News Flash

Posted on: March 26, 2021

Delaware County Announces Emergency Rental Assistance Program

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Delaware County officially launched the Delaware County Emergency Rental Assistance (DELCO ERA) Grant Program on March 26. The program assists renters who have suffered disruption and loss of income due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Posted on: March 16, 2021

PA Update: Effective April 4, More Options for Restaurants and Other Businesses

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As COVID-19 cases have declined and vaccination rates are climbing, Governor Tom Wolf today announced the lifting of some targeted restrictions on restaurants and other businesses, as well as increased gathering limits.

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Posted on: February 10, 2021

Delaware County COVID-19 Vaccine Site Clarification

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Delaware County Government is one of several vaccine providers in the County.

The County encourages those in Phase 1A to look to other vaccine providers in addition to the County. The County is just one of several providers being sent vaccine supply from t...

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Posted on: February 5, 2021

COVID Vaccine Information

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Delaware County Government is one of several vaccine providers in the County. The County is working with all COVID-19 vaccine partners including hospitals, care homes, pharmacies, and eventually doctors’ offices and urgent cares, to get the vaccine out as...

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Posted on: January 9, 2021

PA Department of Health Releases COVID Vaccination Schedule

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The PA Department of Health has issued a comprehensive COVID Vaccination Plan. The COVID-19 vaccine will be distributed to Pennsylvanians in a phased approach. View the plan on the PA Department of Health website HERE

The commonwealth’...

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News Flash

Posted on: June 15, 2021

Are you ready for an electric car? Police Department says Yes!

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Every year or two, cars in Lansdowne’s vehicle fleet (primarily police cars) age out of service and are replaced.  The next additions to the fleet may very well be electric vehicles (EVs), representing a new chapter in Lansdowne Borough’s ongoing...

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Environmental Advisory Council
Posted on: May 18, 2021

Clean Energy Initiative for Lansdowne Borough

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Lansdowne Borough Hall HVAC System has Been Upgraded

The new system can modulate the temperature across all rooms and times of day. This control allows users to optimize the climate both comfort and energy efficiency. The primary upgrade to the system is a controller, effectively the brain of the system. Th...

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Environmental Advisory Council
Posted on: April 19, 2021

Electronics and Clothing Recycling in Lansdowne

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Lansdowne now has a contract with Retrievr to recycle electronic and clothing waste.

Lansdowne now has a contract with Retrievr to recycle electronic and clothing waste. I am quoting from their website - retrievr.com - regarding this service. As you know, we must pay to have our waste trucked to landfills and incinerators. This p...

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Posted on: March 17, 2021

Spring Online Environmental Workshop Series Kicks Off Friday March 19th

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Spring Online Environmental Workshop Series Kicks Off Friday March 19th

Lansdowne's Environmental Advisory Council is presenting six workshops over the next six weeks, starting this Friday. All workshops are on Zoom and run from 6:00 to 7:00 PM.

Zoom links can be found on the Borough Calendar.

As we head into spring, p...

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Environmental Advisory Council
Posted on: February 10, 2021

Is Zero Waste an Option for Lansdowne? Part II

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Part II is an attempt to better understand how Lansdowne is currently
handling our waste management.

Part II is an attempt to better understand how Lansdowne is currently  handling our waste management. All of our mixed recycling goes to J.P. Mascaro, a  recycling company in Berks County; each recycling day at least one diesel powered &...

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Environmental Advisory Council
Posted on: January 18, 2021

Is Zero Waste an Option for Lansdowne?

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Let’s think about what we can do in Lansdowne to reduce our carbon footprint. Toxic chemicals from burning plastic getting into our air, soil, water and our bodies, can be a thing of the past.

As you know, Lansdowne is aiming to reduce its carbon footprint
dramatically over the next decades. Waste management needs to be part of that cleanenergy transition plan. We in the EAC are looking for answers regarding our recycling
program-how much o...

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Environmental Advisory Council
Posted on: December 14, 2020

Energy Efficiency Update

For at least the past decade, Lansdowne Borough Council has been planning with energy efficiency in mind. From traffic lights and street lights, to new windows, the Borough has been saving money by investing in energy efficiency. Here are a few details re...

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Posted on: October 14, 2020

Tips for Saving Energy in Your Home

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There are several things you can do to save energy in your home!

TIPS FOR SAVING ENERGY IN YOUR HOME

Conserving electrical and natural gas energy is a very basic step we can take to help with the climate crisis. Everyone makes decisions, small and large, as to how much energy they will use daily. Eventually, by 2050 acc...

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Posted on: November 17, 2020

New Worlds to Conquer for Sustainability Activist: First Lansdowne, Now DelCo

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One of Delaware County Council’s first actions after last year’s election was to unanimously establish the Delaware County Sustainability Commission.

 

When it met for the first time last month, the new Commission included Carol Martsolf, ...

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News Flash

Posted on: March 5, 2021

Statement Regarding Borough Sewer Bill Overcharge

March 5, 2021 - The Borough recently discovered that Borough tax bills for 2021 contained an overcharge for sewer fees that resulted from a calculation error.

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News Flash

Posted on: June 7, 2021

Lansdowne Borough Celebrates Pride Month with Flag Raising on June 5, 2021

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On Saturday, June 5, 2021, special guests U. S. Representative Mary Gay Scanlon, LGBTQIA+ advocate and State Representative Malcolm Kenyatta from the 181st State District joined members of the Lansdowne community, Council President Benjamin Hover, and Jun...

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From the President
Posted on: June 7, 2021

Reservoir Park Opening Ceremony: June 5, 2021

Thank you to everyone who joined us a day of celebration as we reopened Reservoir Park to the community. The revitalization of this area in town is the result of the work of many people in Lansdowne Borough.

The completion of this park revitalization proje...

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From the President
Posted on: June 1, 2021

Memorial Day Remembrance Ceremonies

Wreaths were placed at the Veterans Memorial, Penn Wood High School track, and the Great War Memorial in Lansdowne. See the pictures below and view video of the event HERE.

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Posted on: May 21, 2021

Borough of Lansdowne Banners

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At the Council meeting on May 19th, Lansdowne Borough Council voted for the purchase of banners for Lansdowne for our entryways and our downtown. A sample of the banner is provided here. 

Thank you to Hoff Communications for donating the services ...

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From the President
Posted on: May 21, 2021

May 21, 2021: Letter from Council President Benjamin Hover

National Police Appreciation

Dear Lansdowne Neighbors,

Welcome to Summer! The beautiful sunshine and the many beautiful flowers help to remind us about the joy of our neighborhoods in Lansdowne.

First of all, I want to thank all of the voters who came out on Primary day to make your vo...

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From the President
Posted on: May 12, 2021

May is Asian American and Native Hawaiian Pacific Islander Heritage Month

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May is designated and recognized as Asian American and Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander Heritage Month by our Federal Government through bipartisan legislation in the 1970's and Presidential Proclamation in 1992 by George Bush. Asian American and Native ...

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Posted on: April 22, 2021

April 22, 2021: Letter From Council President, Benjamin Hover

Dear Neighbors in Lansdowne,

 

First of all, I want to comment on the beautiful spring in Lansdowne at this time of year with the flowers blooming and to thank all of our neighbors as they work to build their gardens and provide habitats f...

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From the President
Posted on: April 12, 2021

Thank you for helping with the Lansdowne Parks cleanup event!

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Lansdowne Borough Council and Mayor Campuzano would like to thank the dedicated community members and the Darby Creek Valley Association for hosting another great cleanup in Lansdowne's Hoffman Park, Marlyn Park, and Pennock Woods. The cleanups h...
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From the President
Posted on: April 8, 2021

Lansdowne Borough Resolution Recognizes Cambodian Heritage Week

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Lansdowne Borough recognizes the contributions of Cambodian Americans to the culture of Lansdowne and during the week of April 12 - April 16, Lansdowne Borough celebrates Cambodian Heritage Week by remembering and honoring the victims of the genocide in C...

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Posted on: April 1, 2021

Borough Council Fair Housing Resolution

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April is Fair Housing Month

April 11, 2021 marks the 53rd Anniversary of Title VIII of the Civil Rights act of 1968, known as the Civil Rights Fair Housing Act. This Act provides equal housing opportunity for all Americans regardless of race, color, religi...

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Posted on: March 19, 2021

COVID Vaccinations for Lansdowne Residents Age 65 and Older

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A special vaccine clinic is being offered by Delaware County health officials for Lansdowne residents age 65 and older. Let us know if you would like to be on the list for a vaccine.

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Posted on: March 19, 2021

March 19, 2021: Letter from Council President, Benjamin Hover

Dear Neighbors in Lansdowne,

 

This spring, as the beautiful song birds return and the flowers bloom, Lansdowne Borough Council is proud that the Lansdowne Renaissance continues with investment in our infrastructure and businesses opening in our do...

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From the President
Posted on: March 8, 2021

Paint Lansdowne Pink

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Lansdowne Borough is celebrating Arbor Day 2021 with a special "Paint Lansdowne Pink" event! Become a member of the Arbor Day Foundation and you will be given the opportunity to choose 10 native redbud trees to donate to the EAC, Parks ...

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From the President
Posted on: February 19, 2021

February 19, 2021 Letter from Council President Benjamin Hover

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Dear Friends and Neighbors,

 

Although the cold, snow, and ice have made walking and driving around Lansdowne difficult, Lansdowne Borough Council and Mayor Campuzano want to thank our residents for being good neighbors and supporting each other by...

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From the President
Posted on: February 17, 2021

The Lansdowne Borough Council welcomes Nhaomi Lartey, Junior Council Person!

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Nhaomi Lartey, 16, joined the Lansdowne Borough Council as a Junior Council Person in January of this year. Nhaomi was selected from a list of applicants through the PA State Association of Boroughs (PSAB) Junior Council Person Program. Since 2000, PSAB h...

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From the President
Posted on: January 24, 2021

Statement Regarding Shooting in the Borough January 23, 2021

To the Residents of Lansdowne,

Lansdowne Borough Council and Mayor Campuzano express our concern and frustration with the shooting that occurred in Lansdowne on Saturday, January 23. Despite all of the best precautions and efforts at prevention from the ha...

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From the President
Posted on: January 18, 2021

January 17, 2021, Letter from Council President Hover

Dear friends and neighbors, 

As we begin 2021, Lansdowne Borough Council and Mayor Campuzano are excited about the renaissance occurring in the Lansdowne Community. With the commencement of several building projects, housing development within the...

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From the President
Posted on: January 7, 2021

Statement Regarding Events of January 6, 2021, in Washington D.C.

On January 6, 2021, our elected Representatives met in Washington D.C. to certify the electoral votes of the 2020 election. In past elections, the process has been a ceremonial procedure affirming the electoral votes of each state after being certified by...

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Posted on: December 16, 2020

December Letter From Council President Benjamin Hover

Dear Friends and Neighbors,

 

As we wrap up the year 2020, we can all agree that this year has affected our community both here in Lansdowne and the whole United States in significant ways. Although there are not enough words to express the concern...

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From the President
Posted on: November 17, 2020

November 17 Letter from Council President Benjamin Hover

Dear Neighbors, 

The Holiday Season has arrived and Lansdowne Borough Council wishes everyone in the Borough a safe and healthy Holiday Season. Although we are forced to celebrate differently this year, we want to be sure to slow and stop the spre...

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From the President
Posted on: October 13, 2020

October 12 Letter From President Benjamin Hover

Dear Neighbors,

Autumn promises to be a busy time for Lansdowne Borough Council. We will be working on the budget for next year and plan to retain the excellent services in Lansdowne in our Sanitation department and Police Department and continue with inve...

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From the President
Posted on: October 26, 2020

Hoffman Park Cleanup - Thank You!

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On behalf of Lansdowne Borough Council, Council President Hover and Mayor Campuzano, we would like to thank all of the volunteers in Lansdowne from the Parks and Recreation Board, Lansdowne Boys and Girls Club, Gladstone Civic Association,  Lansd...

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From the President
Posted on: September 16, 2020

September, 2020, Letter from Council President Benjamin Hover

Dear Lansdowne Neighbors, 

Welcome to fall, I hope you had a great end of the Summer and are well. As we end the summer and move into the budgeting season for the Borough, I want to invite everyone to participate in Council meetings and Committee ...

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From the President
Posted on: August 18, 2020

August 16 Letter From President Benjamin Hover

Dear Lansdowne Neighbors, 

As we end the summer and head into the fall, I want to extend my gratitude to live with you in a community of friends where neighbors take care of neighbors. The last few months have been challenging for us as a communit...

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From the President
Posted on: August 7, 2020

Lansdowne Borough Mourns the Loss of Nicholas Micozzie

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Lansdowne Borough passed a resolution on August 6, 2020, honoring the life and service of State Representative Nicholas Micozzie. 

Nicholas Micozzie served in the Pennsylvania House of Representatives for the 163rd District, which included the Bor...

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Posted on: June 13, 2020

Joint Statement on Racism and Racial Injustice

On June 11th officials from Lansdowne Borough, Yeadon Borough, and the William Penn School District gathered to announce our unified commitment to denounce the systemic racism that afflicts our communities.

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Posted on: June 5, 2020

Council Statement on Recent Protests

On June 5th, Lansdowne Borough Council and Mayor Campuzano released a unanimous statement denouncing the death of George Floyd and our commitment to ensuring the rights of all residents in Lansdowne.

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Posted on: June 16, 2020

June 16, 2020 Letter from Benjamin Hover

Dear Neighbors,

Quarantine News

Welcome to summer! This past spring in Lansdowne has been challenging for our community's residents and businesses with the numerous closures and changes required by quarantine procedures caused by the pandemic. As w...

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From the President
Posted on: August 17, 2020

Application For a Grant to Remediate Blight in the Borough of Lansdowne

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On July 15th Lansdowne Borough requested a Blight Remediation program grant of $300,000 from the Commonwealth Financing Authority to be used for Remediation of Blight in the Borough from the PA Department of Community and Economic Development.

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From the President
Posted on: April 15, 2020

April 15 Letter from Council President Hover

Dear Neighbors,To begin, I would like to express my gratitude on behalf of Borough Council to the many individuals in the Lansdowne Police Department, Lansdowne Fire Company and EMS Squad, our Sanitation and Highway Crews, the Librarian, and our Office St...

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Posted on: June 11, 2021

Lansdowne eRecycling and Shredding Event - JUNE 19

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June 19, 2021 Lansdowne Borough 23 East Baltimore Ave. Highland Ave Parking Lot 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Please pre-register on the Eventbrite link: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/electronics-recycling-day-anything-with-a-plug-tickets-153999991119

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Posted on: June 7, 2021

Lansdowne Borough Celebrates Pride Month with Flag Raising on June 5, 2021

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On Saturday, June 5, 2021, special guests U. S. Representative Mary Gay Scanlon, LGBTQIA+ advocate and State Representative Malcolm Kenyatta from the 181st State District joined members of the Lansdowne community, Council President Benjamin Hover, and Jun...

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Posted on: June 7, 2021

Reservoir Park Opening Ceremony: June 5, 2021

Thank you to everyone who joined us a day of celebration as we reopened Reservoir Park to the community. The revitalization of this area in town is the result of the work of many people in Lansdowne Borough.

The completion of this park revitalization proje...

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Posted on: June 1, 2021

Memorial Day Remembrance Ceremonies

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Wreaths were placed at the Veterans Memorial, Penn Wood High School track, and the Great War Memorial in Lansdowne. See the pictures below and view video of the event HERE.

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Posted on: May 21, 2021

May 21, 2021: Letter from Council President Benjamin Hover

National Police Appreciation

Dear Lansdowne Neighbors,

Welcome to Summer! The beautiful sunshine and the many beautiful flowers help to remind us about the joy of our neighborhoods in Lansdowne.

First of all, I want to thank all of the voters who came out on Primary day to make your vo...

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Posted on: May 20, 2021

May 20, 2021 - Letter from Mayor Tony

Dear Neighbors,

On May 15th we held our annual Town Wide Yard sale.  We had over 50 houses take part. The weather was beautiful.  I want to thank all the residents who signed up to hold a sale. I hope everyone did well and got rid of some...

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Posted on: May 20, 2021

Sponsor a "Hometown Hero" Banner

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The Lansdowne American Legion Post 65 is asking local businesses and individuals to sponsor a World War I Veteran Recognition Banner.

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Posted on: February 9, 2021

Participate in the Eastern Delco Bicycle Survey!

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Lansdowne Borough was awarded technical assistance from the Delaware Valley Regional Planning Commission’s (“DVRPC”) Safe Routes to Transit Program. The program is a competitive technical assistance program periodically offer...

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Posted on: May 12, 2021

May is Asian American and Native Hawaiian Pacific Islander Heritage Month

Asian American Month

May is designated and recognized as Asian American and Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander Heritage Month by our Federal Government through bipartisan legislation in the 1970's and Presidential Proclamation in 1992 by George Bush. Asian American an...

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Posted on: May 1, 2021

Lansdowne Borough Celebrates Arbor Day!

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April 30, 2021

Lansdowne Borough "Painted Lansdowne Pink" this Arbor Day by planting native redbud trees throughout the borough. 

Lansdowne Borough celebrated Arbor Day with students from Lansdowne Friends School joining with Mary Lou Jen...

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Posted on: April 22, 2021

April 22, 2021: Letter From Council President, Benjamin Hover

Dear Neighbors in Lansdowne,

 

First of all, I want to comment on the beautiful spring in Lansdowne at this time of year with the flowers blooming and to thank all of our neighbors as they work to build their gardens and provide habitats f...

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Posted on: April 16, 2021

April 16, 2021: Gateway Slope Groundbreaking

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Mayor Tony Campuzano and Lansdowne Borough Council President Benjamin Hover and Vice President Magda Byrne celebrate the groundbreaking of the Gateway Slope project into Lansdowne. Also, joining Council and the Mayor are Craig Totaro, the Borough Manager,...
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Posted on: April 16, 2021

PUBLIC NOTICE OF EXAMINATION FOR POLICE OFFICER IN THE BOROUGH OF LANSDOWNE POLICE DEPARTMENT

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PUBLIC NOTICE OF EXAMINATION FOR

POLICE OFFICER

IN THE BOROUGH OF LANSDOWNE POLICE DEPARTMENT

Notice is hereby given that the Civil Service Commission of the Borough of Lansdowne will hold a written examination at the Twentieth Century Club, 84 S. Lansdowne ...

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Posted on: April 14, 2021

April 14, 2021: Letter from Mayor Campuzano

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Dear Lansdowne Residents,

I hope this finds all of our residents and their families well as we enjoy spring weather here in Lansdowne.  As we still are dealing with the pandemic, I urge everyone who can to get vaccinated.  As you can tell...

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Posted on: April 8, 2021

Lansdowne Borough Resolution Recognizes Cambodian Heritage Week

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Lansdowne Borough recognizes the contributions of Cambodian Americans to the culture of Lansdowne and during the week of April 12 - April 16, Lansdowne Borough celebrates Cambodian Heritage Week by remembering and honoring the victims of the genocide in C...

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Posted on: April 1, 2021

Borough Council Fair Housing Resolution

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April is Fair Housing Month

April 11, 2021 marks the 53rd Anniversary of Title VIII of the Civil Rights act of 1968, known as the Civil Rights Fair Housing Act. This Act provides equal housing opportunity for all Americans regardless of race, color, religi...

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Read the Resolution... Home
Posted on: March 26, 2021

Delaware County Announces Emergency Rental Assistance Program

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Delaware County officially launched the Delaware County Emergency Rental Assistance (DELCO ERA) Grant Program on March 26. The program assists renters who have suffered disruption and loss of income due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Posted on: March 23, 2021

Town Wide Yard Sale May 15

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Lansdowne’s Annual Town Wide Yard Sale is Saturday May 15th. Rain date Sunday May 16th. Register to participate by filling out the webform with your address and you will be included on the Town-Wide Yard Sale Map. Registration closes May 9.

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Posted on: March 19, 2021

COVID Vaccinations for Lansdowne Residents Age 65 and Older

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A special vaccine clinic is being offered by Delaware County health officials for Lansdowne residents age 65 and older. Let us know if you would like to be on the list for a vaccine.

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Posted on: March 19, 2021

March 19, 2021: Letter from Council President, Benjamin Hover

Dear Neighbors in Lansdowne,

 

This spring, as the beautiful song birds return and the flowers bloom, Lansdowne Borough Council is proud that the Lansdowne Renaissance continues with investment in our infrastructure and businesses opening in our do...

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Posted on: March 17, 2021

March 2021: Resolution Recognizing Women's History Month

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The Borough Council of Lansdowne and Mayor Tony Campuzano honor the contributions that women have made throughout history and commit to support efforts to improve opportunities for girls and women.  The Borough Council and the Mayor encourage res...

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Posted on: March 17, 2021

March, 2021: Resolution Recognizing the Contributions of Irish-Americans

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Lansdowne Borough wishes residents of Irish descent a happy Irish American Heritage Month (March, 2021). View the Lansdowne Borough Council Resolution recognizing the valuable contribution to our Nation, State and Lansdowne Community of all Irish-American...

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Posted on: March 16, 2021

PA Update: Effective April 4, More Options for Restaurants and Other Businesses

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As COVID-19 cases have declined and vaccination rates are climbing, Governor Tom Wolf today announced the lifting of some targeted restrictions on restaurants and other businesses, as well as increased gathering limits.

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Posted on: March 8, 2021

Paint Lansdowne Pink

Paint Lansdowne Pink

Lansdowne Borough is celebrating Arbor Day 2021 with a special "Paint Lansdowne Pink" event! Become a member of the Arbor Day Foundation and you will be given the opportunity to choose 10 native redbud trees to donate to the EAC, Parks ...

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Posted on: March 5, 2021

Statement Regarding Borough Sewer Bill Overcharge

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March 5, 2021 - The Borough recently discovered that Borough tax bills for 2021 contained an overcharge for sewer fees that resulted from a calculation error.

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Posted on: February 25, 2021

Recycling Notice from J. P. Mascaro

Lansdowne Borough Trash and Recycling alert

Please keep recycling clean! J. P. Mascaro, Lansdowne's recycling contractor, has seen an increase in contaminated recycling at its single stream recycling plant. 

The contamination rate at the J. P. Mascaro Total Recycle single stream re...

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Posted on: February 22, 2021

February 22, 2021, Letter from Mayor Tony

Dear Lansdowne Residents and Friends,

I hope this finds everyone well and safe.  As we still are dealing with this challenging issue of the pandemic I do see a light at the end of the tunnel.  I urge everyone to get vaccinated and continu...

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Posted on: February 19, 2021

Lansdowne Borough Receives SOLSMART Award!

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Lansdowne Borough was awarded a SolSmart Bronze designation  for taking bold steps to make it easier, faster and more affordable to go solar. SolSmart designation shows local businesses, solar companies and residents that Lansdowne is a great pla...

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Posted on: February 19, 2021

February 19, 2021 Letter from Council President Benjamin Hover

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Dear Friends and Neighbors,

 

Although the cold, snow, and ice have made walking and driving around Lansdowne difficult, Lansdowne Borough Council and Mayor Campuzano want to thank our residents for being good neighbors and supporting each other by...

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Posted on: February 19, 2021

Lansdowne Borough's New Police Chief

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Lansdowne Borough Council and Mayor Campuzano are pleased to report that after a thorough Police Chief Search that Lansdowne Borough Council offered the position to our current Interim Police Chief Kenneth Rutherford. Read about Chief Rutherford Here.

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Posted on: February 19, 2021

Delaware County Lead Remediation and Home Improvement Resources

Delaware County Lead Remediation and Home Improvement Resources from the Office of Housing and Community Development

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Posted on: February 18, 2021

Shredding and Safety Event

Upper Darby Shredding Event

Join us for a shredding event. We are teaming up for residents of both of our legislative districts to provide an opportunity to safely discard sensitive documents. Please register in advance and abide by the rules of the shredding company, as space is li...

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Posted on: February 17, 2021

The Lansdowne Borough Council welcomes Nhaomi Lartey, Junior Council Person!

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Nhaomi Lartey, 16, joined the Lansdowne Borough Council as a Junior Council Person in January of this year. Nhaomi was selected from a list of applicants through the PA State Association of Boroughs (PSAB) Junior Council Person Program. Since 2000, PSAB h...

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Posted on: February 10, 2021

Delaware County COVID-19 Vaccine Site Clarification

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Delaware County Government is one of several vaccine providers in the County.

The County encourages those in Phase 1A to look to other vaccine providers in addition to the County. The County is just one of several providers being sent vaccine supply from t...

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Posted on: February 5, 2021

COVID Vaccine Information

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Delaware County Government is one of several vaccine providers in the County. The County is working with all COVID-19 vaccine partners including hospitals, care homes, pharmacies, and eventually doctors’ offices and urgent cares, to get the vacc...

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Posted on: January 18, 2021

January 17, 2021, Letter from Mayor Anthony Campuzano

I’m not sure about you but I’m sure glad to be done with 2020.  It was a very challenging and scary year for all of us for a number of reasons.  Hopefully with new leadership in Washington we can begin to heal and com...

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Posted on: January 18, 2021

January 17, 2021, Letter from Council President Hover

Dear friends and neighbors, 

As we begin 2021, Lansdowne Borough Council and Mayor Campuzano are excited about the renaissance occurring in the Lansdowne Community. With the commencement of several building projects, housing development within the...

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Posted on: January 14, 2021

Lansdowne Borough Infrastructure Improvements: Sewer Enhancements

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Lansdowne Borough is committed to maintaining the high integrity of infrastructure for all of its residents. Through an inspection process, it has been determined that the sanitary sewer in several areas of the Borough are failing and need to be replaced....

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Posted on: January 9, 2021

PA Department of Health Releases COVID Vaccination Schedule

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The PA Department of Health has issued a comprehensive COVID Vaccination Plan. The COVID-19 vaccine will be distributed to Pennsylvanians in a phased approach. View the plan on the PA Department of Health website HERE

The commonwealth’s COVID-19...

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Posted on: January 7, 2021

Statement Regarding Events of January 6, 2021, in Washington D.C.

On January 6, 2021, our elected Representatives met in Washington D.C. to certify the electoral votes of the 2020 election. In past elections, the process has been a ceremonial procedure affirming the electoral votes of each state after being certified by...

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Posted on: December 16, 2020

December Letter From Council President Benjamin Hover

Dear Friends and Neighbors,

 

As we wrap up the year 2020, we can all agree that this year has affected our community both here in Lansdowne and the whole United States in significant ways. Although there are not enough words to express the concern...

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Posted on: December 11, 2020

Gov. Wolf, Sec. of Health Announce New Protective Mitigation Efforts to Put Pennsylvania on Pause th

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Gov. Wolf, Sec. of Health Announce New Protective Mitigation Efforts to Put Pennsylvania on Pause through Early January (December 10, 2020)

Read the Full Statement Here

As COVID-19 cases continue to rise, Governor Tom Wolf and Secretary of Health Dr. Rachel...

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Posted on: December 10, 2020

Pop Up Food Distribution at Lansdowne and Ridley YMCAs

YMCA Free Food distribution Dec 10 and 15

The Community YMCA of Eastern Delaware County is excited to announce two major FREE FOOD POP-UP events in collaboration with Blessings of Hope.

Thursday, December 10, 2020

Lansdowne YMCA

1:00 to 5:30 PM (or when boxes run out)

Tuesday, December 15th, 2020

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Posted on: November 23, 2020

As COVID-19 Cases Reach Critical Levels, Wolf Admin Announces New Mitigation Efforts

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As COVID-19 Cases Reach Critical Levels, Wolf Admin Announces New Mitigation Efforts. In the past week, the number of COVID-19-attributable deaths has quadrupled, and the average daily case count is seven times higher than it was two months ago.

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Posted on: November 17, 2020

November 17 Letter from Council President Benjamin Hover

Dear Neighbors, 

The Holiday Season has arrived and Lansdowne Borough Council wishes everyone in the Borough a safe and healthy Holiday Season. Although we are forced to celebrate differently this year, we want to be sure to slow and stop the spre...

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Posted on: November 19, 2020

From Mayor Tony: November 2020

As the year 2020 comes to an end, I'm sure you would agree with me that we all can't wait for 2021. It has been a very challenging year for everyone for various reasons. I'm sure that in 2021 there will still be challenges but I feel that it will be a bet...

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Posted on: October 1, 2020

West Stewart Ave - New Traffic Pattern

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Thursday October 1, 2020 

Attention Drivers,

The Lansdowne Police Department would like to inform drivers that a new traffic pattern has been implemented effective October 1, 2020. W. Stewart Avenue, between N. Lansdowne Avenue and Owen Avenue, wil...

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Posted on: August 7, 2020

Lansdowne Borough Mourns the Loss of Nicholas Micozzie

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Lansdowne Borough passed a resolution on August 6, 2020, honoring the life and service of State Representative Nicholas Micozzie. 

Nicholas Micozzie served in the Pennsylvania House of Representatives for the 163rd District, which included the Bor...

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Posted on: August 18, 2020

August 16 Letter From President Benjamin Hover

Dear Lansdowne Neighbors, 

As we end the summer and head into the fall, I want to extend my gratitude to live with you in a community of friends where neighbors take care of neighbors. The last few months have been challenging for us as a communit...

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Posted on: August 17, 2020

Application For a Grant to Remediate Blight in the Borough of Lansdowne

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On July 15th Lansdowne Borough requested a Blight Remediation program grant of $300,000 from the Commonwealth Financing Authority to be used for Remediation of Blight in the Borough from the PA Department of Community and Economic Development.

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Posted on: May 6, 2020

Delaware County Lead Hazard Reduction Program

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The Lead Hazard Reduction Program (LHRP) helps qualified homeowners, landlords, and renters improve the safety of their properties and homes by testing for and remediating lead paint. This Program is available to any person meeting the qualificat...

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Posted on: April 23, 2021

Lansdowne Arts Board Member Erica Harney's "Houses of Lansdowne" Series of Paintings

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Erica Harney speaks about her inspiration for painting the "Houses of Lansdowne" series:

"I have always enjoyed going for long walks through my neighborhood- no matter where I’ve lived- and my current neighborhood of Lansdowne, PA ...

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Posted on: June 1, 2021

Memorial Day Remembrance Ceremonies

Wreaths were placed at the Veterans Memorial, Penn Wood High School track, and the Great War Memorial in Lansdowne. See the pictures below and view video of the event HERE.

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Posted on: May 20, 2021

May 20, 2021 - Letter from Mayor Tony

Dear Neighbors,

On May 15th we held our annual Town Wide Yard sale.  We had over 50 houses take part. The weather was beautiful.  I want to thank all the residents who signed up to hold a sale. I hope everyone did well and got rid of some...

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Posted on: April 14, 2021

April 14, 2021: Letter from Mayor Campuzano

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Dear Lansdowne Residents,

I hope this finds all of our residents and their families well as we enjoy spring weather here in Lansdowne.  As we still are dealing with the pandemic, I urge everyone who can to get vaccinated.  As you can tell...

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Mayor's Corner
Posted on: March 23, 2021

Town Wide Yard Sale May 15

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Lansdowne’s Annual Town Wide Yard Sale is Saturday May 15th. Rain date Sunday May 16th. Register to participate by filling out the webform with your address and you will be included on the Town-Wide Yard Sale Map. Registration closes May 9.

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Posted on: February 22, 2021

February 22, 2021, Letter from Mayor Tony

Dear Lansdowne Residents and Friends,

I hope this finds everyone well and safe.  As we still are dealing with this challenging issue of the pandemic I do see a light at the end of the tunnel.  I urge everyone to get vaccinated and continu...

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Posted on: January 25, 2021

Mayor Campuzano Presents the Helms Award to Jim Klingler

2020 Helms Award Winner Jim Klingler

Recently Mayor Campuzano presented the Borough's highest award “The Helms Award” to Jim Klingler, a long time Lansdowne resident.  The Borough of Lansdowne has benefited immensely from Jim's involvement in bo...

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Posted on: January 18, 2021

January 17, 2021, Letter from Mayor Anthony Campuzano

I’m not sure about you but I’m sure glad to be done with 2020.  It was a very challenging and scary year for all of us for a number of reasons.  Hopefully with new leadership in Washington we can begin to heal and come together to solve ...

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Mayor's Corner
Posted on: November 9, 2020

A Veterans Day Message from the Mayor

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As we celebrate Veterans Day, as your Mayor, I want to thank all veterans for their service and sacrifices that they have made for our country.  You are the reason we have our freedom and all the rights we enjoy in this great country.  T...

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Posted on: May 21, 2021

Borough of Lansdowne Banners

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At the Council meeting on May 19th, Lansdowne Borough Council voted for the purchase of banners for Lansdowne for our entryways and our downtown. A sample of the banner is provided here. 

Thank you to Hoff Communications for donating the services ...

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Posted on: May 20, 2021

May 20, 2021 - Letter from Mayor Tony

Dear Neighbors,

On May 15th we held our annual Town Wide Yard sale.  We had over 50 houses take part. The weather was beautiful.  I want to thank all the residents who signed up to hold a sale. I hope everyone did well and got rid of some...

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Posted on: May 18, 2021

Clean Energy Initiative for Lansdowne Borough

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The new system can modulate the temperature across all rooms and times of day. This control allows users to optimize the climate both comfort and energy efficiency. The primary upgrade to the system is a controller, effectively the brain of the system. Th...

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Posted on: April 22, 2021

April 22, 2021: Letter From Council President, Benjamin Hover

Dear Neighbors in Lansdowne,

 

First of all, I want to comment on the beautiful spring in Lansdowne at this time of year with the flowers blooming and to thank all of our neighbors as they work to build their gardens and provide habitats f...

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Posted on: April 23, 2021

Lansdowne Avenue Crosswalk Work Begins

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April 19, 2021: Miller Bros. contractors have started work at the Lansdowne Avenue Crossing project! In June of 2018 Lansdowne Borough was awarded $87,624 through a competitive grant application to the 2018 Community Development Block Grant funding cycle....

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Posted on: April 22, 2021

Spotlight on Invasives: Japanese Knotweed

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Spotlight on Invasives: Japanese Knotweed

 

It’s time to be on the lookout for newly emerging Japanese Knotweed, especially along streambanks and waterways!

 

This invasive perennial, classified as a noxious weed in Pennsylvania, usually sen...
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Posted on: April 22, 2021

Using iNaturalist on Your Next Visit to a Park

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Consider using iNaturalist during your next park outing to document interesting, beautiful, native, or invasive plants!

 

In fact, noting the location of invasive plants helps our Parks & Recreation department to tackle the removal of these pro...
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Posted on: April 19, 2021

Electronics and Clothing Recycling in Lansdowne

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Lansdowne now has a contract with Retrievr to recycle electronic and clothing waste. I am quoting from their website - retrievr.com - regarding this service. As you know, we must pay to have our waste trucked to landfills and incinerators. This program wa...

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Posted on: April 16, 2021

April 16, 2021: Gateway Slope Groundbreaking

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Mayor Tony Campuzano and Lansdowne Borough Council President Benjamin Hover and Vice President Magda Byrne celebrate the groundbreaking of the Gateway Slope project into Lansdowne. Also, joining Council and the Mayor are Craig Totaro, the Borough Manager,...
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Posted on: April 14, 2021

April 14, 2021: Letter from Mayor Campuzano

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Dear Lansdowne Residents,

I hope this finds all of our residents and their families well as we enjoy spring weather here in Lansdowne.  As we still are dealing with the pandemic, I urge everyone who can to get vaccinated.  As you can tell...

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Posted on: April 12, 2021

Thank you for helping with the Lansdowne Parks cleanup event!

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Lansdowne Borough Council and Mayor Campuzano would like to thank the dedicated community members and the Darby Creek Valley Association for hosting another great cleanup in Lansdowne's Hoffman Park, Marlyn Park, and Pennock Woods. The cleanups help beaut...
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Posted on: April 8, 2021

Lansdowne Borough Resolution Recognizes Cambodian Heritage Week

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Lansdowne Borough recognizes the contributions of Cambodian Americans to the culture of Lansdowne and during the week of April 12 - April 16, Lansdowne Borough celebrates Cambodian Heritage Week by remembering and honoring the victims of the genocide in C...

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Posted on: March 23, 2021

Town Wide Yard Sale May 15

Lansdowne Yard Sale

Lansdowne’s Annual Town Wide Yard Sale is Saturday May 15th. Rain date Sunday May 16th. Register to participate by filling out the webform with your address and you will be included on the Town-Wide Yard Sale Map. Registration closes May 9.

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Posted on: March 19, 2021

March 19, 2021: Letter from Council President, Benjamin Hover

Dear Neighbors in Lansdowne,

 

This spring, as the beautiful song birds return and the flowers bloom, Lansdowne Borough Council is proud that the Lansdowne Renaissance continues with investment in our infrastructure and businesses opening in our do...

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Posted on: March 17, 2021

March 2021: Resolution Recognizing Women's History Month

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The Borough Council of Lansdowne and Mayor Tony Campuzano honor the contributions that women have made throughout history and commit to support efforts to improve opportunities for girls and women.  The Borough Council and the Mayor encourage res...

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Posted on: March 17, 2021

March, 2021: Resolution Recognizing the Contributions of Irish-Americans

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Lansdowne Borough wishes residents of Irish descent a happy Irish American Heritage Month (March, 2021). View the Lansdowne Borough Council Resolution recognizing the valuable contribution to our Nation, State and Lansdowne Community of all Irish-American...

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Posted on: February 22, 2021

February 22, 2021, Letter from Mayor Tony

Dear Lansdowne Residents and Friends,

I hope this finds everyone well and safe.  As we still are dealing with this challenging issue of the pandemic I do see a light at the end of the tunnel.  I urge everyone to get vaccinated and continu...

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Posted on: February 19, 2021

Lansdowne Borough Receives SOLSMART Award!

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Lansdowne Borough was awarded a SolSmart Bronze designation  for taking bold steps to make it easier, faster and more affordable to go solar. SolSmart designation shows local businesses, solar companies and residents that Lansdowne is a great pla...

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Posted on: February 19, 2021

February 19, 2021 Letter from Council President Benjamin Hover

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Dear Friends and Neighbors,

 

Although the cold, snow, and ice have made walking and driving around Lansdowne difficult, Lansdowne Borough Council and Mayor Campuzano want to thank our residents for being good neighbors and supporting each other by...

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Posted on: February 19, 2021

Lansdowne Borough's New Police Chief

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Lansdowne Borough Council and Mayor Campuzano are pleased to report that after a thorough Police Chief Search that Lansdowne Borough Council offered the position to our current Interim Police Chief Kenneth Rutherford. Read about Chief Rutherford Here.

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Posted on: February 19, 2021

Delaware County Lead Remediation and Home Improvement Resources

Delaware County Lead Remediation and Home Improvement Resources from the Office of Housing and Community Development

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Posted on: February 17, 2021

The Lansdowne Borough Council welcomes Nhaomi Lartey, Junior Council Person!

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Nhaomi Lartey, 16, joined the Lansdowne Borough Council as a Junior Council Person in January of this year. Nhaomi was selected from a list of applicants through the PA State Association of Boroughs (PSAB) Junior Council Person Program. Since 2000, PSAB h...

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Posted on: February 10, 2021

Is Zero Waste an Option for Lansdowne? Part II

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Part II is an attempt to better understand how Lansdowne is currently  handling our waste management. All of our mixed recycling goes to J.P. Mascaro, a  recycling company in Berks County; each recycling day at least one diesel powered &...

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Posted on: January 18, 2021

January 17, 2021, Letter from Mayor Anthony Campuzano

I’m not sure about you but I’m sure glad to be done with 2020.  It was a very challenging and scary year for all of us for a number of reasons.  Hopefully with new leadership in Washington we can begin to heal and come together to solve ...

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Posted on: January 18, 2021

January 17, 2021, Letter from Council President Hover

Dear friends and neighbors, 

As we begin 2021, Lansdowne Borough Council and Mayor Campuzano are excited about the renaissance occurring in the Lansdowne Community. With the commencement of several building projects, housing development within the...

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Posted on: January 18, 2021

Is Zero Waste an Option for Lansdowne?

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As you know, Lansdowne is aiming to reduce its carbon footprint dramatically over the next decades. Waste management needs to be part of that clean energy transition plan. We in the EAC are looking for answers regarding our recycling program-how much of w...

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Posted on: January 14, 2021

Lansdowne Borough Infrastructure Improvements

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Lansdowne Borough is committed to maintaining the high integrity of infrastructure for all of its residents. Through an inspection process, it has been determined that the sanitary sewer in several areas of the Borough are failing and need to be replaced....

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Posted on: January 12, 2021

Meet Councilwoman Janet English

Delco native and long-time resident, Janet English has served on the Lansdowne council for 11 years. Janet believes in the philosophy, “if you want change, you need to be involved” and she did just that. She saw a need at the Lansdowne Public Library and ...

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Posted on: December 16, 2020

December Letter From Council President Benjamin Hover

Dear Friends and Neighbors,

 

As we wrap up the year 2020, we can all agree that this year has affected our community both here in Lansdowne and the whole United States in significant ways. Although there are not enough words to express the concern...

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Posted on: December 14, 2020

Energy Efficiency Update

For at least the past decade, Lansdowne Borough Council has been planning with energy efficiency in mind. From traffic lights and street lights, to new windows, the Borough has been saving money by investing in energy efficiency. Here are a few details re...

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Posted on: November 17, 2020

November 17 Letter from Council President Benjamin Hover

Dear Neighbors, 

The Holiday Season has arrived and Lansdowne Borough Council wishes everyone in the Borough a safe and healthy Holiday Season. Although we are forced to celebrate differently this year, we want to be sure to slow and stop the spre...

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Posted on: November 17, 2020

Meet Council Vice-President Magdalena Byrne

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Fourteen years ago, New York City native Magdalena Byrne and her husband found themselves moving  to Lansdowne, Pennsylvania when her husband’s employer relocated their offices. “It was really a fluke,” she said. “We knew no one, we had no family...

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Posted on: November 19, 2020

From Mayor Tony: November 2020

As the year 2020 comes to an end, I'm sure you would agree with me that we all can't wait for 2021. It has been a very challenging year for everyone for various reasons. I'm sure that in 2021 there will still be challenges but I feel that it will be a bet...

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Posted on: November 17, 2020

New Worlds to Conquer for Sustainability Activist: First Lansdowne, Now DelCo

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One of Delaware County Council’s first actions after last year’s election was to unanimously establish the Delaware County Sustainability Commission.

 

When it met for the first time last month, the new Commission included Carol Martsolf, ...

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Posted on: November 17, 2020

Meet Interim Police Chief Sergeant Ken Rutherford

Interim Police Chief Ken Rutherford has been a part of the Lansdowne Police Department for 20 years now. While serving in the United States Marine Corps, he always enjoyed helping others which eventually drew him to the police force. After his Marine Corp...

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Posted on: October 21, 2020

Meet Council President Benjamin Hover

Benjamin Hover, Lansdowne’s Council President has been living in the Borough of Lansdowne for almost 20 years. A graduate of Hiram College, the Ohio native and his wife came to the Philadelphia area after she accepted a job in the Swathmore area. Continui...

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Posted on: August 18, 2020

August 16 Letter From President Benjamin Hover

Dear Lansdowne Neighbors, 

As we end the summer and head into the fall, I want to extend my gratitude to live with you in a community of friends where neighbors take care of neighbors. The last few months have been challenging for us as a communit...

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Posted on: June 13, 2020

Joint Statement on Racism and Racial Injustice

On June 11th officials from Lansdowne Borough, Yeadon Borough, and the William Penn School District gathered to announce our unified commitment to denounce the systemic racism that afflicts our communities.

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Posted on: June 5, 2020

Council Statement on Recent Protests

On June 5th, Lansdowne Borough Council and Mayor Campuzano released a unanimous statement denouncing the death of George Floyd and our commitment to ensuring the rights of all residents in Lansdowne.

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Posted on: June 16, 2020

June 16, 2020 Letter from Benjamin Hover

Dear Neighbors,

Quarantine News

Welcome to summer! This past spring in Lansdowne has been challenging for our community's residents and businesses with the numerous closures and changes required by quarantine procedures caused by the pandemic. As we move in...

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Posted on: August 17, 2020

Application For a Grant to Remediate Blight in the Borough of Lansdowne

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On July 15th Lansdowne Borough requested a Blight Remediation program grant of $300,000 from the Commonwealth Financing Authority to be used for Remediation of Blight in the Borough from the PA Department of Community and Economic Development.

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Posted on: April 22, 2021

Spotlight on Invasives: Japanese Knotweed

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Spotlight on Invasives: Japanese Knotweed

 

It’s time to be on the lookout for newly emerging Japanese Knotweed, especially along streambanks and waterways!

 

This invasive perennial, classified as a noxious weed in Pennsylvania, u...
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Posted on: April 22, 2021

Using iNaturalist on Your Next Visit to a Park

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Consider using iNaturalist during your next park outing to document interesting, beautiful, native, or invasive plants!

 

In fact, noting the location of invasive plants helps our Parks & Recreation department to tackle the removal of these pro...
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Posted on: June 15, 2021

Police Blotter 05-31-21 to 06-06-21

06/01/2021 07:35 – THEFT FROM AUTO

CLOVER LANE

Police were dispatched to Clover Lane for a theft from a vehicle. Upon arrival, the victim reported an unknown person entered her vehicle sometime overnight.  The investigation is ongoing. &a...

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Posted on: June 7, 2021

Police Blotter 05-24-21 to 05-30-21

05/24/2021 13:00 – CRIMINAL MISCHIEF TO MOTOR VEHICLE

NORTH MAPLE AVE.              

Police were dispatched for criminal mischief discovered. Upon arrival, the victim reported an unkno...

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Posted on: May 25, 2021

Police Blotter 05-17-21 to 05-23-21

05/17/2021 03:49 – MOTOR VEHICLE THEFT

WEST PLUMSTEAD AVE.              

Police were dispatched to W. Plumstead Ave. in reference to a stolen vehicle discovered. Upon arrival, the vict...

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Posted on: May 18, 2021

Police Blotter 05-10-21 to 05-16-21

05/11/2021 08:36 – CRIMINAL MISCHIEF TO AUTOMOBILE

DEFOREST RD.

Police were dispatched to DeForest Rd. for the report of a hit and run discovered. Upon arrival, the victim reported an unknown person broke the driver side window of his vehicle. &am...

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Posted on: May 12, 2021

Police Blotter 05-03-21 to 05-09-21

05/05/2021 02:30 – THREATS

EAST PLUMSTEAD AVE.

Officers were dispatched to the area of E. Plumstead Ave. for an unknown nature, reported by a third-party who was not on location.  Upon arrival, Officers located a male with a bleeding lace...

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Police Blotter
Posted on: May 6, 2021

Police Blotter 04-26-21 to 05-02-21

04/26/2021 21:26 – MOTOR VEHICLE THEFT

EAST ESSEX AVE.

Police were dispatched for a stolen vehicle.  On arrival, the victim informed police that she left her vehicle running while she ran into her house to drop off a package.  Wh...

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Police Blotter
Posted on: April 27, 2021

Police Blotter 04-19-21 to 04-25-21

04/19/2021 19:39-THEFT            

SAYERS AVE.

The victim contacted the Police regarding a stolen money order.  The victim reported an unknown person stole her money order after it was placed in...

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Police Blotter
Posted on: April 21, 2021

Police Blotter 04-12-21 to 04-18-21

04/18/2021 09:56 - ASSAULT       

EAST PLUMSTEAD AVE.

Police were dispatched to East Plumstead Ave. for a nature unknown call.  Upon arrival, Officers spoke with the victim who reported damage to his property by ...

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Police Blotter
Posted on: April 14, 2021

Police Blotter 04-05-21 to 04-11-21

04/05/2021 15:25 FLIM FLAM

WILLOWBROOK AVE.              

The victim contacted the Lansdowne Police Station to report that he had been the victim of a scam.  The victim was contacted by...

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Police Blotter
Posted on: April 7, 2021

Police Blotter 03-29-21 to 04-04-21

03/29/2021 10:52 – CRIMINAL MISCHIEF

NORTH LANSDOWNE AVE

Police responded to N. Lansdowne Avenue for a report of a suspicious male asking for money.  The victim reported that the male followed her to her place of business and began to yel...

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Police Blotter
Posted on: March 31, 2021

Police Blotter 03-22-21 to 03-28-21

03/23/2021 00:29 – DISORDERLY CONDUCT

WINDERMERE AVE.

Police received a noise complaint on Windermere Ave. Upon arrival, Officer could hear music from outside of the apartment.  Due to numerous noise complaints, the occupant was cited for...

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Posted on: March 24, 2021

Police Blotter 03-15-21 to 03-21-21

03/15/2021 16:44 – DISORDERLY CONDUCT

SOUTH LANSDOWNE AVENUE

Police were called to South Lansdowne Avenue for a disturbance in progress. Upon arrival, Officer located a subject who was reported to be damaging property.  The subject was su...

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Police Blotter
Posted on: March 16, 2021

Police Blotter 03-08-21 to 03-14-21

03/08/2021 14:42 – DUI

EAST PLUMSTEAD AVE.             

Police dispatched to the intersection of E. Plumstead Ave. and Wabash Ave. for a hit and run accident that just occurred. &n...

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Police Blotter
Posted on: March 8, 2021

Police Blotter 03-01-21 to 03-07-21

03/01/2021 16:22 – THEFT

DREXEL AVE.             

Police were dispatched to Drexel Ave. regarding a stolen Catalytic Converter discovered.  Upon arrival, the victim reported a...

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Police Blotter
Posted on: March 1, 2021

Police Blotter 02-22-21 to 02-28-21

02/22/2021 08:58 – DISORDERLY CONDUCT

PENN WOOD HIGH SCHOOL              

Police responded to Penn Wood High School for a report of a student in possession of marijuana. One juvenile m...

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Police Blotter
Posted on: February 22, 2021

Police Blotter 02-15-21 to 02-21-21

02/15/2021 17:10-ASSAULT      

LANSDOWNE AVE. AND UNION AVE.

Lansdowne Police were dispatched to the Sunoco gas station on Baltimore Ave. regarding an incident that occurred on S. Union Ave.  Upon arrival, the victim repo...

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Police Blotter
Posted on: February 17, 2021

Police Blotter 02-08-21 to 02-14-21

02/09/2021 08:26 – TRAFFIC OFFENSES

BALTIMORE & WINDERMERE AVE.

Police were called to a traffic accident at Baltimore Ave. and Windermere Ave.  Upon arrival, the driver presented a fraudulent insurance card.  The driver was l...

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Police Blotter
Posted on: February 9, 2021

Police Blotter 02-01-21 to 02-07-21

02/01/2021 13:46-CRIMINAL MISCHIEF TO AUTO         

MARLYN AVE. 

Police were contacted by the victim to report that her front right car tire was slashed sometime overnight possibly due to a domestic situ...

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Posted on: April 16, 2021

PUBLIC NOTICE OF EXAMINATION FOR POLICE OFFICER IN THE BOROUGH OF LANSDOWNE POLICE DEPARTMENT

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PUBLIC NOTICE OF EXAMINATION FOR

POLICE OFFICER

IN THE BOROUGH OF LANSDOWNE POLICE DEPARTMENT

Notice is hereby given that the Civil Service Commission of the Borough of Lansdowne will hold a written examination at the Twentieth Century Club, 84 S. Lansdowne ...

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Posted on: February 19, 2021

Lansdowne Borough's New Police Chief

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Lansdowne Borough Council and Mayor Campuzano are pleased to report that after a thorough Police Chief Search that Lansdowne Borough Council offered the position to our current Interim Police Chief Kenneth Rutherford. Read about Chief Rutherford Here.

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Police News
Posted on: November 17, 2020

Meet Police Chief Ken Rutherford

Updated 2/19/2021

Congratulations to our new Police Chief Ken Rutherford! Chief Rutherford has been a part of the Lansdowne Police Department for 20 years now. While serving in the United States Marine Corps, he always enjoyed helping others which eventual...

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Police News
Posted on: October 1, 2020

West Stewart Ave - New Traffic Pattern

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Thursday October 1, 2020 

Attention Drivers,

The Lansdowne Police Department would like to inform drivers that a new traffic pattern has been implemented effective October 1, 2020. W. Stewart Avenue, between N. Lansdowne Avenue and Owen Avenue, wil...

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News Flash

Posted on: February 25, 2021

Recycling Notice from J. P. Mascaro

Lansdowne Borough Trash and Recycling alert

Please keep recycling clean! J. P. Mascaro, Lansdowne's recycling contractor, has seen an increase in contaminated recycling at its single stream recycling plant. 

The contamination rate at the J. P. Mascaro Total Recycle single stream recyclable ...

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Additional Info... Public Works

News Flash

Posted on: June 14, 2021

June 14, 2021: Gateway Slope Notes

Gateway Slope Notes #23 - “So Much Clearing and Grubbing!” 

Wow, there is so much happening but you really can’t see it from Baltimore Avenue! So much clearing and grubbing is continuing. Please see attached pictures. With all the clearing happening, it’s ...

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Publications / Plans / Projects
Posted on: June 3, 2021

June 3: Gateway Slope Notes

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The Gateway Slope Project is underway in Lansdowne!   It will create a beautiful and welcoming “Gateway” to our wonderful town.  “Gateway Slope Notes” are notes by Parks and Recreation Board Member...

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Publications / Plans / Projects
Posted on: May 20, 2021

May 20, 2021: Gateway Slope Notes

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The Gateway Slope Project is underway in Lansdowne!   It will create a beautiful and welcoming “Gateway” to our wonderful town.  “Gateway Slope Notes” are notes by Parks and Recreation Board Member...

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Publications / Plans / Projects
Posted on: May 12, 2021

May 12, 2021: Gateway Slope Notes

The Gateway Slope Project is underway in Lansdowne!   It will create a beautiful and welcoming “Gateway” to our wonderful town.  “Gateway Slope Notes” are notes by Parks and Recreation Board Member Carol Martsolf, who is a professional c...

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Publications / Plans / Projects
Posted on: May 5, 2021

May 5, 2021: Gateway Slope Notes

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Gateway Slope Notes #8:  Clearing and Grubbing 

 

Besides setting up erosion control devices, one of the first activities on a construction site is called, “clearing and grubbing.” You can se...

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Publications / Plans / Projects
Posted on: April 28, 2021

April 28, 2021: Gateway Slope Notes

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April 28, 2021: Gateway Slope Notes

The Gateway Slope Project is underway in Lansdowne!   It will create a beautiful and welcoming “Gateway” to our wonderful town.  “Gateway Slope Notes” are notes by Parks and Recreation Board Member Caro...

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Publications / Plans / Projects
Posted on: April 23, 2021

Lansdowne Avenue Crosswalk Work Begins

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April 19, 2021: Miller Bros. contractors have started work at the Lansdowne Avenue Crossing project! In June of 2018 Lansdowne Borough was awarded $87,624 through a competitive grant application to the 2018 Community Development Block Grant funding cycle....

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Additional Info... Publications / Plans / Projects
Posted on: April 16, 2021

April 16, 2021: Gateway Slope Groundbreaking

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Mayor Tony Campuzano and Lansdowne Borough Council President Benjamin Hover and Vice President Magda Byrne celebrate the groundbreaking of the Gateway Slope project into Lansdowne. Also, joining Council and the Mayor are Craig Totaro, the Borough Manager,...
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Additional Info... Publications / Plans / Projects
Posted on: January 14, 2021

Lansdowne Borough Infrastructure Improvements: Sewer Enhancements

Lansdowne Infrastructure Banner

Lansdowne Borough is committed to maintaining the high integrity of infrastructure for all of its residents. Through an inspection process, it has been determined that the sanitary sewer in several areas of the Borough are failing and need to be replaced....

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Sewer Update Map... Publications / Plans / Projects
Posted on: February 9, 2021

Bicycle Facilities

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Lansdowne Borough was awarded technical assistance from the Delaware Valley Regional Planning Commission’s (“DVRPC”) Safe Routes to Transit Program. The program is a competitive technical assistance program periodically offer...

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Additional Info... Publications / Plans / Projects
Posted on: February 9, 2021

Reservoir Park Streambank Restoration Project

Reservoir Park Streambank Restoration Project

In the Fall of 2017 a letter was received from Governor Tom Wolf notifying the Borough that it was awarded $300,000 from the Community Conservation Partnerships Program to restore Reservoir Park. The budget for this project is approximately $400,000. In s...

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Additional Info... Publications / Plans / Projects
Posted on: February 9, 2021

Gateway Slope Project

Gateway Slope

In 2016 and 2017 Lansdowne Borough was awarded two grants to support the development of a pedestrian trail as an extension of the Hoffman Park trail. The new trail extension known as Gateway Slope will connect to the existing trail at the South East corne...

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Additional Info... Publications / Plans / Projects
Posted on: February 9, 2021

Lansdowne Avenue Crosswalk

Lansdowne Avenue Crosswalk

In June of 2018 Lansdowne Borough was awarded $87,624 through a competitive grant application to the 2018 Community Development Block Grant funding cycle. The application was to install a more permanent and planned crosswalk across Lansdowne Avenue to con...

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News Flash

Posted on: May 1, 2021

Lansdowne Borough Celebrates Arbor Day!

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April 30, 2021

Lansdowne Borough "Painted Lansdowne Pink" this Arbor Day by planting native redbud trees throughout the borough. 

Lansdowne Borough celebrated Arbor Day with students from Lansdowne Friends School joining with Mary Lou Jen...

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Shade Tree Commission

News Flash

Posted on: March 17, 2021

May 2021 Primary FAQ's

PA Primary Election Questions

  1. When is the Pennsylvania Primary Election?  Tuesday, May 18, 2021
  2. What is the last day to register?    Monday, May 3, 2021
  3. Will the polling places be the same as in November?  Yes in ...
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