Members of the Keystone Valley Fire Department got lucky a few months ago when a Parkesburg man let them smash windows and fill with smoke the dilapidated house he was planning to demolish. Firefighters and police officers in Chester County often have to leave the county to train or rely on props and their imaginations.
Philly.com, Sun, Oct 19 2014 @ 12:39 AM
Plans for expanded parking, higher platforms, improved waiting areas, and other upgrades at train stations along the 104-mile Keystone Corridor will move forward within the next few years, a Pennsylvania transportation representative said Friday. Five of the 12 train stations on the Keystone Corridor, which stretches from Harrisburg to Philadelphia, are in Chester County.
Philly.com, Sat, Oct 18 2014 @ 12:36 AM
The walk-in clinic will be held from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Thrusday, Oct. 23, at Handi-Crafters in Thorndale. "This flu clinic is offered in collaboration with Handi-Crafters and other community organizations to highlight Chester County's commitment to meet the needs of all residents during a wide-spread public health emergency," the county said.
Patch.com, Fri, Oct 17 2014 @ 06:35 PM
The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation on Wednesday announced that weeknight resurfacing is scheduled to start Monday, Oct. 20, at the intersection of Route 252 and U.S. Route 30 in Tredyffrin Township, Chester County. The operation, part of a $998,481 intersection improvement project, will last through late October.
Patch.com, Wed, Oct 15 2014 @ 07:39 PM
The Pennsylvania Senate voted 27 to 22 in favor of removing the requirements that builders would have to have 150-foot buffer zones between new developments and state-designated "high-quality" streams. House Bill 1565 will be sent to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives for final passage.
PennLive.com, Tue, Oct 14 2014 @ 10:42 PM
WEST CHESTER Chester County's deputy director for emergency management has been recognized for his performance with a statewide award, county officials announced last week. Robert Kagel won the Harry Robidoux Memorial Award for Excellence in Emergency Management, which is given to a county emergency management official whose peers commend his or her service.
Philly.com, Tue, Oct 14 2014 @ 12:34 AM