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The Borough of Lansdowne Pennsylvania The Borough of Lansdowne Pennsylvania

Welcome to Lansdowne!

2016 Trash and Recycling Information
Trash and recycling information for 2016 is now online.

UPCOMING EVENTS

InsideOut Exhibit – through July 15
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 July 15, the Lansdowne installation features 12 pieces of art within a short distance of each other. Walk or bike your way through each exciting outdoor exhibition. See more about events celebrating the arts and InsideOut.

Town Forum – May 11th, 7pm @ The Twentieth Century Club ~ 84 S. Lansdowne Avenue
The Mayor and members of Borough Council invite all Lansdowne residents to the Twentieth Century Club for discussions about public safety, code enforcement and economic development.

Keep Lansdowne Beautiful Day – Saturday, April 30
This annual event will be held this year with sponsorship from Comcast through its Comcast Cares Program. To get involved come to the lot at 24 Highland Avenue at 8 am on April 30th.

Showcase of Lansdowne Performing Artists – Sunday, May 1
Join neighbors and friends at this benefit concert for the Lansdowne Theater from 3 to 5 pm on Sunday, May 1. Local musicians Joe Todaro and Mark Linkins, Shelley Beard, Matthew Lavanish, Kim Robson and Russell Ferrara and Patricia King Haddad and Orlando Haddad perform in the lobby of the historic theater. Tickets are $35 per person and available at the theater’s website. To purchase tickets with cash or check, please call the theater office at 610-622-1234.

Town-Wide Yard Sale – Saturday, May 7
Add an address by e-mail or call (610) 623-7300 ext 211. Maps will be availabe at Borough Hall, Lansdowne Library and here. Rain date Sunday May 8.

The Garden Church Yard Sale – Saturday, May 7
The Garden Church, 82 N. Lansdowne Avenue, will host a yard sale from 9:30 AM to 2:00 PM featuring attic treasures and white elephant books, CDs, DVDs, plants, bargainsgalore, home baked goodies, and food. For more information call 610-623-1645.

Lansdowne Arts & Crafts Show – Saturday, May 7
The Lansdowne Economic Development Corporation presents this spring tradition in Lansdowne on Saturday, May 7 from 9:00 am to 3:00 pm in the municipal lot at 30 N. Lansdowne Avenue. Typical vendors offer wares such as jewelry, woodcraft, ceramics, body products, toys, quilts, stationery, and knitted items. Applications featuring a wealth of relevant information are now available online — the deadline to return applications is April 15.

Vance Gilbert with David Jacobs-Strain and Bob Beach at Lansdowne Folk Club – Thursday, May 19
Lansdowne Folk Club presents Vance Gilbert with special guests David Jacobs-Strain and Bob Beach on Thursday, May 19. 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.

Lansdowne Memorial Day 5K – Monday, May 30
The tenth annual Lansdowne Memorial Day 5K starts at 7:45 am in front of Veterans Mini Park and the Lansdowne Theater on North Lansdowne Avenue. Pre-register before May 2 for early t-shirt pickup and reduced entry fees. Groups of 20 or more who wish to register by May 2 are eligible for special team colored shirts. See complete details and register online.

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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