Archive for November 20th, 2015

Roadwork for week of Nov. 21

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 Nov. 21 through Nov. 28. Motorists are urged to allow extra time if they are traveling through one of the construction zones. Route 162 in Newlin Township between Brandywine Creek Drive and Route 82 will be ...

 
 

Jennersville Regional Hospital earns ‘Top Performer’ recognition

Jennersville Regional Hospital announced today that it has been recognized as a 2014 Top Performer on Key Quality Measures® by The Joint Commission, the leading accreditor of health care organizations in the United States. Jennersville Regional Hospital was recognized as part of The Joint Commission’s 2015 annual report “America’s Hospitals: Improving Quality and ...

 

Career runs gamut from murders to sexting

Caption: Chester County District Attorney Tom Hogan (left) congratulates Chief County Detective James Vito on an illustrious career that began in the District Attorney’s Office in 1979.

Unlike many of his colleagues in law enforcement, Chester County Chief County Detective James Vito had no precipitating event, family history, or trusted mentor that lured him into police work: It was just something he had wanted to do for a long time. Decades later, the longest-serving member of the District Attorney’s Office is retiring, effective Dec. 31, said a ...

 

District seeks input on school safety

In an ongoing effort to keep students safe, the Unionville-Chadds Ford School District held a community conversation last week on school security. The meeting included what the district has accomplished in securing buildings, what policies are in place, updates from the Chester County District Attorney's Office, and exchanges among the participants. The school ...

 

Graduation of area firefighters celebrated

The Chester County Department of Emergency Services (DES), Fire Services Division, held graduation for the Spring 2015 Firefighter I class. Twenty-six graduates were given their certification at a ceremony that was held at the Wagontown Fire Company on Thursday, Nov. 19, a county press release said. Family, friends and fire company officials were on hand to witness ...

 

Schools briefed on Chesco radio upgrades

Chester County schools superintendents met with the county commissioners and Chester County Director of Emergency Services Bobby Kagel last week to receive an update on the progress and capabilities of the new emergency radio system being installed throughout the county. At the briefing, held at the Chester County Intermediate Unit offices on Boot Road in ...

 

Lamb McErlane announces 2 new lawyers

The law firm of Lamb McErlane PC has announced that Helen J. Esbenshade and Alan P. Novak have joined the firm. Esbenshade, who joins the West Chester-based firm as a partner, concentrates her practice in local government representation, zoning and land use, land acquisition and finance. She serves as an advisor to businesses, nonprofits, local governments, ...