Make a resolution to improve your media literacy

By Mike McGann, Editor, The Times @mikemcgannpa New year, same old….well, a lot of stuff. We’ve been getting our butts kicked by a virus for going on two years, half the country thinks the other half are corrupt liars and we’re wandering our way toward a time when we won’t even agree whether the sky is blue and if grass is green. Granted, a lot of stuff is not quickly or easily fixable. But...

Who enforces the electoral rules?

By Nathaniel Smith, Columnist, The Times Three years ago, a candidate for the 158th district seat in the PA House withdrew from the race more than a month after the deadline to be replaced on the ballot. The court let a replacement candidate get on the ballot anyhow. Now a candidate for West Chester Area School Board files his financial papers late and Voter Services says it is up to the School District...

World Cup team sheds light on unequal status of female athletes

The ticker tape parade for Team USA was great, but women in sports still get less attention, pay By Kelly Hockenberry, Columnist, The Times On Friday, the champions of the Women’s World Cup enjoyed what many male athletes before them have come to enjoy after victory…a ticker tape parade in New York City. See, this type of celebration is rarely bestowed upon the fairer sex. In fact,...