Fall means getting back up to speed

The heat and quiet of summer begin to fade; new stormwater regs have local officials angry By Mike McGann, Editor, The Times There are few times that elicit such joy and enthusiasm. Sure, kids might get ramped up before the holidays, but we adults — well, you can see all of us with kids walking with a lighter step this week for one reason: school starts Monday! While our kids are somewhere between...

State officials issue heat, smog warnings

It’s going to be hot Tuesday throughout Chester County, but now state environmental officials are issuing warnings about air quality as once again the mercury is expected climb near 100 degrees — and they’re asking residents to voluntarily cut down on activities that could worsen air quality, and warning the young and the elderly to avoid outdoor activities. The Pennsylvania Department of...