Cashing in: eight charged with taking 55 tons of nickel

By Mike McGann, Editor, The Times An example of one of the “super sacks” of nickel reportedly stolen from ArcelorMittal in South Coatesville. SOUTH COATESVILLE — While the good old nickel coin might not seem like it is worth much these days, its namesake metal, which makes up 25% of the coin, is a lot more valuable and apparently was targeted for theft in a big way — to the tune...

ArcelorMittal announces new grant program for schools

Company commits funding for new and existing PLTY programs in its footprint INDIANAPOLIS, IND. (Oct. 20, 2015) – Schools across the United States may have an opportunity to expand their science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) education programs through a grant from ArcelorMittal, the world’s leading steel and mining company. ArcelorMittal has committed $300,000 to Project Lead The...

Coatesville’s ArcelorMittal ‘forges’ its way as steel industry leader

Local steel plant leverages proud history, manufacturing expertise and strong community support By Kim Chiomento, News Editor, The Times COATESVILLE – For 205 years, the United States’ oldest, continuously operating steel mill has called Chester County home. Currently owned and operated by ArcelorMittal – USA, the plant has a fascinating history of providing essential components...

Late firefighter honored for unselfish dedication

Capt. Chris Good fought blazes on the job – and as volunteer The late Capt. Christopher M. “Goody” Good of Good Will Fire Company was honored by the Red Cross Wednesday. The late Capt. Christopher M. “Goody” Good of Good Will Fire Company, who also worked as a career firefighter for ArcelorMittal in Coatesville, was the honoree at the annual Chester County Heroes Breakfast on Wednesday. Sponsored...

First responders get center that befits their bravery

Long-awaited Chester County Public Safety Training Campus opens first phase By Kathleen Brady Shea, Managing Editor, The Times Whether  trying to extricate accident victims from  burning wreckage or evaluating a bomb threat, emergency responders specialize in overcoming obstacles,. Such perseverance served them well in the quest for a county training facility, an arduous, years-long process...