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Op/Ed: Fighting for veterans and first responders

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State Rep. argues for support of education needs for both groups By Rep. Steve Barrar, State Representative (R-160) I spend a lot of my time learning about the needs of… Read more »


Birthright citizen challenge is a slippery slope

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Can citizenship be taken away by a whim? By Mike McGann, Editor, The Times Much in line with the old Chinese curse, we live in interesting times. Arguably, though, with… Read more »


Op/Ed: The cost disease in K-12 public education

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What every school board director, school administrator, teacher, staff member, parent, and taxpayer needs to know By Michael T. Rock[1], Samuel and Etta Wexler Professor of Economic History, Bryn Mawr College Every… Read more »


Does 161st election prompt worry for GOP?

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Also, Kane must go; thoughts on GOP presidential debate By Mike McGann, Editor, The Times It’s still August, and as much as we want to cling to our icy-cold beverages,… Read more »


House Bill 809 would further cut local control

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Bill would let state make housing, zoning choices instead of local communities By Nathaniel Smith, Columnist, The Times Along with about 50 other people, I attended a hearing at West… Read more »


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 »


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 »


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 Last week I was in Gettysburg digging into original historical documents at the… Read more »


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 »


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 »