West Chester community grapples with racism, hate

By Bill Rettew Jr., Daily Local News, 9/20/17 WEST CHESTER >> Four incidents of hate and racism during the past 10 days have sparked outrage. A swastika was etched into a borough sidewalk. A West Chester East High School student was charged with publishing a threatening and racist Instagram post directed at fellow students. A […]

Dianne Herrin wins mayoral primary

from WCDem chair Stephanie Markstein: Congratulations to Dianne on her primary win! She did an outstanding job and should be commended on her efforts. Let it also be said that the Democratic Party in West Chester had three hard-working candidates. Thanks to Cassandra Jones and Kyle Hudson for their contributions of integrity and effort in […]

Close Races

Candidates need your vote; your local and state governments need your vote; your nation needs your vote. You choose who you want to run your government, your democracy. “If you stay home, you’re voting for the other side.” West Chester has eight (8) precincts. Mayor Comitta’s 23-vote-win in the 2009 Primary meant that if just […]

Norley tapped as new West Chester mayor

by Bill Rettew, Daily Local News, 4/14/17 WEST CHESTER >>Jordan Norley will replace Carolyn Comitta as mayor of the borough. At a special meeting Thursday night, West Chester Borough Council also picked businessman Bernard Flynn to fill in through December for retired councilman Jim Jones in Ward 6. Comitta resigned as mayor with about eight […]

Borough Council to interview appointment candidates 4/13: Mayor and ward 6

April 13: Special Meeting to interview and perhaps appoint 6th Ward Representative and Mayor to serve out 2017 terms. See resumes here. Interim Mayor Interviews 6:00 p.m. – Holly Brown 6:15 p.m. – Kyle Hudson 6:30 p.m. – Tom Chambers 6:45 p.m. – Jordan Norley 7:00 p.m. – Deliberation and possible action on appointment Ward […]