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Aston Township Fire Department Open House


Come out and join the Aston Township Fire Department on Thursday October 24, 2019 from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. as they hold their open house and celebrate Fire Prevention Week! This event will be rain or shine and held at 2900 Dutton Mill Road.  They will be doing Fire Truck Demonstrations/Tours, Ambulance Tours, Chip the Fire Dog, Escape Planning and more!!! If you have any questions please contact 610-494-6771. A Facebook link to their event can be found here, there you can find more information and updates about the event.

Aston Township Fire Department Open House2019-12-17T20:49:05-05:00

18th Anniversary September 11th Memorial Ceremony


18th Anniversary September 11th (Patriot's Day) Memorial Ceremony Aston Township Memorial Garden 5 - Points Concord & Pennell Roads. Alternate Site For Rain Will Be The Aston Township Community Center 3270 Concord Road. Aston, Pa 19014. Wednesday, 9/11/2019 beginning at 6:00 PM For Further Information Contact: Jim Graham - 484-832-3197  

18th Anniversary September 11th Memorial Ceremony2019-12-17T20:51:40-05:00

New Fire Station Updates


New Fire Station The Township is moving forward with plans for the new Fire Station at 2900 Dutton Mill Road as an expansion of the current building.  We would like to thank State Senator Tom Killion for his assistance in getting a $1 Million grant from the Commonwealth toward construction which could start in the spring of 2019. In accordance with the Pennsylvania Municipalities Planning Code, land development plans have been filed with Aston Township and the Delaware County Planning Commission.   The Delaware County Planning Commission will review the land develop application and land development plans on Thursday, November 15, 2018.  Then [...]

New Fire Station Updates2018-10-29T16:11:32-04:00

Governor Wolf Announces Funding To Renovate Aston Township Fire Department


Governor Tom Wolf announced today that the firehouse, formally known as Green Ridge Fire House, now Aston Township Fire Department in Aston, Delaware County, will use new state funding to quadruple the size of its fire house enabling it to better provide the services necessary to keep members of the local community safe.  Aston Township was awarded a $1 million grant to expand the Aston Township Fire Department from 5,250 square feet to 20,680 square feet and complete renovations to modernize the 30-year-old building. This is the first release of RACP funding in Delaware County on 2018 Business Plans submitted. Thank [...]

Governor Wolf Announces Funding To Renovate Aston Township Fire Department2018-08-07T15:29:17-04:00

A Letter From Aston Township Fire Marshal Tom Morgan


Aston Township has new signs on major roads as you enter our town that say “A Community that Cares”. Late Tuesday evening, November 15, 2016, and in the days that followed, we personified that little public relations snippet more than you can imagine.  Let me tell you about it. At 11:17pm the Aston Township Fire Department was dispatched to the area of Linda Lane and Birney Highway for a building fire. 27 Aston volunteer firefighters left their home and answered the alarm.  10 mutual aid fire departments, 3 EMS and 6 police units also responded.  Our community cares. […]

A Letter From Aston Township Fire Marshal Tom Morgan2017-02-03T11:45:08-05:00

Aston Police Department Named 2016 Citizens Of The Year


Aston Commissioners, during the Sept. 21 meeting, named the Aston Police Department as 2016 Citizens of the Year.  Commissioners President Jim Stigale read a proclamation praising Chief Dan Ruggieri and members of the police department for their professionalism and dedication to the township. “The Aston Township Police Department provides excellent, professional service each and every day along with great concern for the safety and well-being of the Aston Township Community,” Stigale said. “Our dedicated police officers respond to emergencies, which often are of a life-threatening nature. Their ability to evaluate the situation quickly with regard and respect for all involved is [...]

Aston Police Department Named 2016 Citizens Of The Year2016-10-03T14:24:58-04:00

Aston-Beechwood Fire Company Decommissioned During Solemn Ceremony


Emotions ran high the evening of August 18 as members of the Aston Township Fire Department (ATFD) #17 joined commissioners, officials and neighbors for the decommissioning ceremony of the ATFD West station, formerly known as the Aston-Beechwood Fire Company #72 on Mount Road. “Traditions in the fire service are very important, said Sean Joyce, ATFD president. “We, as the newly formed Aston Township Fire Department, feel the same way and believe this station is a very important part of our legacy… Change is not always easy, and in order to grow and continue to serve the community we must continue to [...]

Aston-Beechwood Fire Company Decommissioned During Solemn Ceremony2016-09-19T18:08:57-04:00

Aston Police K-9 Jax Retires


Aston Commissioner Jim McGinn and Police Chief Dan Ruggieri presented a proclamation and plaque to Officer Mikell Jones, who accepted on behalf of K-9 Jax. Photos by Loretta Rodgers Aston Police K-9 Jax was recognized on the event of his retirement by the Aston Board of Commissioners,  township residents, representatives of the Penn-Delco School District and Neumann University during the June 15 commissioners meeting. Jax was on-hand for the ceremony with his handler, Officer Mikell Jones, who has been Jax’s partner from the day he arrived. […]

Aston Police K-9 Jax Retires2016-06-30T18:48:36-04:00

Joseph Hart Named 2015 Aston Township Police Officer of the Year


Aston 5th Ward Commissioner Jim McGinn, who serves as liaison to the police department, presented Joseph Hart with a proclamation honoring him as 2015 Aston Township Police Officer of the Year. photo by Loretta Rodgers Aston Commissioners, during the June 15 meeting, via proclamation, honored township police officer Joseph Hart as 2015 Police Officer of the Year. Hart, the son of Joseph, Sr. and Dale Hart, is a graduate of Sun Valley High School and the Delaware County Community College Municipal Police Academy. […]

Joseph Hart Named 2015 Aston Township Police Officer of the Year2016-07-08T14:02:04-04:00

ATFD’s New Fire Station Announcement


Fire Station Announcement: The board of commissioners, after reviewing the public comments received at public meetings, the cost estimates for site development provided by the engineer and the statistics, including run times and manning fire calls provided by the Aston Township Fire Department, have decided to locate the new Aston Township Fire Department station at 2900 Dutton Mill Road, Aston. The board of commissioners will form a committee with the fire department to begin discussions on all aspects of financing the new fire station. Commissioner Carol Graham    

ATFD’s New Fire Station Announcement2016-03-21T17:46:49-04:00