DOYLESTOWN — Joseph Sickora stood before the voting machine Thursday at the Bucks County Administration Building and pondered the question before him.
MEDIA COURTHOUSE — Delaware County Council will hold a public presentation of the Pipeline Risk Assessment on Dec. 17 at 6 p.m. in the County Council Public Meeting Room, located on the first floor of the Government Center, 201 W. Front St., Media.
Even as Delaware County Council moved forward to reduce taxes for county property owners, one councilman said even more could be saved if corruption was eradicated throughout county government.
HARRISBURG — The Pennsylvania Supreme Court declined to consider a challenge from the Clean Air Council and local landowners concerning Sunoco’s use of eminent domain to acquire land for their controversial Mariner East 2 pipeline.
One group opposed to the Mariner East 2 project said a county-funded risk assessment forms the basis for the reason Delaware County Council should intercede.
Delaware County's risk assessment on the Mariner East 2 and Adelphia pipelines is complete and it found that people are more likely to die from fatal traffic accidents, house fires or stair falls than from a pipeline accident.
MARPLE — What was thought to be a bit of de-forestation on the former Don Guanella property has been confirmed to be part of land testing for proposed redevelopment.
MIDDLETOWN — Seven petitioners from both Chester and Delaware counties are preparing for the Public Utility Commission to hear their Nov. 20 Petition for Emergency Relief, Thursday, and possibly Friday in Harrisburg.
From the Reagan era, Andrew Reilly has been impassioned by Republican standards and politics and is preparing to take that to another level when he assumes the job of leading the Southeast Pennsylvania Republican Caucus on Dec. 1.
Democrat Mary Gay Scanlon was given little time for orientation after being sworn in as Congresswoman for Pennsylvania’s 7th Congressional District Tuesday.
PHILADELPHIA — The Archdiocese of Philadelphia Tuesday rolled out the details on their plan to set up a compensation fund for victims of sexual abuse - sending letters to more than 300 credible victims who reported being abused.
MEDIA — Delaware County celebrated Veterans Day with their 59th Annual parade, which stepped off on State Street at 11:11 a.m. Monday. The hour- long parade saluted veterans and their fraternal organizations from across the county.
While the number of offices that flipped Democratic last week may seem sizable, there was another time in Delaware County’s history where even more races went blue.
NEWTOWN — On Nov. 11, 1918, fighting in World War I came to an end following the signing of an armistice between the Allies and Germany that called for a ceasefire effective at the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month. Across the ocean, in the United States, Eugene Vickers of Newtown Square was celebrating his third birthday on that same day.
EAST GOSHEN — Already 18 months behind schedule, Sunoco/Energy Transfer announced Thursday that the pipeline builder will start shipping natural gas liquids along a hybrid pipeline in Chester and Delaware counties by the end of the year.
As Democrats won the Delco seat in U.S. Congress, one state Senate seat and four state representative positions, leaders on both sides of the aisle analyzed the phenomena that motivated thousands of voters to hit the polls Tuesday.
As Democrats took control of the U.S. House of Representatives, a former Wallingford-Swarthmore School Board president and pro-bono attorney has become Delaware County's first female U.S. representative in the wake of a voter backlash against President Donald Trump.
PHILADELPHIA — A Delaware County physician pleaded guilty to illegally distributing controlled substances and submitting false individual income tax returns, according to authorities and online court records.
A mass shooting at a Pittsburgh synagogue Saturday that left 11 dead and many more reeling from loss, sadness and horror is being met with resolve by Delaware County’s faithful.
WEST CHESTER— Three local school superintendents - including the boss of the Rose Tree Media School District - are questioning Sunoco's latest plan to get the Mariner East 2 pipeline project online, citing safety concerns.
MARPLE — The two candidates for the 5th U.S. Congressional District – and the 7th – exchanged civil barbs while outlining positions on a variety of issues from gun control to the deficit to universal health care, sharing similar views at a packed debate Thursday night.
NEWTOWN – Assault and related charges were held over for trial Thursday for two men accused in the attack and stabbing of a Villanova student earlier this month in Radnor. The two suspects were in district court in Newtown Square Thursday for their preliminary hearings.
One winning Pennsylvania Lottery Mega Millions ticket worth $1 million from the Tuesday drawing was sold at the Wawa on Sproul Road in the Broomall section of Marple Township.
CONCORD – The project to tame the notorious Conchester Highway continues, and this week a new traffic pattern will emerge as work on Route 322 continues.
NEWTOWN — With late fall and winter quickly approaching, local golfers can keep in the swing of the game thanks to the newly opened Valley View Golf Driving Range and Valley View Zoo putt-putt golf course.
The Keystone Exams were implemented in 2012-13 as an end-of-course state test to asses a student’s proficiency in a certain testing subject. Algebra I, biology and literature were the first three tests that were administered, and are the only subjects being tested on date. The number of testing subjects was set to increase over the years to include algebra II, chemistry, world history and four other areas, marking 10 total Keystone Exams students were expected to take.
DCCC presented an alumni award to the LeTourneau family and a scholarship named after fallen firefighter Matthew LeTourneau was presented to a DCCC student.
MARPLE— The Save Marple Greenspace group has joined with environmental groups to form a larger coalition as consideration continues on development plans for the Don Guanella property in Marple.
MIDDLETOWN — As Pennsylvania State Police continue to look for a white Ford Edge they believe was the striking vehicle in a fatal hit and run on Route 202, the victim’s mother is pleading for anyone with information regarding the driver to come forward.
The incumbent state senator in the 26th District and the mayor of Swarthmore are engaged in a political battle to see who will capture the seat.
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.
CONCORD — For the second time in less than a week, police are hunting for a hit-run driver who fatally struck a pedestrian and then fled the scene.
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.
St. Mary Magdalen School in Media was the only school in Delaware County to be lauded for its academic excellence by the U.S. Department of Education this week.
MARPLE — The numbers to develop the former Don Guanella Village and preserve a chunk of the property’s open space aren’t adding up to the Marple Board of Commissioners.
PHILADELPHIA — A Delaware County physician is facing federal charges that he illegally distributed controlled substances and submitted false individual income tax returns.
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.