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CHADDS FORD — The choirs of St. Cornelius Church have often been complimented on their exceptional music ministry. With two active, contemporary musical groups, the Glory Band and the Praise Band, each one with its own distinct sound, the church congregation is blessed to hear outstanding sacred music at weekend Masses and other Liturgical events.

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The Philadelphia Eagles are looking to score back-to-back Super Bowl victories as they make strides in the postseason after a “doink” of a victory against the Chicago Bears last week that scored them a one-point win and a seat in the NFC divisional round.

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Pennsylvania's deputy treasurer of consumer programs and public engagement announced his candidacy for Delaware County District Attorney Tuesday night during a meeting of the Haverford Township Democratic Committee, which he chaired from 2014 to 2018.

UPPER DARBY —  Delco Hi-Q’s 71st season resumed on January 4 at the Upper Darby Performing Arts Center. Upper Darby played host to Garnet Valley and Academy of Notre Dame on the first week back from winter break. Notre Dame, not wanting to miss a chance to participate, cut their break one day early to get back to competing. All three teams were off to a great start by correctly answering their first questions in Current Events. Garnet Valley quickly pulled in front of their competitors early in the match with a perfect first half. At half-time, Garnet Valley led with 34 points to Upper Darby’s 19 and Notre Dame’s 18.

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Delaware County found itself at a crossroads in 2018. Two-party rule came to county government for the first time since its adoption of a home rule charter in the late 1970s. To an unfamiliar observer, at year’s end there is no immediate evidence that for 150 years the county was home to arguably the most successful Republican organization in the nation’s history, as Democrats captured the majority of state legislative seats and the now-sole U.S. House seat, and two scandals unfolded among the Republican ranks.

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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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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.

Longtime state Rep. Steve Barrar, R-160 of Boothwyn, secured another two-year term in unofficial election results Tuesday over political newcomer Anton Andrew, according to unofficial election results posted Tuesday.

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CONCORD — Garnet Valley School District is taking every necessary step in researching, evaluating and consulting with stakeholders on the issue of class rank. In all probability, the process of identifying placement of each graduate will be a thing of the past for the Class of 2020.

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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.

CONCORD – Four alumni inducted into the Garnet Valley School District Hall of Fame were recognized for building a better world, figuratively and literally. From military service, to real estate development, to innovative business venture and significant community service, their achievements reflected skills and values to which the school district contributed.

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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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CONCORD — The Delaware County Board of Prison Inspectors Wednesday agreed to host a public meeting with Delaware County Council after an analysis is completed comparing private and public operations of correctional facilities, anticipated later this month.

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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.

MIDDLETOWN—A Glen Mills man has been charged in connection with a series of burglaries in Concord and Thornbury townships, and Pennsylvania State Police are thanking the public for their assistance in helping to expedite the arrest.

MEDIA COURTHOUSE — An Upper Chichester man who plied his underage victims with drugs and alcohol was convicted on rape and related charges Friday for two incidents in 2016 and 2017, according to a release from Delaware County District Attorney Katayoun M. Copeland.

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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.