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MARPLE — The Marple Board of Commissioners approved a conditional use application extension to Sproul Road Developers, LLC for plans to build more than 200 homes on the former Don Guanella Village property along Sproul and Reed roads in Broomall.

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The Pennsylvania Department of Education released late last week Act 1 indices to approximately 500 districts to tell them how high they may raise real estate taxes in the 2019-20 school year.

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In addition to checking out books, four libraries will be checking out the over $1 million in grants they were awarded from the state for renovation and HVAC projects.

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State Sens. Tom Killion, R-9 of Middletown, and Tom McGarrigle, R-26 of Springfield, announced this week almost $3 million in grants for a number of projects in their respective districts.

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NEWTOWN — Even as 70 golfers hope to be among those lining up to gain a hefty prize, Delaware County may be the biggest winner of all as the BMW Championship comes to the Aronimink Golf Club in Newtown Square.

MARPLE >> No action was taken by the Marple Planning Commission at its Thursday night meeting on preliminary residential plans submitted by Sproul Road Developers LLC for the former Don Guanella Village along Reed Road and Sproul Road.

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MARPLE>> The management company of the Archdiocese of Philadelphia-owned Saints Peter and Paul Cemetery in the Springfield neighborhood of Marple Township is responding to reports of not maintaining the grounds of the final resting place for thousands.

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MARPLE>> Less than two weeks after their first presentation to develop a mixed-use commercial and residential area at the former Don Guanella Village in Broomall, Sproul Road Development, LLC will review their by-right plan on Thursday evening to build over 200 residential homes on the…

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MARPLE >> Plans to develop the former Don Guanella Village since 2016 have yet to come to fruition, whether it be commercial, residential or even both on the 213-acre tract of land along the arterial road off Sproul Road.

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MARPLE >> After months of speculation and meetings the public and township commissioners got their first official look at plans for the former Don Guanella Village, and what was presented by the developers wasn’t much different than what has already been circulating.

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MARPLE>> Township commissioners will get their first official public presentation Monday night of plans by Carlino Commercial Development to redevelop a chunk of the 213-acre site of the former Don Guanella Village off Sproul Road.

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PHILADELPHIA >> A Newtown Square man who previously pleaded guilty to defrauding lenders out of almost $13 million was sentenced to five years in federal prison Thursday.

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NEWTOWN >> Delaware County’s first-ever pop-up ice cream parlor “popped up” in the Shoppes at Marville on West Chester Pike last week. Moo Moo Milk Bar features all-things cereal including cereal bowls, cereal ice cream flavors and toppings and cereal milk shakes. Owners Matt and Rache…

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NEWTOWN TOWNSHIP>> The Marple Newtown Fourth of July Parade announced its parade winners in each category, listed in order of first, second and third place. Winners, beginning with the bicycle categories, are as follows:

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RIDLEY TOWNSHIP>> Delaware County Community College’s Municipal Police Academy has broken another record. Twelve female cadets—the most to have ever graduated at one time from the Police Academy—were among 48 students lauded at the Academy graduation ceremony held at Ridley High School…

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NEWTOWN TOWNSHIP>> Christopher Zack, 16, attained the rank of Eagle Scout on June 9, Chris, who is a rising junior at St. Joseph’s Prep, is the son of Carolyn and Joe Zack of Newtown Square. He is a member of Troop Paoli 1, where he has served in leadership positions as an Assistant Pa…

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ASTON >> Delco’s graduation season wrapped up with 299 seniors from Marple Newtown High School picking up their diplomas at commencement exercises at Nuemann University Friday evening.

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NEWTOWN >> With Old Glory whipping against a brilliant blue sky, a group of Vietnam and World War II veterans were lauded for their service at the Delaware County Veterans Memorial while its most ardent supporter was remembered through a foundation set up in her name.

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PHILADELPHIA >> The Thornbury student who has been accused of possessing hundreds of images of child pornography had been arrested and charged with molesting two young boys he was babysitting just months before he began collecting the illegal material, according to court documents.

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MARPLE >> A township man was arrested this week on charges of possessing and disseminating child pornography, including images of children as young as 6 to 10 years old.

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MARPLE >> It’s shaping up to be another fight over what to do with more than 200 acres of land along Sproul and Reed roads that may be redeveloped, a portion including the former Don Guanella Village site.

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NEWTOWN >> Pulitzer Prize-winning author and historian David McCullough visited The Episcopal Academy to share more about his background, his research and writing method, and his take on education, history and the human spirit.

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The Delaware County law enforcement family of the late Newtown Township Police Sgt. Clinton Cunningham, who died on March 19, is rallying behind his wife and their four children by organizing a fund raiser at the Springfield County Club.