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Body Found at Ridley Creek State Park in Media

Just 15 minutes from Philadelphia, Delco’s woodsy and pastoral Ridley Creek State Park draws hundreds of hikers, anglers, horseback riders, picknickers, hunters, sledders and cross-country skiers to […]

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Report: Abington Police, Delco DA Handed Out Dangerous Spyware

Back in 2011, Action News ran a story about ComputerCop, which was described as “a new Internet monitoring software designed to protect young people from […]


Morning Headlines: Delco Residents Protest Strip Mall Proposal

  With clumps of vacant commercial properties already taking up room in parts of Brookhaven, it’s no wonder the borough’s council members are keeping mum on a proposal […]

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Delco Team Wins the Babe Ruth World Series

Champs! The Delco Daily Times reports: Broomall-Newtown capitalized on 11 walks, seven errors, three wild pitches and one hit batter to win the Babe Ruth […]


Morning Headlines: NIMBY Drama Stirs Up Between Residents and Swarthmore College

Three things are set to happen once construction ends on the new development Swarthmore College has commissioned: First, more books will be available; second, the […]

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Delco Times Reporter Discovers Girls Three Years Too Late, Wants to Strangle Lena Dunham

It appears that Delco Times columnist Christine Flowers just discovered Girls. And she hates it. Haaaaaates it. You’ve got to read her scary, scathing review […]

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West Chester Student Sinks Half-Court Shot, Tragically Doesn’t Get Prize Money

The game: Sink a layup, free throw, 3-ball, and half-court shot in 25 seconds. The prize: $10,000. West Chester University freshman Jack Lavery completed his […]

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Expelled Swarthmore Student Sues College Over Sexual Assault Allegations

Last April, Swarthmore students Mia Ferguson and Hope Brinn helped bring two very public complaints against their college, alleging that the prestigious liberal arts institution […]

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Today in Delco: Church Kicks Out Boy Scouts

Ah Delco, you never fail to disappoint.

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Swarthmore Punishing Frat for Racy Flyer

For several years, Swarthmore fraternity Phi Psi (one of two on campus) has been recruiting members using a flyer composed of little teeny pictures of […]

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JoBros Cancel Upper Darby Appearance

It is without great sadness that I bring you the news that the Jonas Brothers have canceled a 2013 tour set to kick off at […]

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Chester Hasn’t Had a Single Grocery Store For 10 Years. Now it Does.

The impoverished city of Chester has been trying for more than a decade to get a supermarket to feed its 37,000 residents, many of whom […]

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Professional Thieves Robbing Work Trucks in Delco

Usually, when you steal a car, you’re stealing it because it’s a car. It can go places. There’s drink holders. You can put stuff in […]

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It Was a Deadly Weekend for Non-Traditional Swimming in PA

At least two men are dead in water-related accidents this weekend, marking a morbid end to summer as students start in on the school year. […]

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Police Investigating Whether Alcohol Played Role in ‘Nova Student Death

18-year-old sophomore Villanova business student Kinara Patel, from North Jersey, was found dead in Sullivan Hall, a residence hall, on Thursday morning. Police have all […]