Aston Township, Delaware County PA

A Letter From Aston Township Fire Marshal Tom Morgan

linda-laneAston Township has new signs on major roads as you enter our town that say “A Community that Cares”. Late Tuesday evening, November 15, 2016, and in the days that followed, we personified that little public relations snippet more than you can imagine.  Let me tell you about it.

At 11:17pm the Aston Township Fire Department was dispatched to the area of Linda Lane and Birney Highway for a building fire. 27 Aston volunteer firefighters left their home and answered the alarm.  10 mutual aid fire departments, 3 EMS and 6 police units also responded.  Our community cares. Read more

November 16, 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.

Aston Commissioners Recognize Andrew Gill on Eagle Scout Achievement

aston-web-scout-with-mike-higginsAston Commissioners, during the October 19 meeting, recognized township resident Andrew Gill on his promotion to Eagle Scout.

The son of Brian and Janemarie Gill, Andrew is a senior at Sun Valley High School.

His Eagle Scout project involved planning, supervising and painting two pre-K classrooms at Holy Family Regional Catholic School in Aston.

With assistance from adult scout leaders, fellow scouts, friends and family, the classrooms were painted prior to the beginning of the school year.

Andrew’s scouting career began in the second grade when he joined Cub Scout Pack #77 at Mount Hope United Methodist Church. As a cub scout he earned the Catholic Religious emblem, Parvuli Dei as well as the Arrow of Light, which is the highest award bestowed on a cub scout. Read more

October 19, 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.

Former First Ward Commissioner V. Michael Fulginiti Loses his Battle with ALS

fulginiti%201Aston Township is mourning the death of longtime resident, businessman and former 1st Ward Commissioner V. Michael Fulginiti.

After waging a courageous and very public three-year battle with Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS), Fulginiti, surrounded by his loving family, succumbed to the debilitating disease just after midnight on Friday, October 14.

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DCIU Conditional Use Hearing CANCELLED!

The DCIU meeting scheduled for Thursday, October 13, 2016, has been cancelled as counsel for both DCIU and Aston Township are working on the precise details for an Agreement, which would be submitted for review by the boards of Aston Township and the DCIU. Additionally, the parties are discussing the design specifications for the proposed roundabout with PennDOT.

For updates regarding the DCIU, please check the DCIU Summary page on this site.

Click Here to visit our DCIU Expansion project summary page. –>>

Aston Police Department Named 2016 Citizens Of The Year

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Aston Commissioners, during the Sept. 21 meeting, named the Aston Police Department as 2016 Citizens of the Year.  Commissioners President Jim Stigale read a proclamation praising Chief Dan Ruggieri and members of the police department for their professionalism and dedication to the township.

“The Aston Township Police Department provides excellent, professional service each and every day along with great concern for the safety and well-being of the Aston Township Community,” Stigale said. “Our dedicated police officers respond to emergencies, which often are of a life-threatening nature. Their ability to evaluate the situation quickly with regard and respect for all involved is always practiced. The dangers they encounter can change in a matter of seconds. Read more

Residents of Cherry Tree Woods Meeting

Residents of Cherry Tree Woods:

IMPORTANT MEETING

There will be a meeting to discuss the traffic calming situation with the Residents on Tuesday, October 4, 2016 at 7:00 p.m. at the Aston Township Municipal Building, 5021 Pennell Road, Aston, Pa.  In attendance will be Commissioner Mark Osborn and Township Engineer, Joseph Viscuso.  There are pictures of traffic calming patterns available at the Township you can call 610-494-1636

YOU ARE INVITED TO ATTEND THIS IMPORTANT MEETING

Aston Township Police Department Pin Sales

I Support Aston Police PinAston Township Police Department will be selling “I Support Aston Police” pins.  The pins cost $1.00 and ALL of the proceeds are being donated to Neighbors Helping Neighbors.  The pins can be purchased at the Aston Police Department located at 5021 Pennell Road, also depending on availability they will be sold at Community Day on October 1, 2016.

 

DCIU Conditional Use Hearing Update Statement

The last Conditional Use Hearing to consider a request by the Delaware County Intermediate Unit (DCIU) for Conditional Use Approval to allow the DCIU to expand the current use at the Delaware County Technical School property at 100 Crozerville Road, Aston, PA was held on November 9, 2015. I now have a meeting update for the month of October 2016.

There will be an Update and Informational Meeting on Monday, October 3, 2016. At the meeting, the Township Engineer will review a proposed roundabout at Birney Highway and Crozerville Road and other changes to traffic patterns in and around the Delaware County Technical School (DCTS). These are expected to improve traffic flow in the area. Additionally, our Special Counsel Hugh Donaghue will provide an update to the proposed programs at the DCTS Campus, as well as, discuss Zoning, permitted uses and Conditional Use at the DCTS campus. There will be time for questions.

There will be a Conditional Use Hearing on Thursday, October 13, 2016 to consider a request by the DCIU for Conditional Use Approval at the DCTC Campus.

Both the Informational Meeting and the next Conditional Use Hearing will be held in the Commissioners Meeting Room, here at 5021 Pennell Road, Aston Pennsylvania starting at 7PM. Both will be advertised on the Township Website and the Public Access Channel, as well as, the Delaware County Daily Times. As in the past, residents in the area of the DCTC Campus will receive notification.

Mike Higgins, Vice President
On Behalf of the Aston Township Board of Commissioners

(read at September 21, 2016 Board of Commissioners Meeting)

Click Here to visit our DCIU Expansion project summary page. –>>

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