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Fish Kill at Ridley Park Lake

Another episode of dying fish at Eastlake Park in Ridley Park (The Lake) is happening today.  The episode was discovered yesterday evening and continues today.…

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Added by RidleyParkOnline on May 18, 2015 at 12:30pm — 8 Comments

Fewer Spammers, Less Spam, Still Spam

It's been a while since RPOL's been spammed but today it happened again.  Today's spammer correctly answered all our test questions, flawlessly completed a captcha, gave us a legitimate email address, and I let them inside our network - who knew Hanifa would act like Brahmi. Thanks to the RPOL member who dialed me on the phone we stopped Hanifa's episode within 6 minutes.…

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Added by RidleyParkOnline on May 6, 2015 at 9:30pm — 1 Comment

Sellers Ave Construction, May 1-15, Alternate Routes Suggested

Sellers Avenue between Riverview and Baldwin Avenues will be under construction with lanes restrictions for the first half of May so PECO can replace the gas main.

During the day from 9AM till 3PM, from May 1, to May 15, lane restrictions will be in effect and residents are advised to use alternate routes.

Added by RidleyParkOnline on April 28, 2015 at 9:27am — 2 Comments

Ridley Park honors crime solving police officers

At April's Council meeting, Mayor Hank Eberly presented citations of merit to Ridley Park Police Corporal John Morris and Detective Anthony Ruggieri for their exhaustive police work in …

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Added by RidleyParkOnline on April 23, 2015 at 9:30am — 1 Comment

Parking Lot Curative Amendment Vote, Tue May 05

A Special Council meeting to rend an oral decision regarding Rose Tree Investors, LP’s Petition for a Curative Amendment has been rescheduled to May 5 during the Borough’s regular workshop meeting. The workshop meeting for May is on Tuesday, May 5, at 7:00 pm at the Borough Hall, 105 East Ward Street. 

The sole and specific purpose of the meeting is rending an oral decision with regard to the Rose Tree Investors, LP’s Petition Challenging the Validly of the Section 1408 (relating to…

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Added by RidleyParkOnline on April 20, 2015 at 11:30am — 9 Comments

Taylor Hospice is Recruiting Volunteers

Taylor Hospice is recruiting volunteers who are interested in playing an active role in helping to provide comfort and support to our terminally ill patients and their families.

Volunteers may visit patients at their homes, in the community, in nursing facilities or at the Taylor Hospice Residence. Companionship, active listening, running small errands, baking cookies, reading, playing cards, watching TV or a movie or sharing other interests or hobbies are just a few of the…

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Added by RidleyParkOnline on April 4, 2015 at 5:18am — No 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…

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

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

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 …

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Added by RidleyParkOnline on March 5, 2015 at 3:18pm — 19 Comments

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

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

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

Sellers Ave Hit-and-Run accomplice gets probation, plus some

Ty Winsheimer learned the hard way Monday that silence can be golden after Judge George Pagano tacked an additional two years of probation onto a sentence he had imposed against the man just minutes earlier.



Winsheimer, 31, of Ridley Park, had already received two years of probation after entering open guilty pleas to misdemeanor charges of tampering with or fabricating physical evidence and conspiracy to tampering with or fabricating physical evidence with Adrienne McCrae for an…

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Added by RidleyParkOnline on February 25, 2015 at 3:37pm — No Comments

January Council Meeting: Board Appointments, RPFD, RPPD

Ridley Park Borough Council President Bob Berger announced appointments to Ridley Park Borough's boards and commissions at Borough Council's January 20, 2015 meeting. The story is reported by …

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Added by RidleyParkOnline on February 21, 2015 at 10:58am — 3 Comments

Arctic Temperatures might set DelCo into the Record Books

Hat and gloves are in order today as Delaware County residents endure what National Weather Service meteorologists say could be record low temperatures for this time of year, with the wind child compounding the frigid factor.



“A wind chill advisory means that very cold air and strong winds will combine to generate low wind chills. This will result in frostbite and lead to hypothermia if precautions are not taken,” warned the National Weather Service in a Hazardous Weather Outlook…

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Added by RidleyParkOnline on February 21, 2015 at 10:30am — No Comments

Winter Storm Warning, 4"-6" snow for Sat Feb 21, 2015

Winter Storm Warning has been issued for Ridley Park, PA until 1:00AM Sunday for snow accumulation of 4 to 6 inches in addition to a tenth of an inch of ice.



Snow will overspread Ridley Park during the early and mid afternoon with the…

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Added by RidleyParkOnline on February 21, 2015 at 10:30am — 1 Comment

Sellers Ave Hit-and-Run driver gets time in jail

26-year-old Ridley Park woman was sentenced Wednesday to serve 9 to 23 months in the County's jail for her April 21, 2014 hit-and-run driving at Sellers Ave and Chester Pike that cost a Ridley Township man his leg.   Ridley Park PD's request…

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Added by RidleyParkOnline on February 19, 2015 at 10:30am — 2 Comments

Taylor Registered Nurses sign 3 year agreement

The union for Registered Nurses at Taylor Hospital have signed a three-year contract with the Crozer-Keystone Health System, which will carry them through the end of September 2017.



The 170 nurses represented by the United Nurses of Pennsylvania ratified the deal Feb. 7. Representatives from both sides have been bargaining since before September 2014 when the contract expired. The registered nurses worked through the contract expiration.



“Both the hospital and UNOP…

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Added by RidleyParkOnline on February 16, 2015 at 1:00pm — No Comments

Frigid Temps and 3-5" of Snow at hand for Ridley Park

For the Parkers who have been waiting to experience real winter weather this season, Ridley Park has a full week of high impact…

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Added by RidleyParkOnline on February 16, 2015 at 12:54pm — No Comments

Recycling Ordinance - Public Notice

PUBLIC NOTICE THE BOROUGH COUNCIL OF THE BOROUGH OF RIDLEY PARK, at its regular public meeting on Tuesday, February 17, 2015 at 7:00pm at the Borough of Ridley Park Borough Hall, 105 East Ward St. Ridley Park, Pennsylvania, will consider the adoption of an ordinance Amending Chapter 164 of the Borough Ordinances- Entitled "Recycling".

Please take note that the full text of the proposed ordinance is available for inspection at the Borough of Ridley Park, 105 E. Ward, Street, Ridley…

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Added by RidleyParkOnline on February 10, 2015 at 10:05am — 2 Comments

Ridley Park Deserves better - DelCo Times Letter To The Editor

To the Delaware County Times: "I am writing in response to "Ridley Park mayor points to progress in formulating comprehensive plan" which appeared in the Times on Saturday, Jan. 23. I am a proud homeowner and longtime resident of Ridley Park and I am concerned about the future of Ridley Park.



Crime and drugs are a serious problem, yet Ridley Park does not…

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Added by RidleyParkOnline on February 5, 2015 at 2:22pm — 3 Comments

Plummeting temperature brings "black ice" travel warning

The plummeting temperature through the rest of this evening (Feb 2, 2015) will make for icy traveling and slippery walking conditions on untreated highways and sidewalks after dark.  Wet roadways, wet sidewalks, and wet car door locks will freeze tonight as temperatures plunge into the upper 20's.  Accelerating the plunge in the temperature are high winds from the Northwest at 15 to 25 mph with gusts to over 45 mph to be expected.



Be alert for frozen wet surfaces, or "black ice"…

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Added by RidleyParkOnline on February 2, 2015 at 5:00pm — 2 Comments

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