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
Unsung Treasures Annual Luncheon – Saturday, April 25
Guest Speaker Ronald G. Waters will be on hand from 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm at the Yeadon Public Library for the Women on the Move Enrichment Network (W.O.M.E.N)’s Unsung Treasures Annual Luncheon. The event honors local seniors for their outstanding
community service and tireless support. Honorees include Mrs. Nan Barnwell, Mrs. Sandra Brown-Wright, Dr. Vivian Ford,
Mrs. Audrey Gill, Mr. Leon Howard, Mrs. Alice Payne and Mrs. Barbara Ruffin. For more information please call Ms. Patterson at 484-450-6795.
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.
Yeadon Flag Day Celebration
Councilwoman Learin Johnson, chair of the Flag Day committee, is pleased to announce the kickoff to festivities. On Saturday, June 6 there will be a morning 5K run/walk. Please see the flyer for information and registration details. at 1:00 that afternoon there will be a basketball tournament at Community Park. On Saturday, June 13 there is a parade along Church Lane starting at 9:30 AM which ends at the circle on Longacre Boulevard where Delaware County residents will take the oath of citizenship. Last year 24 Delco residents were sworn in as US citizens in an inspirational ceremony. Also there is an antique car show at the Yeadon Shopping Center from 10 AM to 2PM. At 5:00 PM there will be a Gospel fest at the Chapel of the Good Shepherd on Church Lane. The day’s events close with fireworks at Kerr Field at dusk.
Borough-Wide Cleanup Day – Saturday, April 25
Take part in Yeadon’s Borough-Wide Cleanup Day by joining the Darby Creek Valley Association’s annual spring cleaning event, from 9:00 am to noon in the Yeadon and Cobbs Creek areas. Gloves, plastic bags and free t-shirts supplied by the DCVA. You are welcome to bring your brooms, shovels, rakes, and clippers; please wear boots & work clothes. To register or for more information, contact Ginger I. Nicholson at 610-284-1606 ext. 110.
Household Hazardous Waste Collection Event – Saturday, April 25
Bring household hazardous waste to the Emergency Services Training Center at 1600 Calcon Hook Road, Sharon Hill, PA 19079 between 9 am and 3 pm. Please note that electronic waste will NOT be collected at this event. For more information, guidelines, and other upcoming events, please visit http://www.co.delaware.pa.us/recycle/hhw.html.
May 7 Meet the Candidates Night Cancelled
The Meet the Candidates night scheduled for Thursday, May 7 at the Yeadon Public Library has been cancelled.
Rain Barrel Workshop in Norwood – Saturday, May 16
Learn to manage stormwater using rain barrels and rain gardens at this free workshop taking place from 9 am to noon at the Norwood Fire Station on Chester Pike. Registration required. For more information see the event flyer or call 610-353-1555 ext 232.
Radio Courtroom Broadcast – Saturday, May 23
Cheyney University Alumni Chapter of Delaware County presents an old school afternoon cabaret on Saturday, May 23. Michael Coard, Esq. hosts a Radio Courtroom live broadcast on 900 AM from 1:00-3:00 pm at the Yeadon Borough Hall Auditorium The full event runs from 1:00-5:00 pm; a requested donation $10 will benefit Cheyney students. Bring your own food & non-alcoholic beverages. See event flyer for more information. For more information, please see the event flyer.
Summer Science Enrichment Program
Yeadon Public Library and Power Resource Network, Inc. present this month-long program for current high school students, including graduating seniors interested in careers in science and healthcare. Preference will be given to those who have completed 9th grade by Summer 2015. The program takes place on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays June 30 through July 30, from 9:30 to 11:30 am at the Yeadon Public Library. Lunch will be provided. For more information, download the flyer/registration form, contact Yeadon Library Director Richard Ashby at 610-623-4090, or email program facilitator Christina Randolph at email@example.com.
Asthma Day Camp – June 22-26
Asthma Day Camp is dedicated to teaching youth between the ages of 7-12 how to better control their asthma and be active at the same time. The week-long camp takes place at the Healthplex Sports Club in Springfield and costs $25 per individual. For more information see the flyer/registration form or call Tonya Merrill at 610-328-8874.
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.
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.
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 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).