Monday, June 22, 2015
JUNE 27, 2015
STARTING AT 10 AM AT THE RIDLEY HIGH SCHOOL
Route: Leaving the Ridley High School at 10 am. Going up Morton Avenue, turning left onto Michigan Avenue, turning left onto Milmont Avenue proceeding up Milmont Avenue crossing MacDade Boulevard and making a right onto Belmont Avenue Finishing at the Milmont Fire House. There will be Hamburgers, hot dogs, pop-corn, pretzels, cupcakes and refreshments for all compliments of the Milmont Fire Company.
• ANY CHILD THAT WOULD LIKE TO PARTICIPATE IN THE PARADE CAN DECORACTE A BIKE, SCOOTER, STROLLER, ELECTRIC CAR AND MEET AT THE RIDLEY CREEKSIDE CENTER AT 9:30 AM 794 MILMONT AVE, MILMONT PARK PA
TO REGISTER YOUR CHILD PLEASE CONTACT CAPTAIN RICHARD SULLIVAN 2673246881 OR EMAIL BETSY SULLIVAN AT email@example.com
YOU DO NOT HAVE TO BE REGISTERED TO BE IN THE PARADE.
HELP US CELEBRATE OUR NATIONS BIRTHDAY!!!!!!!
Tuesday, June 9, 2015
Ambulance 49-7 (EMS Capt. Amy JAckson/EMS Lt. Nancy Sullivan) with help from 12-7 (Eddystone Fire Co. EMS) stood by the 49th Ridley High School graduation exercises on the Phil Marion Field at the high school. Hundreds were in attendance and came out in the heat to watch the class of 2015 graduate. Members of the Milmont Fire Company Ryan Curley and Tyler DiDomizio were among the graduates. The officers and members of Station 49, offer best of luck to them in their future.
After graduation was completed, the fire crew mounted up on Tower49 and Engine49-1 and hit the street and headed up to the high school and set up the engine and tower for some deluge gun work and flowed a large amount of water. The crew also worked on ground ladder placement, and raising and lowering techniques.
Graduating Class of 2015
Charles B. Mullin, 88, a longtime resident of Secane, died at home on May 28, 2015.
Mr. Mullin was born in Philadelphia to the late Charles and Alice (nee Stott) Mullin.
He served in the Navy as Seamen 2nd Class during World War II. Mr. Mullin was self-employed and owner of Charles B. Mullin Lettering. He was widely known throughout the tri-state area for gold leaf lettering of fire equipment. Mr. Mullin was a paid Assistant Chief for Primos-Secane and Westbrook Park, past president and ladder captain for Cardington Stonehurst Fire Co., as well as a member of the 8th District Board of Director of County Firefighters Association. He enjoyed traveling.
He was predeceased by his wife of 37 years, Evalyn L. (nee Palmer) Mullin.
He is survived by his sister, Lois A. Cook, two nieces and many friends.
Visitation: Tuesday, 7 p.m. at Williams Lombardo Funeral Home, 33 W. Baltimore Ave., Clifton Heights, PA 19018.
Memorial Service: Tuesday, 8 p.m. at Williams Lombardo Funeral Home.
Condolences: www.williamslombardofuneralhome.com - See more at: http://www.legacy.com/obituaries/delcotimes/obituary.aspx?n=charles-b-mullin&pid=174976593&fhid=14158#sthash.I8YL04zW.dpuf
In addition to Milmont, Charlie also performed his artistry on many of Delaware County and surrounding area fire apparatus. His skill will be missed and will not be duplicated. The officers and members of the Milmont Fire Company hold Charlie and his family in prayers.
This week drill companies from Milmont (Tower, Engine, Ambulance), Folsom (18), and Prospect Park (08) drilled at the Montgomery County Fire Academy. Members from all the companies drilled on R.I.T., fire suppression, hose advancement, search and rescue, as well as other firefighting techniques. The drill lasted about 3 hours.
Pictures by Amy Jackson
Ambulance 49-7 covered the annual Ridley Township Police Association Safety Picnic on May 11th. Several minor injuries were attended to , but no one required to go to the hospital.
The picnic is held every year where Ridley Township elementary school kids participate in fun and games. EMS Captain Amy Jackson and EMS Lt. Nancy Sullivan stood by for any emergencies. Milmont Fire Company EMS had been volunteering their time for years to ensure the safety of those who participate.
This year along with all the fun, there was also a K9 demonstration from K9 Officer from Ridley Park Police with his dog Jager, Boeing Fire Company TAC unit, DJ John Saddic provided music, and once again the Philly Phanatic.
Special thanks goes out to all the officers of Ridley Township, Eddystone Police, Ridley Township Highway Department, and especially retiring after 30 years of service to Ridley Township, Mark Vonderstuck for making every picnic a success.
Pa. State Mounted Troopers
May 6th Tower 49 and crew consisting of Captain Richard Sullivan, EMS Capt. Amy Jackson, and firefighters Sam Driben and Ryan Curley, attended the Delaware County Law Enforcement Memorial Foundation induction ceremony. The flag was hung high up in the air by Tower 49 and the help of Tower 44 (Springfield Fire Co.) Milmont Fire Company Deputy Chief and Bethel Police Officer Jay Volpone is on the DCLEMF committee and was on hand to help set up. Thankfully there were no LODD deaths last year, but Police Officer Ray Castaldi (Marple Police), who was not only a founding member but active in the annual inductions, had passed away this year. The foundation dedicated a plaque and planted a tree to honor his dedication. Ofc. Castaldi's family was at the ceremony for the dedication. Police officers from around the county and surrounding areas, were also participating. This year's dedication also included Mounted Troopers from Lancaster County, K9 officer, and bag pipers.
Thursday, May 14, 2015
Today May 14, 2015 the Milmont Fire Co. hosted Grace Park Elementary"s Kindergarten classes for the second year. They are learning what Good Citizens do and came to the firehouse to meet the men and women that volunteer to serve the community. We had an AM and a PM tour. The boys and girls met Captain Richard Sullivan, Lisa Parks, Lexi Sullivan and Betsy Sullivan. Captain Sullivan showed the boys and girls the fire trucks and the Ambulance. The boys and girls had a chance to wear a fire Helmet, hold tools that the firemen use and even get into the trucks and ambulance to see what they were like. Milmont Fire Company was honored to have the Kindergarten class come to our firehouse. They all had many questions and Captain Sullivan was glad to answer each one of them. We would like to thank the teachers for bringing the kids today Dan Arrison and paraprofessional Kathy Austin, Katie In Kopay and Kendall Howanski.
On Saturday May 2nd, the 49ers along many other participants, got together for the birthday of 12 year old Josh Kramer an autistic boy from Delaware County. Josh's birthday was actually on April 3rd, but nobody from his school showed up for that invite.
Justice Animal Rescue heard about what happened to Josh and decided to hold a party for him at Ridley State Creek Park posting the event on facebook. The tally of those who wanted to participate snow balled. Fire trucks, police motorcycles, custom jeep club as well as many other people, met at Granite Run Mall parking lot for the parade down Route 352 to the park. Milmont Fire Company members Jay Leaver and Lisa Parks (Parks Entertainment) donated their time and DJ skills to the event.
Channel 6ABC news covered the event as seen on the link below.
Saturday, April 18, 2015
On Saturday April 18th, the Milmont Fire Company honored their members at the annual awards banquet held in the Milmont Hall. The evening kicked off with the blessing from Kyle Adamczyk of Our Lady of Peace Church. A buffet style dinner was enjoyed by all those in attendance including State Representative Joseph Hackett. Representative Hackett ,later in the evening, help give out the awards and presented the winners a certificate of appreciation signed by him.
Retired Commissioner from Ridley Townships 3rd ward, Sheri Zuppo, was given a special appreciation plaque for Outstanding Community Service. Mrs. Zuppo gave 40 years of service to the township and continued to give her support to the Milmont Fire Company throughout.
The following awards were given out to give thanks for all the hard work throughout the 2014 year:
TOP 10 FIREFIGHTERS
1. Richard Sullivan Jr
2. Richard Sullivan III
3. Ryan Curley
4. Dylan Latorco
5. Robert Baxter
6. Mark Rice
7. TJ Burke Jr.
8. Terry Burke Sr. and Jay Volpone Sr
9. Sam Driben and Steve Annas
10. Joe Maginnis
Fire Rookie of the Year: Andy Kalesnik
Firefighter of the Year: Richard Sullivan Jr. and Richard Sullivan III
TOP 5 EMS
1. Mark Rice
2. Kyle McCans
3. Nancy Sullivan and Amy Jackson
5. Sam Driben
Business Appreciation Award: Mike Harvey (State Farm) and Applebee's of Folsom
Chief's Award: TJ Burke Jr. , Jay Volpone, and Betsy Sullivan
President's Award: Mark Rice
Engineer's Award: Steve Annas
Appreciation Award: David Grieff
Lifetime Achievement: Amy Jackson
Charlie Hornberger Award: Terry Burke Sr and Betsy Sullivan
After all the awards were given out, the evening continued with dancing with DJ Steve Skalish. A great time was had by all.
The members, officers, and banquet committee would like to thank our cover company Station 68 Marcus Hook and all those who attended.
Board of Directors
Monday, April 6, 2015
THE MILMONT FIRE COMPANY AWARDS BANQUET
APRIL 18, 2015
DOORS OPEN 5:45 P.M.
HOR D'OEUVERS @ 6 P.M.
DINNER 7 P.M.
COME OUT AND ENJOY A NIGHT OF DINNER AND DANCING, GOOD FOOD AND DRINK. CATERING BY ITALIAN BROTHERS.
FOR TICKETS CALL BETSY 6106337963 $20 PER PERSON INCLUDES BUFFET, OPEN BAR.
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