Commemorating the 100th Anniversary of the Hughsonville Fire Department

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  • 12 / Mar / 2013
  • 19 / Mar / 2013
  • 19 / Mar / 2013

Resolution Details

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Resolutions, Legislative



LEGISLATIVE RESOLUTION commemorating the 100th Anniversary of the Hugh-
sonville Fire Department

WHEREAS, This Legislative Body is proud to commemorate the 100th Anni-
versary of the Hughsonville Fire Department and to honor its past and
present firefighting members for 100 years of fire protection to the
citizens of the Town of Wappinger, New York and its surrounding communi-
ties; and
WHEREAS, This Legislative Body is also justly proud to commend the
Hughsonville Fire Department for its assistance and support in the
September 11th cleanup and, more recently, for its assistance on Long
Island helping Massapequa, New York with the cleanup after Superstorm
Sandy; and
WHEREAS, Fire departments are an integral part of community protection
services in every locality of our State; during the past 100 years, the
courageous and devoted firefighters of the Hughsonville Fire Department
have valiantly responded to all types of fire emergencies and have won
the praise and respect of the community which they serve; and
WHEREAS, With a membership of dedicated firefighters, the record of
the Hughsonville Fire Department in public service and fire protection
is one to be envied; for 24 hours a day, for 365 days a year, for 100
years, whenever the alarm sounded, these noble volunteers left their
homes and went to the aid of their neighbors; and
WHEREAS, The brave firefighters of the Hughsonville Fire Department
are prepared to risk their lives every day to help save the lives of
others and to protect homes and property from the destruction caused by
fire; and
WHEREAS, In addition to the skill and devoted service demonstrated by
individual firefighters, the Hughsonville Fire Department reflects the
history and development of firefighting over the past 100 years; and
WHEREAS, This Legislative Body cannot express sufficient gratitude to
those devoted individuals who recognize that the preservation of life
and property is a sacred responsibility and who make that responsibility
their own by serving as firefighters; and
WHEREAS, It is the sense of this Legislative Body that we should give
special recognition to those who work so assiduously for the betterment
of their communities, and acknowledge publicly the heroic good works
performed by the volunteer fire departments of this great Empire State,
their officers and auxiliaries; now, therefore, be it
RESOLVED, That this Legislative Body pause in its deliberations to
proudly commemorate the 100th Anniversary of the Hughsonville Fire
Department; and be it further
RESOLVED, That a copy of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be tran-
smitted to the Hughsonville Fire Department.


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