The first fire company in New Hanover was the “Fagleysville Fire Company” established about 1920 - it burned soon thereafter.




New Hanover Township COVID-19 Mitigation Measures
January 12, 2021
New Hanover Township is currently under a disaster declaration related to the COVID-19 pandemic.  Public meetings are held at the Township municipal building, 2943 N. Charlotte Street, Gilbertsville, PA  19525 and are limited to the number of persons allowed in accordance with CDC guidelines.  Residents are required to wear masks during the meetings which will be streamed live on Facebook at

Covid-19 Resources for Parents - Senator Bob Mesch E-Newsletter 4/9/20

MontcoStrong Small Business Grant 

Covid-19: Resources for Parents - Senator Bob Mensch E-Newsletter

MontcoPA COVID-19 Response Fund
Montgomery County Press Release  

Senator Bob Mensch Newsletter

Resources Available for Employees, Families Affected by Coronavirus Mitigation Measures 
 -  Press Release from Senator Bob Mensch

Information on Governor’s Order Recent Order Pertaining to Life-Sustaining Businesses --  Press Release from Senator Bob Mensch

Mitigating COVID-19 in the 24th Senatorial District -  Press Release from Senator Bob Mensch

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) have up-to-date information regarding the COVID-19.  For your convenience, links to webpages of particular relevance are provided below:  

COVID-19 Webpage:

 Current Situation Assessment: 

 Employer Preparedness:

 Law Enforcement Preparedness:

 Emergency Medical Services Preparedness:

 Community Preparedness:

 Guidance for Travelers:

 In addition to the CDC Traveler webpage, it is recommended that individuals contemplating travel should also consult the U.S. State Department’s travel advisory webpage:

 *** The above links represent primary sources of up-to-date information relied upon by emergency management and the medical community.  Due to the evolving nature of the situation, individuals should be wary of out-of-date, secondary sources of guidance.  When possible, always seek credible primary sources when dealing with critical information.