Kennett detective honored; police union recognized

Potential for growth of police dept. discussed By Eliza Mohler, Correspondent, Kennett Times Kennett Township Detective Amanda Wenrich (right) receiving a special commendation from Chief of Police Lydell Nolt for her extensive work on a home burglary investigation, which led to the arrest of the suspects. KENNETT – Much of the discussion at the Wednesday night meeting of the Kennett Township...

Kennett Sq. says farewell to Zunino

Long-time borough police chief to retire By Kelly O’Hara, Staff Writer, The Times Kennett Square Police Chief Edward Zunino is retiring — Borough Council voted to accept his letter or retirement, Monday night. KENNETT — The Kennett Square Borough Council voted to accept the letter of retirement from long-time borough Police Chief Edward Zunino at its meeting on Monday night. Chief Zunino...

Violence is never the solution

We need to put aside anger and talk about what’s going on and why By Mike McGann, Editor, The Times We live in angry times, something we should all be worried about. From the Republican National Convention in Cleveland to the streets of our cities, folks are expressing their anger, often at each other and not in particularly helpful or useful ways. Like everyone else, I’m horrified by the...

Kennett supervisors salute township police

New firetruck highlighted along with multiple projects  By Kelly O’Hara, Staff Writer, The Times Kennett Township’s Board of Supervisors discuss a potential zoning change during Wednesday night’s meeting. KENNETT — Township officials took time during the Chief of Police report to express their thanks and pledge their support to the Kennett Township Police Department during Wednesday...

National Night Out, Aug. 2 in Kennett Sq.

The Carter Community Development Corporation along with the police forces of The Borough of Kennett Square and Kennett Township will celebrate the 6th National Night Out Celebration on Tuesday August 2nd from 5:00 – 7:00 pm in the 200 & 300 Block of East Linden Street in Kennett Square. For five years, the Kennett Square Police Department and school age members of the community have gathered...

Kennett swears in new part-time police officer

Southridge residents argue against emergency entrance By Kelly O’Hara, Correspondent, The Times New Kennett Township Police Officer Brandi McCoy is sworn in by District Justice Gwenn Knapp, Wednesday night, during the Board of Supervisors meeting. KENNETT — The  township welcomed a new part-time police officer to the force at the Board of Supervisors meeting on Wednesday. Officer Brandi McCoy,...

Police kickoff increased seatbelt enforcement

Eighty-seven municipal police departments across southeast Pennsylvania and Pennsylvania State Police will conduct seat belt enforcement activities as part of a statewide Click It Or Ticket mobilization which runs from May 16 through June 5, and will include the Memorial holiday weekend. Municipal police departments from Bucks, Chester, Delaware and Montgomery counties will focus on roadways with...

Local police warn against ‘puffing’

The ice scraper being given out by local police to remind folks not to leave their cars running and unlocked to warm up. With some of the frigid temperatures seen in the county in recent weeks, it’s understandable wanting to start and pre-warm your car, but local police are warning about the risks of “puffing” to keep warm on a cold morning. Coatesville Police and the PA Auto...

Shop With A Cop brings smiles, joy to local kids

As officers from several departments lined a hallway at Walmart, Officer Mike Caby from West Caln Police Department meets his first shopper. 13th Annual event pairs local police with kids to brighten holidays By Lauren Parker-Gill, Staff Writer, The Times COATESVILLE – Local police officers made quite an entrance when they arrived at the Walmart in Parkesburg Saturday, with two school buses full...

Regional police study to end

After four of seven towns discussing joining up drop out, economics no longer add up By Mike McGann, Editor, The Times Long-standing discussions about forming a regional police force appear to be on hold, as all but three of the municipalities studying a merger of police services have dropped out of the process. While Kennett Square, Kennett Township and New Garden will continue to explore options...