Features/People

Get a water workout this summer with aquatic classes |Aug 12, 2016

Take fitness from land to water this summer for some exercise fun and to burn hundreds of calories.

Downingtown resident among the new ‘faces’ at Mount Rushmore |Jun 30, 2016

The traditional summer college internship evokes images of a confined business office littered with a smattering of suits, neckties and dress shoes.

Spend summer in rays of sunshine for good health (photos) |Jun 10, 2016

The official first day of summer is June 20, which means it’s time to take it outdoors for swimming, bicycling, running and more.

VIDEO, PHOTOS: Shake it up with vibration exercise machines |Jun 3, 2016

Vibration exercise machines are creating a buzz and it’s not just from the sound the platform makes when it’s on.

Paint a healthy picture with Healthy Selfie Contest |Jan 30, 2016

Keep health in the picture even after the hype of New Year’s resolutions through a photo contest which awards winners $50 in gift cards to local businesses.

West Chester’s Kathy Finegan honored by Operation Smile for volunteer work |Oct 3, 2015

Every time Kathy Finegan travels to a third-world country, she leaves behind smiles.

With the help of 3-D printers, Westtown School students develop prosthetic hands for children |Jun 13, 2015

Engineering students at Westtown School have developed robotic hands for two area children. As part of the school’s Hand Project, and in conjunction with Nemours/ Alfred I. DuPont Hospital for Children in Delaware, the high school students worked for months in Westtown’s Science Institute, customizing each hand so it would fit each child accordingly.

Hillendale Elementary gets UCFEF’s largest grant; will fund running trail |Apr 7, 2015

Hillendale Awarded UCF Education Foundation’s Largest Grant in 2015!

Many must-see art lectures, exhibitions this month |Mar 24, 2015

By Lele Galer From Kennett Square to Phoenixville, the Art Scene is full of go-to galleries and must-see lectures and exhibitions in April 2015.

West Grove woman will work in Philadlephia school through Americorps |Aug 25, 2014

PHILADELPHIA >> As her fifth year at Andrew Jackson Elementary School in Philadelphia draws near, principal Lisa Ciaranca Kaplan isn’t holding her breath over district funding. Her after-school Spanish and Mandarin programs are immune to budget woes, thanks to a partnership with University of Pennsylvania.

Dutkiewicz excited to begin as new principal of Chadds Ford Elementary |Aug 21, 2014

Education is something which has been flowing through Shawn Dutkiewicz’s blood and a profession he has always wanted to do since he was 7 years old.

C. Ivan Stoltzfus raising $1 million on tractor journey across country |May 1, 2014

C. Ivan Stoltzfus has had a dream for a long time about taking a trip across the United States and after years of envisioning it, heís now ready to start the trek from New Jersey to California on April 26.

Mom and daughter trying to collect 20,000 pounds of food |Feb 27, 2014

Madeline Wiley isnít a normal 5-year-old girl.

Patton MS teacher turns junk into robotic scultpures |Jan 16, 2014

One manís junk is another manís masterpiece and for Charles F. Patton Middle School teacher Brian Marshall, he creates robotic sculptures with them.

Unionville seniors earn Eagle rank |Jan 8, 2014

Boy Scout Troop 22 in Unionville recently honored three new Eagle Scouts, William Hart, Jr., Bryan T. Aiken and Andrew Guarino, at a special Court of Honor held at the Unionville Presbyterian Church.

Fletcher brings Eagles Eye Mobile to Chester County |Dec 12, 2013

Ronn Fletcher lost the remainder of his family in 2008, leaving him alone with his dog and a step-son who already married and began a family of his own. Not willing to stay shut in his house, Fletcher set out to find something good to do with his life.

Longwood Fire Co. couple moving to Bucks County |Dec 12, 2013

Early next year Longwood Fire Company will have to replace a board member, two firefighters and an Emergency Medical Technician.

Itís Bam and Johnís punk rock art show - and youíre invited |Apr 1, 2013

When inspiration strikes Bam Margera, he rarely ignores the urge.