February 09, 2018 Governor Wolf Announces Transportation Investment to Support City of Coatesville Infrastructure, Press Release, Transportation Harrisburg, PA – Governor Tom Wolf today announced that a transportation investment he’s making in the City of Coatesville is a key step in making the Coatesville Gateway Redevelopment revitalization project a reality.The nearly $1.3 million grant to DEPG Coatesville Associates, LP will kick off intersection improvements to Route 82 (First Avenue) and multimodal enhancements to Route 82/3070 (E. Lincoln Highway) and E. Diamond Street that will improve traffic flow, efficiency and safety.“Transportation investments are key to economic growth, and I am proud to help the City of Coatesville realize its full potential,” Governor Wolf said. “The community is invested in this revitalization project and these traffic improvements will make travel easier and safer as the city grows.”The overall gateway redevelopment project is an estimated $23 million investment in this key entrance to the city, which is anticipated to bring additional development and reinvestment.The announcement builds on previous investments the Wolf Administration has made in the city’s revitalization efforts, including the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation’s partnership with the city’s Redevelopment Authority to build the new Coatesville Train Station. SHARE Email Facebook Twitter
Harry O. Laker, of Sunman, was born to Edmund and Martha Eckerle Laker on October 15, 1933 in Franklin County, Indiana. He served his country with the United States Army. Harry was united in marriage to Alma Riehle on July 12, 1958 at St. Nicholas Church and together they had six children. He worked for Hill-Rom for 35 years and was a member of St. Nicholas Church, the Holy Name Society and the Sunman Fish and Game Club. Even after retirement Harry stayed active mowing his 3 acres weekly, gardening, hunting, fishing, making wine, dancing, and watching Reds baseball and I.U. basketball. He loved and cherished his grandchildren. On Sunday, May 20, 2018 at the age of 84, he passed away at University Hospital in Cincinnati. Memorial contributions can be directed to St. Nicholas Heritage Project for the new school. To sign the online guestbook please visit www.cookrosenberger.com. The staff of Cook Rosenberger Funeral Home is honored to care for the family of Harry Laker. Those surviving who will cherish Harry’s memory include his loving wife of over 59 years, Alma Laker; children, Anita (Mike) Schuman of Sunman, Gregory (Donna) Laker of Batesville, Carla (Gerard) Enzinger of Oldenburg, Ann (David) Lesko of Sunman, and Gerald (Jennifer) Laker of Batesville; 21 grandchildren, and 2 great-grandchildren. He is survived by 8 siblings; Marge Kirschner, Charlie Laker, Albert Laker, Evelyn Volk, Agnes Volk, Delores Gindling, Ron Laker and Eugene Laker. Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by a son, Doug Laker; a brother, Marty Laker; a son-in-law, Brent Sarringhaus; and a great-grandchild, Carter Bond. Friends may visit with the family on Wednesday, May 23, 2018 from 4 until 8 p.m. at Cook Rosenberger Funeral Home, 107 Vine Street, Sunman. Rosary will be recited at 3:15. Rev. Shaun Whittington will officiate a Mass of Christian burial on Thursday at 10:30 a.m. at St. Nicholas Catholic Church. The Sunman American Legion Kenneth L. Diver Post #337 will provide full military graveside honors immediately following in the church cemetery.