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30 min ago |

Home sellers don't have to tell buyers about murders, other...

Pennsylvania Supreme Court justice J. Michael Eakin. Read Eakin's profile. Sellers of properties where horrific events - such as murders - have occurred do not have a legal obligation to tell prospective buyers about those tragedies, the state Supreme Court has determined.


Related Topix: Real Estate, Mortgage, Foreclosures, Personal Finance

4 hrs ago |

Cops: Drunk falls out of moving constable van

A man who received his third driving under the influence offense Sunday morning for causing a three-car collision in Upper Darby found himself on the road again that evening when he fell out of a moving constable's van that was transporting him to prison, police said.


Related Topix: Upper Darby, PA

5 hrs ago | CBS Local

Delco SPCA Partners With Local Stage Company To Pitch Pet Adoptions

Animal advocates are getting creative, taking to the stage as they spread the message to adopt rather than shop for a family pet.


Related Topix: Upper Darby, PA, Darby, PA, Drexel Hill, PA

9 hrs ago |

Some Wegmans fruit recalled

Delta Air Lines ' subsidiary Monroe Energy L.L.C. has signed a five-year agreement with a Texas-based company, Bridger L.L.C. , to receive 65,000 barrels of domestic crude a day at its oil refinery in Trainer, Delaware County.


Related Topix: Life, Fruits, Food, Trainer, PA, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA

Mon Jul 21, 2014

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Report criticizes state's longwall mining regulations

Pennsylvania's review and permitting of new longwall coal mining operations is based on incomplete application data and as a result doesn't protect the state's water resources and air quality, according to a report released today by the Citizens Coal Council.


Burmont Road to Be Closed for Water Main Replacement

The following was provided to Patch by PennDOT: Aqua Pennsylvania will close Burmont Road weekdays between U.S. Route 1 and Steele Road in Haverford Township, Delaware County, starting Monday, July 28 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., for water main replacement, the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation on Monday announced.


Delta: More crude oil to Trainer refinery

Delta Air Lines' subsidiary Monroe Energy L.L.C. has signed a five-year agreement with a Texas-based company, Bridger L.L.C., to receive 65,000 barrels of domestic crude a day at its oil refinery in Trainer, Delaware County.


Related Topix: Trainer, PA

CBS Local

Wawa Plans Replacement For Its Original 'Store #1,' in Folsom, Pa.

The first Wawa store, which opened for business in 1964, in Delaware County, will be closing to make way for a new one, just up the road.


Related Topix: Folsom, PA

Op/Ed: Se Gop leaders back Corbett on pension fight

Editors Note: This op-ed was submitted by Patricia Poprik, Chair of the Bucks County Republican Committee; Valentino DiGiorgio, Chair of the Republican Committee of Chester County; Andrew Reilly, Chair of the Delaware County Republican Committee; Mike Vereb, Chair of the Montgomery County Republican Committee; and John Taylor, Chair of the ... (more)


Related Topix: Pension, Personal Finance, US News, Montgomery County, PA, Pennsylvania, US Governors, Tom Corbett, Opinion

Wawa to close first store opened 50 years ago

Wawa plans to close the very first convenience store opened by the chain in suburban Philadelphia a half-century ago.


Sun Jul 20, 2014

NBC Philadelphia

Even in Summer, Pothole Repair Work Continues

Old Man Winter may be long gone, but his impact is still being felt throughout the region.


Related Topix: Weather, US Governors, Tom Corbett, Montgomery County, PA, Chester County, PA, Bucks County, PA

New regulatory unit aimed at shady contractors

The form asked if he'd ever been convicted of fraud, theft, or deception. Did he commit crimes as a home-improvement contractor? Were civil judgments filed against him? Bucks County roofer Steve Dunner wrote "no" to each question on the Pennsylvania contractor registration form.


Related Topix: Home, Home Improvement, Bucks County, PA, Criminal Defense Law, Law

Darby to hold hearing on demolishing 250-year-old house

The 250-year-old Woodmount house is a local treasure situated on a lot once owned by William Penn, according to a historical group.


Related Topix: Darby, PA

Sat Jul 19, 2014

Erie Times News

Why Pa. needs prescription drug database: Guest Voice of Deb Beck and Rep. Joe Hackett

Please hear our plea. I am Deb Beck, a longtime drug and alcohol addiction treatment clinician, now president of the Drug and Alcohol Service Providers Organization of Pennsylvania.


Related Topix: Drugs, Pennsylvania, Pennsylvania Government

Fri Jul 18, 2014

Maureen McMurdo-Chapman, 69, operations manager

Maureen H. McMurdo-Chapman, 69, of Chalfont, Bucks County, died Thursday, July 10, at Abington Memorial Hospital of injuries she suffered in a car accident.


Related Topix: Chalfont, PA, Bucks County, PA, Sharon Hill, PA, New Britain, PA

Thu Jul 17, 2014

The Pike County Courier

Not your typical Quilter's Guild

If you hear the words quilting guild and your mind conjures up a group of traditional looking grandma type ladies sitting in a circle sewing around a quilt, you are not alone and not even close to what the Milford Valley Quilters Guild is all about.


Related Topix: Life, Quilting, Tafton, PA, Entertainment

Haverford Township decides to hire ambulance service

Breaking a tradition that dates to the 1950s, Haverford Township will discontinue using ambulance services provided by two volunteer fire companies and will contract with the University of Pennsylvania Health Systems for emergency medical services.


Related Topix: University of Pennsylvania, Haverford, PA, Narberth, PA

Chesco center helped veterans find housing

WEST CHESTER More than 100 veterans in Chester County are no longer homeless after a tri-county push to find permanent housing for veterans.


Related Topix: Chester County, PA, Montgomery County, PA, Coatesville, PA

Wed Jul 16, 2014

West Nile found in more mosquitoes here

The West Nile virus has been discovered in more mosquitoes in the region, Pennsylvania officials reported Wednesday, but thus far the season appears to be off to a relatively mild start.


Related Topix: West Nile Virus, Health, Pennsylvania, Bucks County, PA, Chester, PA, Montgomery County, PA

New trial ordered for convicted police officer

A Pennsylvania appeals court has ordered a new trial for a veteran Philadelphia police officer convicted of false arrest, ruling that the trial judge's questioning of witnesses prejudiced the jury.


Related Topix: Philadelphia, PA