Residents and Businesses,
Penndel Borough is following all guidance and recommendations from the CDC, PA Dept. of Health, the Bucks County Department of Health and our Emergency Management Officials in regards to the COVID-19. At this time our municipality is taking precautions and preparing for worsening situation.
Additionally, along with the recent school closings, there will be NO PUBLIC access to the Borough Building or Police Station. It will remain open, as of now, during normal hours, but entrance doors will be locked. Business will be done via telephone, email and fax. If you are unsure we highly recommend that you call first (215) 757-5152. There is a drop-box at the front entrance of the building (Bellevue Ave.) to drop off any correspondence.
The Council is currently working on contingency plans in the event that COVID 19 impacts our community that municipal services are not tremendously hindered. We implore that our Community follows the suggested guidance of social distancing, hygiene and health.
On March 16th, 2020, Mayor Winkler signed a Declaration of Emergency for Penndel Borough. This was a preemptive decision to open the Borough up to receiving assistance from outside organizations more quickly if the situation demands. This Declaration will be renewed as necessary.
We have provided links below especially for this pandemic. Included is information from Federal, State, and Local officials with FACTUAL information. You can review all information and updates off these sites. Please use these sites and not rely on social media sites for factual and timely updates.
Bucks County Official COVID 19
PA Department of Health
Centers for Disease Control – COVID 19
World Health Organization
CDC COVID-19 for animals
Below are steps that everyone needs to take to assist us and help prevent the spread of the corona virus.
• Wash hands often with soap and water, if not available use hand sanitizer
• Avoid touching your eyes, nose, or mouth with unwashed hands
• Avoid contact with people who are sick
• Stay home while you are sick and avoid contact with others
• Cover your mouth and nose with a tissue or sleeve when coughing or sneezing
**During these times, there are the less savory individuals trying to scam residents. The CDC, State and County Health Departments are not and will not be conducting door to door surveys, requesting money for programs etc. if this happens please contact the Penndel Police non-emergency (215) 757-5152, Option 2.
Governor Wolf Extends School Closure for Remainder of Academic Year
Continuing his efforts to protect the health and safety of students and communities during the COVID-19 pandemic, Governor Tom Wolf today announced that all schools...
Food Assistance map
For our residents who may need it. https://bucksgis.maps.arcgis.com/apps/webappviewer/index.html?id=fa16d67dc70a45a98aca09a29aca9e43
Virtual Town Hall Meeting on April 9
If you have questions about anything, you may be interested in a virtual town hall: The town hall meeting will be through Facebook on Thursday,...
Estates and marriage licenses available via video conference
The County has started to open Estates and do Marriage Licenses via video conference. Attached it the article. http://www.buckscounty.org/sitefinitypfxn/newreader/2020/04/02/videoconferencing-project-announced-for-probate-marriage-licenses
Mental Health Resources
As of April 1, the Center for Community Resources will offer a 24/7 mental health and crisis support line for people dealing with anxiety or...
Information about masks
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Still hiring, if people are interested.
Reminder: Yard Waste
Pickup for yard waste begins on April 15.
3rd Disaster Declaration
The mayor has extended the emergency declaration for Penndel.
Public Safety Committee Announcement
The Public Safety Committee will keep the residents of Penndel updated.
Governor Wolf Urges USDA to Waive Food Assistance Eligibility Requirements
Harrisburg, PA – Governor Tom Wolf today sent a letter to U.S. Department of Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue asking that USDA waive eligibility requirements for...
Pennsylvania to Allow Retired Health Care Professionals to Bolster COVID-19 Response
Harrisburg, PA – Pennsylvania is acting to enable retired health care professionals to assist with the COVID-19 response by waiving certain licensing regulations. Previously, the...
Governor Wolf Announces Financial Assistance Available to Small Businesses
Harrisburg, PA – Today, Governor Tom Wolf announced that new funding is available to help small businesses impacted by the novel coronavirus, COVID-19, through a...
We are asking all residents to refrain from flushing sanitizing wipes as these items are not compatible with pump stations and sewer treatment operations. As...
What does the Stay-at-Home order mean?
See the file for guidance.
Bucks County Coronavirus links
Guide to get tested in PA, https://www.montcopa.org/ArchiveCenter/ViewFile/Item/5092 Bucks County Food pantries and hours https://www.bcoc.org/i-need-help…/…/food-pantries-and-hours/ Map of the same https://www.bcoc.org/i-need-help-with/…/food-assistance-map/ Graphic specific to Bucks County https://www.arcgis.com/…/Coronavirus%20Impact%20Planning%20
SEPTA ADJUSTMENTS TO CCT SERVICE AND APPLICATION PROCESSES Same Day Reservations – Beginning Tuesday, March 24, registered CCT Customers (ADA/Shared Ride) may make same-day...
The Mayor's Second Disaster Proclamation
Updated for the evolving situation.
The Governor of Pennsylvania has issued a Stay at Home order for Bucks County
The Governor of Pennsylvania has issued a Stay at Home order for Bucks County. It is very important to ensure you are following social distancing...
Some Helpful Links
Penndel Borough will continue to update this page and our Facebook page with any information that may be helpful to its residents during this difficult...
PA Expands Access to Pharmacy Services
In case you are in need.
U.S. SMALL BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION FACT SHEET – ECONOMIC INJURY DISASTER LOANS
If you own or work for a small business, this fact sheet may be helpful.
This is effective immediately.
If Borough Hall is still closed when taxes are due (3/28), please mail them to the following address: PO Box 7359 Penndel, PA 19047. Also,...
Some sites that Penndel residents may find to be useful:
Bucks Agency on Aging http://www.buckscounty.org/government/HumanServices/AAA Food assistance Best resource found for our local area is. https://www.bcoc.org/i-need-help…/…/food-pantries-and-hours/ Economic concerns of businesses https://dced.pa.gov/resources/ Factual links Bucks County Official...
Please follow the guidelines set up by the CDC and keep our community safe!
Pennsylvania Workers Affected by COVID-19 May be Eligible for Unemployment and Workers’ Compensation Benefits
Harrisburg, PA – Workers in Pennsylvania who are impacted by COVID-19 may be eligible for Unemployment and Workers’ Compensation benefits, Secretary of Labor & Industry...
In an effort to prevent the spread of the coronavirus, Penndel Borough will be cancelling all non-essential events. We strongly recommend that all residents follow...
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WHAT WE ARE
Penndel Borough, although small, rich in history. The area, originally inhabited by the Lenni Lenape Indians, was settled by Thomas Langhorne, an English Quaker preacher, and by Henry Paulin, a QUAKER Yeoman,on land grants from William Penn. Penndel remained a farming region until 1876 when the Philadelphia Reading Railroad began service, and the Langhorne train station was established. Slowly individual homes and small businesses were built within close proximity to the…