Do your job, Pat

from Joe Sestak, candidate for US Senate, 3/17/16 Yesterday, President Obama announced his nomination for the Supreme Court – and Pat Toomey announced he wouldn’t even consider the nomination. Instead, Toomey said he wants to “ensure that it is the next president, not the current president” who fills the vacancy – over 10 months from […]

President Obama delivers final State of the Union

“Look, if anybody still wants to dispute the science around climate change, have at it. You’ll be pretty lonely, because you’ll be debating our military, most of America’s business leaders, the majority of the American people, almost the entire scientific community, and 200 nations around the world who agree it’s a problem and intend to […]

Comitta joins anti-smog effort

By Michael Rellahan, Daily Local News, 9/22/15 WEST CHESTER >> Clean air is important across the Delaware Valley, a point driven home here recently. On Monday, West Chester Mayor Carolyn T. Comitta joined 70 mayors from around the country in signing a letter signaling support for the strongest possible clean air protections against smog pollution, […]

2014 in Review • What’s he done?

Watch this slideshow about these ongoing issues to learn President Obama’s 2014 progress… More Jobs Better Health Care Strengthening Community …Policing Cutting Carbon Pollution Reforming Immigration Acting for Net Neutrality Leading the Charge President Obama Codes A 3D-Printed President Sitting Between Two Ferns Man About Town Preventing Violence More Graduates Raises for Americans Unlocking Phones […]

The President and the Price of Gas

by Nathaniel Smith, Politics: A View from West Chester, 11/2/14 In February 2012, Newt Gingrich pledged that if elected president he would reduce the gas price to $2.50 a gallon. Not to be outdone, his Republican colleague and intended presidential candidate Michele Bachmann had already promised in August 2011 that she would bring us $2 […]

Bayard Rustin a Medal of Freedom honoree

By Jeremy Gerrard, Daily Local News, 11/21/13 The borough of West Chester was represented Wednesday at the Presidential Medal of Freedom ceremony, where borough native Bayard Rustin was one of 16 individuals honored this year. West Chester Mayor Carolyn Comitta was invited to be a guest at the ceremony in the East Room of the […]

Mayor invited to White House to honor Bayard Rustin!

email from Mayor Comitta, 11/18/13 I am honored to have been invited by President and Mrs. Obama to the White House for the Presidential Medal of Freedom Ceremony and Reception on November 20th. West Chester’s own Bayard Rustin is one of the recipients of the 2013 Presidential Medal of Freedom, the highest civilian honor bestowed […]