County observing Mental Illness Awareness Week

Educational materials will be available at multiple locations Chester County Commissioners Ryan Costello (from left), Terence Farrell, and Kathi Cozzone will issue a proclamation Tuesday to spotlight National Mental Illness Awareness Week. Chester County will recognize National Mental Illness Awareness Week, which begins today, with many local activities to promote insight and treatment options,...

Words, deeds, and misdeeds make county history

Archives celebrating 30-year partnership that has assisted thousands of researchers By Kathleen Brady Shea, Managing Editor, The Times Laurie A. Rofini, director of the Chester County Archives and Records Services, checks a document in the climate-controlled storage area. Confronting the likelihood he would not survive the Civil War, a Chester County native stationed near Hampton, Va., penned...