2022-11-30

2022-11-30 E-Edition

Interfaith celebrants offer annual Thanksgiving blessings

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In keeping with a Thanksgiving tradition, the Marple Newtown Clergy Association held its annual Interfaith Prayer Service last week (Nov. 22) at Temple Sholom Synagogue, 55 Church Lane, Broomall. Usually held the Tuesday before Thanksgiving Day, the service has taken place at rotating Marple Newtown worship sites over the last 30 years. “There’s no place more important to be and […]

Media, others mourn the passing of Rev. Warren Mays, Sr.

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Second Baptist Church of Media, 400 East State St., will never be the same. Its longtime shepherd is in God’s hands. On Saturday, (Nov. 26) legendary pastor Rev. Warren D. Mays, Sr., passed away following an illness. Over the past several weeks, Media Borough and surrounding communities came together to pray for Mays’ recovery as he was an inpatient in […]

Chester Greeks made seniors happy for Thanksgiving

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Thanksgiving came a few days early for many senior residents of the Palmerhouse and Stinson Towers in Chester because last Saturday (Nov. 19), members of the Chester Inter Greek Council provided their annual holiday meal. Members of the Council include this year’s host — Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority, Inc.– and Theta Psi Sigma Alumnae Chapter, Phi Delta Kappa, and other […]

Community Spirit in Action CSA

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Thursday, December 1, 2022 ‘Dialogues for Diversity’ continues for free at DCCC Diversity, equity, and inclusion have been at the forefront of national conversation over the last few years. However, there has also been a wave of fatigue around these topics, leaving some wondering why equity is still an area of focus. “Why Are We Still Focusing on Equity?” is […]

More than 400 attend DCIU’s first ArT Showcase

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The Delaware County Intermediate Unit (DCIU) hosted its first adapted art showcase featuring artwork created by students with special needs on Nov. 17. Over 400 students, teachers, parents, and others from across the county came to see the more than 200 pieces of artwork on display. The ArT Showcase (intentionally spelled this way as the A and T represent Assistive […]

Community First honors longtime Darby Township leaders

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For the first time since the pandemic, Darby Township publicly honored six people for their longstanding work in the community. At a Nov. 19 luncheon at the Oaks Ballroom, many gathered for award presentations by members of the Darby Township Community First organization. Community First President Richard Womack along with County Council President Dr. Monica Taylor presented awards to the […]

DCCC police cadets getting ready for graduation

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On a cold and sunny November morning, staff at Delaware County Community College (DCCC) enthusiastically cheered on soon-to-be graduates of the college’s Municipal Police Academy (MPA) as cadets ran the last part of their training at the college’s Marple Campus. The cadets will graduate Dec. 14 at 7 p.m. at Ridley High School in Ridley Park. The guest speaker will […]

CWA wins prestigious award for water quality

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The Chester Water Authority (CWA) recently received the 10-year prestigious Presidents Award for its water treatment program from the Partnership for Safe Water. CWA is one of only two water providers in all of Pennsylvania that has achieved Phase IV of the Partnership for Safe Water. The other provider is the Carlisle Borough Municipal Authority. The award honors utilities for […]

High school culinary program plays big role in school café’ grand reopening

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The Chester Upland School District (CUSD) recently hosted a grand re-opening for Clipper Café, a student-run eatery located inside Chester High School. Students enrolled in the district’s Career and Technical Education (CTE) culinary arts program, under the supervision of their teacher, Chef Rodney Harris, spoke with guests about their preparation for the day, and the day’s menu which featured an […]