EMAIL REVIEW: Another reason to start saving for their future

(May 20, 2022)

Learn more about local events scheduled for our district as well as PA 529, a way to save for your children's future. Read more


EMAIL REVIEW: Supporting our community, asking questions about closures

(May 13, 2022)

I discuss the importance of supporting our community in the face of the closure of health services in Delco as well as announce some important upcoming events in this week's community update. Read more


Hearing identifies maternity deserts in Delaware County

(May 11, 2022)

Lawmakers in Delaware County taking issue with Crozer Health plans to close facilities in the region hosted a hearing today to understand the impact the closure has had on expectant mothers in the region before joining health professionals demonstrating outside Delaware County Memorial Hospital. Read more


Zabel to host free Senior Breakfast Thursday, May 19 for local residents

(May 11, 2022)

“Just like the annual senior fair I host, this event presents a time for seniors to socialize with neighbors and friends, as well as a chance to reach out to me to ask about a state issue or concern in an informal setting,” Zabel said. “As always, my staff and I will be able to answer questions and provide information on state programs and services for seniors.” Read more


EMAIL REVIEW: Clean-up event rescheduled for May 21

(May 06, 2022)

This weekend's heavy rain caused us to reschedule a planned clean-up event. However, we have rescheduled the event with local and state officials, and I'm hoping you can join us May 21. Read more


EMAIL REVIEW: Concerns about Delco Memorial Hospital's future

(Apr 29, 2022)

Learn more about upcoming local events as well as updates on state programs in this week's community update. Read more


EMAIL REVIEW: Join us Saturday for free Pet Expo

(Apr 22, 2022)

Join us Saturday for my free Pet Expo. We will have services available to pet owners as well as a chance for residents to learn about pet adoption options in our region. Read more


State lawmakers announce $1.3M in funding for transportation projects in Upper Darby Township

(Apr 20, 2022)

Harrisburg, April 20 – Reps. Gina H. Curry and Mike Zabel, both D-Delaware, announced today that Upper Darby Township has received $1.3 million towards roadway and sidewalk improvements along Garrett Road, also known as the Garrett Road Modernization Multimodal Connectivity Project. These upgrades consist of adding bicycle lanes, ADA-curb ramps, and redesign to support pedestrian safety. “Improving our roads for our pedestrians, drivers and bikers in the Upper Darby Township is vital,” said Curry. “This will help keep our residents safe and potentially reduce traffic accidents.” The project is one of 43 statewide transportation initiatives funded through the federal Bipartisan Infrastructure Law. Under BIL, the administration awarded $54.1 million to the Transportation Alternatives Set- Aside Program to enhance pedestrian and roadway infrastructure. “This project has three positive aspects in that it will improve local roadways, increase safety and promote mobility for pedestrians and bicyclists,” Zabel said. “I’m pleased to see state and federal funding helping to increase connectivity through green options, like bicycling and walking, since I believe they will continue to be a popular and growing option for many residents.” Applications for projects were reviewed by the state Department of Conservation and Natural Resources, the state Department of Read more


EMAIL REVIEW: Wishing you a happy holiday weekend!

(Apr 14, 2022)

Join us for one of the events we have planned for next week, and don't forget our children's art contest is accepting submissions through April 29. Read more


Zabel announces grant to improve safety at local church

(Apr 14, 2022)

“Gun violence, mass shootings and terroristic acts have become an all-too-familiar part of life,” Zabel said. “Thankfully, this grant program was passed in the wake of the tragic mass shooting that occurred at a synagogue in Squirrel Hill in 2018 that resulted in the murder of 11 people. I’m thankful to see funds will be used by a local place of worship in order to improve safety and protect residents.” Read more


EMAIL REVIEW: Pet Expo happening April 23, register pets for free vaccine

(Apr 08, 2022)

My Pet Expo will be happening later this month. Register your pets for free rabies vaccines and take advantage of all the information available. Read more


Zabel, Keffer announce Pet Expo for Saturday, April 23

(Apr 06, 2022)

“I’m excited to cohost this event and provide residents with a glimpse of the many resources available for pet owners in the region as well as safe pet adoption options,” Zabel said. “We are also pleased to be able to offer a limited number of free rabies vaccines.” Read more


Join us Saturday for clean-up at Gillespie Park

(Mar 31, 2022)

Learn about my upcoming events, including Saturday's clean-up, next week's online forum on recycling and this month's pet expo. Read more


EMAIL REVIEW: Let my office search for your unclaimed property

(Mar 25, 2022)

In the coming weeks, I will be hosting several community events, and my art contest for students K-5 has already begun. Read more


Zabel hosting children’s art contest

(Mar 23, 2022)

“The contest is designed to engage young minds through art, and we are presenting a platform where they can address environmental concerns in their communities through artwork,” Zabel said. Read more


Zabel’s offices offer assistance in claiming property

(Mar 22, 2022)

“The Pennsylvania state treasury receives millions of dollars in unclaimed property each year – many times because of clerical errors like an outdated address or a misspelling,” Zabel said. “A simple search of the state’s online database can reveal whether you have unclaimed property, and my offices and staff can guide you through the steps to reclaim your property.” Read more


EMAIL REVIEW: Changes to our district

(Mar 18, 2022)

The Pennsylvania Supreme Court affirmed the maps for PA's new legislative districts. Learn more in this week's community update. Read more


EMAIL REVIEW: Visit our Job Fair Saturday

(Mar 11, 2022)

Stop by our Job Fair on Saturday, March 12 and see what events we have scheduled in the coming weeks -- including a student art contest and a clean-up event in April. Read more


Upper Darby Township & Sellers Memorial Free Public Library receives state funding

(Mar 10, 2022)

UPPER DARBY, March 10 – State Reps. Gina H. Curry and Mike Zabel, both D-Delaware, announced today $25,000 has been awarded to the Upper Darby Township & Sellers Memorial Free Public Library. The Keystone, Recreation, Park and Conservation Fund, awarded by state Department of Education will help fund a planning study to analyze the three township libraries to determine how to modernize the facilities. “I am excited to see the township receive this state funding, which provides hope and promise, as essential steps in the further revitalization of our libraries and improving the overall visitor experience,” said Curry. “Libraries are cornerstones in our communities. The continued investment in our library systems is necessary to keep our facilities safe and updated, as they provide equitable resources and accessibility for our neighborhoods, youth, and community members.” “Libraries serve as great equalizers in our communities, providing free access to information, arts and valuable programs – all that is necessary is a willingness to learn,” Zabel said. “I’m pleased to see the state award a grant to our local libraries to determine how to best move forward to make certain our libraries remain a vital part of our neighborhoods.” The grant will fund half of the total project cost of $50,000. The Pennsylvania Read more


Zabel announces $750,000 grant for renovations to Haverford Township Free Library

(Mar 09, 2022)

“This grant will allow for much-needed updates, allowing Haverford library to be ADA-compliant as well as more energy efficient and user friendly,” Zabel said. “These funds will have a positive impact on the community, allowing more people to use the free services and valuable programs available at the library.” Read more