Aston Township officials and representatives from Energy Transfer recently held a ribbon-cutting ceremony to welcome children and families to the newly completed Smiles in the Playground, a handicap-accessible playground that is inclusive to all children, with a special focus on those with disabilities.
Aston Township Board of Commissioners officially announces the opening of bids for the revitalization of the Newsome tract located at the intersection of Weir Rd. and Blackthorne Lane. The project will include beutification improvements and stormwater management controls to alleviate area flooding.
By Loretta Rodgers Times Correspondent Oct 4, 2019 ASTON — Township officials, representatives from Energy Transfer Partners, and residents gathered on Thursday to celebrate the groundbreaking ceremony for “Smiles in the Playground,” a special needs accessible playground located on the grounds of the community center on Concord Road. […]
ASTON, Pa. — Aston Township announced today (July 1, 2019) that it will move forward with building an accessible and inclusive playground this year thanks in large part to a $300,000 funding commitment from Energy Transfer. Aston Commissioner Carol Graham and her daughter Kit Spayd, the visionaries behind the Smiles in the Playground project, began this dream in 2006 with a goal of providing a handicap-accessible playground for children ages 1-12 in Aston Township. The theme of the park is to inspire children in the community to try things that they thought were outside of their [...]
Smiles in the Playground Project Leaps Closer to Reality ASTON, Pa. — Aston Township announced today (July 1, 2019) that it will move forward with building an accessible and inclusive playground this year thanks in large part to a $300,000 funding commitment from Energy Transfer. […]
The Township has received the voting ballots that were to be sent back by March 11th in regards to lights being installed on the Majors field at Weir Park. After calculating the ballots it has been decided by the residents votes that the lighting project has passed. The second round of the project will be to design where the lights will be placed, cost of purchasing and also exploring funding options. If you should have any questions or comments regarding this project, please contact Commissioner Fred Prendergast at 610-497-1389.
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. […]
Aston Township Traffic Calming policy May 29, 2014 INTRODUCTION This Traffic Calming Policy reflects the commitment of AstonTownship to address a wide range of community goals and objectives, which include transportation mobility, efficiency and safety. While our community strives to be more sustainable and livable, a comprehensive traffic calming program will help harmonize transportation mobility with other community values. […]
At the monthly Commissioners meeting on Wednesday January 17, 2018, an ordinance was passed for the 2018 General Obligation Notes. The proposed expenditures represent the Township's vision over the next three (3) to five (5) years. While the amount of the General Obligation Notes, 2018 Series is $12,000,000, this will fund the next phase of the Vision Plan. Below please find Ordinance No. 975 which further describes the Notes and also a more thorough description of what it will be used for. 2018 General Obligation Notes & Expenditure Explanation
Aston Township has new signs on major roads as you enter our town that say “A Community that Cares”. Late Tuesday evening, November 15, 2016, and in the days that followed, we personified that little public relations snippet more than you can imagine. Let me tell you about it. At 11:17pm the Aston Township Fire Department was dispatched to the area of Linda Lane and Birney Highway for a building fire. 27 Aston volunteer firefighters left their home and answered the alarm. 10 mutual aid fire departments, 3 EMS and 6 police units also responded. Our community cares. […]