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July 2012 Blog Posts (13)

Sellers Avenue Bridge update - Monday July 30 Daily Times Article

It was nice to see the story in the Daily Times on Monday july 30th about the Sellers Avenue Bridge and the Petition circulating around the business district.   Thank you to the business owners for their continued support to this petition.  To…

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Added by Jared Brennan on July 31, 2012 at 7:30pm — 3 Comments

Ridley Park's Bob Logan

I still miss his smiling face as he would hand me a few packets of sugar for my coffee in the Ridley Park 7-11. As Darmish would be making a fresh morning pot, Bob Logan was there. He had already walked his daily mile.



Retired from Sun Oil…

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Added by RidleyParkOnline on July 31, 2012 at 12:43pm — No Comments

Look out America! Here comes The Guards!

RPOL Member James Lincke of Ridley Park has fond memories of his days as a lifeguard at Ridley Park Swim Club. But instead of just talking about the good old days,  …

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Added by RidleyParkOnline on July 30, 2012 at 9:44am — No Comments

Ridley Parker wounded by BB gun blast

A Ridley Park Borough man was walking toward the Ridley Park Business District last Wednesday night when he was glanced in the neck by a BB, shot from a passing maroon Ford Contour occupied by two males, Reported Ridley Park Police Chief Tom Byrne in the DelCo Daily Times.

Police Chief Tom Byrne said the incident occurred at Swarthmore and Ridley avenues, about 10 p.m. The victim called 911 and responding officers put out a “be on the lookout” alert through county emergency…

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Added by RidleyParkOnline on July 30, 2012 at 9:32am — No Comments

Happy 30th Seniors!

Had the pleasure of attending the 30th Year celebration of the Seniors Group of Ridley Park.   Thank you Marie Nicolai and her hard working and supporting cast.  The picnic at the Corinthian Yacht Club was such a great time.   What a great group to hang out with.  Please come out and support or join the Seniors.  They are a hoot to be around. Very large crowd attended  Even some characters sat at our table...LOL  Thank you for having me as your guest, I truely appreciated the afternoon!…

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Added by Jared Brennan on July 26, 2012 at 9:43pm — No Comments

PennDot pushes, RP pushes back - Petitions circulating in the business district !

Please take a moment and read the letter and sign the petition in support to force PennDot and their architectural firm Ganett Flemming to re-evaluate the plans to replace the Sellers Avenue Bridge over the Amtrak railways.  We the business owners, residents, and patrons of Ridley Park want…

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Added by Jared Brennan on July 25, 2012 at 8:00pm — 7 Comments

A breath of fresh air in Ridley Park...

The weather cooled, the breezes blew, and it turned into a wonderful relief to be outdoors tonight.  We rode our bikes to the farmers market and scored both a watermelon and some delicious bean salad, then I rode around a bit before coming home.  People were out and about everywhere: riding bikes, blowing bubbles, practicing cheerleading, walking dogs...  it was so nice to feel able to BREATHE for the first time in days.

Added by Rebecca Clemmer on July 19, 2012 at 9:23pm — No Comments

Ridley Park's Cancelled July Council Meeting - Notifying residents of cancelling meeting.

Ridley Park's monthly meeting was canceled last night.  There needs to be a better way to give notice to our residents in our borough.  I understand quite a few residents came the borough hall last night to find locked doors & no notice on the door.  I also discovered two of our own council members didn't know the meeting was canceled.   Looking forward to hearing about how this happened at the next council meeting.  I think the council needs to work on this problem.

Added by Kenneth Harper on July 18, 2012 at 12:30pm — 15 Comments

Trashing the Borough and Business District

Just wanted to share a continuing and annoying problem with an ignorant property owner in Ridley Park.  Thursday after the Famer's Market I walked back to the business district via Sellers Avenue Bridge.  I glanced over at the embankment that Amtrak, Septa, and PECO jointly ventured with the borough to clean up and maintain (the overgrown trees and shrubs) over a year ago.  Now there is trash spewed all down the embankment behind the property along the railroad tracks that has the music…

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Added by Jared Brennan on July 16, 2012 at 11:35pm — 5 Comments

Missing dog - maybe the same as Folsom lost dog

Missing Dog.  A couple weeks ago I found a dog found sign in Folsom, now I see this. Wish I grab the number, not sure if it the same.
There is a $2000 REWARD for her safe return to our family. Last known location Moorestown, NJ, December 19, 2011. DISTINCT DARK FRECKLE ON HER LEFT NOSTRIL Do you know someone that adopted a beautiful pure bred female, spayed Yellow Labrador Retriever after Jan. 1, 2012?

Belle was last seen advertised as an adoptable dog named…
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Added by Paula on July 7, 2012 at 7:30am — No Comments

A note to the 2013 July 4th Committee

Guys, we NEED the games after the parade and the prizes.  They are a tradition, many people come with their kids just for this - heck we are big people and we stay around for the tug of war.

Yesterday you blew it: first by waiting too long to get anything started, then by not having a loudspeaker to…

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Added by Rebecca Clemmer on July 5, 2012 at 9:00pm — No Comments

July 4th Parade Info

July 4th Celebration

Ridley Park

Wednesday July 4, 2012

 

8:30 to 9:30 AM Parade Registration –Recreation Park at basketball courts – Barker Street

 

9:30 AM Parade forms on Park Street. Children are placed in their registered categories. (Those not registered may join the parade but are NOT eligible for prizes)

 

9:45 AM Judging begins

 

10:00 AM SHARP Parade begins (see map on reverse side)

 

11:00 AM Parade…

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Added by Kevin Pierce on July 3, 2012 at 8:45am — No Comments

Where should I start?

Hi!  I've been a resident of Ridley Park now for 6 years and have absolutely fallen in love with historic feel of the town.  I am interested in getting involved with the beautification of our downtown area or other areas like the tot lot.  Are there any committees can contact?  Where should I start? 

Added by Rebekah Nash on July 2, 2012 at 10:35am — 3 Comments

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