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January 2012 Blog Posts (11)

That noise last night

Was anyone else amazed, concerned, and stunned by how loud the fireworks from the casino were last night?  With no idea what it was, I went outside to try to figure it out... finally found out (NOT the end of the word: no sirens).  I cannot imagine how loud it must have been at the site.  A friend in Glenolden could hear…


Added by Rebecca Clemmer on January 30, 2012 at 7:30am — 6 Comments

Resident praised for Ridley Park's Sound Barriers

If you haven't driven through Ridley Park lately or been on Stewart Avenue at Exit 8 on I-95, then you'll be glad to know that the sound barriers there are finally being built after decades of false promises and delayed starts. 

In his January 24, 2012 State of the Borough Address before Council and RP residents on live television, Ridley Park Mayor Hank Eberly…


Added by Howard McCoy on January 29, 2012 at 6:30pm — No Comments

Ridley Park Reorganization Challenged

At Ridley Park Borough Council meeting Jan. 24, Barbara Ormsby of the DelCo Times was present when councilor Sue Murtha challenged the legality of the reorganization of council that took place four weeks ago by claiming that…


Added by RidleyParkOnline on January 28, 2012 at 6:57am — 3 Comments

Ridley Park Police accepting applications for Citizen's Police

The Ridley Park Police Department is now accepting applications for the Citizen Police Academy. The academy is for citizens to get an insiders perspective of police work. You will learn about the many aspects of Criminal Justice, from the officer on the beat, to how the court handles offenders, to community policing, and everywhere else in between.…

Added by Marc Hanly on January 26, 2012 at 7:00pm — No Comments

Glance and Grab burgleries could be coming to Ridley Park

According to Ridley Park Police Chief Tom Byrne, glance and grab burglaries could be coming to Ridley Park any night.  The new-style, middle of the night home break-ins last only seconds and have been plaguing three communities north or Ridley Park along Chester…


Added by Howard McCoy on January 25, 2012 at 11:00am — 10 Comments

Stuart Gormon MD leaves Taylor for Cooper in Camden

Stuart L Gordon MD, the jovial orthopedic surgeon and one-time co-chief of Orthopedics at Taylor Hospital has left Taylor and…


Added by Howard McCoy on January 23, 2012 at 8:00pm — No Comments

Ridley Twp snake deal goes bad; culpret slithers away

Last year, police in Delaware County dealt with a runaway cow, a drug-dealer's alligator and a Vietnamese micro potbellied pig named "Steve" that made national headlines.

Yesterday, it was ball python snakes. Twenty of them.

Cops in Ridley Township were searching last night for a gunman who they believe shot a Doylestown man in the Woodlyn Shopping Center during a $12,600 snake deal gone wrong.

Police say the victim, who was in stable condition at Crozer-Chester Medical…


Added by RidleyParkOnline on January 23, 2012 at 7:25am — No Comments

Wikipedia:SOPA initiative/Learn more

As a community of authors, editors, photographers, and programmers, we invite everyone to share and build upon our work.

The Wikipedia blackout is over — and you have spoken.

More than 162 million people saw our message asking if you could imagine a world without free knowledge. You said no. You shut down Congress’s switchboards. You melted their servers. Your voice was loud and strong. Millions of people have spoken in defense of a free and open Internet.



Added by Charles Luyt on January 21, 2012 at 2:46pm — 3 Comments


It is time for $45.00 Friday's NEW CLIENTS ONLY

Added by Comfort Zone Massage on January 9, 2012 at 12:00pm — No Comments

Seismic activity in Ridey Park after council reorganization

There was no official earthquake recorded in Ridley Park last night, but based on the shake-up on Borough Council, we had significant seismic activity in the vicinity of Borough Hall.

After the official swearing in by Judge Jack Lippart, the voting occurred and Bob Berger was reappointed to his second, two-year, term as President of Borough Council.  As his…


Added by RidleyParkOnline on January 7, 2012 at 1:00pm — 2 Comments

Ridley Park's St Madeline's misses the axe

In news that was gratifying to Ridley Park parents and saddening for parents in Norwood, the blue ribbon panel hired by the Archdiocese of Philadelphia, recommended that St. Gabriel in Norwood will close and students will merge with St. Madeline/St. Rose.  Since 1961 Catholic school enrollment in the Philadelphia region…


Added by RidleyParkOnline on January 6, 2012 at 5:24pm — No Comments

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