Commissioners announce details on pipeline hearings

Chester County Commissioners Michelle Kichline (center) and Terence Farrell (far right) tour the Mariner East pipeline in Exton, PA on Friday, accompanied by concerned residents. WEST CHESTER — Chester County Commissioners Michelle Kichline, Kathi Cozzone and Terence Farrell are announcing details of two days of hearings that will occur in Chester County so residents and municipal officials,...

Chesco’s Amer completes FEMA Master Public Information Officer Program

On Left: Michael J. Sharon, FEMA Emergency Management Institute Deputy SuperintendentOn Right: Amy Amer WEST CHESTER — Completing a year-long professional development program, Amy Kate Amer, Community Outreach Coordinator for Chester County Department of Emergency Services joins less than 70 others across the U.S. and the only one in Pennsylvania, as a recognized Master Public Information Officer...

.Commissioners meet with young people on Global Climate issues

Chester County Commissioners Michelle Kichline and Terence Farrell (back row left and right) accept “Ready for 100” postcards from county students and young professionals (front row left to right) Paige Vermeulen, Isaac Harte and Chloe Powell, and (back row center left and right) Kara Thorpe and Brittany Flynn. Chester County Commissioners Michelle Kichline and Terence Farrell met with county...

Ryan, Noone tout law enforcement endorsements

Deb Ryan While Democratic District Attorney Candidate Deb Ryan hailed a first-ever endorsement of a Democrat by Chester County Fraternal Order of Police, Lodge 11 late last week, the Republican in the race, Mike Noone, sought to do damage control by pointing out his own law enforcement endorsements from the likes of Chester County Police Chiefs Association, the Phoenixville Police Association,...

Chester County students to participate in Climate Strike, Friday

Chester County students of all ages are joining with the International Climate Strike on September 20th – right before the UN Climate Week in New York City. And the youth leaders are calling on adults to join mass climate strikes. The size of the strikes is expected to be unprecedented. These strikes have the potential to be the largest mass mobilization on climate in world history. The youth...

Plankinton names to W. Brandywine Trails Commission

  Mary Ann Plankinton Mary Ann Plankinton, an attorney and partner with the law firm Gawthrop Greenwood, PC, has been named by the West Brandywine Township Board of Supervisors to the community’s Trails Commission, a three-year term tasked with developing local trail networks and connections to regional trail networks. “With almost 2,700 acres of woodlands comprising more than one-third...

Mexican national charged with selling kilo of meth, half kilo of fentanyl-laced heroin

Jose Uriel Arreola-Ortiz Chester County District Attorney Tom Hogan announced Thursday the arrest of  Jose Uriel Arreola–Ortiz for drug trafficking. The defendant reportedly supplied a confidential informant with a kilogram of crystal methamphetamine and a half kilogram of fentanyl-laced heroin. Arreola–Ortiz allegedly ran a drug operation out of Mexico and California, supplying drugs...

Emmons announces run for Congress

John Emmons Businessman John Emmons announced his candidacy for Congress in Pennsylvania’s 6th Congressional District, Wednesday. Speaking to a group of more than 100 supporters at the VFW Hall in Parkesburg, Emmons kicked off his campaign: “The 2020 election will be a fight for the soul of our country, and as most of you know, I’m not afraid of a fight. We need strong, unwavering...

Kennett Sq. Council to vote on resolution condemning Trump over racial comments

KENNETT SQUARE — The Kennett Square Borough Council will take up a resolution, Tuesday night, to condemn President Donald Trump for racially inflammatory comments. The meeting, at Monroe Nute Room of the Kennett Volunteer Fire Building, starts at 7 p.m. The resolution reads as follows:    Send article as PDF   

On Stage: Hamilton storms into Philadelphia

By Denny Dyroff, Entertainment Editor, The Times Hamilton This is the week for big stage productions to arrive in the area in a variety of genres – musical theater, international ballet and modern circus. First and foremost is the eagerly awaited arrival of the mega-hit musical “Hamilton,” the show that took Broadway by storm a few years ago and never let up.    Send...