Roonie Says: Keeping Your Pets Safe During the Holiday

With the holidays approaching, there are several things to be aware of when it comes to your pet’s health and safety. First, it is important to keep your pet on a regular exercise and eating routine, despite schedule changes the holidays may bring. The ASPCA compiled some useful pet safety tips for the holiday season. […]

Keeping West Goshen’s 93 Miles of Roads Snow Free

Each year, the West Goshen Township Newsletter publishes an updated snow removal guide for property owners with important information you should know before, during, and after each snowfall. Before the Snow Falls… Make sure the front of your mailbox is at least four to six inches behind the front of the curb and mounted at […]

Stormwater and Clean Stream Management

Why is stormwater management important? Unlike water that enters your municipal sewage system, stormwater is NOT cleaned and treated at a wastewater plant before it re-enters our streams and waterways. Stormwater runoff from roads and other impervious areas comes into contact with pollutants and allows those pollutants into our waters. It is essential that municipalities […]

Police Training Program

Every month at the township supervisors’ meeting, the Chief of Police or his designee, give a brief summary of the activities for the police department for the previous month.  The summary includes the number of calls for service to our residents, patrol miles driven, responses to accidents, selective enforcement activity and police training.   The police […]

Road Rules: Winter Driving Rules

Regardless of whether there’s snow on the ground, it’s important to  prepare for winter and all that it brings. Preparation is especially important for successfully navigating winter roads. Since winter weather can bring unexpected conditions,  make sure that your vehicle is ready for ice and snow. For the majority of Pennsylvania, all-season radial tires that […]

Greening West Goshen: How to Properly Dispose of Leaves

There are many ways to dispose of leaves and your annual holiday tree. Please see West Goshen Township’s rules below for disposing of fall leaves:  DO compost leaves whenever possible (explained more below). DO place leaves in biodegradable bags or trash cans for collection on November 9th, November 23, or December 14. There is no […]

People of West Goshen: Meet Police Chief Joseph Gleason

As a child, Police Chief Joe Gleason looked forward to the parade every year, not for the floats or bands, but to see his heroes pass by. Sitting on the front porch of his Havertown home, he waits for the special wave from his heroes in blue. “As a kid, I thought that they walked […]

Meet the Public Works Department

When is the last time you’ve thought about the West Goshen Public Works Department?  If your answer was “I don’t know…” or “Never,” you might be surprised that is just the way the department likes it. “I know that we are doing a good job when people aren’t thinking about us!” quipped Director of Public […]

West Goshen Township to Accept Unwanted TV’s and Computer Monitors

Beginning on September 1st the Township will be accepting discarded TV’s and Computer Monitors. Drop off will be by appointment only and there will be a fee of $25.00 each. Please contact the Township to make an appointment at 610-696-5266 ext. 4305 or email lcovatta@westgoshen.org.

What Your Recycling Becomes

Recycling is beneficial to the environment in many ways. Recycling can reduce the amount of waste sent to landfills and incinerators, conserve natural resources, increase economic security, prevent pollution, save energy, and support American manufacturing and help create jobs in the recycling and manufacturing industries in the United States. Most importantly by reducing the amount […]