The evening of January 12th, the department gathered to celebrate the many achievements of our members. The night was full of smiles and tears as the department installed new officers and awarded multiple service awards. Including Ralph Malandrino for 50 years service and Ken Silvestri for 65 years of service.
With over 190 members and special guests that included; Jeri & Peter Kavanagh, Ellen & Dave Schroter, Mr. Hugh E. Flood (NJFH Superintendent /CFO), Mayor Richard Goldberg, Councilman Garret Sinning, Councilman Bruce Bennett, Councilman Matthews, Councilman Dominic Mele, Councilman Joe Wojtecki, Councilman John Lane, Frank B. Gunson 3rd (NJFH President), Mr. Kenny Houtsma (Amb. Corps), Chaplain Van Dyk, Reverend Ken Van Der Wall, Chief Tom Jennings of Glen Rock, Lt Dan Hook of North Haledon, AC Joe Vander Plaat of Wyckoff, AC Marc Palmieri of Fair Lawn and AC Eric Nelson of Prospect Park.
Thank you to all those that helped make the event a success, including our sponsors;
Occupational Medical Associates, Inc., Fair Lawn, Shortway’s Barn, Hawthorne, Tanis Hardward Corp., Fire & Safety Services, South Plainfield and Macaluso’s for their many years of dedication, hospitality and overwhelming generosity.
The Hawthorne Fire Department would once again like to congratulate the following members for their dedicated service;
5 Years of Service
Russ Graham, Brian Laube, Mark Lundin, Rebecca Morton, Matthew Ryan
10 Years of Service
Jason Crawford, Craig Irvolino, Aric Longo, Robert Luscombe, William Siedel
15 Years of Service
Robert Barclay, Keith Lettich, Michael Thimme
20 Years of Service
William Marra, David Sylvester
25 Years of Service
Frank Audino, Brian Warner
30 Years of Service
James Geier, Mark Smith
40 Years of Service
Russell Snyder, Joseph Speranza
45 Years of Service
50 Years of Service
65 Years of Service
Ladies Auxiliary Service Awards
5 Years of Service