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Montgomery Locals Sept. 21, 2016

By Staff | Sep 20, 2016

Police Chief Ernie Delp began serving Montgomery Borough almost four years ago. He always stops to visit with the children who live in the Robert Montgomery Apartments on Bower Street. He often ends up playing with them or reading to them. He noticed some of the children didn’t have bicycle helmets and he decided to do something about it. Chief Delp worked with Watsontown Police Chief Rodney Witherite to get helmets for the children who didn’t already have one and distributed them to the kids recently.

Chief Delp said that the sworn duty to protect and serve, includes serving through community education, and giving people what they need. Thanks to the efforts of Chief Delp, the children will now be much safer as they ride their bicycles around the hills that surround their apartment complex.

It’s amazing the way that learning a piece of good news can brighten your day. Sometimes it’s discouraging to turn on the news and see that so many things are going wrong in the world. But as far as I’m concerned, Chief Delp not only provided some practical safety equipment to more than a dozen children, but he made a lot of people smile when word of his kind act began to spread through town.

THOT “How wonderful it is that nobody need wait a single moment before starting to improve the world.” -Anne Frank

Lots of wishes for a very happy birthday are sent to Avery Heasley, who will turn six on September 22nd.

Montgomery Events

Mon. Sept. 26 is the next Clinton Township Supervisor’s meeting. It will be at 6:30 p.m. and held at the Municipal Building at 2106 State Rt. 54.

The Montgomery Volunteer Fire Company is currently taking orders for a Hoffner’s Chef Salad fundraiser. Orders can be placed by phone (547-1380), email (mvfc@gmail.com), a Facebook message, or through any member, and will be available for pickup at noon on September 30. Delivery to businesses will be available with prior notice. The fire department has requested that when placing an order, please specify a choice of either Italian, Ranch, or French dressing for each salad.

Thurs. Oct. 6 The Clinton Township Fire Department will hold a Cruise-In from 5:30-9:00. The event is free and food and beverages will be sold. It will be the last one of the year. The event is open to cars, trucks, and motorcycles.

Tues. Oct. 18 the Montgomery Area Alumni Association will be holding a fundraiser at Wendy’s in Muncy from 5-8 p.m. Ten percent of sales during those hours will go to the Alumni Association.