MEDIA COURTHOUSE — Two men separately arrested last year in a coordinated Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force sting for attempting to have sex with children were sentenced Tuesday.

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MEDIA — Delaware County's most senior medical official issued recommendations pertaining to the 2019 Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV), which has killed more than 100 people and sickened thousands in China.

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UPPER CHICHESTER — William Penn Lodge #19, Fraternal Order of Police, honored more than 50 current and former Chester police officers during a  Jan. 18 ceremony at the Phoenix Ballroom in Boothwyn. The retirement and awards ceremony marked the lodge’s first since 2015.

MEDIA COURTHOUSE — An Upper Chichester police detective pleaded guilty Monday to a misdemeanor charge of driving under the influence as a second-tier first offense and a summary charge of failing to stop and render aid in a January 2019 crash that injured a pedestrian.

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NORRISTOWN — More than 30 superintendents from districts in five counties across the greater Philadelphia area announced their intentions to tackle charter school reform during a press conference Monday at the start of National School Choice Week. 

A jackpot-winning Pennsylvania Lottery Cash 5 ticket sold for the Jan. 24 drawing matched all five balls drawn, 21-25-35-41-43, to win $200,000, less withholding. Lima Beverage, 14 S. Pennell Road, Media, earns a $500 bonus for selling the winning ticket.

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CHESTER — Students at Widener Partnership Charter School got a two-fold lesson in American history and supply chain management Friday morning when UPS employees visited for a Martin Luther King Day of Service event. Employees gave kindergarteners and second-graders a look at a UPS truck before reading King-themed books to students.

PHILADELPHIA — A Broomall insurance adjuster has been charged with fraud and related offenses for allegedly pocketing more than $722,000 from a city rubber products manufacturer, according to a release from Philadelphia District Attorney Larry Krasner.

By Barbara OrmsbyTimes CorrespondentRIDLEY TOWNSHIP >> The commissioners honored two township residents at their January meeting who have given much to many.The honorees were Matt Tyson and Merrit V. Herr-Neckar, each of whom received resolutions from commissioners Tom Donahue and Steve Bidoli,

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MEDIA — Changes keep a'coming to Delaware County as county council hired a human resources specialist to revamp hiring practices and as it prepares to host an ethics reform hearing next month.

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HAVERFORD — If you’re driving around Havertown and wonder what’s up with all those green lights? The lights are to show support to some Haverford High School students and others who are fighting cancer.

MEDIA COURTHOUSE — A former Delaware County Children and Youth Services case worker has been charged with human trafficking and other offenses after soliciting one of her clients to join a prostitution ring in the Philadelphia area, according to a release from Delaware County District Attorney Jack Stollsteimer.

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HAVERFORD — The perfect combination. That is what Huong Bui has found in her new endeavor, the Sugar and Spice Thai restaurant which opened in early January.

MEDIA COURTHOUSE — A Brookhaven woman was given 23 months of intermediate punishment with three years of consecutive probation Tuesday after pleading guilty to possessing narcotics with intent to deliver, an ungraded felony.

MEDIA COURTHOUSE — A decade-long battle between Haverford Township and the Bartkowski Investment Group over the proposed placement of billboards in heavily trafficked corridors of Lancaster Avenue and Haverford Pike returned to court this week.

Delaware County Sheriff Jerry Sanders said a dog bite suffered by a deputy while serving a warrant Tuesday evening has underscored the need for deputies to receive pay commensurate with the risks of their job.

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SPRINGFIELD — Police Chief Joseph Daly began 2020 with his continuing practice of commendations for officers before the Board of Commissioners. In relating activities which merited these honors, Daly made clear that was what went right could have easily gone very wrong.

BROOKHAVEN — Two Chester residents have been arrested for a pair of burglaries that took place earlier this month, according to a release from Delaware County District Attorney Jack Stollsteimer.

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CHESTER — Groups throughout the city that Martin Luther King Jr. called home for three formative years of his life were out for service projects on the national holiday that bears his name. Chester Housing Authority and New Integration Accommodations continued its reusable bag initiative launched in late 2019 by blanketing city residences with a one-off “Reclaiming Chester’s King” bag, while students at Widener University continued the school’s annual Day of Service initiative.

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HAVERFORD — Carrying signs with slogans such as “No Billboard Blight” and “Giant Billboards: Unsafe, Unsightly, Unacceptable” about 75 people protested proposed billboards along the 600 block of Lancaster Avenue Monday afternoon.

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UPPER DARBY— Upper Darby School District taxpayers will be on the hook for tens of millions of dollars in capital costs if a state program to reimburse some of those expenses gets no funding from the state in the next budget.