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
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.
Summer Trash Collection Schedule
Twice weekly trash collections for the months of July and August has started. Trash normally picked up on Monday and Thursday will be picked up on both days while trash normally picked up on Tuesday and Friday will be picked up on both days.
2013 Audit Concise Financial Statement
The 2013 Audit Concise Financial Statement (PDF) is now available.
Community Picnic, Parade, and Bookbag Giveaway – Saturday, September 12
State Representative Margo L. Davidson and Upper Darby Councilwoman Barbarann Keffer invite residents to attend the fifth annual Community Picnic Bookbag Giveaway and second annual Back-to-School Parade on Saturday, September 12. Parade begins on Union Avenue in Yeadon at 2:00 pm; the picnic and other festivities take place from 3:00 to 5:00 pm at Upper Darby’s Second Ward Playground, 747 Crosley Avenue. Free bookbags and school supplies will be provided on a first come, first serve basis. You must pre-register your child for free supplies by calling (610) 259-7016 or emailing email@example.com. more information
Yeadon Community Park Playground Designs
The Yeadon Borough Council will be considering the purchase of new playground equipment for Community Park. Residents are welcome to view depictions of some proposed designs and offer comments. Please send your comments to council Vice-President Nelva Wright at firstname.lastname@example.org. Your input is appreciated.
Electronic Waste Disposal – September 19
B&L Waste Disposal will hold another Electronic Waste disposal event September 19, 2015. Residents can bring televisions, computers, printers, gaming consoles, and small electronics (anything with a cord) EXCEPT items containing freon or large appliances. The event takes place at the Yeadon Borough Public Works Yard, West Cobbs Creek and Baily, from 9:00 am to 1:00 pm.
Block Captain Meet-and-Greet – Saturday, September 26
Calling all block captains and co-captains: There will be a meet-and-greet event for on Saturday, September 26 from noon to 4:00 pm at Yeadon Borough Hall, 600 Church Lane, 2nd floor. If you live on a block in Yeadon that does not have a block captain or co-captain – we need you! If you are interested or know of someone who is, please contact Rosemary Radziak at 610-284-1606 ext. 116. If you have any questions or concerns please call Councilwoman Learin Johnson, Community Relations Chair, at 267-250-7701. Refreshments will be served.
Friends of the Library Celebration – Saturday, October 3
Friends of the Yeadon Public Library will hold an Old-Fashioned Celebration with DJ Tony Moore from 7 to 11 pm on October 3 at Yeadon Borough Hall. Come dance the night away or just enjoy the music at this BYOB/BYOF event. A donation of $12 is requested. For tickets or more information, stop by the library or call 610-623-4090 (after hours: 610-246-2125) or email email@example.com. See the event flyer also for more details.
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.
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.
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!
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).