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Letter: Longwood chief backs dedicated funding efforts

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To The Editor, Longwood Fire Company has been seeking dedicated funding from governmental entities for many years. I was encouraged to see four companies in our region form a funding… Read more »

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Forget the fact-finding; its time to go to court

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Teachers, district pitted needlessly by state’s negligence (or worse) By Mike McGann, Editor, The Times Earlier this month, word got out that both the Unionville-Chadds Ford School District and its… Read more »

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Op/Ed: Fictionalizing history

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By Bruce Mowday The history Americans know, or think they know, is increasingly coming from polluted sources. Last week I was in Gettysburg digging into original historical documents at the… Read more »

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What to do: Hometown fun, fireworks & festivals

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  By Denny Dyroff, Staff Writer, The Times   Independence Day has arrived and that means it is time for two of Chester County’s longest-running and most popular Fourth of… Read more »

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On Stage: Rock, indie-pop, bluegrass & more hit music scene this week

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By Denny Dyroff, Staff Writer, The Times   Two major factors a band needs to achieve success and longevity are the ability to write good songs and the maintenance of… Read more »

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A time for joy and a time for justice

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Same-sex marriage ruling makes America and Chester County a fairer, better place to live By Mike McGann, Editor, The Times SAN FRANCISCO — On this cool, cloudy Sunday morning, this… Read more »

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Supreme Court ruling means rights for all

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Same sex marriage ruling affirms individual rights when legislative action is stalled By Nathaniel Smith, Columnist, The Times It is well worth downloading the full Obergefell v. Hodges decision at… Read more »

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One man stands between the people and medical marijuana

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Our dysfunctional legislature hits new highs for foolishness By Mike McGann, Editor, The Times Greetings from one of the last Internet outposts not hacked by the Chinese (we don’t rate)… Read more »

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Is it time to look at the role of standardized tests in schools?

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Also: if teacher unions demand raises, they should say what to cut from education programs to pay for it By Mike McGann, Editor, The Times The rising tide against Common… Read more »

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Op/Ed: Does high-stakes testing improve education?

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By Michael T. Rock, Director, Unionville-Chadds Ford Board of Education As the debate on No Child Left Behind and the Common Core heat up and as Pennsylvania’s school districts gear… Read more »