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COVID-19 News Updates

  • Delaware County Press Conference: 4/7/20 – 3:30PM

    Delaware County Press Conference: 4/7/20 – 3:30PM

    Delaware County will hold a press conference today at 3:30pm via zoom which will be live streamed on the County’s website and on Council’s Facebook page.Read More »
  • Governor Wolf Urges All Pennsylvanians To Wear A Mask

    Governor Wolf Urges All Pennsylvanians To Wear A Mask

    Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf is urging all Pennsylvanians to wear a mask any time they leave their homes for life-sustaining reasons. To be clear, the Governor and Secretary of Health are urging everyone to reserve N-95 and paper masks for healthcare workers, and therefore are recommending the use of a cloth or homemade mask for everyday use.Read More »
  • TAX UPDATE: New Tax Filing Deadlines Established for COVID-19

    TAX UPDATE: New Tax Filing Deadlines Established for COVID-19

    Due to the COVID-19 Virus  the following tax deadlines are now in effect. Please consult each of the related agency websites for details and updates regarding future deadline changes and procedures. 2019 PA State Income Tax: July 15, 2020   www.revenue.pa.gov 2019 U.S. Federal Income Tax: July 15, 2020   www.irs.gov 2019 Aston Earned Income: July 15, 2020  www.keystonecollects.com 2019 Actual Business & Mercantile: July 31, 2020  http://www.mrrsllc.com 2020 Aston Township Real Estate Tax Discount: April 30, 2020   astontownship.net 2020 Delaware County Real Estate Tax Discount: April 30, 2020   www.delcopa.gov 2020 Business Privilege License: July 31, 2020  http://www.mrrsllc.comRead More »
  • Governor Wolf Amends The ‘Stay at Home’ Order – Through April 30, 2020

    Governor Wolf Amends The ‘Stay at Home’ Order – Through April 30, 2020

    As COVID-19 cases continue to grow and the state continues to seek relief to save lives and stop the spread of COVID-19, today Governor Tom Wolf and Secretary of Health Dr. Rachel Levine revised their “Stay at Home” orders to include Carbon, Cumberland, Dauphin and Schuylkill counties, bringing the state total to 26 counties under a stay-at-home order. This order takes effect at 8 p.m., Monday, March 30, 2020, and will continue until April 30. All stay-at-home orders are now extended through April 30. All Pennsylvania schools will remain closed until further notice. Non-life-sustaining business closures remain in effect. The order […]Read More »
  • UPDATE: Township Building Closed Until April 30th

    UPDATE: Township Building Closed Until April 30th

    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 […]Read More »
  • Family Friendly Activities To Help Cope with COVID-19

    Family Friendly Activities To Help Cope with COVID-19

    As we join the nation in doing our best to blunt the impact of the Coronavirus, we thought it would be helpful to suggest some family fun activities to pass the time. Below we has begun to assemble a list of links for some inspiration. Thanks for doing your part. Be safe!Read More »
  • Trash and Recycling Update – March 20, 2020

    Trash and Recycling Update – March 20, 2020

    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.Read More »
  • SBA Economic Injury Disaster Loans Available for PA Businesses

    SBA Economic Injury Disaster Loans Available for PA Businesses

    Governor Tom Wolf today requested that the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) implement an SBA disaster declaration to provide assistance in the form of SBA Economic Injury Disaster Loans for businesses and eligible non-profits in all 67 counties in Pennsylvania. “The impact of financial losses related to COVID-19 will be felt for years to come,” said Gov. Wolf. “But these low-interest loans can help bridge the gap between economic losses now and economic recovery in the future.”Read More »
  • Pennsylvania Workers Affected by COVID-19 May be Eligible for Unemployment and Workers’ Compensation Benefits

    Pennsylvania Workers Affected by COVID-19 May be Eligible for Unemployment and Workers’ Compensation Benefits

    Harrisburg, PA – Workers in Pennsylvania who are impacted by COVID-9 may be eligible for Unemployment and Workers’ Compensation benefits, Secretary of Labor & Industry (L&I) Jerry Oleksiak announced today. Unemployment compensation claims should be submitted online for faster processing. “As Pennsylvania and the nation implement mitigation efforts to slow the spread of COVID-19, it is important to relieve some of the financial pressures our workers are facing so they can focus on remaining healthy and safe,” said Secretary Oleksiak. “The best option is for employers to offer their employees paid time off. If leave is not available and your job has […]Read More »
  • Declaration of Disaster Emergency – Coronavirus (COVID-19)

    Declaration of Disaster Emergency – Coronavirus (COVID-19)

    As of March 13, 2020 at 12:00 p.m. Aston Township has issued a Declaration of Disaster Emergency due to the Coronavirus- “COVID-19”. What this means is the COVID-19 Coronavirus could endanger the health, safety and welfare of a substantial number of persons residing in Aston Township, especially our senior citizens, and create problems greater in scope than the Township may be able to resolve.Read More »
  • DELCO Alert and New Delaware County Coronavirus Website

    DELCO Alert and New Delaware County Coronavirus Website

    The Delaware County Department of Intercommunity Health Communications has established a Coronavirus (COVID-19) resource website to keep residents informed with up-to-date communication regarding the status of the virus in Delaware County.Read More »
  • Aston Township Board of Health Coronavirus Release

    Aston Township Board of Health Coronavirus Release

    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 […]Read More »