Email, August 10: News you can use about COVID-19

(1 day ago)

Find details on Lansdowne's COVID-19 testing and state programs designed to help small businesses. Read more

 

Delaware County lawmakers call for investigation into violence against Black Lives Matter supporters

(Aug 07, 2020)

HARRISBURG (August 7, 2020) – Today, a group of state lawmakers from Delaware County called for District Attorney Jack Stollsteimer to investigate violence and intimidation aimed at Black Lives Matter supporters during a march in Ridley Township on Saturday, August 1 st . State Sens. Tim Kearney and Anthony Williams as well as State Reps. Leanne Krueger, Margo Davidson, David Delloso, Brian Kirkland, and Joanna McClinton signed the letter, which details how peaceful protesters were met with violence and intimidation by a group of counter-protesters. The letter calls for Delaware County’s District Attorney to investigate the counter-protesters’ actions and the Ridley Township Police Department’s response. “I was proud to participate in the Black Lives Matter protest and stand with people of all races and all ages against systemic racism,” said Sen. Tim Kearney . “But I was disturbed by the hate and intimidation that I witnessed firsthand from counter-protesters. We are better than that. We need to make sure our community feels safe when peacefully exercising their First Amendment rights.” “I join others across our community in expressing horror that this demonstration of love and support for Black lives was met by a menacing group with a mission to taunt and intimidate peaceful protesters,” said Rep. Leanne Krueger . “Instead of actively protecting the First Amendment rights of our Read more

 

Email, August 6: News you can use about COVID-19

(Aug 06, 2020)

Find out the latest on COVID-19 and programs to help with food security. Read more

 

State lawmakers announce $181,350 grant for William Penn School District

(Aug 06, 2020)

State Reps. Margo Davidson, Joanna McClinton and Mike Zabel announced that William Penn School District has been awarded a $181,350 Continuity of Education and Equity Grant for the 2020-21 academic year. Read more

 

Email, August 3: News you can use about COVID-19

(Aug 03, 2020)

Mitigation efforts have worked in the southeast region and Delaware County. Please stay vigilant Read more

 

Email, July 30: News you can use about COVID-19

(Jul 30, 2020)

Find an update on state programs that can benefit people here at home. Read more

 

Davidson supports Secretary of Health Dr. Rachel Levine

(Jul 29, 2020)

State Rep. Margo Davidson said she supports Pennsylvania’s secretary of health, Dr. Rachel Levine, in the wake of hateful transphobic comments, public actions and social media posts directed at the LGBTQ+ community. Read more

 

Email, July 27: News you can use about COVID-19

(Jul 27, 2020)

Find out the latest on COVID-19 updates and programs to help our residents in Delco. Read more

 

Email, July 24: News you can use about COVID-19

(Jul 24, 2020)

SNAP funds can now be used to purchase groceries online. Find out the latest national and Delco updates on COVID-19. Read more

 

Email, July 22: News you can use about COVID-19

(Jul 22, 2020)

Hazard pay grants make it possible for our essential workers to be compensated for their great work. Read more

 

Email, July 20: News you can use about COVID-19

(Jul 20, 2020)

More information on COVID-19 testing in our community and COVID-19 cases around our region and nation. Read more

 

Email, July 17: News you can use about COVID-19

(Jul 17, 2020)

Walk-up and drive-thru testing will once again be available in Delaware County next week. Read more

 

Email, July 15: News you can use about COVID-19

(Jul 15, 2020)

Learn about new mitigation efforts to curb the increase of cases in PA. Read more

 

Email, July 13: News you can use about COVID-19

(Jul 13, 2020)

PA's response to COVID-19 has helped PA avoid the type of partial shutdown we are seeing in other states where a surge in cases have forced more restrictions. Read more

 

Email, July 10: News you can use about COVID-19

(Jul 10, 2020)

COVID-19 testing is available at a mobile testing site on Saturday in Yeadon and next week in Darby. Read more

 

Email, July 8: News you can use about COVID-19

(Jul 08, 2020)

In today's email, find out the latest updates on COVID-19 and programs available to help residents and businesses. Read more

 

Email, July 2: News you can use about COVID-19

(Jul 02, 2020)

In today's email, a reminder to be vigilant about COVID-19 and our office hours during the holidays. Read more

 

Email, July 1: News you can use about COVID-19

(Jul 01, 2020)

In today's email, find about the police reforms headed to Gov. Tom Wolf's desk to be signed into law. Read more

 

Email, June 29: News you can use about COVID-19

(Jun 29, 2020)

In today's email, find out the latest on COVID-19, small business grants and where to find answers for unemployment questions. Read more

 

Small Business Assistance grants available

(Jun 29, 2020)

Applications are expected to be available June 30 for a new program aimed at providing critical funding to local businesses hurt by the coronavirus. The first round of the $225 million COVID-19 Relief Statewide Small Business Assistance grant program is expected to open for applications on Tuesday, June 30 and will remain open for 10 business days. Additionally, applications will continue to be accepted after 10 business days to be considered for future rounds of funding. Those rounds will be announced soon. This program will award grants ranging from $5,000 - $50,000 to small businesses economically impacted by the coronavirus, and money is specifically set aside for businesses owned by socially and economically disadvantaged people. For an application preparation checklist, criteria for eligibility and consideration, and a full list of participating Community Development Financial Institutions (CDFIs), please click below to go to the COVID-19 Relief Statewide Small Business Assistance website. https://pabusinessgrants.com/ Read more