UPPER CHICHESTER — A 24-year-old township man who was shot by police after allegedly advancing on them with a knife has been charged with the attempted murder of another civilian and aggravated assault against three police officers in two incidents that took place early Monday morning.

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MEDIA — Delaware County has had plans to replace its office and garage complex on Orange Street for more efficiency and parking. The importance heightened in July with the partial collapse of a garage wall.

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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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ASTON— A historic artifact from the bitter conflict between the U.S. and Japan in WWII was formally donated to a local Marine Corps League during a special presentation hosted at Neumann University Thursday afternoon.

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MEDIA — Even after sitting vacant for two and a half years, the principals regarding the borough's iconic Towne House property are keeping information about the site's future close to their collective vests. Although some information has been published in various media sites - not to mention the robust rumor mill - details of an assumed deal for the property remain elusive.

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Opponents of a new HEADstrong Foundation facility in Swarthmore will get another shot at making legal arguments that borough council abused its discretion by approving an accommodation allowing the nonprofit to open the residence for cancer patients and their caregivers last year.

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MIDDLETOWN TOWNSHIP — T.J.Maxx, one of the nation’s leading off-price retailers, will open its doors at the new Promenade at Granite Run,1103 W. Baltimore Pike, at 8 a.m. Sunday, Sept. 30. The first 500 customers to come through the doors at the newly opened store will receive complimentary reusable bags. The store will remain open Sunday until 8 p.m.

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MEDIA COURTHOUSE — An Upper Chichester man entered an open guilty plea Monday to four counts of aggravated assault by vehicle while driving under the influence, all second-degree felonies, for a December car crash that sent four nuns to the hospital.

MEDIA COURTHOUSE — Delaware County United for Sensible Gun Policy announced its slate of endorsed candidates from both sides of the aisle at an event Friday afternoon that highlighted the organization’s mission to tamp down gun violence through legislation.

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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.

ASTON ─ A township man previously arrested on child pornography charges is now facing sexual assault charges as well, according to a release from Delaware County District Attorney Katayoun M. Copeland.

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MIDDLETOWN — The controversy surrounding the Mariner East 2 pipeline project continues to rumble across the region's landscape. Middletown council voted unanimously Monday night to forbid pipeline construction within a quarter-mile of township schools during school hours.

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MEDIA >> An application to come before the borough’s Zoning Hearing Board will make a famous Edgar Allen Poe line come to mind for many people in terms of a somewhat iconic mainstay of the county seat. Repeated on many stanzas, it begins “Quoth the Raven …”

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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.

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MEDIA COURTHOUSE >> A Delaware man sentenced last week to 21½ to 43 years in a state prison for robbing the Media CVS was given a concurrent 10 to 20 year sentence Wednesday after pleading guilty to a similar robbery at an Upper Chichester Walgreens.

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UPPER CHICHESTER >> A 40-year-old township woman is recovering after being shot four times by her husband in a display of domestic violence that played out before their three children — and ended with the husband taking his own life in Southwest Philadelphia as he was fleeing police ea…

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ASTON >> On a whirlwind tour Tuesday in none other than a Neumann University bus, Rick Vilello, deputy secretary for community affairs and development for the Pennsylvania Department of Community and Economic Development, got treated to township highlights from the growing art district…

MEDIA COURTHOUSE >> A Delaware man sentenced last week to 21½ to 43 years in a state prison for robbing the Media CVS was given a concurrent 10 to 20 year sentence Wednesday after pleading guilty to a similar robbery at an Upper Chichester Walgreens.

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NETHER PROVIDENCE >> The Wallingford-Swarthmore School District says it will investigate concerns raised by a Strath Haven High School student about a health class presentation given by representatives of an area pregnancy crisis center, allegedly under the guise of sharing information…

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MEDIA >> A recently demolished home at Eighth and Jackson streets that belonged to borough real estate magnate Walter Strine Sr., founder of Media Real Estate, is now itself the target of a planned development.

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MEDIA COURTHOUSE >> A Delaware man convicted in May of robbing the Media CVS was sentenced Tuesday to 21-½ to 43 years in a state prison.

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MEDIA >> This Wednesday’s Dining Under the Stars in Media will have added excitement, with an Eagles Pep Rally on State Street. It’s the night before the Philadelphia Eagles’ first preseason game, against the Pittsburgh Steelers. Media has a good track record-- it hosted the rally on t…