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Delaware County Hosting Community Food Drive In Broomall

Delaware County Hosting Community Food Drive In Broomall

BROOMALL, PA — Delaware County residents have a chance this weekend to give back to their fellow residents who are in need. A food drive will take place Saturday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Broomall Fire Company, 1 N. Malin Road in Broomall. Residents and businesses...

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Chester Upland school supporters rally against outsourcing

Chester Upland school supporters rally against outsourcing

MEDIA — State Sen. Anthony Williams, D-8 of Philadelphia, whose district includes Delco towns, stood in front of the county courthouse Saturday and led a crowd of 50 in chanting, "Chester profiteers, we're coming for you!" On Saturday, the parents and teachers of...

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Chester County getting 5,700 doses of vaccine next week

Chester County getting 5,700 doses of vaccine next week

WEST CHESTER — The good news: Chester County will receive 5,700 doses of the coronavirus vaccine in the coming week, the first shipment in two weeks. The bad news: Of the nearly 51,000 doses of the vaccine requested, the county so far has received half. As local...

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Capitol Report

Capitol Report

Following is a listing of legislative and executive action from the week of Feb. 8. Both houses of the General Assembly were in recess at press time. The Pennsylvania Senate was scheduled to return to session Feb. 22. The state House of Representatives was set to come...

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Gov. Tom Wolf proposes major changes to education funding

Gov. Tom Wolf proposes major changes to education funding

The York County Democrat presented his annual budget address — a day late due to a snowstorm and virtually because of the ongoing pandemic — laying out his plan for Pennsylvania. It was not a status quo vision he shared, far from it. Wolf called for some major...

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Lawmakers confident of a safe inauguration day

Lawmakers confident of a safe inauguration day

WASHINGTON — Several elected Pennsylvania officials have fingers crossed that in Washington, Chester County and the rest of the country Americans will stay safe during today's inauguration of Joe Biden as the 46th president of the United States. U.S. Rep. Chrissy...

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Capitol closure precautions welcomed by local legislators

Capitol closure precautions welcomed by local legislators

The Pennsylvania Capitol will remain closed for most of this week following a violent insurgency in Washington, D.C., that left five dead, a move some local lawmakers said they agreed with. “While it’s regrettable that they’re necessary, the precautions in advance of...

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Mastriano needs to be removed from the state Senate

Mastriano needs to be removed from the state Senate

What we witnessed on Wednesday in our nation’s Capitol was nothing short of sedition. As Congress gathered to carry out its constitutional duty to certify Joe Biden’s electoral victory, Donald Trump and his Republican allies held a rally where he incited a violent...

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County residents outraged over riot at Capitol

County residents outraged over riot at Capitol

Chester County residents, both Republican and Democrat, are outraged that Trump supporters stormed the Capitol and forced lockdowns and evacuations Wednesday in a violent attempt prevent the certification of the duly-elected president and vice president. Many blamed...

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Former, current Pa. lawmakers face Capitol protest backlash

PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Two Pennsylvania lawmakers, one former and one current, are receiving backlash after posting pictures of themselves at the Capitol on Wednesday. As a result of the school's investigation into Saccone's participation at the Capitol, he...

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Delco 911 Center gets $1.5M boost from state

Delco 911 Center gets $1.5M boost from state

The Delaware County 911 Center will receive a $1.5 million grant from the state to upgrade towers as part of a major overhaul of emergency communications systems in the county. The Redevelopment Assistance Capital Program grant was secured through a bipartisan effort...

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New representatives talk gun safety

New representatives talk gun safety

WEST CHESTER—Three new legislators are taking aim at gun safety. As part of Thursday’s 50-minute long virtual event, “Gun Safety in 2021: A Discussion with New Chester and Delaware County Legislators,” the need for bi-partisan support and reaching common ground...

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