Archive for February 6th, 2016

At this court proceeding, sentences adulatory

Pulling one over on a longtime detective takes some savvy scheming, but the top brass in the Chester County District Attorney’s Office managed to ambush former Chief County Detective James Vito on Friday, Feb. 5. Vito, who was named 2015 Detective of the Year, was one of numerous honorees at the Chester County District Attorney’s Awards Ceremony at the Chester ...

 
 

W. Goshen teen hospitalized; father charged

A West Goshen Township father faces charges after an altercation preceded his 16-year-old son’s brain hemorrhage on Friday, Feb. 5, said a press release from the West Goshen Township Police Department. West Goshen Township Police and medical personnel responded to the 500 block of Taylors Mill Road in West Chester at 11:32 p.m. on Friday night for the report of a ...

 

Chadds Ford chance encounter begets pioneer

An African American trailblazer with local roots seems more suited to modern times than life 150 years ago. Mary Ann Shadd Cary worked as a teacher, journalist, editor, lecturer, lawyer, civil rights activist, suffragette, abolitionist, wife and mother, fitting the profile of today’s super woman. Her accomplishments proved even more remarkable for a woman of color, ...