• New Hartford Firefighter Honored with Prestigious Award

    The Fireman’s Association of the State of New York recently honored New Hartford firefighter William J. Wren with the Fire Safety Educator of the Year Award. William Wren has been providing fire prevention education for students since the late 90’s, and has been active with the New Hartford Fire Department for 28 years. Prior to… Read More

  • FASNY Presents Fire Safety Educator of the Year Award

    William J. Wren, a firefighter with 40-plus years in the Fire Service – 28 years with the New Hartford Fire Department and previously 14 years with Mohawk Fire Department – is the Firemen’s Association of the State of New York’s (FASNY) Fire Safety Educator of the Year. The award honors the best fire safety advocates… Read More

  • New Hartford Fire Safety Educator Picked for State Award

    A New Hartford volunteer firefighter will be recognized as the Fire Safety Educator of the Year, according to an announcement by a state association of firefighters. William J. Wren, a 40-year veteran with local volunteer departments, will receive the award on Thursday from the Firemen’s Association of the State of New York, officials said. The… Read More

  • Garrison Student Wins Scholarship From Firefighters Group

    GARRISON, N.Y. – The Firemen’s Association of the State of New York awarded Garrison resident Cooper R. Cardenas a 2015-16 FASNY Gerard J. Buckenmeyer Volunteer Scholarship at a ceremony at the Continental Village Firehouse on June 8. Cardenas, a student at Walter Panas High School, received a certificate as well as a check for $1,500… Read More

  • FASNY Announces Michael “Rev” Revenson as 2016 Teacher of the Year

    Mahopac, NY – The Firemen’s Association of the State of New York (FASNY) Fire Prevention and Life Safety Committee has named Michael “Rev” Revenson of the Mahopac Central School District as the recipient of the 2016 FASNY Teacher of the Year Award. Rev, as he is known, is also a life member of the Mahopac… Read More

  • FASNY Teacher Of Year Mike Revenson Draws Cheers In Mahopac

    MAHOPAC, N.Y. — Firefighters and EMTs packed Mahopac Fire headquarters, along with many local dignitaries, on Monday night to thank and support Mike Revenson, Teacher of the Year recipient of FASNY’s award. When Mahopac Falls Asst. Chief Brian Sacher, who was one of Rev’s students, called for any of Mike’s students from Mahopac Falls FD… Read More

  • Mahopac Teacher Lauded for Creating EMT Course

    MAHOPAC, N.Y. – Mike Revenson remembers the exact moment when he knew he wanted to become a paramedic. He was living in Boulder, Colo. for the summer with his parents who were taking classes at the University of Colorado. He went on a ride-along with the university’s police department as a young teen. “One of… Read More

  • Mahopac’s Mike ‘Rev’ Revenson Honored As FASNY EMS Teacher Of Year

    MAHOPAC, N.Y. — He’s known as “Rev,” and he may have touched your life directly as a responding paramedic or has been on the crew of one of Mahopac Fire Department’s ambulances. He may have taught you or your children at Mahopac High School. Mike Revenson is this year’s recipient of the Fireman’s Association of… Read More

  • FASNY: More than 500 Fire Departments Have Signed Up for RecruitNY

    With just under two weeks to go, more than 500 fire departments across New York State have now signed up to participate in RecruitNY, which will take place on the weekend of April 23-24. RecruitNY is a major initiative designed to increase membership in volunteer fire departments across the state. Throughout the weekend, fire department… Read More

  • Volunteer Firefighters Fight for Insurance

    A paid fireman and a volunteer fireman both respond to a fire where there are toxic materials. The paid fireman develops cancer of the pancreas, and his insurance pays for his treatment. The volunteer fireman also develops pancreatic cancer, but he has no insurance to cover it. Thousands of volunteer firefighters are waiting for the… Read More

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