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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.

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: or


Historical Marker Unveiling for Tatiana Proskouriakoff –┬áSaturday, August 1
A dedication ceremony of the new Pennsylvania historical marker to honor Lansdowne scholar and archaeologist Tatiana Proskouriakoff will take place at noon on Saturday, August 1. The ceremony and unveiling of the new marker, approved by the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission, takes place on the corner of Fairview Avenue and South Lansdowne Avenue south of Lansdowne train station, near Proskouriakoff’s former home. Penn Museum Senior Archivist Alessandro Pezzati, biographer Char Solomon, and Robyn Young will be among the speakers.

National Night Out – Tuesday, August 4
The Lansdowne Police Department and the Lansdowne Business and Professional Association are hosting an evening to fight crime through community and civic involvement during the annual National Night Out, from 6 to 8 pm in the Highland Avenue parking lot. This is a free, all ages, community event that will feature a free community cookout, public safety demonstrations, music by DJ Joe Foley, a bounce house (socks required), and a dunk tank “Battle of the Badges” featuring memers of the police and fire departments. Be a part of America’s night out against crime!

Movie Night in the Park: The Princess Bride – Friday, August 7 (Rescheduled from July 10)
The Lansdowne Parks and Recreation Board and the Lansdowne Public Library present a showing of The Princess Bride at 8:30 pm at the Hoffman Park ball field. Bring a chair or blanket and come early to picnic! Refreshments will be available for purchase.

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, 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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