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December 2012 Blog Posts (16)

Artese N Toad rings in 2013

Hi Music fans,

Artese N Toad will be featuring songs from their in progress CD "Gibson & Martin" at www.artesentoadmusic.com  Some will be available for free download for those who received a new I Pod for Christmas.  The first selection is our tribute to the popular TV Show Gold Rush.  Stop by often and see what your Ridley Park…


Added by Artese N Toad on December 30, 2012 at 11:59am — No Comments

2013 Budget Vote, Friday Dec 28, 6:30pm Borough Hall

Hello All Residents of Ridley Park,


The borough council will vote on the final 2013 Budget at tomorrow night's meeting.  2nd Floor of Borough Hall at 6:30pm.  THis is a special meeting.  We received the budget in our mailboxes today, dated Dec 26, 2012.  Guess my fellow councilors on the Budget Committee thought that 24 hours was ample enough time to review their final budget.  Had a chance to review and want everyone to come to the meeting on Friday.  When we were told NO…


Added by Jared Brennan on December 27, 2012 at 11:30pm — 7 Comments

RP's Police Chief signing off after 24 years

Police Chief Tom Byrne's voice won't be heard on Delaware County's police band radio anymore, Ridley Park's top cop marked his last day on the job Dec. 21 and signed off the air. The 24-year veteran of the force will be moving on, he said. “I will spend a lot of time in Ft. Myers, Fla. I have a home there,” the 57-year-old Byrne told…


Added by Howard McCoy on December 27, 2012 at 9:02am — No Comments

Ridley Park political puppets do as they are told

The last time I checked the USA was still a democracy.  That means that we have the right to speak our mind, agree or disagree with others ideas, and to contribute to conversations that help us develop our fullest potential.  HOWEVER, democracy and freedom of speech have disappeared in relations with our current borough council.  

This suppression of thought is done in many ways, Some ways are more obvious than others.  This last council meeting was a blatant demonstration of…


Added by jeanne frantz on December 26, 2012 at 7:00am — No Comments

Top Cop Replacement and Council antics top Delco news

Ridley Park Council said farewell to retiring Police Chief Tom Byrne at its recent borough meeting and appointed Mark Bascelli as acting chief. Byrne has been chief for ten years and a member of the borough police department since 1988.  In a DelCo New Newtork article correspondent…


Added by Howard McCoy on December 25, 2012 at 10:00am — 1 Comment

Interim Top Cop Named

Ridley Park Council said good-by to retiring police chief Tom Byrne at Tuesday night's meeting and appointed veteran police officer Mark Bascelli as acting chief, effective Friday. Byrne has been chief for 10 years and is a member of the police force since 1988, Delco Times Correspondent…


Added by Howard McCoy on December 22, 2012 at 9:30am — No Comments

RPOL to go silent at 9:30 AM

In recognition of the massacre in Sandy Hook, Conn., RPOL will participate in a moment of Web Silence today at 9:30AM marking the time a week ago 26 innocent children and adults were murdered.  A similar moment of silent at 9:30AM is planned in Connecticut by Gov. Dannel P. Malloy, to echo silence across the USA and around the world.  We hope you join us.

Added by RidleyParkOnline on December 21, 2012 at 9:15am — 3 Comments

Tuesday Night Borough Council Meetings

I attended Tuesday night Borough Council meetings in Ridley Park for over five years and I don't recall any being held on Wednesday's. On Wednesday nights I attended the Telecommunications Committee meeting for over five years and I always confused my two commitments without a glance at a calendar.  Last night was no exception when my holiday message mistakenly said that Ridley Park Borough Council meetings were on Wednesday's; that's not correct, they are on the 3rd Tuesday of every month. …


Added by Howard McCoy on December 20, 2012 at 11:47am — No Comments

Bolands Bullies

If anyone has been watching the Ridley Park Borough Council meetings lately, you will realize that last night was another public display of Bob Boland's Bullies. For the past several months, Boland has had rogue members of the Telecommunications committee come up to the microphone staging complaints . Last month Bob Berger tried to cover the fact that he is unilaterally making decisions and purchases. Tonight Len Pinto came to the microphone telling me that I am listening to the wrong…


Added by Suzanne Murtha on December 19, 2012 at 8:01am — 3 Comments

The Republican Party's Mental Midget speaks at Council Meeting

The Republican Party leadership of Ridley Park allowed it's entourage of Montly Mental Midgets to continue to speak tonight at the December Borough Council meeting.  Len Pinto, who the hell is Len Pinto?, spoke during public comment and tried to attack Sue Murtha and myself at the meeting.  Questioning why Sue and I serve on council.  (Nick Micarrelli and Bob Boland I hope you two are so proud of your uneducated following.)  I've never witnessed a more IMMATURE, self-…


Added by Jared Brennan on December 19, 2012 at 12:56am — 19 Comments

Ridley Park's M&T Bank Robbed - again

The same downtown Ridley Park M&T Bank that was robbed last December was robbed again Thursday afternoon.  Instead of producing a pipe bomb like the successful crook last December, this time the lone robber got away with it by implying he had a weapon and demanding the cash.

According to police Chief Thomas Byrne in the DelCo Times, “A weapon was implied but not shown,”…


Added by Howard McCoy on December 15, 2012 at 10:30am — No Comments

Capozzoli and Kapanjie get more time on Ridley School Board

At the annual reorganization Dec. 3 of the Ridley School Board, Barbara Ormsby reports for the…


Added by RidleyParkOnline on December 11, 2012 at 9:30am — No Comments

Free Holiday Home Inspections by Ridley Park Police

If you're traveling away from Ridley Park for the Christmas holidays Ridley Park Police will provide a free Christmas Holiday Vacation Home Inspection…


Added by RidleyParkOnline on December 9, 2012 at 9:00am — No Comments

Christmas shoppings brings auto burgulary to Ridley Park

During the Christmas shopping season Ridley Park Police are warning residents to keep their valuables out of their parked vehicles. Storing Christmas presents inside your car is a big risk.

Overnight on December 4…


Added by RidleyParkOnline on December 4, 2012 at 3:30pm — 5 Comments

RPOL adds Aviary Photo Editing tools

RPOL has just added a very cool photo editing app that's powerful enough for our pickiest users and so simple that everyone can use it. 

When you mouse-over the top of your photographs and click on the boarder "Photo Stickers and Effects" the "Aviary" control panel launches next to your image.

The effects are applied by clicking on each tiny…


Added by RidleyParkOnline on December 4, 2012 at 2:30pm — No Comments

Thank you Ridley Park Business Association

THANK YOU to our Ridley Park Business and Professional Association for another awesome "Santa comes to town". Our local business donated all the food and their time to make this annual event a huge success. Let's give back and support our locals businesses throughout the holiday season and all year…


Added by Suzanne Murtha on December 3, 2012 at 8:00am — 2 Comments

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