Archive for March 20th, 2016

Proliferation of paws for protective causes

Undeterred by rain, two K-9 teams await their turn in front of the judges at the U.S. Police Canine Association’s (USPCA) Region 6 scent certifications, held this week at the Chester County Public Safety Training Center.

On Wednesday, March 16, early-bird motorists on East Lincoln Highway may have been taken aback by the sight of two New York Police Department vehicles pulling into the parking lot of a Chester County eatery – especially when seven armed, uniformed officers exited the vans. But inside the Double D Diner in Coatesville, the response was warm and welcoming, the ...

 
 

Guardianship program seeking volunteers

For more than 20 years, the Chester County Orphans’ Court has operated a respected program that serves as a watchdog over guardians, and it is seeking volunteers. “The court appoints a guardian for an individual who is determined by the court to be ‘incapacitated’ within the meaning of the law,” Chester County Orphans’ Court Judge Katherine Platt explained in a ...