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  1. Risoldi stepson charges forgery of willRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Philly.com

    The stepson of Claire Risoldi, the politically-connected Bucks County woman charged with collecting $20 million through insurance fraud, has claimed in his own court filing that Risoldi submitted a forged copy of his late father's will. Thomas French Jr., whose father, Thomas French Sr., committed suicide after being criminally charged alongside Risoldi, does not explicitly state why he believes Risoldi would have manufactured the document.

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  2. Electronics recycling set for Saturday in New HopeRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Philly.com

    NEW HOPE Bucks County and the New Hope-Solebury School District will cohost an electronics recycling event on Saturday at New Hope-Solebury High School, officials announced Monday. State law mandates that electronics such as computers, cellphones, and televisions be disposed of safely in order to reduce the risk of spreading hazardous materials such as lead, mercury, and zinc.

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  3. Haven: A glass hideaway in the woodsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 12, 2015 | Philly.com

    Dave Franke and Susan Dardes are outspoken in their enthusiasm for their 1,800-square-foot, glass-and-wood house hidden away on two acres near Doylestown. Franke, an architect who is now a principal with Studio Agoos Lovera, drives 50 miles round trip to his Philadelphia office each day.

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  4. A glass hideaway in the woodsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 12, 2015 | Philly.com

    Dave Franke and Susan Dardes are outspoken in their enthusiasm for their 1,800-square-foot, glass-and-wood house hidden away on two acres near Doylestown. Franke, an architect who is now a principal with Studio Agoos Lovera, drives 50 miles round trip to his Philadelphia office each day.

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  5. Bucks man charged with 'vanity logging'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 2, 2015 | Philly.com

    The crime is more common in Western mountain towns, where people cut down - even poison - their neighbors' trees for a better view. But "vanity logging," as it's sometimes called, could apply to the alleged acts of a lawyer-turned-Zumba instructor who lives outside New Hope.

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  6. James Nolan of title insurance firmRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 30, 2015 | Philly.com

    James A. Nolan, 59, of New Hope, who worked in the family title insurance company his entire adult life, died Sunday, June 21, of liver cancer. The lifelong Bucks County resident, a 1974 graduate of Neshaminy High School, began working at Tohickon Abstract Co.

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  7. Former Bucks County Playhouse owner guilty of money laundering and fraudRead the original story w/Photo

    May 29, 2015 | Philly.com

    The former longtime owner of the historic Bucks County Playhouse was found guilty Friday by a federal jury of claiming more than $200,000 in fraudulent insurance payments after a 2006 flood devastated the property, prosecutors said. Ralph Miller could face up to 30 years in prison for convictions on counts of money laundering and mail fraud, said assistant U.S. attorney K.T. Newton.

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  8. Abuse allegations jolt school years laterRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 26, 2015 | Philly.com

    The Episcopal Academy student was 13, he said, when teacher Richard Perkins Smith gave him and some classmates pornographic magazines. Now a middle-aged man, the former student is among nearly a dozen Episcopal alumni who say Smith sexually abused them decades ago.

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  9. Closing arguments set in Risoldi fraud hearingRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 7, 2015 | Philly.com

    Over three months, Claire Risoldi's jewelry collection - and its insurance policy - ballooned from a couple of pieces worth $100,000 to 52 items worth about $11 million. Weeks later, the Risoldi family's Bucks County mansion caught fire for the third time in three years.

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  10. New Hope fraud case: a recap of the trial so farRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 6, 2015 | Philly.com

    And made sure a "rat bastard" insurance adjuster she suspected had talked to state investigators knew that "snitches get stitches." For years, Claire Risoldi has been known in Bucks County political circles as a gracious host of lavish fund-raisers for local Republicans.

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  11. How much were Risoldi's jewels worth?Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 31, 2015 | Philly.com

    The insurer, AIG, was trying to determine if or what to pay for jewelry Risoldi claimed had been stolen during a 2013 fire at her New Hope estate. The appraiser, Donald Palmieri, came to catalog other items Risoldi owned that survived the fire and were not stolen.

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  12. Bucks fraud case opens against RisoldisRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 30, 2015 | Philly.com

    Testimony began Monday in what is expected to be a nearly weeklong preliminary hearing in Bucks County Court involving the Risoldi family, the well-connected Republican fundraisers accused of bilking insurers out of $20 million to fund an extravagant lifestyle. Timothy Johnson, a police officer for Buckingham Township, opened the proceeding by explaining his role in securing a fire scene in 2013.

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  13. Show picks: Will Butler, Craft Spells & moreRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 11, 2015 | Philly.com

    I first fell in love with Craft Spells back in 2011, when I heard most perfect song " After the Moment ." It was the Second Summer of Chillwave when the band first burst onto the scene, and while his debut record - the wispy, dreamy Idle Labour - was solid, it was this song that really lured me in, its bouncy keyboard line and effortless refrain reminiscent of a lost New Order single .

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  14. Hearing ordered in Bucks fraud caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 2, 2015 | Philly.com

    A judge ruled Monday that members of a politically connected Bucks County family charged with $20 million in insurance fraud will have a preliminary hearing -- a step that prosecutors sought to skip. The attorney general's Office had argued that the grand jury investigation and presentment unveiled last month could obviate the hearing.

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  15. Odette's and other landmarks rebuild in New HopeRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 1, 2015 | Philly.com

    Odette's was once the gateway to New Hope, a lively cabaret bar on the edge of town that for decades epitomized the ebullient spirit of the famously gay-friendly borough. After being ravaged by floods in 2008, the historic building along the Delaware River has sat vacant with boarded-up windows.

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  16. Sources: Fundraiser's husband kills selfRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 5, 2015 | Philly.com

    The husband of a prominent Bucks County Republican fundraiser charged in a $20 million insurance fraud scheme killed himself Thursday afternoon, according to multiple sources. The sources, who confirmed the information but said they were not authorized to publicly discuss it, identified the victim as Thomas French, a retired Bucks County sheriff's deputy and husband of fundraiser Claire Risoldi.

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  17. Bucks seeks outside judge for RisoldisRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 5, 2015 | Philly.com

    Bucks County's president judge has requested that a jurist from outside the county oversee the insurance fraud case against members of the politically connected Risoldi family and their associates. Judge Jeffrey Finley asked the Administrative Office of Pennsylvania Courts to assign a senior judge to the case, said Finley's assistant, Catherine Yedinak.

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  18. New Hope renaissance to get boost as landmark Odette's rebuildsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 1, 2015 | Philly.com

    Odette's was once the gateway to New Hope, a lively cabaret bar on the edge of town that for decades epitomized the ebullient spirit of the famously gay-friendly borough. After being ravaged by floods in 2008, the historic building along the Delaware River has sat vacant with boarded-up windows.

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  19. New Hope renaissance to get boost as landmark Odette's rebuildsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 31, 2015 | Philly.com

    Odette's was once the gateway to New Hope, a lively cabaret bar on the edge of town that for decades epitomized the ebullient spirit of the famously gay-friendly borough. After being ravaged by floods in 2008, the historic building along the Delaware River has sat vacant with boarded-up windows.

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  20. Bucks GOP scenemaker faces fraud chargesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 25, 2015 | Philly.com

    For Bucks County Republicans and power brokers, the parties at Claire Risoldi's extravagant mansion near New Hope were unforgettable affairs. Risoldi would book bands.

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