Wednesday, February 20, 2008

New home for Coatsville blog

Coatesville Sidebar has been retooled and relocated to a page within the Daily Local's site. I hope all of its loyal readers -- and especially the commentators -- will follow it to its new spot.

Follow the link above to get there, and make sure to bookmark it because the URL ( is rather cumbersome.

Saturday, February 2, 2008


What do you think about Paul Givler's exit from the Redevelopment Authority board and the recent appointment of Harry Colon?

Rip Makes All-Star Team Again

Richard "Rip" Hamilton, a Coatesville native who plays for the Detroit Pistons, has made the NBA All-Star team for the third year in a row.

Public Safety

Is the city doing enough to tackle violent crime in the city? Should the city do more? Or have you seen positive changes?

Also, see Sunday's edition of the Daily Local News for an overview on the state of the Coatesville Police Department.

City Power Plant

Should Coatesville put a power plant on the Flats? Why or Why not?

Tuesday, October 23, 2007

Kareem Johnson on Camera

City Councilman Kareem Johnson gave his take on the Coatesville Police Department in a September video. The key issue, he says, is race. Find the video here.

Tuesday, September 11, 2007

City Surplus

If you missed the City Council meeting last night, City Manager Harry Walker said the city has a $700,000 surplus. See Wednesday's Daily Local News for more details.