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March 2015 Blog Posts (9)

INVEST 530,000 to SAVE 294 ?

Any good design, like any good planning decision for the real world, must include cost-benefit considerations. 


Several years ago the RP Shade Tree Commission submitted to RP Borough Council a plan to plant a double row of trees--an allee--from the foot bridge at Ridley Park Lake, across "the island," straight up the slope along the fence to Glenloch Road.  At the time, Council told the STC to hold off until after construction of the new pathway they had planned, and then…


Added by tim devabey on March 31, 2015 at 2:08pm — 11 Comments

March Borough Council Meeting; copper wire thefts, Pot holes,

At March's Borough Council meeting, Cpl. John Morris of Ridley Park Police Department (RPPD) said that two vacant houses have been broken into and stripped of copper pipe and copper wire.  Corporal Morris urged residents to call 911 if they notice anything suspicious.  Corporal Morris is Acting Chief of Police for Ridley Park during the absence of Ridley Park's Acting Police Chief Mark Bascelli. The Council Meeting is reported by…


Added by RidleyParkOnline on March 23, 2015 at 1:35pm — 6 Comments

Code enforcement public forum April 29, public invited

Councilor Glenn announced at March 17 council meeting that there will be a public forum on Code Permit Regulations and Ridley Park Code Enforcement. The date is April 29. The Borough's Code Enforcement Officer A. Tartagalia and some of his staff are to be there to answer residents questions.  

I hope we residents can get some questions answered about the terrible reputation Ridley Park is getting among area contractors about our code enforcement practices. 

Added by Nina on March 18, 2015 at 1:30pm — 22 Comments

Finally Spring is Coming!!!!

I don't know about you, but I am really anxious to get into the garden.  So are the rabbits and squirrels.  

In the fall, I planted over 200 bulbs in a small area, (about a 6' oval).  Bulbs to bloom all thru the spring. Had to cover them with a mesh covering to keep the squirrels out.  They were digging them up almost as fast as I planted them.  (Even though I…


Added by Jml on March 17, 2015 at 8:57am — 1 Comment

Ridley Park Democratic Committee Endorses Borough Council Candidates

The Ridley Park Democratic Committee has endorsed Mike Gale, Maripat King, and Jared Brennan (shown left to right) as 2015 candidates for Ridley Park Borough Council. All three grew up in Ridley Park…

Added by RidleyParkOnline on March 16, 2015 at 4:41pm — 2 Comments

2015 Ridley Park Borough Elections

The Election Board in Media has the following candidates listed for the Ridley Park 2015 Election. Republicans for the office of Borough Council: Jim Glenn, Paul Mattus, and Holly O'Mahoney.  Democrats for the office of Borough Council are Jared Brennan, Mike Gale, Maripat King,

Added by Howard McCoy on March 13, 2015 at 4:42pm — 2 Comments

Fios turns off The Weather Channel and Weather Scan

Subscribers to Verizon FiOS® in Ridley Park can say siaranara (おやすみ) to The Weather Channel and Weather Scan. Verizon’s agreements to carry The Weather Channel and Weather Scan expired and they were not renewed. Good bye Jimbo

Today, Verizon launched the new AccuWeather Network, which is available on FiOS® TV on channel 119/619 (HD) and free the FiOS® Mobile App.  Verizon will also provide the FiOS TV "WeatherBug" on FiOS® TV channel 49  replacing Weather Scan. …


Added by Howard McCoy on March 10, 2015 at 11:30am — 1 Comment

Ridley Park Council Deflects Questions about Absent Police Chief

At February's Borough Council meeting Borough Council members continued to field questions and deflect answers regarding the absence of a Police Chief in Ridley Park. Since January, Acting Police Chief Mark Bascelli has been on using his own earned time off for "medical leave."  Council President Berger told …


Added by RidleyParkOnline on March 5, 2015 at 3:18pm — 16 Comments

Winter Storm Warning, 6"-12" snow Wed/Thur, March 4-5, 2015

The National Weather Service in Mount Holly Nj has issued a …


Added by RidleyParkOnline on March 4, 2015 at 12:30pm — 1 Comment

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