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The Borough of Lansdowne Pennsylvania The Borough of Lansdowne Pennsylvania

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2016 Trash and Recycling Information
Trash and recycling information for 2016 is now online.

UPCOMING EVENTS

Lansdowne Fire Company Housing Ceremony and Celebration – Saturday, October 1
Lansdowne Fire Company hosts a Housing Ceremony and Celebration at 3:00 pm Saturday to pay tribute to their newest apparatus, a 2016 Seagrave Pumper and a 2016 Rescue-Pumper. This great occasion will take place at the fire station, 26 N. Highland Avenue, and will be followed by an Open House at 4:00 pm and a procession down Lansdowne Avenue from LaCrosse Avenue to Lansdowne Court beginning at 5:00. See more details here.

Elisabeth Nickles exhibit at 20*20 House
The Lansdowne Arts Board is pleased to present sculptor Elisabeth Nickles‘ new work at the 20*20 House (located just behind the 20th Century Club at 20 Lansdowne Court).

The show will be on view at the 20*20 House gallery through November 27, 2016. Gallery hours are Saturdays and Sundays, Noon to 4pm.

Elisabeth has produced bodies of work in bronze, glass, paper, painting and thermoformed resin. She has completed several public works in Philadelphia, and has exhibited widely in the United States. Elisabeth is a graduate of the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, and received her graduate degree from Alfred University.

Elisabeth recently returned from an artist residency at the Kathmandu Contemporary Arts Centre at the Patan Museum, in Nepal. As a result of her Nepal experience, Elisabeth has created a new body of work addressing environmental, spiritual and social concerns.

Electronic Waste Collection – Saturday, October 8
Lansdowne Borough is partnering with East Lansdowne to host another electronic waste collection event, taking place in the Highland Avenue parking lot between 9 am and noon on Saturday, October 8. Bring all your old electronic trash, including TVs and computer screens for FREE earth-friendly disposal.

Ardmore Avenue School Chuck E. Cheese Fundraiser – Thursday, October 13
Enjoy an evening at the Springfield Chuck E. Cheese (371 Baltimore Pike) between 4 and 9 pm on October 13. Mention that you are there to support Ardmore Avenue Elementary School! A portion of the evening’s proceeds will come back to the school and be used for educational assemblies for the students. Hosted by the Ardmore Avenue Home and School Association.

Union AA Beer Fest Fundraiser – Sunday, October 16
Help raise funds for Lansdowne’s annual Fourth of July events at the Union Athletic Association of Lansdowne’s Beer Fest Fundraiser at 2312 Garrett, taking place from 3 to 5 pm on Sunday, October 16. Tickets are $25 per person. For more information, call 610-733-4863 or visit UnionAA.org.

Ardmore Avenue School Fall Beautification Day – Saturday, October 22
Come out to Ardmore Avenue Elementary School at 11 am on October 22 to spruce up the ground, do some light weeding, and put down some mulch with the Ardmore Avenue Home and School Association Gloves and garden tools will be available if you don’t have your own. Kids are welcome to help too!

Roosevelt Dime at Lansdowne Folk Club – Thursday, October 27
Lansdowne Folk Club presents Roosevelt Dime on Thursday, October 27. Held at Twentieth Century Club, 84 S. Lansdowne Avenue, Lansdowne, PA. 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. For advance tickets, reservations or information call (484) 466-6213, visit website www.folkclub.org, or email at lfolkclub@gmail.com.

Kids’ Halloween Parade and Party – Saturday, October 29
Lansdowne Borough, the Lansdowne Park and Recreation Board and the Lansdowne Public Library present an afternoon of Halloween fun. The parade starts at the municipal parking lot on Lansdowne Avenue (across from the theater) at 12:45 pm and ends at the Twentieth Century Club. Kids up to age 10 are invited to participate; all children must be accomplished by an adult. Dress up and join the fun for candy, snacks, music and more. Prizes will be awarded for best costumes!

Mollie O’Brien and Rich Moore at Lansdowne Folk Club – Thursday, November 17
Lansdowne Folk Club presents Mollie O’Brien and Rich Moore on Thursday, December 8. Held at Twentieth Century Club, 84 S. Lansdowne Avenue, Lansdowne, PA. 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. For advance tickets, reservations or information call (484) 466-6213, visit website www.folkclub.org, or email at lfolkclub@gmail.com.

Christina Havrilla at Lansdowne Folk Club – Thursday, December 8
Lansdowne Folk Club presents Christina Havrilla on Thursday, December 8. Held at Twentieth Century Club, 84 S. Lansdowne Avenue, Lansdowne, PA. 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. For advance tickets, reservations or information call (484) 466-6213, visit website www.folkclub.org, or email at lfolkclub@gmail.com.

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

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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