Hurricane Florence could impact area by week’s end

By Mike McGann, Editor, The Times The current projected path of winds from Hurricane Florence as it is expected to make landfall Thursday. The latest computer models suggest a turn to the north that could impact the Chester County area. While there are a large number of variables, local residents should at minimum stay alert as to the path and progress of Hurricane Florence, which looks to make...

More storms, more power outages

PECO continues to struggle with summer storms Some 40,000 Chester County residents were without power this morning after a line of strong thunderstorms ripped through the area last evening. The power outages appear to be centered in the middle of the county, with various reports of power being out in West Brandywine, Valley, Caln and East Fallowfield, among other areas in the county. The storm...

Storm knocks out power to thousands, wires down

Sudden, violent storms race across area on Thursday evening By Mike McGann, Editor, The Times A series strong storms raced across parts of Chester County Thursday night, leaving downed trees, power lines and blocked roadways in various parts of the county. As of Friday morning, PECO was reporting some 50,000 locations in the county without power, down from more than 100,000 — and the company...

Finding serenity during times of chaos

Sometimes the only option is to go with the flow By Dr. Matthew Lapp, Columnist, The Times The snow is beautiful the first few times it blankets the landscape, but at this point I have had enough of winter. With that said, there is not a whole lot that I can do about it, short from removing myself completely and traveling to a warm, sunny beach in South America. Times like these bring to mind a...