Borough News

Yeadon Student Wins American Legion Oratorical Contest

Lansdowne Post 65 representative Charlene Canning, a junior at Penn Wood High School, won the District 8 American Legion Oratorical Contest for High School students at the West Chester American Legion Post on Saturday, January 13. District 8 includes the counties of Delaware, Chester and Montgomery.

Following her win at this very demanding contest, Charlene advances to the next round on Saturday, January 27, for the Department of Pennsylvania American Legion contest in Spring City at the South Eastern Pennsylvania Veterans Center. Charlene is a very bright young lady and has hopes of becoming an attorney. Charlene lives in Yeadon.

Aqua Pennsylvania to Close Church Lane Weekdays for Water Main Installation

Aqua Pennsylvania is planning to close U.S. 13 (Church Lane) weekdays between Baltimore Avenue and MacDade Boulevard in Yeadon Borough, Delaware County, on Monday, January 22, through mid-May, from 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM for water main installation

During the weekday closure, U.S. 13 (Church Lane) motorists will be detoured over Baltimore Avenue, Lansdowne Avenue/Main Street and MacDade Boulevard.

Motorists are advised to allow extra time when traveling near the work area. The schedule is weather dependent.

For more information please visit the official press release from PennDOT

Yeadon Borough Council Legislative Meeting – Thursday, January 18

Yeadon Borough Council will hold a Legislative Meeting at 7:00 pm on Thursday, January 18 in Borough Council Chambers (3rd Floor). Committee reports will be presented at this meeting.

If any person who wishes to attend the meeting has a disability and/or requires auxiliary aid service or other accommodation to observe or participate in the proceedings please contact the Borough Secretary (610-284-1606) in ADVANCE to discuss how those needs may best be accommodated.

Borough Council Caucus Meeting Cancelled

It has come to our attention that tonight’s Caucus meeting was not properly advertised and will have to be cancelled for the evening.


Yeadon Borough Council will hold a Caucus Workshop at 7:00 pm on Thursday, January 11 in Borough Council Chambers (3rd Floor).

If any person who wishes to attend the meeting has a disability and/or requires auxiliary aid service or other accommodation to observe or participate in the proceedings please contact the Borough Secretary (610-284-1606) in ADVANCE to discuss how those needs may best be accommodated.

Yeadon Borough Council Reorganization Meeting

At the January 2nd special meeting, council chambers was packed with residents to witness the swearing in and reorganization of Yeadon Borough Council. Newly elected Councilors Ronald Francis, Rafi Cave, and incumbent Clara Johnson were sworn in by Mayor Rohan Hepkins. The Honorable Reverend Dr. W. Wilson Goode, former Mayor of Philadelphia, was the special guest of the evening. He administered the oath of office to Dr. Dolores McCabe and newly elected Tax Collector Julian James. Councilwoman LaToya Monroe was voted the new Council President by her colleagues and Ronald Francis was voted Vice President.

Aqua PA Water Main Replacement Project

Scheduled to begin the week of January 2, 2018, Aqua PA. Inc. will replace the existing 4 and 6 inch cast iron and cement mains on the following streets as part of their ongoing infrastructure improvement program.

  • Church Lane from Baily Road to Chester Avenue
  • Redwood and Cedar Avenues from Church Lane to Yeadon Avenue
  • Yeadon Avenue from Redwood Avenue to 628 Yeadon Avenue
  • Darnell Avenue from Church Lane to Bullock Avenue
  • Bullock Avenue from Darnell Avenue to Chester Avenue

Please click here for further information.

Mr. Louis Tucker

Two Centennial Residents Honored

Two Centennial residents were honored at tonight’s legislative meeting. They are Yeadon oldest living residents: Ms. Maple Harley born on 9/13/1916 she is 101 years old and Mr. Louis Tucker who is born on 12/12/1912 he is now 105 years old.

concrete sidewalk

Yeadon Concrete Restoration and Clean Up

PECO contractors will be working throughout the Borough until the end of the year performing concrete restoration and cleaning up the service work at these locations:

900 block on Allen Rd
800 block on Arbor Rd
1000 block on Baird Rd
900 block on Bell Ave
900 block on Bullock Ave
1000 block on Callahan Ave
1000 & 1100 blocks on Duncan Ave
500 & 600 blocks on Fern St
800 & 900 blocks on Rundale Ave
1100 block on Stetser Ave
800, 1000 & 1100 blocks on Yeadon Ave