Aston Township, Delaware County PA

Township Awarded $164,000 Grant from PA Dept. Conservation and Natural Resources

Aston-Seal-2014At the February 17, 2016 Board Of Commissioners meeting the board announced that Aston Township received a grant from the Pennsylvania Department of Conservation and Natural Resources in the amount of $164,000 to renovate Vinsmith Park.

This grant is contingent on a 50% match which will be provided in part from cash and in part from the volunteer efforts of the Boy Scout Troop 225 and donations from local businesses.

Sun Valley Basketball Player Recognized for Scoring 1,000 points

Aston 1st Ward Commissioner Michael Link presented Sun Valley High School basketball player Kate Lannon with a certificate of achievement in recognition of Lannon's scoring 1,000 points. Photo by Loretta Rodgers

Aston 1st Ward Commissioner Michael Link presented Sun Valley High School basketball player Kate Lannon with a certificate of achievement in recognition of Lannon’s scoring 1,000 points. Photo by Loretta Rodgers

by Loretta Rodgers.

Aston Commissioners, Feb. 17, recognized Sun Valley High School Junior Kate Lannon for her excellence on the basketball court.

The daughter of Mike and Terri Lannon, Kate scored her 1,000th point on Jan. 9 when the Sun Valley Vanguards defeated Chester High School 52-41.

Kate is only the second player in Sun Valley High School history to score 1,000 points before her senior year. Read more

Substitute Crossing Guards Needed!

guard_iconThe Aston Police Department is currently accepting applications for substitute crossing guard with a starting hourly rate of $13.34 hr.

Application may be picked up at the Aston Police Department Monday through Friday, between the hours of 8 AM and 4 PM. All applicants are required to submit to a criminal background check along with child abuse clearance check.

Contact Aston Police Department 610-497-2633.

PennDOT – Aston Mills Road Bridge Complete!

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On Thursday, February 18th, 2016, just after noon, the Pennsylvania Dept of Transportation confirmed that the Aston Mills Bridge has officially reopened for general traffic!

 

 

Local Tax Return is Due April 15th

Keystone CollectionsIt’s that time of year again. Your 2015 local earned income tax return is due on April 15.

Did you know the quickest way to get your refund is to file online? If you live and work in Pennsylvania, you can e-file on our tax administrator’s secure website, which is available 24/7 at www.KeystoneCollects.com.

Keystone Collections Group’s e-file is the easy, fast and secure way to file your 2015 tax return.  It lets you file your tax return when it is most convenient for you. You will need your W-2, your Social Security Number and any other income documents that may apply (such as a PA-UE or a Schedule C).

Please note that the forms changed this year. If you will be claiming an out-of-state tax credit or if you work in Philadelphia, you may be eligible for a local earned income tax credit up to the amount you owe to your resident municipality. The worksheet on the back of the form will help you calculate your out-of-state tax credit (attach a copy of your out-of-state filing).

If you have questions regarding local tax filing, call Keystone’s Taxpayer Helpline at 1-888-328-0565 to speak with a local, knowledgeable Taxpayer Service Agent. You can also email your questions to “Taxpayer Support” at  www.KeystoneCollects.com.

Taxpayers with earned income in 2014 are required to file a tax return by Friday, April 15.

The British Invasion Tribute

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The British Invasion Tribute’s performance is three shows in one! First, you may hear classic songs by iconic British groups such as The Zombies, The Moody Blues, Dave Clark Five and Herman’s Hermits. The American musical “response” follows, with memorable hits by celebrated artists such as The Monkees, The Turtles, The Mamas & The Papas, and Tommy James & The Shondells, to name just a few. This retrospective concludes with an extraordinary finale paying tribute to the four lads from Liverpool who started it all, The Beatles!

Date: Saturday April 23, 2016
Time: Doors open at 7 PM Band plays at 8 PM
Place:
Degnan Hall at the Church of St. Joseph
3255 Concord Rd., Aston, Pa

Price: $20 Per Person
Basic mixed drinks, beer, wine, and food available for purchase

bandFor tickets contact:
Joe Zakorchemny
610-888-4767 or
Jaz1030@aol.com

CRC Watersheds Association and PSU-Brandywine host “Backyard Solutions for Healthy Streams”

CRC Watershed SurveyRegister for this FREE event by CRC Watersheds Association.  Sunday, February 28, 2016 – 2:00 pm to 3:30 pm, Tomezsko Building Auditorium, Penn State-Brandywine , 25 Yearsley Mill Road
Media, PA 19063.

2016 Winter Lecture – Backyard Solutions for Healthy Streams, Lessons from Philadelphia’s Green City, Clean Waters Program Read more