Crime Victims’ Center honors Fegley, Ciliberto

[1] John Slauch (CVC Board President); Mike Noone (First Deputy District Attorney); Jim Ciliberto (Chester County Detectives); and Christine Zaccarelli, Esquire (CEO of CVC) pose with Ciliberto who won the Inaugural Peggy Gusz Victims’ Advocacy Legacy Award for his advocacy efforts over the years.WEST CHESTER —The Crime Victims’ Center of Chester County, Inc. celebrated its 45th anniversary...

Loved ones lost to violence not forgotten

Candlelight Vigil pays tribute to homicide victims, fallen law enforcement An annual remembrance of Chester County homicide victims and law enforcement officers who died in the line of duty will be held Thursday, April 10, in Downingtown. Sponsored by the Crime Victims’ Center of Chester County, Inc., the 2014 Candlelight Vigil and Memorial Service will be begin at 6:30 p.m. at Central Presbyterian...

Chester County Women’s Commission bestows awards

Recipients range from veteran social-service role models to student volunteers By Kathleen Brady Shea, Managing Editor, The Times   Chester County Commissioner Terence Farrell introduces Empowered Young Woman award-winner Christine Luczka (right). She is joined by Jeannine McCullough, vice chair of the Chester County Women’s Commission. A distinguished roster of female honorees received...

Fund’s teen advisors select grant recipients

Awards going to groups deemed to be addressing needs of women, girls The 2013 Girls Advisory Board Class of the Chester County Fund for Women and Girls announced its selection of eight grant recipients. Eight Chester County agencies have received grants totaling $25,000 from the Chester County Fund for Women and Girls, the foundation announced in a news release. The Chester County Fund for Women...

Crime Victims’ Center lauded at 40th anniversary

County officials, residents praise agency for decades of advocacy By Kathleen Brady Shea, Managing Editor, The Times State Sen. Andy Dinniman reads from a certificate honoring the Crime Victims’ Center that he presented to Peggy Gusz, its executive director. The vast majority of residents go about their business with no need for the Crime Victims’ Center of Chester County, Inc. (CVC), and...

Crime Victims’ Center celebrating four decades

Nonprofit advocacy agency to host fund-raising anniversary dinner By Kathleen Brady Shea, Managing Editor, The Times Crime victims and advocates gather for the annual candlelight vigil, one of many ways in which the Crime Victims’ Center of Chester County performs its mission. From humble beginnings as a passionate, persistent group of Chester County victim advocates in the early ’70s,...