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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

West Chester officials call for gun legislation

by Jeremy Gerrard, Daily Local News, 1/21/13 WEST CHESTER – Responding to the recent school shooting in Newtown, Conn., borough officials have taken aim at current gun laws by passing a resolution calling for new legislation. The 3-page resolution, brought to council by Mayor Carolyn Comitta, highlights three areas of action: the passage of the […]