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At its January meeting, the Ridley School Board approved the Act 1 budget resolution for 2016-2017. This provides that the school district will not increase local property taxes in excess of the Act 1 Index. The Act 1 index is set by the PA Department of Education and it presently set at 3.1%.
"By passing this resolution, our school district will not be eligible to apply for Act 1 exceptions that would allow us to exceed the Index," district superintendent Lee Ann Wentzel told…
Delaware County students are invited to design a new logo for the 2016 Ridley Run. The Ridley Run is a 5K Race beginning at the Eastern Delaware County Community YMCA and ending at the Ridley High School.
The event benefits the Community YMCA’s (CYEDC) Annual Support Campaign and the Ridley Educational Foundation (REF). This is a community-wide family event with runners and walkers of all ages taking part in this fundraiser.
All entries must adhere to the following…
Added by RidleyParkOnline on January 26, 2016 at 9:00am — No Comments
Record daily maximum snowfall record set at Philadelphia International Airport near Ridley Park
A total of 19.4 inches of snow fell at the Philadelphia International Airport on Saturday, establishing a new record for the date. The previous record daily maximum snowfall for January 23 was 11.9 inches set in 1935.
It was the 5th greatest calendar day snowfall at Philadelphia with the top spot being held by the 27.6 inches of snow that fell on January 7,…Continue
Added by Howard McCoy on January 25, 2016 at 11:00am — No Comments
Some reminders about safety through the storm:
If you have wires down and/or lose power (and let's all hope it doesn't happen!), call PECO's emergency number 1-800-841-4141 and stay away from any wires that are sparking, arcing, hanging, or on the ground.
While enjoying your fireplaces or using space heaters, please don't forget about carbon monoxide. Our last three calls for CO in Ridley Park have turned out to be real emergencies with high levels of CO in the…Continue
Added by Ridley Park Fire Company on January 22, 2016 at 6:40pm — No Comments
After a major snowfall, the members of RPFD will go throughout the borough digging out hydrants to make sure…Continue
Added by Ridley Park Fire Company on January 22, 2016 at 6:03pm — No Comments
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Since the Christmas tree recycling project was initialted by Bob Berger in 2009, it's been an annual part of Ridley Park's effort to go green.
Used Christmas trees…Continue
Added by RidleyParkOnline on January 2, 2016 at 10:33am — No Comments