Sestak ends Presidential campaign

Former Congressman Joe Sestak Joe Sestak, a Democrat who represented the old 7th Congressional District in Chester and Delaware counties  between 2006 and 2010 ended his presidential campaign Sunday night. Sestak, a retired three-star U.S. Navy admiral struggled for attention and campaign donations — never making the threshold to participate in any of the Democratic Party debates — and was somewhat...

Fiorentino named President of WCU

Had held post on interim basis since April, 2016 Dr. Christopher M. Fiorentino WEST CHESTER — The Board of Governors of Pennsylvania’s State System of Higher Education today selected Dr. Christopher M. Fiorentino to serve as president of West Chester University of Pennsylvania, effective January 9.  Dr. Fiorentino has held the position of interim president at the university since April 2016.  Prior...

Endorsements: Clinton is the clear choice

In most years, the decision to make endorsements is a fairly simple evaluation of both the policy and character of the individuals involved. We take for granted that the candidates up for election are driven by a sincere desire to make things better, even if they have differing opinions on how to get there. And while we feel this remains largely true for all of the down-ballot candidates this election...

Laurent selected as new Historical Society President

Elizabeth Laurent WEST CHESTER — The Chester County Historical Society has appointed Elizabeth M. Laurent to be its new president, effective July 25, 2016.  After a national search, her selection was unanimously approved by the board of Trustees in June, said Chairman George C. Zumbano, Esq. “We are delighted to have selected from a national field of candidates a history-museum leader with exceptional...

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...

Fiorentino named interim WCU president

Long time West Chester University faculty member Dr. Christopher M. Fiorentino has been named the school’s interim president. The Board of Governors of Pennsylvania’s State System of Higher Education on Thursday appointed Dr. Christopher M. Fiorentino, vice president for external operations at West Chester University of Pennsylvania, to serve as the university’s interim president effective...