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The Borough of Lansdowne Pennsylvania The Borough of Lansdowne Pennsylvania

Welcome to Lansdowne!

Lansdowne Borough wishes to recognize the long standing Mar-Win Market, a mainstay provider of grocery shopping for residents of the Lansdowne Borough area for the past 85 years. The Mar-Win Market was founded by the Fuessinger family and remained a family owned and operated business since 1930.

Fall Recreation Programs Announced – Adult and Youth Classes
The Parks and Recreation Department’s Fall 2015 Programs Guide features the full schedule of upcoming classes and latest news. Download here.

2015 Trash and Recycling Information
Trash and recycling information for 2015 is now online.

No cost smoke detectors are available from the Lansdowne Fire Company. The new detectors come with a 10-year sealed battery. It is recommended that smoke detectors are located in each bed room, on each floor, and detectors older than ten years be replaced. To inquire about a free detector email: jgould@lansdownefire.com or chief19@lansdownefire.com

UPCOMING EVENTS

Lansdowne Arts & Music Festival Pre-Show Reception: “A Taste of Lansdowne” – Friday, September 11
The annual “A Taste of Lansdowne” Reception features food and drink from local establishments, and a special opportunity to preview the works of exhibiting artists. Tickets are $25 per person. For more information or to register visit the Arts Festival website.

Lansdowne Arts & Music Festival – Saturday and Sunday, September 12-13
The Lansdowne Arts & Music Festival is a weekend-long event featuring an array of creative and performing arts, including painting, crafts, sculpture, jewelry, live music, and children’s events. The festival takes place at the Twentieth Century Club, 84 S. Lansdowne Avenue. There is no charge for admission and nearly all festival activities are free. Performances and exhibits are open from 10 am to 5 pm on Saturday and Sunday. Visit LansdowneArtsFestival.com.

Park Day – Saturday, September 19
The Lansdowne Parks & Recreation Board is hosting its annual Park Day at Hoffman Park from 1 pm to 4 pm. This family event will include music, games, refreshments, and plenty of opportunities for fun! Call the Parks & Recreation Department at 610-284-1493 for more information or in case of inclement weather.

About Lansdowne
Lansdowne Borough is a first-generation suburb situated in Delaware County, PA just six miles west of downtown Philadelphia and six miles east of Media, the county seat. Lansdowne’s 10,500 residents are active volunteers in their 1.2 square mile community. more

Property Tax/Rent Rebate Program for Seniors
The rebate program benefits eligible Pennsylvanians age 65 and older; widows and widowers age 50 and older; and people with disabilities age 18 and older. The income limit is $35,000 a year for homeowners and $15,000 annually for renters, and half of Social Security income is excluded. The maximum standard rebate is $650, but supplemental rebates for qualifying homeowners can boost rebates to $975. The Property Tax/Rent Rebate Program is one of five programs supported by the Pennsylvania Lottery. Since the program’s 1971 inception, older adults and adults with disabilities have received $4.8 billion in of property tax and rent rebates. The rebate program also receives funding from slots gaming. Property Tax/Rent Rebate application forms and assistance are available at no cost from Department of Revenue district offices, local Area Agencies on Aging, senior centers and state legislators’ offices. See a full explanation of the program here or check on the status of your rebate.

Seniors Sought for Philabundance Food Program
Philabundance distributes food boxes for low-income seniors who qualify. For more information, call the Philabundance Food Help Line at 800-319-Food-3663 or visit the program website.

Dog licenses are available at the Treasurer’s office at the County Government Center in Media, or applications can be filled out and downloaded from the County website and mailed in with the fee; the license will be returned via mail. More information. For more information on pets and lost animals look here.

Find a Stray? Call Delaware County Animal Control
Lansdowne Borough requests that residents finding a stray or lost dog or cat please call Delaware County Animal Control at 610-522-1113. The Lansdowne Police Department will be enforcing the State Dog Law and local ordinance pertaining to dog violations. Although warnings will be issued for a first offense, citations may be issued to repeat offenders. more

Community Action Agency of Delaware County Home Weatherization Program
This program is free to qualified residents and will lower your energy bills by an estimated 20-30%!! Qualified Delaware County Renters and Homeowners applicants may receive the following FREE services: Home Energy Audit – Attic Insulation – Diagnostic Air Flow Testing – Heater Inspection, Service, Repair and Replacement – Weather Stripping and Caulking – Window & Door Repair or Replacement – Refrigerator Evaluation – Energy Conservation Education

For complete information about the program, click here.

Lansdowne Allied Youth Council
Grant money may be available from the Lansdowne Allied Youth Council for worthwhile cultural, civic, service, athletic, or social projects. Inquire by mail at LAYC, P.O. Box 311, Lansdowne 19050, or by email to Grants Chairman Van Bond, vanbond@bellatlantic.net. The LAYC has served Lansdowne proudly since 1944. more

pwPenn Wood Patriots Athletics

Follow all of Lansdowne’s hometown high school teams – check the Penn Wood High School athletic schedule and show your support!

Bulk Trash Pickup
Guidelines for pickup of large items and the Bulk Trash Pickup Request form. more

Yard Waste Program
Due to popular demand, more dates have been added for pick-up. more

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