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Saturday | NBC Philadelphia

Gas Odor Alarms DelCo, MontCo Residents

The PECO Energy Company has received hundreds of calls Saturday from residents in Delaware and Montgomery counties about a gas odor in the area.

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Related Topix: Montgomery County, PA

Fri Aug 29, 2014

MyFoxPhilly

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The conditions they're living in are terrible, and it was the act of one person who's getting them the attention they need.

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Related Topix: Philadelphia, PA

CBS Local

Philly Man Arrested For Allegedly Filming Up A Woman's Skirt In Local Supermarket

Police in Radnor, Delaware County say a Philadelphia man is behind bars charged with filming up a woman's skirt inside a local supermarket last week.

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Related Topix: Philadelphia, PA

Thu Aug 28, 2014

CBS Local

Taxes Will Be Prime Issue In PA Governor Race

Pennsylvania Republicans are turning up the heat on Democrat Gubernatorial candidate Tom Wolf to cough up his personal and corporate income tax returns.

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Related Topix: Tax

Philly.com

Delco summit on risky teen behavior is set for Sept. 8

SPRINGFIELD Delaware County is scheduled to host a summit on risky teen behavior just in time for the start of school.

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Related Topix: University of Florida

Wed Aug 27, 2014

NBC Philadelphia

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.

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law, Chester, PA

Philly.com

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.

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Related Topix: Brookhaven, PA, Chester, PA

Philly.com

Controversial Swarthmore construction begins

The project will result in traffic changes along Route 320, and the inn will bring the first liquor license to an otherwise-dry Delaware County borough.

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Related Topix: Swarthmore, PA, Swarthmore College

Philly.com

Gretchen S. Vare, 60, admissions director

Gretchen S. Vare, 60, of Wayne, whose love of children led her to become admissions director at a Quaker school in Delaware County, died Monday, Aug. 18, of cancer at Lankenau Hospital.

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Related Topix: Newtown Square, PA, Juniata College

Philly.com

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.

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Related Topix: Media, PA, Saint Joseph's University, Philadelphia, PA, Upper Darby, PA

Tue Aug 26, 2014

The York Daily Record

Scholarship program aims to help middle-income students

Legislators and experts gathered at York College Tuesday to discuss the implementation of the Ready to Succeed Scholarship program administered by the Pennsylvania Higher Education Assistance Agency.

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Related Topix: York College

NBC Philadelphia

Nation's Oldest Library in Danger of Closing

The oldest public library in the country, located in Delaware County, is in danger of closing.

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Related Topix: Darby, PA

Business Journal

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.

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Related Topix: Media, PA, Folcroft, PA, Philadelphia, PA

Mon Aug 25, 2014

CBS Local

Police: Bullet Lands Inches From Where Toddler Was Sleeping In Darby Borough

Police in Darby Borough, Delaware County are investigating a shooting Sunday night in which a bullet landed just inches from where a three-year-old child was sleeping.

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Related Topix: Darby, PA

CBS Local

Cops: Intoxicated Man Let Nephew, 8, Steer Moving Car In Upper Darby

An intoxicated man said "he did nothing wrong" and was "only letting the kids go for a drive" when he allowed his eight-year-old nephew to steer a moving a car, investigators in Delaware County said.

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Related Topix: Upper Darby, PA, Darby, PA

NBC Philadelphia

Near Miss: Stray Bullet and Baby's Crib

Police in Delaware County want to know who fired the bullet that landed just inches from a baby's crib Sunday night.

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Related Topix: Darby, PA

Sun Aug 24, 2014

Philly.com

Delco district at ground zero in state Senate battle

John Kane, a plumbers' union leader and Democrat running for state Senate, was knocking on doors on both sides of Thorndale Road in Aldan, Delaware County, hustling on a hot Sunday afternoon.

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Related Topix: US News, US Governors, Tom Corbett, Springfield, PA, Healthcare Law, Law

Fri Aug 22, 2014

PennLive.com

Meet the Pennsylvanians falling through Obamacare's cracks: Elizabeth Stelle and John R. Bouder

By Elizabeth Stelle and John R. Bouder Mark Ferkler is a Delaware County resident in his mid-30s.

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Related Topix: Pennsylvania, Health Insurance, Health, Medicine, Berks County, PA, Opinion

Philly.com

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.

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Related Topix: Media, PA

Thu Aug 21, 2014

NBC Philadelphia

7-Year-Old Girl to Take Stand in Abduction, Rape Case

A 7-year-old girl, who was abducted from her Philadelphia school and brutally raped last year, will testify in court against the woman accused of carrying out the acts against her, prosecutors say.

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law

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