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
January 29 Special Council Meeting Cancelled
The Special Meeting of the Yeadon Borough Council scheduled to be reconvened on Thursday, January 29 (after being originally recessed on January 26 due to lack of a quorum) has been cancelled.
Annual Stormwater Meeting February 19
Yeadon Borough will hold its annual stormwater meeting on Thursday, February 19 during the engineer’s report at the borough’s monthly council meeting starting at 7:30 pm. The meeting will take place at Borough Hall, Church and Baily Roads. All borough residents, businesses, and other interested parties are invited to attend this meeting to learn about the borough’s stormwater program, ask questions, raise issues, and make suggestions.
Upcoming Library Programs and Events
The Yeadon Public Library offers a number of upcoming programs and events, including:
Six-Week Math Enrichment Program for Middle School Students: This course will have 12 sessions over six weeks, every Tuesday and Thursday from 6:00 to 8:00 pm starting January 13. The program will improve your child’s understanding of and grade in their math course and provide homework help, and can help prepare your child for the PSSAs. For more information or to register call 610-623-4090.
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.
SAAF – Strong African-American Families: This free 7-week program, available to parents/caregivers and their youth ages 10 to 14, will help strengthen communication skills, promote self-pride, and teach skills for dealing with peer pressure. Program starts Thursday, January 15 at 6:00 pm (refreshments served at 5:30 pm). Pre-registration is required; youths must identify as Black or African-American and be in middle school. For more information or to register please contact Kellee Greene at 484-444-0412.
The African-American History Speaker Series presents: “The Legacy of the African American Women Golfers” at the library on Sunday, February 8 at 3:00 pm. Come out and join us as we celebrate the rich history and legacy of African American women of Yeadon in golf! Test your skills as we transform the library into a putting Green, participate in a raffle, join the newly organized Yeadon Golf Club, and enjoy light refreshments
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.
Message from Police Chief Donald Molineux
The Police Department responded to a rash of vehicle break-ins that took place between 2:00 am – 5:00 am on Wednesday, December 3. The locations of the incidents were on Whitby Avenue, Longacre Blvd. and Moore Avenue. Any resident having info on these incidents are asked to call Yeadon Police Department. All residents are also asked to call 911 immediately to report any suspicious activity in your area. We have scheduled additional patrols to the areas.
Free or Low-Cost Immunizations Available
The Pennsylvania Department of Health will hold upcoming immunization clinics at Anna’s Place, 248 Long Lane, Upper Darby, PA 19082. The clinics will take place on February 19 and March 19 from 9 am to 3 pm. There is a $5 cost for those above WIC income guidelines, payable by check or money order. For questions or to make an appointment, call the Department of Health at 610-447-3250.
2015 Electronic Waste Disposal Dates
B&L Waste Disposal will hold Electronic Waste disposal events on the following dates: March 21, June 20, and September 19. Residents can bring televisions, computers, printers, gaming consoles, and small electronics (anything with a cord) EXCEPT items containing freon or large appliances. The events will take place at the Yeadon Borough Public Works Yard, West Cobbs Creek and Baily, from 9:00 am to 1:00 pm.
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.
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!
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).