Welcome to Yeadon Borough
Yeadon Borough is a first-generation suburb located along the eastern edge of Delaware County, Pennsylvania, about six miles from Center City Philadelphia. The Borough consists of tree-lined streets with small scale homes and well-landscaped historic neighborhoods. There are distinct areas for industry, office use, restaurants, and shopping. more
Community Park News
Work has begun at Yeadon Community Park on Union Avenue to replace the old playground equipment with new equipment. The old equipment is being removed and in the upcoming weeks new equipment will be installed. We apologize for any inconvenience while this work is going on to bring modern updated equipment to the park.
Providence Road to Close Weekdays through October
Providence Road is schedule to close between Lansdowne Avenue and Springfield Road in Yeadon, beginning Monday, October 12, from 9 AM to 3 PM, for storm sewer replacement. The weekday road closure will be in effect through the end of October. During this operation, Providence Road through traffic will be detoured over Lansdowne Avenue, Baltimore Pike and Springfield Road. Local access will be maintained up to the construction zone. Motorists are advised to allow extra time when traveling through the area. The schedule is contingent on the weather.
Fire Prevention Open House – Friday, October 9
The Yeadon Fire Company will host an open house from 6:00 to 9:00 pm at the firehouse, located at 600 Church Lane. The event will feature a live demonstration (Begins at 7:30), tours of fire trucks, fire safety displays, and an opportunity to meet local firefighters in person. Hot dogs and refreshments will be served. For more information please contact Station 16 at 610-623-9642.
Expungement Clinic – Wednesday, October 14
State Representative Joanna McClinton and State Senator Anthony H. Williams present an Expungement Clinic on Wednesday, October 14 from 4 to 8 pm at Yeadon Borough Hall. If you have a criminal charge that was dismissed or withdrawn, or were found not guilty after trial; if you pled guilty to a summary offense more than five years ago (no misdemeanor or felony charges) and have no subsequent criminal charges; or if you were accepted into the ARD program and met all terms of the program, you may be eligible. RSVP is required; contact El Ali in Representative McClinton’s office at 215-748-6712 or EAli@pahouse.net.
Senior Community Services Black Tie Bingo Gala – Friday, October 16
Senior Community Services (SCS) and Aging at Home – A Community Network are seeking sponsors and attendees for its Black Tie Bingo Gala fall benefit on October 16, 2015 at the Springfield Country Club. Individual tickets are $85 per person ($160/couple). For more information, contact Christine Helmandollar at 484-534-2207 or view the event registration form.
Keys to Homeownership Workshop – October 17
Vice President Nelva Wright and Yeadon Borough Council invite you to attend a free “Keys to Homeownership” workshop to help you learn about the home buying process and keep your home. See how to build your credit score, review the steps to become a homeowner and the associated costs, and learn about options to avoid foreclosure. Meeting takes place on the second floor of Borough Hall, 600 Church Lane. The previously announced Sept. 22 meeting has been cancelled; the Saturday, October 17 meeting is from 11:00 am to 1:00 pm. Call 800-989-2227 for more information or to register.
YMCA Meeting – Saturday, October 24
Yeadon Borough invites all residents to attend a town meeting to find out details of the YMCA locating in Yeadon. The Y director will give a presentation and answer your questions about locating a new YMCA in the Borough. The meeting will be held at the Penn Wood High School Cypress Avenue Campus on October 24 at noon.
Give Kids Sight Day at Wills Eye Hopital – Saturday, October 24
Children (accompanied by a parent or guardian) without insurance are invited to attend Give Kids Sight Day at Wills Eye Hospital for free eye care and glasses. No appointment necessary. For more information contact Public Citizens for Children and Youth at 215-563-5848 or emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
Residents should not mix regular trash with recycling materials. Only glass, plastic, and paper and cardboard products can be put out for recycling collection. If those materials are put out for collection in dark plastic bags they will not be picked up. Recycle stickers are available at Borough Hall if using cans not marked recyclable. If trash is mixed in it can lead to the load being rejected at the recycling center. Thank you for your cooperation and help in making the recycling program a success.
2013 Audit Concise Financial Statement
The 2013 Audit Concise Financial Statement (PDF) is now available.
Upcoming Library Programs and Events
The Yeadon Public Library offers a number of upcoming programs and events, including:
Health Care Insurance Information: Stop by the library to get answers to your health care reform questions, identify if you are eligible for a subsidy, review your product options and costs, and get assistance with the application process. Available Wednesdays from noon to 3 pm and Fridays from 9 am to noon.
Teen Club Meets Every Thursday: Yeadon Public Library teen Club meets at 4:30 pm on Thursdays. For more information, please call 610-623-4090.
Honoring Mark Hudson
Mark Hudson, a volunteer Yeadon fireman and Darby Borough Police Officer, had his life tragically ended in April. In his memory a scholarship fund has been established. Please see the attached flyer with information on the scholarship fund.
Friendship Circle Senior Center Introduces “Aging At Home”
Senior Community Services (SCS) in conjunction with the United Way of Greater Philadelphia has introduced an initiative for residents of Aldan, Colwyn, East Lansdowne, Lansdowne & Yeadon who are 60+ called “Aging at Home: A Community Network”. If you are a senior, or know of an eligible senior, living in their own home who would like door-to-door service to doctor’s visits or the grocery store, needs assistance with households chores: lawn care and snow removal or home repair referrals please call 484-534-2201 or contact Christine Hellmandollar Chelmandollar@scs-delco,org or Morvia Bowen email@example.com. For more information, please visit Friendship circle Senior Center, 1515 Lansdowne Avenue, Darby, PA.
Now Available: “The Flavor of Yeadon” Cookbook at Yeadon Public Library
The Friends of the Yeadon Public Library are now selling copies of the first edition of “The Flavor or Yeadon” cookbook. This mouth-watering cookbook contains recipes from Yeadon’s neighbors, friends and community leaders that will be treasured for generations to come, including one from the home of Mayor Rohan Hepkins and two very special recipes from Library Director Richard E. Ashby Jr. Proceeds from the cookbook will be used to provide much needed audio-visual equipment and signage for the new wing of the Yeadon Public Library, as well as for the pre-existing building, inside and outside. Copies of the book are $18 each. Stop by the Library as soon as possible to pick up your copy or call 610-623-4090 for more information.
Yeadon Borough Property Maintenance Minimum Housing Quality of Life Code
As a reminder to Yeadon residents:
Ordinance 2005-1315 Section 302 Exterior Property Areas
302.3 Sidewalks and driveways. The property owner shall keep all sidewalks, walkways, stairs, driveways, parking spaces and similar areas in their legal control, in a proper state of repair, and maintained free from hazardous conditions. Verbiage pertinent to resident’s responsibility from the ordinance can be found on the Code Department page.
New Electronics Recycling Law Takes Effect January 24, 2013
The Pennsylvania Covered Device Recycling Act takes effect January 24, 2013. The new law requires that residents cannot dispose of electronic devices (computers, cell phones, televisions) in the trash. These items must be brought to a recycling operation, the trash hauler will not collect them. For more recycling information and updates please visit www.dep.state.pa.us, firstname.lastname@example.org (Delaware County) or www.yeadonborough.com.
Local Services Tax and Earned Income Tax
Keystone Collections Group is now serving as the new local earned income tax collector, replacing the former collector Centax. Businesses must report the 3rd Quarter employee tax withholdings to Keystone by October 31 either online, or by mail to:
Keystone Collections Group, 546 Wendel Road, Irwin, PA 15642. Phone (toll-free): 855-697-3516. Keystone mailed new forms to businesses and to self-employed individual taxpayers in September. Additional forms are available online or by calling the number above. Self-employed individual taxpayers may also file online.
Yeadon Borough Resident Contact Form and Resident Satisfaction Survey
If you would like to be a part of the Yeadon automated call system with important emergency updates and information about what’s going on in your community, please take a few minutes to complete the Resident Contact Form. Your phone number will be added to the database and you will be alerted automatically with all official announcements.
Have you recently visited or called Borough Hall? If so, we are interested in your feedback. Please take a moment to fill out the Resident Satisfaction Survey. Let us know how we are doing!
Notice is hereby given that the Yeadon Borough Council will hold 2016 budget meetings on the following dates: September 30, 2015 at 3:00 PM Budget Workshop –Introduction; October 6 at 6:30 PM Budget Workshop- Administrative, Legislative, Tax Collection; October 20 at 6:30 PM –Budget Workshop-Public Works, Library; October 29 at 3:00 PM Budget Workshop-Code Enforcement, Recreation; November 3 at 6:30 PM Budget Workshop-Police, Emergency Management; November 17 at 6:30 Budget Workshop-Sewer, Trash; November 19 at 7:00 PM Council Meeting-Adopt Preliminary Budget; December 8 at 6:30 PM Budget Workshop-Adjustments to Preliminary Budget; December 10 at 3:00 PM-Budget Workshop- Overview; December 17 at 7:30 PM Council Meeting-Adopt Final Budget. All meetings will be held at Borough Hall, 600 Church Lane, Yeadon PA 19050. If any person who wishes to attend the meeting has a Disability and/or require auxiliary aid service or other reasonable accommodation to observe or participate in the proceedings please contact the Borough at 610-284-1606 to discuss how those needs may best be accommodated. Lawrence W. Healy, Borough Manager/Secretary
Please find attached a list of properties for which taxes were levied and which remain unpaid. This information must be made available to the public pursuant to 53 P.S. 7146 (b)(1).