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October 2009 Blog Posts (8)

Swine Flu & U, Part 2 - How to stay healthy

The precautions to avoid contracting the 2009 H1N1 virus are "Everyday precautions" everyone should practice to avoid the common cold and the seasonal flu.
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Wash your hands often and wash your hands… Continue

Added by RidleyParkOnline on October 31, 2009 at 10:30am — No Comments

Swine Flu and you, Part 1

If you don't know someone already with the 2009 H1N1 (swine flu) you will. The new virus spreading from person-to-person worldwide is spread mainly from inhaling droplets of the flu virus from someone with the flu who is coughing or sneezing. Otherwise, the only way you can become infected is by touching something with flu viruses on it, and then touching your… Continue

Added by RidleyParkOnline on October 30, 2009 at 2:24pm — No Comments


Chester City Republicans have a key campaign strategy. The strategy is NOT TO DEBATE with their contenders. Hmmmm... do I smell… Continue

Added by Desire Grover on October 22, 2009 at 9:51am — No Comments

Remembering Ridley

Remembering Ridley is a sentimental and lighthearted journey back to the picturesque little town of Ridley Park. The author, Therese Ungate lovingly reminisces about her uniquely American childhood memories set against the backdrop of the '50s and '60s. Humorous recollections of school days and national events will keep you entertained right up until you find yourself wiping away a… Continue

Added by RidleyParkOnline on October 15, 2009 at 1:00pm — No Comments

Ridley Parker's attacks lead DeSales U to VB victory

Thanks to the strong attacks of Ridley Park's Lauren Hickey the DeSales University volleyball team seized second place at the Freedom Conference on Wednesday, Oct 14, 2009 with a decisive 3-zip win over Florham University. Sophomore Lauren lead DeSales attacks scoring a team-high 10 kills and pumped out a .562 hitting percentage. Lauren is a management major and the daughter of Tom and Linda Hickey. Congratulations Lauren

Added by RidleyParkOnline on October 14, 2009 at 10:36pm — No Comments

Kitchen's really getting a workout this week!

My family and I took our annual trip out to Lancaster County on Monday, and came back with 93 pounds of apples! This may sound like a lot (and indeed it is), but it's actually the average amount we pick each year. Now the real work comes: transforming these beauties into applesauce, pie, and other goodies. I love it, even though it's a challenge to fit into my normal routine. The satisfaction of jars of canned applesauce is great, as are the smiles I see on the faces of those who eat and enjoy… Continue

Added by Rebecca Clemmer on October 14, 2009 at 9:27pm — No Comments

"Stop" finally painted at Dupont and Free

There ya go, it wasn't so hard. A stripe in the road and the word "stop" can go a long way to remind drivers of their civic duty to obey the laws of the state and borough. Thanks to the powers that be for doing this. I am not sure how well it is working because I am back to teaching and unable to continue my role as the Billy Goat Gruff of this intersection. A sign that warns drivers that rolling stops will cost them money is just a sign, if there are no police to enforce it. But I suppose I… Continue

Added by Greg Fox on October 13, 2009 at 8:30pm — No Comments

2009 Ridley Park Historic Preservation Award

The winners of this years Historic Preservation Award are Jeffrey and Lynn Craig of Park Street.

Their restored Tudor Revival home stood out to the judges, just like the incredible story of their home stands out as the Phoenix rising from the ashes. Additional finalist this year are Matthew and Claudia Ann Flynn of W. Sellers Avenue and Michael and Rachel Beatty of East Ridley Avenue.

For fifteen consecutive years Ridley Park… Continue

Added by RidleyParkOnline on October 5, 2009 at 10:33pm — 1 Comment

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