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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…


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 …


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…


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…


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…


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…


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…


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…


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…


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"…


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

Mayor Eberle Praises Comprehensive Plan

Ridley Park's Mayor Hank Eberle highlighted the completion of the new 10-year comprehensive plan for the borough in his annual address to residents at Borough council’s January meeting. Naturally, our beloved Mayor was no short on words and correspondent  Barbara Ormsby of the …


Added by RidleyParkOnline on February 2, 2015 at 11:49am — No Comments

Ridley Park versus the Medical Center Parking Lot - decision pending

Testimony continued Jan. 29 on Rose Tree Investment's request that Borough Council members include a curative amendment to the Ridley Park zoning code that will allow stand alone off-street parking. Francis "Frank" Boyle, the managing partner of Rose Tree Investment, told borough council and residents in the audience on Thursday night that the restriction of parking has resulted in the loss of tenants at his medical building on Chester Pike between Sellers and Swarthmore avenues. Boyle also…


Added by RidleyParkOnline on February 2, 2015 at 9:56am — 3 Comments

Ridley Park's "State of the Borough" 2015

In his 18th annual state of the borough address on Jan. 20, Ridley Park Mayor Hank Eberle detailed a year of pluses for Ridley Park, including the approval a new 10-year comprehensive plan that was hammered out after a committee of residents worked for 18 months on its details under the guidance and direction of the Delaware County Planning Commission. The story in the …


Added by RidleyParkOnline on January 31, 2015 at 10:09am — No Comments

Winter Storm Watch, January 26-27, 2015

The National Weather Service in Mt Holly New Jersey has issued a Winter Storm Watch for Ridley Park from Monday afternoon…


Added by RidleyParkOnline on January 25, 2015 at 2:00pm — 1 Comment

School Board reaffirms "No Go" with REA talks

In a special meeting Wednesday morning, January 14, 2015 the Ridley School Board (RSB) voted again to reject the report and recommendations of a State appointed Fact Finder. The Ridley Education Association (REA) members have worked without a contract since June 30, 2014.

The Fact Finder's report says the RSB and REA have reached agreement on 16 issues but they're were unable to see eye to eye on three remaining points: teacher directed preparation time, wages and medical…


Added by RidleyParkOnline on January 16, 2015 at 3:51pm — 2 Comments

School Board nixes Fact Finder's Report

Monday night the Ridley School Board (RSB) rejected a state-appointed Fact Finder's report in their long-going dispute with the Ridley Education Association (REA) over a contract.  The three main stalling points are: salary, health care, and teacher-directed prep time.

The chief negotiator for the district, told…


Added by RidleyParkOnline on January 7, 2015 at 1:00pm — 4 Comments

Royal Farms on Stewart Ave - Move aside WaWa

Move aside Wawa - there's a new convenience store franchise opening up in your hometown space and they too serve fresh coffee, food on-the-go, cheap gas, and they have no ATM fees. Royal Farms of Baltimore Maryland is aiming to change the local's loyalty to WaWa over to their brand of hospitality, hot foods, cheap gas, and specialty fried chicken. 

The Maryland based chain has 160 stores in Delaware and Maryland and opens up it's first Philadelphia area store next week on…


Added by RidleyParkOnline on January 6, 2015 at 11:30am — 1 Comment

Ridley Park's Unofficial and Official 2015 Calendars

I've received my official copy of the "Unofficial Ridley Park Borough Calender" this week and I've been promised an official one would be mailed/delivered or sent to me by the Borough next week.

The Unofficial Ridley Park Calendar is the one I'm familiar with and the one I've received for years from…


Added by RidleyParkOnline on December 31, 2014 at 12:30pm — 9 Comments

32 West Sellers Parking Lot Proposal - again

The proposed plan to build a private-use parking lot issue in the center of Ridley Park's Historical District is circling back around into Borough Hall and into the hands of the Zoning Board.  After DelCo's Common Pleas Court and PA's Commonwealth's Supreme Court denied Rose Tree Investors a zoning variance to build a parking lot on Sellers Avenue for use by Rose Tree's employees in their Medical Office on Chester Pike, the new plan it to simply amend Ridley Park's Zoning laws to allow…


Added by RidleyParkOnline on December 15, 2014 at 12:55pm — 41 Comments

Ridley Park seeks Borough Manager

The Borough of Ridley Park is seeking applications for the position of Manager. The borough has a population of approx. 8,500 pp and is located in Southeastern Delaware County. The manager reports to the Mayor and seven members of Borough Council. Manages an annual budget of approx $6.3 million and directs a full time staff and Highway Dept. The position involves responsibility for a full range of municipal activities and services including budgeting, purchasing, grant writing, code…


Added by RidleyParkOnline on December 7, 2014 at 2:32pm — 7 Comments

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