Op/Ed: Time to promote sensible gun laws

By Chris Pielli, Recorder of Deeds, Chester County Chris Pielli South Street on a Saturday night. How many times have we enjoyed hanging out there?  Now I am calling my son to make sure he is safe.  Meanwhile, extremist Doug Mastriano and his radical Republicans stomp and shout about the sanctity of life while promoting lethal legislation seeking to pass permit less, concealed carry laws that will...

County Democrats endorse Pielli for 156th District nomination

Chris Pielli Chris Pielli, candidate for State Representative in the 156th District is proud to announce that he has overwhelmingly received the endorsement of the Chester County Democratic Committee. The CCDC held their endorsement meeting on Monday night. Pielli, who currently serves as the Chester County Recorder of Deeds received 82% of the endorsement vote. With their endorsement, the CCDC joins...

Recorder of Deeds office to bring facemasks to SE Veterans Center

Recorder of Deeds Chris Pielli SPRING CITY  – Officials from the Recorder of Deeds office of Chester County will deliver face masks to residents at the Southeastern Veterans’ Center (SEVC) branded with their respective branch of military. The masks were handmade in the United States and gifted by an anonymous donor. They vary in size and are printed with designs relating to the US Army,...

Op/Ed: The importance of a good deed

By Chris Pielli, Special to The Times Chris Pielli Why do people run for political office?  Ideally, it should be to serve the public and put the public’s interest above all other interests, including your own.   I think of Sophocles’ famous quote –“To be doing good deeds is man’s most glorious task.”  I have always tried to keep this in mind.  As a veteran, I have served my country....