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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

Closing Reception for Elisabeth Nickles Exhibit – Saturday, December 3
The Lansdowne Arts Board presents a free closing reception to the Elisabeth Nickles exhibit Process: Work from Nepal. Elisabeth Nickles is a mixed media sculptor from Philadelphia. She recently returned from an artist residency at the Kathmandu Contemporary Arts Centre at the Patan Museum, in Nepal. The reception takes place from 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm at the 20*20 House, 20 Lansdowne Court (behind the Twentieth Century Club).

Lansdowne Symphony Orchestra Holiday Concert – Sunday, December 4
The Lansdowne Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Reuben Blundell, presents its 2016 Holiday Concert, featuring a lively selection of holiday favorites accompanied by the Upper Darby High School Concert Choir. The 3:00 pm performance takes place at the Upper Darby Performing Arts Center. Tickets ($20/adults, $17/seniors, $5 students) are available online.

Messiah Sing-In at Lansdowne Friends School – Tuesday, December 6
Members of the Lansdowne Symphony Orchestra will be a part of this community performance of Handel’s timeless Messiah The Sing-In takes place from 7:30 to 9:00 pm at the school, located at 110 N. Lansdowne Avenue. All are welcome. Please RSVP at cflores@lansdownefriendsschool.org or by calling 610-623-2548 to receive music sheets for the performance.

Christina Havrilla at Lansdowne Folk Club – Thursday, December 8
Lansdowne Folk Club presents Christine 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.

Winter Farmers Market – Saturday, December 17
The first of five monthly Winter Farmers Markets takes place from 10 am to noon in the municipal parking lot at 30 N. Lansdowne Avenue. Winter Markets take place rain, snow or shine on the third Saturday of each month through April 2017.

A Christmas Carol reading – Friday, December 23
The Lansdowne Arts Board presents a free, special reading of Charles Dickens’ "A Christmas Carol" as performed by Jared Reed on Friday, December 23, at 7:00 pm (doors open at 6:00 pm) at the 20*20 House, 20 Lansdowne Court (behind the Twentieth Century Club). Jared Reed is Artistic Director of Media’s Hedgerow Theatre Company and a Julliard-trained actor. Cookies & hot cider, too! This performance is recommended for families with children 8 and up.

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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