Aston Township, Delaware County PA

Vision Plan Public Meeting

Thursday, September 18, 2014 – 7pm  - Aston Township Community Center, 3270 Concord Road.  All Aston residents are invited and encouraged to offer comments and suggestions regarding the Aston Township Vision Plan.

Lioness – Designer Bag Bingo

September 21, 2014, – 12pm Aston Community Center. $30 per person (advance) $35 at the door. Vera Bradley, Coach bags, 20 games plus food & beverages included.

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Community Day – Wristbands & Parade Registration

The Aston Business Association will host the 13th Annual Aston Township Community Day on Saturday, October 4, 2014 from 11:00AM – 3:00PM (with a rain date of Sunday October 5, 2014 from 1:00PM – 6:00PM).

Community Day will begin with a parade from Neumann University (Neumann Drive) starting at 9:30AM. The parade will proceed along Concord Road to the Aston Township Community Center . The parade will feature local community groups and organizations, as well as, musical entertainment.

Inside the community center, the Annual Business Expo will be held for all Aston businesses and organizations interested in displaying their products and services. Other community festivities will be held outside. There will be free rides sponsored by Bette’s Bounces, games, food, drinks and contests for everyone to enjoy.

Aston Township Commemorates September 11, 2001 with Solemn Ceremony

By Loretta Rodgers

Patriot's Day 2014

Patriot’s Day 2014

The Aston Township community gathered Sept. 11 at the Memorial Gardens at Five Points to honor and remember those who lost their lives in the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks.

Hosted by Township Boy Scout Troops 225 and 292, Girl Scout Troop 57075 and members of American Legion Post #926, the program included speeches, dedication of a wreath, readings, and memorials.

Master and mistress of ceremonies, scouts Rachael McCullough and Matthew Gane eloquently presented speakers which included Aston Commissioners Mike Higgins and Carol Graham; Bill Dondero representing U.S. Congressman Patrick Meehan (R-7); Kevin Andrews, who represented Pa. State Rep. Joe Hackett (R-161); and American Legion 2014 National Eagle Scout of the Year Joseph Blaisse. Read more

Fall Bingo – Aston Public Library

Friends of the Aston Public Library Present:  FALL BINGO; Saturday, October 18th, Aston Community Center, 3 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.  Admission $25.00 “ALL CASH PRIZES” Special games, food, bingo supplies, raffles. All proceeds benefit Aston Public Library.

Sun Valley Craft Fair

Saturday October 25, 2014 9:00am – 3:00pm @ Sun Valley High School. Free Admission – Raffles – Food – Face Painting

Enjoy a wide variety of crafts including gift baskets, woodworking, photography, glitter wine glasses, bows, jewelry, fudge, cake pops, home made popcorn and more!

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Conditional Use Hearing Scheduled for October 28, 2014

We have, been advised by the attorney for the Delaware County Intermediate Unit, Vincent B. Mancini & Associates,that the DCIU’s Engineer is in the process of amending revised plans submitted to the Township on February 4, 2014. These plans have not been reviewed because in February,2014, the DCIU requested that we pause all land development activities.

Mr. Mancini has confirmed that the Conditional Use Hearing will be held on October 28th at the Aston Township Community Center, 3270 Concord Road, Aston PA. beginning at 7:00 PM.

September 2014 Aston Township Times

July Aston Township TimesGet ready for Community Day; Valley View Park Restoration; ABA Golf Outing; Boy Scouts to Hold a September 11th Ceremony; all in this month’s issue of the Aston Township Times. Download it now!

Fall 2014 Course Offerings – Center for Life Long Learning

Programs for 50+ Learners in the Aston, Brookhaven, Concord & Springfield Communities

Senior 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 register for any of the following courses, please download and submit your completed registration form.

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

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Valley View Park Renovation Project

Aston Township has made application for a Greenways, Trails, and Recreational Program (GTRP) Grant through the Commonwealth Financing Authority for restoration of Valley View Park. Valley View Park (aka Vinsmith Park) located in the Township’s Seventh Ward comprises 3.024 acres of open space land, most of which is grassy areas. The park is completely surrounded by predominantly ranch homes on Vinsmith, Edgar and Raymond Avenues, and Stella Lane, with the main entrance at Vinsmith and Bonsall Avenues.

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