Aston Township, Delaware County PA

Halloween Curfew Resolution Passed

On October 21, 2015 the Aston Township Board of Commissioners passed resolution Resolution #2015-127 to implement a temporary curfew from 9:00 p.m. to sunrise for persons under the age of eighteen (18) begining on Friday, October 30, 2015 through Sunday, November 1, 2015.

In recent years this measure has proved to be useful in reducing the number of criminal mischief offenses reported at Halloween time.

Halloween Ord. - Res. #2015-127, Ord. #287
Halloween Ord. - Res. #2015-127, Ord. #287
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ATFD President Sean Joyce Leads by Example

Sean Joyce, President of Aston Township Fire Department. (photo by Loretta Rodgers)

Sean Joyce, President of Aston Township Fire Department. (photo by Loretta Rodgers)

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

Aston Commissioners Honor Bill and Ann Nixon on their 60th Wedding Anniversary

Bill and Ann Nixon  with Commissioner Mike Higgins

Bill and Ann Nixon with Commissioner Mike Higgins

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

Bagged Leaf Collection Begins Oct. 26th

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.

UFF is Tough, Joey’s Race

Eighth Annual “UFF is Tough” Halloween 5k Run/Walk/Kid’s Races 

October 25, 2015 – Registration at 11:00 am. Sun Valley High School, Aston PA Read more

Chester – Ridley – Crum Watershed Survey

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.

Lions Pancake Breakfast Nov. 1

Sunday, November 1st 7:30am – 12:00pm, The Lions Club of Aston Township will host a Pancake Breakfast for needy local families at the Aston Township Community Center at 3270 Concord Road in Aston.

Adults: $8.00
Children 3 -12: $4.00
Children 2 years & under: FREE

Menu: Pancakes, sausage, scrambled eggs, tater tots, orange juice, coffee, tea and chocolate milk for children

Supports programs such as:
Children’s Christmas Party, scholarships, eye examinations, blind and visual services, etc.

Read more

Notice Of Public Hearing For Zoning Change

Aston-Seal-2014A public hearing regarding a change of zoning district for the proposed Star Hill development located north of five points on Pennell Road will be held on November 23, 2015 at 7:00PM in the Commissioner’s Meeting Room in the Aston Township Municipal Building at 5021 Pennell Road.

The property had previously been changed to Institutional District to accommodate condominium units, which in addition to being Age Restricted, contained Assisted living and Continuing Care Units.  The applicant, Joe Grace has made application for a change to Zoning District Townhouse District to accommodate 77 Townhouses.

For those unfamiliar with the location of the proposed project, the land parcel is situated between Pennell Road and Old Pennell Road just adjacent to the Yarnell Pools property.


Parks & Recreation Steering Committee Submits Master Plan Recommendations

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.

Sun Valley Craft Fair to Benefit Sun Valley PTL

Sun Valley PTL will host the Annual Fall Craft fair in the School Gymnasium at 2881 Pancoast Avenue
Aston, PA 19014. On Saturday, October 17th 9am – 3pm. FREE ADMISSION – RAFFLES – FOOD – FACE PAINTING. Enjoy a wide variety of crafts including gift baskets, woodworking, photography, holiday items, glitter wine glasses, salsa, sugar scrubs, bows, jewelry, fudge, baked goodies and more!!

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