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Unthinkable victory as Democrats swept every county race

Unthinkable - Democrats swept every county race Tuesday.  They win a 5-0 majority on county council.  Delco's citizens appointed the first Democrat Common Pleas judges and the first African-American and Muslim judge in the county's history. The Fraternal Order of Police, Lodge #27 was another historical first…


Added by RidleyParkOnline on November 6, 2019 at 12:13pm — No Comments

Traffic Lights

Does anyone know why the lights at Dupont and Swarthmore and Hetzel and Chester Pike are now on timers?

They used to be trip lights and there were no problems. Why the change?

Added by John Graf on May 2, 2019 at 11:56am — 1 Comment

Does it matter how I vote? I think so!


If you want to completely eliminate school property taxes then you are urged to vote for the PRO 76 Candidates indicated below. Take notice none of the candidates have political party labels. That's because…


Added by tim devabey on October 13, 2018 at 3:15pm — 1 Comment

Is Your School District Hoarding Cash?

Does your School District maintain a "slush fund" in addition to operating expenses?


Added by tim devabey on July 16, 2018 at 2:29pm — 4 Comments

Can anyone recommend a HS math tutor for the summer?

Hi guys! My friend, who lives near Leedom elementary, has a son who is going into 10th grade, and would appreciate some extra math help over the summer. Any suggestions? Thank you in advance!


Added by Inna Leonov-Kenny on June 12, 2018 at 1:25pm — 1 Comment

Parking lot in RP Business district is posted

The parking lot on the corner of Swarthmore ave. & Hinckley Ave is now posted. This parking lot is private parking for tenants of Center Park Apartments & office tenants & their clients using the Harper Building. Illegal parked cars will be towed. The lot is posted with signs.

Added by Kenneth Harper on June 1, 2018 at 10:08am — No Comments

Ridley Park Air Quality Monitoring

We’re attuned to hearing stories about polluted water, land, and air when someone sounds the alarm about visible pollution we can see with our naked eyes. Like smog, an oil spill, or smoke from a fire when we see it we know it there.   For others, it's more dramatic and visual pollution isn't always needed for a harmful to health reaction. Insidious pollutants and unseen…


Added by Howard McCoy on April 23, 2018 at 4:00pm — No Comments

Miccarelli withdraws from Pennsylvania primary - not seeking re-election

Five-term incumbent State Rep. Nick Miccarelli, R-162 of Ridley Park announced he is withdrawing from the Pennsylvania primary race and not seeking re-election to the House. (see full story)

“After much personal reflection and consultation with my family, staff and legislative colleagues, I have decided today to remove my name from the ballot for re-election to the…


Added by RidleyParkOnline on April 18, 2018 at 9:29am — 7 Comments

Thank You Voters of Ridley Park

Thank you to everyone that came out to vote in the election on Tuesday. What started out as a beautiful fall day in our borough turned to truly nasty weather by the time the polls closed. (Special thanks to my sister, shown below, who braved the worst of the weather with me.)

While the result wasn't a win myself or most of democrat team, I am deeply grateful to each of the 950 people that voted for me. I wish my opponent, Jim Glenn, great success in his new role on council. I…


Added by Michael S. Taddei on November 9, 2017 at 11:30am — No Comments

2017 Ridley Park General Election Results

Tax Collector    4 Year Term  Ridley Park Borough
Democrat A22 NO CANDIDATE  
Republican B22 Richard SNYDER…

Added by RidleyParkOnline on November 8, 2017 at 7:00am — 4 Comments

Ridley Park Residents Petition State Representative and County Sheriff for Explanations

On Friday, November 3rd, a political attack ad was sent to residents of Ridley Park Borough accusing candidate Dane Collins of being an “Alt-Right Republican.” This attack included pictures of the candidates young daughter in multiple locations.

We are calling for an immediate explanation of this unfortunate decision by PA State Representative Nick Miccarelli (162nd Legislative District) and Sheriff Mary McFall Hopper (Delaware County, PA). In addition to her role as Sheriff,…


Added by Parkergirl on November 5, 2017 at 12:00pm — 4 Comments

Ex-Ridley Park Councilman choosen Ambassador to Norway

Former Ridley Park Borough councilman Kenneth J. Braithwaite has been chosen ambassador to Norway....Congratulations.

As the Navy’s Vice Chief of Information Rear Adm. (ret) Kenneth J. Braithwaite served as the principal Navy Reserve liaison and advisor to the Chief of Information having responsibility for formulating strategic communications counsel to the…


Added by RidleyParkOnline on November 4, 2017 at 8:18am — No Comments

Miccarelli Lies and These are Facts

In response to State Representative Miccarelli's recent letter to all Ridley Park residents I want to say; "Mr. Miccarelli, stop meddling in Ridley Park Politics and do what you were supposed to be doing as our State Representative! Start securing monies for your constituents and stop taking credit for the sound barriers."

Nick, you continue to hide the Auditor's Report of the Borough's Budget that Ridley Park continues to overspend over a quarter of a millions dollars…


Added by Jared Brennan on November 2, 2017 at 9:00pm — 10 Comments

"The Pot Calling the Kettle Black" - Low ball Ridley Park politics

I just received the Republican attack advertisement in my mail over the weekend - I’m not surprised.   I’m not surprised how low the Ridley Park Republicans will go in their attempt to stop the residents of Ridley Park from voting for councilors who are United for Ridley Park. 

"United for Ridley Park" is a collection of both Democrat and Republican residents who want to end the deception and strong-arm politics that have been running Ridley Park for far too many years. …


Added by Jared Brennan on October 27, 2017 at 8:30pm — 10 Comments

Wanted Again: Ridley Park Borough Manager...again, again

Not too long ago Ridley Park Borough was looking for another Borough Manager - once again the Borough is in the business of looking for another Borough Manager.

After a few short months the current Borough Manager, Kevin Tobias added his name to a growing list of Ex-Borough Managers of Ridley Park.

In his resignation letter to Borough Council,…


Added by Howard McCoy on October 20, 2017 at 6:30pm — 1 Comment

Bagged Recycle Material no longer accepted in Ridley Park Borough

Ridley Park Borough residents are no longer able to have bagged recycle material picked up at the curbside.  Recycle materials instead must be placed into recycle cans, recycle bins, or clearly marked recycle-trash cans free of debris, rubbish and trash.

The Borough's recycle hauler, B & L Disposal Services, 411 W Oak Ln, Glenolden, PA 19036, 484.326.9774,…


Added by Howard McCoy on October 5, 2017 at 9:30am — 11 Comments

Harper Building in RPBD

Harper buiding in the business district had some problems with the water getting in between the outside material and the block wall. It was decided to get the this problem corrected this summer. The Harper Real Estate company has relocated to Chadds Ford, & the law firm AdamsKerney LLC have taken the first floor. The Harper building wasn't sold.

Added by Kenneth Harper on September 5, 2017 at 12:32pm — No Comments

Ridley Park Redevelopment Meeting

Tentative Date for meeting to discuss a Ridley Park Downtown Redevelopment Plan is scheduled for Wednesday, September 6 @ 7pm. Location will be the first floor of Borough Hall. This meeting will be open to all residents of Ridley Park, please share with friends and family. More information to follow.

Added by Dan Broadhurst on July 13, 2017 at 8:02pm — No Comments

Primary Election Results for Ridley Park Borough for May 2017

Here are the Primary Election Results for Ridley Park Borough for May 2017.

First number = Ridley Park Borough Results

Second number is Delaware County Voter Results


Justice Of The Supreme Court     

Democrat    A1    Dwayne Woodruff,      244      24,869,

Write In 59

Republican B1    Sallie Mundy,               422    24,858,

Write In 31


Judge Of The Supreme Court     

Democrat    A2  …


Added by RidleyParkOnline on May 22, 2017 at 2:00pm — No Comments

Election results?

Does anyone know the election results?

Added by Linda Shockley on May 17, 2017 at 4:46pm — 3 Comments

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