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Dylan's Monster

September 26, 2013 by Thomas Faustman (Register to contact)

Just had my 2nd book published- "Dylan's Monster." The story is set in the Upper Darby area and deals with a serial killer being chased by an unlikely hero. Oddly, the book is amusing and harrowing.Got a great endorsement on the cover from Temple Basketball Coach Fran Dunphy! Getting great reviews on Amazon and Barnes and Noble. Also available on Kindle and Nook. Look out Tina Fey!

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  1. Upper Darby High student in custody after bringing toy pellet gun to school  The Delaware County Daily Times
  2. Toy gun prompts lockdown, early dismissal at Upper Darby High School  WPVI-TV
  3. Toy Gun On Campus Leads To Lockdown, Early Dismissal At Upper Darby High School  CBS Philly
  4. Plastic gun recovered, 1 in custody after Upper Darby High School lockdown  FOX 29 News Philadelphia
  5. Lockdown lifted on Upper Darby High School after student brings plastic gun to class  KYW Newsradio 1060
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Teen arrested for threat toward Upper Darby High School; school to open Friday  WPVI-TV

A 14-year-old boy has been arrested for allegedly making a threat toward Upper Darby High School.



Community Briefs: Delco Chamber focuses on women & mentorship  The Delaware County Daily Times

The Delaware County Chamber of Commerce will host the fifth installment of the Women in Leadership series on Friday from 7:30-9:30 a.m. at the Drexelbrook ...



Tina Fey makes surprise return to Upper Darby High School  6abc.com

Tina Fey made a surprise return to her high school in Upper Darby on Wednesday and was welcomed with huge fanfare.



Upper Darby High School cancels classes on Friday because of reported threat  Philly.com

Upper Darby High School reportedly will be closed Friday in response to an online threat of violence. Upper Darby police declined late Wednesday night to ...



Student stabbed in stairwell of Upper Darby High School  Philly.com

An Upper Darby High School freshman was hospitalized Monday after being stabbed in a school stairwell by a classmate who appeared to be "lying in wait," ...



Arrest made in murder of Upper Darby High School student  WPVI-TV

A man is now charged with the murder of an Upper Darby High School student earlier this summer.



Upper Darby High School | News of Delaware County  Delco News Network

UPPER DARBY >> Administrators in the Upper Darby School District have applied for money that was reportedly secured in the 2018-19 state budget for the ...



Upper Darby High School adds names to Wall of Fame  The Delaware County Daily Times

UPPER DARBY — The accomplishments of eight Upper Darby High School alumni earned them permanent placement on the school's wall of fame Friday.



Upper Darby High School student arrested in hallway stabbing  Philly.com

An Upper Darby High School freshman has been charged in the Monday morning stabbing that sent a classmate to the hospital, Upper Darby Police ...



Actress Tina Fey pays visit to Upper Darby High School  Delco News Network

UPPER DARBY >> It's not every day students and staff at Upper Darby High School get a surprise visit from comedian Tina Fey, one of their most famous ...



Upper Darby School Board fires blank to arm school officers  Delco News Network

UPPER DARBY — The Upper Darby School Board is holding off on a policy to allow armed security officers in its schools pending further revisions.



Upper Darby School Board responds to 'sanctuary' status  The Delaware County Daily Times

UPPER DARBY >> A simple resolution slated for adoption by the Upper Darby School Board at its Aug. 14 meeting was met with public comment about the ...



Upper Darby applies for school funds promised by lawmakers  The Delaware County Daily Times

UPPER DARBY >> Administrators in the Upper Darby School District have applied for money that was reportedly secured in the 2018-19 state budget for the ...



Teenager ID'd in fatal Upper Darby shooting  Delco News Network

UPPER DARBY >> Police have identified the young man who was shot dead on an Upper Darby street Saturday night as Armand Fennell, a 17-year-old Upper ...



Education funding meeting set in Upper Darby | News  The Delaware County Daily Times

UPPER DARBY — On top of input for what qualities their ideal superintendent should have, the Upper Darby School District is again asking for the community ...



In high-tax Upper Darby, school bills going up again. The district has plenty of company.  Philly.com

Property owners in the Upper Darby School District — where local tax rates already are among the highest in the region — will pay even more starting July 1.



What's happening in and around town | News | delcotimes.com  The Delaware County Daily Times

Haverford House Tour. Haverford Township Historical Society hosts 11th annual holiday house tour The Haverford Township Historical Society will hold its 11th ...



Upper Darby residents, administrators discuss school safety | News  Delco News Network

UPPER DARBY >> An overview of current school safety practices and the potential to enhance them in the Upper Darby School District generated two hours of ...



Upper Darby student is National Merit Scholarship semifinalist  The Delaware County Daily Times

Upper Darby High School senior John Rybnik has been selected as a National Merit semifinalist for 2018-19. This prestigious honor was announced recently by ...



Students return for a new school year in Ridley, Upper Darby  The Delaware County Daily Times

Thousands of students in the Ridley and Upper Darby school districts got their annual head start in the school year Tuesday by starting a week before almost all ...



Plans for arming security officers U.D. schools fires up heated talks  The Delaware County Daily Times

UPPER DARBY — The Upper Darby Board of School Directors and the public talked out the pros and cons of having armed security officers in district schools ...



Upper Darby School Board says no to arming teachers  Delco News Network

UPPER DARBY >> The Upper Darby School Board has shot down any prospect of allowing teachers to carry guns in their schools in the wake of the latest ...



Budget requests add to already looming debt in Upper Darby School District  Delco News Network

UPPER DARBY >> Staffing and other requests have given the Upper Darby School Board $3.7 million worth of options to consider in an over $200 million draft ...



Actress Tina Fey pays visit to alma mater Upper Darby High School  The Delaware County Daily Times

UPPER DARBY >> It's not every day students and staff at Upper Darby High School get a surprise visit from comedian Tina Fey, one of their most famous ...



Upper Darby schools, Glenolden agree on park use  Delco News Network

UPPER DARBY >> Upper Darby School District is expecting to pay $15000 for playground renovations in Glenolden.



Jane C. Fehr | Obituaries  LancasterOnline

Jane C. Fehr, 101, of Willow Street, PA, died on Friday, November 30, 2018 at Willow Valley. Born in Portales, NM, she was the daughter of the late James A.



Freshman student stabbed at Pennsylvania high school  American School & University

Freshman student stabbed at Upper Darby High School in Drexel Hill Pennsylvania.



Drexel Hill Middle School adds new names to Wall of Heroes  The Delaware County Daily Times

UPPER DARBY — More than a dozen names have been added to Drexel Hill Middle School's Wall of Heroes since the inaugural ceremony on Sept. 11, 2002 ...



Focus groups made for Upper Darby superintendent search  The Delaware County Daily Times

UPPER DARBY — Community input is needed as the Upper Darby School District continues its search for a new superintendent.



Morning Briefing: Freshman charged for threats against high school; Eagles beat Falcons with another 'Philly Special'  The Delaware County Daily Times

Good Morning. Here are some of the top stories from around the region.



Clifton goes to bat with U.D. school board over ball fields  The Delaware County Daily Times

UPPER DARBY — Clifton Heights residents made their presence known to the Upper Darby Board of School Directors this week in a recently ignited fight for the ...



New 'Royal' in charge at Upper Darby High School  The Delaware County Daily Times

UPPER DARBY >> A new principal will be leading the Royals of Upper Darby High School this school year after the resignation of Principal Ed Roth last week.



Retired officer looks back half-century behind the badge  WBNG-TV

MEDIA, Pa. (AP) — As Jack Kelly looks ahead to celebrating Thanksgiving this week, he is grateful for so many things, especially his beloved wife, Ginger, their ...



Morning Briefing: School board holds off on arming security; Arguments in Harrisburg over protests; Eagles try to right ship by traveling up turnpike  The Delaware County Daily Times

Good Morning. Here are some of the top stories from around the region.



Young minds, good veggies growing at Bonner-Prendergast HS  CatholicPhilly.com

Bonner-Prendie incoming junior Trinity Morett created explanatory signage for the Upper Darby Community Garden, a partnership of her Catholic school, public ...



Upper Darby Flip Flop: Once all-Republican Harrisburg contingent now all Democrats  The Delaware County Daily Times

For the last eight years Upper Darby Township has been represented in the state House of Representatives by one Democrat and one Republican.



Police: 2 arrested after student brings loaded gun to Upper Darby High School  6abc.com

Police say a 17-year-old arrested for bringing a loaded handgun to Upper Darby High School Wednesday was investigated back in 2015 for threatening to kill ...



Upper Darby alum earns presidential scholarship | News  The Delaware County Daily Times

Immaculata University is pleased to announce that incoming freshman Cleo Hoey has been selected for the Presidential Scholarship. The scholarship amount is ...



How property taxes are crushing some communities | News  Delco News Network

The issue of how to appropriately fund education has been a decades-long conundrum that has seen well-attended school board meetings, lawsuits, rallies and ...



Summer Stage offers friends, fun in Upper Darby  Delco News Network

UPPER DARBY>> Hundreds of students from around the area fill the Upper Darby High School every summer, not for summer school, for the arts. They move en ...



Fourth of July: Where to see fireworks displays in Delco  Delco News Network

The following Independence Day celebrations are set for next week around Delaware County:



Drug take-back collections announced by county | Region  Delco News Network

District Attorney Katayoun Copeland and the Delaware County Heroin Task Force have taken their efforts to remove dangerous prescription drugs and combat ...



'Gangsters' arrested for trying to bring loaded gun into Upper Darby High School  Delaware County Times

UPPER DARBY >> An attempt to bring a handgun with live ammunition into Upper Darby High School was thwarted by school officials as students stepped off ...



Devastated Family Describes Pain Of Tragic Murder-Suicide  Newtown, PA Patch

Week In Review - Newtown, PA - Top stories this week: The family of a 7-year-old girl killed by her father is sharing their story of pain to bring about change.



Upper Darby SD facility report: school buildings are OK  Delco News Network

Upper Darby School District buildings are generally in fair to good condition according to a new report released by the district.



New grading scale OK'd by Upper Darby School Board  The Delaware County Daily Times

Upper Darby >> The grading system at Upper Darby High School is officially changing next school year, and it's a move that will put it on the same academic ...



Seven added to Upper Darby High's Wall of Fame  The Delaware County Daily Times

Upper Darby >> An Emmy Award-winning camera developer and one of the world's leading chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) researchers were ...



Morning Briefing: Eagles rally to beat Jets, man charged in fatal shooting, guidance counselor charged for sex with student  The Delaware County Daily Times

Good Morning. Here are some of the top stories from around the region.



Colwyn man faces trial for selling fatal dose of heroin  The Delaware County Daily Times

CHESTER >> A Colwyn man charged with selling a fatal dose of heroin to 28-year-old Charles “Andy” Bruhn at a Chester halfway house back in April of 2017 ...



Upper Darby School District apologizes for KKK skit  6abc.com

The Upper Darby School District is apologizing after a controversial classroom photo involving the KKK was shared on social media.



Man arrested for severely beating his 3-month-old child in West Goshen  Delco News Network

West Goshen >> A Havertown man has been arrested for beating and seriously hurting his 3-month-old child.



Wells Fargo donates $20,000 dollars to the Mann  6abc.com

The Mann Center kicked off a summer tradition with a performance of West Side Story.



Police search for teen accused of firing gun in Upper Darby park  FOX 29 News Philadelphia

Upper Darby, Pa. (WTXF) Police say a teen fired a gun at a crowded playground in Upper Darby.



Upper Darby students to present at NASA forum  Delco News Network

SILICON VALLEY>> A group of Upper Darby High School students will be having an out of this world experience starting Tuesday as they compete at the ...



WATCH: Super Bowl commercial features Tina Fey's Upper Darby High School yearbook photo  PhillyVoice.com

Wonder what Tina Fey was like when she went to Upper Darby High School? Well, you're in luck. One Super Bowl LI commercial will give viewers a small taste.



Norristown school board appoints new superintendent and high school football coach  The Times Herald

NORRISTOWN >> The Norristown Area School District Board of School Directors bid farewell to outgoing Superintendent Dr. Janet Samuels and voted ...



Political pageant for Delaware County Democrats : Dave Davies: Off Mic : Politics & Policy  WHYY

Hundreds of Delaware County Democrats gathered in an auditorium at Upper Darby High School Wednesday evening to watch a debate — and to sort out a ...



National night out held at Upper Darby High School  The Philadelphia Tribune

Upper Darby Township celebrated the “32nd Annual National Night Out” last week in fine fashion.



Upper Darby High sophomore faces heroin charges | News  Delaware County Daily Times

UPPER DARBY - An Upper Darby High School 10th-grader is facing drug and resisting arrest charges after police allegedly found 81 packets of heroin and ...



Class of 2014: Upper Darby High School | News | delcotimes.com  Delaware County Daily Times

Graduation for Upper Darby High School's Class of 2014 will take place 9 a.m. Friday at Upper Darby High Memorial Field, Lansdowne Avenue.



Edna M. Rosenberg, public relations director, dies at 106  Baltimore Sun

Edna M. Rosenberg, a centenarian and a former insurance company public relations director, died Oct. 24 in her sleep at her Pikesville home. She was 106.



Upper Darby High School senior selected as member of the All-National Honor Choir  Delco News Network

After two years performing in district, regional and all-state choruses, Upper Darby High School senior Hannah Shanefield will be basking in the national ...



Letter: Preparing our youth for success in a changing world  The Delaware County Daily Times

To the Times: While more students go to four-year colleges than ever before the number of jobs that require a college degree still makes up less than half of the ...



Upper Darby celebrates International Mother Language Day | News  The Delaware County Daily Times

Upper Darby>> In perhaps the most diverse suburban municipalities in the state with its residents hailing from dozens of countries around the world, the Upper ...



Police: 2 Upper Darby High students stabbed in tiff over girl  The Delaware County Daily Times

UPPER DARBY - Two Upper Darby High School students suffered stab wounds during a fight over a girl Thursday afternoon, police said.



Community Briefs: Delco interfaith group to hold walk against gun violence on Nov. 4  The Delaware County Daily Times

SWARTHMORE — The Delaware County Chapter of Heeding God's Call to End Gun Violence will hold a Gun Violence Awareness Day for Action walk and rally ...



Restraining Order Set Against Man Who Beat Infant Girl In Chesco  West Chester, PA Patch

Restraining Order Set Against Man Who Beat Child - West Chester, PA - A man who severely beat his three-month-old daughter in Chester County has been ...



Upper Darby debates 'ridiculous' dress code | News | delcotimes.com  The Delaware County Daily Times

UPPER DARBY >> The dress code in Upper Darby School District schools was again dissected at a recent education and pupil services committee meeting in ...



Top 10 for Friday: These are the Top 10 things to do this weekend  The Delaware County Daily Times

Delco Top 10 for Friday, October 19, 2018. Weekend Events Oct 20 -21. Oct. 19 and 20 Laurel Hill Cemetery Soul Crawl 7 p.m. tickets $25. Oct. 20 Ohev Shalom ...



Congressman Brady selects artwork of Upper Darby High School senior for display in the 2017 Congressional High School Art Exhibition in the Capitol  Philadelphia Sunday Sun

Congressman Robert A. Brady (D., PA) has selected the artwork of Blya Ange Krouba, a 12th grade student at Upper Darby High School to represent the First ...



Tina Fey Returns Home, Talks Pizza, High School and Mean Girls  NBC 10 Philadelphia

“She doesn't even go here.” Not anymore at least. Once upon a time though Tina Fey, of Mean Girls and 30 Rock fame, called Upper Darby High School and ...



Upper Darby High School students take part in Philadelphia Flower Show (VIDEO)  Delco News Network

Red geraniums and purple snapdragons burst with color in “Butterfly Effect,” one of Upper Darby High School's two exhibits in the Philadelphia Flower Show.



Havertown Man Severely Beat 3-Month-Old Child: Cops  Haverford, PA Patch

HAVERTOWN, PA — A Havertown man is behind bars after severely beating his three-month-old child in West Goshen, according to authorities.



Joseph A. Burke, 88, DuPont engineer and dedicated volunteer  Philly.com

Joseph A. Burke, 88, of Philadelphia, a longtime DuPont Co. chemical engineer who dedicated his free time to volunteering with the Boy Scouts and helping ...



Lou DeVlieger ends sweet career as Upper Darby Superintendent  Delco News Network

In a sea of nearly 900 purple robes last Thursday sat the last class of Upper Darby High School Lou DeVlieger would see as superintendent. The green of the ...



A Pennsylvania lawmaker reportedly wants to stop teachers from discussing politics in class  PhillyVoice.com

Pennsylvania state representative Will Tallman sent a memo to the state House of Representatives last week with the idea for a bill that would ban discussions of ...



‘This Is Not a Drill’: 11 Students on the Terror of Lockdowns  The New York Times

School gun violence and the terror it creates have riveted America again since a gunman shot and killed 17 last month at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High ...



Police: Gun owner saved cop from attack by kids  Philly.com

POLICE ARE crediting a vigilant gun owner with saving the life of an Upper Darby cop Friday after he saw the officer being attacked and surrounded by a large ...



Thousands pack festival in Upper Darby for beloved music teacher Brad Schoener  Delco News Network

UPPER DARBY >> Drivers often become frustrated when they need to circle a parking lot numerous times to find a space.



Why it matters that the Delco Dems aren't endorsing anyone in Pa.'s Fifth Congressional District  Philly.com

Could the failure of Delaware County Democrats to unite and endorse a single candidate in the Fifth District U.S. House primary help Philadelphian Rich Lazer?



Upper Darby grad 'BumpOuts' secret of success | News  Delco News Network

UPPER DARBY >> Zac Pierce graduated from Upper Darby in 1996. He was set to graduate in 1995, but his dysfunctional upbringing filled with alcohol, drugs ...



Sports Flashback: Upper Darby Football Hall of Fame Banquet  Delco News Network

The fall of 1967 was the beginning of a new high school football season in Delaware County and with that a new league was established. It was called the ...



Local schools' selections for 2018 Best of the Class  6abc.com

For more than 30 years, 6abc has coordinated The Best of the Class Event - a free daylong celebration of academic achievement inviting high school ...



How Union teen Matthew Real's Brazilian blood and...  The Athletic

CHESTER, Pa. — Perched above the field at Talen Energy Stadium, drinking a beer at a table outside the stadium club, a man in a Matthew Real jersey gazes ...



School tax increase limits for 2017-18 released by state  The Delaware County Daily Times

School districts in the county have an idea how high they will be allowed to raise property taxes for the 2018-19 school year after the Pennsylvania Department ...



GOP's Kim has cash advantage in race for the 5th  Delco News Network

Republican 5th Congressional District Candidate Pearl Kim is enjoying a significant lead in cash-on-hand at the end of July, despite being outraised by ...



What’s it like to attend a multilingual high school?  PBS NewsHour

At Pennsylvania's Upper Darby High School in suburban Philadelphia, more than 15 languages are spoken in a student body of nearly 4,000. To help support ...



News - Missing Langhorne Woman Christina Giuffre; Truck Hits/Kills 1yo in CC; Man Charged U.Darby Shooting  iradiophilly

Officials in Bucks County are searching for a Langhorne woman who has been missing since Wednesday afternoon, 8/29. 21-year-old Christina Giuffre was last ...



Looking for her heritage, she finds her family  Philly.com

The email that changed Sue Beck's life arrived on May 22 at 5:30 a.m. She grabbed her cellphone in the darkened bedroom of her Springfield home and saw the ...



Norristown Area High School welcomes new principal | News  The Times Herald

NORRISTOWN >> The school board voted unanimously to approve the superintendent's recommendation for Ed Roth to become the next principal of Norristown ...



Check here to see if your reunion is coming up  The Delaware County Daily Times

Upper Darby High School Class of 1967: holds its 50th reunion at the Concordville Inn on Oct. 21. Cost is $70. For information, email pickipickipicki@gmail.com.



Philadelphia Flower Show in full bloom at Upper Darby High School (VIDEO)  Delco News Network

Yellow Forsythia, purple orchids, red ruby slippers and the Emerald City burst with color in “Canine Castle” and “Walk of Fame: Leading Men,” two of Upper ...



Frontrunners emerge in Dem's 5th District race | News  The Delaware County Daily Times

At its largest nominating convention ever, the Delaware County Democratic Party got one step closer to backing a candidate in the 5th Congressional District ...



Check here to see if your reunion is soon  The Delaware County Daily Times

Cardinal O'Hara Class of 1987: holds its 30th reunion from 7-11 p.m. Sept. 23 at the Best Western Plus Concordville Hotel, Glen Mills, in the Victoria Room.



UPPER DARBY 2017 GRADUATES | Lifestyle | delcotimes.com  The Delaware County Daily Times

Upper Darby High School celebrated its commencement exercises on Wednesday, June 7. The members of the Class of 2017 are:



Money flows into heated Dem 5th District Congress race  Delco News Network

Based on FEC reports and the candidates, Democrats running in the 5th U.S. Congressional District primary have raised almost $2 million to fuel their ...



Cop Shop: Upper Darby promotes five 'outstanding' law enforcers  Delaware County Times

In the words of their boss, five newly promoted members “make the Upper Darby Police Department even better than it already is.”



Teen held for trial in Upper Darby High School fight  Delaware County Daily Times

By LINDA REILLY Times Correspondent UPPER DARBY - The Upper Darby High School student who allegedly participated in a brawl in a hallway in school ...



Upper Darby mourns former coach, councilman Jack Shingle  The Delaware County Daily Times

Upper Darby>> The Upper Darby community was dealt a blow over the weekend when longtime football coach and township councilman John “Jack” Shingle ...



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