What a seven day run. From children running marathons (in Antarctica!) to sausage recalls, and forward thinking teachers to new "quiet zones" around West Chester University, the penultimate week of February was unusually active around here. But in case you missed them, below are some of the biggest stories from the past seven days. As always, thanks for reading.
Quiet Zones Coming to West Chester
Council wants to make sure All's Quiet on the West Chester Front
Sausage Recalled for Pieces of Plastic
Smithfield packaging is recalling sausage the Food Safety and Inspection Service says may contain small pieces of gloves.
The extraordinary Nikolas Toocheck is 'excited to meet a penguin.'
Westtown-Thornbury Kids Ditch Seats for Yoga Balls
Using the stability balls in place of chairs, experts say, increases blood flow and helps kids focus.
Bread Recalled For Possible Wire
Eight different types of bread are being recalled due to a faulty screen.
The zones would be set up in neighborhoods around the college. Violators will be fined $250.
Former WC School District Employee Dies at 89
The following obituaries are from the third week of February.