Former West Chester Mayor Jordan Norley looks back on term

by Bill Rettew, Daily Local News, 1/14/18 WEST CHESTER >> With a twinkle in his eye and a smile on his face, former Mayor Jordan Norley talked about marching in parades. He said the best part of the job during his eight-month term as mayor was high-fiving the kids lined up on sidewalk, along the […]

Mayor and Borough Council sworn in

West Chester’s new Mayor Dianne Herrin and Borough Council members at their swearing-in ceremony on Jan. 2. We are proud to say that all of these public servants are Democrats and six out of eight are current or former members of the West Chester Democratic Committee. Photo by Jim Salvas. See also Bill Rettew, “Dianne […]

Dianne Herrin elected mayor of West Chester

By Bill Rettew Jr., Daily Local News, 11/07/17 WEST CHESTER >> Energy efficiency consultant Dianne Herrin overwhelmingly defeated Realtor Tommy Ciccarone Jr. in Tuesday’s election and will become the borough’s next mayor. With all but one precinct counted, Herrin, a Democrat, collected 1,863 votes, or 72 percent of the vote, while Republican Ciccarone finished with […]

Herrin for Mayor’s Borough Briefs: Tomorrow is Election Day!

Tomorrow is election day, and I’d like to take this opportunity to tell you why I hope you will vote Herrin for Mayor! My campaign manager, a WCU senior majoring in political science, and I have knocked 1,000 doors since we started this campaign in January. We have experienced firsthand our diverse community. We have […]

Help Save the Historic Tax Credit

from Herrin for Mayor’s BOROUGH BRIEFS, October 31, 2017 Arguably, the UPTOWN! Knauer Performing Arts Center would not have been possible without the federal Historic Tax Credit (HTC). It’s the most significant investment the federal government makes toward preserving historic buildings, and it was a key financial incentive for investors who helped make UPTOWN! possible […]

‘Herrin’s Heroes’ saluted at Melton Center

By Bill Rettew Jr., Daily Local News, 10/24/17 WEST CHESTER >> Democratic candidate for mayor Dianne Herrin applauded seven community heroes at a fundraiser Saturday night at the Charles A. Melton Center. Jim Salvas shot pictures at the event and nominated businesswoman Holly Brown. “Bringing people together is what Dianne does best,” Salvas said. “Look […]

Dianne Herrin for Mayor of West Chester Happy Hour Fundraiser

from Dianne Herrin, Dem candidate for Mayor of West Chester: I am hosting a Happy Hour Fundraiser this Wednesday 9/27 from 5:30-8:00 pm at Saloon 151, 151 West Gay Street, West Chester. This election presents a very clear choice for West Chester’s next mayor, and I need your support. Three words sum up my platform: […]