Thursday Aug 28
New York Daily News
Vietnamese drug gang dumped bodies in Philadelphia river: cops
Two brothers were loaned $100,000 to buy drugs, but spent it all at a Chester, Pennsylvania casino before being abducted by a Philadelphia drug lords.
Thursday Aug 28
Announces Fall Broadcast Schedule
With the first full weekend of the 2014-15 season set to begin, the Patriot League announced on Thursday a fall broadcast schedule that includes more than 350 games on either television or the free online Patriot League Network.
Wed Aug 27, 2014
Woman Sentenced Under Law Inspired by Slain Officer
A Delaware County woman is one of the first people in the state sentenced under a recent law inspired by a police officer who was killed in the line of duty.
Delco man gets prison for identity theft
A Delaware County man was sentenced in federal court Wednesday to 51 months in prison for stealing the identities of hospital patients to aid a tax-fraud scheme, federal prosecutors said.
Mon Aug 25, 2014
Scranton looks to insurance to cover firefighting costs
Financially troubled and on the lookout for new money, Scranton plans to seek reimbursement from insurance companies to recover some of the costs of fighting fires and responding to traffic accidents.
Member News Digest
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Thu Aug 21, 2014
Cape Cod Times
Jobless claims decline more than forecast last week
Fewer Americans than forecast applied for unemployment benefits last week, a sign the U.S. job market is making progress as the world's largest economy grows.
Wed Aug 20, 2014
Pedestrian-friendly crossing plan floated for Hamilton Boulevard
"Wow! I never thought it could look like this." That's a remark designers envision pedestrians, motorists and business owners making upon seeing a plan to make the Hamilton Boulevard corridor between Cedar Crest Boulevard and Route 309 more pedestrian-crossing friendly in South Whitehall Township.
Mon Aug 18, 2014
The Jersey Journal
Glassboro police nab man in vehicle stolen from Media, Pa.
GLASSBORO - A man wearing shorts and a trench coat was arrested for driving a stolen car early Monday at the Wawa Food Market on Route 47 at New Street.
Sun Aug 17, 2014
Positively Philadelphia: Young People Volunteering
Some 37,000 teens and pre-teens from all over the country were nominated for the Kohl's Cares scholarship program , and several from our area won regional awards for their volunteer efforts.
Wed Aug 13, 2014
Philly Hosting Democratic Convention Site Visit
Hundreds of people including local politicians have turned out in Philadelphia to greet representatives of the Democratic National Committee considering the city as a possible site of their 2016 convention.
Philip Balderston and Partners Announce the Sale of Chester Pennsylvania's Hillside Manor
The 216 unit garden-style apartment complex spread over 8 acres in a self-contained community was acquired in March, 2012 for , Balderston commented "although we have a strong acquisition and long-term hold bias, it was time to monetize the asset and the sale produced superior returns on equity for our investors."
Man Accused of Carjacking Chester Mayor's Wife Arraigned
Jasper Moy will be in court Wednesday to face charges that he carjacked Deena Linder, the wife of Chester mayor John Linder, in their own driveway back in May. The man accused of carjacking the wife of a Delaware County mayor at gunpoint was formally arraigned Wednesday on multiple charges.
Tue Aug 12, 2014
Paraplegic Man Pushes Himself Out Second Story Window During Chester Fire
A fire broke out inside a Delaware County apartment complex on Tuesday night. The fire started after 7 o'clock Tuesday night at the Buckman Apartments located at 1000 Meadow Lane in Chester, Pa.
Chester's new trash complex stirs debate
Along a riverfront that was once one of the nation's most important industrial centers, Chester has become an important center for something else - waste treatment plants.
Sat Aug 09, 2014
Atheist says no to public prayer at town meeting.
Tracey Jones, local atheist and resident in Chester PA, made it clear that he did not approve of a Christian prayer being given at the opening of the meeting.
Tue Aug 05, 2014
Developers Start $22M Project in Chester County, PA
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Power Home Remodeling Group expansion into Detroit expected to create about 100 jobs
Schiller on Monday told the Philadelphia Inquirer the Chester, Penn.-based company opened a Detroit location because of its current economic situation.
How to get more out of your defined-benefit plan
Kenn Tacchino is a professor of taxation and financial planning at Widener University in Chester, Pa.
Sat Aug 02, 2014