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The Borough of Lansdowne Pennsylvania The Borough of Lansdowne Pennsylvania

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Public Safety Forum: The Mayor and Members of Borough Council invite all Lansdowne residents to a Public Safety Forum to be held on Thursday, May 23rd from 6pm to 8pm at the Twentieth Century Club, 84 S. Lansdowne Avenue. Speakers will be the Police Chief, the Fire Chief and other safety related organizations. Please come to hear from the experts about how to protect yourself and your property.

Town-Wide Yard Sale – Register by May 10 to be listed on the map
The annual Annual Town-Wide Yard Sale takes place on Saturday, May 18 (rain date May 19). To register your yard sale taking place that day and have it listed on the official Yard Sale map, please call 610-623-7300, ext. 21 or email Borough Hall here with details by May 10.

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. Current information on this matter is available at the county website.

2019 Trash and Recycling Schedule


Lansdowne Folk Club Presents Spook Handy: Remembering Pete Seeger – Thursday, May 9
The Lansdowne Folk Club presents Spook Handy: Remembering Pete Seeger on Thursday, May 9 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, email or call (484) 466-6213. Only cash is accepted at the door. Handicap accessible.

Lansdowne STEAM Festival – Saturday, May 11
Lansdowne Parks and Recreation presents the STEAM Festival for kids of all ages. Hands-on activities from the Academy of Natural Sciences, Mutter Museum, Lansdowne Boy Scouts, Lansdowne Boys and Girls Club, Society of Women Engineers, etc. 11:00 am to 2:00 pm at the Twentieth Century Club.

Second Saturday Supper Community Potluck at Lansdowne Landing – Saturday, May 11
Bring a dish to pass and a friend or neighbor for the first monthly community potluck of the season, taking place from 6-9pm at the Lansdowne Landing.

RESCHEDULED: Lansdowne Friends School May Fair – Saturday, May 18
The Lansdowne Friends School May Fair (previously scheduled for 5/4) will be held at the school, 110 North Lansdowne Avenue from 11 AM to 4 PM. All are welcome! There will be games, face-painting, a photo-booth, a moon bounce, a firetruck, a jumble sale, great food and sweet treats for sale and more. Tickets for all of the day’s activities will be available the day of the event. Please contact Missy Duran at (443) 540-6342 with any questions.

Town-Wide Yard Sale – Saturday, May 18
Don’t miss the borough of Lansdowne’s Annual Town-Wide Yard Sale, taking place at locations throughout the borough. Register your yard sale by calling 610-623-7300, ext. 21 or email Betsy Riffert with details. Maps will be available in the week prior to the sale, including Borough Hall and the Lansdowne Library. Rain date May 19.

Saint Philomena Flea Market and Art Fair – Saturday, May 18
Saint Philomena is having a flea market and art fair for those who are taking on some spring cleaning or who have artistic crafts they would like to show off and sell. It will be held in the parking lot of the church (41 E. Baltimore Avenue) and it is $20 to reserve a spot and an extra $5 to get a table for the day. The time is from 10:00 am to 3:00 pm if you are interested. Please call the office at 610-622-2420 ext. 2 to reserve your spot today!

Lansdowne Folk Club Presents Gathering Sparks – Thursday, June 6
The Lansdowne Folk Club presents folk duo Gathering Sparks on Thursday, June 6 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, email or call (484) 466-6213. Only cash is accepted at the door. Handicap accessible.

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 or 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, 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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