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
National Friends of Libraries Week
Join the Friends of the Public Library October 19-25. On Wednesday, October 22, Friends of the Library will greet library visitors between 11:00 am – 1:00 pm and 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm. Stop in for a special treat! DVDs will also be available at no cost (limit of 3). Amnesty Week will continue through November 1; bring in any overdue books, DVDs or other library materials and fines will be waived.
Yeadon Officers, Chief Among Those Honored by County Council
Two months after the tragic shooting at Mercy Fitzgerald Hospital, the Delaware County Council recognized a number of citizens, police officers, emergency responders, municipal officials and staff for their response to the incident. See more coverage in this article from the Delaware County Daily Times, or view photos of the honorees at the meeting.
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.
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; Thursday, December 4, 6:30 to 8:30 pm; and final adoption of the 2015 budget on Thursday December 18 the Council Legislative Meeting.
Free Flu Shots October 24
Delaware County Council and the Department of Intercommunity Health present a Free Community Walk-in Flu Shot Clinic on Friday, October 24, from 10 am to 2 pm. The Clinic takes place at the Sellers Memorial Free Library, 76 South State Road, Upper Darby, PA 19082. A canned food donation is requested. For more information, call the Delaware County Department of Intercommunity Health at 610-891-5311.
Electronic Waste Recycling – Saturday, October 25
The Borough of Yeadon will host an electronic waste disposal event on Saturday, October 25 from 9:00 am to noon at the Borough Public Works Garage located at Baily Road and and West Cobbs Creek. Residents can bring TVs, computers, and any old electronics that they wish to dispose of.
Free or Low-Cost Immunizations Nov. 13 and Dec. 11
The Pennsylvania Department of Health will hold two upcoming immunization clinics at Anna’s Place, 248 Long Lane, Upper Darby, PA 19082. The clinics will take place on Thursday, November 13 and Thursday, December 11 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.
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!
Delaware County Council Presents Fall Events
Delaware County Council presents a number of events this fall including a Native American Heritage Festival, events to honor the county’s 225th anniversary, concerts, theater, and historical society events. Please see this flyer for more details.
Parade, Ceremonies and more at Flag Day 2014 Celebration
On Saturday, June 14, Yeadon’s Flag Day Celebration was highlighted by 23 people taking the oath of allegiance to become U.S. citizens. The day also featured a parade, ceremonies and awards and honors presented to local officials and residents. Read more in the Delaware County Daily Times’ coverage or see images from the day at the Flag Day Events page. Flag Day Chairperson Learin Johnson wishes to thank all who participated and made the celebration a success. The majorettes did a wonderful job and she invites all girls and boys who would like to join the majorette, color guard, and flag team for next year’s celebration to call her at 610-592-8253.
Use Your Library Card to Access Magazines
If you have a valid Delaware County Library System card, you are able to access Zinio, the world’s largest source of online magazines and periodicals. By using Zinio, Delaware County residents can download a number of popular Health & Fitness magazines along with many other types of publications to their tablet or computer for free. See this flyer for more information, visit the Delco Libraries website, or go directly to the Zinio collection.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org. 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, email@example.com (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).