Archive for February 6th, 2015

Teacher accused of having sex with student, 17

A Coatesville Area Senior High teacher who lives in East Goshen Township is accused of having sex with a 17-year-old female student, police said. Detectives from the Westtown-East Goshen Regional Police Department arrested 35-year-old Mark V. Hostutler outside the West Chester East High School on Thursday, Feb. 5. Police said Hostutler was taken into custody after a ...

 
 

Jamie Wyeth wowing crowds at museum

“My Boston show has eaten into valuable time, yet I do not begrudge it, for I have received encouragement which I never expected,” wrote artist N.C. Wyeth in a 1921 letter to a friend. “The show has been especially well-attended ...” More than 90 years later, his grandson Jamie Wyeth broke attendance records at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, with a sweeping ...

 

‘Spiderweb’ nets alleged drug dealers, award

Less than a year ago, Chester County authorities announced that a 65-year-old Mexican native running a landscaping business from his rented home in East Marlborough Township was actually operating a major cocaine cartel – despite having lost a son to drug-trafficking. On Thursday, Feb. 5, the Chester County District Attorney’s Office High Intensity Drug Trafficking ...

 

CFBA gets lowdown on Concord

Members of the Chadds Ford Business Association received a little bit of a history lesson and glimpse into the future concerning Concord Township. Concord Township Supervisors Dominic Pileggi and Dominic Cappelli addressed the association during its Feb. 5 luncheon at The Chadds Ford Tavern. Pileggi said Concord was still a relatively sleepy, rural area until the ...

 

Pileggi to run for Common Pleas

State Sen. Dominic Pileggi, who represents the 9th Senatorial District, which includes portions of Delaware and Chester Counties, announced his candidacy to fill a vacancy on the Delaware County Court of Common Pleas. Pileggi has served in the Pennsylvania Senate for 12 years, including 8 years as Majority Leader. "I’m proud of my accomplishments representing the ...

 

Roadwork for week of Feb. 7

PennDOT has announced the following road projects, which are weather-dependent and could affect residents in the greater Chadds Ford area during the week of Feb. 8 through Feb. 15. The department recommends that motorists allow extra time if they are traveling through one of the construction zones. Motorists on Route 202 in both directions between Matlack Street and ...

 

Ross chairing House Liquor Control Committee

State Rep. Chris Ross, R-158, use district includes East and West Marlborough townships, is now serving as chairman of the state House Liquor Control Committee. Ross said in a press release issued Feb. 6, that he expects privatization of liquor sales to come up again this session. “The Pennsylvania Liquor Code is outdated, confusing and difficult to follow. As ...