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January Yardley Borough Council News & Notes

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Yardley Borough News and Notes 

–Police Officer Vincent Zumbrano resigned from the Department to take a full time position with The Morrisville Police Department effective immediately

–A Clean Up Event will be held on February 1 along the canal and on the lake as part of a councilperson in the community service project program.Future community service projects will address cleaning up borough signage  when coming into town.Council Vice President  Caroline Thompson said she wanted  to  freshen up  the tot lot since she’s been spending a lot of time time there with her son. Thompson said each council member could pick project that moves them and schedule community based outreach accordingly as part of the councilperson in the community effort recently launched,

–Councilwoman Kim Segal-Morris will lead the clean up effort at the municipal building from 8 am to 10 am on February 1

–The Parks and Recreation department is seeking official approval to create social media accounts on Face Book and Instagram for getting out the word on community related events to stakeholders.

 

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Local Government – Bensalem Township

Garbage-Yard Waste Pickup Schedule for Independence Day Holiday

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Bristol Borough
Being that July 4th 2024 falls on the 1st Thursday of the month, which is the Yard Waste Collection day, J.P. Mascaro & Sons will be collecting yard waste the following Thursday, 7/11/2024.

Bristol Twp
A refuse and recycling holiday collection schedule is in effect for this week, beginning July 4th through July 6th due to the Independence Day holiday. There will be no Refuse, Recycling or Yard Waste Collection on Thursday, July 4th. Service scheduled for Thursday will be delayed to Friday, July 5th. All subsequent trash/recycling/yard waste collection will be delayed by one day. For example, pickup normally scheduled for Friday, July 5th will be delayed to Saturday, July 6th. Regular collection services will resume the following week. Please call 267-812-2950 for additional information or questions.

Bensalem
Whitetail Disposal
Collection will be completed on a one day delay for service.
Thursday service will occur on Friday. Friday service will occur on Saturday.
For the remainder of our residential customers, your service will be delayed by one day for the rest of the week.

Falls Township
If the holiday falls on your regular pickup day, trash will be collected on your next regular service day. Recyclables will be picked up on your scheduled service day the following week.

Langhorne Borough
If a scheduled holiday (Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year’s Day) falls on a regularly scheduled pickup day, pickup will be the following day.

Lower Makefield
Residents have private contractors who set their holiday schedule

Middletown Township
When a holiday falls on a collection day, trash will be collected on the next regular collection day. When a holiday falls on a recycling day, recyclables will be collected the following day.

Morrisville
The holiday collection schedule will be on a one day delay from the day of the holiday. For example, a Monday holiday will be a Tuesday pickup, Tuesday will be Wednesday, Wednesday will be Thursday, Thursday will be Friday, and Friday will be Saturday. All pickup days will be delayed by one day during any holiday week. This includes six holidays, New Years Day, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day, and Christmas Day.

Penndel Borough
Trash and recycling is picked up every Thursday morning. Holiday weeks push trash/recycling pickups to Friday, unless the holiday falls on a Friday.

Tullytown
There will be no bulk or yard waste pickups the week of July 1st through July 5th.  Pickups will resume on Monday, July 8th.

Yardley Borough
Yardley Borough collection days are Wednesday Trash and Recycling – Saturday Trash and Bulk

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Local Government – Yardley Borough

$1 Million in State Funds Secured for Yardley’s Final Sidewalk Improvements

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State Senator Steve Santarsiero (D-10) and state Representative Perry Warren (D-31) announced last week an award of just over $1 Million for Yardley Borough to continue sidewalk upgrades as part of a multi-phase improvement project on North Main Street.

Utility relocations, repaving a portion of North Main Street and constructing sidewalks through Dolington Road are part of the final phase, said Santarsiero.

“Yardley Borough is a growing and thriving community in the 10th Senate District, with bustling restaurants and businesses along Main Street,” said Senator Santarsiero. “Each phase of Yardley Borough’s North Main Street project has improved pedestrian safety, boosting access to the many local businesses. I have proudly supported this project since its inception and look forward to seeing this project finally completed.”

 

 

“The Yardley North Main Street sidewalk project is an economic development project that also enhances recreational opportunities and provides a community connection for residents of Yardley and Lower Makefield,” said Rep. Warren. “Thank you to present and past members of Yardley Borough Council for supporting and seeing this project through each of its phases.”

“Representative Warren and State Senator Santarsiero have given the Yardley Borough Community the gift of a safe walking route along N. Main Street,” said Yardley Borough President Caroline Thompson. “This, N. Main Street Phase III sidewalk completion project, is the final piece to connect our residents on the northern side of town to our bustling business district for shopping and dining and to the canal towpath for recreation and exercise. Over the past three months, Yardley Borough and Lower Makefield have begun cooperative discussion around sidewalks and connectivity and based on these conversations, we are confident that Phase III will not only serve Yardley Borough but also Lower Makefield Township and beyond as the fragmented sections of sidewalks reach full connectivity. It’s a beautiful thing with State government and neighboring municipalities all come together like this!”

Yardley borough Council Vice President and Public Works Chair Uri Feiner added, “Almost two decades ago, residents on North Main Street came to council to request a sidewalk. This grant will allow us to finally complete this essential connection for our residents. This is a huge step in our commitment to making every part of our one-square-mile walkable borough truly—and safely—walkable.”

The funding is part of the Pennsylvania Department of Community and Economic Development (DCED) Multimodal Transportation Fund (MTF), Santarsiero said.

 

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Health - Lower Makefield Township

Wegmans Preps for Yardley Launch

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Wegmans supermarket is set to open in early 2024. Construction is still ongoing. Wegmans is currently in their hiring and training phase and will be employing more than 400 people, officials said. 

According to Wegmans press release, an in-person hiring event will take place on Tuesday, October 17,2023, from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m..

The hiring event will be held at the Yardley Hiring Office, located at 770 Township Line Road in Suite 325 on the third floor.

Interested applicants are encouraged to submit an online application in advance of the event. A member of the Wegmans hiring team will contact applicants to schedule a time for an interview. Interviews will also be provided to walk-in applicants on the day of the event. More information is available by calling the hiring office at 215-369-6565.

The Yardley team is also currently accepting online applications for a variety of part-time openings across every department in the store, from culinary roles to customer service representatives.

For more information on available jobs, or to apply for a position, candidates can visit jobs.wegmans.com/yardley.


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