Old Forge Fire Department conducted their 51st Annual Firefighter's Drill School on September 14-17, 2017, including a "Push Ball Contest". The Capital District had one team from Chatham FD and a second team made up of Shaker Road and Fuller Road FDs together that competed.
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President Butch Recchia presented a 50 Year Certificate to Mike Taylor of the Elsmere Fire Company in October at the Elsmere Fire House. Also congratulating Mike was Chief Frank Wickham, Firemen's Home Trustee, William "Bill" Eck , representing FASNY, and Hudson Valley Past President, Fred Pettingell.
The Firemen's Home could use some help with items on this list. Many Thanks!!
"The HMVFA conducted their Christmas Bingo at the Home on December 8th, 2019. Afterwards,
Past Trustee Robert Darling had his picture taken with his "Sons" from HM. Bob "adopted" those with him in the picture,
and have been his "Sons" for some time!!!"
Starting on the left, HM Past Presidents Tom With, Michael Cesare,
Past Home Trustee Robert Darling "Dad", HM Past Presidents Ken Askew,
Jeri Mehan and Bill Mehan.
On January 1, 2020, the Town of Stuyvesant, NY held their Town's Swearing in ceremony at their Town Hall. Among them was Fire Police Officer Michael Squires, of Stuyvesant Falls Co. #2. Due to work obligations, Michael had to miss his initial Oath of Office but, the Supervisor and Town Clerk invited him to attend the Swearing in Ceremony for the Town Officials.
Photo: "Past President and Chair of HM Fire Police Committee Tom With; Newly sworn in Fire Police Officer Michael Squires; Tom Burrall, Town Councilman and Capt. of Stuyvesant Falls Co. #2; and Douglas Park, Stuyvesant Falls Co. #2 Secretary
HM Past Presidents Ken Askew and Thomas With presented Walter Zielinski of Rotterdam Junction FD with his HMVFA 50 Year Member Certificate and 50 Year Badge at his firehouse before a monthly meeting on August 5, 2019
In the picture is Past President Ken Askew, Awardee Walter Zielinski and Past President Tom With
Presentation of the 2019 Hudson Mohawk Charlie D' Avignon Fire Police Officer of the Year to Michael Gervais.
Michael Gervais , Delmar FD (Albany Co.) Fire Police Captain, was presented the Hudson Mohawk Vol. Firefighter's Assn.'s Charlie D' Avignon 2019 Fire Police Officer of the Year. Supporting letters were read by Fire Police Committee Chair Thomas With and Award presentation by President Mark Dinkelacker. Michael also received the Hudson Valley Vol. Firemen's Assn. 2019 Fire Police Officer of the Year and the 2019 VFPASNY (State Fire Police) Fire Police Officer of the year.
At the 2019 Annual Spring Convention of the Volunteer Fire Police Association of the State of New York, Hudson Mohawk Past President Wilson McKay was awarded the George E. Woodman Award for Fire Police Service Achievement.
"The Woodman Award is presented to an Active Fire Police member of a Volunteer Fire Department, Company or Squad. It is awarded for continued distinguished meritorious service to the Fire Police Community over a prolonged period of years. This individual leads by example and demonstrates total dedication to the fire police service and his/her community and may include being a volunteer in other organizations" Congratulations Wilson McKay!!
In the picture- 1st VP Ken Askew, President Frank Guarino, Awardee Wilson McKay, 2nd VP Norm Davis, and Bruno Semon, Awards Committee Chair
Meeting with Santa and Mrs.Claus!
Lots of toys!
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The Stuyvesant Fire Company located at 194 Route 26A in Stuyvesant, NY, will be holding another "Pizza, Wings & Subs" night on November 20, 2020. Please refer to flyer in picture gallery for more details!
The Stuyvesant Fire Company, located at 194 County Route 26A in Stuyvesant, NY, is holding a Texas Hold'em Tournament with Bounty, on Sunday, December 13, 2020. For information, visit the picture gallery (new December flyer coming soon) or contact TJ (call or text) at 518-965-3342.
HUDSON MOHAWK VOLUNTEER
PAST PRESIDENT DINNER
(10885 Rt. 9W Coxsackie)
We will be honoring Past President
Cocktail Hour 1-2 pm
Dinner will be served family style
Menu Roast Beef, Chicken Piccata, Tossed Salad, Potato, Vegetable & Dessert
Soda, Coffee, Tea included
Cost is $35.00 a person
Limited seating up to 50 people
Phyllis Dinkelacker 518-322-6995
Sue Rock 518-522-5881
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