Local schools to battle in drum, guard competition, March 22

Coatesville, Downingtown West, Unionville among competing schools  EAST MARLBOROUGH — Enjoy music, excitement and artistry as 36 indoor percussion ensembles from seven states compete at the Unionville Regional WGI “Sport of the Arts” show at Unionville High School, 750 Unionville Rd., (Rt. 82) on Saturday, March 22. The elite ensembles use an array of equipment, movement and skills to create...

Downingtown East wins Academic Competition finals

Conestoga grabs JV crown, edges Unionville By Steven Silverman, Staff Writer, The Times Members of the Downingtown East High School Academic Competition team celebrate a hard-fought and razor-thin win over West Chester Henderson for the county title, Wednesday. DOWNINGTOWN—In a hard-fought match that came down to the wire, Downingtown East varsity defeated West Chester Henderson and Coatesville,...

Ellison is out and so is the Tea Party

One — the former Democratic power-broker — knows he’s done, the other is oblivious By Mike McGann, Editor, The Times As we head into the holiday season — and hopefully, a couple of weeks of relative quiet — a few notes and thoughts on local political stuff and other news items. Maybe the topline item this morning is that James Ellison is out at Rhoads & Sinon — meaning he will...