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Today's News

  • Giti Tire official briefs Chester Rotary members

    A Giti Tire official told members of the Chester Rotary Club recently the plant expects to open in January of 2017 and their goal is to produce 33,000 tires a day.

    Bryan McNamara, Security Manager for Giti Tire US, was the featured speaker recently at the Chester Rotary Club.

  • Richard Hulse’s Ground Zero

    On September 11, 2001, Richard Hulse lost 343 brother firefighters.

    Three of the FDNY firefighters who lost their lives were people Hulse had known when he was chief of the Greenport, Long Island Fire Department. Ever since 9/11, Hulse has been the leading figure behind the September 11 observance at the Fort Lawn Community Center. He and sculptor Bob Doster were the ones responsible for acquiring the piece of structural steel that is the FLCC’s 9/11 memorial, a Doster sculpture called “Rising to Heaven.”

  • Fort Lawn remembers September 11

    Led by former Long Island Fire Chief Richard Hulse, members of the Fort Lawn community and fire department held a 9/11 observance last Friday night.

    Dressed in their dress uniform, members of the City of Chester Fire Department provided the honor guard as Fort Lawn Deputy Fire Chief Tommy Casey, some of the Fort Lawn firefighters and Lt. Chris Culp of the Fort Lawn Police Department observed the anniversary of September 11.

  • County cleaning offices, planning auction

    It isn't spring, but Chester County is doing some cleaning up just the same.

    Last week, Chester County Supervisor Shane Stuart told Chester County Council that he was having all department heads identify items that were no longer used or that are just taking up space with the intention of eventually auctioning them off.

    "Extra desks, extra chairs, we're cleaning out the stuff we don't need," Stuart said.

  • Lewisville High observes 9/11 anniversary

    Chester County Sheriff Alex Underwood was the guest speaker at Lewisville High School's observance of September 11th  this past Friday. Every year, the high school holds a ceremony of remembrance for the heroes of the attack on the World Trade Center Towers and the Pentagon.

    Sheriff Underwood reminded the audience to remember and honor the sacrifice of all law enforcement officers who helped keep our country safe during the turbulent times during and after the September 11 attacks.

  • County discusses city extension request, takes no vote

    Chester County Council discussed, but did not act on, a request from the City of Chester to extend its police jurisdiction last week.

  • Chester High School remembers 9/11

    Chester High School students, staff, teachers and guests paused a few moments in their school activities Friday morning to remember the events of September 11 in a ceremony in front of the school.

  • Police investigate 'unattended death'

    The Chester County Sheriff’s Office is continuing their investigation into what they are calling a “suspicious death”.

  • Cycs nearly upend Cougars

    After a lopsided loss to Fairfield Central two weeks ago, Chester coach Victor Floyd said there was only two ways for his team to go.

    "After a game like that a team can rally or they can wrap it up," Floyd said. "We've rallied and grown a lot as a team."

    That has been obvious the past two weeks. Chester gave a game effort before falling to Rock Hill last week and came up just short Friday night in a 28-20 loss to AAAA York.

  • Lions hang tough, but fall to Warriors

    When you play as tough a schedule as the Lewisville Lions do, you don't need to give your opponents any help.

    "We've got to find a way to not beat ourselves," said Lions Coach Will Mitchell. "We have no margin for error right now."

    Lewisville hung tough but ultimately fell to Indian Land Friday by a 27-14 final.