Why Should Chester Be Our Trash Can?

Written By Sue Edwards This article was originally published in the Swarthmorean. It has been republished here with the author’s permission. Longtime Chester activist Zulene Mayfield threw down a gauntlet at a meeting in the social room of Trinity Church Swarthmore on the evening of February 27. Addressing about 70…

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Post-Election Organizing Meeting Summary

On Wednesday night, November 14, Moving the Needle members gathered to celebrate the many victories in local races we supported, to hear from some of the candidates, and to look toward the future. Leanne Krueger-Braneky–re-elected to the PA House 161st by about 5,000 votes (compared to fewer than 600 last…

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DelCo Dems Win Big!

The 2018 Midterms turned out to be a monumental success. Building on victories made in 2017, Delaware County turned out in record numbers to elect Democrats to State and Federal office. Mary Gay Scanlon’s race was decided early, becoming the first congresswoman to represent the newly redistricted PA5.  Much to his…

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