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  1. Officials celebrate opening of Gordon Early Literacy CenterRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 29 |

    Standing at the podium during the September 21 dedication ceremony of the Gordon Early Literacy Center in Coatesville, State Representative Harry Lewis Jr. spoke with pride. "This building has been involved in so many levels of education," said Representative Lewis, a Coatesville native, a graduate of Coatesville Area High School and a 40-year educator in the Coatesville Area School District prior to entering the political arena.


  2. It's not just Coatesville: funding crisis coming to your school, tooRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 9, 2016 |

    If you've been in and around Coatesville recently, you may have seen picketing teachers - as was the case at the district's three middle schools Thursday night. The contract between the district and the Coatesville Area Teachers Association expired in late August and there has been little movement on a new contract.


  3. Tribute to a great man: Mayor KennedyRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 13, 2016 |

    In a week that we should be celebrating the legacy of a Chester County legend - James C. Kennedy, the long-time Mayor of South Coatesville who passed away Thursday at the age of 99 - we are forced to deal with the specter of a presidential candidate who claims the commonwealth's elections are likely to be rigged. And while it might be tempting to give in and speak to the pathetic and misguided first, it seems entirely more fitting to talk about the life and legacy of Mayor Kennedy - one of the most impressive individuals I have ever met in more than 30 years as a journalist.


  4. Authorities warn of IRS phone scamsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 9, 2016 |

    The phone rings and after a pause and maybe a few clicks, a voice comes on the line claiming to be calling you from the Internal Revenue Service - and that you're in big trouble and need to pay up right now. Forget for a moment that the voice sounds a bit southern Asian, the sound quality is rough and you hear lots and lots of background noise.


  5. LCH to open dental clinic in So. Chester Co.Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 5, 2016 |

    The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services granted Kennett Square's La Comunidad Hispana a $350,000 award to open a new dental center to serve southern Chester County. This fall, low-income residents of southern Chester County will now have access to dental care-a service that is a crucial need in this part of the county.


  6. Donato enters guilty plea, pays back $15K to CASDRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 21, 2016 |

    The first chapter to close in the Coatesville Area School District's texting/fund diversion scandal came Monday when former Coatesville Area High School Athletic Director James Donato pleaded guilty to charges of diverting district funds and violating the state ethics law and agreed to make some $15,000 in restitution to the school district. Appearing before Senior Judge Thomas Galvin, Donato entered his plea of guilty to charges of theft and violation of the state ethics law.


  7. Don't offer your 'thoughts and prayers'Read the original story

    Jun 13, 2016 |

    Just as you chose the slaughter in Charleston, Sandy Hook, Aurora and dozens more. You also choose the shootings in Coatesville which of late seem to be a monthly event.


  8. CCDC celebrates graduation with former EagleRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 14, 2016 |

    Even Runyon, the commencement speaker for the Child and Career Development Center graduation, could not overshadow the achievements of the 48 students who graduated on June 8 in Coatesville. The ceremony recognized graduates from CCDC, the Chester County Learning Center and the CHAAMP Program, a program for adolescents with autism.


  9. Obituaries: Lucy Belle (Mullin) ChambersRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 1, 2016 |

    She was wife of late Robert L. Chambers, with whom she shared 40 years of marriage until his passing in 1989. Born June 28, 1926 in Jennersville, PA, she was a daughter of the late Clarence A. and the late Lilian A. Mullin.


  10. Red Raider Rumble brings players, communities togetherRead the original story

    May 28, 2016 |

    The Coatesville Youth Lacrosse hosted its first Red Raider Rumble Sunday, with 19 teams from Coatesville, Avon Grove, Collegeville, Lionville, Conastoga, West Chester, Unionville, Delaware, New Jersey and Harlem, New York in attendance. Coatesville Youth Lacrosse is a new organization for boys and girls ages 5 - 15 and is run by a team of volunteers.


  11. County HS students attend Youth Leadership SummitRead the original story

    May 19, 2016 |

    Nearly 75 students from school districts across Chester County attended the First Annual Chester County Youth Leadership Summit this past Saturday, May 14. The summit was organized by the Coatesville Area School District's S.P.I.R.I.T Group. Student leaders from nine high schools attended the summit, which focused on helping the students come together to identify and resolve issues in their schools and community.


  12. Obituaries: Dr. Lesley Geraldine KingRead the original story w/Photo

    May 18, 2016 |

    Lesley Geraldine King, MVB, originally from Dublin, Ireland, and a resident of Coatesville, PA, died May 14, 2016, at the age of 51, after a long illness. Dr. King, Professor of Critical Care, was a founder and pillar of critical care at the University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine and beyond.


  13. Chester County Studio tour, May 21 & 22Read the original story

    May 16, 2016 |

    In conjunction with the popular Chester County Studio Tour, May 21 and May 22, 11 of the 13 wineries of The Brandywine Artisan Wine Trail will offer wine specials, showcase artists in their tasting rooms or donate wine to participating artist studios on the tour. Most of the wine specials are offered to customers who can show a receipt of purchased art from the studio tour that weekend, so please keep your receipts.


  14. Art Watch: Busy at Chester County Art AssociationRead the original story w/Photo

    May 11, 2016 |

    This Thursday May 12, 5-8pm, is the opening reception for artist Joshua Ruggeri in the Allison Gallery, and "Art is a Gas" in the Huston Gallery. Joshua Ruggeri 's paintings use familiar cultural imagery and words to create narratives about popular culture and contemporary life.


  15. Red Raider Rumble coming May 22Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 21, 2016 |

    Coatesville Youth Lacrosse will be welcoming teams from across Chester County to compete in the Red Raider Rumble on Sunday May 22nd at North Brandywine Middle School 256 Reeceville Rd, Coatesville, PA. One of the highlights of this year's tournament will be the addition of the Harlem Lacrosse and Leadership team.


  16. Local police warn against 'puffing'Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 22, 2016 |

    The ice scraper being given out by local police to remind folks not to leave their cars running and unlocked to warm up. With some of the frigid temperatures seen in the county in recent weeks, it's understandable wanting to start and pre-warm your car, but local police are warning about the risks of "puffing" to keep warm on a cold morning.


  17. Huntzinger named to lead Coatesville developmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 13, 2016 |

    The Chester County Board of Commissioners, members of Coatesville Area Partners for Progress , and Coatesville representatives of CAPP's 2nd Century Alliance initiative announced the appointment of Sonia Huntzinger, CEcD, as economic development administrator for the City of Coatesville, Friday. Huntzinger's appointment is the result of the agreement last October between the Chester County Commissioners and CAPP to have a dedicated economic development professional focus on economic development efforts within the city.


  18. Coatesville-area water plant honored for qualityRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 1, 2016 |

    From left, Valley Township Board of Supervisors Chair Patrice Proctor, Don Vymazal, aide to Sen. Andrew Dinniman; John Bartol of the PA Section - AWWA, Robert Burton, Pennsylvania American Water; Jennifer Milakeve, Pennsylvania American Water; State Rep. Becky Corbin; Paul Hoffman, Pennsylvania American Water; David Bolig, PA Department of Environmental Protection; Chris Abruzzo, Pennsylvania American Water; Nicole Bell, Pennsylvania American Water; and Valley Township Manager Robert Glisson celebrte the award. Pennsylvania American Water's Rock Run Water Treatment Plant hosted a recognition event last week for plant personnel to receive the Phase III Directors Award from the Partnership for Safe Water.


  19. Road crews deserve heaps of praiseRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 25, 2016 |

    It's going to take some patience, common sense and, well, a bit of time for life to get back to normal here in Chester County, following an immense snowstorm that dumped two feet or more of snow around the county. Schools and county government are closed Monday, as it has been almost impossible for local road crews to clear the volume of snow from area roadways.


  20. Roads hazardous, as storm blankets Chester CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 23, 2016 |

    Snow continued to fall throughout all of Chester County with as much as 30 inches now forecast before the storm ends Early Sunday. The bad news - it looks like a lot more snow than the originally forecast 12 to 18 inches of snow will fall over much of Chester County.


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