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Township residents can dispose of out of date prescriptions and over the counter medicine at the Township Police Dept thanks to this special container provided by VFW Post 6704

Township residents can dispose of out of date prescriptions and over the counter medicine at the Township Police Dept thanks to this special container provided by VFW Post 6704

Commissioner Silcox makes a presentation to Tom Russell of WHP CBS 21 News and Joe and Rita Pirozzi for their involvement in the successful “Steak and a Forecast” event with the Hampden Township Volunteer Fire Dept

Commissioner Silcox makes a presentation to Tom Russell of WHP CBS 21 News and Joe and Rita Pirozzi for their involvement in the successful “Steak and a Forecast” event with the Hampden Township Volunteer Fire Dept

Commissioner Bienstock recognizes Pinnacle Health Vice President Paul Toburen and Chief Operating Officer of the West Shore Hospital Dr. Christian Caicedo for PinnacleHealth’s “Best Hospitals” and “Most Beautiful Hospitals” rankings in recent publications

Commissioner Bienstock recognizes Pinnacle Health Vice President Paul Toburen and Chief Operating Officer of the West Shore Hospital Dr. Christian Caicedo for PinnacleHealth’s “Best Hospitals” and “Most Beautiful Hospitals” rankings in recent publications

Hampden Township Commissioners Nate Silcox and John Thomas along with Gary Coburn and Bob Weed of the Hampden Veterans Recognition Committee say goodbye to Captain Jeff and Maritza Rathbun and welcome Captain Rudy Geisler and his wife to the Naval Support Activity.

Hampden Township Commissioners Nate Silcox and John Thomas along with Gary Coburn and Bob Weed of the Hampden Veterans Recognition Committee say goodbye to Captain Jeff and Maritza Rathbun and welcome Captain Rudy Geisler and his wife to the Naval Support Activity.

Hampden Township Board President, Al Bienstock presents a Resolution of the Board of Commissioners to Naval Base Commander Jeffrey Rathbun recognizing him for service to the country, our region and as a Veteran\'s Recognition Committee volunteer during his Change of Command Ceremony.

Hampden Township Board President, Al Bienstock presents a Resolution of the Board of Commissioners to Naval Base Commander Jeffrey Rathbun recognizing him for service to the country, our region and as a Veteran\'s Recognition Committee volunteer during his Change of Command Ceremony.

The Hampden Board of Commissioners welcomes new Officers Michael McIntyre and Derek Day after their oath of office was administered on Nov 24, 2015

The Hampden Board of Commissioners welcomes new Officers Michael McIntyre and Derek Day after their oath of office was administered on Nov 24, 2015

Township staff participate in an annual CPR certification course which is part of an ongoing program coordinated through the Township\'s Safety Committee

Township staff participate in an annual CPR certification course which is part of an ongoing program coordinated through the Township\'s Safety Committee

Fire Chief Rick Flinn III, Assistant Fire Chief Tom Hoffecker, and Assistant Fire Chief Michael Taylor receive their oath of office from District Judge Silcox

Fire Chief Rick Flinn III, Assistant Fire Chief Tom Hoffecker, and Assistant Fire Chief Michael Taylor receive their oath of office from District Judge Silcox

Fire Company Trustees Jim Wible and Marty Herman receive their oath of office from District Judge Silcox

Fire Company Trustees Jim Wible and Marty Herman receive their oath of office from District Judge Silcox

George Broaddus receives an award from the Mechanicsburg VFW for exemplary service in his field.

George Broaddus receives an award from the Mechanicsburg VFW for exemplary service in his field.

Steven Goho receives an award from the Mechanicsburg VFW for exemplary service in his field.

Steven Goho receives an award from the Mechanicsburg VFW for exemplary service in his field.

Members of Cumberland York Area Local Defense Group (Al Bienstock, Shelby Rexrode, Jonathan Bowser, Barry Rhoads (consultant) and Jamie Keener) met with senior officials at the Pentagon on 3/22/16 concerning local military bases.

Members of Cumberland York Area Local Defense Group (Al Bienstock, Shelby Rexrode, Jonathan Bowser, Barry Rhoads (consultant) and Jamie Keener) met with senior officials at the Pentagon on 3/22/16 concerning local military bases.

Hampden Township Volunteer Fire Company annual Touch a Truck event invites the community to learn more about the volunteer fire service and to experience a wide array of fire apparatus and commercial grade trucks and equipment. Please support the efforts of the Hampden Township Volunteer Fire Company

Hampden Township Volunteer Fire Company annual Touch a Truck event invites the community to learn more about the volunteer fire service and to experience a wide array of fire apparatus and commercial grade trucks and equipment. Please support the efforts of the Hampden Township Volunteer Fire Company

Township Commissioners Al Bienstock and John V. Thomas (pictured on the right) attend the Grand Opening of Mechanicsburg Self Storage

Township Commissioners Al Bienstock and John V. Thomas (pictured on the right) attend the Grand Opening of Mechanicsburg Self Storage

Members of the Hampden Township Veteran’s Recognition Committee, Hampden Township Volunteer Fire Company, active duty and retired military personnel and the community attend a Memorial Day ceremony to honor the memory of those that lost their lives for this nation.

Members of the Hampden Township Veteran’s Recognition Committee, Hampden Township Volunteer Fire Company, active duty and retired military personnel and the community attend a Memorial Day ceremony to honor the memory of those that lost their lives for this nation.

Members of the Hampden Township Veteran’s Recognition Committee, Hampden Township Volunteer Fire Company, active duty and retired military personnel and the community attend a Memorial Day ceremony to honor the memory of those that lost their lives for this nation.

Members of the Hampden Township Veteran’s Recognition Committee, Hampden Township Volunteer Fire Company, active duty and retired military personnel and the community attend a Memorial Day ceremony to honor the memory of those that lost their lives for this nation.

Members of the Hampden Township Veteran’s Recognition Committee, Hampden Township Volunteer Fire Company, active duty and retired military personnel and the community attend a Memorial Day ceremony to honor the memory of those that lost their lives for this nation.

Members of the Hampden Township Veteran’s Recognition Committee, Hampden Township Volunteer Fire Company, active duty and retired military personnel and the community attend a Memorial Day ceremony to honor the memory of those that lost their lives for this nation.

Members of the Hampden Township Veteran’s Recognition Committee, Hampden Township Volunteer Fire Company, active duty and retired military personnel and the community attend a Memorial Day ceremony to honor the memory of those that lost their lives for this nation.

Members of the Hampden Township Veteran’s Recognition Committee, Hampden Township Volunteer Fire Company, active duty and retired military personnel and the community attend a Memorial Day ceremony to honor the memory of those that lost their lives for this nation.

Members of the Hampden Township Veteran’s Recognition Committee, Hampden Township Volunteer Fire Company, active duty and retired military personnel and the community attend a Memorial Day ceremony to honor the memory of those that lost their lives for this nation.

Members of the Hampden Township Veteran’s Recognition Committee, Hampden Township Volunteer Fire Company, active duty and retired military personnel and the community attend a Memorial Day ceremony to honor the memory of those that lost their lives for this nation.

Members of the Hampden Township Veteran’s Recognition Committee, Hampden Township Volunteer Fire Company, active duty and retired military personnel and the community attend a Memorial Day ceremony to honor the memory of those that lost their lives for this nation.

Members of the Hampden Township Veteran’s Recognition Committee, Hampden Township Volunteer Fire Company, active duty and retired military personnel and the community attend a Memorial Day ceremony to honor the memory of those that lost their lives for this nation.

Hampden Township Commissioner Nate Silcox joins members from various Chambers of Commerce to celebrate the grand opening of Duck Donuts and welcome their business to the community.

Hampden Township Commissioner Nate Silcox joins members from various Chambers of Commerce to celebrate the grand opening of Duck Donuts and welcome their business to the community.

Public Works crews work to televise sewer lines to ensure quality service in Hampden Township

Public Works crews work to televise sewer lines to ensure quality service in Hampden Township

Public Works crews work to televise sewer lines to ensure quality service in Hampden Township

Public Works crews work to televise sewer lines to ensure quality service in Hampden Township

Billy Fish, Township resident and Eagle Scout, leads a volunteer group in marking Township owned stromdrain inlets in his pursuit of the William T. Hornaday Award.  Over 240 inlets were marked by volunteers reminding residents that stormwater from the inlets drain to a local creek or watershed and that dumping of any foreign material is prohibited.  The project was completed at no cost the Township as Billy raised the funds necessary to cover the cost of materials and supplies through community based donations.  The Township Commissioners and Sewer Authority wish to recognize and congratulate Billy on the accomplishment of this project and his pursuit of the William T. Hornaday Award.

Billy Fish, Township resident and Eagle Scout, leads a volunteer group in marking Township owned stromdrain inlets in his pursuit of the William T. Hornaday Award. Over 240 inlets were marked by volunteers reminding residents that stormwater from the inlets drain to a local creek or watershed and that dumping of any foreign material is prohibited. The project was completed at no cost the Township as Billy raised the funds necessary to cover the cost of materials and supplies through community based donations. The Township Commissioners and Sewer Authority wish to recognize and congratulate Billy on the accomplishment of this project and his pursuit of the William T. Hornaday Award.

Billy Fish, Township resident and Eagle Scout, leads a volunteer group in marking Township owned stromdrain inlets in his pursuit of the William T. Hornaday Award.  Over 240 inlets were marked by volunteers reminding residents that stormwater from the inlets drain to a local creek or watershed and that dumping of any foreign material is prohibited.  The project was completed at no cost the Township as Billy raised the funds necessary to cover the cost of materials and supplies through community based donations.  The Township Commissioners and Sewer Authority wish to recognize and congratulate Billy on the accomplishment of this project and his pursuit of the William T. Hornaday Award.

Billy Fish, Township resident and Eagle Scout, leads a volunteer group in marking Township owned stromdrain inlets in his pursuit of the William T. Hornaday Award. Over 240 inlets were marked by volunteers reminding residents that stormwater from the inlets drain to a local creek or watershed and that dumping of any foreign material is prohibited. The project was completed at no cost the Township as Billy raised the funds necessary to cover the cost of materials and supplies through community based donations. The Township Commissioners and Sewer Authority wish to recognize and congratulate Billy on the accomplishment of this project and his pursuit of the William T. Hornaday Award.

Newly updated landscaping by Hole 17 at Armitage Golf Club

Newly updated landscaping by Hole 17 at Armitage Golf Club

Phase I of Veteran’s Memorial Park Underway.  Site work commences on Phase I of the Hampden Township Veteran’s Recognition Committee (VRC) Memorial Park.  Phase II of the park will showcase a Veteran’s Memorial.   The VRC, a 501(c)3 organization, raised the funds to pay for Phase I of the project and obtained generous donations from Pennsy Supply and Dawood Engineering, Inc.

Phase I of Veteran’s Memorial Park Underway. Site work commences on Phase I of the Hampden Township Veteran’s Recognition Committee (VRC) Memorial Park. Phase II of the park will showcase a Veteran’s Memorial. The VRC, a 501(c)3 organization, raised the funds to pay for Phase I of the project and obtained generous donations from Pennsy Supply and Dawood Engineering, Inc.

Creekview Family Fun Night 2016

Creekview Family Fun Night 2016

Creekview Family Fun Night 2016

Creekview Family Fun Night 2016

District Justice Kathryn Silcox swears in Fire Police Officers Bradley Mattern, John Casper, and Shawn Bennage Gregory

District Justice Kathryn Silcox swears in Fire Police Officers Bradley Mattern, John Casper, and Shawn Bennage Gregory

Hampden Township Volunteer Fire Company Open House October 2016

Hampden Township Volunteer Fire Company Open House October 2016

Hampden Township Volunteer Fire Company Open House October 2016

Hampden Township Volunteer Fire Company Open House October 2016

Hampden Township Volunteer Fire Company Open House October 2016

Hampden Township Volunteer Fire Company Open House October 2016

Hampden Township Volunteer Fire Company Open House October 2016

Hampden Township Volunteer Fire Company Open House October 2016

Hampden Township Volunteer Fire Company Open House October 2016

Hampden Township Volunteer Fire Company Open House October 2016

Commissioner Bienstock attending the Hampden Township Volunteer Fire Open House 2016

Commissioner Bienstock attending the Hampden Township Volunteer Fire Open House 2016

Commissioner Bienstock attending the Hampden Township Volunteer Fire Open House 2016

Commissioner Bienstock attending the Hampden Township Volunteer Fire Open House 2016

District Justice Kathryn Silcox swears in Fire Police Officer Terry Durham in front of the Board of Commissioners

District Justice Kathryn Silcox swears in Fire Police Officer Terry Durham in front of the Board of Commissioners

The Hampden Township Volunteer Fire Company Board presents a Unit Citation Ribbon to Chief Flinn, Cpt. Folk, Lt. Goho and other volunteer firefighters during a recent Board of Commissioners meeting in recognition of their service and extraordinary act to sustain life

The Hampden Township Volunteer Fire Company Board presents a Unit Citation Ribbon to Chief Flinn, Cpt. Folk, Lt. Goho and other volunteer firefighters during a recent Board of Commissioners meeting in recognition of their service and extraordinary act to sustain life

Commissioner Bienstock swearing in new police officer Johannes Notz

Commissioner Bienstock swearing in new police officer Johannes Notz

Commissioner Fetrow recognizing the retirement of Mike Orris after 37 years of service

Commissioner Fetrow recognizing the retirement of Mike Orris after 37 years of service

Steve Goho is honored as Fire Fighter of the Year by the Hampden Township Commissioners and Volunteer Fire Department

Steve Goho is honored as Fire Fighter of the Year by the Hampden Township Commissioners and Volunteer Fire Department

Chief Rick Flinn III (right) presents retired Lt. Steve Goho with a Recognition Award for the thousands of hours he provided protection to the residents of Hampden Township

Chief Rick Flinn III (right) presents retired Lt. Steve Goho with a Recognition Award for the thousands of hours he provided protection to the residents of Hampden Township

Fire Commissioner Nate Silcox (2nd from right) present Steve Goho with the Volunteer Fireman of the Year Award for his years of service as President of the Fire Company, Lieutenant/Line Officer, top responder to calls in 2016, a driver of all apparatus,  and as a member of the Company since 2007

Fire Commissioner Nate Silcox (2nd from right) present Steve Goho with the Volunteer Fireman of the Year Award for his years of service as President of the Fire Company, Lieutenant/Line Officer, top responder to calls in 2016, a driver of all apparatus, and as a member of the Company since 2007

Pictured are the members of the Hampden Township Volunteer Fire Company that responded to the most emergency calls in 2016

Pictured are the members of the Hampden Township Volunteer Fire Company that responded to the most emergency calls in 2016

Pictured are the Hampden Township Volunteer Fire Company Live-Ins.  For more information on the Live-In Program, please contact Doug Gochenaur at dgochenaur@hampdentownship.us or 717-909-6021

Pictured are the Hampden Township Volunteer Fire Company Live-Ins. For more information on the Live-In Program, please contact Doug Gochenaur at dgochenaur@hampdentownship.us or 717-909-6021

Chief Rick Flinn III presents Deputy Chief Jerry Ozog with the Chief\'s Award

Chief Rick Flinn III presents Deputy Chief Jerry Ozog with the Chief\'s Award

Vice President Jim Yaple gives President Steve Goho his Life Membership

Vice President Jim Yaple gives President Steve Goho his Life Membership

On April 1st, Hampden Township held its inaugural Community Shred Day at the Silver Creek Plaza.  While shredding was free, residents donated over $2,500 to the Hampden Veterans Park and Memorial Project.  Thanks to the sponsors, F&M Trust and Republic Services, and all the public officials and vendors that participated in the event!”

On April 1st, Hampden Township held its inaugural Community Shred Day at the Silver Creek Plaza. While shredding was free, residents donated over $2,500 to the Hampden Veterans Park and Memorial Project. Thanks to the sponsors, F&M Trust and Republic Services, and all the public officials and vendors that participated in the event!”

On April 1st, Hampden Township held its inaugural Community Shred Day at the Silver Creek Plaza.  While shredding was free, residents donated over $2,500 to the Hampden Veterans Park and Memorial Project.  Thanks to the sponsors, F&M Trust and Republic Services, and all the public officials and vendors that participated in the event!”

On April 1st, Hampden Township held its inaugural Community Shred Day at the Silver Creek Plaza. While shredding was free, residents donated over $2,500 to the Hampden Veterans Park and Memorial Project. Thanks to the sponsors, F&M Trust and Republic Services, and all the public officials and vendors that participated in the event!”

On April 1st, Hampden Township held its inaugural Community Shred Day at the Silver Creek Plaza.  While shredding was free, residents donated over $2,500 to the Hampden Veterans Park and Memorial Project.  Thanks to the sponsors, F&M Trust and Republic Services, and all the public officials and vendors that participated in the event!”

On April 1st, Hampden Township held its inaugural Community Shred Day at the Silver Creek Plaza. While shredding was free, residents donated over $2,500 to the Hampden Veterans Park and Memorial Project. Thanks to the sponsors, F&M Trust and Republic Services, and all the public officials and vendors that participated in the event!”

Girl Scouts from Troop 11359 present a donation of Girl Scout Cookies to Hampden Township first responders

Girl Scouts from Troop 11359 present a donation of Girl Scout Cookies to Hampden Township first responders

Mechanicsburg VFW Post 6704 presents an award to Police Officer Michael McIntyre

Mechanicsburg VFW Post 6704 presents an award to Police Officer Michael McIntyre

Mechanicsburg VFW Post 6704 presents an award to Police Officer Justin Wright

Mechanicsburg VFW Post 6704 presents an award to Police Officer Justin Wright

Commissioner Nate Silcox presents an award on behalf of Mechanicsburg VFW Post 6704 to Volunteer Firefighter Joe Folk

Commissioner Nate Silcox presents an award on behalf of Mechanicsburg VFW Post 6704 to Volunteer Firefighter Joe Folk

Commissioner Nate Silcox - along with Senator Mike Regan, Rep. Greg Rothman, and Lower Allen Township Commissioner - presented citations to Matthew Canonizado, John Smith, and Carson Schultz as a part of their Eagle Scout Court of Honor.  Also pictured is Boy Scout Troop 296 Scoutmaster Pete Tartline.

Commissioner Nate Silcox - along with Senator Mike Regan, Rep. Greg Rothman, and Lower Allen Township Commissioner - presented citations to Matthew Canonizado, John Smith, and Carson Schultz as a part of their Eagle Scout Court of Honor. Also pictured is Boy Scout Troop 296 Scoutmaster Pete Tartline.

Congratulations to new Eagle Scout Kyle Hummel from Boy Scout Troop 276.  Kyle is pictured with BJ Sieg (Office if Sen. Regan), Rep. Greg Rothman and Commissioner Nate Silcox.

Congratulations to new Eagle Scout Kyle Hummel from Boy Scout Troop 276. Kyle is pictured with BJ Sieg (Office if Sen. Regan), Rep. Greg Rothman and Commissioner Nate Silcox.

The Hampden Township Board of Commissioners recognizes Billy Fish for his achievement in earning the William T Hornaday Silver Medal

The Hampden Township Board of Commissioners recognizes Billy Fish for his achievement in earning the William T Hornaday Silver Medal

Hampden Township Volunteer Fire Company Touch a Truck May 2017

Hampden Township Volunteer Fire Company Touch a Truck May 2017

Hampden Township Volunteer Fire Company Touch a Truck May 2017

Hampden Township Volunteer Fire Company Touch a Truck May 2017

Hampden Township Volunteer Fire Company Touch a Truck May 2017

Hampden Township Volunteer Fire Company Touch a Truck May 2017

Hampden Township Board President, Al Bienstock presents a Resolution of the Commissioners to Naval Base Commander Rudy Geisler recognizing him for service to the country and our region during his Change of Command Ceremony

Hampden Township Board President, Al Bienstock presents a Resolution of the Commissioners to Naval Base Commander Rudy Geisler recognizing him for service to the country and our region during his Change of Command Ceremony

Janette Swade, Troy O’Neil, and Doug Gochenaur are recognized by Commissioner Gaspich and the Board of Commissioners for achieving the Shining Star of Life Award

Janette Swade, Troy O’Neil, and Doug Gochenaur are recognized by Commissioner Gaspich and the Board of Commissioners for achieving the Shining Star of Life Award

At Veterans Recognition Park, : Clay Dawson (Penna. Society Sons of the American Revolution) presenting plaque recognizing Revolutionary War Point of Remembrance to Susan Hurley (Capital Blue Cross, sponsor) and Bob Weed (Veterans Recognition Committee).

At Veterans Recognition Park, : Clay Dawson (Penna. Society Sons of the American Revolution) presenting plaque recognizing Revolutionary War Point of Remembrance to Susan Hurley (Capital Blue Cross, sponsor) and Bob Weed (Veterans Recognition Committee).

2017 Fun Food Fest at Hampden Park Sponsored by Pinnacle Health

2017 Fun Food Fest at Hampden Park Sponsored by Pinnacle Health

2017 Fun Food Fest at Hampden Park Sponsored by Pinnacle Health

2017 Fun Food Fest at Hampden Park Sponsored by Pinnacle Health

2017 Fun Food Fest at Hampden Park Sponsored by Pinnacle Health

2017 Fun Food Fest at Hampden Park Sponsored by Pinnacle Health

2017 Fun Food Fest at Hampden Park Sponsored by Pinnacle Health

2017 Fun Food Fest at Hampden Park Sponsored by Pinnacle Health

2017 Fun Food Fest at Hampden Park Sponsored by Pinnacle Health

2017 Fun Food Fest at Hampden Park Sponsored by Pinnacle Health

Com Silcox, along with Kaytee Moyer of Rep. Rothman\'s office and Rep. Steve Bloom attended the Eagle Scout Court of Honor for Andrew Heidelbaugh, Matt McCandless, and Jackson McCullough

Com Silcox, along with Kaytee Moyer of Rep. Rothman\'s office and Rep. Steve Bloom attended the Eagle Scout Court of Honor for Andrew Heidelbaugh, Matt McCandless, and Jackson McCullough

Commissioner Bienstock presents awards to Junior Commissioners Mimi Chase, William Fish, and Harshan Sivaraju recognizing their time as Junior Commissioners

Commissioner Bienstock presents awards to Junior Commissioners Mimi Chase, William Fish, and Harshan Sivaraju recognizing their time as Junior Commissioners

Lt Richard Nulty is sworn in by Commissioner Al Bienstock at the August 31 Board of Commissioners meeting

Lt Richard Nulty is sworn in by Commissioner Al Bienstock at the August 31 Board of Commissioners meeting

The Hampden Board of Commissioners and Police Chief Junkin recognize and thank Lt Steven Shissler on his retirement

The Hampden Board of Commissioners and Police Chief Junkin recognize and thank Lt Steven Shissler on his retirement

Members of the Harrisburg Telugu Association conduct a roadside litter collection program along Creekview Road.  Groups who are interested in serving the Township Adopt A Highway program should contact 717-761-0119.

Members of the Harrisburg Telugu Association conduct a roadside litter collection program along Creekview Road. Groups who are interested in serving the Township Adopt A Highway program should contact 717-761-0119.

Members of the Hampden Township Volunteer Fire Company participate in a live fire training exercise

Members of the Hampden Township Volunteer Fire Company participate in a live fire training exercise

Members of the Hampden Township Volunteer Fire Company participate in a live fire training exercise

Members of the Hampden Township Volunteer Fire Company participate in a live fire training exercise

Commissioner Nate Silcox and Rep. Greg Rothman are pictured with Jacob Fetterolf on the occasion of his Eagle Scout Court of Honor

Commissioner Nate Silcox and Rep. Greg Rothman are pictured with Jacob Fetterolf on the occasion of his Eagle Scout Court of Honor

Members of the Hampden Township Volunteer Fire Company are recognized by their peers for performing life saving CPR on a patient

Members of the Hampden Township Volunteer Fire Company are recognized by their peers for performing life saving CPR on a patient

Contractors replace a stormwater culvert along Beech Run Lane.  The project was awarded by the Hampden Township Sewer Authority to Kinsley Construction, lowest competitive bidder, using funds from the Township’s Stormwater Management Fee to complete the project.

Contractors replace a stormwater culvert along Beech Run Lane. The project was awarded by the Hampden Township Sewer Authority to Kinsley Construction, lowest competitive bidder, using funds from the Township’s Stormwater Management Fee to complete the project.

Commissioners Bienstock, Thomas and Silcox attend the ribbon cutting ceremony for Marshalls-Home Goods store

Commissioners Bienstock, Thomas and Silcox attend the ribbon cutting ceremony for Marshalls-Home Goods store

Comm Silcox - along with Rep. Greg Rothman and Silver Spring Township Supervisor Bob Seader - participated in Eagle Scout Matthew Lawrence’s Court of Honor

Comm Silcox - along with Rep. Greg Rothman and Silver Spring Township Supervisor Bob Seader - participated in Eagle Scout Matthew Lawrence’s Court of Honor

Volunteer Fire Department open house October 2017

Volunteer Fire Department open house October 2017

Volunteer Fire Department open house October 2017

Volunteer Fire Department open house October 2017

Volunteer Fire Department open house October 2017

Volunteer Fire Department open house October 2017

Tom Hoffecker, Chad Kinch, Brad Delsanto, Jonathan Kibe, and Justin Kohr are recognized by the Board of Commissioners for saving a life during a recent action as members of the Hampden Volunteer Fire Department

Tom Hoffecker, Chad Kinch, Brad Delsanto, Jonathan Kibe, and Justin Kohr are recognized by the Board of Commissioners for saving a life during a recent action as members of the Hampden Volunteer Fire Department

Contractors replace a stormwater culvert along Beech Run Lane.  The project was awarded by the Hampden Township Sewer Authority to Kinsley Construction, lowest competitive bidder, using funds from the Township’s Stormwater Management Fee to complete the project

Contractors replace a stormwater culvert along Beech Run Lane. The project was awarded by the Hampden Township Sewer Authority to Kinsley Construction, lowest competitive bidder, using funds from the Township’s Stormwater Management Fee to complete the project

Phase II of Hampden Township Veteran’s Recognition Memorial Park is underway.  The Veteran’s Recognition Committee, a 501(c)3 organization, raised the funds to pay for the project and is seeking additional donations from the community to develop the site

Phase II of Hampden Township Veteran’s Recognition Memorial Park is underway. The Veteran’s Recognition Committee, a 501(c)3 organization, raised the funds to pay for the project and is seeking additional donations from the community to develop the site

Chief Flinn, Jerry Ozog, Mike Taylor, and Tom Hoffecker are sworn in by Judge Silcox at the Board of Commissioners January 2018 meeting.

Chief Flinn, Jerry Ozog, Mike Taylor, and Tom Hoffecker are sworn in by Judge Silcox at the Board of Commissioners January 2018 meeting.

Commissioners Gaspich, Fetrow, and Silcox take their oath of office administered by Judge Silcox

Commissioners Gaspich, Fetrow, and Silcox take their oath of office administered by Judge Silcox

Hampden Fire Police Officers Ronald Hertzler, James Pirozzi, and Bradley Mattern take their oath of office administered by Judge Silcox

Hampden Fire Police Officers Ronald Hertzler, James Pirozzi, and Bradley Mattern take their oath of office administered by Judge Silcox

Commissioner Nate Silcox was the recipient of the 2018 Perry Albert Award presented by the Capital Region Council of Governments (CapCOG).  The Perry Albert Award recognizes an individual who exemplifies exceptional and faithful service in promoting the cause of intergovernmental cooperation and good governance.  Commissioner Silcox has been a Delegate to the CapCOG Board while representing Hampden Township for many years.  He faithfully served the CapCOG in many capacities including two terms as President and is currently Chair of the CapCOG Public Safety Committee.  His vast knowledge and experience as a dedicated and hard working public official makes him a deserving person to receive this honor.

Commissioner Nate Silcox was the recipient of the 2018 Perry Albert Award presented by the Capital Region Council of Governments (CapCOG). The Perry Albert Award recognizes an individual who exemplifies exceptional and faithful service in promoting the cause of intergovernmental cooperation and good governance. Commissioner Silcox has been a Delegate to the CapCOG Board while representing Hampden Township for many years. He faithfully served the CapCOG in many capacities including two terms as President and is currently Chair of the CapCOG Public Safety Committee. His vast knowledge and experience as a dedicated and hard working public official makes him a deserving person to receive this honor.

Chief Rick Flinn III presenting Fire Chief\'s award to Asst. Fire Chief Mike Tayloor

Chief Rick Flinn III presenting Fire Chief\'s award to Asst. Fire Chief Mike Tayloor

Chief Rick Flinn III presenting Firefighter Dexter Owen with the Meritorious Service Award

Chief Rick Flinn III presenting Firefighter Dexter Owen with the Meritorious Service Award

Chief Rick Flinn III presenting Jr Firefighter John Frantz with the Jr. Firefighter of the year award

Chief Rick Flinn III presenting Jr Firefighter John Frantz with the Jr. Firefighter of the year award

Top 10 Fire responders for 2017.  Left to right 1st row- Brad Delsanto, Marty Herman, Joe Folk, Jerry Ozog. 2nd row- Rick Flinn III, Tom Hoffecker, Steve Stilo Sr., Justin Kohr, Steve Goho, W.G. Dunlevy, Brad Mattern, Mike Taylor

Top 10 Fire responders for 2017. Left to right 1st row- Brad Delsanto, Marty Herman, Joe Folk, Jerry Ozog. 2nd row- Rick Flinn III, Tom Hoffecker, Steve Stilo Sr., Justin Kohr, Steve Goho, W.G. Dunlevy, Brad Mattern, Mike Taylor

2017 Live in Firefighters - President Steve Goho, Zak Stromelo, Andrew Bartkowski, Christian Sklodowski, Tyler Boyer, Josh Rager, Fire Chief Rick Flinn III

2017 Live in Firefighters - President Steve Goho, Zak Stromelo, Andrew Bartkowski, Christian Sklodowski, Tyler Boyer, Josh Rager, Fire Chief Rick Flinn III

Chief Rick Flinn III and President Steve Goho presenting Steve Stilo Sr with Hampden Township Volunteer Fire Company\'s Firefighter of the Year Award

Chief Rick Flinn III and President Steve Goho presenting Steve Stilo Sr with Hampden Township Volunteer Fire Company\'s Firefighter of the Year Award

Hampdentownship Commissioners presenting Steve Stilo Sr. with Hampden Township\'s Firfighter of the year award.  Left to right - Nate Silcox, John Gaspich, Steve Stilo Sr., Ken Fetrow, John Thomas

Hampdentownship Commissioners presenting Steve Stilo Sr. with Hampden Township\'s Firfighter of the year award. Left to right - Nate Silcox, John Gaspich, Steve Stilo Sr., Ken Fetrow, John Thomas

President Steve Goho and Fire Chief Rick Flinn III presenting plaque to Fire Police Captain WG Dunlevy

President Steve Goho and Fire Chief Rick Flinn III presenting plaque to Fire Police Captain WG Dunlevy

Commissioners Silcox, Gaspich, Fetrow, and Thomas present the Fire Fighter of the Year Award to Volunteer Steve Stilo, Sr

Commissioners Silcox, Gaspich, Fetrow, and Thomas present the Fire Fighter of the Year Award to Volunteer Steve Stilo, Sr

Hampden Police Officers Pressel and Siegfried are recognized by Police Chief Junkin and Commissioner Al Bienstock as they are presented with awards for saving a life by the Board of Commissioners

Hampden Police Officers Pressel and Siegfried are recognized by Police Chief Junkin and Commissioner Al Bienstock as they are presented with awards for saving a life by the Board of Commissioners

Commissioner Bienstock and the entire Board of Commissioners thank and congratulate Darrell McMillan on his retirement after over 40 years of service to Hampden Township

Commissioner Bienstock and the entire Board of Commissioners thank and congratulate Darrell McMillan on his retirement after over 40 years of service to Hampden Township

Commissioner Fetrow reads a resolution recognizing Ted Rhykerd’s retirement and many years of service to Hampden Twp

Commissioner Fetrow reads a resolution recognizing Ted Rhykerd’s retirement and many years of service to Hampden Twp

2018 Hampden Township Volunteer Fire Dept hosts Touch-A-Truck for residents

2018 Hampden Township Volunteer Fire Dept hosts Touch-A-Truck for residents

2018 Hampden Township Volunteer Fire Dept hosts Touch-A-Truck for residents

2018 Hampden Township Volunteer Fire Dept hosts Touch-A-Truck for residents

The Rotary Clubs of Mechanicsburg, Mechanicsburg-North, and West Shore sponsored a project to plant 100 trees at the Hampden Township Veterans Park.

The Rotary Clubs of Mechanicsburg, Mechanicsburg-North, and West Shore sponsored a project to plant 100 trees at the Hampden Township Veterans Park.

The Rotary Clubs of Mechanicsburg, Mechanicsburg-North, and West Shore sponsored a project to plant 100 trees at the Hampden Township Veterans Park.

The Rotary Clubs of Mechanicsburg, Mechanicsburg-North, and West Shore sponsored a project to plant 100 trees at the Hampden Township Veterans Park.

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Township Offices Closed Monday, May 28, 2018.  Trash collection delayed one day all week.  (View holiday trash schedule)

Repair Work to Orr’s Bridge – May 30

 

Cumberland County has scheduled repairs to Orr’s Bridge on May 30.  Lane closures will occur between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m. so the contractor can complete the work.  If necessary, the contractor may return on May 31 to finish the repairs.  Motorists are encouraged to avoid the area as traffic delays are anticipated due to the lane closure.

Public Notice

Notice is hereby given that Hampden Township and the Hampden Township Sewer Authority have prepared a Pollutant Reduction Plan (PRP) in accordance with the PA Department of Environmental Protection, Municipal Separate Storm Sewer System permit renewal requirements. This PRP will be available for public review and comment until June 16, 2018 at the Hampden Township Municipal Building, 230 S. Sporting Hill Road, Mechanicsburg, PA between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m., Monday through Friday excluding holidays. Hampden Township will accept written comments regarding the PRP during the comment period and accept public comments at the regularly scheduled Board of Commissioners’ meeting on May 31, 2018 at 7:30 p.m. which is held at the Municipal Building. Written comments should be sent to William P. Gralski, P.E., at the above address or by email wgralski@hampdentownship.us

John V. Thomas, Chairman
Hampden Township Sewer Authority
Keith B. Metts, Township Manager
Hampden Township Board of Commissioners

ROAD WORK AT LAMB’S GAP AND CREEKVIEW ROADS

Beginning May 14 and lasting through July, crews will complete improvements to the intersection at Lamb’s Gap and Creekview Roads. The work is required by PennDOT as a result of a traffic study that was completed in conjunction with construction of the Cumberland Valley School District’s new middle and elementary schools. Between the hours of 9 a.m. and 3 p.m. on weekdays from May 14 through July 31, traffic will be controlled by flaggers. Temporary signals will be operational on evenings and weekends. Intersection improvements include the:

– widening of the roads in the area of the intersection.
– addition of two right turn lanes.
– installation of new signals to correspond with the new lanes.

Also, final design of the signalization of the 581/Creekview Road interchange is underway with the project expected to commence in November 2018 with completion in 2019. This project is being led by PennDOT.

Hampden Township Memorial Day Service – Saturday, May 26 – 11 a.m.

Hampden Township Veterans Recognition Committee and the Hampden Township Volunteer Fire Company will host a Memorial Day Ceremony on May 26, 2018 at 11:00 a.m. at the Captain Leon Lock Veterans Memorial located on Marketplace Way in Enola (across from the Giant Store). For more information e-mail Dave Getz dgetz@wwwpalaw.com or Gary Coburn at glcmech01@verizon.net.

(Invitation – PDF)

Details about Wing Madness 4 on May 10th can be found here:  (Click Here)

What better way to enjoy a hot summer day than with a visit to the Hampden Pool! Better yet, take advantage of the pool all summer long with an affordable membership. Memberships are available for individuals and families. Discounted pool membership rates are available through May 4 so don’t delay getting your 2018 membership. The Recreation Department can be contacted at 717-761-4951. A copy of the pool membership application is available at: http://recreation.hampdentownship.us/documents/2018PoolMembershipForm.pdf

 

APRIL 12, 19, 26, MAY 3 AND MAY 10, 2018 • 6:30 PM TO 9 PM

Through classroom presentation and hands on exercises, citizens will achieve a greater understanding of the inner workings of the Hampden Township Volunteer Fire Company. In order to provide a quality program, the academy will consist of no more than twelve students. Applicants must be 18 years of age and currently reside in Hampden Township. Participants are encouraged to participate in all practical demonstrations. However, because of the voluntary nature of the program, physical limitations of applicants will not be considered a reason for exclusion from the academy. The academy will be five weeks in length, one night per week (Thursdays) from 6:30 P.M. until 9:00 P.M. All classes will be conducted at Good Hope Station at 1200 Good Hope Road. For more information or to register for the academy contact Deputy Fire Chief Jerry Ozog at 717-497-5306 or at jerryozog@hampdenfire.org

Goals and Objectives of the Academy
• To provide residents a basic understanding of the tactics and strategies of firefighting and rescue operations and to serve as a method of recruiting new members.
• To provide a greater understanding of the services the Hampden Township Volunteer Fire Company is able to provide.
• To encourage academy participants to return to their families and neighborhoods and share their experiences. This will provide more safety conscious and informed citizens.
• To provide an enjoyable, interactive atmosphere in which fire company members and citizens can share information and concerns.

Citizens’ Fire Academy Curriculum
Thursday, April 12 – Week One
• Introduction to the Fire Service / Firefighter Safety
• Firefighting Equipment / Protective Clothing and Breathing Apparatus

Thursday, April 19 – Week Two
• Fire Extinguishers
• Fire Attack Methods / Fire Streams

Thursday, April 26 – Week Three
• Ropes and Ladders
• Aerial Operations

Thursday, May 3 – Week Four
• Vehicle Rescue and Hazardous Materials

Thursday, May 10 – Week Five
• Fire Academy Graduation

TRASH AND RECYCLABLE COLLECTION WEATHER DELAY – MARCH 21

Republic Services has cancelled curbside collection of trash and recyclables for Wednesday, March 21 due to the inclement weather forecast. Republic Services will perform Wednesday’s collection route on Thursday, March 22. Thursday’s route will be performed on Friday and Friday’s route will be collected on Saturday. Republic Services apologizes for the delay in collection services this week due to the forecasted winter weather. Republic Services service alerts call list: Republic Services, the Township trash & recycling hauler, offers an alert call service for residents of Hampden Township in the event of service cancellation, service delays and holiday route changes. Residents can go to their website, www.republicservices.com, and sign up under “My Account”. Phone numbers and email addresses for alerts can be entered there. For additional information, please contact Republic Services directly at 1-800-210-9675.

 

Alerts

  • FOR ALL EMERGENCIES, PLEASE CALL 911

  • Sewer Blocked?

    Call Roth Lane Plant for Help
    Residents and commercial property owners who are experiencing a sanitary sewer blockage or backup are reminded to notify the Township Roth Lane Treatment Plant at 761-7963 before calling a plumber.
    Township staff will verify if the sewer main located in the street is open. If necessary, an inspection of the six-inch lateral from the sewer main to the curb or right-of-way will be scheduled during normal business hours.