New Township brine dispensing equipment. The Public Works Department used a little ingenuity to make their own brine truck for the winter season. A brine maker is similar to what PennDOT has and uses a mix of salt and water to prep the roads before a winter storm. The Public Works employees went online and found the instructions before constructing it with about $400 in materials. The truck uses a 300 gallon tank and covered more than expected in its first trip around the Township. It took about three days to make and it was first used to prep [...]
New fire department location meeting; Marching Vanguards honored for Cavalcade of Bands win; Higgins, Osborn, Link and McGinn sworn in as commissioners; these stories and more in this month's issue of the Aston Township Times. Download it now!
Thomas Piraino and Jonathan Curtis were hired as part-time Aston Township police officers. (photo by Loretta Rodgers) by Loretta Rodgers. Aston Commissioners, during a recent meeting, announced the hiring of new part-time police officers Thomas Piraino and Jonathan Curtis, effective Jan. 4. Piraino is a graduate of Salesianum School and is currently studying emergency management at Delaware County Community College. He is a sergeant in the Delaware Army National Guard and a veteran of the war in Afghanistan. Piraino is a member of the Aston Township Fire Department. Curtis previously worked at the Delaware County Park Police and the [...]
The Sun Valley High School Marching Band. (photo by Loretta Rodgers) by Loretta Rodgers. Aston Commissioners, during the January 20 meeting, presented a proclamation to the Sun Valley High School Band. Under the direction of Tim Pry, the band was recognized for placing first in every competition this season. The Marching Vanguards also received special awards for receiving the high score in high visual as well as high overall effect. […]
Aston Township has declared a “State of Emergency”. The Township Police department, Fire department, and EMS services will remain in service for continuous 24 hour coverage. In the event of an emergency all residents are urged to dial 911. We encourage all residents to refrain from driving to improve emergency response and so that our snow removal crews can clear to roadways.
With his wife holding the Bible, new 1st Ward Commissioner Michael Link was sworn into office by Magisterial District Judge Diane Holefelder. (photo by Loretta Rodgers) During a special reorganization meeting held Jan. 4, James Stigale and Michael Higgins were unanimously re-elected president and vice president of the township board of commissioners, respectively. […]
Commissioner Fulginiti recognized for his service; Bruce Reimer Retires after 27 years; Moose Lodge donates for new K-9 Unit; and more in this month's issue of the Aston Township Times. Download it now!