Bill Rettew Jr., Delco Times

Bill Rettew Jr.

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Past articles by Bill:

West Chester University celebrates 150 years

WEST CHESTER—During his annual “Welcome Back” address to students, faculty, staff and members of the community, West Chester University President Chris Fiorentino proudly talked about Art Professor… → Read More

Protesters urge commissioners to halt pipeline construction

WEST CHESTER—Tuesday morning, 30 demonstrators lifted their voices and protest signs to challenge county commissioners to put a stop to construction of Sunoco/Energy Transfer Mariner East pipeline … → Read More

Some students apprehensive as school year begins at West Chester University

WEST CHESTER — Most everyone was smiling, as was visible even for those wearing masks, as hundreds of students moved into West Chester University North Campus residence halls on Monday. → Read More

New visitor center opens at Iron and Steel Heritage Museum in Coatesville

COATESVILLE — The first thing most people saw at Friday’s grand opening and ribbon cutting of the new visitors center at the National Iron and Steel Heritage Museum was the → Read More

Slain teen Bianca Roberson remembered

EAGLE—Bianca Roberson is gone but certainly not forgotten. → Read More

West Chester University returning to in-person schooling this fall

WEST CHESTER — West Chester University students will return to learning in classrooms starting Aug. 30. → Read More

COVID-19 sends West Chester students back home

WEST GOSHEN—A return to remote learning is in effect for several secondary grade levels in the West Chester Area School District. → Read More

West Chester bartender gets nearly $1,000 tip from anonymous patron

WEST CHESTER — For what was the most expensive chicken cheesesteak meal in the history of Kildare’s Irish Pub, a diner graciously tipped $966. → Read More

Small Talk: Sometimes, the best vacations are in the backyard

This is the perfect time for a stay-cation. And the streets of West Chester are the perfect place to take one. → Read More

Chester County residents excited at election of nation's first woman vice president

KENNETT SQUARE — The United States has its first woman vice president, and many in Chester County are excited. → Read More

Classic Diner in West Chester fights through the pandemic

WEST CHESTER — ”We’re going to get through,” said Krissy Flynn, about owning a restaurant during the pandemic. → Read More

Chester County officials offer assistance to those facing eviction

BIRMINGHAM — While there are protections for renters and mortgage holders, the number of evictions is expected to increase during the ongoing pandemic. → Read More

Get a taste of history by visiting museums

It must be the strangest museum ever—the Mutter Museum of the College of Physicians of Philadelphia. → Read More

Bill Rettew: Get a taste of history by visiting museums

It must be the strangest museum ever — the Mutter Museum of the College of Physicians of Philadelphia. → Read More

Ground broken for Melton Center apartments in West Chester

WEST CHESTER — Earth movers recently broke ground for new housing at the Charles A. Melton Arts and Education Center. → Read More

Anticipating a better year in 2021

This is likely the most joyfully anticipated New Year, ever—2021. → Read More

Vaccinations begin for Chester County emergency medical workers

WEST GOSHEN—If we look hard enough a refuge might just be within sight. → Read More

West Chester streamlines information dissemination

WEST CHESTER—The borough is working to simplify the way residents and workers get information. → Read More

Small Talk: Signs, signs, everywhere are signs

Signs are everywhere. We’re told what to do, how to do it and what to buy. → Read More

YEAR IN REVIEW: Sunoco told to reroute pipeline

NORRISTOWN — Following an August spill of drilling fluid at Marsh Creek Lake, the Department of Environmental Protection shut down construction and told pipeline builder Sunoco/Energy Transfer to find alternative → Read More