Bernard J. “Ben” Cialini of West Chester

Bernard J. “Ben” Cialini, 90, of West Chester, died peacefully Tuesday, Jan. 7, at his daughter’s home in Rehoboth Beach. Born to Luigi and Angeline Fecondo Cialini in Chester Heights, he lived the past 48 years in Chadds Ford/West Chester, area, previously residing in Kennett Square. Ben worked as a code enforcement officer for Pennsbury, Birmingham, and Chadds Ford townships for 30 years before retiring…

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Around Town Jan. 9

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Cleanup crews examine the Sovana Bistro and adjacent shops that were damaged by a fire during the early morning of Jan. 3. Investigators are still looking into the cause of the fire.

• The library at the Chester County Historical Society is closed to researchers for the annual Big Dig through the end of January, as the library staff and volunteers 'dig' into big projects. Watch our website and social media for updates and outcomes. The library reopens for regular hours, Tuesday - Saturday, 9:30 a.m.- 4:30 p.m. on Feb. 1. The museum will remain open. The…

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