Area churches and congregations prepare for Palm Sunday, start of holiest week on Christian calendar
Palm Sunday of the Lord’s Passion ushers in the holiest week of the year on the Christian calendar known as Holy Week. That begins this Sunday, April 2. It commemorates Jesus’ entrance into Jerusalem on a donkey with throngs and throngs of people cheering him on and waving their palm branches. “Hosanna in the highest,” proclaimed the crowd. Many Christian […]
Ridley Park Borough Manager Richard Tutak had some good news to report at Council’s March meeting about the status of construction of the Sellers Ave. bridge over Amtrak’s right-of-way. “On March 3…. PennDOT awarded the Sellers Ave. Bridge to Road- Con, Inc. out of West Chester for the cost of $9,831,574,” Tutak reported. “This project is being funded by Penn- […]
Delaware County’s Office of Workforce Development, through PA CareerLink® Delaware County is offering job training and employment search assistance to the hundreds of people impacted by the lay- offs by Crozer Health. Two weeks ago, Crozer Health and its parent company, Prospect Medical Holdings, publicly announced the layoff of over 200 employees as part of its operational restructuring plan. Hundreds […]
A s U.S. education secretary, a father and a lifelong educator, I want us to enrich public schools, not ban books and topics. Parents don’t want politicians dictating what their children can learn, think, and believe. That’s not how public education is supposed to work in a free country. Here’s what we should do. What we teach in our nation’s […]
Two local students — Amanda Neubauer, of Aston, and Oksana Specht, of Media — were named to the Dean’s List for the fall 2022 semester at Grove City. Grove City is a Christian liberal arts college north of Pittsburgh. Four Delaware County students were named to the Dean’s List at RIT for the fall semester of the 2022-2023 academic year. […]
The Delaware County Women’s Commission, in honor of Women’s History Month, recognized four county residents for their accomplishments and passion as “storytellers” as part of its theme of “Celebrating Women Who Tell Our Stories.” The honorees represented the past, present and future. They were the late historian Nancy Webster (past); local reporter and editor Peg DeGrassa (present); Leigh Anne McKelvey, […]
Chester minister Rev. Dr. William “Rocky” Brown, last week celebrated his 44th anniversary in the ministry, according to his social media post. Brown is a former Chester city councilman and activist.
In CYO girls’ basketball, the St. Anastasia Lady Spartans secured another PA state championship Sunday, March 12. Upon returning to Newtown Square from Altoona, the Lady Spartans received a hero’s welcome. They were escorted by the Newtown Square Fire Department from Episcopal Academy back to St. Anastasia with the community cheering them on.