Please keep the curb sides clear of vehicles. After the long and fierce winter of 2014-15 our Public Works Department is hard at work cleaning the remains of our roadway treatments. As the township street sweaping truck makes it’s way through the township, we ask that residents make every effort to keep the curb sides clear of vehicles so that our crews can do a through job.
Currently servicing the 1st Ward
Please keep the streets clear.
Aston Township Sports Hall of Fame Committee members Kevin Talbot and Rob Locklear, during the March 10 meeting of the Aston Board of Commissioners, presented the board with a certificate of appreciation for their support and generosity.
The Sports Hall of Fame was founded in 1999 by longtime township resident William “Butch” Ryan and his daughter, Nancy Sipple, a former Aston commissioner. Read more
Aston Commissioners, during the March 18 meeting, declared the week of April 12-18 as National Library Week.
Aston Public Library Director Stephen Sarazin, on behalf of the library staff and volunteers, graciously accepted the resolution. Read more
The Aston Township Vision Plan is being implemented as members of the public works department have been working hard replacing old, worn street signs with updated signs that feature the new township insignia.
Public Works Supervisor Russell Palmore said the new signs, which are constructed of heavy duty aluminum and larger lettering, will be easier for residents to see, especially at night. Read more
Neumann Celebrates 50 Years, New gateway sign designed by Sun Valley students, residents prepare for the big egg hunt on the 28th; and more in this month’s issue of the Aston Township Times. Download it now!
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
At the request of the DCIU, The DCIU Conditional use hearing scheduled for Monday, February 23, 2015 has been postponed to a later date, yet to be determined. Additionally, the DCIU project will be removed from the February 25, 2015 Planning Commission meeting agenda. For updates regarding the DCIU, please check the DCIU Summary page on this site.
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.”
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
It’s that time of year again. Your 2014 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 2014 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 Wednesday, April 15.