Citizen Spotlight

2019 Citizen of the Year Nominations!!

2019-12-17T20:52:50-05:00

At this time we ask that the residents start to nominate a person for Citizen of the Year.  You can find the Nomination Form here and on the Aston Business Association Web Page.  Forms will be located at the Township Building on the second floor and the Community Center along with the ballot boxes for those who do not have access to a computer.  All Applications must be in by no later than August 20, 2019.  Happy Nominating!!!! 

2019 Citizen of the Year Nominations!!2019-12-17T20:52:50-05:00

Aston 2018 Holiday Decorating Winners Named

2018-12-28T09:21:25-05:00

The Aston Township Board of Commissioners & Parks and Recreation Committee is pleased to announce the following winners of the 2018 Holiday Decorating Contest. The committee would like to express its sincere appreciation to the judges for taking time out of their day to day lives during this busy time of year to help find our winners. […]

Aston 2018 Holiday Decorating Winners Named2018-12-28T09:21:25-05:00

Aston Commissioners Recognize Andrew Gill on Eagle Scout Achievement

2016-12-22T12:32:50-05:00

Aston 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 [...]

Aston Commissioners Recognize Andrew Gill on Eagle Scout Achievement2016-12-22T12:32:50-05:00

Aston Police Department Named 2016 Citizens Of The Year

2016-10-03T14:24:58-04:00

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 [...]

Aston Police Department Named 2016 Citizens Of The Year2016-10-03T14:24:58-04:00

Aston Police K-9 Jax Retires

2016-06-30T18:48:36-04:00

Aston Commissioner Jim McGinn and Police Chief Dan Ruggieri presented a proclamation and plaque to Officer Mikell Jones, who accepted on behalf of K-9 Jax. Photos by Loretta Rodgers Aston Police K-9 Jax was recognized on the event of his retirement by the Aston Board of Commissioners,  township residents, representatives of the Penn-Delco School District and Neumann University during the June 15 commissioners meeting. Jax was on-hand for the ceremony with his handler, Officer Mikell Jones, who has been Jax’s partner from the day he arrived. […]

Aston Police K-9 Jax Retires2016-06-30T18:48:36-04:00

Joseph Hart Named 2015 Aston Township Police Officer of the Year

2016-07-08T14:02:04-04:00

Aston 5th Ward Commissioner Jim McGinn, who serves as liaison to the police department, presented Joseph Hart with a proclamation honoring him as 2015 Aston Township Police Officer of the Year. photo by Loretta Rodgers Aston Commissioners, during the June 15 meeting, via proclamation, honored township police officer Joseph Hart as 2015 Police Officer of the Year. Hart, the son of Joseph, Sr. and Dale Hart, is a graduate of Sun Valley High School and the Delaware County Community College Municipal Police Academy. […]

Joseph Hart Named 2015 Aston Township Police Officer of the Year2016-07-08T14:02:04-04:00

Aston Presbyterian Church Recognized on 150th Anniversary

2016-06-09T13:24:36-04:00

Commissioners President Jim Stigale presented a proclamation to members of the Aston Presbyterian Church in recognition of the Church’s 150th anniversary. Photo by Loretta Rodgers Aston Commissioners, during the May 18 meeting, presented a proclamation to members of the Aston Presbyterian Church in recognition of the church’s 150th anniversary. The rich history of the church dates back to the vision of Thomas Reaney, owner of a Shipyard in the city of Chester, who had a vision for the establishment of a Sabbath School for the children of his workers. […]

Aston Presbyterian Church Recognized on 150th Anniversary2016-06-09T13:24:36-04:00

Dennis and Carol Cannon Celebrate 50th Wedding Anniversary

2016-05-09T08:20:26-04:00

Aston Commissioners President Jim Stigale presented Dennis and Carol Cannon with a proclamation in recognition of their 50th wedding anniversary. Photo by Loretta Rodgers Aston Commissioners, during the April 20 meeting, presented longtime township residents Dennis and Carol Cannon with a proclamation in recognition of their 50th wedding anniversary. The Cannon’s were married on April 16, 1966 at Holy Saviour Church in Linwood and immediately moved to their home on Aston Mills Road- the very home that Dennis’ mother and step-father built. The Cannon’s are parents of three children; Dennis, Paul, and Karron and they are grandparents of three. [...]

Dennis and Carol Cannon Celebrate 50th Wedding Anniversary2016-05-09T08:20:26-04:00

Herre’s Gang Recognized for Dedication to Autism Awareness

2016-06-09T13:27:26-04:00

Aston 2nd Ward Commissioner Carol Graham presented Robert and Donna Herre and their son, Stephen, with a proclamation for all the tremendous work the family has done in the area of Autism Awareness. Photo by Loretta Rodgers The Aston Board of Commissioners, during the April 20 meeting, presented a proclamation to Herre’s Gang for their continued contributions and dedication to autism awareness. Robert and Donna Herre are the proud parents of three children. Their youngest son, Stephen, 11, was diagnosed with autism at a young age. “Stephen is a bright, loving child, who brings the Herre family an overwhelming [...]

Herre’s Gang Recognized for Dedication to Autism Awareness2016-06-09T13:27:26-04:00

John C. Ford Honored on the Event of his 96th Birthday

2016-04-29T10:47:42-04:00

Aston 7th Ward Commissioner Mike Higgins, om behalf of the board, presented 55-year resident John C. Ford with a proclamation in recognition of Ford's 96th birthday. Photo by Loretta Rodgers Aston resident John C. Ford, during the April 20 Aston Commissioners  meeting, was presented with a proclamation in recognition of his 96th birthday. Ford has resided in Aston for 55 years and is a steadfast attendee at monthly commissioners meetings. He often asks questions in reference to ongoing projects and issues pertaining to the township. Born in Mount Carmel, Pa., Ford graduated from Mount Carmel Catholic High School. He [...]

John C. Ford Honored on the Event of his 96th Birthday2016-04-29T10:47:42-04:00