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When council meets at 7 p.m. Tuesday night, next week, it will consider approving an ordinance requiring permits for yard sales, establish a time for removal of yard sale signs and regulate the number of such sales that will be permitted in one year.
“We are trying to encourage people to take the ordinance in the essence of which it is offered,” said borough manager Dawn Marie Human. “We have had complaints, about one site in particular, where people have been having yard…Continue
Added by RidleyParkOnline on July 11, 2014 at 8:00am — No Comments
In Irony from across the sea it seems that Ridley Park's everywhere are experiencing difficulties with their water fountains this summer. In Ridley Park, Blyth, Northumberland, England, unhappy families have slammed their county council for failing to get a popular water feature up and running this summer.
According to …Continue
Delaware County law enforcement authorities have arrested two people in connection with a hit-and-run crash in Ridley Park on Sellers Avenue in April that critically injured a teenage boy riding his bicycle.
After an intense, ten-week investigation that covered three states, police have arrested…Continue
“We didn’t catch anything, but we’re not giving up,” said Lois Manini as she sat on the shores of Ridley Park Lake Saturday with her young daughter, Maria Fiscaro. The…Continue
Added by RidleyParkOnline on July 8, 2014 at 10:40am — No Comments
After a rash of attempted burglaries in the Milmont Park and Woodlyn areas, Ridley Township police are urging residents to lock their doors and be on the lookout for a suspicious white female who claims she is in search of her lost dog.
According to Ridley Township Police, she had been going door to door and knocking on the doors to see if anyone answers. When no one answers, the woman tries the door knob and enters if the door is unlocked. When someone answers the door,…Continue
Added by RidleyParkOnline on June 24, 2014 at 3:00pm — No Comments
By mid afternoon today Ridley Park will experience the hottest temperatures of the year. Temperatures will hold in the mid 90's along with high humidity which creates the potential for heat related illness. The previous sever thunderstorm warning…
My neighbor and lifelong Ridley Parker Jim Schreiber, died on May 27, 2014 and he's surely one Parker most of us knew - and all of us will miss. Most of us knew Jim as the affable, smiling, bearded guy who owned County Saving Bank, and the one who walked his dogs around our borough spreading friendly conversation…Continue
There are still no arrests six weeks after a teenager was struck by a hit-and-run driver at Sellers Avenue and Chester Pike in Ridley Park. FoxPhilly followed up with the victim's family who is wanting an arrest and justice for what happened on April 21st.
Meanwhile, police said they’re closing in on putting the person responsible behind bars.
Fox 29's Drew Dickman spoke with victim’s family, who says they’re running out of patience.
It's been six weeks of agony…Continue
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From Ridley Park to national television, the Mother's Day story of a 4th grade St James Regional School student has touched the lives of mom's and families across America. From NBS news comes this story of love and caring about mom on Mother's Day.
“My mom is really brave because five years ago, my dad was…Continue
Standard & Poor's Ratings Services has lowered its rating on the Central Delaware County Authority, which pipes waste water out of 10 townships and boroughs, two full notches, to A- from A+. Analyst Alexander Vargas cited "inadequate" revenues to cover its debt service, and a practice of using working capital to make bond payments, since the authority borrowed money for sewer upgrades four years ago. …Continue
Added by RidleyParkOnline on May 13, 2014 at 8:30am — No Comments
The Borough has been blessed by the Commonwealth with more than 13K from the state's liquid fuels tax. The fund is normally returned to communities like Ridley Park for road repairs and this season an extra 3500's been added specifically as a supplement to repair pot holes from this winter.
The story is reported in the DelCoTimes by…Continue
Added by RidleyParkOnline on April 24, 2014 at 9:28am — No Comments
Ridley Park Police are asking for help in their efforts to locate the driver of a hit and Run on Chester Pike and Sellers Avenue on Monday night, April 21. Around 10:50PM an 18 year old Ridley Township youth was riding, or walking his bicycle across Chester Pike when he was struck by a gray or silver pickup truck.
The striking vehicle was described as an older model truck, possibly a 1997-2003 Ford F-150…Continue
Ridley Park Council vice president Jim Glenn and Pomeroy Street resident Andy Furman clashed at council's April 15 meeting over the protocol for the public comment portion of the meeting. DelCoTimes correspondent Barbara Ormsby was there and she files this account.
Glenn told Furman public comment was just that, public comment, and not a time to ask questions of council members. Glenn said Furman should forward his questions to the appropriate person on council and limit his time…
It's spring and to anglers that means only hip boots, hook, line and sinkers. Casting a line and waiting for a bite is one of the most relaxing activities you can do on the banks of Ridley Lake. Leo Sheng of …Continue
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Kicked gloriously into high gear from the very start by the ensemble band (Robert Diton, Director, keyboard; Caty Butler, bass; Max Dabby, horn; Colin Davis, trumpet; Kevin Hutter, saxophone; Daniel Kitching, guitar/keyboard; Andrew Mauro, lead guitar; Christopher Tolomeo, drum), who amped up the audience opening night, the intensity heightening as the vocal…Continue
Added by RidleyParkOnline on April 2, 2014 at 1:00pm — No Comments
There's a new website in Ridley Park and the content makes the Ridley Park Historical Society website a compelling read for all Parkers looking for a true sense of the rich history that is Ridley Park.
Added by RidleyParkOnline on April 1, 2014 at 9:30am — No Comments
The zoning hearing board will meet at 7 pm Thursday on an application by H.A. Steen Industries Inc. seeking a variance to increase the height of an existing outdoor advertising billboard at 708 Ketchum Ave.
Barbara Ormsby of the …Continue