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 2017-09-26 14:06 

Delaware County Daily Times

Philadelphia to honor black activist with City Hall statue... +

PHILADELPHIA >> A century before the fight to end Jim Crow segregation laws, Octavius Valentine Catto was leading a civil rights movement in Philadelphia.The 19th-century educator and activist fought for better education for black students, led efforts to...

 2017-09-26 13:24 

Delaware State News

UD provost resigning... +

NEWARK University of Delaware provost Domenico Grasso is stepping down next month. The university announced Friday in an email to students and faculty Dr. Grasso has made a personal decision to step down from his current role effective Oct. 15. He will r...

 2017-09-26 13:19 

Delaware County Daily Times

Equifax dumps CEO in wake of damaging data breach... +

NEW YORK >> Credit reporting agency Equifax is ousting CEO Richard Smith in an effort to clean up the mess left by a damaging data breach that exposed highly sensitive information about 143 million Americans.The shake-up announced Tuesday comes after Equi...

 2017-09-26 12:58 

Delaware County Daily Times

Police: Drunken woman drives to pick up arrested drunken man... +

CANTON, Ohio >> Police say an Ohio woman drunkenly drove to a sheriff's office after receiving a call to pick up her boyfriend, who had already been arrested for drunken driving.WEWS-TV reports a sergeant at the Stark County Sheriff's Office talked to the...

 2017-09-26 11:41 

Delaware County Daily Times

The Heron's Nest: Tale of the Tape for Baker; Trump should punt this one; the Eagles on the radio... +

When I was a kid, I did a lot dumb things.That's what kids do.Luckily, I grew up before the Internet.Before Facebook.Before seemingly our every waking moment was captured on video.I have total deniability when it comes to the indiscretions of my youth. Th...

 2017-09-26 11:26 

Delaware County Daily Times

Letter: Pa. needs to decrease carbon imprint... +

To the Times:As a granddaughter and friend, I feel disheartened by the pollution in our nation. The United States, as one of the world leaders in innovation, is also one of the world's leaders in climate polluting.Our great state of Pennsylvania is respon...

 2017-09-26 11:25 

Delaware County Daily Times

Guest Column: A prescription for fixing what ails America... +

I was the first born into an Irish Catholic family in Ardmore. The year was 1936 and it was five years prior to the sneak attack on Pearl Harbor. I am the product of a Parochial and Public School Education. My first eight years were at Saint Coleman's Cat...

 2017-09-26 10:53 

Delaware County Daily Times

Sound Off for Tuesday, Sept. 26... +

FATHER TIMEWell they did it again; Fr. Flannigan and Fr. Joe and all the others on a wonderful carnival in Ridley Park at St. James Regional School. A great time was had by all. Thank you and God bless.BIG DADDY IN RIDLEY PARKNO FAN OF DONI wish Donald Tr...

 2017-09-26 10:17 

Delaware County Daily Times

Monday Night NFL: Prescott, Cowboys pull away to beat Cardinals... +

GLENDALE, Ariz. >> Dak Prescott kneeled with his teammates and team owner before the game, flipped head over heels for a touchdown in the first half and capped his night with a 37-yard TD pass that proved to be the game winner.The Dallas Cowboys erased la...

 2017-09-26 10:06 

Delaware County Daily Times

Regional Morning Briefing: Limerick shooting suspect found dead; Toomey defends health care vote... +

Good Morning. Here are some of the top stories from around the region.WEATHEROne more hot day (or so they say). Expect it not to be as bad today, but the high will still push about 87 degrees.CLICK HERE to check your local forecast....

 2017-09-26 10:02 

Delaware County Daily Times

Editorial: President Trump kicks a political football... +

President Trump apparently is not satisfied with butting heads with North Korean strongman Kim Jong Un. Or even Senate Democats.Now he's picking a fight with someone much more powerful.The NFL.You know, those guys who own Sunday afternoon. Or at least the...

 2017-09-26 10:01 

Delaware County Daily Times

These are the 10 Things You Need to Know for Tuesday... +

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Monday:1. LAST-GASP GOP DRIVE TO REPEAL OBAMACARE COLLAPSESEffectively sinking the legislation, Maine Sen. Susan Collins refuses to support the newest plan to...

 2017-09-26 09:57 

Delaware County Daily Times

Top 10 for Tuesday: Top 10 things about climbing the stairs at the Linc... +

Delco Top 10 for Tuesday, Sept. 26, 2017First Annual Philly 911 Memorial Stair Climb at the LincWhat a sincere way to honor the 323 fallen fireman, EMS, and police officers at the twin towers on 9/11. The National Firefighter's Foundation and the Philadel...

 2017-09-26 09:53 

Delaware County Daily Times

Radnor Commissioners President Phil Ahr skips Monday night meeting; not buzz over raid... +

Radnor >> An early morning raid last week by the Delaware County detectives on the home of Phil Ahr, the president of the Board of Commissioners, has Radnor Township abuzz - and at least one commissioner calling for Ahr to step down. Ahr, a Democrat, was ...

 2017-09-26 09:40 

Delaware County Daily Times

Today in History: Sept. 26, 2017... +

100 Years Ago - 1917: The 104th anniversary of the Union Methodist Episcopal Church, at Wallingford, will be observed next Sunday. The Rev. John Stringer, pastor, will be in charge. Dr. Stringer has been 11 years at Wallingford, and has been in the minist...

 2017-09-26 09:25 

Delaware County Daily Times

Mongtomery County man who allegedly shot ex-girlfriend's mom in Limerick found dead... +

SCHUYLKILL TOWNSHIP >> A Lower Salford man wanted in connection with the Sept. 22 shooting of a Limerick woman was found dead in Schuylkill Township Monday night.Gregory Fedlman died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound, according to Chester County District ...

 2017-09-26 09:25 

Delaware County Daily Times

Man who allegedly shot ex-girlfriend's mom in Limerick found dead... +

SCHUYLKILL TOWNSHIP >> A Lower Salford man wanted in connection with the Sept. 22 shooting of a Limerick woman was found dead in Schuylkill Township Monday night.Gregory Feldman, 30, died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound, according to Chester County Dist...

 2017-09-26 09:19 

Delaware County Daily Times

As senators defect, GOP concedes health bill's fate bleak... +

WASHINGTON >> Republican Sen. Susan Collins' decision to oppose the GOP push to repeal President Barack Obama's health care overhaul leaves the effort all but dead, with even party leaders conceding that their prospects are dismal."It's going to be a heav...

 2017-09-26 09:18 

Delaware County Daily Times

Cowboys kneel before national anthem against Arizona... +

GLENDALE, Ariz. >> Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones has been a staunch supporter of President Donald Trump, so the speculation was that he would not allow his players to kneel during the national anthem.The Cowboys and their owner did kneel, though not du...

 2017-09-26 09:14 

Delaware County Daily Times

William Penn School District featured in new documentary on education... +

A documentary airing Tuesday night on The National Geographic Channel on the inequalities of technology access in schools around the country will feature the William Penn School District."Without a Net: The Digital Divide in America," is a new one-hour fe...

 2017-09-26 09:14 

Delaware County Daily Times

WATCH: William Penn School District featured in new documentary on education... +

A documentary airing Tuesday night on The National Geographic Channel on the inequalities of technology access in schools around the country will feature the William Penn School District."Without a Net: The Digital Divide in America," is a new one-hour fe...

 2017-09-26 09:08 

Delaware County Daily Times

15 fugitives surrender, get new court dates under Operation Reset... +

MEDIA >> Fifteen fugitives surrendered Saturday under "Operation Reset," clearing a total of 71 outstanding warrants, according to the Delaware County Sheriff's Office. All participants were assigned a new court date and were released. Delaware County She...

 2017-09-26 09:06 

Delaware County Daily Times

Parents of Murdered Children holds vigil for murder victims... +

UPPER CHICHESTER >> It's a birthday gift that most would not want, but for Chester resident Quiana Butler, her attendance at Monday night's Delaware County Chapter Parents of Murdered Children (POMC) vigil was, in her view, one of the best birthday presen...

 2017-09-26 08:58 

Delaware County Daily Times

Christine Flowers: An appreciation of an Amazing Grace... +

Names are important. I don't mean that every name is a perfect description of the bearer, because we usually don't have much of a choice in the matter. I was the fortunate product of a mother who had crossed the Christina River in Delaware and decided tha...

 2017-09-26 04:01 

Delaware County Daily Times

Phils' Nola finishes strong in latest loss... +

PHILADELPHIA >> Aaron Nola started the season coming off a winter of rehabilitating a worrisome arm problem. He was just three starts into the season when back problems sidelined him in late April.It didn't appear that Nola was going to return to the form...

 2017-09-26 04:01 

Delaware County Daily Times

VIDEO: Phillies Nola finishes strong in latest loss to Nationals... +

PHILADELPHIA >> Aaron Nola started the season coming off a winter of rehabilitating a worrisome arm problem. He was just three starts into the season when back problems sidelined him in late April.It didn't appear that Nola was going to return to the form...

 2017-09-26 03:11 

Delaware County Daily Times

Manager Pete Mackanin's Phillies future still up in the air... +

PHILADELPHIA >> You might not know it, judging by attendance figures and chronically woeful win-loss standings numbers, but there is something to be excited about when it comes to the Phillies.Entering Monday night's last-homestand opener against the Wash...

 2017-09-26 03:09 

Delaware County Daily Times

Sixers notebook: Jahlil Okafor has shed pounds but not his professional burdens... +

CAMDEN, N.J. >> A new vegan diet has allowed Jahlil Okafor to shed some pounds. Nothing, it seems, will relieve his professional burdens.On the eve of training camp Monday, it was clear that little has changed about Okafor's situation with the Sixers, oth...

 2017-09-26 03:08 

Delaware County Daily Times

Jack McCaffery: As camp opens, Sixers deep enough to be 'really good'... +

CAMDEN, N.J. >> It took four years of disgrace, a couple of general managers, several dozen marginal NBA players and Josh Harris looking the other way, but the 76ers Tuesday will have reached a significant franchise checkpoint.Finally, after years of 10-d...

 2017-09-26 03:08 

Delaware County Daily Times

Ben Simmons '100 percent' ready, Joel Embiid close as 76ers hit training camp... +

CAMDEN, N.J. >> Ben Simmons is ready. Joel Embiid will be ready soon.As they prepared Monday to open training camp, the 76ers would have to be content with that measure of progress."All in all," president Bryan Colangelo said, "I believe our medical team ...

 2017-09-26 03:07 

Delaware County Daily Times

Grotz: Doug Pederson has players in his corner, but remains an enigma on Eagles sideline... +

PHILADELPHIA >> Trapped between the analytics data shaping play calls and the "down, set, hut 1" verbiage flowing through his DNA, is the man we know as Doug Pederson.Eagles head coach, career backup quarterback, hater of tasteless Odell Beckham Jr. scori...

 2017-09-26 03:07 

Delaware County Daily Times

Eagles' Darren Sproles broke arm, tore ACL on same play... +

PHILADELPHIA >> Doug Pederson called it a "double whammy."For Eagles running back Darren Sproles, in the last year of his contract, it could be a triple-whammy.The 34-year-old veteran sustained a career-threatening torn ACL and a broken arm in the 27-24 w...

 2017-09-26 03:02 

Delaware State News

Roundup: Tyler leads Delmarva Christian to soccer win... +

Logan Tyler netted a pair of second-half goals as Delmarva Christian posted a 6-3 victory over Salisbury Christian in boys soccer on Monday afternoon. Noah Walton (2 assists), Benjamin Little (1 assist) and Jorge Altieri-Santiago also scored goals for the...

 2017-09-26 02:22 

Delaware State News

City councilman takes to the streets to address downtown Dover business issues... +

DOVER The best way to find out how local businesses in downtown Dover are doing, according to City Councilman David Anderson, is to put on those walking shoes and take to the streets. Thats exactly what Mr. Anderson, Downtown Dover Partnership Executive...

 2017-09-26 00:35 

Delaware County Daily Times

Toomey stands Pat on GOP health care plan... +

SPRINGFIELD >> U.S. Sen. Pat Toomey, R-Pa., came to talk Delaware County yesterday to take part in a roundtable discussion regarding tax reform with the Delaware County Chamber of Commerce. But he also had the fierce health care debate raging in the Senat...

 2017-09-26 00:11 

Delaware County Daily Times

Protesters take helath-care message to Meehan's office again... +

SPRINGFIELD >> Sidewalk rallies on Sproul Road outside of U.S. Rep. Pat Meehan's, R-7, office have become routine, and Monday was no exception. With the current proposed health care legislation - the Graham-Cassidy bill - in the Senate, reportedly balanci...

 2017-09-26 00:09 

Delaware State News

Blue Hens set for showdown vs. No. 1 defending champ JMU... +

NEWARK This is one of those opportunities that doesnt come along every day. James Madison is not only the defending NCAA FCS Division I football national champion, but the Dukes are still ranked No. 1 in the country. And JMU has won 16 games in a row. No...

 2017-09-26 00:04 

Delaware State News

Local Auto Racing: Five drivers win titles at Del. Speedway... +

DELMAR Three point battles went right down to the wire and three drivers picked up their first wins of the season on Saturday night at Delaware International Speedway. While the points are not official until mid-week, the following drivers won championsh...

 2017-09-25 21:12 

Delaware County Daily Times

Baker pleads guilty in 'sucker punch' case... +

WEST CHESTER >> Barry Robert Baker Jr., the former East Fallowfield man who threw a "sucker punch" at a disabled man and became infamous on social media for doing so as a surveillance video of the incident began circulating on the internet, pleaded guilty...

 2017-09-25 21:05 

Delaware County Daily Times

Pennsylvania official: Hackers maybe sought voter records... +

HARRISBURG >> Pennsylvania's top elections official says he thinks Russian hackers who tried to access the state's election systems last year had hoped to alter voter registration records in an effort to sow confusion and frustration.Secretary of State Pe...

 2017-09-25 20:44 

Delaware County Daily Times

3 face charges in BB-gun vandalism spree in 3 towns... +

GLENOLDEN >> A trio of bicyclists from Philadelphia are behind bars in Delaware County, charged with shooting out car windows with BB guns Sunday night in Glenolden, Ridley Township and Darby Township, according to court documents and Glenolden Police Chi...

 2017-09-25 19:15 

Delaware County Daily Times

Weiner hits 'rock bottom,' gets 21 months in prison for teen sexting... +

NEW YORK >> Anthony Weiner's sexting compulsion cost him his seat in Congress, his shot at becoming New York mayor and his marriage, and may have even denied Hillary Clinton the presidency. On Monday, it cost him his freedom.Weiner, 53, dropped his head i...

 2017-09-25 19:00 

Delaware County Daily Times

Phoenixville High School grads, filmmakers hope to make project a reality... +

Phoenixville High School grads Tyler Schnabel and Ryan Dellaquila hope to catch the attention of the Duplass Brothers ("The Skeleton Twins," "Asperger's Are Us," HBO's "Room 104" and "Togetherness").Their mission is to take a home movie that they shot in ...

 2017-09-25 18:55 

Delaware County Daily Times

Mark Zuckerberg visits Philly, orders cheesesteak like a local... +

PHILADELPHIA >> When Mark Zuckerberg comes to Philadelphia, he does as Philadelphians do.The Facebook CEO on Sunday posted a picture of himself ordering a cheesesteak at one of the city's most well-known eateries. The caption reads: "Traveled all the way ...

 2017-09-25 18:03 

Delaware State News

Harrington roads closed as police investigate incident... +

The Harrington Police Department with the assistance of the Delaware State Police are currently operating in the unit block of Dickerson Street for a report of a possible suicidal subject located in a residence, authorities said. Several residences in the...

 2017-09-25 18:03 

Delaware State News

Harrington standoff ends with no injuries... +

HARRINGTON A 36-year-old man was transported to an area hospital for an evaluation Monday after a standoff that drew nearly 50 police vehicles and closed down local streets. According to the Delaware State Police, the man was taken into custody at approx...

 2017-09-25 17:45 

Delaware County Daily Times

Eagles' running back Sproles out for season after breaking arm, tearing ACL on same play... +

PHILADELPHIA >> Doug Pederson called it a "double whammy."For all practical purposes, it could be a triple-whammy.Eagles veteran running back Darren Sproles sustained a career-threatening torn ACL and a broken arm in the 27-24 win over the Giants Sunday.T...

 2017-09-25 17:23 

Delaware County Daily Times

Reward offered for tips leading to capture of alleged Limerick shooter... +

NORRISTOWN >> A Lower Salford man allegedly told his ex-girlfriend, "I wanted you to feel my pain," after he shot and wounded her mother at their Limerick home and authorities have offered a reward for his capture.The Montgomery County District Attorney's...

 2017-09-25 17:10 

Delaware County Daily Times

Library News: Tinicum hosts history programs, from Egyptian mummies to WWII shipyards... +

TINICUM >> Tinicum Memorial Public Library, 620 Seneca St., Essington, welcomes Bill Moller of the township historical society for "Hog Island, World's Largest Shipyard" at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 18. Come out to hear the fascinating story of the shipya...

 2017-09-25 16:34 

Delaware County Daily Times

Pennsylvania funeral director arrested over corpse pictures... +

EAST STROUDSBURG >> A Pennsylvania funeral director has been charged with abusing corpses for allegedly taking cellphone pictures of the dead to "gross out" her friends and family.Twenty-seven-year-old Angeliegha Stewart also faces a marijuana charge, aft...

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