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The Borough of Lansdowne Pennsylvania The Borough of Lansdowne Pennsylvania

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Aqua Pennsylvania, Inc. (Aqua) will be replacing the existing 6-and 8-inch cast iron mains under streets in Upper Darby Township and Lansdowne Borough, Delaware County as part of its ongoing infrastructure improvement program.

Delaware County General Reassessment Project: Delaware County Council contracted with Tyler Technologies Inc. in 2017 to provide real property appraisal services for the County’s 2020 general reassessment. The reassessment, ordered by the Court in March 2017, will be effective in the 2021 tax year. The project, which is being implemented through the County Treasurer’s Office, will utilize Tyler’s appraisal and street imaging services.

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

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Celebrate Lansdowne’s 125th Anniversary!

In June 1893, local business leaders petitioned the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania for permission to incorporate. Permission was granted, and Lansdowne was born. A century and a quarter later, we will commence celebration of that historic time in our history. In honor of this milestone, we have planned a plethora of special events to celebrate.

UPCOMING EVENTS

Lansdowne Farmers Market – Saturdays from May 26 – October 27
The Lansdowne Farmers Market takes place every Saturday from 9:00 am to 1:00 pm (rain or shine) in the parking lot at 30 North Lansdowne Avenue. The Lansdowne Farmers Market features all sorts of fresh vegetables and fruits, with baked and prepared foods too. See LansdowneFarmersMarket.com for information, special market events, and participating vendors by week.

Memorial Day Parade – Monday, May 28
The Lansdowne American Legion Post 65 and The Lansdowne Business and Professional Association will co-sponsor Lansdowne’s Memorial Day Parade on Monday, May 28th. The parade launches from Lansdowne and Lacrosse Avenues at 9:00 a.m. sharp proceeding north on Lansdowne to Essex and on to the Penn Wood High School field and World War monuments for ceremonies with veterans. It is a rain or shine event. This year’s parade honors soldiers of color. All veterans and active service people are invited to march with the American Legion Post in the parade and all LBPA members are welcome to march too.

Lansdowne Baptist Church Pancake Breakfast – Monday, May 28
Lansdowne Baptist Church hosts its annual all-you-can eat Memorial Day Pancake Breakfast on Monday, May 28, from 9:00 am to noon. Admission is $7 per person; $5 for children 12 & younger, $20 for families of five or less. This breakfast is for a good cause as the proceeds support of the Aaron Royal Scholarship Fund, which provides college scholarship funds for two deserving local high school students.

Meet the Author with Patricia Haddad at Lansdowne Library – Wednesday, May 30
Meet local Lansdowne artist Patricia Haddad, author and composer of the book and musical, La Giara (The Water Jug), fropm 7:00 to 9:00 pm at the Lansdowne Public Library. Haddad’s La Giara merges Jazz, Italian Folk music and Opera with Brazi Choro, telling the story of her family’s emigration from Sicily to America. Copies of the book will be available for purchase.

Lansdowne Friends School May Fair – Saturday, June 2
Rescheduled from May 19 due to weather: Join the Lansdowne Friends School for a day (11:00 am to 4:00 pm) of fun, food and music during the school’s biggest fundraiser of the year! Tickets for all of the day’s activities are available for purchase the day of the event. 110 N. Lansdowne Avenue; lansdownefriendsschool.org

Lansdowne Folk Club Presents Mike Agranoff and The Lords of Liechtenstein – Thursday, June 7
The Lansdowne Folk Club presents Mike Agranoff and The Lords of Liechtenstein on Thursday, June 7 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.

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 Al Them, ahthem3@verizon.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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