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The Borough of Lansdowne Pennsylvania The Borough of Lansdowne Pennsylvania

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125Paper shredding and electronics recycling event will happen between 9am and 1pm on October 20th in the municipal parking lot behind the Dunkin store at 27 East Baltimore Avenue. All electronics will be accepted however a $30 charge will be applied to all televisions sets.

The 2018 Halloween Party will take place on Saturday October 27th between 12:45pm and 3pm at the 20th Century Club; 84 South Lansdowne Avenue. The parade to the event will begin at the Municipal Lot on Lansdowne Avenue at 12:45. There will be plenty of prizes, games and candy.

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.

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

UPCOMING EVENTS

Lansdowne Farmers Market – Saturdays through 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.

Lansdowne Presbyterian Church Rummage Sale – Saturday, October 20
The Repurpose Shop takes over Irwin Hall for the Lansdowne Presbyterian Church Rummage Sale, 8:00 am to 3:00 pm. Stop by for some great finds and deals. All proceeds will benefit mission work in the church. 140 N Lansdowne Avenue, Lansdowne, Pennsylvania 19050.

Premium Indoor Flea Market at Lansdowne Presbyterian Church – Saturday, October 20
High end items at thrift store prices. Two floors of items for sale. We will be selling all of the children’s furniture and school items from the recently closed pre-school at the First Presbyterian Church. Also, high end clothing, jewelry, household items and much more. 2 floors of inventory will be for sale. All proceeds go to Mission outreach. Red doors parking lot behind the church, 10 am to 2 pm, 140 N. Lansdowne Avenue.

Lansdowne Comic Con – Saturday, October 20
The Lansdowne Library Comic Con is coming back for its third year! Get your cosplay ready for a fun afternoon (noon to 3:00 pm) at The Twentieth Century Club (84 S. Lansdowne Avenue) to celebrate comics and all things nerd! The event will feature panels, crafts, music, local artists, a cosplay fashion show, local restaurants, and a beer garden. Reserve your FREE ticket.

Flea Market and Craft Sale – Saturday, October 20
Got Junk? Come join our flea market for $20 for a space and an extra $5 if you need a table! If you want to sell handmade jewelry or art your welcome to! Held from 9:30 AM to 1:30 PM at Saint Philomena Roman Catholic Church, 41 E Baltimore Ave, Lansdowne, PA 19050. For more information Contact Sue at Saint Philomena (610) 622-2420 ext. 2.

Lansdowne Folk Club Presents Moors and McCumber – Thursday, October 25
The Lansdowne Folk Club presents singer-songwriters and multi-instrumentalists Moors and McCumber on Thursday, October 25 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.

Halloween Trunk-or-Treat – Wednesday, October 31
Join the Girl Scouts of Friendship Hollow for the Fifth Annual Trunk-or-Treat Halloween. Dress in your Halloween finest and trick-or-treat car to car. This event is located in the municipal parking lot at 30 N. Lansdowne Avenue, across from the Lansdowne Theater.

Lansdowne Folk Club Presents Stable Shakers – Thursday, November 15
The Lansdowne Folk Club presents instrumental twang jazz group Stable Shakers on Thursday, November 15 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.

Lansdowne Folk Club Presents Ryanhood – Thursday, November 29
The Lansdowne Folk Club presents acoustic duo Ryanhood on Thursday, November 29 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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