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Longwood Fire Co.: 94 years of service and going strong

Volunteers embrace — and serve —  the Unionville and Kennett communities By Kim Chiomento, Staff Writer, The Times KENNETT — The Longwood Fire Company, a 100% volunteer organization, community pillar… Read more »


Longwood Fire Co. open house under the stars, Oct. 23

EAST MARLBOROUGH — Longwood Fire Company’s annual open house will be held for the first time under the stars. “We wanted to give our constituents a chance to visit our… Read more »


E. Marlborough declines to fund new Longwood truck

$300K private grant for vehicle could be lost By Mike McGann, Editor, The Times EAST MARLBOROUGH — The township’s Board of Supervisors declined to pay for a share of the… Read more »


Pocopson says county should pay share of fire protection

Township objects to prison, Pocopson Home residents included in share funding By Kelli Siehl, Staff Writer, The Times POCOPSON — Township officials say that local residents should not be asked… Read more »


Municipalities seek fair funding for emergency services

Kennett Regional Planning Commission at center of talks to balance payments By Kelli Siehl, Staff Writer, The Times POCOPSON — Talks continue amongst local municipalities to come up with a… Read more »


Winter woes may delay Pocopson repaving until 2015

Salt costs run beyond budget; fire company funding sought By Kelli Siehl, Staff Writer, The Times POCOPSON — Old Man Winter’s punch may cause scheduled paving of township roads to… Read more »


Longwood, Avondale fire companies to share grant

$198,000 FEMA award will assist recruiting, training efforts The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) of the Department of Homeland Security has notified Longwood Fire Company and Avondale Fire Company that… Read more »


Longwood Fire Co. announces 2014 officers

President calls on community to continue support in challenging times The Longwood Fire Company has announced the election of its officers for 2014. Brad Bowman will serve as president, and… Read more »

Bas de Vries (from left), Corey Denton and Chuck Simmers are new members of the Longwood Fire Company.

Longwood Fire Co. welcomes new members

Three cadets complete 10-week course at  Chester County Fire School The Longwood Fire Company is pleased to announce that three new firefighters have joined its ranks. A graduation ceremony for… Read more »

Adam and Janell Cressman are urging area residents to join the Longwood Fire Company, where they found romance and fulfillment.

Firefighting couple finds fulfillment – and romance

Versatile pair must relocate,  leaving void at Longwood company The Longwood Fire Company is regretfully bidding farewell to a power couple that met on the job and will be relocating… Read more »

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