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  • Outdoor grilling season requires attention to safety

    As the unofficial start of summer, the Memorial Day weekend also heralds the full-blown arrival of the outdoor grilling season. The leading causes of uncontained fires caused by grilling include a failure to clean properly, having the grill too close to something flammable, and leaving a grill unattended. The Firemen’s Association of the State of… Read More

  • Enjoy Your Memorial Day barbecue, remember to play it safe

    FASNY offers lifesaving BBQ and grilling tips for the holiday weekend- With Memorial Day weekend here, families and friends will be gathering to celebrate the unofficial start of summer, and many people will be hosting backyard barbeques and using their grill for the first time this year. However, if planning on firing up the grill,… Read More

  • FASNY: Enjoy Memorial Day BBQ; remember to play it safe

    FASNY offers lifesaving BBQ and grilling tips for the holiday weekend With Memorial Day weekend just around the corner, families and friends will be gathering to celebrate the unofficial start of summer, and many people will host backyard barbecues and use their grill for the first time this year. If you’re planning on firing up… Read More

  • Snapshot: Firefighters’ friend

    State Sen. Kathy Marchione, R-Halfmoon, chairwoman of the Senate’s Local Government Committee, was invited to address many of the leading firefighter and fire safety organizations from across New York state during their Government Affairs Day recently in Albany. Marchione spoke to members of the New York State Association of Fire Chiefs, the Association of Fire… Read More

  • Firemen’s Home throws a party

    Opened in 1892, local institution marks 125th year HUDSON—The Firemen’s Home is one of a kind. It is the only long-term, skilled nursing facility in the country exclusively for volunteer firefighters, their spouses and fire service ladies auxiliary members. In a celebration befitting the home’s 125th anniversary, the Firemen’s Association of the State of New… Read More

  • A salute to New York’s bravest

    The Firemen’s Association of the State of New York celebrated the 125th anniversary of its home base in Hudson with a parade, barbecue and firematic drill races. The event, which started in the evening Friday with station inspections conducted by the fire chiefs, was also a celebration of the Hudson Fire Department’s 161st annual Inspection… Read More

  • Ceremony kicks off 125th anniversary celebration of Firemen’s home

    Black curtains drew back to reveal a vivid rescue scene at the Firemen’s Association of the State of New York Firemen’s Home unveiling of the Caring Window on Friday night. The firemen’s home, which serves as a residence for 85 members from across the state, is celebrating 125 years. The weekend-long celebration kicked off at… Read More

  • Firemen’s Home to celebrate 125th year

    The FASNY Firemen’s Home, which serves as a residence for 85 members from across the state, is celebrating 125 years. The weekend-long celebration kicks off at 7 p.m. Friday with a memorial service and Caring Window dedication in the home’s chapel. With the exception of Saturday’s parade and banquet, the 125th anniversary events will take… Read More

  • Editorial: Volunteers make life better for everyone

    CHEERS: To the hundreds who showed up for an important annual event and a reminder that health care is something that we cannot take for granted. The March of Dimes’ 47th annual March for Babies walk at Woodbury Common was well on its way to this year’s goal of raising $150,000 when marchers began their effort.… Read More

  • North Bellmore Fire Department hosts first open house with RecruitNY

    In an effort to welcome new recruits, the North Bellmore Fire Department held an open house event at its Company #2 on Newbridge Road in Bellmore on April 30. It was the first time the department participated in a larger event known as RecruitNY, a day of open houses and community engagement hosted by the… Read More

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