Week in Review: April 15-21

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.

This week, we reported on recent state police sobriety checkpoints—which resulted in 17 DUI arrests—along with a new welcome home parade for veterans, Rose Tree Media's PSSA scores, and provided an update on the 3rd Street bridge/dam situation.

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


Saturday, April 21

The 136 year-old Friends School was honored for its historic commitment to equality and justice.

Painter Chris Niedland will be the featured artist at Beauty Gallery in Edgmont from April 26 to June 10.

Check out these homes with unique features that are for sale in the greater Philadelphia area.


Friday, April 20

Tyler Arboretum, Delco SPCA, and 320 Market Cafe are all hiring.

Penncrest High School collected 7.5 tons of food for Shire's Great Food Fight, benefiting Philabundance.

Media Borough Council told the public it will vote on the "broad direction" of the project at its May 17 meeting.

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

This tuxedo-colored cat, named Holly, is available for adoption at the Delco SPCA.

Dispose of hazardous household waste in a way that's safe for Media and its residents.


Thursday, April 19

This is the 21st campaign office to open in Pennsylvania.

Recent death notices of local and former residents.

A snapshot timeline of the past 16 years of the 3rd Street bridge and dam project in Media Borough.

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.


Wednesday, April 18

The Rose Tree Media School District's PSSA performance ranks 19 out of 500 school districts in Pennsylvania, according to the Pittsburgh Business Times.

Two Delaware County Community College students receive awards.

Get rid of your unwanted computer in a way that's safe for Media.

Online voting begins for Delaware Valley Regional Planning Commission's photo contest.

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

The 10th Annual Americana Roots Ramble is set for Saturday throughout downtown Media.


Tuesday, April 17

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.

Find three local attractions you can visit on one tank of gas.

Find out about upcoming deadlines in the Media Patch community from April 16-22.

Delaware County Council recently announced the new administrator for Fair Acres in Middletown.

This Media Elementary School second grade teacher is also a mummer and plays the alto saxophone and the flute in his spare time.

The post offices in Media and Edgmont will keep their normal hours on Tuesday's Tax Day, April 17.


Monday, April 16

Vote to determine who will win the $240 Stub Hub gift card.

Returning veterans from the Philadelphia region who have served the country from Sept. 11, 2001 to present day will be honored on Saturday, April 28.

Celebrate healthy lifestyles and prevention programs by participating in Holcomb Behavioral Health Systems annual skate party.

The Pennsylvania State Police-Media Barracks increased Delaware County enforcement on two separate weekends resulting in several arrests and citations.

Where is the best cupcake?


Sunday, April 15

See what our readers voted as the area's best sporting goods store in the results of our Readers' Choice poll.


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