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Darby Pa.

(The Darby Free Library's current building.  Photo provided)

Darby Free Library, Nation’s Oldest, Pleading For Funds To Avert Closure

The Darby Free Library has been around for 271 years, but officials say they may have to radically change their operations if they can’t find money for their everyday expenses and some capital improvements.

08/27/2014

(Delaware County DA Jack Whelan speaks with reporters about the Mercy Wellness Center shooting.  Photo by David Madden)

Delco DA Credits Armed Doc With Averting Wider Hospital Bloodbath

Delaware County DA Jack Whelan says it was a good thing Silverman was armed, apparently against hospital policy, because Plotts had 39 spare bullets on him.

07/25/2014

(715 Darby Terrace, showing piles of debris that now litter the property.   Photo provided by Darby Historical Commission)

Neglected 250-Year-Old Home in Darby, Pa. Could Face Demolition

But there is also a proposal for refurbishing the historic property.

07/21/2014

delco hit run

Police In Delco Investigating Hit-And-Run

Police are investigating a hit-and-run that occurred Saturday night in Darby, Delaware County.

05/03/2014

car into gas meter

Car Crashes Into House In Delco Causing Gas Leak, Evacuations

A car hit a gas meter when it crashed into a house Saturday, causing a gas leak in Darby, Delaware County.

12/28/2013

(Slide provided by Pew Charitable Trusts)

Philadelphia a Bargain? Local Tax Study Says… Maybe

A new study released by the Pew Charitable Trusts finds that Philadelphia is becoming more competitive in terms of local taxes when compared to the suburbs.

09/19/2012

Darby, Pa. Man Charged With Using .380 Handgun to Escalate School Fight

A Darby, Pa. man is being held in lieu of $150,000 bail for a shooting in Upper Darby this week that caused police to lock down an elementary school and a middle school.

10/14/2011

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