Chesco courts get ready for return of jury trials

Volunteers pretend to take the juror oath during an exercise to get the courts ready for the return of jury trials in West Chester. WEST CHESTER — This week the Chester County Justice Center prepared for the return of jury trials with a full scale exercise that tested plans to keep jurors safe while preserving the fairness of court proceedings. About 40 volunteers from various county departments...

Whitewing to appeal ruling on wedding ban

Improvements to crosswalks at schools, URA approved By Karen Cresta, Staff Writer, The Times EAST MARLBOROUGH – A quick update on a recent judgement regarding Whitewing Farm was added to the short agenda by board president Cuyler Walker at Monday night’s township Board of Supervisors’ meeting. Much to the dismay of Inn at Whitewing Farm owners Lance and Sandy Shortt, who bought the bed and breakfast...

Op/Ed.: Is ‘settled science’ really settled?

By Gerald K. McOscar Gerald K. McOscar Contrary to what some scientists and politicians profess, one need not look far to see that science is rarely settled and that much of yesterday’s “science” is today’s old wives’ tale. In June, the Philadelphia Inquirer reported on the case of Han Tak Lee who nearly 25 years ago was convicted of the July 1989 arson murder of his 20-year-old daughter...