Chester County observing Fair Housing Month

Department of Community Development to host educational workshops In recognition of Fair Housing Month, the Chester County Department of Community Development is extending an invitation to attend the first of a series of Fair Housing Educational Workshops beginning on Tuesday, April 1. The presentation at the Chester County Public Safety Training Campus from 9 to 11 a.m. will include information...

County offering citizens free emergency training

Course to enable residents to provide aid to themselves, others in crisis The county is inviting citizens to become life-savers by receiving free training that will enable them to help themselves, their families,  neighbors – even first-responders  – in an emergency. Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) training is designed to prepare residents for a catastrophic event, potentially saving...

County offering citizens free emergency training

Course is designed to make residents better prepared to handle catastrophes During the last CERT course, the Chester County Public Training Center was a hub of activity as emergency services workers went about their routine business as trainees learned how to rescue someone from a collapsed building. The county is inviting citizens to receive free training that will help them aid themselves, their...

‘On the road’ meeting leads to South Coatesville

County commissioners to convene at Public Safety Training Campus The county commissioners will hold their June 5 public meeting at 7 p.m. at the Chester County Public Safety Training Campus in South Coatesville. When the Chester County Commissioners hit the road for their third 2013 meeting outside West Chester, the location will offer attendees a look at a relatively new county facility. On Wednesday,...

First responders get center that befits their bravery

Long-awaited Chester County Public Safety Training Campus opens first phase By Kathleen Brady Shea, Managing Editor, The Times Whether  trying to extricate accident victims from  burning wreckage or evaluating a bomb threat, emergency responders specialize in overcoming obstacles,. Such perseverance served them well in the quest for a county training facility, an arduous, years-long process that...