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Dangerous Weather for Ridley Park the next 7 days

The National Weather Service in Mt Holly has issued a weather advisory that a dangerous weather pattern is developing for Ridley Park over the next several days. In addition to the 1-2 inches of rain from last night's rainfall, an additional 4 to 10 inches of rain are possible over the next 7 days. Some…


Added by RidleyParkOnline on September 30, 2015 at 8:52pm — 2 Comments

2015 Borough Council Candidates Forum

This is the moderated Candidates Forum

Only 2015 Borough Council Candidates Can Post!


Each candidate for the office of Borough Council in Ridley Park, PA in the November 2015 election is invited to post up to a 1000 word platform introduction, a campaign video and pictures about themselves and their reason for running for the office Borough Council Member in Ridley Park. Candidates may also pose…


Added by RidleyParkOnline on September 29, 2015 at 8:30pm — No Comments

2015 Borough Council Candidate Debate

Three open seats on Borough Council are before the residents of Ridley Park in the November 2015 election.  Electing three Borough Council members is a very serious decision regarding the future direction of Ridley Park.

RPOL offers Borough Council candidates from both parties a free an open forum to present their candidacy. The Candidates Forum…


Added by RidleyParkOnline on September 29, 2015 at 8:30pm — 1 Comment

Pay RP Parking Tickets Online, in person, or by snail mail

It's now possible to pay Ridley Park Parking tickets online. Police Department tickets are normally available to pay online 12 hours after issuance.…


Added by RidleyParkOnline on September 4, 2015 at 12:27pm — 3 Comments

RPPD Hires Three additional Part Time Officers

Ridley Park Police Department welcomes three graduates of the Delaware County Municipal Police Academy as new part-time officers.

Added this month were Michael Dolan of Ridley Park, Aaron Kisela of Swarthmore and Nicholas Maraini of Marple Twp.  Officers Dolan and Maraini are DelCo Deputy Sheriffs and Kisela's a part-time Upland cop and an EMT with Aston-Beechwood Fire Co.  Officer Maraini's a master's degree student at West Chester University.

RPOL welcome our…


Added by RidleyParkOnline on September 4, 2015 at 12:09pm — No Comments

Ridley Park Real Estate Home Values

Currently, Trulia lists 82 resale and new homes in Ridley Park which includes 45 homes in pre-foreclosure, auction, or bank-owned stages foreclosure. The average listing price for homes for sale in Ridley Park PA…


Added by RidleyParkOnline on August 10, 2015 at 11:48am — 7 Comments

Miccarelli Advocates to Break Down Medical Cannabis Blockade

Until a few weeks ago, medical cannabis legislation in Pennsylvania seemed as hopelessly lost as the treatment hopes of desperate Pennsylvanian's who were praying Pennsylvania's legislators would finally see the light.

The latest bill to bring Pennsylvania up to compassionate speed with 23 other states and the District of Columbia is stalled in the…


Added by RidleyParkOnline on August 4, 2015 at 5:00pm — 1 Comment

Curative Amendment Parking Lot Proposal - appealed

Rose Tree Associates filed an appeal in the Delaware County Court of Common Pleas on July16, 2015 challenging the unanimous decision by Ridley Park Borough Council to deny Rose Tree Associates a Curative Amendment.

Rose Tree Associates sought an amendment to the Borough's code to allow remote…


Added by RidleyParkOnline on July 22, 2015 at 11:30am — 4 Comments

Police shooting and chase ends at Boeing

A five-mile police pursuit of a drug suspect, who allegedly tried to drive into the fence of a Delaware County prison, ended on Route 291 near Stewart Avenue just before 11AM Tuesday morning

The incident began as Chester Police police were tracking down a drug suspect in a suspicious car in Sun Village around 10:45AM.  At some point, the suspect was stopped, a stun gun was unsuccessfully deployed and the suspect tried to run down at least two police officers with his car.  Several…


Added by RidleyParkOnline on July 22, 2015 at 8:00am — No Comments

July 9, Severe Thunderstorm Warning until 8:15PM

At 7:28 pm the National Weather Service issued a …


Added by RidleyParkOnline on July 9, 2015 at 7:39pm — 1 Comment

Diesel Fuel leaks into Stony Creek

A leak in a 10,000-gallon tank  at the Ridley Township Municipal Maintenance Center at Second and Sutton avenues has been leaking diesel fuel into Stony Creek for about a day. The leak in the massive underground  tank was discovered Tuesday morning when Prospect Park residents noticed the fuel odor.

Ridley Township Fire Marshal Robert Griffith told …


Added by RidleyParkOnline on July 8, 2015 at 1:16pm — 4 Comments

Yard Waste Wednesday

This week, the curbside collection of yard waste will be on Wednesday, July 1st beginning at 7:00 AM.  For resident affected by the storm last week, PECO crews have successfully removed branches, limbs, and trees from the Borough's electrical service, however debris cleanup on your property is a homeowner responsible.  

Due to last week’s storm event, Ridley Park's waste vendor expects a bigger than normal volume of waste material.  The Borough and our vendors have responded to…


Added by RidleyParkOnline on June 30, 2015 at 12:30pm — 2 Comments

Our Neighbors Have Decriminalized Marijuana, when's our turn?

Forget about tax free shopping in Delaware, last night, Governor Jack Markell signed the marijuana decriminalization bill into law making our neighbor to our south "The Small Wonder" the 20th state in the nation to decriminalize marijuana possession.

This new law makes possession of up to one ounce of marijuana  a civil violation that's punishable by a $100 fine, with no possibility of jail time.  Until passage of this law, possession of up to one ounce of marijuana was a…


Added by RidleyParkOnline on June 19, 2015 at 1:00pm — 5 Comments

Missing Cat, since June 15

RPOL member Maripat King is asking for help to find her precious Stanley. Stanley was last seen on Monday evening (June 15) on Johnson Ave in Ridley Park. Her owner thinks he may have gotten into someone's…


Added by RidleyParkOnline on June 18, 2015 at 12:43pm — 11 Comments

Heat Advisory for Ridley Park, June 12, 2015

The National Weather Service has issued …


Added by RidleyParkOnline on June 12, 2015 at 11:26am — No Comments

Nominate an Environmental Hero

The 11th Annual CRC (Chester-Ridley-Crum) Awards Dinner will be held on November 5, 2015 at White Manor Country Club. The Awards Dinner is an opportunity to recognize the remarkable work of individuals and organizations who are making our watersheds better each day. The CRC Board will be selecting honorees…


Added by RidleyParkOnline on June 10, 2015 at 5:04pm — No Comments

Hillside Road Footbridge Project

Under the Transportation Alternatives Program, Ridley Park Borough received a $530,000 grant for the Hillside Road Pedestrian Safety Improvements. The Project consists of the construction of a walkway in Eastlake Park from Ridley Middle School around the Lower Lake Field to Hillside Road, the replacement…


Added by RidleyParkOnline on May 30, 2015 at 9:34am — 7 Comments

Ridley Park Welcomes New Borough Manager

Right before the Memorial Holiday weekend Ridley Park Borough Council voted to approve our new Borough Manager, William Stewart of Eddystone.  Stewart is currently the Borough President of Eddystone Borough Council.

The 5:1 vote to hire Stewart came with the absence of Council Member Samantha Snow and a single dissenting vote from councilman Dan Broadhurst. CM Broadhurst who told …


Added by RidleyParkOnline on May 26, 2015 at 5:44pm — 5 Comments

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.…


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.…


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

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