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Gov. Tom Wolf signed a proclamation of disaster emergency for the commonwealth Friday after touring flood-ravaged communities in the state, including those of Upper Darby and Darby on Thursday.

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A putrid stank of spilled beer filled the air in Darby as a beer distributor right next to the Darby Creek closed up shop as a result of flooding from Monday morning’s powerfully quick storms. Two dumpsters filled with ruined product from the Fibber’s Suds & Soda sat in front of the stor…

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UPPER DARBY >> A simple resolution slated for adoption by the Upper Darby School Board at its Aug. 14 meeting was met with public comment about the district serving as a safe haven for migrant children.

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MEDIA COURTHOUSE >> An Upper Darby woman was sentenced to 15 to 30 months in a state correctional facility Tuesday with seven years of consecutive probation for two knife-point robberies in Haverford last year.

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MEDIA COURTHOUSE>> One of three Upper Darby residents who filed a civil complaint to appeal the approval of the Drexeline Plaza redevelopment plans has taken their name off of the suit.

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UPPER DARBY >> Blessed are the fruits of Monsignor Bonner and Archbishop Prendergast Catholic High School, where school officials, township leaders and others this week rolled out a new community garden – the first of its kind in Upper Darby.

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For 35 years the National Association of Town Watch has been fostering positive community and police relations with National Night Out, a program that creates an active community engagement event for everyone to get together and have a good time.

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MEDIA COURTHOUSE >> Upper Darby’s approval to redevelop almost all of the 17.5-acre Drexeline Shopping Center to a mixed-use area is being appealed by three township residents.

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WEST CHESTER >> A Chester County Common Pleas Court judge on Thursday approved a restraining order against a Delaware County man who has been charged with beating and seriously injuring his 3-month-old child.

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DARBY BOROUGH >> The man charged with stealing the donations jar filled with more than $200 from the Darby Free Library before hitting the librarian in the face, knocking her down a flight of steps and breaking her back in his haste to flee, apparently likes to gamble - on library comp…

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UPPER DARBY >> Standing before their charred Maine Avenue home, Joy and John McCann talked about the 38 years of memories created there. She’s recovering from cancer and taking care of her elderly father. They’re raising two of their grandchildren. Now they face the uncertainty of what…

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UPPER DARBY >> Seven business owners and community leaders have been tapped by the mayor to serve on a new Upper Darby Economic Development Commission to bolster commerce.

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UPPER DARBY >> Michael DiMaio recalled seeing his girlfriend die in front of him as he held her 9-month-old baby. It was one of the lows during his 24-year battle with addiction. But the message he stressed on Tuesday was: Recovery is possible.

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UPPER DARBY >> With nine candidates seeking to fill a vacancy on the Upper Darby School Board, the ultimate appointee was not the result of a unanimous decision among the board or the community.

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UPPER darby >> Armand Fennell was just 17 years old when he lost his life to gun violence on an Upper Darby street on July 7. But even with such an untimely death, Fennell was remembered by friends, family and the Upper Darby community at a vigil at the Second Ward Playground on Monday…

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east lansdowne>> Delaware County Council honored leaders of East Lansdowne for their varied capacities as community activists and even as authors when the borough hosted council for its meeting on July 11.

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UPPER DARBY>> A new superintendent is not the only district leader the Upper Darby School Board will be looking for this summer.

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UPPER DARBY >> Drivers sitting in traffic on Township Line Road at West Chester Pike couldn’t help but notice the video production crews working at the Llanerch Diner Sunday and Monday.

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UPPER DARBY >> Police have identified the young man who was shot dead on an Upper Darby street Saturday night as Armand Fennell, a 17-year-old Upper Darby High School student who was gunned down after a confrontation at a party.

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The Philadelphia-based law firms representing over a dozen petitioners in an education funding lawsuit against the state have filed their response with the Commonwealth Court of Pennsylvania why the case is not legally moot, citing a $155 million drop in funds for classroom expenses since 20…