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Ridley Park Online • the digital news network of Ridley Park, PA 19078, USA

We are Ridley Parkers preserving the history of Ridley Park on the Internet and creating a modern voice for the residents of Ridley Park PA, 19078, USA.

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Howard McCoy and Parkergirl are now friends
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Linda Shockley commented on V's status
"@Parkergirl: I'll look on the deed books online & see who owns it. @Pj: if you believe that calling the borough office will accomplish anything, you haven't been paying attention."
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Parkergirl commented on V's status
"I believe that's the house V is talking about.  I drove past it today and it had lawn signs out front for low prices for tax services. Not exactly what you want to see on your entrance into RP from Stewart Avenue."
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Richard O'Brien's The Rocky Horror Show (7th Annual) at The Barnstormers

October 30, 2014 from 8pm to 10pm
Yes it's back wilder and crazier. Live and Uncensored! Richard O'Briens THE ROCKY HORROR SHOW at The Barnstormers All seats $18. Prop bags $5. Get your tickets now. Don't wait. Tickets are going fast with already over 400 sold. 10/24 @ 8PM, 10/25@7PM and 11/1 @8PM SOLD OUT!!! Tickets still available 10/25 @ Midnight 10/30 @ 8pm 10/31@ midnight.  BYOB.See More
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An End to Dangerous Chemical contacts at Ridley Park's Lake

Former Ridley Park Borough Council member Jeanne Frantz took present Council Member Jim Glenn to task over the absence of warning signs when human-dangerous herbicides are sprayed at The Lake to control invasive weeds along the shore line. At the October 21st Council Meeting Frantz told Glenn that the public needs to be warned about dangerous herbicides by…See More
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"Of course I didn't pay that much, but then I had a one-BR apartment that would fit at least three times into the typical house.  I didn't get an accounting from my landlords about how much of my rent went to pay the real estate taxes…"
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"HB 76 is a fair tax proposal, where we all pay the same rate to fund our schools. When you rented did you have a 7,000 dollar school tax bill?"
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"I have had it to the gills with this misunderstanding about renters not paying taxes.  I was a renter for 20 years.  RENTERS DO TOO PAY TAXES!!!! Rental properties are taxed.  Do you think the landlord pays those taxes out of his own…"
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"Editor: you feature Dom P, who won't move HB 76, which rescues homeowners from the real estate tax burden that we all have. And note renters do not pay school tax an fill our schools. Why don't you get his comments or solutions rather than…"
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1 Ridley Park's hires new K-9 officer

Ridley Park's hires new K-9 officer

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2 Ridley Lake Needs Your Voice

Ridley Lake Needs Your Voice

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3 Master Redeveloper

Master Redeveloper

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4 The Unchecked Bonnie and Clyde of Ridley Park Borough

The Unchecked Bonnie and Clyde of Ridley Park Borough

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An End to Dangerous Chemical contacts at Ridley Park's Lake

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6 Happy Halloween from RidleyParkOnline's editor

Happy Halloween from RidleyParkOnline's editor

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7 Code Enforcement - "Arrogant, Ignorant, impossible to work with"-- add to Financial Problems for RP

Code Enforcement - "Arrogant, Ignorant, impossible to work with"-- add to Financial Problems for RP

Added by Jared Brennan on October 18, 2014

8 Special Borough Council Meeting Oct 20, 2014

Special Borough Council Meeting Oct 20, 2014

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Ridley Park On The Silver Screen

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An End to Dangerous Chemical contacts at Ridley Park's Lake

Posted by RidleyParkOnline on October 28, 2014 at 9:30am 4 Comments

Former Ridley Park Borough Council member Jeanne Frantz took present Council Member Jim Glenn to task over the absence of warning signs when human-dangerous herbicides are sprayed at The Lake to control invasive weeds along the shore line.



At the October 21st Council Meeting Frantz told Glenn that the public needs to be warned about…

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SCHOOL PROPERTY TAX INDEPENDENCE ACT Pennsylvania HB-76 Pennsylvania SB-76

Posted by tim devabey on October 26, 2014 at 12:02pm 1 Comment

October 26, 2014

 

School Property Tax Independence Act

Pennsylvania HB-76

Pennsylvania SB-76

"No Tax Should Have the Power to Leave You Homeless"

 

 

86 Citizens' Groups throughout Pennsylvania are working to have Legislation passed which will end forever the burden of private property taxed for School District funding.  

 

I attended a…

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Ridley Park Fire Company - Answering the Call

Posted by RidleyParkOnline on October 24, 2014 at 9:00am 0 Comments

The Ridley Park Fire Company (RPFD) protects more than 8000 residents and employees in Ridley Park Borough. Through mutual aid assignments, RPFD also provides fire suppression and rescue services to our…

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Taylor Hospice is Recruiting Volunteers

Posted by RidleyParkOnline on October 22, 2014 at 9:30am 0 Comments

Taylor Hospice is recruiting volunteers who are interested in playing an active role in helping to provide comfort and support to our terminally ill patients and their families.

Volunteers may visit patients at their homes, in the community, in nursing facilities or at the Taylor Hospice Residence. Companionship, active listening, running small errands, baking cookies, reading, playing cards, watching TV or a movie or sharing other interests or hobbies are just a few of the…

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Code Enforcement - "Arrogant, Ignorant, impossible to work with"-- add to Financial Problems for RP

Posted by Jared Brennan on October 18, 2014 at 9:08am 4 Comments

Have been personally hearing from contractors and receiving phone calls about Anthony Tartaglia Commonwealth Code Enforcement who handles the Ridley Park Borough Code Enforcement.

The emphatic and consistent words used to describe the borough's newly hired Code Enforcement subcontractor are, " arrogant, ignorant, impossible to work with, never shows up for scheduled times to inspect.  Doesn't return phone calls, then shows up with an attitude when a follow up phone call is…

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Canine without a Contract and DelCo SWAT Competition

Posted by RidleyParkOnline on October 17, 2014 at 7:00am 3 Comments

For the second year, Delaware County’s Special Weapons and Tactics (SWAT) will participate in a challenge and training event, which is designed to test the physical, technical and decision making skills required in critical operations. And for the second time this month, Ridley Park's unofficial new police canine hits the news as a done-deal for Ridley Park without an official vote by Borough Council.

At October's Ridley Park Borough Council Workshop meeting Borough Council…

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Special Borough Council Meeting Oct 20, 2014

Posted by RidleyParkOnline on October 17, 2014 at 6:38am 3 Comments

A Special Council meeting will take place on Monday, October 20, 2014 at 7:00 pm at the Borough Hall, 105 East Ward Street, for the specific purposes of 1) holding a final determination hearing In Re: Heart and Lung Hearing for Officer Theodore Woolery; and 2) addressing any other personnel matters which may come before Council for discussion and/or action.

All persons wishing to be heard may appear before Council at the Borough of Ridley Park.…

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Ridley Education Foundation grants

Posted by RidleyParkOnline on October 15, 2014 at 6:30pm 0 Comments

The Ridley Education Foundation recently presented a total of $16,130 in new and renewal grants to teachers in the Ridley School District. The grants fund programs proposed by teachers that are not covered in the school district budget. Funds are raised privately by the foundation. The story is by Barbara Ormsbyfor the…

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Missed Romance at the Ridley Park WaWa

Posted by RidleyParkOnline on October 13, 2014 at 9:30am 2 Comments

There are perfect romantic moments when the excitement clouds our brain and we forget what to do next. I found this romantic faux pas on Craigslist where a 45 years old gentleman is looking for his WaWa interests.

"You were having trouble w the gas pump at Ridley Park Wawa. Blonde, perfect teeth, beautiful smile. You were in a Kia and asked me how to operate the pump handle, and I didn't ask…

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Ridley Park's hires new K-9 officer

Posted by RidleyParkOnline on October 11, 2014 at 8:00am 19 Comments

Despite repeated declines by Borough Council a few years back, Ridley Park's Police Chief is back in the news after training and hiring a new K-9 police dog for Ridley Park's Police Department. 

The sixteen-month-old tail wagging new…

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