Downingtown East overpowers Unionville, 42-5

Cougars dominate upfront in battle of defending Ches Mont champs Downingtown East’s dominant defensive line often was able to power through and stop run plays in the backfield against Unionville, Friday. Here, Stephen Dilulio (44) and Jack Hayward (28) close in on Jack Adams (25). Jim Gill photo. By Al Tustin, Staff Writer, The Times EAST MARLBOROUGH — The two defending Ches Mont football...

County honored for courts document tech

(Front row, left to right) Glenn Angstadt, Chester County Chief Information Officer; Chester County Clerk of Courts Robin Marcello; and Deputy Clerk of Courts Alexis Barsamian. (Back row, left to right) Nadine Holmes, DCIS Lead Business Analyst; Nat Pitti, DCIS Project Manager; Peter Cooper, DCIS Production Support Analyst; Ian Scott, General Clerk and Daniel Kerrigan, Lead Court Clerk, from the...

Killion to hold COSTARS workshop, Oct. 6

State Sen. Tom Killion (R-9) Senator Tom Killion (R-9) and Senator Tom McGarrigle (R 26) will host two free COSTARS Workshops on Thursday, October 6 to provide information for local companies on state and local bidding opportunities.  The first workshop will be hosted at 10 a.m. by the Chester County Chamber of Business and Industry, located at1600 Paoli Pike in Malvern. A second event at 1:30...

State Ed. Secretary visits TCHS Brandywine

TCHS Brandywine students welcomed Pennsylvania Secretary of Education Pedro Rivera to their school, a stop on the Schools That Teach tour. DOWNINGTOWN — Pennsylvania Secretary of Education Pedro Rivera visited Technical College High School (TCHS) Brandywine Campus on September 20 as part of the Wolf Administration’s “Schools That Teach” tour. He was received warmly by a panel of student...

Tony Goldwyn to headline Democratic dinner, Sept. 25

Tony Goldwyn Tony Goldwyn, who currently stars as US President Fitzgerald Grant III in the ABC drama series Scandal has been announced as the Chester County Democratic Committee’s Keynote Speaker at their September 25 Fall Banquet at The Ballroom at the Westside in West Chester. Anthony Howard “Tony” Goldwyn is an American actor, producer, director and political activist. A presenter...

County given sustainability award

(From left to right) Chester County Commissioners’ Chair Terence Farrell; Planning Commission Assistant Director David Ward; Commissioner Michelle Kichline; Brian Styche, Planning Commission Transportation Planner; Brian O’Leary, Director, Chester County Planning Commission; and Commissioner Kathi Cozzone. Chester County was recognized last week by the Greater Valley Forge Transportation Management...

UCF moves to save more than $8M on HS bond refinancing

Low interest rates mean savings for the district By Mike McGann, Editor, The Times EAST MARLBOROUGH — While the costs of most things continue to rise, it appears that one big-ticket purchase — the renovation of Unionville High School — is about to become appreciably cheaper, thanks to a bond refinancing approved Monday night by the Unionville-Chadds Ford Board of Education. The refinancing...

County to start revision of comprehensive plan

WEST CHESTER — The Chester County Board of Commissioners announced Tuesday the start of an update to the County’s comprehensive plan. County officials said that Landscapes 3 — the name of the new comprehensive plan — will be developed to continue the focus on growth and preservation established by the award-winning Landscapes and Landscapes2.

Obituaries: Joseph John Spino

Joseph John Spino, age 75, of Kennett Square, PA, passed away on Sunday, September 11, 2016, while at home surrounded by his family.  Joe was the husband of Marta Boeris Spino, who passed away in 1999, and with whom he shared 29 wonderful years of marriage.    He is survived by one son, Anthony L. Spino, and his wife Gretchen of West Chester, PA; two daughters, Carla S. Basciani, and her...

DEP expands drought watch to Chester County

The state Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) has extended a formal Drought Warning to Chester and Delaware counties, meaning now 38 of the state’s 67 counties are under the watch. The watch means that officials are asking for 5% reduction of non-essential water use by residents and businesses. Accordingly, local water companies, including Pennsylvania American Water is asking their...