Queens, NY, December 21, 2012 –
Photo Caption: On December 20, NYS Senator Joseph P. Addabbo, Jr., NYS Assemblyman Phil Goldfeder, Queens Borough President Helen Marshall, presided at a check presentation in the amount of $25,000 to the West Hamilton Beach Fire Department and Ambulance Corps. Pictured at the West Hamilton Beach firehouse are, L-R: Helen Marshall, Chief Jonah Cohen of the WHB vollies, Joe Addabbo, Phil Goldfeder, with Greg Calvano presenting the check to Cohen from Duane Reade/Walgreen’s.
The West Hamilton Beach Volunteer Fire Dept. & Ambulance Corps lost three fire trucks, two ambulances and life-saving equipment to Hurricane Sandy flooding (jaws of life Hurst tools; defibrillators, oxygen equipment). The management of Duane Reade/Walgreen’s in Howard Beach donated to the vollies to replace the ambulance equipment and gear for the firefighters and EMTs.