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Ursinus College says number of sick students is at 185

By Eric Devlin edevlin@21st-centurymedia.com @Eric_Devlin on Twitter |

Pennsylvania details protection from abuse figures

Chester County has far fewer temporary protection from abuse orders granted by its Common Pleas Court judges than counties whose populations fall behind it, according to statistics released Friday by the Administrative Office of Pennsylvania Courts.

By Michael P. Rellahan mrellahan@21st-centurymedia.com @ChescoCourtNews on Twitter |

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    Elementary students celebrate Dental Health Month

    In celebration of Dental Health Month, Schwenksville Elementary nurse, Mrs. Beth Hallowell, showed students a brief video, and then they answer questions regarding healthy snack choices and caring for their teeth.

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    Holy Cross brings lessons to life at 7th Grade Wax Museum

    Holy Cross Regional School brought together history, culture and public speaking at their recent 7th Grade Wax Museum event. Each student chose a historical or cultural person to study, writing a biographical report to be spoken in first person, and in costume, at the event.

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    Holy Cross students host 2016 ‘Soup-er Bowl’

    To “kick off” Catholic Schools Week 2016, Holy Cross Regional Catholic School held a “Soup-er Bowl,” brining in canned goods to be donated to local food banks. Children were also permitted to wear clothing reflecting their favorite teams.

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    January Health Question of the Month winners

    Each month, students are asked a variety of health questions by grade level, during the morning announcements. Two winners from each grade are drawn from the correct answers.

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    Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf’s budget plan has tax hikes to plug budget deficit

    NORRISTOWN >> Gov. Tom Wolf’s fiscal 2016 budget proposal aggressively proposes tax increases to address structural budget shortfalls caused by the failure of Wolf and the Legislature to reach an agreement on the fiscal 2015 budget.

    By Carl Rotenberg crotenberg@21st-centurymedia.com @CarlWriter on Twitter |

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    Great Valley Middle School student named 2016 Chester County Spelling Bee champion

    DOWNINGTOWN >> Great Valley Middle School student Aakash Narayan was crowned on Monday as the county champion for the second consecutive year.

    By Ginger Rae Dunbar gdunbar@21st-centurymedia.com @GingerDunbar on Twitter |

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    Tredyffrin-Easttown Middle School students advance to state academic competition

    EAST WHITELAND >> Students from Tredyffrin/Easttown Middle School placed first during the local portion of the MathCounts competition Saturday.

    By Ginger Rae Dunbar gdunbar@21st-centurymedia.com @GingerDunbar on Twitter |

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    Lower Pottsgrove Police confirm car in river belongs to missing man

    NORTH COVENTRY >> A vehicle belonging to a missing Lower Pottsgrove man was recovered with a body inside from the Schuylkill River early Tuesday afternoon.

    By Marian Dennis mdennis@pottsmerc.com @MarianDennis1 on Twitter |

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    Suzy-Jo Donuts in Bridgeport is ready for an early Fastnacht Day

    BRIDGEPORT >> It’s that time of year when all of us are Pennsylvania Dutch for a day, regardless of our heritage, and even if we can’t say “fastnacht.”

    By Gary Puleo gpuleo@21st-centurymedia.com @MustangMan48 on Twitter |

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