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Posted on: February 1, 2022

Meet The Township Manager: Don Vymazal

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Don Vymazal is no stranger to municipal government. Previously working in the Pennsylvania Senate, Don finds that local government is where a person can truly make a difference. Don is very excited to give back to the community in his new role here at Upp...

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Posted on: May 19, 2023

Support the Rose Tree Fire Company in Honor of Community Day!

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The Rose Tree Fire Company is an ALL VOLUNTEER fire company that relies on your support in order to serve the Upper Providence Township community. Please consider a donation to the fire company as we celebrate our community during Community Day!

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Posted on: May 16, 2023

Volunteer for Community Day!

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As we all know, September 23rd will be here before you know it. With this in mind, the Countdown to Community Day has officially kicked off! While simply attending this annual celebration of the Upper Providence Township community will be incredibly memor...

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Posted on: February 14, 2022

January 14, 2022: Letter From Township Council Chairperson, Elgin Akarsoy

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Dear Upper Providence Township Residents,

Welcome to our inaugural monthly eNews.  I’m humbled and thankful to be kicking off our first edition. The Township staff and council have been hard at work compiling lots of useful and pertinent informati...

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Posted on: February 7, 2022

Meet Our New Township Council Members

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MARSHA PETERSON

Marsha Peterson has lived her whole life in Upper Providence Township as have three generations of her family. As a new council member, she looks forward to helping develop a community environment where residents would want to raise their c...

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Posted on: April 18, 2023

Tree Giveaway Success!

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Thank you to all who came out to the Environmental Commission's tree giveaway on Saturday! We gave away 450 trees!

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Posted on: January 18, 2023

Free Tree Seedlings Available

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If you are part of an organization in Upper Providence (or surrounding areas) which would like free tree seedlings for your site or for your members, please reach out to Sarah on the Upper Providence Environmental Commission at shc.egan@gmail.com for more...

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Posted on: December 15, 2022

Cut Down English Ivy to Save Your Trees!

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Now that the leaves have (mostly) fallen from the branches, you may notice how easy it is to spot English Ivy growing up the trees throughout the township. Have you spotted the shaggy green tree trunks in your yard?

English ivy is an invasive species which...

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Posted on: October 13, 2022

Upper Providence Township Environmental Commission celebrated Community Day!

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The Upper Providence Township Environmental Commission celebrated Community Day in September, with a display that included a monarch butterfly chrysalis and a polyphemus moth cocoon. The monarch that you saw on Community Day has since hatched and is part ...

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Posted on: October 13, 2022

Environmental Commission Fall Tip: Leave the Leaves!

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Leave the leaves does not mean ignoring them and leaving them where they fell. You can move them to places in your yard where they are out of the way, will not kill your turf, and will still help wildlife. A thin layer of leaves can actually help turf&...

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Posted on: September 7, 2022

Come Visit Us at Community Day!

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You may have heard that the Upper Providence Environmental Commission, in conjunction with local residents and partners, have planted over 5,200 trees this year around the Township! Earlier in the year, the Commission applied for and received a g...

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Posted on: April 14, 2022

Free Trees Update!

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The Upper Providence Township Environmental Commission received a grant from Keystone 10 Million Trees Partnership this spring and is working with residents and local partners to plant over 5,000 trees in and around Upper Providence Township! Reach out to...

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Posted on: March 10, 2022

Free Trees!

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The Upper Providence Township Environmental Commission will be distributing FREE TREES starting in April!  

On April 2nd, the Upper Providence Township Environmental Commission will be giving away tree seedlings to residents who plant the trees on...

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Posted on: February 8, 2022

Installation of Rain Overflow Planters

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If you’ve been wondering what the heck the wooden box at the Township building was – worry no more. The Environmental Commission received a grant last year to build and install a rain overflow planter. These planters help mitigate runo...

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Posted on: February 8, 2022

Replanting of Riparian Buffer and Trees in Scotts Park

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Recently, the UP Environmental Commission, in conjunction with the Penn State Master Watershed Stewards, re-planted a riparian buffer and planted trees in Scotts Park. Over 100 trees, staked out with deer protectors, were planted. These understory trees w...

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Posted on: October 14, 2022

Delaware County Fireman’s Association Honors Three Rose Tree Fire Company Members

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Three members of the Rose Tree Fire Company No. 1 were awarded honors at the 116th Anniversary Banquet of the Delaware County Fireman’s Association of the State of Pennsylvania. 

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Posted on: October 14, 2022

October 2022 Update from Rose Tree Fire Company

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As of October 13, the all-volunteer members of the Rose Tree Fire Company have responded to 220 calls since the start of the year, 26 of which occurred since our update in last month’s newsletter.

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Posted on: August 17, 2022

How Do Volunteer Fire Companies Work?

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You may be wondering “what exactly do we mean when we say RTFC’s crew is ‘all volunteer’?” Well, “all volunteer” means precisely what it sounds like: no one at RTFC, including the crews...

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Posted on: June 1, 2023

PECO Project - 3rd District - Fawn Hill, Forest Lake & Deerfield

This work will take place on E. Deerfield, Fawn Hill, Forest Lake, and W. Deerfield 

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Posted on: May 15, 2023

Safety Concerns – Providence Road

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The Providence Road corridor between Palmers Mill and Bishop Hollow has received lower speed limits, more signage, and will be getting sinusoidal rumble strips (also called mumble strips) soon. Although all these improvements have been made, ther...

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Posted on: May 15, 2023

Please Come out and VOTE!

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We have been advised by Delaware County Voter Service Center that residents in the 2nd District will be voting at Rose Tree Elementary School, 1101 First Avenue for the Primary Election on Tue...

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Posted on: May 15, 2023

Rose Tree Park – HOUSEHOLD HAZARDOUS WASTE (HHW) Collection on Saturday, June 3

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"BUSINESS QUANTITIES" will be turned away, regardless of registration ticketsYOU MUST HAVE A TICKET TO PARTICIPATE IN THIS EVENTFollow the link HERE to obtain a ticket. (Tickets are limited and won&rsquo...

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Posted on: May 15, 2023

We Are Hiring! Consider serving your community as a CROSSING GUARD.

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We Are Hiring! Consider serving your community as a CROSSING GUARD. 

Upper Providence Township is committed to child safety and therefore employs Crossing Guards during the school year. Crossing guards contribute to the success of our chi...

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Posted on: May 15, 2023

History of Louis W. Scott Memorial Park

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The park is located on Ridley Creek Road, Upper Providence, in Media was once owned by the Malin family, one of the first Quakers who purchased land from William Penn in the late 17th century. See the Malin Family Homestead belo...

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Posted on: May 15, 2023

Scott Park Clean-Up by Boys Scouts of Troop 430

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On Saturday, May 6, 2023, six (6) scouts and six (6) adults from Troop 430 under the leadership of Mark Furey as well as Kevin Reilley, Scoutmaster, and Dr. Scott Rothman, Committee Chairperson spent their free time to clean up and make improvements in Up...

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Posted on: May 15, 2023

Upper Providence Township Supports Penncrest High School’s AM PROM

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During their meeting on Thursday, 04/13, Council approved the Recreational Board’s request to support Penncrest High School’s annual AM PROM by donating $500.00. The AM Prom is a supervised event held at Penncrest High School following...

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Posted on: May 15, 2023

Mental Health Awareness Month

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MAY IS MENTAL HEALTH AWARENESS MONTH, and this year’s campaign is “More Than Enough”, which, according to National Alliance on Mental Illness, is a message for hope and inclusion.

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Posted on: May 11, 2023

Welcome Mareile Watson!

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Upper Providence Township welcomes Mareile Watson as their new Assistant Township Manager. Mareile is a resident of Middletown Township and has previously lived in Media Borough. Mareile is a native of Germany and came to the United States in 2000.

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Posted on: April 12, 2023

Free Trees!

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The Upper Providence Township Environmental Commission will be distributing FREE TREES!  

On April 15th, the Upper Providence Township Environmental Commission will be giving away tree seedlings to residents who plant the trees on their properties...

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Posted on: March 30, 2023

Upper Providence Township Receives $424,000 Grant Funding to Enhance Ray Roche Park

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Upper Providence Township Receives $424,000 Grant Funding to Enhance Ray Roche Park

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Posted on: March 14, 2023

Environmental Commission Attends Transition Town Media 6th Annual Gratitude Event

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The Upper Providence Environmental Commission was pleased to be invited to and attend the Transition Town Media 6th Annual Gratitude Event on February 5, 2023, which honors and recognizes local organizations for their efforts within the community. The eve...

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Posted on: March 10, 2023

Free Tree Seedlings Available!

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If you are part of an organization in Upper Providence (or surrounding areas) which would like free tree seedlings for your site or for your members, please reach out to Sarah on the Upper Providence Environmental Commission at shc.egan@gmail.com for more...

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Posted on: March 10, 2023

Upper Providence Township Police Officer of the Month: Mike Habel!

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Officer Habel has worked for the UPT Police for the past 14 years. He says being able to help his community and never having a "typicial day" is what made him want to become a police officer. Mike says that his favorite part of being a police of...

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Posted on: February 8, 2023

SEPTA Route 101 and 102 February and March Outage

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SEPTA Route 101 and 102 March Outage:For the following weekends, beginning with the first train Saturday morning, through end of service Sunday: March 18th through 19th, and March 25th through 26th, SEPTA shuttle buses will replace all Route 101 & 102...

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Posted on: January 18, 2023

Snow Emergency Routes

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When it snows, our Township Highway Department works long hours in extreme conditions to keep our township roads safe and clear for those who must travel during dangerous weather. If you live along a snow emergency route, please help those driving the tow...

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Posted on: January 6, 2023

Open Positions - Crossing Guards

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Upper Providence Township is hiring Crossing Guards (full-time and part-time). See the details...

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Posted on: December 22, 2022

Tips for Litter Prevention

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Littering can cause a variety of issues beginning with the environmental impact leading towards the disruption of a community’s good health and quality of lifestyle.  It is important to keep your local community healthy and looking its ...

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Posted on: January 2, 2023

PECO Project

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At PECO, we are committed to providing safe and reliable energy for our customers and the communities we serve. As part of our work, we will be upgrading and installing new equipment to enhance the local electric infrastructure in Wallace To...

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Posted on: August 11, 2022

Please Consider Donating to the Media Food Bank!

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Residents are asked to bring hygiene items or non-perishable food items for the Media Food Bank. Food items may be dropped off at the Township Building prior to the event (and all year long) or brought to Community Day, September 23rd (rain date, Septembe...

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Posted on: May 11, 2023

Nominate a Person or Business for “Resident of the Year”!

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Residents are encouraged to nominate a person or business for “Resident of the Year”. The Township would like to recognize residents and businesses for their dedication and commitment to others by celebrating them at Community Day on September 23rd. Resid...

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Posted on: July 19, 2022

Aqua's Main Replacement Project- Feathering Lane

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The week of August 1, 2022, Aqua Pennsylvania will begin the replacement of 4,933 feet of aging 6-inch water mains with new 6-and 8-inch ductile iron water mains on North Feathering Lane.

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Posted on: June 29, 2022

Aqua Pennsylvania's Upcoming Construction Begins July 11th

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On July 11, 2022, Aqua Pennsylvania will begin the replacement of 3,657 feet of aging 8-inch water mains with new 8-inch ductile iron water mains on West Rose Tree Road between Providence Road and Hunt Club Lane, in Upper Providence Township. Read more.

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Posted on: June 24, 2022

Social Security Newsletter: July, 2022

The Social Security Administration publishes an informative monthly magazine, "Solutions, Strategies, Answers." See the July issue HERE

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Posted on: June 2, 2022

Aqua Water Main Work June 15

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Dear Customer, 

I am writing to you to provide details regarding Aqua Pennsylvania’s upcoming construction work that is scheduled in your neighborhood. Before I do, on behalf of Aqua, I want you to know that we hope...

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Posted on: May 25, 2022

The June Social Security Administration Office Newsletter is Here!

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Posted on: May 16, 2022

Celebrating Mr. Michael Byrne!

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Upper Providence Council celebrated Mr. Michael Byrne for his many years of leadership and service as a member of the Upper Providence Township Sewer Authority Board. Mr. Byrne chaired the Authority for much of this time and was directly responsible for t...

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Posted on: May 16, 2022

The 2022 Road Construction Season

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Throughout the icy winter months, Upper Providence Township was hard at work identifying key infrastructure improvement needs and building out a detailed plan to fix them. Now, with warming spring days unfolding and summer plans before us, it is time to p...

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Posted on: May 9, 2022

Free Trees Still Available!

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Upper Providence Township’s Tree Giveaway continues Saturday, May 14th from 12 - 2 pm at Scott Park. As you may know, some of our tree selections were backordered due to weather. Trees have now arrived, and we will be giving away the following b...

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Posted on: April 27, 2022

The May Social Security Administration Office Newsletter is Here!

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Posted on: April 15, 2022

Save the Date for Community Day!

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Here at Upper Providence Township, we have two words for you - Community Day!  That’s right, the First Annual Upper Providence Township Community Day has been officially scheduled for Saturday, September 17, 2022!

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Posted on: April 14, 2022

Free Trees Update!

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The Upper Providence Township Environmental Commission received a grant from Keystone 10 Million Trees Partnership this spring and is working with residents and local partners to plant over 5,000 trees in and around Upper Providence Township! Reach out to...

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Posted on: April 14, 2022

CRC Stream Clean-Up

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For 26 years, dedicated volunteers from the Chester, Ridley, and Crum Creek Watersheds Association have celebrated the warmer weather by hosting one of the largest coordinated environmental litter removal events in the region.  On Saturday, March...

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Posted on: January 24, 2022

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Posted on: May 10, 2023

Pet of the Month: Meet Pennie!

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Pennie was born on 5/15/21 and adopted on 9/25/21. She is a whippet mix and loves to run and play with her best dog friends Milo and Pete. She also enjoys the beach and open spaces where she can put her long legs to good use. She is a sweet girl with a lo...

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Posted on: April 13, 2023

Pet of the Month: Meet Spanky!

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Spanky is a silly senior. Rescued him from Providence animal shelter when he was 10 years old. Spanky loves walks but he kinda walks sideways with a hop. He wants a bone at any moment of the day. He has been a joy to the family for the past 2 years

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Posted on: March 9, 2023

Pet of the Month: Meet Bella!

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Bella loves going for hikes, playing in tall meadow grasses, and snuggling. She knows many tricks and looks like a little black fox. She is ten this year, and is a rescue from Puerto Rico! 

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Posted on: March 9, 2023

Pet of the Month: Meet Finn!

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Finn is a 5 year old good boy adopted from Providence Animal Center. He loves belly rubs, treats, and running in the leaves. 

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Posted on: February 1, 2023

Pet of the Month: Meet Minky and Wink!

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They are purrfect, playful snugglers. They are also the most needy emotional support animals ever.  Both girls are lucky street rescues. 

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Posted on: February 1, 2023

Pet of the Month: Meet Maxx!

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Maxx is a 10 lb. cutie who is totally chill! His favorite thing to do is to cuddle on the couch with me. He is the King of the Castle and he knows it! 

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Posted on: December 14, 2022

Pet of the Month: Meet Luna!

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Luna is such a love!  Shes loved by so many dogs, people, and kids in the neighborhood!

She loves slow walks in the morning with her dog daddy. And loves walking (sometimes in a carrier!) adventures with her mom and friends. 

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Posted on: November 4, 2022

Pet of the Month: Meet Myshka!

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Myshka is a 4 year old Russian Blue. She is a playful and energetic cat that loves going on walks.

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Posted on: October 10, 2022

Pet of the Month: Meet Dodger and Franklin!

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Dodger the Doodle and Franklin the Cat enjoy napping, taking siestas, and afternoon rests. Dodger also likes taking a morning walk while Franklin waits at home.

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Posted on: September 6, 2022

Meet the Pet of the Month: Toby!

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Toby is a 12-year old Shih-Tzu who's quite musical and loves to go busking for treats, especially around Halloween.

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Posted on: August 16, 2022

Pet of the Month: Meet Sunny!

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Here is Sunny, aka Skinny Legs. Sunny is very friendly and loves taking naps in the sun. She also sits on her chair at the dinner table every night. She thinks she's human!

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Posted on: July 18, 2022

Pet of the Month: Meet Beans!

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Beans is an energetic dog who loves prancing around the yard. She got her name after being rescued from behind a bean canning facility. Submit your favorite pet to be featured as Upper Providence Township's "Pet of the Month". Your pet ...

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Posted on: June 9, 2022

Pet of the Month: Meet Anakin "The Flash" Skywalker Long

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Anakin is a playful cuddly 6-month-old baby boy that loves to torture his brother and loves treats. 

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Posted on: June 9, 2022

Pet of the Month: Meet Ruffin Mozzarella Sticks Giunipero

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Ruffin is a two-year-old Chesapeake Bay Retriever. He moved here last April. He loves to splash in Ridley Creek and is thrilled by his first experiences with playing fetch in the snow! 

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Posted on: June 2, 2022

Pet of the Month: Meet Shadow!

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Shadow is high energy and is happiest when hanging with his human brother. He sits like a human on the couch when he is not staring out the front window! 

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Posted on: June 2, 2022

Pet of the Month: Meet Mario!

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Mario has captivated two Upper Providence neighborhoods. He loves to visit neighbors. This 15 year old has lived his entire life in Upper Providence. He loves snuggles and purrs and likes to tease doggos. Everyone who has met him loves this big 20 pound o...

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Posted on: April 6, 2022

Pet of the Month: Meet Snowflake!

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Snowflake is a Lionhead bunny. She is white like snow. Her owners call her Snowy With the Bow-y because she enjoys being brushed and pampered. She loves posing for pictures! She adores children!

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Posted on: April 1, 2022

Pet of the Month: Meet Luke and Hulk!

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Both Luke and Hulk are alumni of Delco SPCA, now Providence Animal Center. Their owners lovingly refer to them as our knucklehead brothers from another mother. Pictured here, they are getting ready for a road trip.

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Posted on: February 25, 2022

Pet of the Month: Meet Oscar!

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This is 2 year old Oscar. He is a Himalayan/Rag-doll mix. He is 50% love and 50% feistiness and his owners would not have it any other way. He enjoys bird watching, sleeping, head rubs and believes himself to be the most important person in the house (his...

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Posted on: February 1, 2022

Pet of the Month: Meet Bruno!

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Bruno is a 11 year old lab mix that was rescued from the South 10 years ago by the McCloskey's.  He loves running in the yard with his sister Rose (also a rescue) and snuggling with his new brothers, Button and Gogurt (kitties). &nbs...

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Posted on: May 10, 2023

Upper Providence Police Department's Officer of the Month: Scott Ely!

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Corporal Scott Ely has served the Upper Providence Township PD since 2015. Prior to starting with the Upper Providence Township PD, he worked for Brookhaven Borough PD since 1996.

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Posted on: February 13, 2023

Officer of the Month: Corporal K. Douglas Lappin

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Corporal K. Douglas Lappin was hired in Upper Providence as a part-time police officer in April 2008 and promoted to full-time a few months later. Corporal Lappin brought years of law enforcement experience to Upper Providence after serving in several pol...

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Posted on: January 11, 2023

Upper Providence Police Department's Officer of the Month: Patrolman Kevin Roman!

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Kevin Roman has worked for the Upper Providence Police Department for the past 15 years. After college, Kevin tried working a desk job and realized it wasn't the right fit for him. That's when his friend convinced him to join the Police ...

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Posted on: December 15, 2022

Officer of the Month: Patrolman/CDTRT SWAT Leader Ryan Jackson!

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Patrolman Jackson started volunteering at a young age with his local fire department and was involved in several major incidents that involved teamwork with the Police. Since he was young, he was fascinated with emergency services and had the opportunity ...

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Posted on: November 4, 2022

Upper Providence Police Department's Officer of the Month: Patrolmen Reynolds!

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Patrolmen Reynolds has been proudly serving the residents of Upper Providence Township for the past 18 years, since getting hired in July 2004. Prior to joining the department, Officer Reynolds was a Class II Police Officer in North Wildwood New Jersey du...

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Posted on: October 10, 2022

Meet the Upper Providence Township Police Officer of the Month: George Moore!

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Detective Sergeant Moore has worked for the Upper Providence Township Police Department since 2003.He was inspired to become a police officer after being involved in his hometown fire company. He wanted to continue to help a community and their residents ...

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Police News
Posted on: September 7, 2022

Rose Tree Media School District Partners with Police on Bus Safety Initiative

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The ROSE TREE MEDIA SCHOOL DISTRICT is making roads safer for students and launching a new School Bus Safety Program this back-to-school season. Children returning to school on the yellow school bus can expect a safer, smarter commute this fall, thanks to...

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Posted on: September 7, 2022

Upper Providence Police Department's Officer of the Month: Sergeant Larry Baker!

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Sergeant Baker has served the UPT Police Department for the past 20 years. After graduating from the University Of Dayton in 1991 with a BS in Marketing, he then joined the Brookhaven Fire Company in 1992 as a first responder where he remained until joini...

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Posted on: August 16, 2022

Upper Providence Police Department's Officer of the Month: Greg Woodrow!

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Greg Woodrow has served with the Upper Providence Police Department since 1997. He currently serves as Senior Most Patrolman and Department Lead Range Instructor and Quarter Master. He was inspired to become a police officer earlier in his career while wo...

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Posted on: July 14, 2022

Upper Providence Police Department's Officer of the Month: Corporal Gary Essaf!

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Corporal Gary Essaf has been serving with the UPT Police Department since 1998. He has aspired to become a police officer for as early as he can remember. His grandfather was a police officer and he admired him. Corporal Essaf's favorite aspect o...

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Posted on: June 2, 2022

Bus Driver arrested for taking illicit photos of teenage & pre-teen girls

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Early this morning UPPD arrested Bruce Stanley Garner for taking illicit photographs of teenage and pre-teen girls on a Marple Newtown School District Bus. Garner was arrested at 6:15 this morning at his residence and arraigned a short time later. Garner ...
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Posted on: March 11, 2022

Police Department Promotions

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Upper Providence Township Council proudly recognized the promotion of seven members of the Upper Providence Township Police Department during the regular monthly meeting held on Thursday, March 10, 2022.  

Officers Christopher Love, Eric Girill, a...

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Posted on: March 4, 2022

Upper Providence Township Police Department Joins Neighbors by Ring

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Hello Upper Providence Township Community!  This is Chief David Montella, Sergeant Lawrence Baker & Detective/Sergeant George Moore from the Upper Providence Township Police Department.  We are excited to be joining Neighbors in our ...

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Posted on: December 20, 2021

UPT Elves Strike Again!

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Since early November, Upper Providence Township Police (aka UPT Elves) have been making final preparations and wrapping gifts for this 2021 Holiday Season. This is the 12th year the UPT Elves have provided gifts to needy children and their families in Upp...

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Posted on: October 5, 2022

Upper Providence Township Redistricting

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Following the results of the 2020 Federal census, Upper Providence Township Council recognized the need for reapportionment of municipal districts to ensure equal and fair access to elected representation.  

The Township underwent a similar proces...

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Posted on: June 9, 2022

What NOT to Put Down the Drain

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One of our major costs is the maintenance of our collection system pipes, manholes, grinder pumps and central pump stations. You can help keep these systems running smoothly by refraining from disposing certain items into the sewer system.

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Posted on: November 10, 2022

1st Avenue Stormwater Improvement

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For those recently in the area of 1st Avenue by Ray Roche Park, you may have noticed members of the Upper Providence Township Highway Department hard at work replacing an antiquated stormwater pipe. Township staff replaced over 200-feet of an out of date ...

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Posted on: February 9, 2022

Tax Collector Dates and Times

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Upper Providence Tax Collection Agency will be available at the Township Bldg. on the following dates to receive your tax payments for those residents who prefer to pay in person.
  • March 9, 10, 11—10:00 a.m.—2:00 p.m.
  • March 16,  ...
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Posted on: July 19, 2022

Glen Providence Ghosts!

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Thank you to resident, Michael Smith, for submitting this spooky story about ghosts in Glen Providence Park from the Friends of Glen Providence Park website!

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