Stop the Mariner East 2 Pipeline: Rally in West Chester June 9

Saturday, June 9 at 3 PM, Historic Chester County Courthouse Steps, 2 North High St., West Chester, PA We all need safe food and clean water. Sunoco is infamous for reckless drilling and polluting local communities — we can’t let them build hundreds of miles of new pipeline, especially next to elementary schools and homes! […]

How did West Chester Dems do in the 2018 primary election?

The interesting part of primaries is usually the turnout, which measures the enthusiasm and commitment of voters and, through that, also the effectiveness of party activists. We usually compare unofficial results right after each election to the corresponding election 4 years earlier, but so much has changed so fast that the 4-year comparison isn’t as […]

Memorial Day remembered

by Janet Colliton, Daily Local News, 5/29/18 This Memorial Day week it seemed appropriate to research the background and history of one of our older holidays. As some articles have noted, Memorial Day is more than just the kick off to summer or the beginning of a weekend of sales. How is it different from […]

180 U.S. Mayors Call for Use of Solar Power

PennEnvironment, April 5, 2018 (West Chester Mayor Dianne Herrin is among the 5 Chester County mayors to sign the resolution.) More PA mayors sign solar power letter than any other state [Philadelphia, PA] — A bipartisan group of 180 U.S. mayors, representing 42 states including Pennsylvania, are speaking out in support of solar energy. Pennsylvania […]

Bayard Rustin on MLK, 1969

“April 4, 1969 will mark the first anniversary of the slaying of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. I can think of no better way to observe that Good Friday than to reflect on the meaning of Dr. King’s life and his death, and to rededicate ourselves to the continuation of his work. Dr. King’s philosophy […]