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1 hr ago | Patch.com
A $5.8 million project to repair and resurface nearly 5 miles of Route 3 in Delaware County began Monday, Sept. 15, the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation said.
3 hrs ago | Philly.com
The Keystone Research Center is here to confirm what we already know, that a greater percentage of folks here are poor, even as more wealth flows to the upper class than ever before. The report found that since the late 1970s, the middle-class that was more than 70 percent of Delco plunged to just barely 40 percent, while in Philly it dropped from 63 percent to just 43 percent.
6 hrs ago | CBS Local
A 7th grader at Ridley Park Middle School says a man driving a white van snatched her off the street while she was walking to school alone. "She said that an African American male in a white van drove up to her and physically took her and put her in the back of the van."
12 hrs ago | PennLive.com
Folks from Philly and Pittsburgh may see their cities a bit differently. However, they - like most Americans - are less likely to think about the rest of the state.
The Pennsylvania Legislature gaveled back in for its pre-election voting session Monday, but most of the first day's work was about laying foundations for potential action in the weeks to come. In the Senate, members were invited to a fact-finding session with various experts intended to answer any lingering concerns or questions about Lebanon County Sen. Mike Folmer's proposal to legalize forms of marijuana for medicinal uses.
On September 27th at 8:30pm and September 28th at 12:00pm, the SomaticMovers modern dance company is taking over Square One Coffee in Philadelphia to share their spins and kicks of caffeine. For a $10 donation, audience members can enjoy a show filled to the brim with movement, smiles and caffeinated trances.
Supporters raise signs during a rally in support of a bill to legalize medical marijuana on the steps of the state Capitol building in Harrisburg on Sept. 15. The earliest the bill could pass its next step, the Senate Appropriations Committee, is next Monday, according to Scott Sikorski, legislative director for committee chair Sen. Jake Corman.
The embattled Republican governor and his Democratic challenger are waging a war of numbers to say nothing of big-money television ads over education funding. Wolf, the York businessman, continues to hammer away at what has been a constant criticism of the governor, that he slashed $1 billion from education funding via the austere budgets of his first term.
Steven Almond, a former Sunday school teacher and deacon at Middletown Presbyterian Church in Media, is due in court for sentencing after pleading guilty back in June to child pornography charges. A judge Monday will sentence a Delaware County Sunday school teacher who pleaded guilty earlier this year to child pornography charges.
The office's roots date to colonial times, and critics nowadays say the position is about as relevant as minutemen or muskets. Six Bucks constables - elected and armed court officers paid to serve warrants, transport prisoners, and handle other duties - averaged more than $100,000 in pay annually the last two years, eclipsing salaries of the judges they work for and even the county commissioners, according to an Inquirer review of records.
He worked as a Police Officer for Radnor Police Department for the past 9 year where he was part of the Motorcycle Unit and Traffic Safety Unit. He was a member of the Delaware County FOP Lodge #27 and the Delaware County Emerald Society.
Motorists will face weeknight and weekend lane closures and delays over the next week when traveling on Interstate 476 in Delaware and Montgomery counties for the resurfacing of deteriorated pavement, the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation said Friday. Weather permitting, crews will repave areas of northbound and southbound I-476 from just south of the Route 3 Interchange to the Interstate 76 Interchange.
Registered nurses at Crozer-Chester Medical Center have voted to hold a two-day strike at the Delaware County medical center, beginning 7 a.m. on Sept. 21, to protest what they say are the hospital's unfair labor practices and ongoing bad faith bargaining.
Updated: Tue Sep 16, 2014 09:36 pm
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