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Coatesville Man Charged with Theft from Exton Target

Charles Vain, a 70-year-old man from Coatesville, was charged with Retail Theft and Receiving Stolen Property on March 22, 2017. The charges were filed after an officer responded to the Target store for an alleged $499 theft. Vain was arraigned by Judge John Bailey on...

Wilmington Man Wanted for Theft in Exton

Kareem Campbell, a 30-year-old man from Wilmington, Delaware, was charged with Retail Theft and Receiving Stolen Property. The charges were filed after an alleged $2,697 theft at the Bed, Bath and Beyond on February 17 of this year. An investigation into the theft led...

PennDOT Repopens Edenton Road Bridge in Upper Oxford Twp.

PennDOT this morning reopened the Edenton Road bridge over Rattlesnake Run in Upper Oxford Township. PennDOT began construction in February to replace the deteriorated bridge deck and repair the abutments. The one-span, wood deck bridge was built in 1936. It is 12...

Second Graders Present Sheriff and His Dog with Donations

On Thursday, March 16, students from General Wayne Elementary School in Malvern presented Deputy Sheriff Dan McCole and his partner Nero with $252. The money came from sales of the students’ own cookbook, titled “Doggie Doggie Yum Yums.” A letter from the...

Frances Sheehan to Receive Service Award

Frances Sheehan, the former head of the Brandywine Health Foundation, has been named the recipient of the 11th Annual Rebecca Lukens Award for her service to the community. Sheehan is now the president of the Crozer-Keystone Community Foundation in Delaware County, a...

Traffic Changes to Start in Schuylkill Township Today

The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation announced today that Valley Park Road will be narrowed to a single lane between Clothier Springs Road and Anderson Farm Road in Schuylkill Township, beginning today (March 23) through late April, for bridge repair. Traffic...

Two Shot in Coatesville Tuesday Night

According to Coatesville Police, they were dispatched to the 600 block of Belmont Street Tuesday about 9:25 p.m. for the report of a shooting. Upon arrival, one victim was found shot in the buttocks and was then transported by ambulance to Paoli Hospital. Police...