Fun City Bowl XXXIII
-The Bravest Football Club will be taking on their city
rival, the New York City Police Department Finest, Friday May 20th. Kickoff will
be at 7:30 pm at Monsignor Farrell H.S. in Staten Island.
The Bravest and Finest
are both 3 - 0 and whoever wins this game will advance to the National
Come out and watch
first-hand as the Bravest try to keep their streak, and their NPSFL Championship
There will be a post
game reception immediately following the game in the Monsignor Farrell H.S.
Two friends I flew with in the start of Operation Iraqi Freedom were killed in F/A-18 Hornets last week over Baghdad. There will be a full USMC military burial at Arlington National Cemetary on Wednesday, May 18 at 1100. Anyone interested in taking the ride down with me is invited. FDNY Class A's for the uniform. I'm leaving early Wednesday morning and will be back that night.
Posted March 14, 2005
Our next breakfast is planned for the last Friday of
That is "Good Friday" and it appears, most of the
want to have it on that day. A reminder for some new
Posted January 26, 2004
The regular membership meeting of SCARF/Nassau, scheduled for Thursday,
January 27th, 2005 at the Lakeland Firehouse is cancelled.
This is due to the inability of the printers to get our newsletter to the
post office in time to get to our members and because of the several wakes
and funerals of our fallen brothers.
We are sorry for any inconvenience.
Pres. L.I. Assoc. Ret. NYC Firefighters
Posted January 21, 2004
David Arce and Michael Boyle
Where: PD O Hurleys Bar & Grill
W 72 Street (off Broadway)
Date: Sat. February
Time: 4pm 7pm
Price: $40.00 Beer,
Wine, Food & Shirt
Raffles, 50 / 50
All proceeds going to the Arce-Boyle Memorial Fund.
For more information contact
Mary Hanrahan 212-237-8649
Posted December 16, 2004
To all my friends who know where this is coming from...those that don't,
The trip to Walter Reed and Bethesda were incredible. I really felt
honored to be allowed to spend some time with those kids and the families that
Debra Burlingham (sister of pilot of plane that went into Pentagon)
Ginny Bauer (wife of gentleman who worked for Cantor fitzgerald)
Marine from Ohio.
As expected, the Firefighters from around the city sent me "trinkets" to
bring...hats and shirts...it made the carrying a bit difficult, but the smiles
it generated was worth it. They especially loved the FD NY PD hats that
were donated from the Family Transport Unit.
Thanks to the pretty express delivery lady, Evelyn and her package of hats
from the FDNY Family Assistance Unit which were delivered the night before we
left. John Atwell and Serina Joyce came through again.
I had parlayed $200 into a $1000 in three days thanks to the generosity of
L132/E280 and their "luncheon crowd", L103/E290 Christmas luncheon, SCARF, Matty
Farrell and the Steuben Society and purchased phone cards to the
kids. I figured they would be easy to carry and I did not have to worry
about the size. The NYPD helped out too, they gave me a hundred pins to
Most of the service personnel had phone cards or family members staying
with them...so I gave them to the Chaplains Office at Walter Reed to dispense
them as needed to those who needed them most.
At Bethsesda, I could not find a chalain so I scared the shit out of a
Marine Lance Corporal by stating, as a former Sargeant in the Corps, I
"reminded" him what an honor it was for him to be serving in such a sacred
facility and caring for the warriors. And I also EXPECTED him to
insusre the phone cards would be delivered to the Chaplain as dispensed with as
needed. I reminded him that I would be back.
It felt good being back in the Marines for those few moments.
My thanks to Christy Ferer for putting this trip together and once again,
Christy, Ginny Bauer and I had an incredible experience being with the
troops. This trip we were joined by Debra Burlingame, Bill Butler and
Denis Oberg, all people who who lost a loved one on September 11. We
all agreed, this was something special and we vowed to do "something" again down
For anyone out there that wants to feel good about being an American take
the time time and go visit these kids...The hoildays are not a good time since
they have family with them, but after the holiday season is over, and many of
the family members return home to work etc, these kids go about their days doing
therapy and would enjoy a visit from some of you. According to the
hospital staff, a good time is January/February or March, BUT KEEP THE GROUPS
SMALL. We went with six people, and that is the maximum...remember, they
are injured and need rest, rehab and physical therapy more than visitors
interrupting the schedules laid out for them. these kids are too damn
polite to even ask you to leave their room when they are in pain.
At Bethesda, the Marines LOVED the FDNY/USMC patches and pins donated by
the organization. Outside of each warriors room was hung the National flag next
to the Marine Corps flag....ohhrah.
The care and love shown these young people by the staff at each of these
magnificnet facilities was outstanding. EVERYONE was kind, courteous and
Though it was sad to see these young people so injured, you could not help
but feel their pride in hearing them state "they were just doing their job"
and all of them just wanted to return to their units and their buddies who were
still there in the sand box.
I was granted permission to take some photos and I feel honored to share
them with you...
A young man recieving the Purple Heart from Deputy Secretary of Defence,
Mr. Wolfowitz, The group presenting a piece of steel from the WTC to the head of
Photo's of our group with some of the "warriors",
A young Lieutenant from Louisiana who joking told me, he cleared on
IED the hard way,
The statue in the lobby of Bethesda that "says it
John T. Vigiano
If you wish to contact me: click here
Posted December 13, 2004
The SCARF meeting this Thursday, Dec.16th.
Ronkonkoma Fire Dept. 7:00 PM
Breakfast on Friday, Dec. 17th.
Nautilus Diner, Merrick Rd., Massapequa at 9 AM.
Posted December 9, 2004
I received the following from friends in in the Corps and from a dear
friend who has gone overseas to entertain these brave young men and women.
After reading it, you may consider helping them out...either through a check or
legislature by writing to your congressman, Senator or whomever to get funding
My name is Tonia Sargent. I am the wife of a Marine Injured in Iraq. My
husband, GySgt Kenneth W. Sargent (that right our last name is Sargent!) is
thirty-six years old. He has been a Marine for 17 years. He had wanted to
do thirty years of service. Kenneth and I were high school
sweethearts, married at seventeen and eighteen. We have two teenage
daughters, fifteen and seventeen.
My husband dreams were altered on August 5, 2004. He sustained a shrapnel
injury to his head from an IED explosion after volunteering for a mission in
Iraq. The Marine Corps rushed me to his bedside at the National Naval Medical
Center. We were supported at Bethesda by the Marine Liaison office with the
utmost respect and warmth. . We had visits from the Secretary of Defense,
Assistant Secretary of Defense, the President physician, several
Congressmen, the Commandant and Assistant Commandant of the Marine Corps,
the Sergeant Major of the Marine Corps and many Marine Corps League members. It
was a proud moment for both my husband and me.
Kenneth is now at a VA hospital in Palo Alto, California and will be in a
rehab program for a year or more. He misses his Marines but he is humbled that
every Sunday they line up in Iraq to call him on the telephone. I am sharing our
story with you because you have been instrumental in spreading the word about
the Injured Marine Semper Fi Fund (IMSFF). This Fund has assisted my family
twice with financial assistance. There was no red tape, they just helped.
Had it not been for the Injured Marine Semper Fi Fund, I would not have
been able to pay my bills for the last three months nor stay at my husbands
bedside. Contributions to this organization are a tax deductible for
caring individuals who would like to do something easy while making an enormous
impact on the lives of struggling families in their time of need. I dont
represent anyone, just my family but I have passed the information on the IMSFF
to every other injured Marine family I have come in contact with. All of them
have been assisted with quick turn-around times, sometimes less than forty-eight
The Injured Marine Semper Fi Fund is the only organization I have found
that will assist active duty families. All others I have researched can only
assist if my Marine has been discharged or is dead. I am asking for all of
your readers to help. It has been a relief to me that I have had assistance
from the Semper Fi Fund. The Fund was founded in May of this year by a
small group of Marine Corps spouses, and this summer General Al Gray, the 29th
Commandant of the Marine Corps joined their Board of Directors.
Everyone can make a difference; a contribution to this Fund will help
other families like mine. I pray that more people will send donations so that
the Fund can continue to live up to its title. Semper Fi is the US Marine Corps
motto and it means always faithful.
Each day is a blessing to my husband. He has taught me to be strong
and he is my hero. He represents our freedom. My family has sacrificed for
this country and we wouldnt change a thing. My Gunny has been given a second
chance at life and we feel responsible to help the next family, to make their
situation better than ours. We can all make a difference and Im asking your
readers to help me do that by contributing to the Injured Marine Semper Fi Fund.
God bless all of us. Thank you for your prayers and support.
Sincerely, Tonia Sargent
The address for tax-deductible donations
is: Injured Marine Semper Fi Fund 825 College Blvd. Suite 102 PMB
609 Oceanside, CA 92057
Posted December 5, 2004
On Monday, December 27th the annual Ladder 108 Engine 216 retirees and
guests Christmas Luncheon will again take place at "The Irish Coffee Pub"
Carlton Ave. Islip, NY. The hours are 12-4 P.M., the cost is $25. per person. The
price covers appetizers, choice of entree (from a list of three) and there will
be a cash bar.
If you are interested please call Mike O'Flaherty as soon as possible so
he will have an accurate head count. Mike can be reached at 631-475-7292.
Hope to see all of you there,
Posted November 30, 2004
AMONG THE BRAVEST
Nov 30, 2004 5:14 pm US/Eastern
A New York City firefighter serving with the Army National Guard in Iraq was
killed when his vehicle came under attack outside Baghdad, city officials
Sgt. Christian P. Engeldrum, 39, who was killed Monday, is the first
firefighter -- or city employee of any kind -- to die in Iraq since the
U.S.-led war began, Mayor Michael Bloomberg said.
"I join all New Yorkers in mourning his loss and pray that his family finds
comfort in the innumerable ways he touched so many lives," the mayor said in
Another New York firefighter, Daniel J. Swift, 24, of Ladder Co. 43 in
Manhattan, was riding in the same vehicle and suffered shrapnel wounds,
Bloomberg said. Swift was in Germany for treatment and was expected to
Engeldrum was a five-year fire veteran who served with Ladder Co. 61 in the
Bronx, and previously served as a police officer in the 47th Precinct, the
Engeldrum was cited for bravery on July 15, 2000, after his company
successfully rescued two people from a fire. He was on active duty in the
Army from 1986 to 1991.
Funeral arrangements were pending for Engeldrum, who was survived by a wife
and two sons.
Posted November 29, 2004
This Tuesday November 30th (Yes I know it is tomorrow) there is
going to be a meeting of the RMA (The Retired Mens Association). More
retirees belong to this organization then any other. In the past most of
their meetings have taken place in Manhattan at the Union building on
23rd St. The board has decided to branch out and start meeting at other
locations in order to reach a bigger population. Hopefully more members
will show up. This would be a good time for 1st timers to show up, we
could really use the support. If you are thinking, I'm not one of those
old retired guys that is good. We could really use a infusion of new
blood at these meetings .
Young retirees show up and lets get some things happening for us. The
meeting is: November 30th
Knights of Columbus Hall
3051 Nostrand Ave Brooklyn
Posted November 5, 2004
Mayor Bloomberg, Fire Commissioner
Scoppetta and DDC Commissioner Burney Open First Combined Firehouse and EMS
Station Mayor Bloomberg today was joined by Fire Commissioner
Scoppetta and Department of Design and Construction (DDC) Commissioner Burney to
open New York City's first combined firehouse and EMS station. The new facility
houses Battalion 47, Engine Company 265, Ladder Company 121 and EMS Battalion
47. Wednesday, November 3, 2004 Read the press
release Watch the
video in dial-up
My name is Chris Duryea and I am a member of Ladder
176. I'm coordinating this years Anuual Turkey Trot Run in Flushing Meadow Park.
If you could mention it some where in your website I would greatly appreciate
it. With all the recently retired guys, I want to make sure the word
gets out. This years Trot will be held Tuesday, November 23rd at 11:30am in
Flushing Meadow Park at the Avery Avenue entrance. The fee is $15.00 and
includes a T-Shirt if they pre-register as well as Soda, Beer Water and Food.
This is the 26th consecutive year we are holding this race and all proceeds go
to The Burn Center, The Elsasser Fund and The Family Transport Foundation. If
anyone needs info, they can call Engine 233 Ladder 176 at 718-965-8233. Thanks
very much Don.
For more info contact: Chris Duryea :
Posted May 27, 2004
Don, I want to thank you for your support. A little more infor for you about the tour;
We begin in Los Angeles, CA September 14 2004 A team of 6 riders a RV and 2 chase vehicles will be hosted by LAFD then for 42 days the teams will pass the torch to each other after riding 500 miles. We are being accommodated by firehouses along the way with great reception from the local politicians. We are sponsored by many companieswith equipment and supplies for a successfull ride. On October 25, 2004 we arrive in NYC at 9am over the GW bridgeona Monday morning we will lock this city. We will ride for a moment of silence at the firemans memorial then continue where we will finish to the hole ground, zero. That night we will have a black tie fund raiser where we can give plaques to these brave men. We have a public relations firm that will handle all our media and communications, they do this enormous task for free.
I am enclosing our logo, I hope you can place us on a large banner for the world to reach our link www.FDNYCROSSCOUNTRY.org it is our business card but it may give you the logo you need, just delete the text. thank you don
Joshua Gallo E258
Posted May 22, 2004
Emerald Society F.D.N.Y.presents:
Around Manhattan Island
June 10th, 2004
Boarding: 7:30 p.m. ~ Cruising: 8:00 - 11:00 p.m.
Rain or Shine
$40.00 per person
CIRCLE LINE - PIER 83
West 42nd Street and 12th Avenue
Join the Emerald Society, F.D.N.Y. along with
Firefighters and Friends, as they take to the waterways
MUSIC BY: THE BLACK VELVET BAND
Special Guest Richie OShea
Beer, Wine, and Soda Included
(NO Beer, Alcohol, or Soda to be brought aboard - will be supplied)
$ Door Prize with Ticket
For Information, Please Call:
Tom ORourke (Ret. E. 90) 718-828-2273 ~ Pat McCarvill (E. 92) -
Bill Treanor (Ret. Bx. Disp.) 718-885-0648 ~ Lt. John Spiech (L. 34 Cov.)
Frank Beirne (E. 47) 718-325-0208 ~ Ted Murray (E. 216) 718-965-8216
Artie Evans (E. 156) 718-494-4256 ~ Bill Nolan (L. 134) 516-376-7994
or HOTLINE 516-889-2541
All proceeds to benefit
Emerald Society Scholarship Program
Posted May 3, 2004
Fun City Bowl XXXII Tickets... Click Here To Purchase
The 32nd Annual "Fun City Bowl" will take place on Saturday,
May 15th, at Michie Satdium, West Point, NY. Kickoff at 5:00 pm.
Tickets can be purchased here on our website and will be sent
via confirmed mail. Any tickets purchased after May 9th will be held at the Michie Stadium Ticket Booth WILL CALL and can be picked up after 4:00 pm
on the day of the game.
Buses are welcome and tailgating is highly encouraged. So encouraged, that the FDNY and NYPD teams will be hosting a joint tailgate for everyone to enjoy. There will be a clown and face painting and balloon animals
for the kids, a huge Budweiser truck with taps coming out the sides for the
adults, and DJ Tony Pico of Get Down Sounds for everyone to enjoy. There w
ill be a $10.00 cover charge and things will get started at or before 1:00
If you're from Staten Island and want to get in on a bus trip, the Black Dog Grill will be running one. $50.00 includes bus trip, beers, and the pre-game tailgate party listed above.
Call 718-442-8121 to get in on the trip.
Posted April 28, 2004
The "Brooklyn Breakfast Club" meets this Friday at the Nautilus Diner on
Merrick Road in Massapequa at 0900. Club members have extended and open
welcome to all FDNY alumni.
Breakfast runs about $20 and after tax and tip the balance goes to the
Pre-71 retirees fund.
All in all, a good breakfast, a great time and a worthy cause. They haven't
forgotten the "Lost Battalion"
Posted April 14, 2004
TWENTY-SECOND ST. JAMES 5 MILE RUN & 3.5 MILE STRIDING EVENT
Saturday, April 24th, 2004 ~ 9:00 A.M.
Hosted by Engine Co. #3 of the St. James Fire Department
proceeds to benefit
LOCAL FIRE FIGHTERS BURN CENTER FOUNDATIONS
ENGINE COMPANY No. 3
This run is proudly sponsored by:
BANK OF SMITHTOWN
DR. GREGORY THOMAIER, CHIROPRACTOR
TERRYVILLE SPRINKLER, INC.
PHYSICAL THERAPY ASSOC. OF SMITHTOWN
For entry form and additional details contact:
St. James Fire District
Pres. L.I. Assoc. Ret. NYC Firefighters
Posted April 4, 2004
could you post the following....it is self explanatory...
My name is John Vigiano, I am a retired Firefighter. I lost my two sons on 9-11 and as a tribute to them, I had a second flag pole placed in my front yard to hoist their Department flags (NYPD and FDNY). Unfortunately, I cannot hoist the standard size flag (3 ft x 5 ft), due to the stress it would place on the pole from the wind.
I have tried, unsuccessfully, to locate a company that makes a smaller (2 ft x 3 ft) flag of each department. Unfortunately, they make and stock this size flags for military services, and generic PD and FD, but not "official" flags. In order to have them made, the cost is prohibitive, unless there is a large order.
My request to you, would you post on your page an inquiry to see if other family members, members of the job, would be interested in obtaining such a flag. I will be the go-between and take the orders. Like any made-to-order items, the more your purchase, the less the cost.
I am not trying to start a business, I just want to honor my son's and other members who gave their lives for our job. The 2 x 3 flag could be raised on the same pole (below) the National Flag.
I would also like to get some interest in Grave Marker Flags for anyone who lost a member of the service. These flags are approximately, 12 inches x 18 inches.
Anyone interested can write to me at email@example.com and title it "Service Flags."
John T. Vigiano
Retired FDNY (62-98)
Posted April 3, 2004
You and your family are of course welcome to join us at The Wall for Palm Sunday Mass. April 4, 2004 @ 1pm. Thanks for all your help.
Please read and contact me if you intend to attend. All welcome.Email positive replies to me at KGeoD@optonline.net, I will forward a
head count to brother John Gilleeny. A
simple [1 will attend or 2 will attend will suffice] thanks,
ALL FDNY RETIREES
New York City FDNY 2004 Retirees Reunion
May 26 - May 28, 2004
Tropicana Hotel and Casino - Atlantic City
Cost: 3 Days/2 Nights $280 (Double) $150 (Single)
For many years, FDNY retirees enjoyed
attending reunions held at Antun's in Queens, N.Y. One of the highlights of the
gathering was to recognize those retirees celebrating the 50th Anniversary of
their appointment to the N.Y.C. Fire Department. Unfortunately, there hasn't
been a reunion since (approximately) 1998.
The United Retired Firefighters
Association (URFA) has been asked, by many retirees, to take-up this banner and
organize a reunion in the tradition of those orchestrated in the past by Frank
Cull, the true 'Master of Ceremonies'!
The URFA, which represents 24 associate
groups nationwide, has accepted this opportunity and challenge and will hold a
'2004 Reunion' at the Tropicana Casino/Hotel in Atlantic City from 5/26 -
5/28/2004. On 5/26 Various vendors will be represented (on short notice) and
will be set-up to provide relevant information for retirees along with the
availability to purchase FDNY memorabilia, etc. Refreshments will be served. On
both 5/26 and 5/27, a 'Hospitality Room' will also be provided with
refreshments. On the evening of 5/27 the 'FDNY Retiree Dinner' will be served
in the "Grand Exhibition Center'. After dinner, we will all join in to
recognize those retirees who were appointed to the FDNY from 1948 thru 1954.
The Dinner Evening will only be available to those staying at the Tropicana
Unfortunately this year, due to time
constraints, we will be limited to the availability of rooms and because we
expect a positive response, the reservations will have to be on a '1st come -
1st served' basis. The cost for the entire stay (3 days/2 nights) is $150/single
occupancy and $280/double.
If you plan to attend , please remit
your check payable to the URFA along with name (and guest), address, date of
appointment, companies where you worked, rank, phone#, e-mail address and
associate retiree group to which you currently pay dues. Mail to:
Pres. - URFA
40 Holden Blvd.
S.I., NY 10314
We owe it to ourselves to carry on this
fine tradition. You owe it to yourself to attend and recognize those brothers
who will or have celebrated the 50th anniversary (1948-54) of their appointment
to the 'Greatest Job in the World"! Contact your retiree group for further
info or e-mail the URFA at: URFA50AC@aol.com
We would like to thank both the UFA and
UFOA for their cooperation in helping to make this reunion a success.
In friendship and brotherhood,
John Gilleeny, Sec'y URFA
PS: We strongly recommend that you bring
along your scrapbooks and photos, so we can remember who you were/are !
PPS: I have received many inquiries asking if
the '2004 Reunion' is stag. The response: You are encouraged tobring your wife/husband,
girlfriend/boyfriend, family member, friend, and significant other or come
alone! I think that covers it !
Posted March 9, 2004
Breakfast on the last Friday; March 26th.
Same time, same place. (9 AM, Nautilus Diner)
SCARF meeting on Tuesday; March 30.
North Merrick Fire Dept. at 7:30 PM.
Fire Dept./Police Dept. Hockey Game;
Saturday, April 3, 2004. Nassau Coliseum.
Tickets $15 each. If anyone is interested in going
to the game,
we can arrange to have tickets available at the breakfast; or;
On March 4, 2004 Assemblymen Klein, Lentol and Stringer Held Hearings on Firehouse Closures, Chief Dunn was there. Download Chief Dunns presentation at this meeting in PDF format. Click Here
Posted March 8, 2004
Get Involved in the Stay Connected Program
* Are You Retiring or Thinking of Retiring?
* Are you interested in a new career, training, or educational opportunities?
* Are you interested in staying connected to the Fire Department?
If you answered yes to any of the above questions, call the Stay Connected program to get involved. Stay Connected is a new program being implemented by the CSU to help retirees make the transition from active duty to a fulfilling retirement. Depending on your type of retirement (disability or service) we can tailor a program to meet your needs.
To make an appointment call or e-mail us:
Greg Smith 212-570-1693 ext. 317, firstname.lastname@example.org
Kim Davis 212-570-1693 ext. 324, email@example.com
Posted March 3, 2004
Thank you for the wonderful web site with FDNY historical information. My husband's GGGUncle had a fatal fire injury on July 19, 1883 and died a few days later. This sad accident was documented on the site. I am deeply grateful for the opportunity to pass this information on to other family members.
Posted March 2, 2004
THE BROOKLYN WALL
ANNUAL PALM SUNDAY MASS
Sunday - April 4, 2004 @ 1pm
Place: The Brooklyn Wall - Keyspan Park
1904 Surf Avenue - Coney Island, N.Y.
Everyone is invited to attend. PLEASE DRESS FOR THE WEATHER AS THIS IS AN OUTDOOR EVENT.
Seating is extremely limited so please come early. Seating is on a first come, first served basis.
Rev. Msgr. John Delendick & Rabbi Joseph Potasnik
NYPD Chaplain: Rev. Msgr David Cassato
PAPD Chaplain: Rev. Christopher J. Hynes
For more information or to make a donation:
The E.F. Wall of Remembrance Foundation, 2067 58th Street
Brooklyn, N.Y. 11204 or For more info:e-mail
**** A Registered non-profit Organization ****
Posted March 1, 2004
Assemblymen Klein, Lentol and Stringer to Hold Hearings on Firehouse Closures - Thursday, March 4th, 10:30 a.m. - 250 Broadway, Room 1923
Don, how are you. Our site went live yesterday, I am writing to ask a favor. I would like for the tour's site to be on your site, we don't have any money to pay for it, all I can offer is a link to ours. I am sending our logo, perhaps you can put this next to sal's from eagle emblems; he made our patches for the riders as a donation, that was a great thing he did.
Please let me know if this is possible.
thank you for your time
Joshua Gallo E258
I am a current member of Ladder 120. I am in the process of gathering information about our company for our centennial celebration for April 2005. We are trying to put together a journal honoring our history. I came across many of your pictures online and was hoping to find any pictures from ladder 120. We would gladly pay any costs involved in mailing, copying,and gathering this information.Thanks for your time.
Will Hickey F.F.L-120 (E-mail) firstname.lastname@example.org
Here is the information I spoke to you about last week, perhaps we can
help a brother out. Below is my presentation.
REQUEST FOR PATCHES
On December 4, 2000, Firefighter Derek Kuhland, Engine8/Ladder 2, was
struck by a car while crossing Queens Blvd. This incident has left Derek a
quadriplegic, paralyzed from the chest down. Since that day Derek's life has been
spent either in a hospital or rehabilitation center, never at home.
Spending more than three years "imprisoned," as Derek puts it, he, his
family and therapists look for ways to amuse him and occupy his time. Though he
has limited use of his fingers, he has begun a "patch collection," which he is
quite proud of. With this in mind we are appealing to Firefighters to please
send one of their unit/company patches to him for his collection.
Patches may be sent to the attention of Jim Trainor or Joe Hines at:
Counseling Service Unit, NYFD
251 Lafayette Street
New York, NY 10012
Thanking you in advance for your kindness and generosity,
The NYFD Peer Counselors
here......was at your home a few times......Retired,L-119
Im trying to help a
retired brother from Eng 211 who is making a reunion for the retired brothers of
Eng 211 and Ladder 119 but he dont have a
computer,so i offered to help.I did manage to collect a few names for him but
not as many as i would have liked.But we try.If somehow you can post an
ad........for a 211-119 reunion on Weds.May 12,at 7 P.M. in
Babylon,L.I......call Joe Titone @ 1-631-226-3456 for furtaer details,it would
be greatly appreciated.Any help would be greatly appreciated........thanks