Household Hazardous Waste Collection

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Please mark your calendars for the next household hazardous waste collection date in 2017 sponsored by Delaware County.

The next collection will be on Saturday, May 6 at the Marple Transfer Station, 895 Sussex Blvd, Broomall, 19008, rain or shine from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

These are VERY popular events, so please try to get there early. Electronics and latex paint will not be accepted. Please go to http://www.co.delaware.pa.us/recycle/2017HHWCollectionFlyer.pdf for a complete list of what items will be accepted.

Electronics Recycling

Also, once again this year, Haverford Township will be joining with Marple and Newtown Townships in hosting a free electronics collection recycling event at the Delaware County Community College on Saturday, May 20 (see image below).  This new location should help avoid the traffic problems that we experienced at last year’s event in Broomall.

You must bring your license to prove you are a resident of Haverford Township. This event will provide an opportunity to properly dispose of basically anything, large or small, with a plug.

 

Annual Egg Hunt: Saturday, April 8

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A great Hilltop tradition – join us for an egg hunt, crafts, games, raffles & door prizes, a visit by the fire company engines, and (of course) the Easter Bunny! This event is for Hilltop Civic Association members and their families only – so make sure you are a member of our group! 

Already a member? Click here to RSVP for the Egg Hunt!

Not a member yet? There are a few ways to join and send in your $10 membership fee:

  • our newsletter – arrived in mailboxes in February!
  • our website – you can access the form to mail it in, or do it online with PayPal! Click on About Us above…
  • at the event – we will have a membership table at the event so you can join before you attend.

This event is rain or shine! (If it rains, we will be in the fire hall.)

Please remember that the party begins at 11:30; that is not when the hunt will kick off. Your patience is appreciated.

Want to get more involved? We always need volunteers to help before, during and after the event.

Please contact Tracy Nini at 610-212-5136 (mobile) or crayolaedu@aol.com if you can volunteer or help with a raffle item.

 

Our 2017 Newsletter is Here, And the Membership Drive is Underway!

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The 2017 edition of Hilltop Highlights is out! This weekend, please grab a cup of coffee and read about all the great work the volunteers of your Civic Association do!

side note:if you don’t have it, don’t fret. To keep costs down, we mail it using a bulk permit and that can mean extended delivery timeframes!

Once you read it, join our group! Your $10 goes a long way (read the newsletter) and you’ll get exclusive members-only updates and events – like our Egg Hunt!

 

Click here to read our 2017 newsletter!

2017 Meeting Dates

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Hi everyone:

 

Our 2017 meeting dates are now confirmed – with a change to our usual start time.

 

All meetings will be held at 7:00 p.m. at the Bon Air Fire Company Hall (541 Royal Ave, Havertown – park and enter in the rear of the building.)

January 26
March 23
May 25
September 28
November 16

 

We hope to see you there!

 

 

November 17 Hilltop Meeting to Discuss Changes to Township Line Road

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Big changes are coming to Township Line!

 

We will be using our regular Civic Association meeting time to provide members (please make sure you have paid your $10 dues) with an update and discussion on the plans for traffic calming along Township Line Road.

Join the discussion – 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, November 17. We meet at Bon Air Fire Company (on Royal Ave.) Park and enter at the rear of the building.

A plan to slow traffic and increase safety has recently been proposed by PennDot, and local officials want to gather input from the community before finalizing the plan (deadline for finalization: Nov. 30.) We’ll review it, discuss, and talk about next steps.

TOWN MEETING TO DISCUSS “TRAFFIC CALMING” ALONG DANGEROUS TOWNSHIP LINE ROAD

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HAVERFORD TOWNSHIP AND UPPER DARBY TOWN MEETING TO DISCUSS
“TRAFFIC CALMING” ALONG DANGEROUS TOWNSHIP LINE ROAD

November 3 – 7 p.m.

St. Dot’s School Hall

On November 3, Haverford Township, Upper Darby Township, State Representative Jamie Santora and State Senator Tom McGarrigle will host a Town Meeting to review PennDot’s proposed recommendations for “traffic calming” along Township Line Road between Lansdowne Avenue and State Road.

State Representative Santora initiated a request with PennDot with coordination of Haverford Commissioner Bill Wechsler and Upper Darby Mayor Tom Micozzie after two fatal accidents on Township Line in the month of September.

An initial meeting was held with both Police Departments and officials from both townships on September 15, 2016.

PennDot was asked to develop a plan to increase safety along Township Line Road. A follow-up meeting was held at PennDot’s regional office on October 6, 2016. An initial plan was presented and both townships suggested some changes.

On November 3, there will be a Town Meeting to present the initial plan and hear feedback from the residents that live in the area of Township Line Road.

The meeting will be held at St. Dorothy Parish School Hall at 7:00 p.m.

Please attend if at all possible. Your input is important.

 

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Outdoor Movie Night – August 27

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It is one of our favorite nights of the year and it is almost here! August 27 is your chance to see “Inside Out” in the great outdoors!

Here is what you need to know about the event:

  • The event begins at 7:30 p.m. That’s when you’ll be able to “claim your spot.”
  • We’ll ask for those in chairs to sit towards the back, and reserve the close seats for folks sitting on the ground.
    Hilltop Civic Association will be selling all sorts of treats – candy, popcorn, water, glow necklaces & bracelets – and lots more.
  • The movie will begin at dusk.
  • At the end of the night, Bon Air Fire Company will be there to light up the field and help everyone get safely back to their cars – please make sure to take your trash with you! (We will have trash cans ready!)

Thank you for supporting Hilltop Civic Association with your $10 membership, so programs like this can continue!

Inside Out Movie Night Poster

Special thanks to our sponsors: Bon Air Fire Department; Cappello Plumbing & Heating; Congressman Patrick Meehan; Dougherty Landscape; J. Halligan & Sons – Oil & Gas Heating, Air Conditioning, Fuel Oil; J.E.K. Home Maintenance & Construction; John Serock Catering; Kane Paving & Sealcoating; Ninth Ward Commissioner William Wechsler; Run The Day Race Management; Sally Marcelli – Realtor – Long & Foster; State Representative Jamie Santora; State Senator Daylin Leach; The Painted Tea Cup.

2016 Garden Contest Winners

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Good people of Hilltop here are your 2016 Garden Contest winners! Congratulations to:

Tom & Donna Ellixson – 1248 Fairview Avenue

Brian & Colleen Swift – 4 North Drexel Avenue

Be sure to congratulate them if you know them – and check out their amazing yards!!!

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2016 Education Grant Winners

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2016 Education Grant Winners
Did you know? Every year, our civic association gives Education Grants to the dependent sons or daughters of our members. It’s a small way we recognize their accomplishments and send them off with a little help from their home community.
 
Congratulations to our 2016 winners:
 
Tom Porth – Loyola University-Baltimore, majoring in Biology/Chemistry, Class of 2017. Heading to dental school fall of 2017.
 
Julianne Sexton – West Chester University, majoring in Social Work, Class of 2017
 
Christie Lodge – University of Delaware, majoring in Civil Engineering, Class of 2018
 
Please remember to join Hilltop Civic Association with your $10 membership, so programs like this can continue! The form is available in the “About Us” dropdown above!
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