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Posted on: July 25, 2021

New Code Enforcement Officer, Dan Miller, Sworn In

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Mayor Campuzano swore in the new code enforcement officer Dan Miller last week.  We welcome Dan to the Borough. He will be a great asset to the borough staff.

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Posted on: July 7, 2021

Survey Shows: People in Lansdowne Care About the Environment

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There is a popular bumper sticker that says, “Think globally, act locally,” and this is the bottom line from the “Lansdowne Environmental Priorities Survey” conducted by the Environmental Advisory Council.

Think globallyA large majority of surve...

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Posted on: June 18, 2021

June 17, 2021: Letter from Council President, Benjamin Hover

Dear Friends and Neighbors in Lansdowne,

 

Happy June and summer to you! As we celebrate this beautiful June and move into the summer months, we see many of the regular events returning to normal in Lansdowne! This summer we will be holding events,...

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Posted on: June 15, 2021

Are you ready for an electric car? Police Department says Yes!

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Every year or two, cars in Lansdowne’s vehicle fleet (primarily police cars) age out of service and are replaced.  The next additions to the fleet may very well be electric vehicles (EVs), representing a new chapter in Lansdowne Borough’s ongoing...

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Posted on: May 21, 2021

Borough of Lansdowne Banners

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At the Council meeting on May 19th, Lansdowne Borough Council voted for the purchase of banners for Lansdowne for our entryways and our downtown. A sample of the banner is provided here. 

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Posted on: May 20, 2021

May 20, 2021 - Letter from Mayor Tony

Dear Neighbors,

On May 15th we held our annual Town Wide Yard sale.  We had over 50 houses take part. The weather was beautiful.  I want to thank all the residents who signed up to hold a sale. I hope everyone did well and got rid of some...

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Posted on: May 18, 2021

Clean Energy Initiative for Lansdowne Borough

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The new system can modulate the temperature across all rooms and times of day. This control allows users to optimize the climate both comfort and energy efficiency. The primary upgrade to the system is a controller, effectively the brain of the system. Th...

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Posted on: April 22, 2021

April 22, 2021: Letter From Council President, Benjamin Hover

Dear Neighbors in Lansdowne,

 

First of all, I want to comment on the beautiful spring in Lansdowne at this time of year with the flowers blooming and to thank all of our neighbors as they work to build their gardens and provide habitats f...

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Posted on: April 23, 2021

Lansdowne Avenue Crosswalk Work Begins

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April 19, 2021: Miller Bros. contractors have started work at the Lansdowne Avenue Crossing project! In June of 2018 Lansdowne Borough was awarded $87,624 through a competitive grant application to the 2018 Community Development Block Grant funding cycle....

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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, usually sen...
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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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Posted on: April 19, 2021

Electronics and Clothing Recycling in Lansdowne

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Lansdowne now has a contract with Retrievr to recycle electronic and clothing waste. I am quoting from their website - retrievr.com - regarding this service. As you know, we must pay to have our waste trucked to landfills and incinerators. This program wa...

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Posted on: April 16, 2021

April 16, 2021: Gateway Slope Groundbreaking

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Mayor Tony Campuzano and Lansdowne Borough Council President Benjamin Hover and Vice President Magda Byrne celebrate the groundbreaking of the Gateway Slope project into Lansdowne. Also, joining Council and the Mayor are Craig Totaro, the Borough Manager,...
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Posted on: April 14, 2021

April 14, 2021: Letter from Mayor Campuzano

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Dear Lansdowne Residents,

I hope this finds all of our residents and their families well as we enjoy spring weather here in Lansdowne.  As we still are dealing with the pandemic, I urge everyone who can to get vaccinated.  As you can tell...

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Posted on: April 12, 2021

Thank you for helping with the Lansdowne Parks cleanup event!

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Lansdowne Borough Council and Mayor Campuzano would like to thank the dedicated community members and the Darby Creek Valley Association for hosting another great cleanup in Lansdowne's Hoffman Park, Marlyn Park, and Pennock Woods. The cleanups help beaut...
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Posted on: April 8, 2021

Lansdowne Borough Resolution Recognizes Cambodian Heritage Week

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Lansdowne Borough recognizes the contributions of Cambodian Americans to the culture of Lansdowne and during the week of April 12 - April 16, Lansdowne Borough celebrates Cambodian Heritage Week by remembering and honoring the victims of the genocide in C...

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Posted on: March 23, 2021

Town Wide Yard Sale May 15

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Lansdowne’s Annual Town Wide Yard Sale is Saturday May 15th. Rain date Sunday May 16th. Register to participate by filling out the webform with your address and you will be included on the Town-Wide Yard Sale Map. Registration closes May 9.

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Posted on: March 19, 2021

March 19, 2021: Letter from Council President, Benjamin Hover

Dear Neighbors in Lansdowne,

 

This spring, as the beautiful song birds return and the flowers bloom, Lansdowne Borough Council is proud that the Lansdowne Renaissance continues with investment in our infrastructure and businesses opening in our do...

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Posted on: March 17, 2021

March 2021: Resolution Recognizing Women's History Month

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The Borough Council of Lansdowne and Mayor Tony Campuzano honor the contributions that women have made throughout history and commit to support efforts to improve opportunities for girls and women.  The Borough Council and the Mayor encourage res...

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Posted on: March 17, 2021

March, 2021: Resolution Recognizing the Contributions of Irish-Americans

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Lansdowne Borough wishes residents of Irish descent a happy Irish American Heritage Month (March, 2021). View the Lansdowne Borough Council Resolution recognizing the valuable contribution to our Nation, State and Lansdowne Community of all Irish-American...

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Posted on: February 22, 2021

February 22, 2021, Letter from Mayor Tony

Dear Lansdowne Residents and Friends,

I hope this finds everyone well and safe.  As we still are dealing with this challenging issue of the pandemic I do see a light at the end of the tunnel.  I urge everyone to get vaccinated and continu...

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Posted on: February 19, 2021

Lansdowne Borough Receives SOLSMART Award!

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Lansdowne Borough was awarded a SolSmart Bronze designation  for taking bold steps to make it easier, faster and more affordable to go solar. SolSmart designation shows local businesses, solar companies and residents that Lansdowne is a great pla...

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Posted on: February 19, 2021

February 19, 2021 Letter from Council President Benjamin Hover

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Dear Friends and Neighbors,

 

Although the cold, snow, and ice have made walking and driving around Lansdowne difficult, Lansdowne Borough Council and Mayor Campuzano want to thank our residents for being good neighbors and supporting each other by...

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Posted on: February 19, 2021

Lansdowne Borough's New Police Chief

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Lansdowne Borough Council and Mayor Campuzano are pleased to report that after a thorough Police Chief Search that Lansdowne Borough Council offered the position to our current Interim Police Chief Kenneth Rutherford. Read about Chief Rutherford Here.

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Posted on: February 19, 2021

Delaware County Lead Remediation and Home Improvement Resources

Delaware County Lead Remediation and Home Improvement Resources from the Office of Housing and Community Development

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Posted on: February 17, 2021

The Lansdowne Borough Council welcomes Nhaomi Lartey, Junior Council Person!

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Nhaomi Lartey, 16, joined the Lansdowne Borough Council as a Junior Council Person in January of this year. Nhaomi was selected from a list of applicants through the PA State Association of Boroughs (PSAB) Junior Council Person Program. Since 2000, PSAB h...

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Posted on: February 10, 2021

Is Zero Waste an Option for Lansdowne? Part II

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Part II is an attempt to better understand how Lansdowne is currently  handling our waste management. All of our mixed recycling goes to J.P. Mascaro, a  recycling company in Berks County; each recycling day at least one diesel powered &...

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Posted on: January 18, 2021

January 17, 2021, Letter from Mayor Anthony Campuzano

I’m not sure about you but I’m sure glad to be done with 2020.  It was a very challenging and scary year for all of us for a number of reasons.  Hopefully with new leadership in Washington we can begin to heal and come together to solve ...

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Posted on: January 18, 2021

January 17, 2021, Letter from Council President Hover

Dear friends and neighbors, 

As we begin 2021, Lansdowne Borough Council and Mayor Campuzano are excited about the renaissance occurring in the Lansdowne Community. With the commencement of several building projects, housing development within the...

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Posted on: January 18, 2021

Is Zero Waste an Option for Lansdowne?

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As you know, Lansdowne is aiming to reduce its carbon footprint dramatically over the next decades. Waste management needs to be part of that clean energy transition plan. We in the EAC are looking for answers regarding our recycling program-how much of w...

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Posted on: January 14, 2021

Lansdowne Borough Infrastructure Improvements

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Lansdowne Borough is committed to maintaining the high integrity of infrastructure for all of its residents. Through an inspection process, it has been determined that the sanitary sewer in several areas of the Borough are failing and need to be replaced....

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Posted on: January 12, 2021

Meet Councilwoman Janet English

Delco native and long-time resident, Janet English has served on the Lansdowne council for 11 years. Janet believes in the philosophy, “if you want change, you need to be involved” and she did just that. She saw a need at the Lansdowne Public Library and ...

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Posted on: December 16, 2020

December Letter From Council President Benjamin Hover

Dear Friends and Neighbors,

 

As we wrap up the year 2020, we can all agree that this year has affected our community both here in Lansdowne and the whole United States in significant ways. Although there are not enough words to express the concern...

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Posted on: December 14, 2020

Energy Efficiency Update

For at least the past decade, Lansdowne Borough Council has been planning with energy efficiency in mind. From traffic lights and street lights, to new windows, the Borough has been saving money by investing in energy efficiency. Here are a few details re...

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Posted on: November 17, 2020

November 17 Letter from Council President Benjamin Hover

Dear Neighbors, 

The Holiday Season has arrived and Lansdowne Borough Council wishes everyone in the Borough a safe and healthy Holiday Season. Although we are forced to celebrate differently this year, we want to be sure to slow and stop the spre...

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Posted on: November 17, 2020

Meet Council Vice-President Magdalena Byrne

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Fourteen years ago, New York City native Magdalena Byrne and her husband found themselves moving  to Lansdowne, Pennsylvania when her husband’s employer relocated their offices. “It was really a fluke,” she said. “We knew no one, we had no family...

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Posted on: November 19, 2020

From Mayor Tony: November 2020

As the year 2020 comes to an end, I'm sure you would agree with me that we all can't wait for 2021. It has been a very challenging year for everyone for various reasons. I'm sure that in 2021 there will still be challenges but I feel that it will be a bet...

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Posted on: November 17, 2020

New Worlds to Conquer for Sustainability Activist: First Lansdowne, Now DelCo

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One of Delaware County Council’s first actions after last year’s election was to unanimously establish the Delaware County Sustainability Commission.

 

When it met for the first time last month, the new Commission included Carol Martsolf, ...

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Posted on: November 17, 2020

Meet Interim Police Chief Sergeant Ken Rutherford

Interim Police Chief Ken Rutherford has been a part of the Lansdowne Police Department for 20 years now. While serving in the United States Marine Corps, he always enjoyed helping others which eventually drew him to the police force. After his Marine Corp...

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Posted on: October 21, 2020

Meet Council President Benjamin Hover

Benjamin Hover, Lansdowne’s Council President has been living in the Borough of Lansdowne for almost 20 years. A graduate of Hiram College, the Ohio native and his wife came to the Philadelphia area after she accepted a job in the Swathmore area. Continui...

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Posted on: August 18, 2020

August 16 Letter From President Benjamin Hover

Dear Lansdowne Neighbors, 

As we end the summer and head into the fall, I want to extend my gratitude to live with you in a community of friends where neighbors take care of neighbors. The last few months have been challenging for us as a communit...

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Posted on: June 13, 2020

Joint Statement on Racism and Racial Injustice

On June 11th officials from Lansdowne Borough, Yeadon Borough, and the William Penn School District gathered to announce our unified commitment to denounce the systemic racism that afflicts our communities.

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Posted on: June 5, 2020

Council Statement on Recent Protests

On June 5th, Lansdowne Borough Council and Mayor Campuzano released a unanimous statement denouncing the death of George Floyd and our commitment to ensuring the rights of all residents in Lansdowne.

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Posted on: June 16, 2020

June 16, 2020 Letter from Benjamin Hover

Dear Neighbors,

Quarantine News

Welcome to summer! This past spring in Lansdowne has been challenging for our community's residents and businesses with the numerous closures and changes required by quarantine procedures caused by the pandemic. As we move in...

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Posted on: August 17, 2020

Application For a Grant to Remediate Blight in the Borough of Lansdowne

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On July 15th Lansdowne Borough requested a Blight Remediation program grant of $300,000 from the Commonwealth Financing Authority to be used for Remediation of Blight in the Borough from the PA Department of Community and Economic Development.

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Posted on: May 18, 2021

Clean Energy Initiative for Lansdowne Borough

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Lansdowne Borough Hall HVAC System has Been Upgraded

The new system can modulate the temperature across all rooms and times of day. This control allows users to optimize the climate both comfort and energy efficiency. The primary upgrade to the system is a controller, effectively the brain of the system. Th...

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Posted on: June 7, 2021

Lansdowne Borough Celebrates Pride Month with Flag Raising on June 5, 2021

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On Saturday, June 5, 2021, special guests U. S. Representative Mary Gay Scanlon, LGBTQIA+ advocate and State Representative Malcolm Kenyatta from the 181st State District joined members of the Lansdowne community, Council President Benjamin Hover, and Jun...

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Posted on: June 7, 2021

Lansdowne Borough Celebrates Pride Month with Flag Raising on June 5, 2021

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On Saturday, June 5, 2021, special guests U. S. Representative Mary Gay Scanlon, LGBTQIA+ advocate and State Representative Malcolm Kenyatta from the 181st State District joined members of the Lansdowne community, Council President Benjamin Hover, and Jun...

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Posted on: June 7, 2021

Reservoir Park Opening Ceremony: June 5, 2021

Thank you to everyone who joined us a day of celebration as we reopened Reservoir Park to the community. The revitalization of this area in town is the result of the work of many people in Lansdowne Borough.

The completion of this park revitalization proje...

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Posted on: June 7, 2021

Reservoir Park Opening Ceremony: June 5, 2021

Thank you to everyone who joined us a day of celebration as we reopened Reservoir Park to the community. The revitalization of this area in town is the result of the work of many people in Lansdowne Borough.

The completion of this park revitalization proje...

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From the President
Posted on: June 17, 2021

June 17: Gateway Slope Notes

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The Gateway Slope Project is underway in Lansdowne!   It will create a beautiful and welcoming “Gateway” to our wonderful town.  “Gateway Slope Notes” are notes by Parks and Recreation Board Member...

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Posted on: June 21, 2021

Juneteenth Flag Raising Pictures and Videos

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On Juneteenth (June 19, 2021), Lansdowne Borough celebrated by holding a Flag Raising on Borough Greene with special guest Dr. Monica Taylor from Delaware County Council. In our resolution to celebrate Juneteenth, we called on Congress and the Senate to r...

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From the President
Posted on: June 21, 2021

Juneteenth Flag Raising Pictures and Videos

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On Juneteenth (June 19, 2021), Lansdowne Borough celebrated by holding a Flag Raising on Borough Greene with special guest Dr. Monica Taylor from Delaware County Council. In our resolution to celebrate Juneteenth, we called on Congress and the Senate to r...

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Posted on: July 7, 2021

Survey Shows: People in Lansdowne Care About the Environment

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There is a popular bumper sticker that says, “Think globally, act locally,” and this is the bottom line from the “Lansdowne Environmental Priorities Survey” conducted by the Environmental Advisory Council.

Think globallyA large majority of survey responders put Addressing Climate Change at the top of the list of important environmental issues. Large majorities also view Conserving Energy, Improved Recycling, Air Polluti...

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