Month: October 2018


125th Anniversary Celebration Saturday, Nov. 3

Join with neighbors in exploring Yeadon’s past, learning more about Yeadon’s present, and thinking about Yeadon’s future at the Quasquicentennial Anniversary Celebration at Yeadon Borough Hall on Saturday, November 3. Presented by Yeadon Borough Council, the Yeadon Borough Recreation Committee, and the Yeadon Borough Historical Commission, the 2:00 to 6:00 pm event will feature exhibits, handouts, presentations, refreshments and more.

William Penn School District

William Penn School District Listening Sessions

The William Penn School District is holding a series of Listening Sessions for residents of all district communities. Officials will be available to listen to concerns and answer questions about anything you want to talk about!

Meetings take place at 7:00 pm at the following locations and dates:

November 5, 2018: Aldan/Aldan Elementary School
December 3, 2018: Darby/Penn Wood Middle School Library
February 4, 2019: East Lansdowne/E. Lansdowne Elementary School
March 4, 2019: Yeadon/Bell Ave. Elementary School
April 1, 2019: Colwyn/Colwyn Borough Hall
May 6, 2019: Lansdowne/Twentieth Century Club

Snacks and refreshments will be provided. Your entire family is welcome!

For questions or more information please contact Pam Bookman at

Listening Sessions

Yeadon Halloween Haunted Hall

at Yeadon Borough Hall
October 23, 24, and 25, 2018
6:00 – 8:00 pm each night

Come out for a night of fun with Dracula, The Wolfman, Jason, Frankenstein and others.

Tuesday, October 23: Teen Scream
Wednesday, October 24: Family Night
Thursday, October 25: Open to All

Bring a canned food donation for the food bank.

Traffic Delays, Limited Parking Near Borough Hall

Due to construction work on the firehouse ramp, there will be limited parking at Borough Hall and excessive traffic in the area of Church Lane and Bailey Road. Motorists are advised to avoid the intersection if possible. This project is expected to be completed around November 8.


Chief Paparo Announces Plans for #MissionLockitUp Decals

Yeadon Police Chief Anthony Paparo has announced on Twitter that the department will soon be offering a reflective, weatherproof decal to place on car windows, front doors, and other locations to help remind residents to always lock their homes and vehicles. #MissionLockitUp is a reminder that the best way to prevent and deter thefts is to secure your property and keep valuables out of sight.

Chief Paparo discussed the program during a recent Fox29 news story. Watch below:

Follow Chief Paparo on Twitter.


Budget Workshops Announced

Yeadon Borough Council will hold a series of meetings to develop the borough’s 2019 budget. All meetings are open to the public and take place at Yeadon Borough Hall on the dates and times below:

Wednesday, September 5 – Budget Workshop: Introduction | 3:00 pm
Wednesday, October 10 – Budget Workshop: Administrative, Legislative, Tax Collection | 6:30 pm
Wednesday, October 17 – Budget Workshop: Public Works, Library | 6:30 pm
Wednesday, October 24 – Budget Workshop: Code Enforcement, Recreation | 3:00 pm
Wednesday, November 7 – Budget Workshop: Police, Emergency Management | 6:30 pm
Wednesday, November 14 – Budget Workshop: Sewer, Trash | 6:30 pm
Wednesday, November 21 – Council Meeting: Adopt Preliminary Budget | 7:00 pm
Wednesday, December 5 – Special Meeting: Preliminary Budget Consideration | 7:00 pm
Thursday, December 20 – Council Legislative Meeting: Adopt Final Budget | 7:00 pm

View all upcoming Borough Council meetings on the Meeting Calendar page.

flu shot free

Delaware County Holds Free Public Flu Shot Clinics

Delaware County Council and the County’s Department of Intercommunity Health want to make it as convenient as possible for people to get vaccinated. The County is offering two free, drive-through flu shot clinics this year. The drive-through makes it more convenient for our older residents, those with disabilities and also parents with small children.

This year’s flu shot clinics will be held from 10:00 to 2:00 pm on:

Friday, October 12: Middletown Fire Station (425 S. New Middletown Road, Media, PA 19063)
Friday, October 19: Tinicum Fire Station (99 Wanamaker Ave., Essington, PA, 19029)

The clinics are for Delaware County residents. Residents must be three years old or older to receive a flu shot. No registration is needed. For more information see the full county press release.