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HAVERFORD — Respect, responsibility, empathy, trustworthiness, positive attitude and integrity. These are the traits that Chestnutwold Elementary School staff tries to foster in the pupils. The school was recently recognized as one of 88 schools as a 2019 National School of Character by Character.org, an organization that has promoted good character since 1993.

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MEDIA — Thirty-nine hours after the polls closed on Election Night, the inumbent and newly elected Democratic Delaware County Council members gathered to make it clear when they govern together, it will be for all.

MEDIA COURTHOUSE — Two 19-year-old brothers who entered open guilty pleas in August to conspiracy to robbery for an armed Christmas Day stick-up that took place in Upper Darby have been sentenced to 11½ to 23 months at the county prison in Concord.

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The sweep of Democratic victories that has officially locked down all control of county council and the District Attorney’s office - in addition to county row offices it claimed in 2017 - the years-long simmering strength of the party in the county reached a boiling point Tuesday.

MEDIA COURTHOUSE — A 20-year-old Yeadon man was sentenced to four to ten years in a state prison last week after pleading guilty to aggravated assault and carrying a firearm without a license in a January shooting.

Democrats made history by securing four open seats on the Delaware County Court of Common Pleas Tuesday, according to unofficial election results. Though there had been Democrats appointed to the bench before, none had ever won in a general election before.

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SWARTHMORE — The Democrats swept every county race Tuesday night. The party will have a 5-0 majority on county council, including its first African-American member, their first Democrat Common Pleas judges and the first female African-American and Muslim judge in the county's history.

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HAVERFORD — John Hanger, former Pennsylvania Department of Environment secretary, gave a passionate speech at a House Democratic policy committee hearing on climate change that state Rep. Greg Vitali brought to the Haverford Township Building Friday.

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The Frankenstorm that ripped through the county late Halloween night created the first documented tornado to form in Delaware County in almost 10 years, but the strongest one in more than 45 years.

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RADNOR — The gloves were off on Sunday at a spirited debate between incumbent Delaware County District Attorney Katayoun Copeland and Democratic challenger Jack Stollsteimer at Cabrini University.

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UPPER DARBY — During his years as a student at Monsignor Bonner High School from 1966-70, Michael McKenzie of Springfield was always the boy behind the stage, making sure those in the spotlight shined. In his senior year, McKenzie was so adept at his behind-the-scene job he was appointed stage manager.

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SPRINGFIELD — You could tell election day is getting closer. The barbs got a little sharper Friday night as the candidates for Delaware County Council conducted their final debate before more than 100 people at the township building.

MEDIA COURTHOUSE — A 55-year-old Clifton Heights woman was sentenced to 11½ to 23 months at the county prison in Concord Thursday after entering an open plea to robbery of a motor vehicle and driving under the influence for a March carjacking.

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HAVERFORD – Haverford police are asking for help after a woman reported that she was sexually assaulted inside her home in the Chatham Village section of the township in the early morning hours of Oct. 16.

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UPPER DARBY — Township leaders and state representatives for Upper Darby Township joined SEPTA officials Friday morning to announce the next major steps for infrastructure improvements at the 69th Street Transportation Center.

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Delaware County officials are warning residents to be aware of a phone scam purporting to be from the Sheriff's office attempting to get money from people with the threat of false arrests.

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When Millbourne resident Giani Sukhvinder Singh tilted his head and prayed in the Senate Chamber Wednesday, he was making history.

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Democratic state Sens. Daylin Leach and Sharif Street want Pennsylvania to turn over a new leaf—a marijuana leaf, that is. They’ve introduced a bill (SB 350) that would legalize marijuana use for adults 21 and older.

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UPPER DARBY — The Upper Darby School District will change the way it lists invoices for private school tuition after a district resident raised concerns that current practices discloses a student’s identity.

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HAVERFORD – A Darby woman was killed late Saturday night when the motorcycle she was riding on crashed into the back of a car on Interstate-476 in Haverford.