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When Chuck Stone passed away, we lost more than a great writer

I know it’s tough to convince anyone younger to listen to what I have to say. I was once young – a long, long time ago. And I’m certain I was as hesitant as they are to listen. It’s equally … Continue reading

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DeSean is gone and hopefully so is the habit of tolerating bad players

So the big news today is that the Eagles released wide receiver DeSean Jackson. Thanks to a report by NJ.com sports writer and former Daily Local News staff Eliot Shorr-Parks, the Eagles decided to part ways with Jackson. According to … Continue reading

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Watching Coatesville work like watching Bill Murray in ‘Groundhog Day’

While suiting up to officiate a late Friday night men’s ice hockey game I got an e-mail from Coatesville reporter Kristina Scala after a call from newsroom staffer Jim Callahan. I wondered what could possibly be happening at 10 p.m. … Continue reading

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I heart Boobies. There — I said it…

This is an historic day. I am here to say that I am taking on my pal and fellow editor – Phil Heron of the Delaware County Daily Times. Now Phil and I are a lot alike in some ways, … Continue reading

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Font story not the type we enjoy

I received a letter today from a young lady named Hanna Donohue who lives in West Chester. I know that’s her name and how it’s spelled because of a label on the envelope she sent me. Hanna also signed her … Continue reading

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Youth sports a bad act these days

  So it was the perfect storm of youth sports this weekend. From a three-day youth ice hockey tournament to me finally getting around to watching “Friday Night Tykes” I again find the whole youth sports environment sickening. And to … Continue reading

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More snow? No way. I just won’t accept it…

These are the quotes I have lived with in my house for the past few weeks… “I just can’t take this anymore…” “Why is it snowing so much?” “We haven’t had a full week of school in two months.” “Do … Continue reading

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Guy gets beaten and robbed and his company wants HIM to pay

Warning: reading the following story from The Mercury and my similar experience will definitely make your blood boil. From The Mercury: apparently the company that owns a Citgo store in the Pottstown area is docking a worker who was beaten … Continue reading

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Yes, another mall shooting with death and tragedy

Mall shootings are nothing new. Unfortunately now I have had the experience of being at two malls where there has been death and destruction. While growing up in Delaware County I recall Sylvia Seegrist and that October 1985 day when … Continue reading

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Maybe the kids aren’t really as bad as we think they are

This is one of most tragic stories I have read in a long time yet it is inspiring still. An 8-year-old boy saved six people from a fire in a mobile home – and then died trying to save his … Continue reading

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