2023 Public Relations Releases

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Celebrating Kwanzaa: A Time of Reflection and Unity - 12/26/2023

Delaware County Health Department Begins Mailing Drug Deactivation Pouches to Residents - 12/18/2023

Delaware County Announces Second Opioid Settlement Grant Application Period - 12/18/2023

Delaware County Office of Sustainability Announces ‘Keep Delco Beautiful’ - 12/18/2023

Delaware County Council Honored at NAACP Media Area Branch’s 2023 Freedom Fund and Foot Soldier Luncheon - 12/17/2023

Delaware County Council Participates in Wreaths Across America - 12/15/2023

Delaware County Libraries' 12 Days of Reading Challenge - 12/15/2023

Delaware County Council Approves FY 2024 Budget - 12/14/2023

Delaware County Reminds Residents of Various Resources - 12/13/2023

The Perfect Gift for your Dog this Holiday Season: A 2024 Dog License! - 12/11/2023

Happy Hanukkah!  9th Annual Menorah Lighting and Hanukkah Village Held December 10 - 12/11/2023

Supporting Veterans During the Holiday Season - 12/8/2023

George W. Hill Correctional Facility Graduates Sixteen Students from the Second Annual "Inside-Out" Program - 12/8/2023

Delaware County’s Office of Services for the Aging (COSA) Seeking Seniors for the AmeriCorps Seniors Foster Grandparent Program - 12/8/2023

Happy Hanukkah from Delaware County Council! - 12/7/2023

Delaware County Elections Completes Four Recounts of Close Contests from Municipal Election - 12/4/2023

Delaware County Seeking Nominations for the Heritage Commission Preservation Awards - 12/1/2023

Delaware County Celebrates Successful Election Campaign Sign Recycling Event - 12/1/2023

Delaware County Park Police “Blue Christmas” Toy Drive is Underway! - 12/1/2023


Delaware County Proposes FY2024 Budget on December 5 - 11/29/2023

Delaware County’s Festival of Lights and Holiday Village Opens December 1 - 11/22/2023

Shop Local, Shop Small: Saturday, Nov. 25 is Small Business Saturday - 11/22/2023

Delaware County Seeking Residents to Serve as Vision Zero Safety Ambassadors - 11/20/2023

Delco Residents Voice Opinions on Eastwick Levee Project During Public Open House at Academy Park High School - 11/17/2023

Pennsylvania Auditor General Visits Delaware County Controller to Discuss Transforming and Improving the Auditing Process - 11/17/2023

Delaware County’s Recorder of Deeds Office to Launch Powerful GovOS Cloud Search Tool - 11/10/2023

Reminder: Flu Shots Still Available: Delaware County Health Department Hosting ‘Walk-In Flu Shot Wednesdays’ in November - 11/10/2023

Delaware County’s 2023/2024 Cold Weather Plan - 11/9/2023

Delaware County Office of Sustainability to Hold Election Campaign Sign Recycling Drop Off Event on November 17-18 at Rose Tree Park - 11/9/2023

County Bridge #234 in Thornbury Closed After Routine Inspection Found the Bridge to be Unsafe - 11/9/2023

Delaware County Recognizes the Anniversary of the United States Marine Corps - 11/9/2023

Delaware County Elections’ Update on the Nov. 7, 2023 Municipal Election - 11/8/2023

Learn About the Delaware County Whole Home Repair Program - 11/7/2023

The Future of Efficient Voter Check-In is Here! Delaware County Elections Begins Phased Roll Out of New Electronic Pollbooks - 11/6/2023

What to Expect on Election Day: The November 7, 2023 Municipal Election is Almost Here - 11/4/2023

America250PADelco to Host 2023 ‘Community Read Revolutionary Reads’ Selection Author Patrick Spero at Widener University on November 12 - 11/3/2023

Media's Annual Veterans Day Parade to be Held Friday, November 10 - 11/3/2023

Active Members and Veterans of the U.S. Marine Corps Invited to Join Flag Raising on November 9 - 11/3/2023

Delaware County Seeking Residents to Serve as Vision Zero Safety Ambassadors - 11/3/2023

Delaware County Participating in Operation Green Light November 6-12 - 11/2/2023


Delaware County Heritage Commission Offers “Managing Your Non-Profit” Virtual Seminar - 10/27/2023

Deadline for Requesting a Mail/Absentee Ballot is Tuesday, October 31, at 5:00 p.m. - 10/27/2023

Residents Invited to Share Their Opinions on the Eastwick Levee Project - 10/27/2023

Recognizing October as National Domestic Violence Awareness Month - 10/26/2023

Less than Two Weeks to Go! Delaware County’s "Name Our Park" Contest Runs Through Oct. 31 - 10/20/2023

Introducing Delaware County’s New Chief Medical Examiner, Dr. Albert Chu - 10/20/2023

Delaware County Ballot Drop Boxes Now Open! - 10/20/2023

Delaware County Sustainable Energy Partnership of Southeast Pennsylvania - 10/20/2023

Fair Acres to Hold Annual Fall Fest on October 18 - 10/16/2023

PA CareerLink® Delaware County to Host Job Fair at Springfield YMCA - 10/16/2023

Delaware County Holds Resource Fair for Grandparents Raising Grandchildren - 10/13/2023

Delaware County to Host Second Listening Session for Route 291 Improvement Project - 10/9/2023

Delaware County Elections’ Nov. 7, 2023 Municipal Election Kickoff - 10/9/2023

Delaware County Developing Vision Zero Action Plan - 10/6/2023

Delaware County Health Department and Keystone First Offer Special Senior Vaccination Event - 10/6/2023

Delaware County Breaks Ground on Upgraded Public Safety Radio System - 10/5/2023

Delaware County Holds Opioid Settlement Funding Town Hall on October 19 - 10/5/2023

DA Jack Stollsteimer at Concord Playground in Chester for Press Conference - 10/3/2023

CPSN at Work: Mural of Chester City’s First Black Female Firefighter Unveiled - 10/3/2023

Pennsylvania State Police Hosts Sunny Day Camp to Connect with Children and Adults with Special Needs - 10/3/2023

Delaware County Council Attends 6th Annual Upper Darby International Festival - 10/1/2023


Delaware County Council Receives 2023 “Connect the Circuit” Award from Bicycle Coalition of Greater Philadelphia - 9/30/2023

Delaware County Celebrates $1.7M Upland Park Transformation with Ribbon Cutting - 9/28/2023

Delco Arts Week being held September 30 through October 8 - 9/28/2023

Registration Open for the 22nd annual Run for Heroes Being Held Oct 8 - 9/23/2023

3rd Annual Faith & Blue Weekend to be Held October 6-8 - 9/22/2023

Delaware County Launches "Name Our Park" Contest to Celebrate Community and Nature - 9/22/2023

Delaware County Holds Resource Fair for Grandparents Raising Children - 9/22/2023

Delaware County Council Adopts Anti-Hate Crime Resolution - 9/21/2023

Delaware County Recognizes the Anniversary of the United States Air Force - 9/18/2023

George W. Hill Correctional Facility Job Fair Being Held September 20 - 9/15/2023

Delaware County Celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month - 9/15/2023

Delaware County Council Recognizes Veteran Suicide Prevention Week in Delaware County - 9/13/2023

Active Members and Veterans of the U.S. Air Force Invited to Join Flag Raising on September 18 - 9/13/2023

Delaware County Holds Annual September 11th Remembrance Ceremony - 9/11/2023

Introducing Delaware County’s New Military and Veterans Affairs Director - 9/7/2023

Share Your Thoughts on SEPTA Bus Services - 9/7/2023

Delaware County Holds Annual September 11th Remembrance Ceremony - 9/7/2023

Delaware County to Hold Two Q & A Sessions for Delco Green Ways Grant Program - 9/6/2023

New Start Time for Council’s Preliminary Agenda Meetings for Remainder of 2023 - 9/5/2023

A Reminder About the Count's Heat Plan - 9/5/2023

COSA Offers Seniors Power Over Pain: A Chronic Pain Self-Management Program - 9/1/2023

Delaware County's Rose Tree Summer Festival Plays its Final Encore of 2023 - 9/1/2023

New Delaware County Women's Resources Guide Released - 9/1/2023


Delaware County Holds Opioid Settlement Funding Town Hall on September 21 - 8/30/2023

Delaware County is Hiring! - 8/29/2023

Delaware County Council Welcomes New Director of America250PADelco - 8/25/2023

Delaware County Commits to a Greener Future with Release of its 5-Year Sustainability Plan - 8/25/2023

Delaware County Department of Emergency Services to Host August 26 Recruitment Event for 911 Public Safety Telecommunicators - 8/24/2023

Brandywine Flood Study Announced - 8/22/2023

Delaware County Council wonders why local leaders and the public aren't invited to participate in a hearing on a potential LNG Facility in Chester - 8/21/2023

Delaware County Approves $6.4M in First Round of Opioid Settlement Funds - 8/18/2023

Delaware County Approves $6.4M in First Round of Opioid Settlement Funds - 8/18/2023

Delco holds Sendoff Pep Rally for Residents Traveling to the Little League World Series - 8/16/2023

Celebrating the Reopening of the Philip Jaisohn Monument at Rose Tree Park - 8/14/2023

Delaware County Officials Tour Areas Affected by Recent Storms - 8/11/2023

Delaware County Council Announces $522K Grant for the Rehabilitation of 1724 Chester Courthouse - 8/9/2023

Passport Services Available through the Delaware County Office of Judicial Support - 8/9/2023

Delaware County Residents Invited to Participate in In-Person and Virtual Listening Sessions for State Master Plan on Aging - 8/7/2023

Delaware County Council Congratulates Media Little League Team on State Title - 8/4/2023

Delaware County Recognizes the Anniversary of the United States Coast Guard - 8/4/2023

Delaware County Council Participates in National Night Events - 8/2/2023

Public Hearings Scheduled for the Delaware County Human Services Plan Review - 8/2/2023


Delco Green Ways Grant Program Round 4 Application Period Opens July 31 - 7/31/2023

Delaware County Courts Issues Order Significantly Reducing Bail Administrative Fees - 7/28/2023

Delaware County Council Attends Restoration Kick Off for Historic Lansdowne Theater - 7/26/2023

Delaware County Health Department Holds Additional Community Conversation Events - 7/26/2023

Active Members of the Coast Guard and Veterans Invited to Join Flag Raising on Aug. 4 - 7/26/2023

Delaware County Council Recognizes Park and Recreation Professionals Day - 7/21/2023

Delaware County Launches the Teacher Education Program - 7/21/2023

The Rose Tree Park Playground is Officially Open! - 7/20/2023

League of Women Voters Recognizes Delaware County Libraries - 7/14/2023

Fourth Round of Popular Delaware County Green Ways Grant Program Coming Soon! - 7/14/2023

Groundbreaking Ceremony Held for County Park at Little Flower Open Space - 7/14/2023

Delaware County Senior Games Winners Honored at Winner’s Circle Awards Luncheon - 7/10/2023

New Park Master Plan Revealed for Delaware County’s Newest Park - 7/7/2023

Fair Acres Earns Five Star Rating from CMS - 7/6/2023

Delaware County Holds Ribbon Cutting to Reopen Mt. Alverno Road Bridge - 7/6/2023

Delaware County to Hold Second Career Fair on Wednesday, July 5 - 7/3/2023


Delaware County Controller Recognized for Excellence in Financial Reporting - 6/30/2023

Delaware County Announces the 2023 Heat Plan - 6/22/2023

Delaware County Holds Second Annual Juneteenth Celebration in Rose Tree Park - 6/22/2023

Statement from Council Regarding Racist Literature Found in Ridley Township - 6/21/2023

Delaware County Health Department Reports on Community Health Assessments Survey Progress - 6/16/2023

Delaware County Gathering Feedback on Uses for Opioid Settlement Funding - 6/16/2023

Delaware County Raises Juneteenth Flag in Rose Tree Park - 6/15/2023

Delaware County’s Summer Concert Festival Opens on the Summer Solstice - 6/15/2023

Delaware County Recognizes the Anniversary of the United States Army - 6/14/2023

Delaware County Unveils Community-Inspired Concepts for Park Master Plan on June 26 - 6/14/2023

Delaware County Holds 3 Career Fairs - 6/12/2023

Active Members of the United States Army and Veterans Invited to Join Flag Raising on June 14 - 6/12/2023

Delaware County Conducting a Disparity Study - 6/8/2023

June 8, 2023 Update on Air Quality - 6/8/2023

Update: PA DEP Declares Air Quality Action Day to Code Red for Wednesday, June 7th, 2023 - 6/7/2023

Delaware County Hosts 2nd Annual Sustainability Conference at Widener University on June 8 - 6/7/2023

Delaware County Holds Opioid Settlement Funding Town Hall on June 15 - 6/6/2023

Delaware County Raises Progress Pride Flag in Recognition of Pride Month - 6/6/2023

Delaware County Celebrates Pride Month - 6/1/2023


Delaware County Redevelopment Authority Announces Award of $1 Million Grant from EPA’s Brownfields Revolving Loan Fund Program - 5/30/2023

Delaware County Holds Second Annual Juneteenth Celebration on June 19 in Rose Tree Park - 5/26/2023

Delaware County Leaders Tour the Philip Jaisohn Memorial House in Media as Part of Asian American and Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander Heritage Month - 5/25/2023

Delaware County Celebrates 57 Centenarians at Luncheon at Drexelbrook Event Center - 5/24/2023

The 45th annual Delaware County Hero Bowl will be held on June 1 - 5/24/2023

Delaware County Holds Pride Flag Raising in Recognition of Pride Month on June 6 - 5/23/2023

May 31 Deadline for Delaware County Board Openings - 5/19/2023

Delaware County Health Department Recommends Children and Adults to Stay Current with Immunizations - 5/18/2023

Delaware County Elections Holds Successful Primary and Special Elections - 5/17/2023

Delaware County Veterans Memorial Association Holds 10th Anniversary Time Capsule Burial - 5/15/2023

Delaware County Lead Hazard Reduction Program Receives $150K to Remediate Lead Contamination in the County - 5/15/2023

Fair Acres Geriatric Center to Host Job Fair on May 18 at Lima Campus - 5/15/2023

Delaware County Helps Celebrate Older Americans Month with Week-long Meal Delivery Effort through Senior Community Services - 5/15/2023

The Delaware County 2023 Primary Election & Special Election Day Guide - 5/15/2023

“Delco Strong Summer Camp Solution” Program Now Available for Delaware County Job Seekers - 5/12/2023

Delaware County Council Honored to attend 25th Annual Day of Remembrance Ceremony - 5/10/2023

Community Health Assessment Now Underway in Delaware County - 5/9/2023

45th Annual Heritage Preservation Awards - 5/8/2023

Registration is Open for the 2023 Delaware County Senior Games! - 5/8/2023

Delaware County Hosts 2nd Annual Sustainability Conference at Widener University on June 8 - 5/8/2023

Reminder: Limited Number of Free Mammogram Screenings Still Available - 5/8/2023

Groundbreaking Ceremony Held for Delaware County Community College’s New Southeastern Campus in Drexel Hill - 5/6/2023

Delaware County Bureau of Elections Issues Final Guidance Regarding Flawed Vote-by-Mail Envelopes - 5/6/2023

Delaware County E-Waste Collection Event Scheduled May 11 - 5/5/2023

The Delaware County Health Department Holds Open House at the Wellness Center at Chester on May 6 - 5/5/2023

Delaware County Presents $1.7M Check to Local Fire Departments - 5/5/2023

Delaware County Recognizes May 7-13 as National Correctional Employees Week - 5/5/2023

Delaware County Delegation Advocates for Hospital Closure Reform in Harrisburg - 5/4/2023

Delaware County Council Recognizes National Nurses Week - 5/4/2023

Delaware County Council Recognizes Mental Health Awareness Month and Children’s Mental Health Acceptance Week - 5/4/2023

Steps to Healthy Living – Take Control: Diabetes Self-Management Program to be held on Zoom beginning May 18 - 5/3/2023

National Association of Counties Launches “I Love My County Because…” Art Contest to Celebrate National County Government Month - 5/3/2023

Delaware County Elections Prepares to Open Ballot Drop Boxes - 5/1/2023


Delaware County Celebrates May as Older Americans Month - 4/28/2023

Delaware County Seeking Input on Housing Services in the County - 4/28/2023

Delaware County Recognizes National Crime Victims’ Rights’ Week - 4/27/2023

Senator Casey and Congresswoman Scanlon Hold Press Conference on Maternal Health Funding in Delaware County - 4/26/2023

Delaware County Controller Joanne Phillips Announces GFOA’s Goldberg-Miller Public Finance Scholarship Awarded to Staff Member Kelly Diaz - 4/25/2023

Delaware County Celebrates Earth Day with Gardening Program, Tree Plantings, and Park Clean Up - 4/24/2023

Delaware County Council Presents Resolution to Citizen Corps of Delaware County Volunteers as Part of Volunteer Appreciation Month - 4/24/2023

Delaware County Libraries and Delaware County Council Celebrate National Library Week - 4/24/2023

Delaware County Department of Human Services to Hold Career Fair at the Delaware County Intermediate Unit in Morton - 4/21/2023

Calling all Young Job Seekers! PA CareerLink® Delaware County to Host Youth Job Fair at Ridley Area YMCA - 4/21/2023

COSA Offers Seniors Power Over Pain: A Chronic Pain Self-Management Program - 4/21/2023

Delaware County Elections Completes First Mailing of Vote-by-Mail Ballots - 4/21/2023

Share Food Warehouse Opening in Delaware County - 4/20/2023

Chester Economic Development Authority Selected to Receive Assistance Through the National Thriving Communities Program - 4/20/2023

Philadelphia Union Holds Groundbreaking for State-of-the-Art WSFS Bank Sportsplex - 4/18/2023

Delaware County Redevelopment Authority Seeks Feedback on Proposed Land Bank Policies and Procedures - 4/18/2023

Delaware County Libraries Offers Pronunciator - A Free Language Learning Tool - 4/17/2023

Delaware County Council and the Department of Emergency Services Recognize Contributions of Volunteers During National Volunteer Appreciation Month - 4/17/2023

Calling all Centenarians - You’re Invited to a Celebration on May 22! - 4/17/2023

Happy Vaisakhi! - 4/14/2023

Delaware County Elections’ 2023 Primary Election Kickoff - 4/14/2023

Delaware County Council Participates in Vision Zero Conference - 4/10/2023

Delaware County Recognizes Black Maternal Health Week and Minority Health Month - 4/6/2023

George W. Hill Correctional Facility Marks 1 Year Anniversary of Deprivatization - 4/6/2023

Delaware County Breaks Ground on Destination Playground in Rose Tree Park - 4/6/2023

Delaware County to Host Listening Session for Route 291 Improvement Project - 4/4/2023

Delaware County Health Department Celebrates 1-Year Anniversary - 4/3/2023

COSA to Offer Seniors Power Over Pain: A Chronic Pain Self-Management Program - 4/3/2023


Federal Changes to Medicaid and CHIP Renewals Take Effect Sat., April 1 - 3/31/2023

Chief Deputy Michellene M. Conte Recognized by Sheriff During Women’s History Month - 3/31/2023

Delaware County’s April 5 Regular Public Meeting to Start at 5 p.m. in Observance of Passover - 3/31/2023

Delaware County Celebrates Transgender Day of Visibility on March 31 - 3/31/2023

PA CareerLink® Delaware County to Host Job Fair for Adults at Springfield YMCA on March 30 - 3/28/2023

Delaware County Receives Certificate of Environmental Stewardship from WGL Energy - 3/27/2023

Delaware County Offers Job Training and Employment Search Assistance for People Impacted by Crozer Layoffs - 3/24/2023

Delaware County Holds Opioid Settlement Roundtable Discussion for Local Universities and Colleges - 3/24/2023

Free Screening and Panel Discussion Focused on Maternal Health on April 12 - 3/23/2023

Delaware County Office of Sustainability to Hold Four Public Open Houses for Sustainability Plan - 3/20/2023

Happy Saint Patrick’s Day! Delaware County Team Participates in Springfield’s Annual Saint Patrick’s Day Parade - 3/17/2023

Recognizing March as Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month - 3/17/2023

Delaware County Heritage Commission to Hold Document Preservation Workshop at Redwood Community Center - 3/16/2023

Celebrating AmeriCorps Week: Congratulations to the Newest Graduating Class of the AmeriCorps Seniors Foster Grandparent Program - 3/16/2023

Delaware County Libraries Seeking Submissions for the 34th Annual Young Poets Competition - 3/10/2023

District Attorney’s Office Welcomes First Class of Interns to the DA’s Academy - 3/10/2023

Delaware County Female Leaders Participate in Online Discussion in Honor of Women’s History Month on March 30 - 3/10/2023

Delaware County Council participates in Virtual Reading in honor of Women’s History Month - 3/10/2023

Delaware County Council Cheers on Competitors at Hi-Q Academic Quiz Championship - 3/6/2023

Delaware County Council Takes Part in National Read Across America Day - 3/3/2023

Delaware County Recognizes March as Women’s History Month - 3/3/2023

Successful Conclusion of Negotiations with Broomall’s Lake Country Club and Media Borough - 3/3/2023

Delaware County Receives Over $4M in Grants to Target Workforce Development and Healthcare - 3/2/2023


Delaware County Women's Commission’s 2023 Women of Achievement Awards Luncheon to be Held in Honor of Women’s History Month - 2/24/2023

Final Weekend! The Delco River Rink’s Winter Season Ends Sunday - 2/24/2023

Recognizing February as Heart Health Month in Delaware County - 2/24/2023

Delaware County’s Prison Offers a Full Medication-Assisted Treatment Program to Incarcerated Patients Battling Opioid Use Disorder - 2/24/2023

Delaware County Emergency Services Holds Recruitment for Local Students - 2/23/2023

Delaware County Council Continues Celebration of Black History Month with Book Reading at W.B. Evans Elementary - 2/21/2023

Delco is Looking for a Logo for its Juneteenth Celebration! - 2/21/2023

Residents Invited to Share Feedback and Ideas on Delco's New Park! - 2/17/20223

Delco ERA Celebrates 100% Expenditure Success and Announces Program Closure - 2/14/2023

Delaware County Launches Community Survey Tool to Assess Residents’ Opinions and Concerns - 2/14/2023

Department of Juvenile Detention and Rehabilitation Hold Community Collaboration Meetings - 2/7/2023

Preparations Underway by Delaware County Elections for the May 16, 2023 Primary Election - 2/6/2023

Thousands Line the Streets of Media to Cheer on the Eagles! - 2/6/2023

Delaware County Celebrates Black History Month - 2/3/2023

A Reminder About Delaware County’s 2022/2023 Cold Weather Plan - 2/3/2023

Philadelphia Western Suburbs Trail Summit to be held Feb. 4 - 2/1/2023


Capozzoli’s Courthouse Café Goes Green - 1/31/2023

Delaware County Bureau of Elections Completes Successful Election Recount - 1/30/2023

Life-long Delaware County Resident & Citizen Corps of Delaware County Volunteer Elizabeth (Betsy) Walls Recognized as a CDC PHEP Trailblazer! - 1/23/2023

Delaware County Provides Update on Distribution of Opioid Settlement Funds - 1/19/2023

Delaware County Office of the Medical Examiner Hosts Students from the Delaware County Technical School - 1/19/2023

Delaware County Honors the Legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. - 1/18/2023

Honoring the Legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. in Delaware County - 1/13/2023

Delaware County Pays Tribute to Captain Glenn A. Bixby Jr. - 1/11/2023

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