Op/Ed: Help cure cancer; we all have a role to play

The fight against cancer is one everybody should join By Kris Toomey The author, left, her daughter Bridget center and Kris’s mother, Beverly Duncan. HELP CURE CANCER. I used to think that was a job description far above my abilities. Now, I believe that is a job description anyone can fill. When a family member, or someone you care about, receives a cancer diagnosis, a common response is a feeling...

If Trump wins GOP nod, what happens in Chester County?

Party insiders worry Trump could cost state legislative candidates By Mike McGann, Editor, The Times We’ve survived Super Tuesday (and Thursday night’s PG-13 GOP debate) and the road the Pennsylvania primary elections gives us less than seven weeks to figure out what the heck is going on and what it might mean for November’s elections. And while both parties have issues with insurgencies, angst...

Scalia’s death puts Toomey in an impossible position

Plus: more juvenile budget behavior and the Kane show that will never end By Mike McGann, Editor, The Times After this past week of watching Pennsylvania politics, I almost wish I was back on the serious pain meds I took after my recent back surgery — because it wasn’t exactly a week that covered the commonwealth with glory and it hurt a bit to watch it all. From the juvenile tussle over the state...