A short film based in Media and shot around Delaware County that tackles teenager sexual identity and school shootings has claimed another award at a local film festival.
UPPER PROVIDENCE – Police in Upper Providence Township in Delaware County are asking the public for help with information on a hit-and-run Saturday morning along the 400 block of Paxon Hollow Road.
NETHER PROVIDENCE — Plans for a new duplex development on Wallingford Avenue that have sparked opposition from some neighbors will once again be on the agenda of the township board of commissioners.
A new state law that sets the parameters for armed and unarmed school security personnel is not generating much discussion in local school districts to update their own policies.
MEDIA — Planners assembled a four-member quorum for a minimal August agenda. In the only matter under consideration, the board approved the preliminary/final plan for the Avid Hotel application at 7-13 State Road.
UPPER PROVIDENCE — The road to a new boutique hotel is one step closer. Council announced consideration of Ordinance 523 which amends existing regulations for operation of hotels, motels and inns.
MEDIA COURTHOUSE >> South Media Fire Co. Treasurer Terrea Faith Stubbs has been charged with theft and related offenses for allegedly embezzling more than $50,000 from the company between April 2018 and August 2019.
At least 30 people have died and over 50 others were injured in two separate mass shooting incidents in El Paso, Texas and Dayton, Ohio on Aug. 3 and Aug. 4, respectively, in what are the latest cases of mass violence attributed to gun use.
NETHER PROVIDENCE— At its July 25 meeting, Nether Providence commissioners unanimously adopted a resolution seeking to end gerrymandering in Pennsylvania by supporting legislation calling for nonpartisan redistricting reform.
The Pennsylvania Supreme Court Office of Disciplinary Counsel has disbarred Media attorney Scott L. Kramer for multiple ethics violations involving six clients over a span of more than six years.
As major employers, including the Philadelphia Energy Solutions refinery in Southwest Philadelphia and Hahnemann University Hospital, announced that they would close their doors, throwing thousands - including a big chunk of Delco residents - out of work, Delaware County officials are rolling up their sleeves, and rolling out programs to help.
Eighteen Delaware County dogs have been listed on Pennsylvania’s dangerous dog registry, the state Department of Agriculture announced this week.
NEWTOWN — A Marple man who heads an online news site was released on $100,000 unsecured bail Thursday following preliminary arraignment before Magisterial District Judge David Lang on charges that he created a fake racist email attributed to a Delaware County Adult Probation and Parole officer, posed as a reporter and producer for other news organizations, and illegally possessed a police-issued Taser.
NETHER PROVIDENCE – The Rwandan genocide, the 100-day mass murder of approximately 800,000 Tutsi and Hutu civilians sparked by an airplane crash killing the presidents of Rwanda and Burundi, began April 6, 1994.
MEDIA — Days before the one-year anniversary of the Orange Street garage closure, Delaware County Council took action Wednesday to look at options at what to do with the now vacant property.
When YC News broke the story May 25 that a Delaware County employee allegedly sent out a racist email in 2015, some local Democratic politicians held a press conference denouncing the email – if true – and calling for an independent investigation into its source.
Despite having one of the first identified West Nile Virus positive mosquitoes in the state this summer, Delaware County is not registering as a high-risk area for the virus, according to the state.
After its initial offer in the Chester Water Authority and its potential merger with DELCORA, Aqua America has come to town and with it are raised accolades and thrown stones.
ROSE VALLEY — At the end of “Raiders of the Lost Ark,” when Major Eaton claims the government has “top men working on it” as the Ark of the Covenant is rolled into storage, Indiana Jones grumbles, “They don’t know what they’ve got there.”
The upcoming weekend is forecasted to be the hottest so far this summer with oppressive humidity and the thermometer potentially hitting triple-digit figures for the first time in years.
Katimu Conteh is one of 1,500 Elwyn employees whose pay is increasing to $15 an hour as the human services organization literally puts itsr money where its mouth is in saying the only pathway to a sustainable future is the satisfaction of its staff and those it serves.
CHESTER — The date below the Delaware County Daily Times’ flag proclaimed it to be “Moonday, July 21, 1969,” as 2-inch red headline type proclaiming “WE’RE ON THE MOON” beckoned readers to learn the details behind Neil Armstrong’s first step on the moon broadcast to the world the night before.
MEDIA COURTHOUSE — A Chester Heights man who allegedly admitted to shooting his neighbor during a late-night confrontation in May has been held over for trial on all charges, including first-degree murder.
MEDIA — Delaware County Council Vice Chairman Colleen Morrone doesn't mince words when it comes to the former Toal building site, especially when she's tired of waiting to move forward on the rubble.
MEDIA — Telling the 49 municipalities the time to apply is now, Delaware County Council has opened a $10 million gate for funding open space and recreation projects.
A Delaware County accountant has been charged in an 18-count federal information for allegedly submitting fraudulent payroll tax filings to the Internal Revenue Service that resulted in underpayments of more than $3.2 million.
A Media attorney has been suspended from practicing law for two years under a joint petition in support of discipline on consent filed with the Pennsylvania Supreme Court Office of Disciplinary Counsel.
NETHER PROVIDENCE — A slightly scaled-down proposal for a cluster of new homes on Wallingford Avenue in the South Media section of the township is headed back to the Planning Commission for renewed scrutiny.
Philadelphia Energy Solutions officials' decision to shut the refinery down has wide-reaching ripples from jobs indirectly related to the industry to the cost of groceries, adding up to a multi-billion economic impact if the facility is permanently shuttered.
NETHER PROVIDENCE >> A decades-long resident and former commissioner was saluted by the township on June 27 for his “extraordinary public service."
The U.S. Supreme Court held Thursday that federal courts have no role in policing political districts drawn for partisan gain. The decision comes just six months out from the next round of census taking that shapes political boundaries every 10 years.
MEDIA — A mass of union building tradesmen held an outdoor rally at the Delaware County Courthouse before taking their message to county council Wednesday: Mariner East equals good-paying jobs.
MEDIA — Delaware County officials will host a special workforce session for the laid off employees from the Philadelphia Energy Solutions refinery.
UPPER PROVIDENCE — Emma Tipping, 8, a third-grade student at Rose Tree Elementary School, is like most other little girls her age. She likes to dance to music, run and play with her friends and enjoy family time with her mom and siblings.
MEDIA — Some of the people responsible for helping the borough live up to its moniker of “Everybody’s Hometown" were honored by council.
Former health care executive and Pennsylvania Democratic State Committee member Brett Burman has thrown his hat in the ring as a Democratic candidate for Pennsylvania’s 9th Senatorial District.
The race for Delaware County Council continues as Republican candidates came out of the gate with three more announcements in the last week and a half.
MEDIA — Well known borough chef/owner Jason McHugh recently decided to close his Desert Rose restaurant on Sundays to have more time with his family. So what did he do on Father’s Day? McHugh saved a life.