View updated Vision Plan documents from the September 18 public meeting at the Aston Township Community Center
By Loretta Rodgers
The Aston Board of Commissioners, during the September 17 meeting, named Eric DeLellis as the 2014 Aston Township Citizen of the Year.
DeLellis is a 1985 graduate of Sun Valley High School and and received a bachelors degree in environmental engineering in 1993 graduate from Lock Haven University.
A resident of the township since 2003, DeLellis currently serves as vice chairman of the township’s zoning hearing board,and is a member of the Veteran’s Memorial Garden committee.
DeLellis also volunteers his time as vice president of the Sun Valley High School Hockey Club.
A Captain in the Army Reserves, DeLellis was deployed to Iraq where he served from 2003-2004 in Baghdad. He was again deployed in 2009 as a major and served in Kuwait and Afghanistan.
In January of 2014 he was promoted to Lieutenant Colonel. Married to Teri, DeLellis is the father of three children: Eric, Jr., Bailey and Madison.
Members of the board of commissioners, at the conclusion of the meeting, took turns congratulating DeLellis on his selection as Citizen of the Year. He will be honored at Aston Township Community Day, which will take place October 4.
Delaware County Senior Medical Advisor warns of enterovirus.
Hundreds of children across the country have been hospitalized by a respiratory illness identified as Enterovirus 68 (EV-D68), a virus that has made headlines over the past several weeks. Read more
By Loretta Rodgers
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
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.
Get 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!
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.
To register for any of the following courses, please download and submit your completed registration form.
Do you know someone extraordinary here in Aston? Do you know anyone that has done something great for the township in the past year? If so, Aston Township is now accepting nominations for Aston’s 2014 Outstanding Citizen Award. You can find the application here , 2014 Outstanding Citizen of the Year, to nominate the resident that you think deserves this award. All applications must be turned in by Friday, August 29th and nominees must be Aston citizens.
Please remit complete nomination forms to:
Aston Township Citizen of the Year Nomination
5021 Pennell Road
Aston PA 19014-1869
or hand deliver to the Township Office.
Good luck to all involved!
Fire Departments Combine; more Home Town Concerts return; Save the Date for Community Day; Dottie retires; all in this month’s issue of the Aston Township Times. Download it now!
by Loretta Rodgers
After 10 years of discussion and 18 months of intensive meetings and planning, the Aston-Beechwood and Green Ridge Fire Companies have united to become the Aston Township Fire Department. Read more