Category: Community

Board of Trustees of the Yeadon Public Library Seeks Library Director

The Board of Trustees of the Yeadon Public Library seeks a dynamic community minded Library Director for our very active library located in a diverse community in Delaware County, PA.

The Director reports to the Board of Trustees and works effectively with the Borough Manager to oversee the safe and efficient operation of the library facility. The Director maintains relationships and provides necessary reports and information to Delaware County Libraries, and to the Board and staff of Yeadon Public Library.

The Director will possess a Master’s Degree in Library Science from an ALA accredited institution. The Director will have PA State Library Certification or eligibility to acquire same within 6 months, and a minimum of 2 years of supervisory and administrative experience in a public library or commensurate experience read more

Spooktacular Haunted Hall at Borough Hall October 28, 29, 30

at Yeadon Borough Hall
October 28, 29, and 30, 2019
6:00 – 8:00 pm each night

at Yeadon Borough Hall, Second Floor

Tuesday, October 23: Teen Scream
Wednesday, October 24: Family Night (ages 12 and under)
Thursday, October 25: Open to All

*Please bring a nonperishable food and/or canned item.

LOVE is the Answer

Yeadon Police Host National Day of Reconciliation Event

Yeadon Police Chief Anthony Paparo invites residents to take part in the National Day of Reconciliation on Tuesday, September 17, 2019. The event is a day of communication and healing between police and people of color in the United States. Locally, the Yeadon event takes place from 5:00 pm to 10:00 pm at Yeadon Borough Hall and will feature community members watching a healing film (Walking While Black: L.O.V.E. is the Answer) and having healing discussions.

This event is free, and seating is limited. Registration is required.

Be part of the change, be part of a new direction for police and community members to rebuild trust, change hearts, restore faith, and heal one another.

Senior Community Services

Friendship Circle Senior Center Offers Trips, Classes, Programs for Older Residents

Yeadon Borough reminds residents about services offered by Senior Community Services, the largest provider of services to Delaware County’s older residents and their families. SCS is a community-based organization with over 39 years of experience, four national accredited senior centers, and an abundance of programs directly serving the aging population in the service area of Delaware County.

Senior Community Services operates four senior centers in our region. The Friendship Circle Senior Center is most convenient for Yeadon seniors, located in the East Campus of Mercy Fitzgerald Hospital.

Programs include ongoing classes at the Center for Lifelong Learning, assistance on living independently through the Aging at Home program, as well as bus trips and additional resources.

For more information please call 610-237-6222 or visit scsdelco.org.

Center For Resolutions

Volunteers Wanted for Center for Resolutions Youth Aid Panel

Center for Resolutions is a non-profit organization that creates alternative programs for first-time juvenile offenders in order to clear their juvenile records.

Youth Aid Panel – The community can participate in problem solving for youth offenders in their neighborhood.

The Panel – Volunteers are chosen for their interest in helping the youth and usually meet once a month depending on the case load. Panel members will also receive training in the Delaware County juvenile justice system and other various techniques to help the youths.

Visit the Center for Resolutions Volunteer Info Page to learn how you can help.

The Offenders – First-time juvenile offenders will be offered to join the program at the discretion of the juvenile officer or designated police officers. The youth offenders will be seen by the panel after being charged with a first-time summary or misdemeanor offenses.

The Goal – To prevent the youth from becoming a habitual offender, understand the cause of their action and resolution for the victim, and completion of panel-imposed obligations.

Benefits – Offers police departments another alternative when dealing with a first-time offender, save tax payers money, less costly for parents and youths, provides positive change, cases heard at a timely manner, connects youth with the community, fewer repeat offenders, and successful completion of the program allows the youth to avoid a formal juvenile record.

For more information visit https://www.center4resolutions.org