The positive test was in the Phoenixville area, part of a regular surveillance program that’s been in place for years, where traps are set to collect mosquitoes to scan for West Nile Virus. Richard Johnson with the Chester County Health Department says the positive test is not reason for alarm, but is reason for further testing.
A Chester County prosecutor Wednesday said Warren Earl Yerger Sr. “perpetrated one of the most egregious and horrific cases” of abuse the county had seen.
Chester County is posting speed limit markers in parks and on trails as a reminder to cyclists to slow it down.
It happened around 12:30 a.m. Tuesday along Route 322 at Penn Drive.
The fire was reported Monday night at the unit block of North Church Street.
Advocates for better state funding for education in Pennsylvania took their cause to the steps of the courthouses today in Montgomery, Chester, and Delaware counties.
In the wake of last month’s fatal Amtrak derailment in Philadelphia, the federal government is recommending that commuter railroads, such as SEPTA, examine their speed controls where they have sharp curves.
It will be a warm day, with highs in the low to mid 80s.
After a wild afternoon of weather, heavy rain will continue overnight and the region will endure the chance for more showers and thunderstorms on Tuesday as a cold front exits the region. Any storms on Tuesday may also contain gusty winds and downpours but the threat severe weather will be greatly reduced.
The fire was reported Tuesday night at the 400 block of Bickley Place.
Westtown seniors Casey Dech, Alex Nunes, and Xan Lorimer — under the guidance of faculty advisor Steve Compton — created a mechanically-activated hand for Joy, printed using the 3-D facility at Nemours DuPont Pediatrics.
Curren Collas was killed last February in his West Chester home when a 136-pound, six-drawer Ikea dresser tipped over on him.
A Chester County service dog group is holding a picnic later this month to celebrate its 25th Anniversary.
Saint-Gobain has its North American headquarters in Valley Forge, soon to relocate in Malvern.
All lanes of the westbound Pa. Turnpike near mile marker 316 approaching Downingtown are blocked due to a truck fire.