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Pipeline Worker's Comments To Chester Co. Resident Investigated

WEST CHESTER, PA — A series of threatening and vulgar comments from a Mariner East pipeline worker to a Chester County resident who opposes the pipeline has prompted a response from law enforcement.


Pennsylvania's oldest licensed tavern closes its doors Saturday night

BLUE BELL (KYW Newsradio) — Pennsylvania's oldest licensed restaurant and bar closes it's doors Saturday night. Luke Myers, bar manager at the Broad Axe Tavern, says the new owner of the restaurant had been running this historic business for a decade now.


Tri County Record calendar Jan. 22

Submit events about 10 days in advance of publication date to lmitchell@berksmontnews.com. Note Tri County Record Calendar. Neighbors: is hosting Tabitha Shilalo from GAIN who is sharing on the Luo Pads ministry at Conestoga Mennonite Church from 9:15 to 11 a.m. Neighbors is a women's ministry for t


Police Search Through West Chester Townhouse of Missing Mom Who Vanished Nearly 2 Years Ago

Nearly two years after Anna Maciejewska vanished from her suburban Philadelphia home, investigators searched through a townhouse she and her husband owned in West Chester, Pennsylvania.


Police: Missing Malvern woman's husband named person of interest

WEST WHITELAND TWP., PA. (WPVI) -- State police detectives have just issued a search warrant for a townhome owned by Anna Maciejewska, who hasn't been seen since April 2017. Late Thursday afternoon State Police used a ram to open the door of a townhouse belonging to the missing woman and her husband


Person claiming to be pipeline worker targets woman on Instagram

CHESTER COUNTY, Pa. (WPVI) -- Authorities in Chester County took action after a neighbor who lives near the controversial Mariner East pipelines received an obscene message from someone claiming to be a pipeline worker.


Police arrest 41 in nearly $1 million Delco kickback scheme

MEDIA, Pa. -- Pennsylvania State Police have arrested 41 people accused of stealing nearly $1 million from a Delaware County nonprofit through an overtime rigging and kickback scheme.


Renaissance Academy among tech grant recipients

PHOENIXVILLE — Renaissance Academy Charter School is one of two Chester County charters to receive a total of $70,000 in state grant funding to expand computer science classes and teacher training.


Pennsylvania man charged in iPhone scam

Gabriel Evangelista Rosario — FAIRFIELD — Gabriel Rosario, a 33-year-old man from Hazleton, Pa., was charged with identity theft after allegedly scamming a local resident. On Jan. 13, a Fairfield resident reported they had been a victim of identity theft when they provided an individual impersonatin


After son's overdose, surgery center nurse backs lawsuit against 2+ opioid makers

Chester County, Pa., plans to sue at least two opioid manufacturers, alleging they violated the federal Controlled Substances Act, The Philadelphia Tribune reports. 1. Chester County plans to file the lawsuit against drugmakers Malvern, Pa.-based Endo and Frazer, Pa.-based Cephalon. Additional defen


Two Chesco restaurants cited for selling booze to undercover buyers

WEST CHESTER—Two Chester County restaurants have been cited for selling alcohol to underage adults and a third has been cited for a RAMP certification violation. Sam’s Pizza Island, 445 Hannum Avenue in West Chester, and New Haven Pizza, 18 North Church Street in West Chester, were both cited for se


An Emergency Guide in Case Your Power Goes Out in Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Delaware

A triple threat of winter storms and bitter cold is cranking up as we speak to slam into the Philadelphia region and tri-state area of Pennsylvania, New Jersey and Delaware. Preparedness will be key ahead of what is turning into a weekend mess and Monday mayhem. Luckily, the forecast is allowing eve


Rare orchid found at Longwood Gardens in Chester County

CHESTER COUNTY, Pa. (WPVI) -- An orchid usually found in Japan and China has turned up at Longwood Gardens in Chester County. Officials say it could have been there for a decade without anyone noticing it.


Woman charged after she gave birth on toilet and allegedly left the baby boy there

LANCASTER COUNTY, Pa. (WPMT) -- A Reading woman faces a charge of endangering the welfare of children after she gave birth to an infant on a toilet Monday and allegedly left the newborn in the bowl.


Murphy named director of Chester County Emergency Services

WEST CHESTER—The Chester County Commissioners today announce the appointment of Michael Murphy, Jr. as Director of the Department of Emergency Services. Murphy was formerly Platoon Leader for the County’s 9-1-1 operations.


$5000 reward issued for tire slashing incident in Tredyffrin

TREDYFFRIN TWP., Pa. (WPVI) -- Police in Chester County are now offering a $5,000 reward for the arrest and conviction of the individual who slashed dozens of tires on New Year's Day.


Eagles’ Alshon Jeffery Surprises 2nd-Grade Class Of Young Girl Who Wrote Him Viral Supportive Letter

WEST CHESTER, Pa. (CBS) — Days after receiving an adorable letter from a second-grade girl, Philadelphia Eagles wide receiver Alshon Jeffery stopped by to surprise Abigail Johnson’s class Wednesday. Abigail wrote a letter to Jeffery following the Birds’ playoff loss to the New Orleans Saints, urging


Pennsylvania woman allegedly gives birth, leaves baby in restroom toilet

A Berks County woman allegedly gave birth in an assisted-living facility restroom and left the newborn baby partially submerged in a toilet. Emmanuella Osei, 23, was charged by Northern Lancaster County Regional police with second-degree felony endangering the welfare or a child. The alleged inciden


Prosecutors: 41 workers at Elwyn stole $920K in overtime

Forty-one workers at Elwyn, a nonprofit that provides care for people with disabilities, stole more than $920,000 over 21 months by falsely claiming on time cards that they had worked overtime, authorities said Wednesday.


West Chester picks a flag

WEST CHESTER — Fly it proudly; the borough chose an official flag at Wednesdays’ meeting. Borough council picked a favorite from three choices presented by Jimmer Breen of the Public Arts Commission.