Local legislators join fight to bring clean energy solutions

Daily Local News, 7/26/18 State Rep. Carolyn Comitta, D-156, right, Mayor Dianne Herrin, and West Chester University Director of Sustainability, Bradley Flamm, take questions at a clean energy forum promoting clean energy solutions Wednesday night. West Chester >> On Wednesday night, PennEnvironment was joined by state Sen. Andy Dinniman, D-19, state Rep. Carolyn Comitta, D-156, […]

“Families Belong Together” rally, West Chester, June 30

Our elected representatives were there in force, all speaking eloquently to the crowd of about 600. Some highlights: West Chester Mayor Dianne Herrin: “We are here because we are facing a crisis that transcends politics.” “We will not be accomplices to this cruelty that is before us.” “We are going to insure Liberty and justice […]

Senator Dinniman (D-19) at rally against Mariner East pipeline

Over 200 people attended the Rally for Community Safety – Mariner East, hosted by Del-Chesco United for Pipeline Safety and Food & Water Watch – Pennsylvania, on Saturday, June 9 at the Historic Chester County Courthouse steps. Speakers received vocal support from the crowd. The citizens have never gotten answers, said Senator Dinniman, who in […]

Thank Sen. Dinniman for voting against SB3

What: support Andy Dinniman’s No vote on SB3 When: Friday Feb. 10, 10:30 a.m. Where: 1 N. Church St., West Chester This week the PA Senate passed Senate Bill 3, an incredibly restrictive abortion ban that would outlaw a commonly used safe procedure as well as all abortions after 20 weeks, which is often too […]

Dinniman Awarded West Chester University’s President’s Medal for Service

Sen. Dinniman’s site (D-19), December 18, 2015 WEST CHESTER (December 18) – State Senator Andy Dinniman was awarded West Chester University’s President’s Medal for Service for his leadership and service to the university, its students, and educators. The award is presented to “a distinguished educator and public servant [who] exemplifies a commitment to the mission […]

Saving the Barclay Grounds c/o Andy Dinniman

Senator Dinniman is holding a Town Hall meeting Friday Sept. 6 @ NOON at his office, One North Church Street, West Chester, PA 19380, specifically concerning the future of the Barclay Grounds. Please attend if possible, and please pass this along to your friends and neighbors ASAP as this is super short notice. The more […]

Some issues with primary election articles

Letter, Daily Local News, 5/17/13 The article “Board hopefuls represent competing camps in primary,” printed in the May 13 Daily Local News, deals with a vital race in the May 21 primary but has some issues, as they say. The print article says that the “Better Directions” slate of Ricky Swalm, Joyce Chester, Robin Kaliner, […]

Mayor Comitta’s testimony on gas pipeline crossing

From West Chester Mayor Carolyn Comitta: This evening [August 14] the PA Department of Environmental Protection held hearings at WCU’s Sykes Theater on the Williams Transco Company’s proposal to replace natural gas pipelines which cross the Brandywine. State Senators Dinniman and Rafferty were instrumental in organizing this public hearing. Attached please find a copy of […]