Sprinkler valve off during Barclay fire

Investigators now say a sprinkler valve was likely in the off position during the Nov. 16, 2017 fire at the Barclay Friends Senior Center in West Chester that killed four people. It has still not been determined what caused the fire, but there is no indication of arson. Those were the findings given in a press release the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives issued…

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Adam Miller of Jennersville

Adam Miller, 93, of Jennersville, died Monday, Jan. 28, at his residence. He was the husband of Bessie Campbell Miller, who died in 2001, and with whom he shared 47 years of marriage. Born in Ashe County, N.C., he was the son of the late Jonathan Miller and the late Mandy Greer Miller. He worked at Thompson Roses for many years, retiring in 1990. Mr.…

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Residents want drivers to stop

Cars ignoring stopped school buses and driving through stop signs are an ongoing problem in the Preserve at Chadds Ford development, according to residents. Residents at the Preserve turned out in force Monday night for the Pocopson Township supervisors’ meeting to complain about traffic problems within the development that they say are endangering their children. Shilpa Kapil said she has called the state police’s Avondale…

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Around Town Jan. 31

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Vocalists from the Curtis Opera Theater will perform at Uptown! Knauer Performing Arts Center Saturday Feb. 9 at 7 p.m.

• The Chester County Art Association is offering a series of adult classes in February. They include Still Life Painting on Wednesday, Feb. 6, from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m, Plein Air on Saturday, Feb. 9, from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Silkscreen and Relief Printmaking-Intermediate on Thursday, Feb. 13, from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m., Portrait Painting on Monday, Feb. 18, from 6 to 9 p.m.…

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