Aston Township, Delaware County PA

Movement Update at the Grace Property on Pennell Road.

It has been brought to our attention residents concerns regarding movement at the site of the Grace Property on Pennell Road. Be advised, we are aware of this movement and it is NOT the project moving forward. The property owner is cutting down some quality trees without disturbing the soil or removing stumps. As always, if you have any questions regarding happenings in the Township, do not hesitate to contact the Township Building. 610-494-1636.

September 2018 Township Times

17th Annual Community Day October 6th, September 11th Memorial Ceremony, Upcoming Aston Township Historical Society Events; these stories and more in this month’s issue of the Aston Township Times. Download it now!.

Green Light Go Traffic Signal Improvement Grant on Pennell Road and Concord Road

The work currently under way on Pennell Road is being handled through PennDOT as a Green Light Go 50% Match Grant.  The project includes the following intersections on Pennell Road – Glendale Boulevard, Knowlton Road, Lehr Boulevard, Marianville/Weir, Hall Drive, Dutton’s Mill (& Lamp Post Lane), and Springbrook Boulevard.  Additionally, the following Concord Road intersections will be included – Aston Mills & Convent Roads, Lehr Boulevard, Dutton’s Mill Road, Pancoast Avenue, and Bridgewater Road. Read more

Aston Township 5th Ward Commissioner Appointed

Aston Township would like to announce that today at the Board of Commissioners Special Meeting, Nancy Bowden of the 5th Ward was appointed to fulfill the unexpired term of James W. McGinn.  We would like to extend our  thanks to all of those that applied for the position. The Board of Commissioners looks forward to working with Mrs. Bowden and congratulates you on your appointment.

 

On-going Vo-Tech Construction

Aston Township wishes to advise the residents affected by the  on-going construction in the area of the Vo-Tech that we are aware of your concerns. We are working with Commissioner Graham to address these issues.  Residents should also be aware that Emergency Services including Police, Fire and EMS response  should not be  affected by the construction.

Lenni Road Closure Update

Beginning Monday, August 27 until approximately mid-November, Lenni Road will be closed to vehicles and pedestrians 24 hours a day from below Station Lane to below the Chester Creek Trail.  As part of SEPTA’s Elwyn-to-Wawa Service Restoration Project, crews will be replacing and upgrading the Lenni Road rail grade crossing and regarding the approaching roadway to improve sightlines.

Please click here for more information and a Lenni Road detour map.

Governor Wolf Announces Funding To Renovate Aston Township Fire Department

Governor Tom Wolf announced today that the firehouse, formally known as Green Ridge Fire House, now Aston Township Fire Department in Aston, Delaware County, will use new state funding to quadruple the size of its fire house enabling it to better provide the services necessary to keep members of the local community safe.  Aston Township was awarded a $1 million grant to expand the Aston Township Fire Department from 5,250 square feet to 20,680 square feet and complete renovations to modernize the 30-year-old building.

This is the first release of RACP funding in Delaware County on 2018 Business Plans submitted. Thank you Governor Wolf and also a thank you to our town State Senator Tom Killion for all of their support!

Please click here for press release. 

August 2018 Township Times

Aston Remembers 5th Ward Commissioner James W. McGinn, Matt Smith Appointed Part Time Aston Police Officer , Volunteer for Community Day; these stories and more in this month’s issue of the Aston Township Times. Download it now!.

Birney Highway & Crozerville Road. Roundabout – Notice of Road Closure.

As part of the Birney Highway and Crozerville Road Roundabout, Aston Township is giving notice that the entire intersection will be closed due to the installation of the roundabout. Work is scheduled to commence on or before Wednesday, August 8, 2018 and it is anticipated that the road will be closed for 4 to 6 weeks.

Please click here for a detailed detour map. 

 

Passing of 5th Ward Commissioner James W. McGinn

It is with deepest regret and sympathy that we inform the residents of Aston Township of the sudden passing of Commissioner James W. McGinn. Jim was not only Commissioner of the 5th Ward but was also there for any and all that were in need of help. Our thoughts are with the entire McGinn family and those grieving his loss. May He Rest In Peace.

Service information is as follows:

Visitation will be at the Aston Community Center, 3270 Concord Road, Aston on Monday evening, July 30 from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. and Tuesday, July 31 from 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. Funeral Mass 11:30 a.m. Tuesday, July 31 at St. Joseph R.C. Church, 3255 Concord Ave, Burial at St. Thomas the Apostle Cemetery in Chester Heights.

Memorial donations in Jim’s name may be made to Holy Family Regional Catholic School c/o St. Joseph’s Aston, 3255 Concord Road Aston, PA 19014.

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