Happy Fourth of July!

With much of the area either off or on vacation (so many folks are at the Jersey, Delaware or Maryland shore, that its like a seaside reunion), we too are enjoying some downtime this week, scattered to various parts of the globe. As great weather is forecast — if you couldn’t get away — get outside, away from your screens (even smartphones), fire up the grill, enjoy a cold beverage and maybe...

Have a happy — and safe — Thanksgiving

By Mike McGann, Editor, The Times Whether you’re hitting the road to be home with family, or hosting the brood at your place, there’s a few simple tips from local and state experts to make your travel and holiday safer and happier. First, of course, I’ll throw in one of my own: don’t talk about politics. No, seriously. Don’t. I’d suggest other, less explosive topics such as “how about...

AAA: Fourth of July 2016 likely to have highest traffic volume ever

Chester County, you know you’re not staying home this weekend. Whether you’d headed down the shore, off to see relatives or just ready to get out of town for a few days, according to AAA, fewer of you than ever will skip a “staycation” this coming long weekend. Americans will take more trips than ever this Independence Day weekend. The nearly 43 million people projected to...