Former Councilwoman Cassandra Jones announces West Chester mayoral bid

By Fran Maye, Daily Local News, 3/01/17 WEST CHESTER >> Cassandra Jones, a former two-term West Chester councilwoman, has announced her candidacy for mayor of West Chester. “I think I am the best qualified candidate,” said Jones, who completed her second four-year term as a member of West Chester Borough Council, representing Ward 2, in […]


Wear red in support! International Women’s Day recognizes and celebrates the economic, political and social achievements of women worldwide. “Women are the real architects of society.” Harriett Beecher Stowe Warm regards, Carolyn (First woman elected Mayor of West Chester…after 210 years)

Environment is priority

Letter published in Daily Local News, 3/6/17 (not online there) Heartfelt thanks to Carolyn Comitta, who always stands up for the health of her community. In September of 2015 when the spraying of Marshall Square Park with the pesticide Permanone was imminent, Carolyn responded to a petition signed by over 400 Borough residents asking for […]

Kyle Hudson announces candidacy for West Chester mayor

by Fran Maye, Daily Local News, 2/20/17 WEST CHESTER >> Kyle Hudson, local business owner and co-founder of the West Chester Cinco de Mayo Festival, has announced his candidacy for mayor of West Chester. “Bringing people together is what it’s all about, and that’s why I am running for mayor of West Chester,” Hudson said […]

Dianne Herrin announces candidacy for West Chester mayor

by Fran Maye, Daily Local News, 2/19/17 WEST CHESTER >> Dianne Herrin, vice president of a West Chester-based energy consulting firm and a 17-year borough resident, has announced her candidacy for mayor. “Like so many women and men who are rising up to engage in our democracy, I cannot sit down. I believe — as […]

In solidarity with the Women’s March

Mayor Comitta with young supporters of the Women’s March, at gathering of 150+ in solidarity with the marchers at the County Court House in West Chester, 1/21/17. If only national government would keep its eyes on the wise statement “History has its eyes on us”! And also, speaking after her 2006-2010 predecessor as 156th district […]