Week In Review: April 1-7

Did you miss any of this week's news?

There isn't always time to sit down and read the news. So in case you missed any of the week's stories, here's a look at what happened in the greater Media area over the course of the week.

We gave you a photo gallery from last week's Great Media Easter Egg Hunt. We told you about a Kohl's recall on a toy truck. We gave you coverage of presidential hopefully Mitt Romney's visit to Delaware County. And we told you about several identity thefts in the area.

Below is a full list of this week's stories.


Saturday, April 7

The Media-Providence Friends School community celebrated the many connections between math and science during Annual Math & Science Day.

Visit your library April 8 to 14 to celebrate National Library Week.

Check out these town houses that are for sale in the greater Philadelphia area.


Friday, April 6

This domestic short hair cat, named Chloe, is available for adoption at the Delco SPCA.

The holiday weekend is slowing down the open house market in the Media area for the weekend of April 7.

Looking for a job?

The Pennsylvania State Police will step up its traffic enforcement over the Easter weekend due to increased traffic on the roadways.

Results from Media Patch's 2012 Reader's Choice polls.


Thursday, April 5

GOP presidential hopeful Mitt Romney speaks to an enthusiastic crowd of supporters from Delaware County and beyond on April 4 at The Iron Shop in Broomall.

The following information has been supplied by the Pennsylvania State Police-Media Barracks. If arrests or charges are mentioned, they do not indicate guilt or a conviction.

In honor of campus founder and CEO John D. Vairo, who passed away in January, Penn State Brandywine will host a memorial on April 11.

These are recent death notices of local and former residents.


Wednesday, April 4

The following information has been supplied by the Pennsylvania State Police-Media Barracks. If arrests or charges are mentioned, they do not indicate guilt or a conviction.

Vote for the best mascot and then post fan photos to enter a contest for $240 in game tickets.

Matthew Cook, 24, of Media, will face a formal arraignment on April 26

The presidential candidate visited Broomall's The Iron Shop Wednesday.

Patch offers some ideas for the upcoming weekend for you and the family.

The deadline for applications for absentee ballots is 5 p.m. Tuesday, April 17.


Tuesday, April 3

Get to know your Media Police Department.

Increase could cost most customers about $7 per month.

Find out about upcoming deadlines in the Media Patch community from April 2-8.

Want to get out of town and go for a trip, but looking to save money?

Penn State Brandywine’s offers Accelerated Bachelor of Science in Business 20-month program for busy adults.

Media VFW Post Seeks New Members

Media VFW Post 3460 is a home away from home for local veterans. But younger veterans are hard to come by, according to the Delaware County Daily Times.


Monday, April 2

A St. Anastasia's School teacher got a surprise of a lifetime when her boyfriend proposed to her outside the school on March 30.

More than 120 children scooped up 5,000 candy-filled eggs at the Great Media Easter Egg Hunt on Saturday.

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with Kohl's Department Store, announced a voluntary recall of a toy truck on Monday.

Seven students from Media are among 65 Delaware County Community College students who were recently named to 'Who's Who Among Students in American Junior Colleges.'

Where is the best place to do your taxes?

Win a $240 StubHub gift card.


Sunday, April 1

See the results of our Readers' Choice polls from around the Philadelphia area.

Run For Heroes, Inc., presented a $30,000 check to the Delaware County Hero Scholarship Fund.


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