The New Hartford Fire Department celebrated their Annual Installation of Officers Banquet on January 13th at the Yahnundasis Golf and Country Club.
The Line and Benevolent officers for 2018 were installed:
Chief Thomas A. Bolanowski
1st Assistant Chief James H. Monahan
2nd Assistant Chief Richard E. Alexander
3rd Assistant Chief Brian D. McCormick
1st Captain Sean M. Luley
2nd Captain Kevin J. Monahan
3rd Captain Steven G. Karrat
1st Lieutenant Robert S. Cornish
2nd Lieutenant Jeremy M. Spinella
3rd Lieutenant Jason T. Stallone
4th Lieutenant Michael P. Jones
Fire Police Captain William H. Randall
Fire Police 1st Lieutenant Jon St. Louis
Fire Police 2nd Lieutenant Peter L. Rebisz
President Joseph S. Luker
Vice President David W. Butler
Treasurer David E. Maier
Asst. Treasurer James F. Spellman
Recording Secretary James F. Luley
Financial Secretary Michael J. Galligano Sr.
Director 2018-2019-2020 Charles J. Obernesser
The officers would like to congratulate the following individuals on their awards:
2017 Iron Man: President Joseph Luker
2017 Firefighter of the Year: Josh Famolaro
2017 EMT of the Year: Ken Phelps
2017 Rookie of the Year: Brett O’Grady
2017 Training Award: Josh Famolaro
A special presentation was held for Past Chief and Current Director David Reynolds for attaining his 50th year of service with the New Hartford Fire Department. During his 50 years of service, he was Chief for 25 of those years and remains active to this day. He remains a fixture with the department and community.
The Department would like to thank the Willowvale Fire Company for their standby crew during our event. We would also like to thank the staff at the Yahnundasis for their generosity and support and making the event a success. To all of our guests at the dinner, we appreciate your support and thank you for braving the elements to join us in our celebration.
In closing, the Chief and Line Officers would like to thank the members of the department. Without the hard work and dedication that you put forth on a day to day basis, we would not be able to accomplish our goals.
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