Aston Township, Delaware County PA

2012 Aston Township Calendar

Coming soon, the 2012 Aston Township Calendar!!!  This year the distribution of the calendars are being handled differently from previous years, due to complaints that residents were not receiving them in their mail.  This year we are pleased to announce that throughout the month of January the Public Works Department, along with other members of the township, have committed to hand deliver the calendars to the residents.  If you have not received your calendar by Tuesday, January 31, 2012, please feel free to contact George Needles at the Aston Township Administrative Office, by phone at (610) 494-1636 or by email:  He will be glad to get you a copy.

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Winter Is Here

Winter is here and the Public Works Department would like to remind you to stay safe.  During and immediately after a winter storm, the easiest way for us to keep the roads clear and drivable is for you to stay off them until we get them cleared.  If you do need to drive during a storm please exercise extreme caution. 

Snow removal and winter storms can be tough on everyone.  Please don’t forget your neighbors.  If you are able, make sure you offer them help.  Always check in on your elderly neighbors to make sure they are okay.  Cooperation and lending a helping hand go a long way in making a great community.

2012 ABA, Business person of the year.

Richard D. Lehr

Township Manager and Secretary Richard D. Lehr, was honored as the 2012 Aston Business Association, Business person of the year.  Richard or “Dick” has been a long time resident and employee of Aston Township.  Dick has been a staple in the community and has been involved in various organizations throughout the years.  Dick received this award at the annual Business Association Dinner held on Monday, December 12, 2011.  The Business Association thought that this would be the best way to thank him for everything he does in the community. 

2011 Tree Lighting and Fun Festival

2011 Tree Lighting & Winter Fun Festival

2011 Tree Lighting & Winter Fun Festival

The 2011 Tree Lighting was a huge success thanks to the extra efforts of the Citizen’s Advisory Committee and the donation of time and resources from local businesses and residents! This year’s event was expanded to include Free family friendly game and activities, snacks, and a visit from Santa. The Library also added to the fun by inviting Mr. Malcom to read The Polar Express.

Perhaps most significantly, the event was moved to a Friday evening, which organizers suspect encouraged a much greater turnout than in years past. Thanks to all who donated their time and resources to make this event so successful. We look forward the new Tree Lighting and Winter Fun Festival format to be used again in 2012!

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Police Urge Safety Precautions

Aston Police

Due to recent thefts from vehicles and homes, Aston police are advising residents to avoid keeping valuables in parked vehicles or to lock valuables in the trunk. The most common items stolen from vehicles are purses, wallets, and electronic equipment, like laptop computers and GPS units.

Break-ins have occurred both day and night, often targeting unlocked cars or homes.

As a precaution, residents should keep vehicle windows closed and doors locked, while the doors and windows of the house should be locked, as well.

Whenever possible, park vehicles in a well-lit area, and keep the outside of your home illuminated.

Residents should immediately report any suspicious persons and/or vehicles in their neighborhood by dialing 911.

Community Day 2012 – Save The Date

Community Day

11th Annual Aston Township Community Day is scheduled for Saturday October 6, 2012

The 11th annual Aston Township/ABA Community Day celebration will be held at the Community Center on 3270 Concord Road on Saturday October 6, with a rain date of October 7.

Community Day kicks off at 11:00 AM with a parade which starts at Neumann University and proceeds down Concord Road.

The festivities continue until 4:00 PM where residents can enjoy a performance by the Neumann University Concert Chorale singers, the ABA Business Expo inside Rick Owsley Fieldhouse, and a silent auction of framed photos and prints, and a variety of outdoor rides, free food, games, and contests.

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