EDDYSTONE — The borough recently unveiled a Pennsylvania historical marker on the site of the Eddystone Rifle Plant, the largest factory in the United Stated during World War I, producing more than a million rifles, accounting for 47 percent of total U.S. wartime production. The marker stands on Simpson Street, across from 13th Street.
MEDIA COURTHOUSE — A six-time DUI offender who killed 45-year-old Deana Eckman in a head-on crash in February was sentenced to 25½ to 50 years in prison Thursday during an emotionally charged hearing before Delaware County Court of Common Pleas Judge Mary Alice Brennan.
WILMINGTON, DEL. — The death of beloved Academy Park High School teacher Susan Ledyard - whose body was discovered in the Brandywine River in July - has been officially ruled a homicide, authorities in Wilmington said Thursday.