Congratulations to new Borough Council members and officers

Congratulations to Diane LeBold (ward 2) and Jim Jones (ward 4) on their election to Borough Council, and to Jordan Norley (ward 4) for his reelection. And congratulations to new Borough Council president Ellen Koopman and vice president Jordan Norley. Here is the new list, with polling places (primary election: April 26 – please vote!). […]

Local Judicial Candidate’s Success Gains International Attention

by Brian McGinnis, Chester County Dem chair It’s big news: Jon Long, a candidate for Magisterial District Judge in West Chester, gained national and even some international notoriety recently when he secured a conviction and a guilty plea from a man accused of faking his disabilities and lying about it under oath. The man who […]

Norley, Jones claim wins in West Chester

By Candice Monhollan, Daily Local News, 5/20/15 WEST CHESTER >> Jordan Norley, president of Borough Council, appeared to have retained his seat by fighting off a primary challenge for the Democratic nomination, while Vice President Stephen Shinn was instead defeated by his opponent. With voting in Ward 4 completed, Norley tallied 51 votes to challenger […]

Think and ask before you vote

Letter from Suzanne Adams, Daily Local News, 5/19/15 As the primary elections approach and we must choose not between red and blue but between people of similar political persuasion, it’s useful to think more deeply about what makes a good leader. Democracy is a precious thing and democratic leadership requires that one bear the burden […]