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
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 and makes a great holiday gift. Stop by the Library as soon as possible to pick up your copy or call 610-623-4090 for more information.
Public Hearing: Community Development Block Grant Funds
The Borough Council will conduct a public hearing on Thursday December 18, 2014 at 7:15 PM for the purpose of receiving public comment regarding the application for projects for Community Development Block Grant funds.
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.
2015 Budget Meetings
The Yeadon Borough Council will conduct 2015 Budget meetings on the following dates: Wednesday, October 15, 6:30 to 8:30 pm; Monday, October 27, 6:30 to 8:30 pm; Thursday, November 13, 6:30 to 8:30 pm; Thursday, November 20, 6:00 to 7:00 pm, with adoption of a preliminary budget at the 7:30 Council Legislative Meeting; Wednesday, December 3, 6:30 to 8:30 pm; and final adoption of the 2015 budget on Thursday December 18 the Council Legislative Meeting.
Kwanzaa Celebration December 29
The Yeadon Public Library and the NAACP Yeadon Branch bring you a Kwanzaa Celebration to be held on Monday, December 29, 2014 at 7:00 PM in Yeadon Borough Hall auditorium. Bring the whole family for an evening of fun entertainment and information.
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 January 15, 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.
Delco Medical Reserve Corps Training January 20
A free orientation training course will be offered for the public to become knowledgeable of and recruited for the Delaware County Medical Reserve Corps. This course will be held at the Delaware County 911 Center, 360 N. Middletown Road, Media, PA 19063, from 7 pm to 9 pm on Tuesday, January 20, 2015. Both medically trained and non-medically trained citizens are welcome to attend. Register here or learn more.
Ribbon Cutting for New Library Addition
On Saturday, September 13, more than 100 guests and local officials celebrated the grand opening of the new addition to the Yeadon Public Library. Senator Anthony Williams along with Representatives Margo Davidson and Ronald Waters attended and gave inspirational remarks on the importance of the library and its role in the community. Library Director Richard Ashby expressed his excitement about the new addition and offered details on the many programs being initiated to serve members of the community of all ages. For more information about the library and its programs visit yeadonlibrary.org. See more photos from the event here.
New Full-Time Officer
Officer Phillip Stephens is sworn in as a full-time Yeadon Patrolman by Mayor Rohan Hepkins during the August 21 meeting of borough council. Officer Stephens was a part-time officer who was hired at the July 23 meeting. Officer Stephens’ son is holding the bible as Police Chief Donald J. Molineux and council president Sharon Council Harris observe. Click photo for a larger version.
A/Sgt. Daniel Criswell: 25 Years of Service
Yeadon Police Chief Donald Molineux and Yeadon Borough wish to extend sincere congratulations to A/Sgt. Daniel Criswell for achieving 25 years of dedicated service to the community. Best wishes to Dan!
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).