Friday, May 3, 2013
This is your first chance to sign up for popular youth and young teen summer programs.
Signs ups for the West Goshen Summer Recreation Programs for children are set for Saturday morning from 8-11 a.m. at the West Goshen Township Building at 1025 Paoli Pike, West Chester, PA, 19380. There are several age groups and programs being offered, acocrding to the West Goshen Township Website. Summer Youth Program for Ages 5-12 Read full details of the program's time and locations here on the West Goshen Website. West Goshen Summer Teen Program: Sports Clinics for Beginner Levels
Thursday, March 21, 2013
The unlikely duo saved a person from a burning car in January.
Michael Mostardi and Officer Wesley Holman were recognized with the West Goshen Police Department’s Citizens Hero Award and the West Goshen Police Department’s Officer’s Hero Award at a recent township meeting. The civilian and cop worked together in January to save a person from a flaming car in a turning lane connecting Route 3 and 202. According to the department: On January 25, 2013 at or about 0056hrs., West Goshen Police and West Chester Fire Department were dispatched for a vehicle fire in the area of West Chester Pike and Rt. 202. Upon the arrival of Officer Holman, the engine compartment of a vehicle in the turning lane of Rt. 3 onto Rt. 202 was fully engulfed in flames and flames were beginning to enter the passenger compartment…
Sunday, December 16, 2012
See the changes in trash pickup for Christmas.
Wondering when you can throw away all of the used wrapping paper? Here are the changes in the trash pickup for the Christmas holiday. West Chester Of West Chester's four pickup quadrants, only one will be effected by Christmas. The minicipal website states that if a trash day falls directly on a holiday, trash will be picked up the day after. The Northeast quadrant's trash day falls on Tuesdays. Since Christmas is on Tuesday, Dec. 25, pickup will continue for that quadrant on the 26. Unsure if you live in the northeast quadrant? Here's a map. West Goshen Township Trash pickup is Monday and Thursday and therefore will not be effected by Christmas. The township website states that pickup occurs on the next day when trash day falls on …
Thursday, August 30, 2012
The American Helicopter Museum sees an uptick in interest after hosting the Paul Ryan rally last week.
American Helicopter Museum Director Tim Conaway deals with a lot of surprise. “A lot of people didn’t know we were here,” Conaway said. “Since the Paul Ryan rally last week we’ve received a lot of calls. A lot of people are saying ‘what an amazing thing to have in their own backyard.’” The American Helicopter Museum in West Goshen has been open since 1996. It draws 35,000 people a year, and even though it’s a non-profit, it brings in annual revenues of $500,000. The biggest surprise though is how vital the Delaware Valley has been to the development of the helicopter. “Six of the eight ‘pioneers’ of vertical flight are from the Philadelphia area,” Conaway said. “Sikorsky has a plant in Coatesville, and Boeing is also in the area.” …
Friday, August 10, 2012
A fire in West Goshen early Friday morning left two dead.
Two are dead after a fire swept through a home in the 1200 block of Gail Road in West Goshen Township Friday morning. Officials from the West Goshen police and fire departments received a report of a dwelling fire at approximately 7:13 a.m. Upon arrival at the scene, officers saw heavy smoke coming from the roof area. Fire personnel made entry and located two people, one male and one female inside the residence. Medical personnel pronounced both people dead at the scene. The Daily Local reports that the two people have been identified as Robert O’Neill, 85, and Irene O’Neill, 68, according to the West Goshen Police Department. Both were pronounced dead at the scene from what appeared to be smoke inhalation. Stone told the Daily Local that…
Tuesday, July 31, 2012
The West Nile Virus was found in West Goshen Township and Westtown Township.
State officials released information today that says that a mosquito in West Goshen Township and a bird in Westtown Township tested positive for the West Nile Virus. The Chester County Health Department says that the odds of contracting West Nile are very low, and that there are simple precautions residents can take to prevent infection. he chance of contracting WNV from an infected mosquito is small and chances of becoming seriously ill are even smaller, however, the Health Department recommends that individuals take personal precautions to minimize the possibility of being bitten by infected mosquitoes. This includes staying indoors at dawn or dusk when mosquitoes are most active, wearing long sleeve shirts and long pants when outside …
Tuesday, April 17, 2012
A New Jersey Man is charged with stealing underwear from several apartment complexes in West and East Goshen
Delaware Online reports that Jeffrey A. Lloyd, 44, of Bridgeton, N.J., has been arrested for stealing underwear from several apartment complexes in West Goshen and East Goshen Townships. According to Delaware Online: On Friday, West Goshen police officers captured the elusive underwear thief at the Goshen Manor Apartments with 12 pairs of bras and panties in his possession. Delaware Online reports that Lloyd has been stealing underwear since November, and police told Delaware Online Police Lloyd’s arrest came after Goshen Manor management saw Lloyd on surveillance cameras in the complex acting suspicious at about 5:30 p.m. Friday and called police. To read the complete article please click the link: here.
Thursday, March 22, 2012
Route 202 construction continues.
The following is a press release from PennDOT. As part of the $19.3 million project to improve four miles of Route 202 in West Goshen and Westtown townships, Chester County, overnight operations are scheduled Monday and Tuesday (March 26-27) on Route 202 for sign structure installations, the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation announced today. On Monday and Tuesday (March 26-27), northbound and southbound Route 202 will be reduced to one lane in each direction between Route 322 and Paoli Pike from 8 p.m. to 5 a.m. the next morning. In addition, the Paoli Pike on-ramp to Route 202 North will be closed Monday and Tuesday (March 26-27) from 8 p.m. to 5 a.m. The posted detour will follow Route 202 South to the Westtown Road exit, left …
Wednesday, January 4, 2012
New supervisors Phil Corvo, Ted Murphy and Ray Halvorsen are sworn in Tuesday.
The West Goshen Township Board of Supervisors swore in three members Tuesday evening duing the township's annual reorganizational meeting, the Daily Local Reports. According to the Daily Local, the new members include Democrat Phl Corvo and Republicans Ted Murphy and Ray Halvorsen. Those three join return supervisors Patricia McIlvaine and Bob White on a board that expanded from three members to five. "We will start in high gear," Halvorsen told the Daily Local. "I hope the board will work to together and make positive changes for this township." Both Corvo and Halvorsen are serving six-year terms, while Murphy was elected to an open four-year term, replacing Ed Meakim, who left the board at the end of 2011 after nearly two decades of …
Tuesday, November 29, 2011
West Goshen will collect leaves on December 17.
West Goshen Township will conduct its second to last leaf collection on Saturday, Dec. 17. Residents are asked to place leaves and small twigs in trash cans or paper bags for collection. According to the township, there is no limit to the amount of bags or cans that will be collected. However, the township will not collect leaves in plastic bags. This will be the last leaf collection of the fall, and residents are asked to not burn their leaves, rake them into the street or place them in stream beds. For more information please chack out the township Web site: here.