Just do it: vote

Tomorrow is Election Day. That should matter to you — but alarmingly, for a lot of you, maybe even a majority of the people reading this, it doesn’t. Consider these horrifying numbers: only about 75% of eligible voters are actually registered to vote. Of those, it is expected that only about 45% of those will cast ballots tomorrow in Pennsylvania. That means roughly one third of those eligible...

The Times endorsements: Governor & State Senate

This represents the final installment of The Times’ first-ever political endorsements. Friday, we offered our take on the U.S. Congressional races and Saturday we offered our thoughts on six state representative races in Chester. We welcome your comments and thoughts.   Governor: Tom Wolf Barring a meteorite strike, Tom Wolf is almost certainly going to be the next governor of Pennsylvania....

The Times endorsements 2014: State Representative

Today, The Times, continues our formal endorsements of candidates, with six state Representative races today. We did not choose to make endorsements in every state house district in the county, in part as they are not primary coverage areas as yet, or we did not feel an endorsement was appropriate. Our endorsements started yesterday with Congressional candidates and wraps up with state Senate...

The Times’ endorsements, 2014: U.S. Congress

For the first time in the history of The Times, we plan to make formal endorsements of candidates, kicking off today with the Congressional races in Chester County. Tomorrow, we’ll feature our endorsements for State Representative and on Sunday, state Senate and Governor. We appreciate your feedback in making these first-even endorsements. 16th Congressional District: Tom Houghton, Democrat While...

One set of rules must apply to all

Editorial The rules are what makes the game. The National Football League wouldn’t be much fun to watch if the Philadelphia Eagles got just three downs to make a first down, while the Dallas Cowboys got four? Not only would it not be fun, it wouldn’t be fair, would it?    Send article as PDF   

A lesson we all need to learn

Commentary: Shootings reveal need to look closely at ourselves, our words By Mike McGann, Editor, UnionvilleTimes.com If nothing else, we need to learn from this for the sake of the Christina Taylor Green’s of the world. While the terrible shootings that occurred Saturday and took the lives of six people — including a Federal judge and left a Congresswoman, Gabrielle Giffords, fighting for...