Sergeant Joseph Burt Retires

Sgt. Joseph Burt has retired at 38 years of service on the West Goshen Police Force. A native of Springfield, Delaware County, Burt came to West Goshen Township as a patrol officer on April 20, 1981.  He was promoted to Patrol Sergeant in 1989. “He probably was the hardest working Patrol Sergeant we ever had,” […]

Meet the West Goshen Parks & Recreation Department: Your Fun is Their Job!

West Goshen residents work hard and play hard. That’s why the West Goshen Parks & Recreation Department—led by Ken Lehr and Tom Steines— focuses on providing safe, welcoming parks and recreation opportunities for people of all ages to play, learn, and build community. Spring and Summer are particularly busy times for Parks & Recreation.  Special […]

About the West Goshen Juvenile/Community Relations Division

The West Goshen Township Juvenile/Community Policing Division works in unison with the West Chester Area School District, the District Attorney’s Office, the Juvenile Probation Department, and most importantly the parents of children toward a common goal.  There are three officer’s assigned to the division. One of those officers is assigned to the West Chester East […]

Belair Estate: The Home of George A. McCall

During the nineteenth century, West Goshen Township was a getaway for Philadelphia residents to relax at their country homes. The expansive pastures and dense forests offered a quiet reprieve from the chaos of the city. One of these notable residents was General George Archibald McCall. He retired to his West Goshen farm after a life […]