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
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.
Conversations with Senator Williams – Tuesday, September 30
The Coalition for the Residents of Yeadon presents the third of three public forums on Tuesday, September 30 with Senator Anthony H. Williams. The discussion begins at 7:00 pm. More information here or call Ginger Nicholson at 610-998-5195.
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!
Historical Society Benefit Concert with Bobby Rydell – Saturday, October 4
The Delaware County Historical Society is holding a fundraiser featuring Bobby Rydell, The Duprees, and the First Ladies of Rock and Soul on October 4, 2014. Please see this flyer for more details.
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.
FY 2014 Budget & FY 2014 Real Estate, Refuse and Sewer Rates Adopted
Approved by Council on the special meeting held December 23, 2013. The FY 2014 Budget is available on the Local Government page under the budget tab. There are no increases in taxes for borough residents in 2014. Please see article in News of Delaware County about the great work Council has done to ensure no increases in taxes for 2014. Yeadon 2014 preliminary budget holds the line on tax rate.
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).