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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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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 ...



Bullet found in Upper Darby High School hallway, Student in custody.  TAPinto.net

Drexel Hill, Upper Darby Township, PA —- Township police officers responded to the Upper Darby High School after administrators placed the school on ...



Toy gun prompts lockdown, early dismissal at Upper Darby High School  WPVI-TV

A dropped toy gun led to a lockdown and early dismissal at Upper Darby High School on Thursday morning.



Carol Jane (Geddes, Gurin) Coakley  Suffolk Times

Carol Jane (Geddes, Gurin) Coakley of Southold, N.Y., formerly of Upper Montclair, N.J., passed away peacefully April 10, 2019, from primary progressive.



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.



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 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 ...



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.



Another charter school, this one for the arts, aiming for Upper Darby  Philly.com

A charter-school operator wants to open a school in the Upper Darby School District, but it is encountering opposition.



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

Aronimink Elementary School, 4611 Bond Ave., Drexel Hill will hold a Lincoln Ford Driven-to-Give event 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, April 27. Aronimink Home and ...



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," ...



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.



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 ...



Football: Rich Gentile to coach one more season at Upper Darby  The Delaware County Daily Times

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



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.



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 ...



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.



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 ...



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.



Proposed charter school for the arts draws opposition in Upper Darby  The Delaware County Daily Times

UPPER DARBY — The Upper Darby community roundly rejected the application for a new arts-based charter school proposed for the school district next year.



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 ...



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.



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 ...



New middle school in Upper Darby raises concerns  WPVI-TV

Upper Darby School District is looking to build a new middle school in Clifton Heights, however, residents are concerned about losing green space and higher ...



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 saved on teacher expenses in 2017-18 | News  Delco News Network

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



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 ...



Community rallies behind Upper Darby football coach Gentile  Delco News Network

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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



U.D. schools nix move to delay August start of school, board director objects  The Delaware County Daily Times

UPPER DARBY— A proposed August start date for Upper Darby students next school year started a conversation about the drawbacks to students' health and ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



'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 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.



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.



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.



Plans for arming U.D. school security officers fires up heated talks  Delco News Network

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 ...



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 ...



For more than half a century, three old friends head west for their love of wrestling  Philly.com

HERSHEY, Pa. — Every March, the sights and unmistakable sounds of high-stakes wrestling swirl into a sweaty, sometimes bloody, elixir of life for three ...



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: 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 ...



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 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 ...



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 ...



Freshman student stabbed at Pennsylvania high school  American School & University

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



Upper Darby native Jim Croce to be honored with historical marker  Delco News Network

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



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 ...



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 ...



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.



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 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.



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.



Student winners named at Intermediate Unit science fair  The Delaware County Daily Times

MORTON— The Delaware County Science Fair, which is now in its 60th year of providing students in Delaware County an opportunity to apply the scientific ...



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 ...



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.



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:



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.



LMSD Announces 2-Hour Delay Thursday Due to Polar Vortex  TAPinto.net

Lower Merion Township, PA — The Lower Merion School District announced that all schools will open two hours late Thursday, Jan. 31 due to the sub-zero ...



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 ...



DCIU appoints new tech school principal | News | delcotimes.com  The Delaware County Daily Times

MORTON — The Delaware County Intermediate Unit (DCIU) Board of Directors recently approved the appointment of Daniel Palmer as the new principal of the ...



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 ...



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.



Drug take-back collections announced by county | News  The Delaware County Daily Times

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



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 ...



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.



Lower Merion School District Rolls Out Math Sequence Changes  TAPinto.net

LOWER MERION, PA -- The Lower Merion School District released a letter to parents/guardians of students announcing its new changes to its secondary ...



LMHS Senior Jalen Goodman Signs Letter of Intent to Attend Villanova  TAPinto.net

Ardmore, Lower Merion Township, PA -- Surrounded by friends, family and teammates, Lower Merion High School senior and football player Jalen Goodman ...



From Kavanaugh to the Main Line, rich teens are coasting by with zero brakes | Maria Panaritis  Philly.com

A cop and a Main Line parent tell it like it is: rich kids in suburban Philadelphia are no different – maybe even worse today – than the reputed Georgetown Prep ...



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 ...



Local Life: Lansdowne Symphony Orchestra sets holiday concert  The Delaware County Daily Times

The Lansdowne Symphony Orchestra under the musical direction of Reuben Blundell, presents a holiday concert Dec. 2 at 3 p.m. at the Upper Darby Performing ...



Upper Darby cops search for teen who fired gun at Drexel Hill playground  PhillyVoice.com

Upper Darby police are using social media in an attempt to locate an 18-year-old Drexel Hill man wanted for allegedly firing a gun during an incident at a Drexel ...



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.



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.



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, ...



Landowners to Lower Merion School District: See you in Court  TAPinto.net

“No person shall … be deprived of life, liberty, or property, without due process of law; nor shall private property be taken for public use without just ...



PA Lawmakers Vote to Toughen Pension Forfeitures: Next Stop the Gov  TAPinto.net

Harrisburg, PA — The PA State Senate voted earlier today to pass the “Public Employee Pension Forfeiture Act.” The bill amends current law making it harder for ...



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 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:



Don't Miss the 7th Annual A Cappella Sing-Off Sunday  TAPinto.net

Ardmore, Lower Merion Township, PA — The Ardmore Rotary is sponsoring its 7th Annual A Cappella Sing-Off on Sunday, January 27, 2019, at 1 p.m. in the ...



Dems to Leach: Step Down  TAPinto.net

Lower Merion, PA — The leaders of the Delaware County Democratic Committee called for Pennsylvania State Senator Daylin Leach to resign from office last ...



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.



Missing Autistic Teen in Lower Merion  TAPinto.net

Updated — Missing Teen Found — Lower Merion Police have found this missing autistic teenager. According to the Lower Merion Township Police Facebook ...



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 ...



Harriton High Student-Athletes Sign Letters of Intent  TAPinto.net

Harriton High School and the Lower Merion School District announced November 19, 2018, that a dozen Harriton High School student-athletes recently signed ...



Lower Merion School District Invokes Eminent Domain  TAPinto.net

Lower Merion Township, PA -- Lower Merion School District has changed its mind on where to locate athletic fields for its proposed Middle School.



ManuFest 2019 Invites Students and Parents to Explore Manufacturing Industry and Construction Trades  TAPinto.net

LOWER MERION, PA -- Over the past five years, Montco Works, which serves Montgomery County as the local area's workforce development board, has invited ...



What's Next Weather Wise as Schools Now Close  TAPinto.net

UPDATED: As of 5:30 PM, it is no longer snowing in Wynnewood. The snow had been mixed with sleet earlier. The winds have died down. The AccuWeather ...



More than Half a Ton of Cocaine Seized at Philly Port  TAPinto.net

Philadelphia, PA — US customs and border protection agents seized sizeable black duffel bags containing more than half a ton of cocaine from a ship that had ...



Widener University announces winners of high school leadership awards  The Delaware County Daily Times

CHESTER— Widener University, in partnership with WCAU-TV NBC10, recently announced the winners of the Widener University High School Leadership ...



Landowners' Charge LMSD with Fraud, Collusion, Bad Faith and Arbitrary Action in New Court Filing  TAPinto.net

The day that LMSD condemned 1835 County Line Road allowing it to be taken by Eminent Domain, the property was effectively titled to the LMSD. The only ...



Harriton High School Student Wins Prestigious Science Award  TAPinto.net

LOWER MERION, PA -- A Harriton High School senior student by the name of Samuel Weissman was recently named a top-300 scholar in the 78th Annual ...



Lower Merion School Zoning Changes Moves Forward Making it Easier to Build Schools  TAPinto.net

Ardmore, PA - The Lower Merion Township Board of Commissioners voted and approved Wednesday night a motion to advertise a set of zoning ordinance ...



Local Democratic Committee Announces Candidates and Endorsements  TAPinto.net

Wynnewood, Lower Merion Township, PA — The Democratic Committee of Lower Merion and Narberth met and selected their endorsed slate for the up coming ...



Chadds Ford Tavern offers historic charm with high-quality food and drink  Delco News Network

CHADDS FORD >> Customers get enveloped in the historic charm of the Chadds Ford Tavern almost immediately after pulling into the parking lot and passing ...



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 ...



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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