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.
MEDIA COURTHOUSE — A 52-year-old Philadelphia woman was sentenced to two years of probation Monday after pleading guilty to a simple assault stemming from a parking spot dispute.
COLWYN — A years-long conversation in Colwyn about police leadership in accordance with the local police union came to an end Monday night.
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.
UPPER DARBY— A teenager is still missing after she allegedly ran off with her infant daughter from her foster mother’s house in Upper Darby over the weekend, authorities said.
PHILADELPHIA — An update by the education advocacy groups representing over a dozen petitioners in a public school funding lawsuit against the state is expected in the coming days.
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.
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 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.
CONCORD — A 12-year-old girl reported that a man tried to lure her into his car after she got off her school bus Tuesday afternoon, police said.
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.
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.
MEDIA COURTHOUSE — One of four people arrested in October for stealing from lockers at the Haverford YMCA was sentenced this week to six to 23 months at the county prison in Concord after pleading guilty to one count of conspiracy to commit access device fraud, a third-degree felony.
The Citizens Crime Commission is offering a $1,000 reward for information leading to the arrest of a man who assaulted a Route 113 SEPTA bus driver on New Year’s Eve in East Lansdowne.
HAVERFORD — Haverford Police Chief John Viola’s most memorable case came early in his career when he was a young patrol officer and on the township police force for only two years.
UPPER DARBY — In a career that includes leading a fire department and an ambulance corps, being the chief of a law enforcement agency will complete the emergency services trifecta for Upper Darby Police Capt. Tom Johnson Jr.
Members of Delaware County Council plan to meet with state officials in Harrisburg next week to discuss the process of establishing a health department.
UPPER DARBY — After the Upper Darby School District imposed some limits on who could attend winter sports games at its facilities, a district policy that outlines public participation at these events may be reconsidered.
UPPER DARBY — Mayor Barbarann Keffer is pushing through two of the inclusive measures she announced for Upper Darby during her first mayoral address on Jan. 6.
UPPER DARBY — For the second year in a row a Delaware County music teacher has been named a finalist for the Grammy’s highest honor for music teachers.
HAVERFORD — They say the wheels of justice turn slowly. Some people had forgotten the brouhaha and lengthy court battle over billboards coming to at 600 and 658 Lancaster Ave. and 1157 and 2040 West Chester Pike in Haverford that began a decade ago. But now it’s back.
UPPER DARB Y— Township council is looking to retain the services of a municipal collections and audit agency to try to reap all of the business privilege mercantile taxes owed to the township.
MEDIA COURTHOUSE — Clifton Heights Borough and the Upper Darby School District have agreed to participate in at least five sessions of non-binding mediation to work out their intergovernmental dispute about building a new middle school in the borough.
MEDIA — The solid Democratic Delaware County Council met for more than two hours Wednesday and already began making changes by scheduling nightly meetings, live streaming meetings and setting hours during the week to make themselves available to the public and to county employees.
UPPER DARBY— The hiring of new administrative leaders and at least one new council member in Upper Darby Township sparked the first Republican reaction to Democratic rule.
UPPER DARBY — Two months after claiming four of five contested races, Democrats took their seats Monday night to start a historic new chapter in Upper Darby Township.
MEDIA COURTHOUSE — Democrats officially took control of county government Monday morning with the swearing in of Dr. Monica Taylor, Christine Reuther and Elaine Paul Schaefer, who joined incumbent Democrats Kevin Madden and Brian Zidek on the five-member county council.
HAVERFORD — Area communities are continuing to fight against the intrusion of billboards. Two upcoming community meetings - Jan. 9 and Jan. 14 - are on tap to let people know about possible billboards in Haverford and some that would impinge on Lower Merion.
UPPER DARBY — By tip-off time Saturday afternoon, 26 people, many of them adults, including two uniformed security guards, did their best to populate the stands adorned with banners for “Upper Darby students.”
MEDIA COURTHOUSE — It was standing room only Friday morning in the John V. Diggins Ceremonial Courtroom, where four new faces joined the Delaware County Court of Common Pleas in a historic swearing-in ceremony often fraught with emotion and never lacking for applause.
UPPER DARBY — Filling a vacancy on council will be one of the first actions of the new Democratic-majority of Upper Darby Township Council after it reorganizes on Monday night.
HAVERFORD — Township police are looking for three suspects in connection with an armed robbery and assault at a business on New Year's Eve in which the owner and his family tied up and terrorized.
COLLINGDALE — The first Democratic black woman to be elected mayor in Collingdale’s history is functioning in the red when it comes to paying taxes to the borough she chose to lead.
MEDIA — Delaware County Council unanimously approved hiring McGrath Human Resources Group for $102,452 to perform a compensation study of county and court employees with a goal to begin implementing parts of that study by the end of 2020.