Archive for July 9th, 2015

Massage therapist faces more charges

When a male therapist who formerly worked at Massage Envy in West Goshen Township was accused in May of sexually assaulting a client, prosecutors feared that there might be other victims: Detectives now say that those concerns were valid. On Thursday, July 9, James R. Deiter, 63, of Holtwood, appeared in West Goshen district court and waived his preliminary hearing ...

 
 

Forecasters: Severe storms threaten – again

The National Weather Service (NWS) has identified a significant threat of severe weather late afternoon on Thursday, July 9, and into the evening for the region. Chester and Delaware counties are both under enhanced risk, meaning numerous severe storms are possible, and some could be intense, according to NWS. Strong to severe thunderstorms are expected to develop ...

 

Residents say no to apartments

Chadds Ford Township residents — and supervisors — gave a thumbs down to a possible apartment complex, but many left a meeting before learning someone wants to turn the William Bunch Auction House into a grocery store. Both ideas were discussed during a special workshop meeting on July 8 with members of the township Planning Commission and Supervisors’ Chairman Frank ...

 

Kennett region aims to further smart growth

It’s not easy staying on top. During the past five years, while many towns have suffered the perils of an economic downturn, Kennett Square has prospered. It has gained accolades, such as being dubbed one of America’s coolest small towns by Budget Travel magazine in 2010. It has also continued to attract new ventures. In 2013, it inaugurated the Mushroom Drop on New ...

 

Robert C. Heller of West Chester

Robert C. Heller, 94, of West Chester, died Wednesday, July 1. During WWII, Bob was a pilot in the Army Air force, 91st Bomb Group, 401st Squadron, flying a B-17 Fortress. His plane was shot down on Aug. 12, 1943 over Germany, and he was taken to Dulag Luft, Frankfort, Stalag Luft III, Sagan, as a POW. In January 1945 he endured a long march to Stalag VII A, ...

 

Cozzone appointed to pipeline task force

Department of Environmental Protection Secretary John Quigley has appointed Chester County Commissioner Kathi Cozzone to Pennsylvania’s Pipeline Infrastructure Task Force (PITF). Cozzone will serve as chair of the County Government Workgroup within the task force, leading the workgroup’s development of recommendations and best practices, a county press release said. ...