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...

Ex-prosecutor honored for decades of child advocacy

Former deputy district attorney lauded by Crime Victims’ Center, commissioners By Kathleen Brady Shea, Managing Editor, The Times Former Chester County District Attorney Joseph W. Carroll (right), now a Crime Victims’ Center board member, tells Elizabeth B. Pitts why she was selected to receive the 2013 John J. Crane Award as attorney Dawson R. “Rich” Muth smiles in agreement. Many...

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,...