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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…

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Added by Michael S. Taddei on November 9, 2017 at 11:30am — No Comments

2017 Ridley Park General Election Results

Tax Collector    4 Year Term  Ridley Park Borough
 
Democrat A22 NO CANDIDATE  
 
Republican B22 Richard SNYDER…
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Added by RidleyParkOnline on November 8, 2017 at 7:00am — 4 Comments

Ridley Park Residents Petition State Representative and County Sheriff for Explanations

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

Ex-Ridley Park Councilman choosen Ambassador to Norway

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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Added by RidleyParkOnline on November 4, 2017 at 8:18am — No Comments

Miccarelli Lies and These are Facts

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

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

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

Parkers Before Party

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

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

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

Bagged Recycle Material no longer accepted in Ridley Park Borough

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

Harper Building in RPBD

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.

Added by Kenneth Harper on September 5, 2017 at 12:32pm — No Comments

Ridley Park Redevelopment Meeting

Tentative Date for meeting to discuss a Ridley Park Downtown Redevelopment Plan is scheduled for Wednesday, September 6 @ 7pm. Location will be the first floor of Borough Hall. This meeting will be open to all residents of Ridley Park, please share with friends and family. More information to follow.

Added by Dan Broadhurst on July 13, 2017 at 8:02pm — No Comments

Primary Election Results for Ridley Park Borough for May 2017

Here are the Primary Election Results for Ridley Park Borough for May 2017.

First number = Ridley Park Borough Results

Second number is Delaware County Voter Results

 

Justice Of The Supreme Court     

Democrat    A1    Dwayne Woodruff,      244      24,869,

Write In 59

Republican B1    Sallie Mundy,               422    24,858,

Write In 31

 

Judge Of The Supreme Court     

Democrat    A2  …

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Added by RidleyParkOnline on May 22, 2017 at 2:00pm — No Comments

Election results?

Does anyone know the election results?

Added by Linda Shockley on May 17, 2017 at 4:46pm — 3 Comments

Running stop signs near Ridley Middle School.

Just want to bring this safety issue to the attention of parents that there are people running the stop signs. They aren't driving slow either, doing 25mph or better. RPPD is aware of this. Also PSP have been notified about this.

Added by Kenneth Harper on May 5, 2017 at 1:47pm — 8 Comments

Delco Times Article Regarding Dwindling Number of Volunteer Firefighters

Volunteer Firefighters Needed

RPFD is always seeking volunteers.  To join, stop by the station before 7:00pm on Thursday nights, or stop up when you hear the siren.  You can also visit the "join us" section of our website, www.rpfd.com.

We pay for all training and fire gear.  All we ask from you is your time.…

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Added by Ridley Park Fire Company on April 29, 2017 at 5:44pm — No Comments

Nick Miccarelli Scared about November already

I saw the below post on Nick's Facebook page and when I replied to it, he had it deleted and removed.  So here is my reply that Nick didn't want you to see:

"Some councilors" on council as Nick proclaims:  Dan Broadhurst, Mike Gale, and myself voted for the 2017 budget, but what we wanted the residents to know was that there are concerns that are red flags to our "non- political" opinions. We never said the finances are in bad shape.  We know when we are borrowing from one…

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Added by Jared Brennan on April 25, 2017 at 5:30pm — 3 Comments

Foxes and cats

Please don't let your cats run loose at night. Twice in the past two weeks I have heard cats crying and howling and later saw a fox in the area of Kenny St. and East Ridley Ave. Around one AM. The fox had not caught anything. But it is disturbing.........

Added by Mark on April 11, 2017 at 1:37am — No Comments

Foxes and cats

Please don't let your cats run loose at night. Twice in the past two weeks I have heard cats crying and howling and later saw a fox in the area of Kenny St. and East Ridley Ave. Around one AM. The fox had not cought any thing. But it is disturbing.........

Added by Mark on April 11, 2017 at 1:26am — 2 Comments

GATEWAY TO RIDLEY PARK BOROUGH?

As I recall, a few years ago Borough Council revised Codes and hired a Code Enforcement team so that, as President Berger stated "now we can move on these properties." This meant the Borough has capability to correct "code violations" involving private properties, and Berger intended to make it happen.  That was then; this is now...

Check out the accompanying photo.  This is the first thing one sees as one enters the Borough on Swarthmore Ave.

How many "Code Violations"…

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Added by tim devabey on April 4, 2017 at 11:53am — 1 Comment

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