Issues: Firefighters

Sen. Farley Appreciates Galway Firefighters

State Senator Hugh T. Farley (R, C, I - Schenectady) attended the installation banquet for the Galway Volunteer Fire Company on Jan. 9, 2010.

January 26, 2010
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Sen. Farley Gives Certificates, Citations to Outstanding Galway Fire Personnel

State Senator Hugh T. Farley (R, C, I - Schenectady) attended the installation banquet for the Galway Volunteer Fire Company on Jan. 9, 2010.

January 26, 2010
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Sen. Farley Attends Galway Fire Banquet

State Senator Hugh T. Farley (R, C, I - Schenectady) attended the installation banquet for the Galway Volunteer Fire Company on Jan. 9, 2010.

January 26, 2010
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Sen. Farley Salutes Fire Personnel

State Senator Hugh T. Farley (R, C, I - Schenectady) attended the installation banquet for the Galway Volunteer Fire Company on Jan. 9, 2010.

January 26, 2010
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Alabama Fire Department Installation of Officers

November 7, 2009 - Senator Ranzenhofer expresses his appreciation for volunteer firefighters' service to the community at the Alabama Fire Department Installation of Officers.

November 6, 2009
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Schuyler Lake Fire Department Construction Fund Receives Boost

SCHUYLER LAKE, 10/26/09 – Joined by members of the Schuyler Lake Volunteer Fire Department, Senator James L. Seward (R/C/I-Oneonta) today announced that the 2009-2010 state budget includes, at his request, $15,000 to help with construction of a new fire station.

October 25, 2009
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SENATOR GOLDEN TO HONOR FIREFIGHTER FOR EXTRAORDINARY BRAVERY

Brooklyn- State Senator Marty Golden will be honoring Firefighter Adam Rivera with a New York State Senate Resolution, for an off duty act of courage that saved the life of a fellow New Yorker, at the next meeting of the Dyker Heights Civic Association on Tuesday, October 13, 2009 at 8:00 p.m. at St. Philip’s Parish Hall located at 1072-80th Street.

 

October 6, 2009
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Sen. Foley and Town of Islip Officials Unveil Enhanced Communications System to Help First-Responders and Increase Emergency Preparedness

Caption: (From left) Sen. Brian X. Foley, Councilman John Edwards, Director of Emergency Management  Rick Gimbl, Director of Information Technology Cedric Cleveland, Supervisor Phil Nolan, Councilman Gene Parrington and Town Clerk Regina Duffy.

October 6, 2009
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Sen. Foley Announces Major Funding to Increase Emergency Preparedness in the Town of Islip

$103,000 grant, secured by Foley, to go towards upgrading emergency communications system

October 5, 2009
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Unadilla Forks FD Receives Emergency Service Grant

WEST WINFIELD, 10/05/09 – Joined by members of the Unadilla Forks Volunteer Fire Company, Senator James L. Seward (R/C/I-Oneonta) today announced that the 2009-2010 state budget includes, at his request, $20,000 to provide for essential emergency communication upgrades and equipment improvements for local first responders.

October 4, 2009
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Recruiting Volunteers

It’s an issue that’s simply not going to go away, and so we just need to keep working at it.

I’m talking about an issue that I’ve been trying to keep alive in the Legislature since my election to the New York State Senate four years ago: the future of our local volunteer fire departments.  Each and every one of us recognizes that government, at every level, has its hands full dealing with economic and fiscal challenges as deep-rooted and as difficult as we’ve ever had to face.

September 28, 2009
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Senator Bonacic accepts award from the Middletown Fire Department

On September 20, Senator Bonacic accepted an award from the Middletown Fire Department for his support of firematics and firefighters.  Presenting Senator Bonacic with the award are Lou Morse, 2nd Assistant Chief;  Tom Admodio 1st Assistant Chief; Kevin Duggan, Chief of the Department; and Sam Barone, Immediate Past Chief.

September 21, 2009
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Independent Analysis: Foley Top 10 in Bills Passed Last Session

Meaningful legislation marks Foley’s first year as state senator, giving Foley more bills passed than any other freshman senator

September 21, 2009
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September 16, 2009
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Legislation Approved to Encourage Volunteer Recruitment

Albany, N.Y., September 11—The New York State Senate gave final legislative approval today to legislation, supported by state Senator George Winner (R-C-I, Elmira), to create a “Volunteer Emergency Services Recruitment and Retention Fund” by allowing taxpayers to voluntarily contribute to the fund’s establishment through a state income tax check-off. 

September 11, 2009
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Emergency Response Grants Unveiled on 9/11

The Evening Telegram

By Julie McCaulley

Ilion, N.Y. - Senator James Seward met with area firefighters on 9/11 to unveil senate initiatives that will provide funding to three local fire departments, allowing them the opportunity to upgrade their aging equipment.

September 10, 2009
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