Aston Township, Delaware County PA

2016 Aston Township Memorial Day Parades and Ceremonies

memorial-day-vfwOn Monday, May 30th,  Memorial Day, Aston Township would like to honor of all the fallen heroes who served selflessly to protect our freedom. The American Legion Post 926 has planned a parade and ceremons. American Legion Post 87 and VFW Post 6613 on the north end of town and the American Legion Post 926 on the South side. Read more

Aston Lioness Club Presents: Murder Mystery Dinner Theater – Nailed In Vegas

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Aston Township Lioness Club Presents: Murder Mystery Night: “Nailed In Vegas”
$45 per person includes: Buffet Dinner & Cash Bar

Friday, May 20th, Doors open at 6:45pm, Ballrooms at Boothwyn
1405 Meeting House Road, Boothwyn Pa 19061

Advance Tickets Only Call:
Harriet Reynolds: 610 344 – 3491
Gladys Moore: 610 485-4621

2nd Annual Aston Township Clean-Up Day May 7th

Join your neighbors at your local community park and participate in the 2nd Annual Aston Beautiful Clean Up Day.

Clean Up Day May 2nd

2nd Annual Aston Beautiful
Clean Up Day is
May 7th 9:00 a.m. to  11:00 a.m.

From Bridgewater to Mount Roads and everywhere in between, on May 7th Aston Residents will join together to keep…contact kitspayd@gmail.com
Aston Beautiful

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Dennis and Carol Cannon Celebrate 50th Wedding Anniversary

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Aston Commissioners President Jim Stigale presented Dennis and Carol Cannon with a proclamation in recognition of their 50th wedding anniversary. Photo by Loretta Rodgers

Aston Commissioners, during the April 20 meeting, presented longtime township residents Dennis and Carol Cannon with a proclamation in recognition of their 50th wedding anniversary.

The Cannon’s were married on April 16, 1966 at Holy Saviour Church in Linwood and immediately moved to their home on Aston Mills Road- the very home that Dennis’ mother and step-father built.

The Cannon’s are parents of three children; Dennis, Paul, and Karron and they are grandparents of three. Read more

Herre’s Gang Recognized for Dedication to Autism Awareness

Aston 2nd Ward Commissioner Carol Graham presented Robert and Donna Herre and their son, Stephen, with a proclamation for all the tremendous work the family has done in the area of Autism Awareness. Photo by Loretta Rodgers

Aston 2nd Ward Commissioner Carol Graham presented Robert and Donna Herre and their son, Stephen, with a proclamation for all the tremendous work the family has done in the area of Autism Awareness. Photo by Loretta Rodgers

The Aston Board of Commissioners, during the April 20 meeting, presented a proclamation to Herre’s Gang for their continued contributions and dedication to autism awareness.

Robert and Donna Herre are the proud parents of three children. Their youngest son, Stephen, 11, was diagnosed with autism at a young age.

“Stephen is a bright, loving child, who brings the Herre family an overwhelming amount of joy,” said 2nd Ward Commissioner Carol Graham, who presented the proclamation.

Shortly after Stephen’s diagnosis the Herre’s realized the magnitude of the situation and quickly decided to become involved in raising awareness of the disorder.

Five years ago “Here’s Gang” was formed. The group consists of family and friends who are deeply devoted to funding prevention, education, the causes and potential cure for autism. Read more

John C. Ford Honored on the Event of his 96th Birthday

Aston 7th Ward Commissioner Mike Higgins, om behalf of the board, presented 55-year resident John C. Ford with a proclamation in recognition of Ford's 96th birthday.  Photo by Loretta Rodgers

Aston 7th Ward Commissioner Mike Higgins, om behalf of the board, presented 55-year resident John C. Ford with a proclamation in recognition of Ford’s 96th birthday. Photo by Loretta Rodgers

Aston resident John C. Ford, during the April 20 Aston Commissioners  meeting, was presented with a proclamation in recognition of his 96th birthday.

Ford has resided in Aston for 55 years and is a steadfast attendee at monthly commissioners meetings. He often asks questions in reference to ongoing projects and issues pertaining to the township.

Born in Mount Carmel, Pa., Ford graduated from Mount Carmel Catholic High School. He moved to Chester in 1943 and worked as a seaman in the US Navy during World War II. Following the war, Ford began working in the machine shop at BP Oil where he was employed for 34 years.

Ford moved to Aston in 1970 where he married his lovely wife Elizabeth.

He has been a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church since its founding in 1947.

Ford is an avid sports fan and volunteered as an umpire for the Aston Valley Baseball league, the Aston Middletown Little League and for leagues throughout Delaware County.

Ford always enjoyed a good game of golf  and currently bowls in the senior league. His bowling average is 155!!!

Over the years,. Ford has held various positions with the Aston Seniors organization as well as the BP Retiree Club, where he currently serves as vice president.

7th Ward Commissioner Mike Higgins, in presenting the proclamation, described Ford as “ an interested and concerned citizen, adding that he has been attending commissioners meetings for more than 40 years.

Aston Farmers Market- Tuesdays, June – September

Come out to the NEW Aston Township Farmers Market at the Valley View Shopping Center, every Tuesdays, from from 3pm to 7pm; June through September.

Fruit, Vegetables, Baked Goods, BBQ and much more…

Aston Farmers Market

Neumann University Knights Roller Hockey Team Recognized by Aston Commissioners

Aston 2nd Ward Commissioner Carol Graham (right) presented the Neumann University Knights Roller Hockey team with  proclamation for capturing the national title. Pictured with the team is their coach Lee Strofe and Neumann University President Dr. Rosalie Mirenda.   Photo by Loretta Rodgers

Aston 2nd Ward Commissioner Carol Graham (right) presented the Neumann University Knights Roller Hockey team with proclamation for capturing the national title. Pictured with the team is their coach Lee Strofe and Neumann University President Dr. Rosalie Mirenda. Photo by Loretta Rodgers

The Aston Board of Commissioners, during the April 20 meeting, presented the Neumann University Knights roller hockey team with a proclamation in recognition of the team’s capturing the NCRHA Division II National Championship for the second consecutive time.

Commissioner Carl Graham, in reading the proclamation, said the National Roller Hockey Association invited 24 teams to participate in the tournament, out of a prospective field of 170 teams nationwide. Read more

April 20, 2016 Commissioner’s Meeting

Did you miss the live broadcast of the Aston Township Commissioners meeting on Aston TV?

No problem, you may view this and previous  BOC meetings online by visiting our video archive or Board of Commissioners page. This meeting will also re-broadcast on Aston TV (Comcast Channel 5, Verizon Cable 45) on Tuesday beginning at 4pm.

An Evening Of Hope – June 4th

flamilystrongThe inaugural event for Family Strong Foundation. Ticket and Sponsorship opportunities available!

An Evening of Hope: Standing Strong 4 a Cure, promises to be a true celebration of the community support in V. Michael Fulginiti’s and many others’ fight against ALS. Dinner will be provided by Marino’s catering and music by the band Mike Davis and the Bullets.

Be prepared to purchase keys to unlock HOPE in an ultimate gift card jackpot, purchase a glow stick for a silly game of heads and tails, and bid on many amazing auction items such as a one hour flight in your own private plane!  We look forward to making a difference in the lives of PALS as we raise both awareness and funding to cure this devastating disease.

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