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Judge rejects GOP attempt to shut down early voting center in Delaware County

Chester County was scheduled to continue operating it Saturday and Sunday, allowing people to register to vote, apply for a mail-in ballot, fill it out and turn it in.

By The Associated Press

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Shuttered reform school in Delaware County eyed as medical overflow facility

The Glen Mills School has medical and dental facilities, an air field, a generator and a more than 85,000 square-foot athletic facility.
By The Associated Press

Forget Penn and Pitt: Is this little-known school the best deal in Pa. higher-ed?

The Delaware County Technical Schools Practical Nursing Program is, at heart, a quick-turn program that trains students to become licensed practical nurses.

By Avi Wolfman-Arent/Keystone Crossroads

Delaware Co. DA takes lead on busting polluters

Jack Stollsteimer proves the adage that elections have consequences
By Joseph Darius Jaafari

More lawsuits filed against nation’s oldest reform school

The Philadelphia Inquirer reports that 13 lawsuits have been filed recently against now-shuttered Glen Mills Schools.

By The Associated Press

Delco DA ends bid to keep man in prison who won clemency after 25 years

“The idea the Delaware County District Attorney’s Office would be pursuing it 28 years later as sort of a vendetta against a man whose sentence was commuted for a far more serious crime … just sends the wrong message.”
By Laura Benshoff/WHYY and Nicholas Pugliese/WHYY

Delco Dems promise ‘sweeping change’ as GOP loses power in Philly suburbs

At their first meeting, the newly-elected members took small steps towards some of their campaign promises, which included increasing transparency, providing greater oversight of the privately-controlled county jail and ending the political patronage machine they say came with decades of single-party leadership.

By Laura Benshoff/WHYY

Taking on the minority-commissioner role in Bucks and Chester counties

For the first time in recent memory, Democrats will be the governing majority in Bucks County.
By P. Kenneth Burns/WHYY