Residents in the city of Chester see a window of opportunity to force Delaware County officials to cancel a contract with a controversial waste incineration company, or have the facility face stronger state regulations. Covanta Holding Corporation operates the waste-to-energy incinerator in Chester, which was cited in a 2019 study...
Delaware County is home to three towns that are among the places with the most expensive homes in Philadelphia metro area, according to a new ranking by Stacker. To compile the list, Stacker used the data from Zillow. Places are ranked based on the Zillow Home Values Index for all homes as of June 2021.
On a breezy weekday afternoon this month, Deb Ciamacca parked her SUV outside the home of a 64-year-old woman along a leafy street in Media, Delaware County. Neighbors’ lawn signs said “Keep Media Green” and touted Black Lives Matter. Ciamacca, a Democrat who ran unsuccessfully for the state House last year, and a friend walked up the driveway and approached the homeowner, a registered Republican, as she unloaded groceries from her trunk.
Five Delaware County towns are among the 50 best places to raise a family in Pennsylvania in 2021, according to a new report published by Niche.com. Niche.com determined the rankings based on the key factors that are meaningful for families. These include quality of local schools, safety, availability of affordable housing, and access to family amenities, among others.
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Recovery efforts following the wreckage of Hurricane Ida continue in the western part of Delaware County as state emergency officials visited this week and the disaster declaration was extended. Ida, which had downgraded from a hurricane to a tropical depression by the time it reached Delco, caused historic flooding along...
MEDIA, PA — The Delaware County announced its Mosquito-Borne Disease control program will conduct an Ultra Low Volume ULV mosquito adulticide spray in portions of Haverford/Havertown in Delaware County. Residential and recreational areas within this treatment area will be sprayed to control adult mosquitoes. This is a result of high trap counts and the identification of positive mosquito pools in the area.
I-95, I-476 Among State Highways Restricted Next Week for Resurfacing Operations in Philadelphia Region
KING OF PRUSSIA, PA — Interstate 95 and Interstate 476 are among several state highways to be restricted in Chester, Delaware, Montgomery, and Philadelphia counties for resurfacing operations, as a part of several projects to repair and resurface more than 200 miles of state highways across the five-county Philadelphia region, announced the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT).
DELAWARE COUNTY, PA — Interstate 95 motorists will encounter single and double lane closures in both directions next week at several locations between the Delaware state line and Route 420 (Wanamaker Avenue) for various construction activities under a project to rehabilitate pavement and repair 15 structures on more than 11 miles of the interstate in Lower Chichester, Upper Chichester, Chester, Ridley and Tinicum townships, the City of Chester and Upland and Ridley Park boroughs, Delaware County, announced the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT).
Image via fauxels at Pexel. Pennsylvania is one of the five best states for teachers, according to 2021 ranking recently released by WalletHub. To determine which states will provide educators with the best opportunities and teaching environments, WalletHub compared the 50 states and the District of Columbia based on 24 main indicators. Criteria included pupil-teacher ratios, average starting salaries, and teachers’ income growth potentials.
U.S. Marine Sgt. Michael Howard makes daily trips to the Delaware County Veterans Memorial in Newtown Square where he creates emotional TikTok videos to reach veterans struggling with suicidal thoughts to give them hope and support, writes Matteo Iadonisi for 6abc.com.
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Note: Due to the ever-changing coronavirus pandemic, check with your church to see schedules have changed since our deadline. Thank you All notices for church events and services must be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org by Wednesday at noon. We will not accept faxes or hard copies. Beverly Hills United Presbyterian Church:...
Respiratory Therapist at CHOP Balances Stress of Intensive Care Unit with Creative Work as a Filmmaker
Delaware County native Michael Duff, a Respiratory Therapist at CHOP, moonlights as a freelance photographer and filmmaker.Background image via the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia.
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Seven Delaware County public high schools are among the top 50 in Pennsylvania for 2022, according to a new ranking recently released by Niche. To determine the ranking for its 2022 Best Public High Schools in Pennsylvania list, Niche used a rigorous analysis of key statistics using data provided by the U.S. Department of Education and millions of reviews written by students and parents. The metrics used include SAT and ACT scores, college readiness, graduation scores, teacher quality, and high school ratings.
Over 70,000 Afghan evacuees are rebuilding their lives after having to flee the country, now under Taliban control. One military contractor struggled to make it out, until he got help from his high school English teacher in Delaware County. Now, just a few weeks after fleeing the country, the contractor...