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Delco boroughs get $3 million in state funding for building projects

The Redevelopment Assistance Capital Program recently awarded $3 million in state funds to two projects in Folcroft and Upper Darby, towns outside of Philadelphia. Administered by the Office of the Budget, RACP projects are state-funded and designed to support the acquisition and construction of regional economic, cultural, civic, recreational and historical improvements. “This investment from … Continue reading Delco boroughs get $3 million in state funding for building projects

Cobbs Creek ‘stop-n-go’ loses license

Sen. Anthony H. Williams applauded a recent decision by the Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board to refuse to renew the license of the “stop-n-go” at 5747 Christian St. in the city's Cobbs Creek neighborhood. “I commend the PLCB for its commitment to enforcing existing regulations,” Williams said. “Philadelphia residents have long asked for more help from … Continue reading Cobbs Creek ‘stop-n-go’ loses license

NBA names HBCU grad to head African league

The NBA has named Amadou Gallo Fall, its vice president and managing director for Africa, as president of the Basketball Africa League, a new professional league featuring teams from across Africa. “Amadou’s efforts to grow basketball and the NBA’s business across Africa have been extraordinary, and he is an ideal choice to lead the Basketball … Continue reading NBA names HBCU grad to head African league

Penn State Brandywine students network with certified public accountants community

Led by Penn State Brandywine faculty adviser and assistant professor of Accounting, Karen McDougal, members of the university’s accounting club recently participated in the “Casino Night,” a student networking event hosted by the Pennsylvania Institute of Certified Public Accountants (PIPCA). “The Accounting Club is in its second year at Brandywine,” McDougal said. “They regularly sponsor … Continue reading Penn State Brandywine students network with certified public accountants community

Delco council touts ‘Red Ribbon Week’

Students and staff from East Lansdowne Elementary School recently joined the members of the Delaware County Council, Office of Behavioral Health/Drug and Alcohol Prevention Program, and Heroin Task Force to recognize national Red Ribbon Week. Led by East Lansdowne Elementary School counselor Marnie Jackson, students were encouraged to sign a pledge to live drug free … Continue reading Delco council touts ‘Red Ribbon Week’