Courtland Township Fire Department

Dedication honors late township supervisor, spouse

September 22, 2011 // 0 Comments

‘Besides the kids and grandkids, nothing was more important to them than the township’ by BETH ALTENA Firefighters and township and county officials join family members of the late Kletis and Jim McIntyre. The township dedicated Fire Station II in their honor on Friday, Sept. 16 with a ribbon-cutting and ceremony unveiling the new sign, which bears a plaque in [...]

Fire training a reminder to be safe on the road

June 30, 2011 // 0 Comments

by BETH ALTENA TOYS OF THE TRADE—Firefighters use the Jaws of Life to open the side of a car. Among tips firefighters learned was to be careful to put the Jaws against the solid components of the vehicle. If they only engage the body of the car, the door is torn apart but the structure remains unaffected. BREAKING GLASS—Before breaking a vehicle’s window, [...]

Letters to the Editor — May 21, 2009

May 21, 2009 // 0 Comments

Dear Editor: Last year, dogs were banned from the Farmer’s Market and the parks. I’m guessing that this was because some dogs are not trained to act politely and some owners don’t take care of dog waste or other messes. In spite of these difficulties, I missed having canine friends at the parks and markets. My thought is that dogs should be allowed at [...]