Businesses asked to participate in reopening survey

Chester County businesses, from small companies to Fortune 500s, are being urged to participate in the Chester County Business Reopening Survey. “What are companies’ current COVID policies, what are their staffing challenges and their post-pandemic plans? The sooner we receive responses to this survey, the sooner we can share the data with Chester County businesses so they can benchmark what peers...

Survey: Chester County residents ready to return to activities, but carefully

With the lifting of many PA COVID-19 restrictions taking place next week, the results of the Restore Chester County survey reveal that vaccination status, safety measures and social distancing will continue to play a major role in individuals’ confidence to take part in community events and activities, and to return to restaurant dining. Outdoor v. indoor preference The preference for outdoor events,...

Compass Mark comes to Chester County, seeks help on survey of local needs

Compass Mark is a local non-profit new to Chester County but with over 50 years of service in Lancaster County — and we are excited to be here!  Our mission is to prevent addiction through education, skill-building, and community mobilization.  We are asking for your input so that we may better serve you alongside our community partners. We are a team of prevention specialists that offer an...

County asks residents to fill out survey on return to activities

WEST CHESTER — With the May 31 lifting of PA COVID-19 restrictions announced by the State earlier this week, members of Restore Chester County urge county residents to complete a brief survey to gauge willingness to participate in activities and events over the summer and fall seasons. The five-minute survey will help to determine what residents now believe is needed to ensure comfort in enjoying...

County to partner with CCEDC on business survey

Chester County will partner with the Chester County Economic Development Council on a survey of the county’s businesses. The county commissioners, CCEDC leaders and other business leaders gathered Tuesday to announce the survey. First row (l-r) Malcolm Johnstone, Executive Director, West Chester Business Improvement District, Michelle Kichline, Chester County Commissioner, MaryFrances McGarrity,...

Volunteers sought to count county’s homeless

WEST CHESTER — Chester County’s Department of Community Development (DCD) is seeking volunteers to canvass areas throughout the county to determine levels of homelessness. The county’s annual Point-In-Time Count will take place on the night of January 27, 2016, into the early hours of January 28, 2016. Two time frames are available for volunteers – from 10:00 p.m. to midnight on Jan. 27 and...

Survey reveals Unionville student drug, alcohol use

Survey: 2/3rds of UHS seniors had used alcohol, 40% tried marijuana By Mike McGann, Editor, The Times EAST MARLBOROUGH — The numbers are stark: two-thirds of Unionville High School seniors had consumed an alcoholic beverage at some point — and nearly half had consumed one within 30 days of a survey taken in the fall of 2011. More frighteningly, a survey suggests that students say they think smoking...