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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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Philadelphia area July 4th fireworks list for 2019  WPVI-TV

PHILADELPHIA (WPVI) -- July 4th is right around the corner and there are dozens of fireworks displays scheduled throughout the Delaware Valley! Check out ...



PONTE VEDRA MAN FINDS PA DIPLOMA: He wants to return it to its rightful owner  ActionNewsJax.com

A man in Ponte Vedra found a diploma belonging to Francis Albert DiGiovanni, a graduate of Upper Darby High School in the state of Pennsylvania on June 12, ...



‘We Can’t Survive Without The Community’: Delco High School Football Players Put Rivalries Aside For Another Hero Bowl  CBS Philly

SPRINGFIELD, Pa. (CBS) – High school football players from all around Delaware County put their rivalries aside Thursday night for a great cause.



Philadelphia area July 4th fireworks for 2019  WPVI-TV

July 4th is right around the corner and there are dozens of fireworks displays scheduled throughout the Delaware Valley!



Delaware County 4th Of July Fireworks: 2019 Guide, Times  Haverford, PA Patch

Delaware County 4th Of July Fireworks: 2019 Guide - Haverford-Havertown, PA - Patch has your complete guide to Fourth of July fireworks shows, parades and ...



Lockdown Lifted At Upper Darby High School, Student In Custody  Haverford, PA Patch

Lockdown Reported At Upper Darby High School - Haverford-Havertown, PA - Police said a student is in custody and students are being dismissed after a bullet ...



Toy Gun On Campus Leads To Lockdown, Early Dismissal At Upper Darby High School  CBS Philly

Follow CBSPHILLY Facebook | Twitter. UPPER DARBY TOWNSHIP, Pa. (CBS) — Distraught parents in contact with their children by cellphone, many of them ...



UD's Majerczak early candidate for Grammy's educator award | Lifestyle  The Delaware County Daily Times

UPPER DARBY— An Upper Darby music teacher is in the running for the music industry's highest teaching honor.



Upper Darby High School Athletic Trainer Dies In Broad Street Run  Haverford, PA Patch

UDHS Athletic Trainer Dies Running Broad Street - Haverford-Havertown, PA - Tragically, Upper Darby High School athletic trainer Brian Smart died after ...



Killion CPR Education Bill passes Pa. Senate, goes to governor  The Delaware County Daily Times

HARRISBURG — The state Senate unanimously passed Senate Bill 115 yesterday. The legislation sponsored by Sen. Tom Killion, R-9 of Middletown, would ...



Evan Davis Jr.  Daily Commercial

Evan Davis (Jim) and his twin brother Henry were born at home in Philadelphia on January 11, 1929. Evan Davis was the youngest of 4 children. He later moved ...



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.



OSTER, LAWRENCE F., SR. | Obituaries  Cape May County Herald

Lawrence F. Oster, Sr., age 95, of Delaware County, PA and Avalon, NJ died Friday, May 24, 2019 at Granite Farms Estates of Media, PA. Larry was a graduate ...



Guest Column: Upper Darby students have right to great school  The Delaware County Daily Times

It starts with modern classrooms that are not overcrowded.



Toy Gun Scare at Upper Darby High School  NBC 10 Philadelphia

Upper Darby High School went on lockdown around 8 a.m. Thursday. Police say a student brought a plastic, yet realistic, gun to school. The incident was ...



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.



Havertown Man Who Beat Infant Daughter Sentenced To Prison  Haverford, PA Patch

Havertown Man Gets Prison For Chesco Child Beating - Haverford-Havertown, PA - A Havertown man who beat his three-month old daughter in Chester County ...



August start date set for Upper Darby schools  The Delaware County Daily Times

UPPER DARBY — Upper Darby schools will officially start before Labor Day for the fifth year in a row come August.



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.



Bullet found in Upper Darby High School classroom prompts lockdown  The Delaware County Daily Times

By the Times Staff. UPPER DARBY — Township police were questioning a 14-year-old student Thursday afternoon after a single bullet was found on the floor of ...



Upper Darby saved on teacher expenses in 2017-18 | News  The Delaware County Daily Times

UPPER DARBY — Turnover of teachers and staff has kept the Upper Darby School District under budget for the last school year.



Cardiologist provides possible factors in runner's sudden death  WPVI-TV

How does a seemingly healthy 25-year-old die suddenly while running the Broad Street Run? And could it have been prevented?



Man Who Beat Infant Daughter In Chesco Sentenced To Prison  West Chester, PA Patch

Man Sentenced To Prison For Chesco Child Beating - West Chester, PA - A man who beat his three-month old daughter in Chester County has been sentenced ...



Community rallies behind Upper Darby football coach Gentile  The Delaware County Daily Times

UPPER DARBY — The public is asking the Upper Darby School Board to redress the actions of district administrators who have decided to not bring back high ...



Students, community members protest firing of Upper Darby football coaches  FOX 29 News Philadelphia

Students along with community members packed an Upper Darby school board meeting to demand the district reconsider its decision to fire the high school's ...



Early Upper Darby schools budget is up $3M  The Delaware County Daily Times

UPPER DARBY — The Upper Darby School District is looking at a $212.8 million budget for the next school year.



Administrators, school board reorganized in Upper Darby | News  Delco News Network

UPPER DARBY — A number of administrators in the Upper Darby School District will be shuffled around to different positions this month.



Police: Teen In Custody After Student Stabbed Multiple Times Inside Upper Darby High School  CBS Philly

Follow CBSPHILLY Facebook | Twitter. UPPER DARBY, Pa. (CBS) — Police say a teenager is in custody after an Upper Darby High School student was ...



Charter arts school proposed for Upper Darby | News | delcotimes.com  The Delaware County Daily Times

UPPER DARBY — A new charter school has been proposed for the Upper Darby School District.



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 ...



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 ...



Football: Rich Gentile to coach one more season at Upper Darby  Delco News Network

Upper Darby High School is moving on from longtime head football coach Rich Gentile following the 2019 season.



Community Briefs: Community YMCA of Eastern Delco honors community members, awards scholarships  The Delaware County Daily Times

LANSDOWNE — The Community YMCA of Eastern Delaware County welcomed its members, board of directors, staff, family, and friends for the 2019 Annual ...



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 native Jim Croce to be honored with historical marker  The Delaware County Daily Times

The Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission announced Thursday the approval of a historical marker for James Joseph 'Jim' Croce, the Delco native ...



Person struck, killed by train in Upper Darby  WPVI-TV

Police in Upper Darby are investigating after a person was struck and killed by a train on Tuesday night.



Superintendent: Upper Darby High School student wounded with pencil  6abc.com

The superintendent of the Upper Darby school district said the student who was reportedly stabbed with a knife in the high school on Monday was actually ...



More than 100 pack meeting on proposed new school in Clifton  The Delaware County Daily Times

UPPER DARBY — The Upper Darby School Board is inching closer to building the district's first new school in almost 50 years, following a contentious ...



Stabbing at Upper Darby High School  NBC 10 Philadelphia

A freshman Student at Upper Darby High School is being questioned by police after allegedly stabbing a classmate at school following an argument over a girl.



Irene Doris Hirzel  Villages-News

Irene Doris Hirzel passed from this life on Tuesday, May 21, 2019 at the age of 94. Doris was born on 4/28/1925 in Philadelphia, PA. She was the daughter of ...



Groups meet to discuss education funding challenge | News  The Delaware County Daily Times

MORTON — The PA Schools Work campaign brought its first work group conference to the county since its 2018 formation, “Delaware County Unites for ...



School board confirms McGarry to lead U.D. schools  Delco News Network

UPPER DARBY — Daniel McGarry, Ed.D. was unanimously selected Tuesday night to serve as Upper Darby School District's twelfth superintendent.



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 ...



Interim superintendent named in Upper Darby School District  Delco News Network

upper darby >> The Upper Darby School Board is moving forward to find a new superintendent by making a temporary appointment to the post.



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 ...



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 ...



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 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 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.



94-year-old woman attacked by teen on way home from church, Upper Darby police say  WPVI-TV

At 94 years old, she's the oldest crime victim Police Superintendent Mike Chitwood has ever encountered.



Upper Darby man faces drug charges after raid on house  Delco News Network

UPPER DARBY>> Police have busted a man who had nearly $2000 in cash in his home on drug charges during a raid on a township residence last week.



'Royal' sendoff for Upper Darby 850 grads at Tower Theater  Delco News Network

UPPER DARBY >> The Tower Theater on 69th Street was the 'Royal' location for the 2018 graduation of Upper Darby High School. The historic theater was ...



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.



Police: Driver under influence of heroin in Upper Darby crash  WPVI-TV

A driver who crashed his vehicle into a utility pole in Delaware County was under the influence of heroin, Upper Darby police say.



New 'Royal' in charge at Upper Darby High School  Delco News Network

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.



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 ...



Hatboro Man Dies During Broad Street Run (ICYMI)  Horsham, PA Patch

HATBORO, PA — A Hatboro man who worked as an athletic trainer for Upper Darby High School died Sunday after suffering a heart attack during the Broad ...



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 ...



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 ...



Drexeline delays draw packed house in Upper Darby  Delco News Network

UPPER DARBY >> An overflow crowd filled the council meeting room at the regular meeting to protest the delay of the Drexeline Town Center construction due ...



Freshman student stabbed at Pennsylvania high school  American School & University

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



Upper Darby school board OKs proposed $209M budget  Delco News Network

UPPER DARBY >> The Upper Darby school board Tuesday evening took the procedural step to adopt a proposed final $209.5 million budget with the largest ...



Clifton goes to bat with U.D. school board over ball fields  Delco News Network

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 ...



St. Mark's girls stage impressive comeback, but fall on last-second shot  The Dialog

St. Mark's turned an 11-point fourth-quarter deficit into a late lead, but Upper Darby's Gabby Liberio scored as time expired to give the Royals the win.



Upper Darby police need your help in search for would-be killer  WPVI-TV

UPPER DARBY, Pa. (WPVI) -- Police in Delaware County have released chilling new surveillance video showing a gunman ambushing a victim this past ...



Civil case against Drexeline project loses appellant | News  Delco News Network

MEDIA COURTHOUSE>> One of three Upper Darby residents who filed a civil complaint to appeal the approval of the Drexeline Plaza redevelopment plans has ...



Community Briefs: Four Delco Middle Schools win awards for 'cool' manufacturing videos  The Delaware County Daily Times

MALVERN — With the state and national focus on reviving the manufacturing industry in America, students from 16 local middle schools in Chester and ...



Check out this week's community calendar for events, meeting around Delaware County  The Delaware County Daily Times

Note: All notices for events must be emailed to vcarey@delcotimes.com by Thursday at noon. We will not accept faxes or hard copies. All notices will appear ...



Gianficaro: Hatboro's Brian Smart dies of heart attack during Broad Street Run  The Intelligencer

An autopsy revealed Hatboro's Brian Smart, 25, who died of a heart attack while participating in the Broad Street Run, had a bigger-than-normal heart.



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 ...



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 ...



What's happening in and around town this spring  The Delaware County Daily Times

Springton Lake Middle School's Video Club participated in the “What's So Cool About Manufacturing?” Contest sponsored by the Manufacturing Alliance of ...



Upper Darby mayor tries to settle Drexeline dispute  Delco News Network

UPPER DARBY >> Mayor Tom Micozzie is trying to broker a deal to pave way for a development that could have long-term impacts for Upper Darby.



Garnet Valley wins first Hi-Q contest of 2019  The Delaware County Daily Times

UPPER DARBY — Delco Hi-Q's 71st season resumed on January 4 at the Upper Darby Performing Arts Center. Upper Darby played host to Garnet Valley and ...



Rucci selected for Big 33 Classic  Lititz Record Express

Warwick senior Hayden Rucci (center), shown with his parents Stacy and Todd, has been selected to play in the 62nd annual Big 33 Classic. Todd, an Upper ...



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.



Blanford, Barbara Ann  The Daily Progress

Barbara Ann Blanford, 67, of Waynesboro, formally of Drexel Hill, Pa., went to be with the Lord on Friday, January 4, 2019, in Waynesboro. She was born ...



Arrest made in shooting of Upper Darby store owner  WPVI-TV

Upper Darby police say they've arrested a suspect accused of shooting the owner of a beer distributor.



Upper Darby schools to start branding campaign | News  The Delaware County Daily Times

UPPER DARBY >> The Upper Darby School District will be officially be branding itself with the help of a Philadelphia firm.



Prisoner escaped from Secane District Court, Upper Darby police say  WPVI-TV

Officials said a female prisoner escaped from the custody of a constable at the Secane District Court Thursday afternoon.



Man, teen shot in Upper Darby, Pa.  6abc.com

A man and a teenage boy are recovering from bullet wounds after a shooting in Upper Darby, Delaware County.



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.



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

Paxon Hollow Middle School in the Marple Newtown School District recently honored select students, chosen for their qualities of Integrity, honesty and ...



Local Life: It's time to put your green thumb to test in Delco  The Delaware County Daily Times

SPRINGFIELD — Think your garden can stack up with the best in Delaware County? Here's your chance to find out.



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.



Smoke billows from scrap yard fire in Darby Township  Delco News Network

DARBY TOWNSHIP >> A smoky fire at a scrap yard caused traffic problems Monday afternoon, officials said.



New grading scale OK'd by Upper Darby school board  Delco News Network

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 ...



Teacher retires after more than 30 years in Upper Darby  6abc.com

In song, in prayer, in special serenades, Saint Laurence Parish Elementary School in Upper Darby celebrated Mrs. Denise Mckenzie. After teaching in Catholic ...



Brother producers BNYX® and BEAUTIFULMVN pound the pavement to make the beat  PW-Philadelphia Weekly

But the same holds true for those behind the scene, the producers who craft and polish the sound. Luckily for brother producers BNYX® and BEAUTIFULMVN, ...



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.



2-Hour Delay For School District Of Haverford Township Monday  Haverford, PA Patch

HAVERFORD TOWNSHIP, PA – The School District of Haverford Township will open on a two-hour delay Monday, March 4 due to winter weather hitting the ...



Family located of boy found in Upper Darby  6abc.com

Upper Darby Police say the family of the boy found on 69th Street has been located.



Bucks teen performing with Grammy-nominated Lansdowne Symphony Orchestra  Bucks County Courier Times

Council Rock High School South freshman and violinist Lea Wang will be a featured performer at a concert on Sunday in Upper Darby.



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.



Firefighters battle Upper Darby building fire  6abc.com

Firefighters have brought a house fire under control in Delaware County.



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 ...



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.



Drexel Hill Middle School adds new names to Wall of Heroes  Delco News Network

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 ...



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 ...



Summer Stage offers friends, fun in Upper Darby  Main Line

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 ...



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