Chesco Color 5K raises $38K to fight opioid crisis

Chester County officials and senior staff at the announcement of funds raised by the 2017 Chester County Color 5K. From left to right: Commissioner Terence Farrell, District Attorney Tom Hogan, Health Director Jeanne Casner, Commissioner Michelle Kichline, Human Services Director Kim Bowman, Stephenie Stevens of Chester County Community Foundation and Commissioner Kathi Cozzone. As part of Chester...

Parents say ‘yep to NOPE and get life-saving homework

Anti-Drug program at Unionville High School helps educate parents By Karen Cresta, Correspondent, The Times EAST MARLBOROUGH – Unionville High School hosted the Narcotics Overdose Prevention and Education (NOPE) task force on Wednesday evening. It was brought to the school by the district-wide parent network committee, FOCUS (Family Outreach Committee of the Unionville-Chadds Ford School District),...

NOPE event slated for Unionville High, Oct 15

EAST MARLBOROUGH — Did you know that in 2013, there were more than 24 heroin overdose deaths in Chester County? Or that one in five teens has abused prescription drugs? NOPE (Narcotics Overdose Prevention and Education) Task Force of Chester County is providing an educational presentation on the dangers of substance abuse for parents and community members on Wednesday, Oct. 15 at 7 p.m. The event...