• Assemblywoman Aileen Gunther Receives Golden Trumpet Award

    The FASNY Golden Trumpet Award is given to individuals who have demonstrated exceptional support and assistance to the volunteer fire service. Historically this award has been given to New York State legislators, government officials and others who have shown a commitment to supporting the volunteer fire service. Past winners include U.S. Rep. Sherwood Boehlert, state… Read More

  • Who Is the Next Leader in Your Organization? The Case for Succession Planning!

    By William F. Jenaway, Ph.D., CFPS, CFO, CTO Sooner or later, every organization faces this challenge: who to put in charge. Whether it’s your own fire department, your county or state association, or a national organization, people move on and new leaders take over. Assuring you have a pipeline of potential leaders becomes a fundamental… Read More

  • In Memoriam: Past President Bernard “Bernie” Boulio (1926 – 2015)

    FASNY Past President (1970-1972) Bernard S. “Bernie” Boulio, 89, of the FASNY Firemen’s Home passed away Saturday, May 2, 2015. A longtime resident of West Carthage, Bernie wore many hats during his more than 65 years in the fire service. He was known throughout New York State as an advocate for volunteer firefighters. Bernie was… Read More

  • D’Alessandro Appointed FASNY Secretary

    The FASNY Board of Directors is pleased to announce the formal appointment of John S. D’Alessandro as the association secretary. With the untimely passing of longtime Secretary Michael D. Whelan, D’Alessandro was asked to step in and assume the secretary’s functions. In addition to the duties of the secretary, he will also continue to serve… Read More

  • Chaplains Association announces fundraiser for NYS Fallen Firefighters Memorial

    The New York State Association of Fire Chaplains, Inc. is pleased to announce the establishment of a Challenge Coin fundraiser to benefit the New York State Fallen Firefighters Memorial. Each coin is engraved with the seal of the Fire Chaplains on one side and the statue from the memorial on the other side and will… Read More

  • Tell the NYS Codes Council to Adopt the 2015 IRC

    FASNY has been working closely with New York State Association of Fire Chiefs, The NYS Association of Fire Districts, the NYS Professional Firefighters, NYS Building Officials and many other groups as part of the Build Safe NY Alliance. Our one goal is to pursue the adoption of the 2015 International Residential Code by the NYS… Read More

  • TAMPA2: Carrying the Safety Message into the Future

    Report from the 2014 Firefighter Life Safety Summit March 10–12, 2014 National Fallen Firefighters Foundation Download Report

  • The Museum’s Popular Super Saturday Programs Continue in 2015!

    Visit the FASNY Museum of Firefighting on Super Saturdays in  January: Meet Firefighter Fran and Her Dalmatian Friend January 17, 2015 Show begins at 10:30 a.m. Meet Firefighter Fran, as she presents an interactive show on fire safety that will have the whole family excited about fire prevention. Meet Firefighter Fran’s friend Domino the Dalmatian too,… Read More

  • In Memoriam: FASNY Secretary Michael D. Whelan (1946 – 2014)

    FASNY Secretary Michael D. Whelan, 68, of Marcellus passed away Thursday, December 18, at the Francis House.  Michael fought courageously and gracefully against pancreatic cancer for more than two years. Michael became FASNY secretary in 1998 and served as chair of the FASNY Media and Communications Committee. He also served as a member of the… Read More

  • 2015 Agenda Set, Knight Honored at Legislative Conference

    FASNY held its annual Legislative Conference November 1-2 in Albany. The Legislative Conference is the result of months of work starting with grassroots input and culminating with the organization’s legislative agenda for 2015. Saturday, November 1, saw most of the sectional representatives meet to discuss their positions on the pieces of legislation that would be… Read More

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