Don’t Retire, ReFire: Entering the last quarter of a crazy year!

By Gail Supplee Tatum, Columnist, The Times I think we can all agree that it has been a strange and unusual year and dawn of a new decade. The question on our minds is, are all these extreme events the birth of good change or the continuation of more unsettledness of what’s to come? In many ways the year has flown, yet at the same time, I describe the months as moving in slow motion. Whether the...

Chester County Studio Art Tour returns in Sept.

Artist Adrian Martinez in his studio. Ten years ago, two artists opened their studios. Each artist invited five artists to share their creative space in hopes the community would come and support the arts. This event later grew to include 12 studios and 25 artists. It officially became a two-day event with signs, banners, and a catalogue highlighting the artists on the tour. Over the past 10 years...

Chesco Coroner: Drug overdose numbers fall during first half of 2020

WEST CHESTER — The Chester County Coroner’s Office released data on drug overdose deaths in Chester County from January 1, 2020 through June 30, 2020. A total of 58 deaths have been confirmed to be due to an accidental drug overdose. This is fewer than the 68 overdose deaths reported mid-way through 2019, but the Coroner’s Office cautioned that it is not possible to accurately predict a total...