Aston Township, Delaware County PA

Care Packages For Veterans

The Aston Township Parks and Recreation Committee along with the Rockdale Art Center will be collecting care packages for veterans for the third year in a row.  Donations will be accepted beginning November 1st and ending December 7th.  Drop-off locations are located at the Aston Township Community Center, 3270 Concord Road and The Rockdale Art Center, 2551 Mount Road. The care packages will be delivered to the Veterans Administration Hospital in Coatesville, Pennsylvania during the week of December 8, 2018.

The following list of items are what is being requested for the care packages (please note 25% of infirmed veterans are woman):

Personal Hygiene: Toothpaste, Toothbrushes, Shower Gel, Shampoo, Brush/Comb, Lotion, Deodorant.

Cold Weather Items: Hat, Scarves and Gloves.

Miscellaneous Items: Forever Stamps, Pens, Paper, Envelopes, Tissues and Individually Wrapped Snacks.

There will also be a Card Writing Campaign held at the Rockdale Art Center, those dates and times are as follows: Saturday, November 17th, 10am – 3pm, Wednesday, November 21st, 6pm – 10pm and Saturday, December 8th, 3pm – 6pm.

If you should have any questions regarding this event, please contact Kit Spayd at kitspayd@gmail.com or Veronica Batter at director@rockdaleartcenter.com

Aston Township Fire Department Open House

Come out and join the Aston Township Fire Department on Thursday October 25, 2018 from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. as they hold their open house and celebrate Fire Prevention Week! This event will be rain or shine and held at 2900 Dutton Mill Road. This year will also be the first year a Trunk or Treat will be included so be sure to wear your costumes! They will be doing Fire Truck Demonstrations/Tours, Ambulance Tours, Chip the Fire Dog, Escape Planning and more!!! If you have any questions please contact 610-494-6771.

A Facebook link to their event can be found here, there you can find more information and updates about the event.

Sun Valley High School Fall Craft Fair

Mark your calendars for Saturday, October 20, 2018 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. for the Sun Valley High School Fall Craft Fair! This is a great event to do some holiday shopping and support our Parent Teacher League as well as local crafters and vendors. All profits go towards scholarships for our students as well as student events and donations.

There will be raffles and refreshments. Admission is free! The flyer for the even can be found here!

Enjoy a wide variety of crafts including fall and holiday treats, woodworking, country décor, gift baskets, vinyl decorations, photography, personalized blankets, tutus, bows, doll clothes and various children’s items, jewelry, salsa and jellies, baked goodies, candy and chocolates, and SO much more!! Please join us!

October 2018 Township Times

Commissioner McGinn Remembered at September Commissioners Meeting; Names Aston Citizen of the Year, Community Day October 6th, Movie Night October 12th; these stories and more in this month’s issue of the Aston Township Times. Download it now!.

September, 2018 Commissioner’s Meeting

Did you miss the live broadcast of the Aston Township Commissioners meeting on Aston TV?

No problem, you may view this and previous  BOC meetings online by visiting our video archive or Board of Commissioners page. This meeting will also re-broadcast on Aston TV (Comcast Channel 5, Verizon Cable 45) on Tuesday beginning at 4pm.

Movement Update at the Grace Property on Pennell Road.

It has been brought to our attention residents concerns regarding movement at the site of the Grace Property on Pennell Road. Be advised, we are aware of this movement and it is NOT the project moving forward. The property owner is cutting down some quality trees without disturbing the soil or removing stumps. As always, if you have any questions regarding happenings in the Township, do not hesitate to contact the Township Building. 610-494-1636.

September 2018 Township Times

17th Annual Community Day October 6th, September 11th Memorial Ceremony, Upcoming Aston Township Historical Society Events; these stories and more in this month’s issue of the Aston Township Times. Download it now!.

Green Light Go Traffic Signal Improvement Grant on Pennell Road and Concord Road

The work currently under way on Pennell Road is being handled through PennDOT as a Green Light Go 50% Match Grant.  The project includes the following intersections on Pennell Road – Glendale Boulevard, Knowlton Road, Lehr Boulevard, Marianville/Weir, Hall Drive, Dutton’s Mill (& Lamp Post Lane), and Springbrook Boulevard.  Additionally, the following Concord Road intersections will be included – Aston Mills & Convent Roads, Lehr Boulevard, Dutton’s Mill Road, Pancoast Avenue, and Bridgewater Road. Read more

Aston Township 5th Ward Commissioner Appointed

Aston Township would like to announce that today at the Board of Commissioners Special Meeting, Nancy Bowden of the 5th Ward was appointed to fulfill the unexpired term of James W. McGinn.  We would like to extend our  thanks to all of those that applied for the position. The Board of Commissioners looks forward to working with Mrs. Bowden and congratulates you on your appointment.

 

On-going Vo-Tech Construction

Aston Township wishes to advise the residents affected by the  on-going construction in the area of the Vo-Tech that we are aware of your concerns. We are working with Commissioner Graham to address these issues.  Residents should also be aware that Emergency Services including Police, Fire and EMS response  should not be  affected by the construction.

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