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What Pennsylvania’s Broadband Bill Means for One County

What Pennsylvania’s Broadband Bill Means for One County

(TNS) — High-speed internet is essential to modern life, a fact made even more apparent in recent years as more people began working and attending school from home. But access to it is hardly guaranteed. “York County is peppered with holes in coverage,” according to...

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Kennett Library & Resource Center begins construction

Kennett Library & Resource Center begins construction

Throughout the last year of their nearly 20-year journey to construct a new library, the visionaries responsible for raising the funds for what will become the Kennett Library & Resource Center have asked thousands in the community “To Imagine a Place.” The “place”...

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SCS serves delivers emergency meals to frail Delco seniors

SCS serves delivers emergency meals to frail Delco seniors

CHESTER – During the height of the pandemic, food apps received accolades for delivering to the safety of homes. But in Delaware County, there is an organization that has been providing that service to hom bound seniors for more than 40 years. Senior Community...

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Kennett Greenway receives $1.47 million in grant funding

Kennett Greenway receives $1.47 million in grant funding

The Magnolia Underpass and Birch Street in Kennett Square – two major connectors of the 14-mile Kennett Greenway -- will be developed, thanks to a $1.471 million grant received by the Commonwealth Financing Authority’s Multimodal Transportation Fund (MTF) on Nov. 19....

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Brandywine River Museum of Art reopens with holiday cheer

Brandywine River Museum of Art reopens with holiday cheer

CHADDS FORD — The Brandywine River Museum of Art reopened to the public this holiday weekend. The iconic flagship destination in Southeastern Pennsylvania suffered an estimated $6 million in damages from floodwaters on September 1 during Hurricane Ida, which hit the...

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DelVal Politicians, Residents Share Thanksgiving Favorites

DelVal Politicians, Residents Share Thanksgiving Favorites

Thanksgiving, the quintessential American holiday, brings people together. Across a table, across the miles, and even across the partisan political aisle. At the center of Thanksgiving is the dinner table. What will you find on it this year? A Delaware Valley Journal...

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‘Mask Up Media’ campaign receives state recognition

‘Mask Up Media’ campaign receives state recognition

MEDIA– The Media Borough “Mask Up Media” Campaign was awarded a first place recognition in the Special Recognition Category in the Communications Contest sponsored by the Pennsylvania State Association of Boroughs. The 2021 award winners were recognized in October at...

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Community Briefs: Trainer woman celebrates 100 years

Community Briefs: Trainer woman celebrates 100 years

TRAINER– Lifelong Delaware County resident Ruth Bush celebrated her 100th birthday on Wednesday, Oct. 20, surrounded by family, friends, and cake at her home in Trainer. Born in Chester, Bush was married to her late husband Joseph Bush for 36 years until he passed...

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Guest Column: It’s time to free the funds

Guest Column: It’s time to free the funds

About six months ago, President Biden signed the American Rescue Plan, a historic investment in the working families and communities who had been hit hardest by the coronavirus pandemic. At the time, I applauded that bill – it was proof of what good government can do,...

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Domestic Abuse Project holds vigil in Chester on Saturday

Domestic Abuse Project holds vigil in Chester on Saturday

MEDIA– In recognition of Domestic Violence Awareness Month, the Domestic Abuse Project of Delaware County is ‘Painting the Town Purple’ throughout the month of October. Several awareness and educational events are planned for this month, with the intention of inviting...

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Broadband bill can benefit already-wired communities

Broadband bill can benefit already-wired communities

This week, Congress is set to vote on a historic infrastructure bill, part of President Biden’s plan to Build Back Better. That bill contains funding for typical infrastructure projects, like roads and bridges – but it also has unprecedented support for expanding...

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PA GOP Senators Seek Election Fraud Testimony By Oct. 1

PA GOP Senators Seek Election Fraud Testimony By Oct. 1

Pennsylvania Republican state senators are seeking testimony from people who witnessed election fraud in the November 2020 election. However, Democrats are pushing back. Senate Intergovernmental Operations Committee Chairman Sen. Chris Dush (R-Jefferson) urged...

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Tougher DUI penalties urged in Deana Eckman’s name

Tougher DUI penalties urged in Deana Eckman’s name

Delaware County District Attorney Jack Stollsteimer joined the parents of a woman killed by an impaired driver in 2019 during testimony before the state Senate Transportation Committee last week on proposed legislation to increase penalties for repeat DUI offenders....

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New report shows reason you keep receiving robocalls

PHILADELPHIA (WJET/WFXP/YourErie.com) — A looming deadline should finally force all U.S. phone companies to take stopping robocalls seriously. In 2019, Congress passed the TRACED Act, which mandated phone companies install caller ID verification to squash illegal...

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Do Not Sell Firearm Registry To Reduce Suicides

Do Not Sell Firearm Registry To Reduce Suicides

CHESTER – In recognition of Suicide Prevention Month, Sen. John Kane of Chester & Delaware Counties has introduced legislation aimed at reducing suicide deaths in PA. His Senate Bill 816 will create a voluntary Do-Not-Sell Firearm Registry to reduce self-harm and...

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Overdose Awareness Day In PA

Overdose Awareness Day In PA

HARRISBURG – PA marked International Overdose Awareness Day on the steps of the state Capitol today. Sen. John Kane of Chester & Delaware Counties addressed a gathering of the world’s largest campaign to end overdoses, remember those who have died, and acknowledge the...

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Overdose Awareness Day

Overdose Awareness Day

Today is International Overdose Awareness day, the world’s largest campaign to end overdose, remember those that died, and raise awareness about preventing overdoses. In Harrisburg, State Senator John Kane said that the Pandemic had accelerated the number of...

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