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Delaware County Republicans endorsed Mary McFall Hopper for Sheriff in the May Primary Election. Mary is regulatory counsel for Aqua America and a lifetime resident of Ridley Park. On the other side, McFall will likely face-off against endorsed Democras Rocco Polidoro. Polidoro heads the Springfield…Continue
Added by RidleyParkOnline on February 26, 2013 at 9:00am — No Comments
In her annual report to Ridley Park Council Feb. 19, library director Mary Alice Walsh said 27,000 items were circulated by the library in 2012, including 1,700 new materials added throughout the course of the year. There are more than 3,700 members with more than 200 new members added last year.
Continuing on with statistics, Walsh said more than 3,300 internet sessions were…
Added by RidleyParkOnline on February 25, 2013 at 8:00am — No Comments
Did anyone get the Borough's official calendar deliverd to their home? Seems that the calendars came to the borough in January, but the promise by Paul Matus and Bob Berger that they would be delivered to all residents did not happen. I did receive my copy of the Ridley News Calendar though. Paul brought a motion to Council…Continue
On Thursday February 21, 2013 a small energetic group of residents gathered at Borough Hall to re-ignite the recently dormant Ridley Park Historical Society. Our Secretary and Treasurer Ellie Hays coined the phrase about being "history" during the meeting. Many ideas and suggestions about how we can educate residents about the history of Ridley Park were discussed. Our homes seemed to be a logical place to start. Many of our treasured homes have been torn down for…Continue
I'm not going to get all critical, but I was not aware that our community is conducting a survey for future planning purposes. It is due March 15, and can be found here:
or in case that doesn't work go to www.ridleyparkborough.org, click on Surveys in the box on the left. The first link…Continue
To leave the fountain at Ridley Park Lake in the water during the winter, or take it out and put it in storage until warmer weather? That is the question members of Ridley Park borough council are mulling over.
At council's Feb.19 meeting, Ridley Park Councilman Jared Brennan said he thinks it is preferable to remove the fountain during the winter to…
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Two retail theft suspects are in custody facing a long list of charges after leading police in Springfield, Morton, Prospect Park, Ridley Township and Ridley Park on a high-speed chase that ended in the arrest of two suspects with no injuries…
In a world where people can do almost anything at the touch of a button; shop, communicate, do research, publish a blog, and transfer money, Gavin Newsom, the lieutenant governor of California, argues that today’s government is stuck in the last century while—in both the private sector and our personal…Continue
Added by RidleyParkOnline on February 16, 2013 at 7:41am — No Comments
Lunch will be served at 1:00PM in the Ridley High School cafeteria immediately followed by entertainment by Ridley High School…Continue
Ridley Drama Group is currently in production of the Cole Porter musical, Anything Goes. They are currently in need of quite a few full length gowns for their production. If anyone has a bridesmaid dress, prom dress, or full length gown in tan, champagne, cream, white, pale pink, or pale yellow, and wishes to donate to a great cause, RDG would be so appreciative!
Just drop your donation off at the high school to the attention of Christina McGovern. Attach your name and…Continue
St James Regional Catholic School in Ridley Park participated in a "Minute to Win It" competition last week as part of their Catholic Schools Week celebration.
The first competition was called A Bit Dicey where contestants balanced a popcicle stick in their mouths and stacked six dice on the end of it in a minute.
The second competition was "Face the Cookie" where the contestants moved a cookie from their forehead to their mouth without using their…
Added by RidleyParkOnline on February 3, 2013 at 12:31pm — No Comments
This year, the RPAC Softball Program, is offering an opportunity to local businesses to become Team and / or Division Sponsors. Your company’s contribution will be targeted exclusively to lower the growing costs of the clubs 200+ softball players, enabling them…Continue
Added by RidleyParkOnline on February 2, 2013 at 12:30pm — No Comments
According to Pennsylvanian groundhog Punxsutawney Phil Ridley Parkers and should expect an early Spring this year.
When Pennsylvania's preeminent groundhog emerged from his home this morning at Gobbler's Knob he did not see his shadow. According to the legend that began in southeastern…
Added by Howard McCoy on February 2, 2013 at 11:08am — No Comments