Dinniman: 2013 Brandywine Valley Water Garden Tour a Major Success

WEST CHESTER (October 29) – State Senator Andy Dinniman recently joined volunteers from the Brandywine Valley Water Garden Tour in presenting a check for $14,000 to the Chester County Food Bank. “It is great to see the Brandywine Valley Water Garden Tour continue to...

Dinniman Recognizes Five Eagle Scouts

WEST CHESTER (October 29) – State Senator Andy Dinniman recently recognized five members of the Boy Scouts of America’s Troop 158 of Kimberton on achieving the rank of Eagle Scout. Dinniman congratulated the Scouts and thanked them for their service to the community...

Dinniman Partners with Good Works to Repair Coatesville Home

WEST CHESTER (October 21) – State Senator Andy Dinniman and his staff recently worked with Good Works of Chester County to repair and improve the home of a low-income family in the City of Coatesville. “For 25 years, the volunteers of Good Works have been working to...

Dinniman: Military Stocking Drive in Progress

WEST CHESTER (October 9) – State Senator Andy Dinniman recently announced that this year’s Operation Military Stocking Drive is under way at his West Chester District Office with an approaching deadline of Thursday, October 24. The program is a partnership between...

Dinniman Leads Call for AEDs in Schools

HARRISBURG (October 4) – State Senator Andy Dinniman led the call to put an automated external defibrillator (AED) in every public school in Pennsylvania at a recent press conference in the Main Capitol Building Rotunda. “This is not a multi-billion dollar government...

Dinniman, McErlane Announce Chesco SPCA’s New Board Members

WEST CHESTER (October 4) – State Senator Andy Dinniman and local attorney Jim McErlane have selected 16 individuals to serve on the board of the Chester County SPCA and to provide a new start for the 85-year-old organization. From a list of more than 50 individuals...

Dinniman Announces Arts Grants

WEST CHESTER (September 30) – State Senator Andy Dinniman announced today that nine arts organizations and programs in Chester county will receive $71,555 in total state funding. “Our arts and cultural organizations are important to the education of our children, the...

Dinniman to Hold Press Conference on the Need for AEDs in Schools

HARRISBURG (September 25) – State Senator Andy Dinniman will hold a press conference on Tuesday, October 1, at 11:30 a.m. in the Main Capitol Building Rotunda to urge passage of  Senate Bill 606, his bill to  help ensure that every public school in Pennsylvania has an...

Dinniman Urges Men to be Screened for Prostate Cancer

WEST CHESTER (September 25) – State Senator Andy Dinniman recently joined the Pennsylvania Prostate Cancer Coalition to kick off its “Don’t Fear the Finger” campaign to raise awareness about prostate cancer and educate men to recognize the indicators and risks of the...

Dinniman Reminds Fire, Ambulance Companies to Apply for State Grants

WEST CHESTER (September 18) – State Senator Andy Dinniman reminded fire companies and volunteer ambulance services to apply for the 2013-14 Pennsylvania Fire Company, Volunteer Ambulance Services Grant Program. Applications for the grants, which may be used for...

Dinniman Brokers Agreement to Revamp SPCA of Chester County

WEST CHESTER (September 17) – State Senator Andy Dinniman has brokered an agreement with the SPCA of Chester County that will install new members on the organization’s board who in turn will work to reshape and strengthen the organization. Last week Dinniman and...

Dinniman: Deadline Extended for Small Business Energy Efficiency Grants

WEST CHESTER (September 12) – State Senator Andy Dinniman today announced that the deadline has been extended for small businesses to apply for state grants for pollution prevention and energy efficiency programs. Small business owners now have until Tuesday, October...

Dinniman Recognizes 250th Anniversary of Star Gazers’ Stone

NEWLIN (September 6) – State Senator Andy Dinniman recently recognized the upcoming 250th Anniversary of Star Gazers’ Stone, the point used to mark the establishment of the Mason-Dixon Line and the border between Pennsylvania and Maryland. “When you visit Star Gazer’s...

Saving the Barclay – a West Chester Tradition

WEST CHESTER (September 5) – The following statement was issued by state Senator Andy Dinniman regarding the potential development of the Barclay estate grounds. “Saving the Barclay Grounds is worth every bit of energy and determination we can muster. The...

Dinniman Announces More than $115,000 in Alcohol Education Grants

WEST CHESTER (August 30) – State Senator Andy Dinniman recently announced that the Borough of West Chester and two Chester County organizations will receive a total of  $115,811 in grant funding for alcohol education and substance abuse prevention programs. “Underage...

Dinniman Recognized by YMCA for Efforts to Promote Summer Reading

WEST CHESTER (August 30) – State Senator Andy Dinniman was recently recognized by the Oscar Lasko Youth Program Center of the YMCA of the Brandywine Valley for his efforts to promote summer reading among children. During a visit to the Lasko Center, Executive Director...

Dinniman Announces More than $28,000 in Recycling Grants

WEST CHESTER (August 30) – State Senator Andy Dinniman announced today that two municipalities in Chester County will receive a total of $28,378 in Pennsylvania Recycling Performance Grants. “These grants are given to communities who have proven their dedication to a...

Senate Education Committee to Hold Public Hearing on Keystone Exams

WEST CHESTER (August 22) – State Senator Andy Dinniman announced today that the Senate Education Committee will hold a public hearing on Monday, August 26 at 9:30 a.m. on the campus of Valley Forge Middle School. The hearing will focus on the impacts of the...