Delaware County

Spotted lanternflies
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Justin Udo
July 29, 2020 - 2:57 pm
A grant awarded to Delaware County will help officials fight spotted lanternflies, and they're focusing their efforts on two major areas. Read more here.
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Family photo of the Avvento family
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Jim Melwert
July 28, 2020 - 4:00 am
The father of a Gilbertsville teen who collapsed on a Delaware County lacrosse field earlier this month calls his son’s survival “a miracle,” and credits a lot of people for doing the right thing to save his son’s life. Read more here.
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Friends celebrate July Fourth
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Jim Melwert
July 24, 2020 - 12:42 pm
Bucks and Delaware county officials say they’re seeing an increase in COVID-19 cases, and both counties blame the same sources of spread: July Fourth. Read more here.
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Delco Steaks in Delaware County
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Justin Udo
July 16, 2020 - 4:48 pm
While the pandemic has forced many bars and restaurants in the Philadelphia area to close their doors, some new restaurants have found life in the midst of the tough times. Read more here.
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Construction for the Sunoco Mariner East pipeline.
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Charlotte Reese
July 12, 2020 - 3:29 pm
Delaware County residents have until September to appeal their recently proposed property reassessments. Some homeowners are already planning to appeal based on a certain factor. Read more here.
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Sidewalk cafe
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Jim Melwert
July 10, 2020 - 4:00 am
County officials are urging bars and restaurants to follow the rules regarding operation during the pandemic, saying they want businesses to stay open but they will shut down anyone being careless. Read more here.
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Dreamstime
Jim Melwert
July 06, 2020 - 1:47 pm
Reassessment notices have gone out in Delaware County, giving property owners the updated values of their homes and businesses that will be used to calculate property taxes. The message from County Council is "Don’t panic.” Read more here.
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Dining Under the Stars
David Sibley
Justin Udo
June 23, 2020 - 3:06 pm
Media’s summer outdoor dining experience, Dining Under the Stars, is postponed due to the coronavirus pandemic, but organizers are allowing restaurants to serve customers outside on State Street twice a week instead. Read more here.
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cellphone
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Kristen Johanson
June 19, 2020 - 3:28 pm
Federal authorities have charged an Overbrook woman — who worked professionally with children in both Philadelphia and Delaware County — for distributing child pornography over messaging app Kik. Read more here.
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Gov. Tom Wolf
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Jim Melwert
June 19, 2020 - 1:13 pm
Southeastern Pennsylvania counties, including Montgomery, Bucks, Delaware and Chester, will move into Gov. Tom Wolf’s “green” phase on June 26. Philadelphia will too, but with a more cautious approach guided by city officials. Read the latest here.
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