Community Day 2015 is a huge success; Bruce Egan receives 2015 Alumni Assoc. John Neumann Award; 1st Annual Aston Township Holiday Contest; and more in this month’s issue of the Aston Township Times. Download it now!
The Aston Township Parks and Recreation Committee along with the Aston Township Board of Commissioners, are happy to announce the First Annual Aston Township Holiday Decorating Contest!
The contest will be open to all residences and businesses within Aston Township. We are asking participants to join in the fun this holiday season throughout the month of December with final judging completed by December 20, 2015.
By Loretta Rodgers
As a first grade student at Our Lady of Peace School, Sean Joyce dreamed of becoming a firefighter. His dream became a reality, and at the current time he is not only a firefighter, but president of the Aston Township Fire Department. Joyce also serves as deputy emergency management coordinator and deputy fire marshal for Aston Township. Read more
by Loretta Rodgers.
Aston Commissioner Mike Higgins, October 15, on behalf of the board, presented a proclamation to 60 year township residents Bill and Ann Nixon, on the event of their 60th wedding anniversary. Read more
Township leaf collection will begin on October 26 and run through December 18th. Biodegradable leaf bags will be available in the township building. Seniors (age 62 and over) may receive up to five (5) biodegradable leaf bags for FREE. All other residents may choose to purchase bags from the township for $1.50 for five (5) bags or purchase them from a local home center.
The Chester Ridley Crum Watersheds Association is conducting a survey of nearby residents. The Aston Township Board of Commissioners would like to invite local residents to participate in this process. This five-minute survey about water help our town and the Chester Ridley Crum Watersheds Association design future educational messages and programs. Your responses are anonymous unless you choose to provide an email address at the end of the survey.
In early 2015 the Board of Commissioners established a volunteer committee to assist the Township engineer and administration in preparing a Township Parks Master Plan. On October 13, 2015 the committee submitted a draft of it’s proposed Township Parks & Recreation Plan. The plan will be presented to the public at the regular BOC meeting on Wednesday October 21st. A pubic hearing will be held on November 18 after which the Board will consider adopting the plan.
by Loretta Rodgers
The Aston Township Fire Department (ATFD), celebrated its first open house October 8 with host of demonstrations, safety tips, tours and drills.
Members of the department welcomed approximately 200 township residents to its firehouse on Dutton Mill Road, with the promise of many more activities and events in the future. Read more
An estimated 4,000- plus people attended the event, which took place October 10 on the grounds of the Aston Community Center.
Sponsored by the Aston Business Association, the day’s events included a parade and business expo as well as various demonstrations and activities for children. Read more
Community Day postponed; Fran Miles Aston Township Citizen of the Year; board recognizes Aston Township First Responders; and more in this month’s issue of the Aston Township Times. Download it now!