Aston Township, Delaware County PA

Sisters of Notre Dame de Namur Extend Invitation for Service to Honor Sr. Dorothy Stang, SND; the “Martyr of the Amazon.”

SR. Dorothy StangThe Sisters of Notre Dame de Namur invite you to a celebration of Sr. Dorothy Stang, a courageous SND who on Feb. 12, 2005 was murdered by men who wanted to stop her work on behalf of the poor farming families in Apapu, Brazil.

The event will take place 1-3 p.m., June 6 at the Franciscan Spiritual Center, 609 S. Convent Road, Aston.

A PowerPoint presentation on Sr. Dorothy will be followed by a brief discussion and reception.

ALL ARE WELCOME!

If you would like to attend, please send your name, address, telephone number and email address by June 1 to: Marcee Stiger, marcee.stiger@sndden.org or call 410-486-5599, ext. 407.

Sr. Dorothy was working closely with the Church’s Pastoral Land Commission that struggles for the rights of rural workers and peasants, and defends land reform in Brazil.

She spent 40 years working hand-in-hand with many other SND’s, including Sr. Jane Dwyer, a graduate of Note Dame High School, Moylan

2015 Hometown Summer Concerts Start June 8th

Hometown Summer Concert Series featuring local performers will kick off with a performance by the Northley Steel Drum Ensemble and Jazz Band led by Mr. Darren Hazlett at the Aston Township Community Center, Monday June 8th Starting @ 7pm; No Raindate;  Outdoor concert, lawn chairs welcome.

2015 Camp Rainbow – Summer Camp

Summer 2015 – June 22nd – July 31st

This Summertime Camp is brought to you by the Aston Township Board of Commissioners.

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DEMENTIA – Your Window Into Their World

health-workshop2Tuesday, May 12th 2015 at 6:00pm, The Residence at Glen Riddle, 263 Glen Riddle Rd, Media, PA 19063 Space is limited

– RSVP TO: (610)358-9933

Brain-Healthy Refreshments Will Be Served

The Residence at Glen Riddle & Heartland Hospice Present:
DEMENTIA – Your Window Into Their World.

Join us for a FREE Event.
The Residence at Glen Riddle and Heartland Hospice are proud to offer an exclusive VIRTUAL DEMENTIA TOUR.

This interactive and powerful workshop will guide you through what it’s like to experience dementia firsthand

Give you the tools to better understand the behaviors and needs of those living with dementia

Provide an inside look into how leaders in healthcare design environments to meet the individualized needs of residents at every stage of their healthcare journey, from independence through Memory Care.

Aston Seniors Luncheon, Thurs. May 28th

Musical Duo,  Last Chance - Jack Scott and Ingrid Rosenback

Musical Duo, Last Chance – Jack Scott and Ingrid Rosenback

The May meeting of the Aston Seniors will take place on Thursday, May 28, 2015 at 10:45am in the Aston Community Center on Concord Road. Luncheon tickets are $10.00 and must be purchased no later than Friday, May 22nd. Read more

1st Annual Aston Township Clean-Up Day a huge Success

Clean Up Day May 2nd

Clean Up Day May 2nd

More than 100 volunteers gathered on May 2 for the first annual Aston Township Clean-Up Day. Supplied with trash bags and gloves, the volunteers headed to 10 sites throughout the township to pick-up debris and brush.

The brain-child of Aston 2nd Ward Commissioner Carol Graham, the event was a long time coming. For many years, Graham joined with the Chester Ridley Creek Watershed (CRC) and a few volunteers to clean the west branch of the Chester Creek. As the number of volunteers increased, so did the sites, which included Poore and Fisher Parks.

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Sisters of St. Francis Open Their Doors to the Public

Sisters of St. Francis The schedule for tours are Tuesdays—May 26, June 30, July 28, August 18 and September 22, 2015, from 1-3 P.M.

A sparkling gold cross atop an orange/red dome has attracted many people from near and far to Our Lady of Angels Convent (OLAC), the motherhouse of the Sisters of St. Francis of Philadelphia (609 South Convent Rd, Aston, PA 19014-1207).  We know that there are many more people who drive past the convent every day and wonder who and what exist behind those giant doors in the big castle-like structure.  Here is your chance to find out.  The Sisters of St. Francis invite you to tour the OLAC facility and chapel.  The schedule for tours are Tuesdays—May 26, June 30, July 28, August 18 and September 22, 2015, from 1-3 P.M. Join us for a short historical presentation and a tour of the first floor buildings and chapel, followed by light refreshments and time for questions and answers.  Your hosts will be Sr. Kathleen Parisi, OSF, and several other sisters who live at the motherhouse.   In order to prepare for our guests, we ask that you call the receptionist at (610) 459-4125 to provide your name, phone number in case we have to cancel, and the number of family or friends who will attend. You can call Sr. Kathleen Parisi at (610) 558-7714 to select a date and time for a group tour for at least six people. Tours may be scheduled Monday through Friday.

Aston Children have a Hopping Good Time at Annual Easter Egg Hunt!

Chilly weather did not deter hundreds of children from attending and enjoying the Aston Township Easter Egg Hunt, which took place March 28 on the grounds of the community center.

Carrying baskets and bags of all sizes, children were separated into age groups and had a wonderful time collecting brightly colored Easter eggs.

Following the hunt, participants ventured into the gymnasium where they were served refreshments and were given the opportunity to have their pictures taken with the Easter Bunny.

Center for Life Long Learning

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

Spring 2015 Course Offerings

Programs for 50+ Learners in the Aston, Brookhaven and Concord Communities.

Click Here for Spring 2015 Schedule.

December 17, 2014 Commissioner’s Meeting

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Aston Township Board of Commissioners

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.

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