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Sikorsky to Lay Off Hundreds in Coatesville

Long-time Coatesville employer Sikorsky Aircraft announced Tuesday it will lay off 160 full-time employees and more than 500 contractors at its facility in Coatesville. Sikorsky spokesman Paul Jackson said in a statement to the Philadelphia Inquirer that: "Sustained...

Longwood Fire Company Scholarship to Kennett Township Student

Longwood Fire Company announced that it has presented its $1,000 Jim McGovern Scholarship award to Rachel Hyzny, who will attend Case Western Reserve University to study nursing. Rachel, who lives within eyesight of Longwood Fire Company, said she would love to...

State Sen. Dinniman Opposes Confirmation of DEP Secretary

State Sen. Andy Dinniman opposed the reconfirmation of Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection Secretary Patrick McDonnell, citing ongoing concerns regarding the public safety and environmental impacts of Sunoco/ET’s controversial Mariner East...

Delaware Man Arrested with Heroin

According to Southern Chester County Regional Police, 25-year-old Austin S. Biaselli of Newark, Del. was arrested and charged with violations of the Controlled Substance, Drug, Device, and Cosmetic Act, including possession with intent to deliver a controlled...

Man Arrested for Theft from Sunglass Hut, Boscov’s

West Whiteland Township Police announced Wednesday that 33-year-old Asegede Getachew of Washington D.C. has been charged with Theft by Unlawful Taking and Receiving Stolen Property. Those charges were filed after officers responded to the Boscov’s store on May 29,...

Two from Phila. Arrested for Kohl’s Theft

West Whiteland Township Police announced that 55-year-old Constance Sorman and 28-year-old Hillary Sorman, both of Philadelphia, were charged with Retail Theft and Receiving Stolen Property. Those charges were filed after an investigation into an alleged $984 theft at...

Student Expelled for Threat Against School

According to the Daily Local News, a Conestoga High School student has been expelled for an alleged threat made against the school. While Tredyffrin Township Police have determined that there is no current threat to students, staff or faculty, school district...

West Chester Police Investigating Burglary

According to West Chester Police, on May 31, 2019 at approximately 2:53 a.m., officers responded to a burglar alarm for the Rite Aid Pharmacy, located at 13 East Gay Street.  Officers arrived within two minutes and found a broken glass door through which entry is...