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Letter from the Halesite FD Chief-Blood Drive at FD on 8/21

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P: 631.427.1910  |  1 North New York Ave. Halesite, NY 11743
www.halesitefd.org

Dear Neighbors,
Although blood is essential every day, donations tend to drop significantly during the summer months as people go on vacation. Also, donations from high schools and colleges, which account for 25% of regional blood collection, decrease when schools close for the summer.
From organ transplants to […]

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Firefighters Rescue Couple Trapped in Mud on Centerport Pond

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The Centerport Fire Department responded to reports from a resident of two people in a kayak stuck in the mud in the middle of the Mill Pond in Centerport on Tuesday evening, August 4, at 8:56 p.m. Firefighters arrived and located the couple in a kayak about 100 yards off shore by Prospect Road. Rescuers were not […]

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Centerport Volunteer Firefighter Celebrates 50 Years of Service        

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Ex-Chief James Feeley recently celebrated his 50th anniversary of dedicated service with the Centerport Fire Department. Feeley was recognized for his outstanding service at a department meeting, and a commemorative cake was served in his honor.  He has held the rank of Chief of the Department twice – first in 1984-1985, then went up through the […]

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Car Topples off Lift in Melville Gas Station Accident

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The Melville Fire Department responded to an accident at the Gulf Gas Station on Walt Whitman Road, Thursday, July 30 at around 11:10 a.m.  A car was knocked off an overhead lift in the service bay when another car parked outside the garage lunged forward after a worker was closing the car’s windows as it […]

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Dix Hills Fire Chief Receives Prestigious National Award

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Firehouse Expo and the Fire News organizations have recognized Dix Hills Fire Department Chief Robert Fling with the 2015 Outstanding Leadership Award. The prestigious national award recognizes the management and leadership skills of a Fire Chief, and the impact those skills have made within their department. The presentation took place at Firehouse Expo in the […]

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Three Injured in Jericho Turnpike Crash

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Volunteers from the Huntington Manor Fire Department and Huntington Community First Aid Squad responded to a two-car accident on West Jericho Turnpike and Oakwood Road in Huntington Station on Monday, July 20, at about 3:30 p.m.
Huntington Manor firefighters were on the scene with an engine and a heavy rescue truck, under the command of Chief […]

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Huntington Fire Chiefs Council Installs Officers

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The Town of Huntington Fire Chiefs’ Council recently installed their executive board at a ceremony held at the Northport Fire Department. Pictured from left, are Ex-Chief Gary Hontz, Eaton’s Neck Fire Department, Treasurer; Assistant Chief Chuck Brady, Huntington Manor Fire Department, Secretary; Chief Dan McConnell, Halesite Fire Department, Second Vice President; Ex-Chief John McDonough, Northport Fire Department, First […]

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Marissa Pastore Passed Away at 14 Years Old

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Marissa Pastore, Daughter of Captain Dominick Pastore and Firefighter Risa Pastore passed away at her home on July 17, 2015.
The Pastore Family received devastating news in April 2015 when they learned their 14 year-old child Marissa was diagnosed with Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia (ALL). Marissa was immediately transferred to Cohen’s Children’s Hospital for treatment but sadly […]

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Greenlawn Firefighter Treated at Huntington Hospital After Battling House Fire

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The Greenlawn Fire Department responded to a house fire on Ciro Street, Friday, July 17, 2015 at 11:47 a.m. Greenlawn Fire Chief Kurt Allen was first to arrive on the scene to a heavy smoke condition as flames broke through the roof of the two-story home.
Chief Allen geared up and entered the home to do […]

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Commack Fire Causes Evacuation at Dollar Tree & Trader Joe’s

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The Commack Fire Department responded to reports of fire at the Dollar Tree store on Larkfield Road and Jericho Turnpike, Sunday afternoon, June 14, at about 2 p.m.  Firefighters arrived on the scene to a heavy smoke condition from the roof and smoke coming out of the store’s ductwork.
The Dollar Store and adjoining businesses in the center […]

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