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Warm Spring Heralds An Early Strawberry Crop In Delaware Valley

Strawberries are ready to harvest and enjoy at least a week ahead of schedule, says orchard owner Steve Linvill.

05/15/2012

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Paralyzed Delco Woman Is Finalist In ”Best Mom on Wheels” Competition

Edna Escher-Gaston was driving on I-95 when her life changed forever, but she didn’t give up on life.

05/11/2012

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Delaware County Honors Its Residents at 100 Years Young

Delaware County officials hosted the annual centenarian luncheon for county residents who are nearing the age of 100 and their families.

05/08/2012

(GOP presidential candidate Mitt Romney, sitting in white shirt at right, listens as US Sen. Marco Rubio, in light grey shirt, speaks at a trucking warehouse in Delaware County, Pa.  Credit: John Ostapkovich)

Romney Visits Delco Trucking Firm To Seal Support Among His Pa. Faithful

Call this “red meat in search of a red state,” as Romney and Florida senator Marco Rubio smacked the Obama legacy on all fronts.

04/23/2012

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Pa. Lawmaker Wants To Lift Doctor-Patient Gag Order in Marcellus Shale Law

Pennsylvania’s new law governing Marcellus shale gas drilling — Act 13 — bars doctors and other health professions from sharing information about what chemicals are used in the process.

04/19/2012

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Copycat Tire Slashings Spread To Upper Darby

Upper Darby police superintendent Michael Chitwood calls it a “mean-spirited” crime.

04/03/2012

(Richard Horwitz, a senior biologist with the Academy of Natural Sciences, holds a northern snakehead fish specimen that was found in FDR Park, South Philadelphia, in July 2004.  The northern snakehead can grow to several feet in size, crawl on land for short distances, and is native to Asia and Africa.  Credit: William Thomas Cain/ Getty Images)

Voracious ‘Frankenfish’ Spotted in Heinz Wildlife Refuge, Delaware County

The northern snakehead, a predatory fish from China, has been caught at the John Heinz National Wildlife Refuge in Tinicum Township.

03/26/2012

(Pear Harbor survivors visit the Flower Show.)

Pearl Harbor Survivors From Delco Visit Flower Show’s ‘Arizona’ Memorial

Three Delaware County, Pa. men who survived the “day that will live in infamy” got a first-hand tour of a Philadelphia Flower Show exhibit dear to their hearts.

03/06/2012

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Radnor Police Hunt For Vandals Throwing Rocks At Cars From Overpass

Authorities say there have been six incidents since Christmas. Rocks are being thrown at cars on West Wayne Avenue from the Radnor Trail.

02/09/2012

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2012 USA National Curling Championships Being Held This Month In Delaware County

Two teams, each comprised of four players, try to slide massive stone into position over a circular target.

02/01/2012

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Reward Offered After Delco Driver Injured By Pumpkin Thrown Through Windshield

Nether Providence police detective Michael Erickson says that on December 1st, just before midnight, a 29-year-old driver was going westbound on Baltimore Pike, “when he heard a large bang and something hit him in the face.”

01/12/2012

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US Airways Goes Public In Opposing PHL Expansion Plan

Airlines operating at Philadelphia International would bear much of the cost.

01/09/2012

Man Sought In Assault on Teen Girl In Upper Chichester Township

Police say the young woman started to walk away, but the man did not, grabbing her from behind.

01/05/2012

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Sharon Hill, Pa. Cop Accused of Roughing Up SEPTA Commuters

Officer Stephen Capizzi s free on $50,000 bail after his arrest in connection with an incident earlier this month at a trolley stop in Sharon Hill.

12/22/2011

(The Sunoco refinery in Marcus Hook, Pa.    Credit: David Madden)

Little Apparent Substance In Talks Over Closure of 3 Area Oil Refineries

“What we heard today was absolutely nothing,” said United Steelworkers VP Gary Beevers after a meeting in Marcus Hook.

12/19/2011

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