Admitting vulnerability can lead to growth

By Kelly Hockenberry, Columnist, The Times I’m confident that over the course of the six (plus) years that I have written this column, I’ve discussed my family’s obsession with basketball on numerous occasions. My husband and sons are passionate about the sport. And, the constant exposure has turned me into a fan, as well. Therefore, particularly in the winter months (honestly, all year ‘round),...

Don’t Retire, ReFire: Hello 65!

By Gail Supplee Tatum, Columnist, The Times Some of you may be approaching 65, some of you may be past 65, and some of you may be years away from 65. Wherever you are in relation to age 65, it’s a number that brings many emotions, good, bad or uncertain. For me, the first positive change I that comes to mind is Medicare. I have been waiting for this for a year! Being Self-Employed, I have paid...

Op/Ed: Chester County benefits from China partnership

By Terence Farrell, Chester County Commissioner and Michael Grigalonis, COO of Chester County Economic Development Council Recently, political and business leaders from Chester County visited China seeking to improve business and investment relationships. From left, David Liu, General Manager of CTDI’s China Operations, Chester County Commissioner Terence Farrell, Mike Grigalonis, Chief Operating...

Why doesn’t your town like business?

Hostile attitude toward business growth must change to fix tax problem By Mike McGann, Editor, The Times You’ll excuse my sense of de ja vu. Back in my youth as a young reporter, the hot catch phrase for the overbuilt and tax-revenue challenged northern New Jersey suburbs was “ratables.” Ratables are a very special kind of real estate: they use little in the way of local or school district...