During the COVID-19 pandemic, The County of Delaware Services for the Aging (COSA) and Community Transit are partnering to offer seniors an alternative to in-person grocery shopping. Community Transit drivers are available to get grocery lists and payment from seniors and shop and deliver their items. Seniors can stay safely in their homes. The cost of the shopping and delivery will be subsidized by COSA. To contact Community Transit for this service, please call 215-900-2519 or email GroceryDropOff@CTDelco.org
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The Department of Human Services (DHS) has launched a statewide Support & Referral Helpline staffed by skilled and compassionate caseworkers who will be available 24/7 to counsel residents struggling with anxiety and other challenging emotions due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The toll-free, around-the-clock support line is 1-855-284-2494. For TTY, dial 724-631-5600. More information can be found here: https://www.media.pa.gov/Pages/DHS_details.aspx?newsid=513 The County also has a new section on our website dedicated to Community Resources related to the COVID-19 pandemic that may be useful. That section can be found here: https://www.delcopa.gov/ich/resources/resourcesforcommunity.html
Thank You to Our Residents, Township Building Closed to Public; Trash and Recycling Update; Family Friendly Activities; these stories and more in this month's issue of the Aston Township Times. Download it now!.
New Township Real Estate Tax Deadline: April 30th New Earned Income Tax Deadline: July 15th Due to the COVID-19 Virus Township office closure has been extended through April 30th. Township offices are closed to the public until April 6th for the safety of our employees and residents. Permits needing to be submitted to the Code Department may be done by mail, fax, email or a drop box labeled permits that is located outside by the front door of the Township Building. If you have any questions, staff can still be reached by phone (610)494-1636 (Administration) (610)494-0384 (Code) or by email. The [...]
Due to the COVID-19 Virus and the limited/rotating staff currently operating at the Township, after today, Friday March 20, 2020 Aston Township Public Works will only be collecting TRASH AND RECYCLING from residents. Tree branch as well as metal and appliance collection will not continue until further notice. We appreciate and thank you for your cooperation and understanding during this difficult time.
Aston Township will be holding their annual shredding event on Saturday, May 216, 2020 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. This event is held at the Aston Township Community Center, 3270 Concord Road. Aston, Pa 19014. The shredding event is for Aston Township Residents ONLY.
Township residents are probably aware of the Coronavirus outbreak which first appeared in China and has now reached our shores. This virus, known as COVID-19, causes respiratory illness with symptoms ranging from mild to severe. Symptoms can include Fever, Cough, and Shortness of Breath and may appear anywhere from 2-14 days after exposure. Residents can reduce their risk of infection by doing the following: FREQUENT washing of hands with soap and water. Avoid touching your eyes, nose, and mouth. Avoid close contact with people who may be sick. As of today, there are no confirmed cases in Pennsylvania. Additional information can [...]
The Aston Township Lions club will be holding a bingo event on Sunday, April 26, 2020, at the Aston Township Community Center, 3270 Concord Road. Doors will open at 12 p.m. and bingo will begin at 1 p.m. Tickets are available for $20 and there will also be cash and door prizes with proceeds benefitting their charitable budget. Refreshments and non-alcoholic beverages will be available for purchase. No alcohol will be permitted and those attending must be 18 years of age to attend.
Springbrooke Trade Center During their regularly scheduled legislative meeting on January 15, 2020, the Aston Township Board of Commissioners approved the Conditional Use Application of Springbrook Industrial, LLC. More specifically, the Board voted to approve the conditional use request under the Mixed-Use Overlay Zoning District for a proposed two (2) building flex-space facility to be located at the corner of Springbrooke Boulevard and Pennell Road. The name of the proposed 36.59-acre parcel is the Springbrooke Trade Center. The land development schedule for the proposed development is as follows: Delaware County Planning Commission – Thursday, February 20, 2020 beginning 4:00 p.m. in [...]
As done in previous years, AARP will be helping local senior citizens with preparation of their income taxes. This will be held at the Aston Township Community Center, 3270 Concord Road., Aston, Pa 19014 on Monday and Wednesday mornings from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. beginning February 1st through April 15th. Services will not be available on Monday February 15th due to President's Day. If you are in need of any further information please visit the AARP website at https://secure.aarp.org/applications/VMISLocator/searchTaxAideLocations.a or by phone at 888-687-2277.