Scott Smith wins award for service to fire company

April 28, 1995

Pleasant Valley Community Fire Company gave Scott L. Smith, a member since 1947, an appreciation award for his years of service as an emergency apparatus driver.

The award was presented at the company's recent installation banquet.

William J. McClelland of B&D Truck Hoist and William Small of dTC Westminster Auto Parts were given honorary memberships in the company for their services to the Fire Department.

New executive officers are President Michael Stewart; Vice President Jack Wagner; Secretary Brenda Hay; Treasurer Glenn Hay; and directors George Arbaugh, John Means Sr., Richard Smith, Robert Smith and David Warehime.

Fire line officers are Chief William Wantz, Assistant Chief Michael Swartzbaugh, Capt. Daniel Leister, 1st Lt. Michael Gist, 2nd Lt. James Swartzbaugh III, 3rd Lt. Karl Wantz, 4th Lt. John Royer Jr., Fire Police Capt. Melvin Schuchart and Fire Police Lt. Richard Harman Sr.

Ambulance officers are Capt. Charles Lookingbill, 1st Lt. Jeffrey Schaffer, 2nd Lt. Charles Velte and 3rd Lt. Randy Stair.

Apparatus foremen are Engine 61, Stephen Wantz; Engine 62, Karl Wantz; Engine 64, Daniel Leister; Brush 66, Gregory Wantz; Utility 6, Paul Harpster; Ambulance 69, Charles Lee; Tractor 6, Robert Smith.

Ladies Auxiliary officers are President Angela Becker, Vice President Lisa Leister, Secretary Sherry Sipes, Assistant Caroline Leister, Treasurer Barbara Miller, Assistant Donna Geiman, Chaplain Betty Gragg, Assistant Jean Means and Historian Barbara Davis.

Junior Fire Company officers are President Lucas Geiman; Vice President Robert Hanson; Secretary Martha Arbaugh; Treasurer Gregory Wantz; and senior advisers Michael Stewart, Robert Smith and Debra Burk.

The top fire responders for 1994 are Michael Swartzbaugh, 186 calls; William Wantz, 179; Wayne Fisher, 156; Richard Harman Sr., 154; Donnie Moorefield, 153; Charles Lee and Karl Wantz, 150.

Top ambulance responders for 1994 are Michael Swartzbaugh, 176 calls; Charles Lee, 135; Charles Lookingbill, 132; Charles Velte, 130; Jeffrey Schaffer, 127; Toni Sochrin, 114.


* Westminster: A resident of Laurier Drive reported that someone broke into his home Tuesday, and stole personal property valued at $543.

A Webster Street resident told police that someone damaged his auto while it was parked near his house April 19. He estimated the damage to the front fender at $250.

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