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March 2013 Blog Posts (9)

Double Decker takes Ridley Park flavor to Media

Soon Media Borough will be a fourth home to the "inside out," Double Decker Pizza's specialty. Double Decker Pizza, which first opened in 1976, will soon open a fourth location on Baltimore Avenue in Media, next to the vacant lot which was formerly the Media Inn.

The new restaurant is expected to open in May, if construction continues to stay on track. Construction is currently underway, including breaking through walls of what once were five different…


Added by RidleyParkOnline on March 27, 2013 at 12:21pm — 2 Comments

Easter Flower/bulb collections

Please don't throw out those Easter flowers! 

The borough has designated two areas for bulb collections.  One container will be just inside the borough hall door and the other will be at the public works yard near the gate.  We will use them to plant throughout the borough! 

Please don't throw out those Easter flowers!

Added by Rebekah Nash on March 26, 2013 at 12:30pm — 2 Comments

Ridley Park claims pooch pile-on and billing errors

At the March Borough Council meeting Councilman Jared Brennan said he has received telephone calls and e-mails from the Delaware County Animal Control about unpaid bills totaling $9,500.

“It’s to the point where they are talking about legal action,” Brennan said.

Berger said the borough was being charged for animals that are not from Ridley Park and…


Added by RidleyParkOnline on March 25, 2013 at 12:30pm — 3 Comments

Ridley Park claims ‘Classic Towns’ nomination

Council President Bob Berger had some exciting news to impart at a recent meeting.

“Ridley Park has been nominated as a Classic Town by the Delaware County Planning Department,” Berger told the audience in the council…


Added by RidleyParkOnline on March 25, 2013 at 11:06am — 4 Comments

Ridley Park Appoints New Police Chief

Flanked by children Nicholas, and Amanda, 21-year old twins, and Mark Jr., 24, and with borough manager Dawn Marie Human holding the Bible, Bascelli took the oath of office from Mayor Hank Eberle. Bascelli had been acting chief since the retirement last December of former chief Tom Byrne. Bascelli and Byrne were sworn in as borough police officers on the same day in…


Added by RidleyParkOnline on March 22, 2013 at 4:30pm — 10 Comments

Bringing People into the Borough: Phase 2

In response to the overwhelming interest to JML's post, Bringing People Into the Borough, JML and I met with the Borough Manager on Friday, March 15th to discuss how we can work with the Borough to improve our community and local downtown Business District.  We discussed the possibility of staging vacant storefronts to make more attractive to the community and possible new business owners, we suggested the creation of an informal group to maintain the flowerbeds in and around the downtown…


Added by Rebekah Nash on March 19, 2013 at 12:30pm — 14 Comments

Searching for William Nickel, a Ridley Park WW2 Veteran

I am looking for articles and information on a Ridley Park resident named William D Nickel. He was a highly decorated WW2 Veteran who died in October, 2004 at the age of 86 years.

I saw his veteran cap and military service medals on ebay years ago and I bought them. Just within the last several months I found Mr Nickels name and address in the leather hat…


Added by William Ferdi on March 18, 2013 at 2:30pm — 4 Comments

Graffiti vandals strike Rosemont Avenue Bridge

The Rosemont Avenue Bridge was defaced with black spray paint this week - again. The Borough's decades-old battle again aerosol spray painting on the bridge happens about four or five times a year.  The repaint and clean up every time is the Borough's financial responsibility.

This time the vandals were poorly skilled and poorly spelled and they didn't leave behind…


Added by Howard McCoy on March 8, 2013 at 12:00pm — 6 Comments

Ridley Park prepares for wet snow

After days of anticipation The National Weather Service in Mount Holly has issued a winter weather advisory in effect for Ridley Park from 4 pm this afternoon to 6 am tomorrow.

Normally, as we get closer to the event, confidence increases. However, this is one of those anomalous events where the models have a decent handle on the track of the storm however there is increased…


Added by RidleyParkOnline on March 6, 2013 at 7:29am — 1 Comment

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