Aston Commissioners, during the May 18 meeting, presented a proclamation to members of the Aston Presbyterian Church in recognition of the church’s 150th anniversary.
The rich history of the church dates back to the vision of Thomas Reaney, owner of a Shipyard in the city of Chester, who had a vision for the establishment of a Sabbath School for the children of his workers. Read more
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.
Camp Rainbow Summer Day Camp is seeking counselors to work our Mon – Fri. camp schedule beginning June 20th and running six weeks through July 29th. Read more
Summer 2016 – June 20th – July 29th
This Summertime Camp is brought to you by the Aston Township Board of Commissioners. Pre-registration at Community Center June 8th & 9th. Regular registration at Township Building on Pennell Road through June 17th.
On 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 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
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
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.
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…
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