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West Chester man indicted for alleged FBI threats

Federal authorities say he threatened agents and their family members By Kathleen Brady Shea, Managing Editor, The Times A 32-year-old West Chester man whose Twitter moniker is  “espionage hacking” has been… Read more »

Packages containing khat get intercepted by federal agents at the international express courier facility near Philadelphia International Airport on Friday, March 7.                              Photo courtesy of U.S. Customs and Border Protection

Federal agents: Package labels belie illicit contents

CBP officers reportedly busy intercepting large amount of contraband  Among CPB officers’ tasks is examining incoming international parcels to hunt for a wide variety of prohibited and illicit products, such… Read more »

Jack Mayer

International flimflam artist in custody, says D.A.

Man of multiple addresses accused of bilking elderly East Caln resident By Kathleen Brady Shea, Managing Editor, The Times In 2010, an 84-year-old East Caln Township resident was contacted by telephone… Read more »

Victory Brewing Co. co-founders Ron Barchet (left) and Bill Covaleski accept the 2014 Sustainable Agriculture Business Leadership Award from the Pennsylvania Association for Sustainable Agriculture (PASA) earlier this month.

Burgeoning regional brewery notches another Victory

Downingtown beer company wins state environmental award The Victory Brewing Company was recently awarded the 2014 Sustainable Agriculture Business Leadership Award by the Pennsylvania Association for Sustainable Agriculture (PASA), a… Read more »

James Hutchinson

Police: Man stole traffic-signal generator

West Goshen officer on patrol says accused thief tried to throw him off track By Kathleen Brady Shea, Managing Editor, The Times In a community of residents struggling to deal… Read more »


Kennett Square police probing armed robbery at business

Two masked men, one with gun, allegedly stole cash register at closing time Two suspects wearing full-face masks and hoodies entered a business in the 400 block of East South… Read more »

Istvan Merchenthaler

Feds indict 2 county men in explosives case

One man accused of making pipe bombs, another of possessing them  By Kathleen Brady Shea, Managing Editor, The Times A multi-agency, months-long investigation into a cache of explosives found in a… Read more »

Dirk Brosse will conduct the Chamber Orchestra of Philadelphia at a performance at the Lincoln University on Feb. 11.

Lincoln University hosting free chamber concert

Performance on Feb. 11 will feature world premiere harp concerto The Lincoln University welcomes the final of two free Chamber Orchestra of Philadelphia performances at its International Cultural Center, Tuesday,… Read more »

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Customs agents reportedly seize more than $30,000

Three travelers accused of  flouting disclosure rules  U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers boosted government coffers by more than $30,000 over the weekend, penalties for travelers at Philadelphia International… Read more »

Scott A. Rosenberg, 25, of Phoenixville, is accused of stalking a woman on her way to work. West Goshen Township Police are trying to determine if other females have been victimized.

Police: Alleged stalker terrified female driver

West Goshen detectives trying to determine whether other victims exist  A woman on her way to work earlier this month described a frightening encounter that led to the arrest of… Read more »

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