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MEDIA — Borough council is keeping close tabs on several key projects, pushing them forward through the approval process, and also took time to celebrate a welcome financial boost courtesy of the borough's insanely popular Wednesday night Dining Under the Stars program.

MIDDLETOWN — A non-verbal child was found wandering along Glen Riddle Road in Middletown Township Sunday morning and it took several hours for police to local the parents, authorities said. The boy was taken to the state police barracks; after several hours the parents were located.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.”

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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When it comes to getting an ambulance to the scene, no place is faster in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania than Delaware County.

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.

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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.

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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.

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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.