Delaware County holds emergency-preparedness drill

A simulated train derailment and fictional fire were key elements in a safety training exercise held last week to prepare municipal workers for emergency scenarios in Delaware County. Approximately 150 firefighters and emergency responders participated in the exercise, sponsored by the Delaware County Emergency Services Department and held at the Lazaretto Ballroom in Tinicum Township. Read More »

Thompson slams Obama's proposed 'fracking' regulations

U.S. Rep. Glenn Thompson (R-PA) responded on Monday to President Obama’s proposed regulations on hydraulic fracturing, or "fracking." “As one of the top producers of natural gas, Pennsylvania’s success has been made possible due to technological advancements and safety regulations administered at the state level, rather than adding an additional layer of bureaucracy from the federal government,” Thompson said. Read More »