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Posted on: May 4, 2022

Groundbreaking for McKinley Avenue Tot Lot

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Lansdowne Borough Council, Lansdowne Parks and Recreation Board members, and Mayor Magda Byrne were joined by County Council Chair Dr. Monica Taylor, State Senator Tim Kearney, and Chief of Staff for Representative Gina Hackett Curry, Majovie Bland, in a ...

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Posted on: April 28, 2022

McKinley Avenue Tot Lot Groundbreaking Ceremony

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Join us for a Groundbreaking Ceremony on Tuesday, May 3rd at 5:00 pm for the McKinley Avenue Tot Lot. State, county and local officials will be participating in the event. 

This project will transform the borough surface lot on the NE corner of Wy...

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Posted on: March 20, 2022

Earth Day at Interboro Park

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Join Lansdowne neighbors and friends for Earth Day on April 23rd from 11am to 3pm at Interboro Park.

Rain Date is April 30th

Lansdowne Borough and several of Lansdowne Boards including the Environmental Advisory Council, Parks and Recreation Board, and Shad...

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Posted on: March 18, 2022

Meet the Parks and Recreation Department

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You may already be familiar with the many public parks, greenspaces and street trees that add to the beauty of Lansdowne. To learn more about the Parks and Recreation Department, we spoke with Erica Sollberger, Director of Parks and Recreation since 2010....

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Posted on: March 16, 2022

Many Ways to Celebrate Arbor Day

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National Arbor Day is Friday, April 29, 2022.  This year marks the 150th anniversary of the tree planting holiday.  While most holidays celebrate something that has already happened and is worth remembering, Arbor Day represents a hope f...

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Posted on: December 27, 2021

Hays Park Christmas Eve Cleanup

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The work of the Borough never stops, even on Christmas Eve! Crews hired by the Borough continued the work to cut back underbrush and poison ivy off the fence lines in Hays Park this past Christmas Eve. Lansdowne Borough Council is dedicated to in...
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Posted on: December 5, 2021

Thank you for helping with the Marlyn Park Cleanup!

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Thank you to the many volunteers who joined the Parks and Recreation Board in the Marlyn Park Cleanup to both tidy up the park and remove invasive Japanese knotweed.  

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Posted on: April 22, 2021

Spotlight on Invasives: Japanese Knotweed

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Spotlight on Invasives: Japanese Knotweed

 

It’s time to be on the lookout for newly emerging Japanese Knotweed, especially along streambanks and waterways!

 

This invasive perennial, classified as a noxious weed in Pennsylvania, u...
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Posted on: April 22, 2021

Using iNaturalist on Your Next Visit to a Park

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Consider using iNaturalist during your next park outing to document interesting, beautiful, native, or invasive plants!

 

In fact, noting the location of invasive plants helps our Parks & Recreation department to tackle the removal of these pro...
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