Stories tagged with: Gene Hanning

May 11, 2015 - 9:11am
50 weeks 5 days ago

Washington Township Fire Department had its annual Mother's Day Dinner Sunday.

The event has been going on for 47 years now. The celebration was open to the public, and those who came could have a meal for only $9. All of the money goes towards the operation of the department and the purchasing of equipment. Fire Chief Gene Hanning described the food that was served.

"Deserts and drinks and cole slaw and applesauce. Chips, roll and butter, green beans if you're going to eat...

May 9, 2013 - 3:32pm
2 years 50 weeks ago

A group of local fire fighters is gearing up for Mother's Day.

The Washington Township Fire Department is having their annual Mother's Day chicken barbeque dinner this Sunday. The event started in 1967 and has continued ever since. Chief Gene Hanning says he plans for this event months in advance.

"It's not just show up Sunday morning and instantly we have the chicken dinners ready. The guys start the pit at 4 in the morning and start cooking. We do about 1,200 dinners. We...

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