Friday Sep 12
New City Council bills focus on housing affordability, zoning remapping
Councilman Kenyatta Johnson introduced a bill Thursday morning that would extend access to the city's Longtime Owner Occupants Program to people who live in government-subsidized housing. Previously, the program, which limits how much a property tax bill can rise in a single year for qualified homeowners, was unavailable to owners who've already received a tax abatement of some kind.
Friday Sep 12
Delran woman wins ABC's 'The Quest'
Lina Carollo of Delran, winner of ABC's "The Quest." a competition show set in a medieval fantasy world.
Wed Sep 10, 2014
9/10/2014 - New Study Confirms that Landscaping is a Wise Investment
According to a recent survey from Houzz, more than half of U.S. homeowners plan to remodel within the next two years to add value to their homes however, it's not what's inside that matters most. A study by RealEstate.com suggests that landscaping and Hardscaping can deliver a whopping return on investment as high as 150 percent - an ROI that puts it ahead of popular home improvement projects like kitchen or bathroom updates.
University City Review
Notes on Music
Choral Arts Philadelphia opens its new season on Sept. 10 with a pay-what-you-wish concert of selected songs by Purcell, J.S. Bach's Orchestral Suite No.
Delco trolley fest marks 10th year
DARBY The 10th annual OcTrolleyFest, which this year will include guided tours and scarecrow-making, is scheduled for Oct. 11. The festival is aimed at encouraging residents and visitors to use SEPTA's trolley system, and coordinators John and Jan Haigis are encouraging participants to buy SEPTA one-day passes at the Darby or 69th Street Stations. Morning and afternoon guided tours of Media, Penn's Landing, City Hall, the Woodlands, and other historic areas will be available.
Mon Sep 08, 2014
Average, Median Up on Day 1 of Keeneland Sale
Darley representative John Ferguson signed for the sale-topping filly, a dark bay or brown Pennsylvania-bred that Eaton Sales consigned on behalf of breeder Brushwood Stable. The 13-day auction in Lexington, Ky., opened with a decline in gross sales after 10 fewer horses sold compared with last year's corresponding session, but average and median both went up--median by a strong 22.5%.
Delco Wellness Fair is set for Sept. 17
MEDIA Delaware County is scheduled to host its fourth annual free Wellness Fair for the public on Sept. 17 at the Government Center, 201 W. Front St., Media, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., officials announced.
Sat Sep 06, 2014
Granite Run Mall To Host Back To School Supply Drive
A back to school supply drive is being held today from at the Granite Run Mall in Media, Delaware County from 11 a.m.- 3 p.m. and all of the classroom items are all going to a good cause. "We can give them out to students who suffer unfortunately in economic need and we can provide that for them."
Fri Aug 29, 2014
Line Cook - Wayside Market
Seeking an experienced line cook for high volume work in deli, grill, sandwiches, salads, pizza and catering.
Celebrate the Harvest season at local Apple Festivals
The Fall season is soon approaching and your family is probably looking forward to enjoying all the tasty seasonal foods.
Wed Aug 27, 2014
Jonathan B. Weir, 72, retired Daily News copy editor
I T DIDN'T TAKE a whole lot to make Jon Weir happy: his wife's spaghetti-and-meatballs dinner, a souvenir hat from a sporting event, a stroll along State Street in Media, watching his children play sports, a bike ride on the Ocean City boardwalk.
Tue Aug 26, 2014
Defense contractor pleads guilty to $1.2M fraud of government
A Delaware County defense contractor pleaded guilty to defrauding the government out of $1.2 million in connection to his firm supplying parts for Chinook helicopters.
Mon Aug 25, 2014
Computed Tomographic Angiography and Cerebral Blood Volume Can...
From the Interventional Neuroradiology Section, Department of Medical Imaging-Diagnostic and Division of Neurology, Department of Medicine , The Ottawa Hospital, Ottawa Hospital Research Institute , University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada.
Fri Aug 22, 2014
Police seek missing Delco man
Pennsylvania State Police are asking for the public's help in locating a mentally challenged Delaware County man who has been missing since Wednesday.
Wed Aug 20, 2014
Editorial: Time running out for Pa. property tax reform
One year and five months: That's how long property tax reform has been stalled in the Pennsylvania Senate Finance Committee, reports PA Independent, an online news service that covers state government.
The Washington Post
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Tue Aug 19, 2014
Accused "Mom from Hell" sentenced
In July, a small boy bravely walked into the Upper Darby Policing Station located on Long Lane in Upper Darby and proceeded to tell the authorities there that his mom had beaten him with a belt then her fists for not doing his chores.
Lew's Picks for FringeArts 2014
The subjective nature of preview lists is automatically suspect because I firmly believe it is impossible to know anything concrete about a performance until you see it.
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.
Sat Aug 16, 2014
New York Post
How banning gambling can save Atlantic City
It's time for one last-ditch effort to save Atlantic City. They've tried everything else, so why not this one: Make gambling illegal.