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2014

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Feb 10- Please pardon our website as we update a few pages and get everything up to date for you. Thank you! ~~~~~~~ NTFD NEWS

The Passing of a Member

(Feb. 6) — It is with a heavy heart that we announce the passing of one of our members Cindy (Trowbridge) Yohe. Cindy has been a social member with our department for many years. She is survived by her daughters, Lindsey and Amber; brothers, Kerry and Terry; and sister, Barb, all of whom spent time as members of our fire department. Our thoughts and prayers go out to all the family. RIP, Cindy, we will miss you.

Feb. 7 Bingo Cancelled

(Feb. 6) — Attn: Bingo will be cancelled due to the storm damage and our fire house being activated as an emergency shelter… hope everyone is staying warm and being safe. Thank you and see you all next week.

Emergency Shelter

(Feb. 6) — Newberry Township Fire Department, in conjunction with the American Red Cross, will open our fire department starting today as an emergency shelter for Newberry Township residents who are without power and in need of a warm place to stay. Please contact the fire department at 717-938-3801. The emergency shelter will be activated at 3 pm today. Please be sure to bring you own comfort items, medications, blankets and pillows. Thank you

January Call Data Provided

(Feb. 4) — For the month of January 2014 the NTFD ran a total of 33 calls.

Motor Vehicle Accidents: 10

Structure fires: 6

Haz Mat/fuel spill: 1

Gas leak: 1

Medical Assist: 2

Debris removal: 1

Vehicle fires: 4

Wires: 2

Brush fire: 1

AFA (fire alarm): 1

Training for the month consisted of SCBA recertification for the FF’s (time drill & maze time) and familiarization of some of the rescue tools and equipment. Thank you to all of the members!

Winter Weather

(Feb. 4) — As everyone knows, we are due to get some snow tonight and then close to a half an inch of ice… please be careful. The roads will probably be snow covered until after the ice is over with. If you don’t have to be on the roads, don’t be. If you do, please watch for emergency equipment responding to calls and please yield the way to plow trucks and salt trucks. They are out to make the roads better, and please don’t tailgate them. Everyone be safe and have flash lights and batteries available. It’s very possible the ice will bring down power lines and trees. Everyone be careful and have a safe day.

The 2014 Line & Administrative Officers:

Chief: Gary Hatterer

Deputy Chief: Mike Rupley

Asst. Chief: Tim Whitebread

Captain: Jason Handley

Lieutenant: Brandon Hedstrom

Fire Police Capt: Frank Evans

Fire Police Lt: Tony Fisher

President: Mark Hillis

Vice President: Kim Rupley

Secretary: Jayne Hatterer

Treasurer: vacant

Trustees: Chuck Schoffstall Jr, Brian Johnson & Ben Summey.

The NTFD ran a total of 351 calls for the year. The NTFD is always looking for new members, whether it is for firefighting, fire police or just being a social member. Applications can be picked up at the FD. Any questions call the station or 495-3146.

Blood Drive Update

(Feb. 4) — Update for the Blood Drive this Saturday…..Everyone who attempts to donate with receive a Papa John’s Buy One, Get One FREE Large Pizza certificate!

Give the Gift of Life “Blood Drive”

Newberry Township Fire Department in conjunction with the Central Pennsylvania Blood Bank will be sponsoring our 3rd annual “Gift of Life Blood Drive” on Saturday February 8th 2014 from 9:00 am until 12:00 pm.

Newberry Township Fire Department
2145 York Haven Road
Etters Pa 17319
Phone 717-938-3801

We will be selling Chicken Corn Soup by the Quart or Bowl…

Chicken Corn Soup
Cost: $6.00 Quart
$2.50 Bowl

The blood bank is very low on blood donations at this time, so come on out, save a life and support Newberry Twp. Fire Department!

3rd annual “Gift of Life Blood Drive”

(Jan. 31) — Newberry Township Fire Department in conjunction with the Central Pennsylvania Blood Bank will be sponsoring our 3rd annual “Gift of Life Blood Drive” on Saturday February 8th 2014 from 9:00 am until 12:00 pm.

Newberry Township Fire Department
2145 York Haven Road
Etters Pa 17319
Phone 717-938-3801

We will be selling Chicken Corn Soup by the Quart or Bowl

Chicken Corn Soup
Cost: $6.00 Quart
$2.50 Bowl

The blood bank is very low on blood donations at this time, so come on out, save a life and support Newberry Twp. Fire Department!

Harrisburg Patriot-News (01/27/2014)

http://www.pennlive.com/midstate/index.ssf/2014/01/fire_and_ems_units_in_cumberla.html#incart_river

Fire, EMS units in Cumberland, York counties receive $118K

By Barbara Miller

Fire companies and emergency medical service units in Cumberland and northern York counties will be receiving $118,000 from the Pennsylvania Fire Company and Volunteer Ambulance Service grant program.

The funds can be used for equipment repair and purchase, training, debt reduction, and construction or renovation of fire company facilities, said state Rep. Mike Regan, R-92nd District in York and Cumberland counties.

The grant program, funded by gaming proceeds, is administered by the state Office of the Fire Commissioner and Pennsylvania Emergency Management Agency.

Here are those receiving awards:

  • Monaghan Township Volunteer Fire Company, Dillsburg, $12,161;
  • Newberry Township Fire Department, $7,091;
  • Citizen’s Fire Company No. 1, Mount Holly Springs, $27,239;
  • Yellow Breeches EMS, Mount Holy Springs, $7,091;
  • Citizens Hose Company No. 1, Dillsburg, $7,091 for EMS and $13,133 for fire;
  • Fairview Township EMS Inc., $7,091;
  • Fairview Township Fire Department, $11,600;
  • Franklintown Community Fire Company, Franklintown, $13,619;
  • Goldsboro Fire Company 1 Inc., $12,323.

Condolences

Jan. 26 — Newberry Township Fire Department sends its deepest condolences to the Toledo Fire Department, who lost two of their firefighters in the line of duty today. Our thoughts and prayers also go out to their families and friends. RIP our two fallen brothers.

Fire Hydrants

Jan. 3 — If you have a fire hydrant located on or near your property, Newberry Township Fire Department officials would appreciate it if you took a few minutes to clear any snow build-up from in front of it so it can be accessed in the event of a fire emergency. Thanks.

Update on fire families from last Friday fire on Railroad Ave.

Jan. 2 — The overwhelming response of caring people has flooded the families with clothing, so at this time we are closing the need for more clothing at NTFD. We will still except non perishable foods, gift cards or monetary donations. An account is being established at Susquehanna Bank in Manchester for family 1, (larger fire) and family 2 account is at Members 1st in Newberry Commons location.

We want to say thank you for all of the kind and generously giving people that have come out of several communities to help these families. Both families are going to temporary housing until clean up and rebuilding can be completed.

New Year’s Dinner

Jan. 1 — Another successful New Year’s Day Pork and Sauerkraut dinner. Thank you to all who came out to enjoy a meal. Another thank you to the 31 crew who came out and helped work the dinner. A great job was done by all. Happy New Year!

NOTE: We are in the process of cleaning up the older news that previously has been posted.

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2014

Social Hall Rentals

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Our social hall, which accommodates up to 150 people, is available for rent. Call (717) 938-3801 for more information.

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