LANSDOWNE >> Angry at the Trump Administration’s policy of separating children from their parents at the U.S.-Mexico border, about 30 protesters held signs at all four corners at Lansdowne Avenue and Baltimore Pike during the evening rush hour Monday – drawing countless honks and even …
UPPER DARBY >> Surveillance footage released Tuesday morning shows the seconds leading up to two shootings at an Upper Darby restaurant late Friday night that injured two people.
CLIFTON HEIGHTS >> Borough officials have approved rental property and vacant property regulations at the recommendation of John Gould, the new code enforcement officer.
SHARON HILL >> Darby Township residents Shaun Morrison and his fiancée Danielle Hinton were enjoying some family time at a small neighborhood ice cream shop with their sons, Daisan, 6, and Doryan, 1, when the idea first struck them.
The owners of a Yeadon tax preparation business have been charged by federal indictment with an alleged scheme to file fraudulent returns for clients that generated large unwarranted refunds.
MEDIA COURTHOUSE >> A Collingdale man who opened fire on police officers serving an arrest warrant in 2014 has been sentenced to 10 to 20 years in prison under a negotiated plea agreement.
ASTON >> The cheers came from all corners for the more than 270 graduates of Academy Park high school as they danced crossed the stage to pick up their diploma during commencement exercises at the Neumann University sports complex Tuesday morning, but the biggest applause was for the o…
PHILADELPHIA >> Jury selection began Monday in the federal trial of a Liberian man accused of lying on his U.S. citizenship application about his ties to convicted war criminals, including former Liberian President Charles Taylor, just months after another man from the west African cou…
YEADON >> Anyone who has gone to Google’s homepage knows that every day there is an iconic doodle right above the search bar in honor of a person, place, event or thing that is pertinent to that date. Sometimes they can be interactive games; others can be interpretations of a famous ar…
MEDIA COURTHOUSE >> A Colwyn man already serving state time for heroin distribution is now facing a charge of drug delivery resulting in death, a first-degree felony that carries a maximum 20 to 40 year sentence. In one instance he is believed to have swapped bags of heroin for a PlayS…
UPPER DARBY >> The Tower Theater on 69th Street was the ‘Royal’ location for the 2018 graduation of Upper Darby High School. The historic theater was filled to capacity with family and friends of the 850 graduates for the school’s 120th commencement.
PHILADELPHIA >> Haverford High School held their commencement exercises at Saint Joseph’s University Thursday evening, bidding adieu to 425 seniors.
LOWER MERION >> Two men are being held on a combined $5.7 million in bail in connection with a burglary ring that police say netted over $1 million in stolen goods in a three-county area.
MEDIA COURTHOUSE >> A Sharon Hill man convicted of attempted murder for nearly strangling his wife in 2016 after she told him she wanted a divorce has been sentenced to at least 11 years in prison.
MEDIA COURTHOUSE >> An 18-year-old Taiwanese foreign exchange student who “jokingly” threatened to shoot up Monsignor Bonner & Archbishop Prendergast Catholic High School was sentenced to four to 23 months in the Delaware County prison Monday with immediate parole to federal custod…
PHILADELPHIA >> An 18-year-old Taiwanese foreign exchange student sentenced earlier this week in Delaware County Common Pleas Court for “joking” that he was going to shoot up Monsignor Bonner & Archbishop Prendergast Catholic High School is now facing federal charges.
UPPER DARBY>> After passing a proposed final $209.5 million budget, Upper Darby School District administrators are still looking at ways to ease the financial impact on taxpayers while trying to balance staffing needs.
PHILADELPHIA >> The last of nearly a dozen defendants charged in a years-long scheme to defraud the Internal Revenue Service out of more than $30 million by filing false tax returns was sentenced to 10 years in federal prison Tuesday.
PHILADELPHIA >> A Delaware County man was sentenced to life in a federal prison Tuesday for the 2012 murder of Lansdowne resident Gbolahan Olabode, a rival in an illegal oxycodone distribution ring.
UPPER DARBY >> When Holy Child Academy has its final day of school for the year on Wednesday, it will be the last time students will see its much-revered Principal Anne Wood walking the halls.
HAVERFORD >> As graduation nears, the fifth-grade class of Chatham Park Elementary School has embraced service to the community to mark their final year before moving on to middle school. The students are collecting food items to donate to the local food pantry.
HAVERFORD >> Forty years ago this week, Nancy Butera Saul of Havertown had just purchased a new car. As a stay-at-home mother of three, she was looking for way to make a little extra income, while not compromising her time with the family. She came across an ad in the News of Delaware …
UPPER DARBY >> Consideration of outsourcing the management of Upper Darby School District’s daycare programs is on the table in an effort to reduce programs costs.
UPPER DARBY >> The parents of a 3-year-old child who fell out of a second-floor window when left home alone have been charged by township police.
UPPER DARBY >> Drexel Hill Middle School continued its annual Memorial Day assembly tradition on Friday morning to honor the servicemen and women who have died to protect the country.
FOLCROFT >> Stephen Butz has officially been reappointed as superintendent of the Southeast Delco School District, months after his original reappointment was rescinded by the school board.
HAVERFORD >> With Memorial Day coming the members of the Ancient Order of Hibernians, Dennis Kelly division, are honoring the memory of Marine Corps veteran John F. Henry.
MEDIA COURTHOUSE >> An 18-year-old Taiwanese foreign exchange student waived arraignment Wednesday on charges of an alleged threat to shoot up Monsignor Bonner & Archbishop Prendergast Catholic High School earlier this month.
UPPER DARBY >> A new position has been requested in the Upper Darby School District to ensure equal access to education among its varied student population. But the school board hasn’t signed on to adding another administrator while in the throes of a $12 million budget deficit process.
UPPER DARBY >> It’s not every day students and staff at Upper Darby High School get a surprise visit from comedian Tina Fey, one of their most famous alumnus, but Wednesday was an exception.
UPPER DARBY >> The Upper Darby school board Tuesday evening took the procedural step to adopt a proposed final $209.5 million budget with the largest tax increase since 2012 — but it doesn’t sound like that will hold for a final vote next month.
UPPER DARBY >> Students and faculty at St. Laurence School in Upper Darby gave a warm sendoff Wednesday morning to a decades-long educator who will be retiring at the close of the school year.
MEDIA COURTHOUSE >> A former longtime clerk in the Upper Darby Tax Office is facing multiple felony charges for allegedly stealing more than $216,000 in tax payments over six years.
MEDIA COURTHOUSE >> The Southeast Delco School Board is ready to move on from Superintendent Stephen Butz, but Butz is still trying to enforce the five-year contract it offered him — then rescinded two weeks later.
HAVERFORD >> Restaurant owner Bill Ruane was all smiles last week as he held up his eatery’s award-winning taco. Vida Taqueria & BYOB at 5 Brookline Blvd., Havertown, tied for first place in a “Clash of the Tacos” competition, hosted by 94WIP Sportsradio. Owned by Ruane, John Dolce…
According to reports, an Upper Darby man is in critical condition after being shot twice while walking his mother’s dog around 11 p.m. yesterday at 7th and Wallace streets in North Philadelphia.