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The Borough of Lansdowne Pennsylvania The Borough of Lansdowne Pennsylvania

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Equity Resolution 2017

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

UPCOMING EVENTS

Fire Prevention Week 2017
Fire Prevention week is October 8-14, 2017. The Lansdowne Fire Company will host the annual fire prevention open house on Tuesday, October 10, 2017 in the evening. Crowds both young and old are sure to enjoy the activities, demonstrations, information and refreshments. Please mark your calendar, we hope to see you there! For more information about the Lansdowne Fire Company, visit www.lansdownefire.com

InsideOut Exhibit – through November 1
Grab your friends and family, and explore! The Philadelphia Museum of Art’s InsideOut program brings high-quality replicas of Museum masterpieces into communities around the region. On display through November 1, the Lansdowne installation features 10 pieces of art within a short distance of each other. Walk or bike your way through each exciting outdoor exhibition!

Lansdowne Fire Company Third Annual Designer Bag Bingo – Saturday, October 7
Lansdowne Fire Company will hold a Designer Bag Bingo fundraiser featuring Coach, Kate Spade and Michael Kors – plus raffles and a 50/50 – on Saturday, October 7 at St. Philomena’s Church Marian Hall. on Tickets are $30 when purchased in advance or $35 at the door. Tables of 10 are $250. Doors open at 6:15 pm. BYOB – Must be 21 to attend. To purchase tickets call 610-203-6307 or email shannonw1981@aol.com.

Lansdowne Town Forum – Thursday, October 12
A town forum will take place on Thursday, October 12, from 7-9 pm at the Twentieth Century Club, 84 South Lansdowne Avenue. All residents are welcomed. Discussions about Economic Development, Public Safety and other issues will take place.

Social Needleworking: I Love Yarn Day at the Lansdowne Library – Saturday, October 14
Celebrate I Love Yarn Day during the library’s social needle-working event from 10::00 am to noon! Time for knitting and crocheting! Knit a row and go; help create an epic Doctor Who scarf. Yarn/supply swap (bring your unwanted items and let then find a new home!) Please call Rachee Fagg at 610-623-0239 ext 304 or e-mail lacsd@delcolibraries.org with any questions!

Saint Philomena Church Flea Market and Craft Fair – Saturday, October 21
Saint Philomena Church will host a flea market and craft fair from 9 am to 3 pm in the parking lot of Saint Philomena. Contact the rectory if interested on selling and leave your name and number, or just come and browse! Someone’s junk could be another treasure! Call 610-622-2420 ext. 2 for more information. Vending spaces are $20 each (BYO table) or $25 with table rental.

Murder Mystery Dinner Theater at First Presbyterian Church – Saturday, October 21
Murder, Mayhem, and Marshmallow Salad: a murder mystery dinner theater comedy begins at 6:30 PM at the First Presbyterian Church of Lansdowne. Seating is limited to 100 guests. Call 610-622-0800 Option 5 for directions on ordering ticket – $25 includes dinner and an evening of delightful misfortune.

Murder Mystery at Lansdowne Library – Friday, October 27
It’s a posh day at the museum with many fine guests to see the wonderful new exhibit. When a painting goes missing, things begin to get a little less dignified. The guests must run around the city to gather clues and find the painting before they are murdered in the mayhem that follows! Will you survive? Masterpiece Murders, the Execution Exhibition is the fourth in the Library’s hit murder mystery series. Both new and returning players are welcome to solve this brand new and original mystery created by our library staff. Due to graphic content, you must be over 18 years old to register. The evening begins at 7:00 pm; make sure to bring reading glasses, if needed, and writing material. Register here.

Electronic Waste Collections _ Saturday, October 28
An Electronic Waste Collection event will take place from 9am to 1pm in the Highland Avenue Parking lot. Everything with a plug will be taken for free except televisions and monitors, which are $30 per.

Halloween Parade and Party – Saturday, October 28
For kids ages 10 and under. Please meet for the parade at the Lansdowne Farmers Market (30 North Lansdowne Avenue) at 12:45 pm. We will all walk to the Twentieth Century Club at 84 South Lansdowne Avenue, where the festivities will continue until 3:00 pm. Prizes for Best Costumes and lots of fun will be had. For more information, please contact Lansdowne Borough Hall at 610-623-7300.

Lansdowne Folk Club Presents Brother Sun – Thursday, November 2
The Lansdowne Folk Club presents male vocal trio Brother Sun for one of their final concerts on Thursday, November 2 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.

Union Athletic Association Beer Fest Fundraiser – Sunday, November 12
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, November 12. Tickets are $25 per person. For more information, call 610-733-4863 or visit UnionAA.org.

Lansdowne Folk Club Presents Joe Crookston – Thursday, November 16
The Lansdowne Folk Club presents folk singer/songwriter/guitarist Joe Crookston on Thursday, November 16 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 The Boxcar Lilies and Emily Mure – Thursday, December 7
The Lansdowne Folk Club presents evening with folk, country, blues, and bluegrass-tinged Americana band The Boxcar Lilies and special guest Emily Mure on Thursday, December 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 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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