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  1. Inside the room that houses the unclaimed dead at the Chester County coroner's officeRead the original story

    Saturday Nov 10 | Philly.com

    Christina VandePol was startled when she first walked into a locked room inside the Chester County Coroner's Office. Small black boxes were stacked against a white cinder-block wall.


  2. Chesco Catholic school principal named among best in U.S.Read the original story

    Wednesday Nov 7 | Philly.com

    Margaret Egan's workday starts the same way every day: greeting every single child who makes his or her way into SS. Peter and Paul Catholic School in West Chester.


  3. West Chester and Rowan prepping for games with NCAA playoff implicationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 25 | Philly.com

    At this point in the football season for small colleges, games can take on significant status in determining whether a team qualifies for the NCAA playoffs. Saturday, West Chester and Rowan will be involved in games that will impact their postseason aspirations.


  4. Steve Forbes against tariffs, Trump's trade war; to speak at West Chester on SaturdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 18, 2018 | Philly.com

    Steve Forbes, GOP stalwart and publisher of Forbes magazine, will speak Saturday at West Chester University and plans to address the current debate about Republicans abandoning "free-market" economics under the Trump administration by embracing tariffs, which he considers akin to "sales taxes." "Tariffs are a sales tax.


  5. Joe at St. Joe's: Saxbys opens student-run coffee shopRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 2, 2018 | Philly.com

    Saxbys has opened its eighth student-run cafe, rolling out Monday at St. Joseph's University, in partnership with Haub School of Business and the Maguire Foundation. Madison Dierolf, a member of St. Joe's Class of 2020, is the first manager of the store, inside the Campion Student Center .


  6. William W. Marshall Jr., 92, acoustical tile contractorRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 26, 2018 | Philly.com

    William W. Marshall Jr., 92, of West Chester, an acoustical tile contractor in the Philadelphia area for 40 years, died Friday, Sept. 21, of cancer at his home.


  7. 1414 Birchrun Rd. in Chester Springs is on the market for $3.9 million.Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 12, 2018 | Philly.com

    Among the best things about September is the moment when warm afternoons give way to chillier evenings. When it's just a little too cold for a dip in the pool, a hot tub is the perfect answer.


  8. The Glen Mills School in Glen Mills, Pa., Friday August 31, 2018. David Swanson / Staff PhotographerRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 7, 2018 | Philly.com

    Two former counselors at the Glen Mills Schools were arrested Friday in connection with a brutal attack on a 17-year-old boy from Philadelphia who was in their care. Christopher Medina, 31, of Kennett Square, and Patrick Raquet, 34, of West Chester, have been charged with aggravated assault, simple assault, reckless endangerment, and endangering a child's welfare.


  9. In Chester County, hundreds of homes to rise near historic Greystone HallRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 6, 2018 | Philly.com

    More than 400 acres of land, the largest remaining undeveloped tract in West Goshen Township, Chester County, were sold last month to make way for hundreds of houses in a deal that was a decade in the making. But the origin of the $38 million sale of land surrounding the historic Greystone Hall traces to the 1950s, when the Jerrehian family, its owners, first started courting developers.


  10. West Chester designer aims to make New York Fashion Week splashRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 6, 2018 | Philly.com

    West Chester mom of four, Deborah Ann Mack, debuts her collection of womenswear at New York Fashion week this weekend. A West Chester mom of four will bring her 40-look women's wear collection to the Big Apple this weekend to show alongside New York Fashion Week.


  11. The curious audit of the K-9 unit of Chester CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 23, 2018 | Philly.com

    A dispute is brewing in Chester County, with tensions running high among county officials over how much money is being thrown to the dogs. Earlier this month, Controller Margaret Reif issued a subpoena to Sheriff Carolyn "Bunny" Welsh, seeking to examine the finances of the K-9 unit operated by the Sheriff's Office, and supported largely by grant money and donations.


  12. Tyson pays $2.16B for West Chester-based Keystone Foods, inventor of chicken nuggetsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 20, 2018 | Philly.com

    Tyson is buying the West Chester, Pa.-based Keystone Foods from a Brazilian firm for cash and debt, the Wall Street Journal and Bloomberg News reported on Monday. Brazilian meatpacker Marfrig Alimentos acquired Keystone Foods for $1.26 billion in 2010, aiming to increase its presence as a supplier to restaurant chains.


  13. Margaret Linvill, 88, matriarch of the Linvilla Orchards familyRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 15, 2018 | Philly.com

    Margaret Fisher Linvill, 88, of Media, a former educator and matriarch of the family that has owned and operated Linvilla Orchards in Delaware County for five generations, died Saturday, Aug. 11, at Riddle Memorial Hospital of complications from a stroke. Mrs. Linvill, known as "Peg," met Paul Linvill, her future husband, at a Quaker work camp in Mexico and married him in 1957.


  14. Suspended Chester County attorney charged with defrauding dozens of clientsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 20, 2018 | Philly.com

    Lawyer Joshua Janis told one of his clients that a civil-union divorce was delayed because the judge had "something against gay people and that straight people's divorces are put first," according to court documents. Later, Janis told the client the divorce was final.


  15. Suspended Chester County attorney charged with defrauding dozens of clientsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 30, 2018 | Philly.com

    Joshua Janis told one of his clients that their civil-union divorce was delayed because the judge had "something against gay people and that straight people's divorces are put first," according to court documents. Later, Janis told the client the divorce was final.


  16. Bernice Soffer, 91, fought for the rights of the elderlyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 5, 2018 | Philly.com

    Bernice Soffer, 91, a social worker who became a powerful voice for Philadelphia's elderly after she founded an organization to protect their rights, died Friday, June 29, of leukemia at her West Chester home. Mrs. Soffer broke new ground when she created what is now called CARIE, the Center for Advocacy for the Rights and Interests of the Elderly in 1979.


  17. Caleb J. Sturgis, 25, care manager for the deaf, dies in car accidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 28, 2018 | Philly.com

    Caleb Jonathan Sturgis, 25, of West Chester, a care manager at a Glenside agency that offers support for the deaf, died Wednesday, June 27, in a one-car accident on the Pennsylvania Turnpike in Tredyffrin Township. State police said Mr. Sturgis was eastbound when his Toyota Corolla veered onto the Valley Forge Plaza exit ramp and struck a curb, causing the vehicle to flip onto its roof.


  18. Intellectually disabled get a college benefitRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 25, 2018 | Philly.com

    Susan Snyder has covered education for the Inquirer since 1998. She currently covers higher education.


  19. Lawsuit alleges 'agonizing and lonely deaths' in Barclay Friends fireRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 15, 2018 | Philly.com

    Craig R. McCoy is a member of the Inquirer investigative team. His reporting has examined police mistreatment of rape victims, corruption among Pennsylvania public officials, the high dismissal rate in the Philadelphia criminal courts, among other issues.


  20. West Chester shoveling crackdown turns into a real snow jobRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 7, 2018 | Philly.com

    Jenny Steinen, a 6th grade school teacher and former lawyer from West Chester recently won her battle in court that proved she had in fact shoveled her sidewalk of snow this past winter. She was fined and successfully challenged the ticket.


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