Letter From The Editor: Tough times in the media world

Dear Readers, I probably don’t have to tell you what a challenging time it is for us in the small-time, local media. The old advertising model is broken, a new one hasn’t really replaced it and readers like you increasingly don’t want to have to pay for content. It’s that vise that has seen our readership hold steady, yet revenue decline for three straight years.

Letter: Social media shows possible bias in family court

To The Editor: Last year, there were approximately 34,000 divorces in the state of Pennsylvania. Divorce can be literally one of the most stressful situations any of us can experience in our life and it is traumatic for both a couple and or the children of the marriage. Most often, it is not just the emotional toll of ending a relationship but the complications of custody that often occur with ending...

Police vigilance lands litigious parolee behind bars

Chester County Prison becomes latest target of Jonathan Lee Riches’ ire By Kathleen Brady Shea, Managing Editor, The Times Jonathan Lee Riches in an undated mugshot released by authorities. Bruce Springsteen, Bam Margera, Viagra, the National Football League, Geno’s Steaks, and Kim Kardashian share a bizarre distinction: They are among thousands of subjects who piqued the wrath of a Chester...

Column: Tweet this

Or, how technology is wiping out our ability to communicate like humans By P.J. D’Annunzio, Staff Writer, CoatesvilleTimes.com Let’s get one thing straight: I’m not here to be your friend. That is unless you want to Facebook me…yeah that’s okay. Or maybe Google Plus; I hear that’s a good one too. You’ll just have to get your request in before I post my daily Twitter feed. I do it every...