Delco Wendy’s Was Charging Customers Philly Soda Tax

I’ve been waiting for this to happen… A business located outside of Philadelphia limits was recently caught adding the city’s controversial tax on sugary beverages to customers’ bills, multiple local outlets have reported.

Representatives from the Ridley Park Wendy’s say a software glitch caused cash registers to add the $0.45 surcharge meant for taxing beverages within Philadelphia to orders taken by the Delaware County franchise on Monday. The programming error lasted for several hours but has since been corrected. Read more »

What $500K Will Buy You in Glen Mills

Lot 3 Elton Farm Cir., Glen Mills, Pa. 19342 | TREND image via Keller Williams Realty

Lot 3 Elton Farm Cir., Glen Mills, Pa. 19342 | TREND image via Keller Williams Realty

Glen Mills is one of the many suburban communities to surround Philadelphia. Located in Delaware County’s Concord Township, it sits about 17 miles west of the city. As far as the suburbs are concerned, Glen Mills is pretty much as typical as it gets. Regardless, it’s still a great place to settle down in.

So, just how expensive is it to call Glen Mills your home? With a median listing price of $509,000 and a median home value of $426,100, Glen Mills lines up nicely for any potential homeowner looking to spend somewhere around $500,000. The properties available are a good size too, all of which offer over 3,000 square feet of space. If you’re interested in seeing these places for yourself, read on. We’ve selected our top three, and if you’re looking for a home with room for the whole family, we don’t think you’ll be disappointed. Read more »

Jawdropper of the Week: A Lot to Love in Newtown Square for $5.95M

40 Harrison Dr., Newtown Square, Pa. 19073 | Images via Kurfiss Sotheby's International Realty

40 Harrison Dr., Newtown Square, Pa. 19073 | Images via Kurfiss Sotheby’s International Realty

We don’t normally use listings from the same town for consecutive weeks’ jawdroppers, but when it’s deserved, we are more than willing to make an exception – and this time around, Newtown Square deserves that exception.

This Delaware County manor home sits on a whopping 12.7 acres of land, which is simply incredible. Besides the six-car garage, the in-ground pool and hot tub combo, the spacious back patio, and multiple gardens, the lot is pretty much empty. We aren’t exactly sure what to make of all that extra space, but the options are clearly limitless for any ambitious homeowner. Read more »

First-Time Find: Suburban Renewal in Drexel Hill for $260K

3820 Huey Ave., Drexel Hill, Pa. 19026 | TREND images via Keller Williams Realty

3820 Huey Ave., Drexel Hill, Pa. 19026 | Images via Zillow

If you’ve ever dreamed about living in a fixer-upper (without actually doing the fixer-up-ing), say hello to this single-family home in Drexel Hill. Thanks to a complete rehabilitation, this historic home built in 1923 appears to be anything but dated.

The entire main level features beautiful hardwood floors and neutral walls. The kitchen showcases white cabinetry, granite countertops, ceramic subway tile backsplash, and stainless steel appliances. Next to the kitchen is a large dining room, followed by an open living room. Read more »

Donald Trump Came to Delco Last Night, and It Was Weird

A woman in a "Deplorable Voters Matter" t-shirt, a Rocky statue with a Trump/Pence shirt, and Emily Youcis (Pistachio Girl) decked out in Trump gear

Scenes from the Donald Trump rally in Chester Township. | Photos: Dan McQuade

A voice boomed as if from the heavens. “Please welcome, legendary coach Bobby Knight!”

Even though it was sweltering outside, the former Indiana University basketball coach walked on stage in his trademark red sweater. “When I was coaching, I don’t think we ever lost a game in Pennsylvania,” Knight said. “It’s just a possibility that may not be true, too. I’ve always been a big fan of the state of Pennsylvania. One of the people that I admired most in college athletics was Joe Paterno.” The crowd cheered.

Donald Trump, Knight and a few thousand supporters gathered in Studio 2 at Sun Center Studios in Chester Township last night to rally in support of Trump’s bid for the presidency. The final fight in Creed was filmed on the same stage, and so there was a Rocky statue wearing a Trump shirt in the room. Trump came on stage to “Gonna Fly Now” when Knight introduced him. “He won 900 games!” Trump said as Knight walked off the stage. “That’s a winner. We like winners.”

Donald Trump came to Delco last night, and it was weird. Read more »

Trump to Campaign in Delco Following Obama’s Visit to Philly

Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump will visit Delaware County today, hours after President Barack Obama campaigns for Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton outside the Philadelphia Museum of Art.

Trump will make an appearance at a private event at 7:30 p.m. at the Aston Community Center, located in Aston, Pennsylvania. The event is closed to the public but open to press.

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Delco Podiatrist Charged in Massive Federal Health Care Fraud Sweep

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Stephen A. Monaco via Facebook

A Delaware County podiatrist was charged in the largest health care fraud takedown in history, the Department of Justice announced today.

Stephen A. Monaco, of Broommall, Pa., is charged in a $5 million scheme to defraud Medicare, Medicaid and four private victim insurance companies. The charging information alleges that Monaco committed fraud through his Havertown office, A Foot Above Podiatry.

The Department of Justice announced Monaco’s charges as part of the largest sweep led by the Medicare Fraud Strike Force in history, resulting in criminal and civil charges against 301 people, including 61 doctors, nurses and other medical professionals who participated in health care fraud schemes. The sweep involved about $900 million in false billings.

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2SP Brewing Releases Cans of Their Delco Lager

Delco Can

Great news. 2SP Brewing Company is finally throwing their Delco Lager in a can.

Legend says that as 2SP was deciding what beers they would make, head brewer, Bob Barrar said the only beer he wanted to brew was Delco Lager. Now exactly one year out, the “All-Weather” beer is getting canned.

The lager taste is described as subtlety sweet and drinkable and is said to pair well with hoagies, tailgates, and Delco’s own Tina Fey.

2SP has only been open since last winter, but they have created a number of inventive brews and stock tweaked versions of Barrar’s award-winning concoctions from his time with Iron Hill Brewing.

Get your hands on a case or six-pack of Delco this weekend at the brewery on Saturday, June 11th or wait until you stumble upon some in the wild in the coming weeks.

2SP Brewery [Foobooz]

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