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.
The battle lines have been drawn in the 165th state House race, where incumbent Democrat Jen O'Mara will face a Republican challenger in her bid for a second term
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.
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.
SWARTHMORE — Council’s first legislative session agenda of 2020 was light, but not without importance. Mayor Marty Spiegel presented the State of the Borough Address.
SPRINGFIELD — The school district, through the Springfield Area Education Foundation, has approved three more naming-rights agreements totaling $240,000.
Members of Delaware County Council plan to meet with state officials in Harrisburg next week to discuss the process of establishing a health department.
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.
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.
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.
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.
MEDIA — The Delaware County Bar Association may have received a $35,000 grant from Delaware County Council but Democratic members were vocal about their opposition to "subsidizing" lawyers.
MORTON — Morton-Rutledge Fire Capt. Michael Malinowski dedicated his life to selflessly serving his community until his untimely death at age 40 earlier this month.
SPRINGFIELD — A former principal of the O’Leary Funeral Home and his girlfriend have been charged with conspiring to steal more than $860,000 in prepaid service funds laid out by families for their loved ones, according to a release from Delaware County District Attorney Katayoun Copeland.
For more than a century, Republicans have ruled Delaware County and overseen the operations and functions throughout every corner of the county.
SPRINGFIELD — Police serving a mental health warrant on a resident of the 300 block of East Springfield Road were fired upon - and returned fire, shooting the man Friday afternoon.
Wawa is taking a proactive approach to help customers who may have been affected by a months-long data breach this year that may have compromised credit card information used at any of the convenience store chain’s 850 locations up and down the East Coast.
One person was injured after a driver crashed into an orthodontic office building in the 100 block of South State Road in Springfield Township on Tuesday.
By Barbara OrmsbyTimes CorrespondentMORTON >> Council will adopt the 2020 budget at a special meeting set for 7 p.m. Thursday, with a possible real estate tax increase of .761 mills to meet
SPRINGFIELD – A man who was confronted by store employees for allegedly stealing baby formula tossed a car seat – with an infant still in it before running from the store, police said.
Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf has ordered the commonwealth flag on all commonwealth facilities, public buildings and grounds in Delaware County fly at half-staff to honor a fallen Delco firefighter.
Delaware County officials are looking to employ some new tools in tracking a mysterious petroleum smell that keeps popping up along the Delaware River and other potential hazards, Emergency Services Director Tim Boyce said Tuesday.
SPRINGFIELD — Common Pleas Court Judge Tony Scanlon launched the school board’s reorganization meeting by swearing in five directors. Jacqueline Guy had the privilege of taking the oath alone, being the only new board member.
MEDIA — It has no proposed tax increase - for now - and only one member of the public voiced concerns with the $358 million county budget being presented. But some county council members found issues of perceptual concern.
MEDIA COURTHOUSE — Delaware County District Attorney-Elect Jack Stollsteimer has reportedly fired 11 current prosecutors within the last two days, amounting to about 23 percent of the present staff of 47.
Of the thousands of shoppers out there all hours, nobody may have had more seasonal spirit than Lori Norbeck of Wallingford, Sophie Cunliffe of Aldan, Jodan Floyd of Aston and Amy Norbeck of Ridley Park.
Unofficial results from the Nov. 5 elections that posted some razor-thin wins throughout the county have held, according to the county Election Bureau.
SPRINGFIELD — Just a few days after Delaware County held the largest Veterans Day Parade in Pennsylvania, the county’s active and retired military came together and were honored again, this time at the Sixth Annual Delaware County Freedom Medal Award Dinner.
More than 800 people applied to participate in 12 working groups established as Delaware County Council prepares to become an all-Democratic governing body.
A package of bills involving reform for childhood sexual abuse statute of limitations reform now goes before Gov. Tom Wolf as the Pennsylvania House passed the measure Thursday. The state Senate passed it Wednesday.
SPRINGFIELD — The Springfield Police Department will be stepping up patrol efforts to crack down on motorists who bypass stopped school buses in the township.
State senators may consider legislation as early as today that could alter the Pennsylvania Constitution to broaden parameters for survivors of childhood sexual abuse to seek justice.
SPRINGFIELD — A large crowd jammed into the township comissioners meeting Tuesday night to castigate an elected official for what they believe was a sexist, misogynist social media post.
When voters picked Nusrat Rashid and Monica Taylor for victories Tuesday, they did more than select a judge and county councilwoman.
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.
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.
Jack Stollsteimer made history Tuesday by being the first Democrat elected to the District Attorney’s office in the history of Delaware County.
SPRINGFIELD — As the Springfield Township Republicans waited for the results of the Board of Commissioners races at the Springfield Country Club Tuesday night, they appeared tense and solemn.