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The Borough of Lansdowne Pennsylvania The Borough of Lansdowne Pennsylvania

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Equity Resolution 2017

2018 Trash and Recycling Information
Trash and recycling information for 2017 is now online.

UPCOMING EVENTS

Lansdowne Folk Club Presents Anne Hills – Thursday, February 22
The Lansdowne Folk Club presents an evening with singer-songwriter Anne Hills on Thursday, February 22 at the Twentieth Century Club, 84 S. Lansdowne Avenue, Lansdowne, PA. Doors open at 7:00 PM and show begins at 7:30 PM. Tickets are $17 when purchased in advance online or with an advanced phone reservation and $20 without an advance reservation. For reservations, advance ticket sales or more information visit folkclub.org, email Lfolkclub@gmail.com or call (484) 466-6213. Only cash is accepted at the door.

Youth Police Academy – March 1 through April 26
The police departments of Aldan, Clifton Heights, East Lansdowne, Lansdowne and Yeadon boroughs are holding a Youth Police Academy for ages 13 to 17. This eight-week police academy-style program meets on Thursday nights from March 1 through April 26, from 6 to 9 pm at the American Legion Post 1000, 106 Bonsall Avenue, Aldan, PA 19018. Participants learn about the U.S. Constitution and our legal system, as well as police practices and procedures. The program is led by officers from all five departments, giving the police and young people a chance to get to know each other. There is a lot of practical, hands-on participation, and both officers and the participants will have a good time and learn a few things. For more information, please contact Bobbi Harris at the Lansdowne Police Department (610-623-0700), or download the 2018 Application Packet or the program flyer. This is a great program for young people who want to learn more about police work or are interested in a career in public safety.

Paint Night at First Presbyterian Church – Saturday, March 3
Admission is $30 and includes canvas and paint supplies. Multiple canvases to choose from. Concessions and raffles available. Doors open at 6:30 pm. Painting starts at 7:00 pm. First Presbyterian Church of Lansdowne, 140 North Lansdowne Avenue.

Getting Your Child Ready for Kindergarten – Tuesday, March 6
Tim McKay of the William Penn School District will offer a presentation regarding what your child needs to know to be ready for Kindergarten. Presentation is sponsored is sponsored by and will be held in the sanctuary of the First Presbyterian Church of Lansdowne, 140 North Lansdowne Avenue. Admission is free and open to the public.

Lansdowne Folk Club Presents The Kennedys – Thursday, March 22
The Lansdowne Folk Club presents an evening with folk duo The Kennedys on Thursday, March 22 at the Twentieth Century Club, 84 S. Lansdowne Avenue, Lansdowne, PA. Doors open at 7:00 PM and show begins at 7:30 PM. Tickets are $17 when purchased in advance online or with an advanced phone reservation and $20 without an advance reservation. For reservations, advance ticket sales or more information visit folkclub.org, email Lfolkclub@gmail.com or call (484) 466-6213. Only cash is accepted at the door.

Lansdowne Fire Company Crimson Pallet Fundraiser – Saturday, April 7
Come join the Lansdowne Fire Company Ladies’ Auxiliary in their first Crimson Pallet fundraiser! The $50 per person event begins at 7:00 pm and takes place at St. Philomena’s Marian Hall and includes all painting supplies and six designs to choose from. No experience needed! Must register online by April 3 – No walk-ins. BYOB.

Lansdowne Friends School Annual Auction – Saturday, April 7
The Lansdowne Friends School’s Annual Auction is open to the public for a light fare dinner, live music, and complimentary drinks at the Twentieth Century Club, 84 S. Lansdowne Avenue. Enjoy the company of the LFS community and help support the school. A silent auction begins at 6:00 pm with the live auction to follow at 7:30 pm. For more information: Clara Flores – 610-623-2548, cflores@lansdownefriendsschool.org

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

Free Food Pantry at Metropolitan A.M.E. Church on Wednesdays
Metropolitan A.M.E. Church offers a free food pantry for residents of Delaware County in need each Wednesday from 9:30 am to noon. The church is located at 39 West Stratford Avenue. For additional information, please contact program coordinator Madace Thorpe at 215-471-2577.

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

Free Smoke Alarms – The Lansdowne Fire Company has free smoke alarms. To inquire email the Lansdowne Fire Company jgould@lansdownefire.com or chief19@lansdownefire.com. Smoke alarms should be replaced every ten years, batteries twice per year. Smoke alarms should be located on each level of a home, as well as in each bed room.

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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