The struggle against gun violence

On our editorial page today, we are talking again about the elusive hunt for a solution to the problem of gun violence in Chester.

On our front page, we offer proof that Chester is not the only town in this county battling this problem.

But very few days can compare with what happened in Chester last Friday.

Even Chester Mayor Thaddeus Kirkland, clearly no stranger to the city's struggle, was taken aback by four shootings, all in broad daylight, that happened in a matter of hours. One of the shootings claimed the life of a 16-year-old kid walking to school at Chester High.

The city no longer needs marches or rallies.

It needs a solution.

You can read our editorial here.