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Greg Fox commented on Kenneth Harper's blog post Running stop signs near Ridley Middle School.
"I noticed this problem when I moved here eleven years ago.  Then Council President  Joe Yorke asked PennDot to monitor the situation, but the best they could offer were the words "STOP" painted in the street and warning signs…"
Dec 8
tim devabey commented on RidleyParkOnline's blog post Miccarelli withdraws from Pennsylvania primary - not seeking re-election
"Mary Hopper is running on the Republican Party ticket to fill our State Representative seat vacated by Nick Miccarelli. I have received several campaign fliers from the State Republican Party in Harrisburg bragging that Mary…"
Oct 29
richardvolander posted a status
"when was the last time the silt basin was dredged? 2009?"
Oct 20
tim devabey commented on tim devabey's blog post Does it matter how I vote? I think so!
"Pennsylvania Taxpayers Cyber Coalition There is more than enough stupidity to go around on both major party candidates.... Delaware County Senator Tom McGarrigle is now echoing State Representative hopeful Mary Hopper in stating their position to…"
Oct 16
tim devabey posted a blog post

Does it matter how I vote? I think so!

https://www.protectmainstreetpa.org/the-vote.html?fbclid=IwAR0d0dOk_9essnMttlMs8MLpbGVOxOxl2-VK5oHR9xoV7w3SMqaS0dT78N0If 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 the issue of school property taxation is…See More
Oct 15
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Oct 2
tim devabey replied to tim devabey's discussion BOROUGH TALL TREES DISAPPEARING
"Greg,  Do you mean that you "assume" the public property was sold off?"
Aug 18
Greg Fox replied to tim devabey's discussion BOROUGH TALL TREES DISAPPEARING
"I I think most people would assume they were part of the tree removal deal. "
Aug 18
tim devabey replied to tim devabey's discussion BOROUGH TALL TREES DISAPPEARING
"Greg,  How about an answer to the question "who benefitted from the more than a dozen mature trees harvested from Eastlake Park a few years ago?""
Aug 18
tim devabey commented on RidleyParkOnline's blog post Ridley Park Real Estate Home Values
"August 18, 2018...Just looking through the RPOL "archives."  Found this interesting article on RP property values.  Do you know Delco is currently re-assessing all of the properties in Delaware County, and the project is…"
Aug 18
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Aug 17
Greg Fox replied to tim devabey's discussion BOROUGH TALL TREES DISAPPEARING
"When I moved into the borough ten years ago, firewood, from fallen trees, was readily available at the highway dept. parking lot. Why not anymore?"
Aug 16
Stephanie Tomlinson is now a member of Ridley Park Online
Aug 14
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Kenneth Harper commented on tim devabey's blog post Is Your School District Hoarding Cash?
"Tim, School districts need to have some funds set aside. I am not saying it needs to be a hoard of cash."
Aug 4
tim devabey commented on tim devabey's blog post Is Your School District Hoarding Cash?
"Ken H., I don't understand your comment.  Are you saying that you think it is legal and ok for a school district in Pennsylvania to accumulate and hoard tax dollars in an amount exceeding the District's actual expenses to…"
Aug 1
Kenneth Harper commented on tim devabey's blog post Is Your School District Hoarding Cash?
"They must have some funds set aside."
Jul 31
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"What is the date for the 2018 Victorian Fair in Ridley Park? Thanks!"
Jul 23
tim devabey posted a blog post

Is Your School District Hoarding Cash?

Does your School District maintain a "slush fund" in addition to operating expenses?https://infogram.com/2015_16_school_district_reservesSee More
Jul 18

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Does it matter how I vote? I think so!

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

https://www.protectmainstreetpa.org/the-vote.html?fbclid=IwAR0d0dOk_9essnMttlMs8MLpbGVOxOxl2-VK5oHR9xoV7w3SMqaS0dT78N0

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…

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Is Your School District Hoarding Cash?

Posted by tim devabey on July 16, 2018 at 2:29pm 3 Comments

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

https://infogram.com/2015_16_school_district_reserves

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!

Inna

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…

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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…

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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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