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Howard McCoy replied to Kirby Jillson's discussion Verizon FIOS??
"UPDATED:  We've had Verizon Fios in Ridley ark for years and we've been a subscriber. See Verizon Fios for current deals for Ridley Park https://fios.verizon.com"
Jul 23
Howard McCoy commented on John Graf's blog post Traffic Lights
"I also dislike the times traffic lights. The traffic lights are state controlled by PennDot as Swarthmore and Chester Pike are PA state highways.  Traffic light prescriptions are issued for each light.  Repairs must follow the PennDot…"
May 3
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Traffic Lights

Does anyone know why the lights at Dupont and Swarthmore and Hetzel and Chester Pike are now on timers?They used to be trip lights and there were no problems. Why the change?See More
May 3
tim devabey commented on tim devabey's blog post Is Your School District Hoarding Cash?
"Ken Harper, I have some top-secret info to send you.  It didn't go through on your old email address. I guess it would be secure to post it on RPOL since no one will see it anyway.  What do you think? Regards, Tim "
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Traffic Lights

Posted by John Graf on May 2, 2019 at 11:56am 1 Comment

Does anyone know why the lights at Dupont and Swarthmore and Hetzel and Chester Pike are now on timers?

They used to be trip lights and there were no problems. Why the change?

Does it matter how I vote? I think so!

Posted by tim devabey on October 13, 2018 at 3:15pm 1 Comment


If you want to completely eliminate school property taxes then you are urged to vote for the PRO 76 Candidates indicated below. Take notice none of the candidates have political party labels. That's because…


Is Your School District Hoarding Cash?

Posted by tim devabey on July 16, 2018 at 2:29pm 4 Comments

Does your School District maintain a "slush fund" in addition to operating expenses?


Can anyone recommend a HS math tutor for the summer?

Posted by Inna Leonov-Kenny on June 12, 2018 at 1:25pm 1 Comment

Hi guys! My friend, who lives near Leedom elementary, has a son who is going into 10th grade, and would appreciate some extra math help over the summer. Any suggestions? Thank you in advance!


Parking lot in RP Business district is posted

Posted by Kenneth Harper on June 1, 2018 at 10:08am 0 Comments

The parking lot on the corner of Swarthmore ave. & Hinckley Ave is now posted. This parking lot is private parking for tenants of Center Park Apartments & office tenants & their clients using the Harper Building. Illegal parked cars will be towed. The lot is posted with signs.

Ridley Park Air Quality Monitoring

Posted by Howard McCoy on April 23, 2018 at 4:00pm 0 Comments

We’re attuned to hearing stories about polluted water, land, and air when someone sounds the alarm about visible pollution we can see with our naked eyes. Like smog, an oil spill, or smoke from a fire when we see it we know it there.   For others, it's more dramatic and visual pollution isn't always needed for a harmful to health reaction. Insidious pollutants and unseen…


Miccarelli withdraws from Pennsylvania primary - not seeking re-election

Posted by RidleyParkOnline on April 18, 2018 at 9:29am 7 Comments

Five-term incumbent State Rep. Nick Miccarelli, R-162 of Ridley Park announced he is withdrawing from the Pennsylvania primary race and not seeking re-election to the House. (see full story)

“After much personal reflection and consultation with my family, staff and legislative colleagues, I have decided today to remove my name from the ballot for re-election to the…


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…


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…

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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