikorsky Global Helicopters will receive a $2.5 million state grant to build a tunnel under Washington Lane in Coatesville, Pa., that will connect its facility with Chester County Airport.


Related Topix: Coatesville, PA

Mon Aug 25, 2014

Wall Street Journal


The finest in "old world" craftsmanship & elegant, modern design captures the light & beauty of nature in one of Chester County's finest locations.


Related Topix: Home Listing, Home, Chadds Ford, PA

In scandal's aftermath, Coatesville school district has some defenders

Last month, Joshua Mensah shared a meal with some of his soon-to-be Cornell University classmates from the Philadelphia area.


Related Topix: Coatesville, PA, Education Etc., Cornell University

Program aims to help Spanish speakers get and understand health and social services

Yuliana Vazquez of Kennett Square was 25 with an 8-month-old baby girl when doctors found a lump in her breast.


Related Topix: Kennett Square, PA, Phoenixville, PA, West Chester, PA, Exton, PA

Fri Aug 22, 2014

Public urination ignites Chesco pol feud

A festering political feud in Chester County was stoked anew this week with the most unlikely fuel - a ticket for public urination.


Related Topix: West Chester, PA

What To Do: New Garden Festival of Flight takes to local skies

Kennett Square's legendary Matt Chapman is just one of the many stars of this weekend's New Garden Festival of Flight.


Related Topix: Home Gardening, Home, Kennett Square, PA, Toughkenamon, PA, Phoenixville, PA

The Sanatoga Post

Tri-County Police Benefit From Military Surplus Offer

An unspecified number of law enforcement agencies in Montgomery County, which benefited from a federal program that distributes military surplus hardware free to state and local governments, have at least 12 assault rifles, one mine-resistant vehicle, and one other armored vehicle in their equipment arsenals, The New York Times has reported.


Related Topix: Montgomery County, PA, Berks County, PA, Philadelphia County, PA

Fate of fine wine in Arthur Goldman's case is uncertain

Police want to destroy the 2,426 bottles they seized in January from Arthur Goldman's Malvern home, the typical fate for bootleg booze.


Related Topix: Malvern, PA, Pennsylvania, Paoli, PA

Thu Aug 21, 2014

Jay Ansill and Christopher Colucci to Perform at People's Light, 8/28

People's Light & Theatre presents a free one-night only classical concert on Thursday, August 28 at 7:30 pm on the Steinbright Stage.


Related Topix: Classical, Satie, Bach, Theater, Arts

Fine Woodworking

Esherick Museum is a woodworking mecca

Esherick designed his house to fit in with the barns of Chester County. He developed a method of coloring and spraying concrete in order to give the silo a tie-dyed look.


Related Topix: Life, Woodworking


PennDOT to Set Beams on New U.S. 11/15 Bridge in West Fairview Aug. 27-28

PennDOT District 8 today announced that Aug. 27-28, weather permitting, construction crews will erect two 500-ton cranes and restrict traffic on U.S. 11/15 in order to set seven bridge beams on the new structure over the Norfolk Southern tracks in the Village of West Fairview in East Pennsboro Township, Cumberland County.This work is part of an ... (more)


Related Topix: Atglen, PA

Chesco arts programs receive grants

WEST CHESTER The Pennsylvania Council on the Arts will give 12 arts organizations and programs in Chester County $84,516 in grants to help with costs, State Sen. Andy Dinniman announced Tuesday.


Related Topix: Pennsylvania, Coatesville, PA, Chester Springs, PA, Symphony, Arts, Malvern, PA

Potters ready to use rebuilt Chesco kiln

These emotions run through Heidi Brett each time she puts her clay art pieces into a wood kiln.


Related Topix: West Chester, PA, Chester Springs, PA, Downingtown, PA

Wed Aug 20, 2014

Denton Hollow residents get update on traffic

What has the township done on Denton Hollow Road recently? That was the questiona and residents living along the roadway who packed Monday night's Board of Supervisors' meeting wanted to hear answers.


Related Topix: Unionville, PA