West Chester man will be helping out in Florida recount

by Fran Maye, Daily Local News, Nov 15, 2018. WEST CHESTER – A West Chester borough council member has been appointed to the team monitoring the recount of votes cast in the Florida election for governor and U.S. Senator. Bill Scott, 73, traveled to the Philadelphia Airport Thursday afternoon in a snowstorm, en route to […]

Honoring American workers

Email from Chrissy Houlahan, Dem candidate for US House PA-06, 9/5/18 Earlier this week, we observed Labor Day, a time to honor America’s workers and their families who, generation after generation, have carried this nation forward on their shoulders. Labor Day was started in the 1880s, a time when many Americans worked 12 hours a […]

FDR and Labor Day

Image from email from Progressive Democrats of America. Our added comments: FDR proposed this “economic bill of rights” in his January 11, 1944, State of the Union message to Congress. Some but not all of these rights have been embedded in American life since the New Deal and even those have been imperfectly implemented and […]

Local legislators join fight to bring clean energy solutions

Daily Local News, 7/26/18 State Rep. Carolyn Comitta, D-156, right, Mayor Dianne Herrin, and West Chester University Director of Sustainability, Bradley Flamm, take questions at a clean energy forum promoting clean energy solutions Wednesday night. West Chester >> On Wednesday night, PennEnvironment was joined by state Sen. Andy Dinniman, D-19, state Rep. Carolyn Comitta, D-156, […]

“Families Belong Together” rally, West Chester, June 30

Our elected representatives were there in force, all speaking eloquently to the crowd of about 600. Some highlights: West Chester Mayor Dianne Herrin: “We are here because we are facing a crisis that transcends politics.” “We will not be accomplices to this cruelty that is before us.” “We are going to insure Liberty and justice […]