Two injured in separate, 1-vehicle crashes

One occurred Friday in Thornbury, the other in Westtown Two serious one-vehicle accidents occurred on Thursday, Nov. 22, in southwestern Chester County, the Westtown-East Goshen Regional Police Department reported.  At 7 a.m., officers responded to the 400 block of Fox Meadow Lane in Thornbury Township for a single-vehicle crash, a department news release said. Officers learned that a 2005 Ford Escape...

Retired Stars and Stripes get respectful repository

County residents can now place worn flags in special box By Kathleen Brady Shea, Managing Editor, The Times Sporting a flag-filled tie, Chief Deputy Sheriff George P. March prepares to retire a collection of flags he had been saving. If you build it, they will come, and that is exactly what occurred Tuesday afternoon when the Patriotic Order Sons of America presented a large handmade flag retirement...

Couple strives to sublimate anguish with outreach

Diaper drive will pay tribute to the infant son they lost By Kathleen Brady Shea, Managing Editor, The Times Shane Brant and his wife, Suzanne Campos, pose with their daughter, Alex, now 9 months old, and a photo of their son, Max Athan Brant, whose legacy is helping other children. The euphoria was painfully short-lived. An hour after giving birth to a healthy-looking son, a Sadsbury Township couple...

School suspension leads to burglary arrests

East Goshen resident identifies two young intruders By Kathleen Brady Shea, Managing Editor, The Times The two teens were friends, and since both were suspended from different schools on Thursday, they decided to commit a burglary, police said. Officers from the Westtown-East Goshen Regional Police Department responded to the 100 block of Rossmore Drive in East Goshen Township at 11:42 a.m. for the...