Edwin Brian Abbott Running for West Chester Council

by Nate Adams, West Chester Patch, 11/3/13 This candidate sees potential in the borough and wants to increase its communication. Name: Edwin Brian Abbott Address: 415 Clinton Alley, West Chester Running For: West Chester Borough Council Ward 3 Positions Held Previously: West Chester Citizens Financial Advisory Committee (2011-2012) What do you think can be done […]

Ellen Koopman Running for West Chester Council

by Nate Adams, West Chester Patch, October 31, 2013 A Chester County public defender is taking a shot at government. Name: Ellen Koopman Address: 304 N. Darlington St. Running For: West Chester Borough Council, Ward 7 Positions Held Previously: Currently an attorney with the Chester County Public Defender’s Office Improving traffic in the area: I […]

The Deciding Vote

from A Better Direction for West Chester, 10/30/13 De·cid·ing adj. : Determining or able to determine an outcome On the first Tuesday after the first Monday in November to the polling places will go civic-minded residents. It is an off-year election, mostly consisting of county and township level contests – row officers, judges, supervisors and […]

Democratic gubernatorial debate slated

By Jeremy Gerrard, Daily Local News, 10/29/13 WEST CHESTER – Three gubernatorial candidates seeking the Democratic nomination and a chance to oust incumbent Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Corbett will face off in a debate at West Chester University Wednesday evening. Candidates John Hanger, Jo Ellen Litz and Max Myers accepted invitations to attend the debate. So […]

Support Better Direction for West Chester at Iron Hill 10/28

Better Direction for West Chester (the bipartisan pro-education team running for West Chester Area School board) invites you to attend two events where it receives 20% of the cost of food purchased. GIVE %20 …means dine with us on Monday October 28, 2013, and Iron Hill will donate 20% of your food bill (excluding alcoholic […]

Borough Council, wards 3 and 5

West Chester Borough Council candidates Brian Abbott and Don Braceland discuss the issues facing the borough prior to the November 5th General Election. Interviewed by Bill Mason on Morning Magazine, WCHE, 1520 AM: listen here.