Longwood FC announces new officers

EAST MARLBOROUGH — Longwood Fire Company promoted Mike Wells from Captain to Assistant Fire Chief during the organization’s annual reorganizational meeting. “We have many great volunteers at Longwood and they are all willing to step up and take leadership positions,” Chief A. J. McCarthy said. “Two of our longtime leaders have stepped down and everyone here at Longwood thanks Mert LaBare...

Arrest made in S. Coatesville murder

Dominic “Buddha” Poulson Police and county detectives said Wednesday that they have made an arrest in a 2017 South Coatesville murder case — an incident where a dispute outside of The Malibu Club turned deadly. The Chester County District Attorney’s Office and South Coatesville Police Department announced the arrest of Dominic “Buddha” Poulson for the murder of Victor...

Turn5 celebrates new HQ opening with Gov. Wolf

By Mike McGann, Editor, The Times Gov. Tom Wolf answers questions from the media during his visit to Turn5’s new headquarters in Paoli. PAOLI — You may not know much about Turn5, that is if you don’t drive a Jeep, Ford Mustang or a pickup truck, but as one of Chester County’s real local business success stories, expect be hearing more in the coming years. A lot more. The company —...

Roe to hold Town Hall meeting, Jan. 25

State Rep. Eric Roe (R-158) EAST MARLBOROUGH — Eric Roe, first-term Pennsylvania state legislator of District 158  will be holding a town hall meeting on Thursday, January 25th, from 6:30 to 8 PM at the East Marlborough Township building.  It’s located on Route 82 between Route 926 and Doe Run Road (721 Unionville Rd., Kennett Square, PA 19348). Roe will provide a legislative update on current...

UCF urges community to support Johnson family

By JP Phillips, Correspondent, The Times The Johnson Family some years ago. Image courtesy Unionville-Chadds Ford School District. Joanna Johnson is a Spanish teacher at Unionville High School.  11 years ago, she and her husband Paul, received a devastating news about their two very-young sons.  Elliott (now 14), and Henry (now 12) were both diagnosed with Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy. According...

Snow snarls traffic, closes schools; deep freeze next

Updated, 11:50 a.m.: Adds postponement of Rep. Costello’s Town Hall event. By Mike McGann, Editor, The Times Snow, wind and cold snarled the Thursday morning commute closed schools across the county as well as county offices, as road crews around the area worked to keep roads clear, fighting snowfall that is expected to continue through midday. Slippery roads, high winds and poor visibility...

Snow, frigid temperatures to hit Chesco this weekend

By Mike McGann, Editor, The Times If you loved today’s frosty weather, just wait until you see what Thursday and the weekend bring to Chester County: even colder temperatures and yes just enough snow to make Thursday morning commute a bit tricky. AccuWeather is forecasting about an inch of snow in the morning, some area may see as much as three inches with a high of 25. However sustained winds...

DEP halts Mariner East 2 pipeline construction

The troubled — and much protested — construction of the Mariner East 2 pipeline, which cuts through the heart of Chester County, was halted Wednesday morning by the state Department of Environmental Protection, just days after local residents and officials mounted calls to stop the project. According to a statement issued Wednesday morning by DEP, the agency has issued an order suspending the...

Happy New Year!

From all of us at The Times, we wish a Happy New year to all of our friends and readers for 2018. While we certainly live in interesting times, we hope we’re able to inform and educate in this at confusing time in our history. Without your support, we wouldn’t be able to do what we do, so thank you! As we did last weekend, we will attempt to stay away from our computers — maybe catch...

Dinniman salutes Hershey on being named Dairy Woman of the year

Marilyn Hershey is congratulated by state Sen. Andy Dinniman on being named Dairy Woman of the Year. State Senator Andy Dinniman recently recognized Marilyn Hershey on being named Dairy Woman of the Year at the 51st Annual World Dairy Exposition. “I couldn’t think of a better person than Marilyn for this honor. From her diligent work ethic to her love of the land to her enterprising vision,...