“Protecting History Since 1967”
HERE COMES SANTA … On Sunday December 22nd, 2013 … RAIN, SNOW, SLEET or SHINE … SANTA Will Be Touring A Majority Of Upper Makefield Township ..SANTA Will Begin His Tour At Approx 10:00am and Will Return To The Taylorsville Road Firehouse For Pictures Between 6:30pm & 8pm.
UMFC Will Be Also Hosting A Food Drive Drop Off and Collecting Non-Perishable Food for the Penndel Food Pantry. The Penndel Food Pantry Is In Desperate Need Of Canned and Boxed Food Items Which Should Be In Date and Undamaged, Please No Glass Containers. Donations Are Being Accepted At The Taylorsville Road Firehouse Between 10am and 4pm Or During The SANTA Photo Time From 6:30pm to 8pm.
Everyone Who Donates Will Receive A Raffle Ticket For A Chance To Win A Gift Certificate To “TOYS-R-US”. The Drawing For The Gift Certificate Will Be Immediately Following The Picture Time.
Feel free to share any pictures you take of the parade by emailing the Fire Company at Santa@umfc.org … Thank youRead More
Beginning in early February 2014, St. Mary Medical Center (SMMC), Langhorne, PA., will be providing to the residents and visitors of the township Advanced Life Support (ALS) services. The hospital will be staffing a SMMC owned and operated ambulance, staffed by SMMC Paramedics and EMTs. The new ambulance service will be housed at the Upper Makefield Fire Company, Taylorsville Road, Station 71 and will be providing 24/7/365 service to the township. The fire company is thrilled to have SMMC crews residing and making Station 71 their new home.Read More
The Upper Makefield Fire Company responded to 13 Emergency Responses with an average of 10 firefighters per call responding. The company was in-service for 55 man hours on emergencies. The Fire Company also held one training night in November on air pack recertification. The 1st of 3 manditory recertification on our airpacks held annually. Members are required to make 1 of the 3 nights. This accounted for another 30 manhours this month. Interesting calls this month included a Loader Fire at the Thorpe Farm and an over turned Tri Axle Dump Truck at Rt. 532 & Balderston Dr. The Fire company was also out this month to Thank the Washington Crossing Inn for all their help & support with our annual Italian Night/Auction Fund Raiser Event. Last but not least a crew was out to bring Santa to help the Kiwanis Club Light the Tree at RT 532 & Rt32 on November 29th.Read More
Thursday November 21, 2013, Upper Makefield Fire Company President, Bart Krauss presented a plaque to Alex Bielanski, Manager of the Washington Crossing Inn on behalf of the Upper Makefield Fire Company.
The Washington Crossing Inn Owners and Management graciously hosted a sold-out gala fundraiser to benefit the Upper Makefield Fire Company. Fire Company Secretary, Pete Cheyney, event planners Jim Barry, Treasurer of the Fire Company, John Paul and Mary Ryan, were on hand to express their appreciation.
The Washington Crossing Inn has committed to hosting this year’s event, scheduled for Saturday, February 22, 2014, 6:00PM. The upcoming gala will feature a delicious Italian buffet, cash bar, live and silent auction and live entertainment. Tickets are limited, cost $25.00/person. More information on the event with be forthcoming as the event comes closer.