Saturday, April 13, 2013
The road will be close weekdays from mid April through the end of May, according to the Tredyffrin Township website.
According to information from the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation and posted on the Tredyffrin Township website: Monday, April 15 through May 31 – PECO Energy will close East Central Avenue between Fennerton Road and North Valley Road in Tredyffrin Township, Chester County weekdays from 9 am. to 3 p.m. for utility installation. East Central Avenue through traffic will be detoured over Route 252 (Bear Hill Road), Route 30 (Lancaster Avenue) and North Valley Road.
Thursday, March 14, 2013
Tredyffrin Police and are asking for public assistance in identifying the man in the photo, whom they believe to be the involved in the thefts.
Tredyffrin Police on Thursday released a photo of a man they believe to be involved in a series of wire thefts, and they are seeking public assistance in identifying him. More than $1,600 worth of copper and aluminum wire went missing from trucks at PECO's Berwyn facility between Feb. 5 and March 4, according to police. Anyone with knowledge of the man in the photo is asked to contact Det. Sgt. Todd Bereda via email at firstname.lastname@example.org or by phone at 610-408-3652.
Monday, January 28, 2013
Customers purchase pre-paid debit cards that are then drained by fraudsters, the company said.
A scam in which PECO customers are misled into purchasing pre-paid debit cards which are then drained of funds has struck the Philadelphia region, the electric and gas utility said Thursday. In the scam, customers are contacted by persons who claim to work for PECO and informed that they must make an immediate payment in order to avoid their electricity being shut off. The phony employee then instructs the customer to purchase a pre-paid debit card from a convenience store or similar location, then to provide that card's number. The fraud operators then drain the funds on the card. “We want to make our customers aware of this scam so they can protect themselves from becoming victims of this and other fraudulent activities,” said Mark …
Tuesday, October 30, 2012
Downed trees leave thousands without power in Tredyffrin and Easttown townships.
In the Valley Hills neighborhood of Paoli, there were at least two downed trees and a neighbor reported a third. The trees have taken out power lines and are blocking the roads, making it impossible for residents to leave home by car. Neighbors came together to start to cut up a tree across Biddle Road, but they stopped after police told them to, in case any of the power lines should become live. A neighbors said that the tree down on Fennerton was on a live wire that was sparking. The line was no longer sparking when I got there to take pictures. Closures Many businesses are closed Tuesday. Tuesday morning, there were a number of cars driving around the parking lot of Gateway Shopping Center, apparently looking to patronize one of the …
Monday, July 16, 2012
President Obama is not providing funding to help pay your electric or gas bill.
A scam intended to deceive people into providing their social security numbers, banking details, and other personal information by misleading them to believe that the government will help pay their utility bills has appeared in the greater Philadelphia region, PECO said. The scam, which has been reportedly taking place through social media such as Facebook, text messages, telephone and U.S. Mail, claims that President Barack Obama is providing funding to help customers pay their utility bills. “We want to make our customers aware of this scam and any potential issues so they can protect themselves from becoming victims of identity theft and other fraudulent activities,” said Mark Alden, PECO vice president of Customer Operations. PECO …
Monday, August 1, 2011
Road was expected to remain closed as late as midnight.
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- Bob Byrne
Monday, August 1, 2011
A Fed Ex tractor-trailer truck making a right turn into a parking lot on Old Eagle School Road snagged a telephone pole support wire, causing the pole to crack and snap in half and bringing down wires. No one was injured in the accident which shut down Old Eagle School Road in Devon between Route 30/Lancaster Ave. and the Strafford SEPTA station. The road was expected to remain closed until at least 10 p.m. Monday so that a new pole could be installed and power restored to homes in the immediate area. The truck driver told Patch he was not injured. Power wires came down on top of the 28 foot Fed Ex trailer. Police cordoned off Old Eagle School Road from Lancaster Ave. to just south of the SEPTA station. The driver said the trailer clipped…