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Supervisors Thank Police Chief Mark Smith

Mon, Apr 27th, 2015

The Board of Supervisors honored Police Chief Mark Smith with a retirement gift and a resolution thanking him for his years of service at an April 21 Board Meeting.

Chief Smith will retire on May 1 after 36 years of service to Whitpain Township.

"It has been an honor to serve my hometown for all of these years," said Chief Smith, who grew up in Broad Axe.

Please click here to read a story on Chief Smith that appeared in the Spring Township newsletter.

(From left) Township Manager Roman Pronczak, Supervisor Tony Greco, Supervisor Adam Zucker, Supervisor Chairman Fred Conner and Supervisor Ken Wollman present a resolution to (second from right) retiring Police Chief Mark Smith.

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Whitpain Again Named Tree City

Thu, Apr 16th, 2015

The Arbor Day Foundation has named Whitpain a 2014 Tree City, the 20th consecutive year that the Township has received the honor.

The Tree City designation recognizes the Township's commitment to urban forest management. The Township also received a Tree City USA Growth Award for demonstrating environmental improvement and a higher level of tree care.

"Everyone benefits when elected officials, volunteers and committed citizens in communities like Whitpain make smart investments in urban forests," said Matt Harris, chief executive of the Arbor Day Foundation.

Supervisors Chairman Fred Conner said tree care remains a priority for the Township and highlighted the efforts of the Shade Tree Commission.

"In words and in actions, our Shade Tree Commission has been a advocate for the environment in Whitpain and we can't thank them enough," he said.

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Expect Delays On Morris Road

Sat, Apr 11th, 2015

Over the next few weeks, motorists can expect some lane restrictions on Morris Road between Cathcart Road. and Ginko Drive as crews from PECO and North Wales Water work on relocating underground utilities.

The lane restrictions will occur between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m. on weekdays. At least one lane will be passable during the construction. Crews will be on hand to direct traffic.

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SARS Honored For Cardiac Care

Mon, Apr 27th, 2015

The Second Alarmer's Rescue Squad (SARS) has been honored by the American Heart Association for outstanding cardiac care.

SARS is one of 62 rescue squads in Pennsylvania to receive the 2015 American Heart Association Mission Lifeline: EMS Performance Achievement Award. The program is a collaboration between pre-hospital and in-hospital healthcare providers and recognizes the importance of emergency medical service providers in contributing to the overall successful outcome of patients experiencing cardiac events.

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Community Calendar

Sun, Feb 8th, 2015

A look at upcoming events in the Township.

May 3

Rotary Club of Blue Bell All You Can Eat Pancake Breakfast
8 a.m. - 11:30 a.m., Manor House at Prophecy Creek Park
$8 adults, $5 children ages 3-10
Benefits Second Alarmers Rescue Squad (SARS)
Click here for more information

May 9

Paper Shredding Event, Sponsored by Whitpain Police Association
9 a.m. - 1 p.m. or until truck is full, Stony Creek Sports Park
Township Residents Only

May 15

Big Rig Round-Up
5 p.m. - 7:30 p.m., Wentz Run Park
Click here for more information

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Events Calendar

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Tuesday - May 05, 2015
Board of Supervisors'
Saturday - May 09, 2015
Paper Shredding Event
Tuesday - May 12, 2015
Shade Tree Commission
Tuesday - May 12, 2015
Planning Commission
Friday - May 15, 2015
Big Rig Round-Up