Aston Township, Delaware County PA

Center for Life Long Learning

scs-logoSenior Community Services (SCS) is pleased to provide this exciting array of classes to educate, inspire and encourage you. Created specifically to serve adults 50+ in western Delaware County, the Center for Life Long Learning (CLLL) brings adult education offerings to you. SCS, a non-profit agency, also works in many other ways to keep older adults living independently. Established in 1977, SCS today operates four Senior Centers. SCS’ Centers provide meals, health and wellness programs, recreation and social activities and volunteer opportunities. Visit www.scs-delco.org

To find out more, please call Farah Esfahani at 484-496-2143 or fesfahani@scs-delco.org

Spring 2015 Course Offerings

Programs for 50+ Learners in the Aston, Brookhaven and Concord Communities.

Click Here for Spring 2015 Schedule.

Aston Recognizes Neumann University on 50th Anniversary

With the board of  commissioners and public offering a standing ovation, Aston Commissioners President Jim Stigale presented Neumann University President Dr. Rosalie Mirenda and her husband Tony, with a proclamation in recognition of the 50th anniversary of  the founding of the university.

With the board of commissioners and public offering a standing ovation, Aston Commissioners President Jim Stigale presented Neumann University President Dr. Rosalie Mirenda and her husband Tony, with a proclamation in recognition of the 50th anniversary of the founding of the university.

By Loretta Rodgers.

Aston Commissioners, during its Feb. 18 meeting, presented a proclamation to Neumann University in recognition of the 50th anniversary of its founding.

Neumann President Dr. Rosalie Mirenda and her husband Tony, gratefully accepted the proclamation certificate on behalf of the university.

With 115 women enrolled and seven faculty members, Our Lady of Angels College first opened its doors as an institution of higher learning in 1965.

The establishment of the college was the result of countless decades of work and planning by the Sisters of St. Francis of Philadelphia, who, instead of borrowing needed funds for the college, raised the money themselves. Read more

Aston Commissioners Honor Pubic Works Employee Gary Junkerman

Pictured with Junkerman is Public Works Superintendent Russ Palmore and Commissioner Jon Firlein.

Pictured with Junkerman is Public Works Superintendent Russ Palmore and Commissioner Jon Firlein.

By Loretta Rodgers.

Aston Commissioners, during the February 18 board of commissioners meeting, presented a proclamation and gift to public works employee Gary Junkerman in recognition of his 25 years of service to the township.

Junkerman was hired on January 22, 1990 and has worked in various capacities as a public works and sanitation employee.

“Gary has always been very helpful with any snow emergency that has befallen the township,” said Commissioner Jon Firlein. “We thank you for your 25 years of service.”

Aston Resident Raymond Perko Responsible for Interior Design of Recognizable Delco Structures

Raymond C. Perko (Photo: Loretta Rodgers)

Raymond C. Perko (Photo: Loretta Rodgers)

By Loretta Rodgers

There are not many people who can honestly say they love their job. Aston resident Raymond Perko is one of those people.

An interior designer for more than 40 years, Perko has been involved in the interior design of some of the most recognizable buildings in the Delaware County and Tri-State area including the original MacDade Mall, St. Mary Magdalen Church in Upper Providence, the round real estate building in Swarthmore on U.S. Route 320; Clement Communications in Concord Township; the Commonwealth Club at the William Penn Inn; the lobby at Putnum Village in Wallingford; Twelve Caesars in Philadelphia; the Barbizon Hotel in New York City; and the Downingtown Inn, later called the Tabas Inn, made famous by actor Mickey Rooney. Read more

The Juliano Brothers Return To St. Josephs

Knights of ColumbusThe Knights of Columbus, Fr. James A Donnelly Council are bringing back The Juliano Brothers to St. Joseph’s Parish in Aston, PA on March 21, 2015. Read more

Closed President’s Day

Administration Office and the Public Works Department will be closed Monday, February 16, 2015 in observation of President’s Day. NO TRASH OR RECYCLING.

Tuesday, February 17, 2015 – All Monday and Tuesday routes will be picked up.

Aston Historical Society Meeting 2/12/15


tubman-quoteAston Historical Society will hold a regular meeting on Thursday, February 12, 2015 at 7:00 pm in the Aston Township Commissioner’s Meeting Room in the Municipal Building at 5021 Pennell Road.

Irma Jackson Mason portraying Harriet Tubman

Free, Open to the Public and family friendly.

February 2015 Township Times

Aston Fire Department sworn in, Township mourns the loss of a former commissioner; and more in this month’s issue of the Aston Township Times. Download it now!