Tag Archives: Coatesville


Legislators, county DA laud tough new arson law

Act 16 puts focus on those who would do harm with fire By Mike McGann, Editor, The Times CALN — The terrifying rash of arsons that plagued the greater Coatesville… Read more »


County approves $2.9M in revitalization grants

Kennett Sq., Coatesville, So. Coatesville among grantees WEST CHESTER — The Chester County Commissioners approved $2.9 million in Community Revitalization Program (CRP) grants, Tuesday. “Over the years, CRP grants have… Read more »

Molly K. Morrison chats with Susannah Brody, playing the role of Rebecca Lukens, at the Eighth Annual Rebecca Lukens Award ceremony in Coatesville.

Working to perpetuate Rebecca Lukens’ legacy

Annual award goes to former BVA intern and longtime open-space advocate  By Kathleen Brady Shea, Managing Editor, The Times Attired in 19th-century Quaker garb, Susannah Brody provided the voice of Rebecca… Read more »


Local schools to battle in drum, guard competition, March 22

Coatesville, Downingtown West, Unionville among competing schools  EAST MARLBOROUGH — Enjoy music, excitement and artistry as 36 indoor percussion ensembles from seven states compete at the Unionville Regional WGI “Sport… Read more »

Molly K. Morrison, president of Natural Lands Trust, has been selected as the recipient of the Eighth Annual Rebecca Lukens Award. Photo by Bob Williams

Preservationist tapped for Rebecca Lukens Award

Natural Lands Trust head lauded by National Iron and Steel Heritage Museum “Someone is sitting in the shade today because someone else planted a tree a long time ago.” Those words, not… Read more »

Like many Chester County residents, this robin is likely hoping the next batch of nasty weather won't include ice. Photo by Dave Lichter

Area residents bracing for another onslaught

Officials urging public to stay off roads – expected to be treacherous By Kathleen Brady Shea, Managing Editor, The Times The $899 price tag was no deterrent for customers determined not… Read more »


Volunteers make taxing chore less unpleasant

Life Transforming Ministries offering needy free help with IRS returns It’s that time again: Free tax preparation is being offered to area residents who qualify for the Volunteer Income Tax… Read more »


YMCA wants to help make resolutions stick

Members who hope to pursue healthier lifestyles will get assist Hundreds of people make annual New Year’s resolutions to get fit, lose weight, or improve their overall health – often… Read more »


Area YMCAs offering free holiday tryout

From Dec. 26 to Dec. 31, residents can sample offerings at no charge The only string attached to this holiday gift is the hope that the YMCA of the Brandywine… Read more »


Roundtable on poverty a start, but more is needed

Until there is a collective will to really address poverty, things won’t get better By Mike McGann, Editor, The Times COATESVILLE — With wealth bordering on abundance at times in… Read more »

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