Issues: Firefighters

Majority Leader Flanagan Delivers Remarks At EMS Memorial Ceremony

Majority Leader John Flanagan (New York State) joins with other elected officials to honor Ross Huffer of the Nesconset Fire Department and Andre Maurice of the Richmondville EMS - May 19, 2015

May 19, 2015
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Sen. Ortt's Week in Review

Sen. Ortt recaps some of the events he took part in earlier this month and the issues he's working on in Albany.

 

May 13, 2015
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SENATOR GOLDEN COMMEMORATES THE NEW YORK CITY FIRE DEPARTMENT IN SENATE SESSION

 Senator Marty Golden commemorates the New York City Fire Department in Senate Session.

May 12, 2015
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SENATOR SQUADRON HONORS FDNY WITH SENATE RESOLUTION CELEBRATING 150TH ANNIVERSARY

Squadron: FDNY Represents The Best Of New York

ALBANY – State Senator Daniel Squadron honored the New York City Fire Department today with a Senate resolution celebrating its 150th Anniversary. Senator Squadron’s resolution unanimously passed the New York State Senate.

May 12, 2015
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SENATOR BONACIC APPLAUDS THE WORK OF THE BRAVE FIRST RESPONDERS BATTLING THE SHAWANGUNK RIDGE WILDFIRE

SENATOR BONACIC APPLAUDS THE WORK OF THE BRAVE FIRST RESPONDERS BATTLING THE SHAWANGUNK RIDGE WILDFIRE

May 7, 2015
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Your Voice With Senator Ortt

May 5, 2015 -Senator Robert Ortt sat down with his guest, North Tonawanda Firefighter Ken Brennan to discuss current legislation for professional firefighters. Brennan is also the Union Treasurer for Local 1333. 

May 6, 2015
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Senator Bonacic Honors Fallen Firefighters at Memorial Ceremony in Sullivan County

Senator Bonacic attended a solemn ceremony on Sunday remembering Sullivan County Firefighters who passed away in 2014. The 56th Annual Firefighters Memorial Ceremony is a heartfelt occasion that allows members of the community to recognize those firefighters who have answered the long last alarm during the preceding year.

 

 

May 4, 2015
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Senator Bonacic Joins Members of the Greenville Fire Department at their Annual Inspection Dinner

Senator John J. Bonacic (R/C/I-Mt. Hope) was pleased to join friends and neighbors this past Saturday at the Greenville Fire Department’s Annual Inspection Dinner. Bonacic presented certificates to members of the fire company and thanked them for their commitment to protecting and serving the community.

May 4, 2015
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Senator Bonacic Attends Forestburgh Fire Company's Pancake Breakfast

Senator Bonacic shared a delicious pancake breakfast with members of the community this past Sunday at the Forestburgh Fire Company’s Pancake Breakfast. Normally, the men and women of the fire company wear fire gear, but on Sunday they traded in their fire equipment for aprons and spatulas and cooked up a tasty pancake breakfast for everyone in attendance. Senator Bonacic is pictured with members of the Forestburgh Fire Company at their Pancake Breakfast on Sunday.

May 4, 2015
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'Dundee Rescue Team: Firefighter of the Year' ~ Congratulations, and thank you for your service

The State Association of Fire Chiefs has recognized the members of the Dundee Boat Rescue Team with the honorary award of Yates County Firefighter of the Year.

Read more from the observer-review.com, "Dundee Rescue Team: Firefighter of the Year"

And see The Chronicle-Express, "Yates County rescuers recognize efforts"

May 1, 2015
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SENATOR BONACIC MEETS WITH MEMBERS OF THE FDNY

Senator Bonacic met with New York City Firefighters, all of whom are residents of Orange County, in his Albany office today. These brave first responders were in Albany to discuss legislation that affects their profession, as well as other issues of concern.

Pictured with Senator Bonacic are (L-R), Thomas Dempsey Jr., Travis Rudnick and Kevin Bohan. All men are Orange County residents and members of the FDNY.

April 28, 2015
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SENATOR BONACIC ATTENDS BLOOMINGBURG FIRE COMPANY'S ANNUAL INSTALLATION DINNER AND 80TH ANNIVERSARY DINNER DANCE

Senator Bonacic was pleased to join local volunteer firefighters, and celebrate their service to the community at a dinner this past Saturday. Bonacic attended the Bloomingburg Fire Company’s Annual Installation and 80th Anniversary Dinner Dance, and presented certificates to members of the company to honor their service. The function served as a thank you to the firefighters, and a reminder of the critical role that volunteer fire companies have in our community.

April 27, 2015
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SENATOR BONACIC ATTENDS HUGUENOT FIRE COMPANY'S ANNUAL DINNER DANCE

Senator Bonacic was pleased to join local volunteer firefighters, and celebrate their service to the community at a dinner this past Saturday. Bonacic attended the Huguenot Fire Company’s Annual Dinner Dance and presented certificates to members of the company to honor their service. The function served as a thank you to the firefighters, and a reminder of the critical role that volunteer fire companies have in our community.

April 27, 2015
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Senate to Celebrate Earth Week With a Package of Bills to Protect the Environment, Increase Green Jobs, and Boost Recreation

The New York State Senate will be celebrating Earth Week by acting upon an extensive package of 27 bills that would create new protections for natural resources, promote energy conservation, help create green jobs, and increase tourism through enhanced recreational opportunities. Senate Majority Leader Dean G.

April 20, 2015
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Area's state legislators sponsoring legislation to encourage emergency services volunteers ~ Issue reminder on upcoming 'RecruitNY' events at local firehouses

Elmira, N.Y., April 14—As the nation observes National Volunteer Week from April 12-18, State Senator Tom O’Mara (R,C,I-Big Flats), Assemblyman Phil Palmesano (R,C,I-Corning) and Assemblyman Chris Friend (R,C,I-Big Flats) said today that they are continuing to sponsor legislation aimed at helping localities recruit and retain volunteer firefighters and other emergency services personnel.

April 14, 2015
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Collins Center Family Health & Safety Fair

Free Admission

Blood Donations

Free Services

Free Screenings

April 18, 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
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West Seneca Family Health & Safety Fair

Free Admission

Blood Donations

Free Services and Screenings from the following providers or vendors:

 

Alzheimer’s Association of WNY

Bakery Victory Dental Center

Blue Cross Blue Shield

Boy scouts of America

Cancer Services of Erie County

CERT

Curves of West Seneca

D’Youville -

ECC – Nursing School

Erie County Sheriff’s Office

Elder Care Solutions

Girl scouts of WNY

April 25, 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
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Senator Parker Calls for a Burn Unit in Brooklyn in Letter to Mayor de Blasio

FROM THE OFFICE OF STATE SENATOR KEVIN PARKER (D-Brooklyn)

Contact: Kassandra Mayhew | mayhew@nysenate.gov | 718-629-6401 | 718-629-6420 fax

March 27, 2015
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Seward Presents State Honor To Cuyler Firefighter

ALBANY, 03/16/15 -- State Senator James L. Seward (R/C/I – Oneonta) recently presented Kelvin “Iron Lungs” Corbin with a New York State Legislative Resolution honoring his six-plus decades of service to the Cuyler Fire Department.

“Kelvin Corbin has displayed unwavering dedication to the citizens of Cuyler for sixty-four years,” said Senator Seward.  “I have a great deal of respect for the men and women who answer the siren’s call, day or night, to protect lives and property.  To do so in a volunteer capacity for such a prolonged period of time, as Kelvin has done, is even more impressive and deserving of special recognition.”

March 16, 2015
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Senator Young Honors Local Firefighter For Over 50 Years of Service

Robert Keech has been an active member of three local departments

 

OLEAN - Senator Catharine Young (R,C,I-Olean) recently presented a New York State Senate Proclamation to Robert Keech of Hinsdale in honor of his more than 50 years of service to fire departments in Cattaraugus County.

 

February 9, 2015
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