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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: or

Lansdowne Borough Halloween Party!

Join us for an afternoon of Halloween fun! Meet at the Lansdowne Farmers Market (9:00 am to 1:00 pm, in the lot at 30 North Lansdowne Ave.) where some of the vendors will have trick-or-treat surprises for children in costume. At the 1:00 pm conclusion of the market, children will parade down to the Twentieth Century Club for a Halloween party with snacks, crafts, games and prizes from until 3:00 pm. Children from toddlers to age 10 are welcome to attend and must be accompanied by an adult. Traditional door-to-door trick or treating in our community will begin at dusk.


And Then There Were None: Live Theater at Twentieth Century Club – Wednesday, October 14
The Lansdowne Library presents an evening performance of selections from Agatha Christie’s classic murder mystery as performed by players from the Walnut Street Theatre.This event brings the immersive, engaging excitement of live professional theatre into the intimate and accessible 20th Century Club, all for the low cost of a donated canned food item. Seating is very limited, so secure your seat before Oct. 7 online or by filling out an RSVP card at the Library’s circulation desk.

Diversity Project Poetry Slam – Saturday, October 17
PA Diversity Project (formerly the Lansdowne chapter of No Place for Hate) presents a Poetry Slam and open mic session from 3:00 to 5:00 pm at Art Space Lansdowne, 25 S. Lansdowne Avenue. Individuals age 13 and up are invited to participate. Admission is free to attend or participate; donations are greatly appreciated. For additional information please email
or call 484-808-5646.

Mission Dinner at Lansdowne Presbyterian Church – Saturday, October 17
The Lansdowne Presbyterian Church hosts a gourmet pork dinner from on Saturday, October 17 from 5:00 to 7:00 pm. The dinner costs $20 per person; all proceeds benefit the church’s mission work. For more information email

Christian Lopez Band at Lansdowne Folk Club – Thursday, October 22
Lansdowne Folk Club presents The Christian Lopez Band and special guest and special guest Owen Danoff on Thursday, October 22 at the Twentieth Century Club. Doors open at 7:00 pm, show begins at 7:30 pm. Tickets are $17 with advance reservation and $20 without an advance reservation. Free on-street parking is available. For advance tickets, reservations or information call (484) 466-6213, visit website, or email at

Lansdowne Fire Company Ladies Auxiliary Bag Bingo Fundraiser – Friday, November 6
The Lansdowne Fire Company Ladies Auxiliary holds a Coach Bag Bingo Fundraiser at 7:00 pm at the Clifton Heights Fire Company. Doors open at 6:00 pm. The event is BYOB and will feature raffle baskets and a 50/50. For more information, please email

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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