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UPDATE: The Secret Burglary That Exposed J. Edgar Hoover’s FBI

Jan 07

UPDATE: The Secret Burglary That Exposed J. Edgar Hoover’s FBI

Media, PA is once again featured in the news for its role in revealing FBI activities in the 1970s: More than 40 years ago, on the evening of March 8, 1971, a group of burglars carried out an audacious plan. They pried open the door of an FBI office in Pennsylvania and stole files about the bureau’s surveillance of anti-war groups and civil rights...

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Media Real Estate’s Wawa Plan Clears First Hurdle: Preliminary Approval

Nov 22

Media Real Estate’s Wawa Plan Clears First Hurdle: Preliminary Approval

Last night Borough Council unanimously approved the Land Development (SALDO) application for Media Real Estate’s plans to place a Wawa at the corner of Baltimore Ave and 252/Providence  Road. We placed 33 conditions on the approval, which, by the way, may be contested by Media Real Estate in the next 30 days if they so choose. We’ve met with them at...

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2013 Election: Results for Media Borough

Nov 05

2013 Election: Results for Media Borough

Media Borough Democrats swept both Council and Mayoral races. County-wide, the Republicans retained all county-wide elected positions, including county judge positions. Local Deborah Krull won Magisterial District Judge. The unofficial election results for Media, PA voting precincts, and county and statewide races. At time of writing, results from Media races are...

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Election 2013: Media Borough Voter Turnout

Nov 05

Election 2013: Media Borough Voter Turnout

Early election results show the Media turnout to be: Northern: 313 voters Southern: 357 voters Eastern: 504 voters Western: 349 voters Total turnout was 1523 voters, around 41% of active voters in Media. These numbers are unofficial tallies. Stay tuned for election results – should be posted before...

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Delaware County 2014 Budget includes a 2.8% tax increase

Nov 04

Delaware County 2014 Budget includes a 2.8% tax increase

Ouch. A one-two punch in the juevos to the Republican-controlled county government. The day before a highly-contested County election, the Delco Times comes out with this headline: Delaware County’s 2014 preliminary budget includes 2.8 percent tax increase That’s not going to help the GOP in the election tomorrow. MEDIA — The preliminary draft of...

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Vote Tuesday November 5

Nov 04

Vote Tuesday November 5

It’s been a somewhat quieter campaign season this year due to what was a heavily contested Primary Election, but suffice it to say that the election did not end in May – it will be decided tomorrow. As usual, we’ll run election results as they come in – usually around 9-9:30 PM. So tune in to get the breaking news for Media Borough...

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