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Firefighter games, April open house aim to grow ranks of firefighters

Syracuse (WSYR-TV) - The State of New York is taking a page from Onondaga County's book, with a state-wide firefighter recruitment campaign set to begin. Last year, the Manlius Fire Department alone recruited 19 new members during their open house. "We recruited about 19 people, seven interior firefighters, which is…

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Firefighter Winter Games scheduled in Cortland

CORTLAND (AP) -- More than 200 firefighters are expected to compete in hose relays and other competitions when the sixth annual Firefighter Winter Games are held this weekend in Cortland. The Firemen's Association of the State of New York says the festivities begin Friday evening with a kick-off party at…

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Firefighter Winter Games scheduled in Cortland

CORTLAND (AP) -- More than 200 firefighters are expected to compete in hose relays and other competitions when the sixth annual Firefighter Winter Games are held this weekend in Cortland. The Firemen's Association of the State of New York says the festivities begin Friday evening with a kick-off party at…

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Firefighter Winter Games scheduled in Cortland

CORTLAND (AP) -- More than 200 firefighters are expected to compete in hose relays and other competitions when the sixth annual Firefighter Winter Games are held this weekend in Cortland. The Firemen's Association of the State of New York says the festivities begin Friday evening with a kick-off party at…

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Firefighter’s association to hold winter games this weekend in Cortland

Cortland, NY -- The sixth annual Firefighter Winter Games will be held this weekend in Cortland. More than 200 firefighters are expected to compete in a variety of events in full turnout gear, according to the Firemen’s Association of the State of New York. The weekend begins 5 p.m Friday…

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Local officials discuss issues with local firefighters over breakfast

Local elected officials spent Saturday morning at the Deerfield Fire House in Trenton for breakfast and discussed issues with local firefighters. Among the issues discussed was a fallen firefighter recognition bill and amendments to local governments who want to consolidate fire departments. One important thing organizers want to get across…

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Fire officials, elected officials talk legislation over breakfast

DEERFIELD - Local and state fire officials had a chance to share their concerns with elected officials from all levels of government Saturday at the Firemen’s Association of the State of New York’s annual legislative breakfast. Top on the list of “issues of concern” presented: requiring passengers in fire and…

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Awards Nominations Being Accepted by Firemen’s Association of the State of New York

(NEW YORK) - Each year, the Firemen’s Association of the State of New York (FASNY) presents various awards for outstanding members of the volunteer fire and emergency medical services. FASNY wants to make sure volunteer fire departments across the state consider submitting applications on behalf of their members for these…

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FASNY CONVENTION TO RETURN TO THE BEAUTIFUL ALEXANDRIA BAY IN THE 1,000 ISLANDS REGION

(NEW YORK) Close to 2,000 volunteer firefighters, EMS personnel and their families will visit Alexandria Bay this August for the 139th annual Firemen’s Association of the State of New York (FASNY) Convention. The four-day conference, which will be held from August 16th through August 19th, will feature important training education…

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Heating Alternatives

Central New Yorkers might be using alternative ways to stay warm and save money during this cold snap. But fire officials say many of those methods pose dangers. The Firemen's Association of the State of New York has been getting reports from fire departments about more people turning to space…

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