Delaware County Pa.

(Outside the Delco Emergency Management Center, adjacent to the prison, County Council chairman Mario Civera speaks to reporters.  Photo by Jim Melwert)

Delaware County Declares Storm Emergency, Asks For State Aid

With tens of thousands of power outages, dozens of major road closures, and other related headaches, Delaware County Council chairman Mario Civera (at lectern in photo) says they reached out to Governor Wolf for assistance.

06/24/2015

(Donna Farrell, executive director of the World Meeting of Families Philadelphia, talks to members of the Delaware County Chamber of Commerce on Thursday about the regional impact of Pope Francis' visit set for the end of September.  Photo by Mark Abrams)

Delco Businesses Hope Pope’s Visit to Philadelphia Will Provide Added Lift

Members of the Delaware County Chamber of Commerce listened as representatives of the group “World Meeting of Families Philadelphia” talked about regional opportunities growing out of the pope’s visit.

05/21/2015

(Photo by David Madden)

Delaware County Stumbles as New Business Development Web Site is Unveiled

Today’s rollout ran into a problem when the planned web site, delcoedge.com, directed people to another site.

KYW Newsradio 1060–05/12/2015

(Officials hold a signing ceremony at Philadelphia International Airport that will allow for airport expansion to proceed.  Photo by Steve Tawa)

Philadelphia and Surrounding Areas Ink Deal To Allow Expansion of PHL Airport

A signing ceremony was held today in Terminal ‘A’ of Philadelphia International Airport, resolving years of friction between the city, which owns and operates the airport, and its municipal neighbors.

KYW Newsradio 1060–04/22/2015

(The Mickey Vernon Museum. at its current location in the Granite Run Mall.  Photo provided)

Delco Museum of Sports Legends Scrambling To Find New Location

The museum has called the Granite Run Mall home for nearly two years. But the mall has been sold, and will be demolished to make way for a town center.

KYW Newsradio 1060–03/03/2015

(Dr. Steven Friedman, Margaret McGowan.  Photos provided by Delco DA)

Another Area Doctor and Assistant Charged with Writing Drug Prescriptions Illegally

Delaware County DA Jack Whelan says Dr. Steven Friedman of Newtown Square and his receptionist, Margaret McGowan, were arrested after a five-month investigation.

KYW Newsradio 1060–01/30/2015

(Photos provided by Delco DA)

Couple Charged In April Hit-Run That Injured Teen in Ridley Park

Police say McCrea was behind the wheel of the truck that struck 18-year-old Christopher Brooks on Chester Pike. Her boyfriend is charged with disposing of the truck that hit the bicyclist.

07/09/2014

(Officers place a wreath inside the Delaware County Law Enforcement Memorial, in Rose Creek Park in Upper Providence Township.   Photo by Mark Abrams)

Delaware County Officials Honor Fallen Heroes, Including Policeman Who Died Last November

“Edward Wehe III,” an announcer intoned, “Delaware County Courthouse and park police department, November 5, 2013.” Then, a bell pealed.

05/07/2014

(Image from Delco video)

Delco Officials Create Video Messages Urging Child Abuse Awareness

County Council chairman Tom McGarrigle (in video at left) says child welfare officials there investigated more than 2,000 cases of abuse in 2012.

04/02/2014

(Paul Hochschwender, following his arrest.  File photo from CBS-3)

More Girls Accuse Former 2nd-Grade Teacher of Sex Abuse in Delco

The criminal case against Paul Hochschwender continues to grow as prosecutors file additional sexual assault charges.

04/01/2014

(Fellow county officials watch as councilman Dave White demonstrates how a bottle of pills can be dropped in the secure box.   Photo provided)

Delaware County Offering Drop Boxes For Disposal of Unwanted Rx Drugs

Boxes have been set up at nine police departments and in the lobby of the Government Center in Media. The process is intended to be anonymous.

10/08/2013

(Credit: Hadas Kuznits)

Delaware County Offers Residents a Drive-Thru Flu Shot Clinic

For the fifth year, free flu shot were administered at the Tinicum Township firehouse, in Essington.

10/04/2013

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Heavy Storms Wreak Havoc Throughout Region

There were a lot of close calls throughout the day as the storms moved through quickly and with little warning.

06/24/2013

(A prototype of the panic buttons being installed in Delaware County schools.  File photo by David Madden)

Delaware County, Pa. To Offer ‘Panic Buttons’ To Every School

Delaware County Council chairman Tom McGarrigle says selected staffers will be instructed in the use of the button, which will be hooked up via a dedicated phone line directly to a 911 operator.

06/21/2013

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Delco Theater Program Awarding Scholarships To Foster Kids In Memory Of Past Participant

The program is called “T’s Kids” named after Terrance Calvert of Drexel Hill, who spent much of his life in foster homes until he was adopted.

06/09/2013

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