CHA Officers Awarded for Work with Trauma Victims

Two Chester Housing Authority police officers – William Cooper and Wesley Seitz – have been honored with awards from the Trauma Survivors Foundation in Wilmington. The honor stems from a high speed chase last year in Chester that ended at a CHA property.

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Chester City Blog: Chester Housing Authority Officers Awarded for Work with Trauma Victims

Two Chester Housing Authority police officers – William Cooper and Wesley Seitz – have been honored with awards from the Trauma Survivors Foundation in Wilmington. The honor stems from a high speed chase last year in Chester that ended at a CHA property. Chester City Police Captain Alan Davis was badly injured in the shootout that ensued. The CHA officers helped bring the incident to an end.

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Delaware County Daily Times: Home-grown fare to feed the people of Chester

Come springtime the Fare & Square in Chester will begin selling locally grown fruits and vegetables that were grown at the Ruth L. Bennett Homes Community Garden thanks to a new partnership announced last week. “Where will you run into a housing authority that supplies a grocery store,” said Steve Fischer, the executive director of the CHA.

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CHA and Fare and Square Agree to Farm-to-Store Partnership

The Chester Housing Authority and Fare & Square, the city’s only full-service grocery store, have partnered to make fruits and vegetables grown at CHA’s community farm available to Chester. “The plan from the outset was to expand but the partnership with Fare & Square will yield revenue that will allow us to sustain the farm and to continue to offer it as an important educational resource to the community shoppers,” said CHA Executive Director Steven A. Fischer. The first products will be available this spring.

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Chester Spirit: CHA extends leader’s contract

The Chester Housing Authority (CHA) Board of Commissioners will keep Executive Director Steven A. Fischer around until at least 2021. Fischer’s contract that the board has extended had been sent to expire in March 2017.

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