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.

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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.