Authorities seek help to ID body found in Valley Twp.

The jacket worn by a woman, whose body was discovered in Valley Twp., Oct. 29. Authorities are asking the public for help to identify her. The Chester County District Attorney’s Office and the Valley Township Police Department announced the recovery of the partially decomposed body of a woman in Valley Township. They are asking for the public’s assistance in identification of the woman. On...

Pocopson gets top marks on runoff study

While local towns fare well in Clean Water Action study, all could do better, authors say By Mike McGann, Editor, The Times The 25 municipalities of the Brandywine Creek basin were graded this week for how their ordinances manage storm water runoff, with Pocopson ranking first and Valley and South Coatesville rated worst. PENNSBURY — Local municipalities scored above average in a report card issued...

Words, deeds, and misdeeds make county history

Archives celebrating 30-year partnership that has assisted thousands of researchers By Kathleen Brady Shea, Managing Editor, The Times Laurie A. Rofini, director of the Chester County Archives and Records Services, checks a document in the climate-controlled storage area. Confronting the likelihood he would not survive the Civil War, a Chester County native stationed near Hampton, Va., penned a  detailed...