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, October 25, 2012
Police search for three men tied to a home invasion in the 1300 block of West Chester Pike on Tuesday.
The Daily Local reports that police in East Goshen are searching for three suspects linked to a home invasion that occurred around 4:30 p.m. Tuesday afternoon at the Rose Tree Apartments in the 1300 block of West Chester Pike. According to the Daily Local: Police said three men, one armed with a knife, forced their way into an apartment and stole an unknown amount of cash from its occupant. They were last seen leaving the apartment complex in a white Jeep Wrangler, according to police. Detectives and patrol officers canvassed the apartment complex and nearby roadways shortly after the robbery. At around 5:45 p.m. investigators located and examined a white Jeep Wrangler behind a nearby pizza shop, but determined it was unrelated to the …
Monday, October 8, 2012
The Westtown-East Goshen Regional Police Department reaches a deal with the townships to keep the department intact.
The Daily Local reports that a deal has been reached between the Westtown-East Goshen Regional Police Department and the board of supervisors just a week after supervisors from Westtown and East Goshen declared intentions of disbanding the force. According to the Daily Local, a special meeting of the Westtown-East Goshen police commission was held at 7 a.m. Monday morning to announce the deal that will also include police services for Thornbury Township. The Daily Local reports: “East Goshen Township, Westtown Township, Thornbury Township, and the Westtown-East Goshen Regional Police Commission are happy to announce that all parties have reached agreement on the terms of a police contract and a Thornbury police services agreement that will…
Tuesday, October 2, 2012
Westtown Township supervisors call the disbandment of the Westtown-East Goshen Regional Police Department imminent.
The Westtown Township Supervisors met in front of a backed house on Monday night to discuss the disbandment of the Westtown-East Goshen Regional Police Department. A move township supervisor Charles Barber described as imminent. “Because of the inability to reach an agreement with the police union and the subsequent loss of Thornbury (Township) as a client, each board must face the reality that the only financial recourse is that the WEGO Regional Police Department will need to disband,” Barber said in a statement he read representing both the township supervisors of Westtown and East Goshen. Barber continued, “Each township must take the necessary steps to prepare for this event. These steps include taking an affirmative move to disband…
Monday, September 17, 2012
The Daily Local reports that both sides remain far apart after a weekend negotiation session.
According to the Daily Local, the Westtown-East Goshen Police Association and the Board of Supervisors for both East Goshen and Westtown Township remain deadlocked as the two sides try to negotiate a new police contract. According to the Daily Local: Talks between the Westtown-East Goshen Police Association, the bargaining body of the department’s officers, and township officials from both East Goshen and Westtown broke down last weekend as both parties submitted contract proposals that could serve as the basis of a new five-year contract. It appears the two sides remain far from a common ground that could lead to a deal. East Goshen Supervisor Chairman Senya Isayeff told the Daily Local: The negotiations did not continue as we had hoped…
Tuesday, September 4, 2012
Township officials consider sending out a survey to gauge resident support for the police department.
The Daily Local reports that township officials are considering sending out a township-wide survey that would gauge resident support for the the Westtown-East Goshen Police Department. According to the Daily Local, public opinion in the several special meetings held in East Goshen has been markedly one-sided in favor of the police department. Resident Jim Shorn told the Daily Local that he would support a tax increase to help shoulder the rising costs of maintaining the police department. To read the complete story on the Daily Local's website please click the link: here.
Wednesday, July 25, 2012
A car stolen earlier this month from East Goshen Elementary is discovered in Utah.
Wednesday, July 11, 2012
It's a first for the township in 2012.
Mosquitoes with West Nile Virus have been discovered in a East Goshen Township. Two different species of mosquito, culex pipens and culex restuans, tested positive for the virus, according to state records. State records show the East Goshen positive test is one of two in Chester County in 2012, all found in mosquitoes. The other was found in West Chester in June. The state's West Nile Virus website provides guidance on how to avoid infection, mostly by preventing mosquitoes from having places to breed in and around one's home. The state's tips include:
Thursday, June 21, 2012
The area's weekend events worth checking out.
Here are the area's weekend events that could be worth checking out. East Goshen Farmers' Market Where/When: East Goshen Township Park, 1661 Paoli Pike, West Chester, Thursday, June 21, from 3-7 p.m. Why Go: he EGFM is sponsored by the Friends of East Goshen of the Chester County Community Foundation. This weekly producer only farmers market features over 35 farmers and food artisans. Pricing: Free Free Concert Where/When: Marshall Square Park, 200 E Marshall St, West Chester, Thursday, June 21 at 6:30 p.m. Why Go: Free concert in Marshall Square Park... bring a blanket or chair and a friend for fabulous family fun. Back2Life returns after a smashing success in 2011. Pricing: Free East Goshen Community Day Where/When: Saturday, June 23, …
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.