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Sandy posted a status
"Who won the election between Dan and Dane?"
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tim devabey commented on Jared Brennan's blog post Miccarelli Lies and These are Facts
"@Linda Shockley, Funny how the "Right" half of the Candidates were falling over one another to take credit for the sound barriers.  I was at a meeting in the Borough Hall several years ago when Ron Raymond presented the idea of…"
Nov 12
Kenneth Harper posted a status
"Thanks to all of our veterans have a nice day."
Nov 11
Michael S. Taddei posted a blog post

Thank You Voters of Ridley Park

Thank you to everyone that came out to vote in the election on Tuesday. What started out as a beautiful fall day in our borough turned to truly nasty weather by the time the polls closed. (Special thanks to my sister, shown below, who braved the worst of the weather with me.)While the result wasn't a win myself or most of democrat team, I am deeply grateful to each of the 950 people that voted for me. I wish my opponent, Jim Glenn, great success in his new role on council. I hope that many of…See More
Nov 9
Linda Shockley commented on RidleyParkOnline's blog post 2017 Ridley Park General Election Results
"I should make it clear, I'm not complaining about a Dem being majority inspector, it just seems wrong that the 4th is short one inspector and for the next four years the JOE will have to have a "curbside" election. I also don't…"
Nov 9
Dump Trump posted a status
"Congrats to Dane or Dan - whomever gets the nod. Six/seven frigging votes!"
Nov 8
Dump Trump posted a status
"Election - to bad RP spit the bit + went with the same old tired leadership dependent on the machine. Totally embarrassing +shortsighted."
Nov 8
Linda Shockley commented on RidleyParkOnline's blog post 2017 Ridley Park General Election Results
"I see that once again, whoever is responsible for placing people on the ballot for the Republicans has dropped the ball, no one for Inspector of Election was nominated, just the one for Democrats. So once again, the Democrat will be Majority…"
Nov 8
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RidleyParkOnline commented on RidleyParkOnline's blog post 2017 Ridley Park General Election Results
"@Jim W. many many thanks for your correct observation. You are correct that my initial results were from the primary. The above rseults are correct thanks to Jim - again thanks"
Nov 8
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Jim Walls commented on RidleyParkOnline's blog post 2017 Ridley Park General Election Results
"These are the numbers from the May primaries, guys. Here are yesterday's numbers."
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2017 Ridley Park General Election Results

Tax Collector    4 Year Term Ridley Park Borough DemocratA22NO CANDIDATE  RepublicanB22Richard SNYDER1,388 GreenC22NO CANDIDATE  LibertarianD22NO CANDIDATE  Write In1 Mayor    4 Year Term Ridley Park Borough DemocratA24Linda SMITH886 RepublicanB24Hank EBERLE1,222 GreenC24NO CANDIDATE  LibertarianD24NO CANDIDATE  Write In  Council    4 Year Term       (Vote for not more than Four)Ridley Park Borough DemocratA26Dane COLLINS986DemocratA27Andrew FURMAN974DemocratA28Daniel…See More
Nov 8
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Concerned Residents

This group is for everyone that lives in Ridley Park and cares for the town.  If you can help make Ridley Park a better  place, you would do it.See More
Nov 7
Charlie Maurone posted a status
"Very heavy vote in Ridley Park...Vote Linda Smith for Mayor and the Dan Broadhurst Council Team..."
Nov 7
Charlie Maurone posted a status
"Vote the A Team Tuesday Ridley Park, A24 Linda Smith A26 Dane Collins A27 Andy Furman A28 Dan Broadhurst A29 Matt Stepanic A30 Mike Taddei"
Nov 6
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Concerned Residents

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Charlie Maurone posted a status
"Please vote on Tuesday, polls open 7 a.m. and close 8 p.m...Vote your choice..it is a General Election...Ridley Park is ready for change.."
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Thank You Voters of Ridley Park

Posted by Michael S. Taddei on November 9, 2017 at 11:30am 0 Comments

Thank you to everyone that came out to vote in the election on Tuesday. What started out as a beautiful fall day in our borough turned to truly nasty weather by the time the polls closed. (Special thanks to my sister, shown below, who braved the worst of the weather with me.)

While the result wasn't a win myself or most of democrat team, I am deeply grateful to each of the 950 people that voted for me. I wish my opponent, Jim Glenn, great success in his new role on council. I…

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2017 Ridley Park General Election Results

Posted by RidleyParkOnline on November 8, 2017 at 7:00am 4 Comments

Tax Collector    4 Year Term  Ridley Park Borough
 
Democrat A22 NO CANDIDATE  
 
Republican B22 Richard SNYDER…
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Ridley Park Residents Petition State Representative and County Sheriff for Explanations

Posted by Parkergirl on November 5, 2017 at 12:00pm 4 Comments

On Friday, November 3rd, a political attack ad was sent to residents of Ridley Park Borough accusing candidate Dane Collins of being an “Alt-Right Republican.” This attack included pictures of the candidates young daughter in multiple locations.

We are calling for an immediate explanation of this unfortunate decision by PA State Representative Nick Miccarelli (162nd Legislative District) and Sheriff Mary McFall Hopper (Delaware County, PA). In addition to her role as Sheriff,…

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Ex-Ridley Park Councilman choosen Ambassador to Norway

Posted by RidleyParkOnline on November 4, 2017 at 8:18am 0 Comments

Former Ridley Park Borough councilman Kenneth J. Braithwaite has been chosen ambassador to Norway....Congratulations.

As the Navy’s Vice Chief of Information Rear Adm. (ret) Kenneth J. Braithwaite served as the principal Navy Reserve liaison and advisor to the Chief of…

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Miccarelli Lies and These are Facts

Posted by Jared Brennan on November 2, 2017 at 9:00pm 7 Comments

In response to State Representative Miccarelli's recent letter to all Ridley Park residents I want to say; "Mr. Miccarelli, stop meddling in Ridley Park Politics and do what you were supposed to be doing as our State Representative! Start securing monies for your constituents and stop taking credit for the sound barriers."

Nick, you continue to hide the Auditor's Report of the Borough's Budget that Ridley Park continues to overspend over a quarter of a millions dollars…

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"The Pot Calling the Kettle Black" - Low ball Ridley Park politics

Posted by Jared Brennan on October 27, 2017 at 8:30pm 6 Comments

I just received the Republican attack advertisement in my mail over the weekend - I’m not surprised.   I’m not surprised how low the Ridley Park Republicans will go in their attempt to stop the residents of Ridley Park from voting for councilors who are United for Ridley Park. 

"United for Ridley Park" is a collection of both Democrat and Republican residents who want to end the deception and strong-arm politics that have been running Ridley Park for far too many years. …

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Parkers Before Party

Posted by Jim Butt on October 21, 2017 at 5:30am 8 Comments

When they say “Parker's before Party” what does it mean?

It’s about picking good, experienced, knowledgeable people to help manage our Borough, regardless of their political party affiliation.

It’s recognizing that being a Republican or a Democrat has little to do with whether your trash gets picked up reliably, if your street gets plowed in the winter, or if that bridge finally gets fixed.

It’s acknowledging that whether you…

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Wanted Again: Ridley Park Borough Manager...again, again

Posted by Howard McCoy on October 20, 2017 at 6:30pm 1 Comment

Not too long ago Ridley Park Borough was looking for another Borough Manager - once again the Borough is in the business of looking for another Borough Manager.

After a few short months the current Borough Manager, Kevin Tobias added his name to a growing list of Ex-Borough…

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Bagged Recycle Material no longer accepted in Ridley Park Borough

Posted by Howard McCoy on October 5, 2017 at 9:30am 12 Comments

Ridley Park Borough residents are no longer able to have bagged recycle material picked up at the curbside.  Recycle materials instead must be placed into recycle cans, recycle bins, or clearly marked recycle-trash cans free of debris, rubbish and trash.

The Borough's recycle hauler, B…

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Harper Building in RPBD

Posted by Kenneth Harper on September 5, 2017 at 12:32pm 0 Comments

Harper buiding in the business district had some problems with the water getting in between the outside material and the block wall. It was decided to get the this problem corrected this summer. The Harper Real Estate company has relocated to Chadds Ford, & the law firm AdamsKerney LLC have taken the first floor. The Harper building wasn't sold.


 



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