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Hundreds of jobs landing in Chester Co. at new Piasecki helicopter plant
Piasecki Aircraft is taking over the former Sikorsky plant in Coatesville.
West Chester Police Department Investigates Overnight Burglary on Union Street
WEST CHESTER, PA — The West Chester Police Department announced they are investigating a burglary that occurred last week. Investigators say that on May 24, 2023, at approximately 1 PM, the West Chester Police received a report of a discovered burglary that occurred sometime overnight at a residence on the 100 block of E Union St. Several items were taken from the residence. This case is under investigation.
Chester County Gas Station Sells $100K Powerball Ticket
The Turkey Hill gas station at 10 East 1st Avenue in Parkesburg sold a Powerball with Power Play ticket worth $100,000 for the Monday, May 29 drawing, Lottery representatives said. The lucky winner matched four of the five white balls drawn and the red Powerball to win, officials wrote. For...
Gender transitioning: A different journey for everyone
YORK, Pa. — The T in LGBTQ+ stands for Trans. Some transgender children and adults express their gender identity without any medical steps, while others want to make changes to match how they feel and how they want others to view them. So what is it like to transition?...
Barn fire in Frazer Township under investigation
FRAZER TOWNSHIP (KDKA) - Several firefighters responded to a blaze on Log Cabin Road in Frazer Township overnight. No injuries were reported and no people were trapped inside. A neighbor said the fire was in a barn and it's not known if the animals inside were able to get out. The cause of the fire is under investigation. Stay With KDKA.com For More Details
One of the World’s Richest People Lives in Chester County
As Forbes annual list of the richest people in the world was revealed, one of its billionaires calls her home Coatesville, writes Ashley Adams for The Keystone. Mary Alice Dorrance Malone secured her spot on the list due her immense fortune as the the largest shareholder of the Campbell Soup Company. Back in 1897, her grandfather, John T. Dorrance, invented the soup that not only changed the company, but made an impact on American appetites.
Top 10 Ranked PA School Districts Include 2 From Delaware County
Two school districts located in Delaware County were ranked among the top 10 school districts in Pennsylvania, writes Ethan Lott for Philadelphia Business Journal. The rankings are based on a new report that looked at state standardized testing scores. The data was compiled by the Pittsburgh Business Times. Radnor School...
91-year-old Wilmington man killed in head-on crash in Greenville
A 91-year-old man from Wilmington was killed in a head-on crash in Greenville Wednesday morning, according to Delaware State Police. The name of the man has not yet been released. Police said that the 91-year-old was driving north on Kennett Pike approaching the intersection with Buck Road in a 2006...
Drop Something? Police Seek Owner Of Diamond Found In Montco Parking Lot
Authorities in Pottstown are looking for the owner of a diamond that was discovered in the parking lot of the Home Depot at 295 Armand Hammer Boulevard, Lower Pottsgrove police said in a release. The precious gem was found on March 29, officials wrote. Anyone wishing to claim the diamond...
Project Reconnect: A Second Chance for Chester County Residents to Achieve Their Education and Career Goals
WEST CHESTER, PA — The Chester County Workforce Development Board (WDB) was recently awarded a $2 million state grant to enable qualified individuals sidetracked while in college or in a certification program to re-engage with their studies to graduate or become credentialed. The Near Completers Funds will assist Chester County residents who seek to complete their education, allowing for greater career mobility and increased economic competitiveness in the region.
Pottstown man sent to prison on gun and drug charges
NORRISTOWN — A Pottstown man, who in August 2021 saw homicide charges dismissed against him by a judge, learned from that same judge on Thursday that he will spend up to 15 years in prison on drug and weapons charges in connection with incidents that occurred in the borough in October 2021.
Police Investigating Fatal Accident In Greenville
Delaware State Police are investigating a fatal motor vehicle collision that occurred late yesterday morning in the Wilmington area. Officials said on May 31, 2023, at approximately 10:30 a.m., a 2002 International attenuator truck was traveling southbound on Kennett Pike south of Buck Road in the left lane of travel. At the time, a 2006 Ford F-150 was traveling northbound on Kennett Pike, north of Briars Lane approaching the intersection of Buck Road. For unknown reasons, the Ford crossed over the median and entered into the left southbound lane of Kennett Pike and had a head-on collision with the International attenuator truck police said.
Paoli bridal shop owner offers attire for everyone in your wedding party
June has traditionally been one of the most popular months for brides, and there's a longtime business owner whose Chester County Bridal shop offers attire for everyone in your wedding party.
A quick-thinking 10-year-old boy thwarts an abduction attempt.
Sammy Green was walking home from school in Pottstown on Friday when a woman began following him on High Street. "I started walking with him and asking him where his family was, asking where his dad was," the boy’s dad, Sam Green,told WPVI.
Chester Man Arrested for DUI
No seatbelt and driving drunk lands a Chester man in the hospital Tuesday evening. Sean Mccurdy was driving his Ram truck at excessive speeds on Warner Valley Road when he lost control of his truck, causing it to roll multiple times and crash. CHP arrived on the scene and noticed Mccurdy not wearing a seatbelt and with signs that he was under the influence of alcohol. McCurdy was arrested for reckless drunk driving, and due to his injuries from his crash, The California Highway Patrol had Mccurdy flown to Enloe Medical Center to be treated.
Major grocer opens another new store location in Pennsylvania
A major grocery recently opened another new store location in Pennsylvania this past week. Read on to learn more. On Thursday, May 25, 2023, the popular discount grocery chain Aldi celebrated the grand opening of its newest Pennsylvania store location in West Chester, according to a store opening announcement that was posted on the company's website.
Pennsylvania bus driver who 'restrained child with duct tape' charged
Juliet Pratt, 54, a bus driver in Upper Darby, allegedly held the ten-year-old boy down by his ankles and chest
Wanted: Coatesville Resident Facing Criminal Charges
WEST CHESTER, PA — The Westtown-East Goshen Regional Police announced that an arrest warrant has been issued for 47-year-old Tammy Jarrett of Coatesville, PA. Chester County Magisterial Judge Mackenzie W. Smith granted the warrant on May 30, 2023. Jarrett is wanted on charges of Criminal Trespass, Theft, and related crimes.
Three Chester County Spots Among Best New Restaurants for 2023
Three Chester County eateries are among the best new restaurants in Philadelphia for 2023, according to a list from Visit Philadelphia. De La Terre in Downingtown is a charming BYOB that enchants patrons with the artwork on the walls that has been supplied by West Chester boutique and art gallery LeBerger. The restaurant offers excellent French-inspired meals, including tartare de boeuf, steak frites, and more.
Sources: Auto theft ring operating in tri-state area may have hit Haverford Township
Action News obtained images of the suspects who authorities believe are mostly teenagers
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