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The Scranton Times-Tribune
Around the Towns, June 26, 2016Abingtons The Rotary Club of the Abingtons is again preparing to light up the
Around the Towns, June 26, 2016
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted yesterday
Abingtons The Rotary Club of the Abingtons is again preparing to light up the night sky with its annual fireworks display, scheduled this year for Saturday, July 2. Festivities kick off about 5 p.m. around the Abington Heights Middle School, 1555... Read more
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The Daily Voice - Mamaroneck
Westchester Firefighters Union Dispute 'Very Much Alive,' Says Labor ExpertPORT CHESTER, N.Y. -- A dispute over last month's abrupt firing of eight career
Westchester Firefighters Union Dispute 'Very Much Alive,' Says Labor Expert
The Daily Voice - Mamaroneck / Posted 3 days ago
PORT CHESTER, N.Y. -- A dispute over last month's abrupt firing of eight career firefighters by the Village of Port Chester is "very much alive,'' a Cornell University labor law expert said on Thursday. A hearing before Judge of the New York State... Read more
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The Daily Voice - Greenburgh
Westchester Firefighters Union Dispute 'Very Much Alive,' Says Labor ExpertPORT CHESTER, N.Y. -- A dispute over last month's abrupt firing of eight career
Westchester Firefighters Union Dispute 'Very Much Alive,' Says Labor Expert
The Daily Voice - Greenburgh / Posted 3 days ago
PORT CHESTER, N.Y. -- A dispute over last month's abrupt firing of eight career firefighters by the Village of Port Chester is "very much alive,'' a Cornell University labor law expert said on Thursday. A hearing before Judge of the New York State... Read more
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The Daily Voice - White Plains
Westchester Firefighters Union Dispute 'Very Much Alive,' Says Labor ExpertPORT CHESTER, N.Y. -- A dispute over last month's abrupt firing of eight career
Westchester Firefighters Union Dispute 'Very Much Alive,' Says Labor Expert
The Daily Voice - White Plains / Posted 3 days ago
PORT CHESTER, N.Y. -- A dispute over last month's abrupt firing of eight career firefighters by the Village of Port Chester is "very much alive,'' a Cornell University labor law expert said on Thursday. A hearing before Judge of the New York State... Read more
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The Daily Voice - Harrison
Westchester Firefighters Union Dispute 'Very Much Alive,' Says Labor ExpertPORT CHESTER, N.Y. -- A dispute over last month's abrupt firing of eight career
Westchester Firefighters Union Dispute 'Very Much Alive,' Says Labor Expert
The Daily Voice - Harrison / Posted 3 days ago
PORT CHESTER, N.Y. -- A dispute over last month's abrupt firing of eight career firefighters by the Village of Port Chester is "very much alive,'' a Cornell University labor law expert said on Thursday. A hearing before Judge of the New York State... Read more
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The Daily Voice - Rye
Westchester Firefighters Union Dispute 'Very Much Alive,' Says Labor ExpertPORT CHESTER, N.Y. -- A dispute over last month's abrupt firing of eight career
Westchester Firefighters Union Dispute 'Very Much Alive,' Says Labor Expert
The Daily Voice - Rye / Posted 3 days ago
PORT CHESTER, N.Y. -- A dispute over last month's abrupt firing of eight career firefighters by the Village of Port Chester is "very much alive,'' a Cornell University labor law expert said on Thursday. A hearing before Judge of the New York State... Read more
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The Daily Voice - Port Chester
Port Chester Firefighter Union Dispute 'Very Much Alive,' Labor Expert SaysPORT CHESTER, N.Y. -- A dispute over last month's abrupt firing of eight career
Port Chester Firefighter Union Dispute 'Very Much Alive,' Labor Expert Says
The Daily Voice - Port Chester / Posted 3 days ago
PORT CHESTER, N.Y. -- A dispute over last month's abrupt firing of eight career firefighters by the Village of Port Chester is "very much alive,'' a Cornell University labor law expert said on Thursday. A hearing before Judge of the New York State... Read more
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Palm Beach Daily News
Firefighters' union, Palm Beach officials session canceledThe resumption of labor negotiations between the town and its firefighters will
Firefighters' union, Palm Beach officials session canceled
Palm Beach Daily News / Posted 4 days ago
The resumption of labor negotiations between the town and its firefighters will have to wait a while longer. The two sides were scheduled to be back at the bargaining table at 10:30 a.m. Friday, but the firefighters’ union canceled the session... Read more
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The Inter-Mountain
Steven F. VanceHe was born Jan. 31, 1959, at Harman, a son of the late Snowden L. Vance Jr. an
Steven F. Vance
The Inter-Mountain / Posted 4 days ago
He was born Jan. 31, 1959, at Harman, a son of the late Snowden L. Vance Jr. and the late Virginia L. Elza Vance. Surviving are two brothers, Douglas J. Vance and wife, Gloria, of Aurora, Colo., and Gregory R. Vance and wife, Linda, of Weston; one... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Paramedics were barred from saving Orlando shooting victims; nightclub was deemed too dangerousParamedics responding to the Orlando nightclub shooting never entered the build
Paramedics were barred from saving Orlando shooting victims; nightclub was deemed too dangerous
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 4 days ago
Paramedics responding to the Orlando nightclub shooting never entered the building throughout the three-hour standoff because it was considered too dangerous, officials said Wednesday. The attack at the Pulse nightclub left 49 dead and more than 50... Read more
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The Daily Comet
Looking for fun? Check out the Big fun calendar

Southern Mud N' Moss art exhibit

What: Explore south Louisiana landsca

Looking for fun? Check out the Big fun calendar
The Daily Comet / Posted 5 days ago

Southern Mud N' Moss art exhibit

What: Explore south Louisiana landscapes through the work of local artist Sharlene Eymard Dufrene. Admission is free.

When: through Aug. 30. from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Where: Wetlands Acadian Cultural... Read more

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The Houma Courier
Looking for fun? Check out the Big fun calendar

Southern Mud N' Moss art exhibit

What: Explore south Louisiana landsca

Looking for fun? Check out the Big fun calendar
The Houma Courier / Posted 5 days ago

Southern Mud N' Moss art exhibit

What: Explore south Louisiana landscapes through the work of local artist Sharlene Eymard Dufrene. Admission is free.

When: through Aug. 30. from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Where: Wetlands Acadian Cultural... Read more

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BC Local News
Over 150 Kelowna city staffers made more than $100,000 last yearThe yearly chance to see what the city's highest ranking employees make for a l
Over 150 Kelowna city staffers made more than $100,000 last year
BC Local News / Posted 5 days ago
The yearly chance to see what the city's highest ranking employees make for a living happened this week with the release of the 2015 Remuneration and Expenses Report. At the top of the 370-names-long list of city employees earning more than $75,000... Read more
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Kelowna Capital News
Over 150 Kelowna city staffers made more than $100,000 last yearThe yearly chance to see what the city's highest ranking employees make for a l
Over 150 Kelowna city staffers made more than $100,000 last year
Kelowna Capital News / Posted 5 days ago
The yearly chance to see what the city's highest ranking employees make for a living happened this week with the release of the 2015 Remuneration and Expenses Report. At the top of the 370-names-long list of city employees earning more than $75,000... Read more
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New Haven Independent
NHFD Rated "Class 1"Firehouses are still in need of repairs. The software system, too, still needs
NHFD Rated "Class 1"
New Haven Independent / Posted 5 days ago
Firehouses are still in need of repairs. The software system, too, still needs help. But the fire department does have some good news to report: It has received a prestigious Class 1 insurance rating from the Insurance Service Office (ISO). At a... Read more
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The News & Observer
The Day's Best Photos |Day's Best Photos | 06.21.16 | News & Observer June 21, 2016 8:19 PM 06.21.1
The Day's Best Photos |
The News & Observer / Posted 5 days ago
Day's Best Photos | 06.21.16 | News & Observer June 21, 2016 8:19 PM 06.21.16 Lucy Lugo, wife of fallen Pearland police officer Endy Ekpanya, embraces and comforts their son, Julian Ekpanya, on the floor in front of his... Read more
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Forsyth County News
Forsyth County Fire Department participates in safety trainingThe Forsyth County Fire Department spends countless hours ensuring the health a
Forsyth County Fire Department participates in safety training
Forsyth County News / Posted 6 days ago
The Forsyth County Fire Department spends countless hours ensuring the health and safety of local residents, but this week firefighters will take a look at their own. The fire department is participating in the annual International Fire/EMS Safety... Read more
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BC Local News
Kelowna reports unusual salary spike due to retro payRetroactive salary payments to firefighters created a spike in numbers in the 2
Kelowna reports unusual salary spike due to retro pay
BC Local News / Posted 10 days ago
Retroactive salary payments to firefighters created a spike in numbers in the 2015 report on Remuneration and Expenses going to Council on Monday. Retroactive salary payments cover the years 2012 through 2015. A similar spike occurred in 2013 when... Read more
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Kelowna Capital News
Kelowna reports unusual salary spike due to retro payRetroactive salary payments to firefighters created a spike in numbers in the 2
Kelowna reports unusual salary spike due to retro pay
Kelowna Capital News / Posted 10 days ago
Retroactive salary payments to firefighters created a spike in numbers in the 2015 report on Remuneration and Expenses going to Council on Monday. Retroactive salary payments cover the years 2012 through 2015. A similar spike occurred in 2013 when... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
Community Events Listings, June 16, 20169-11 a.m., ride, 11:30 a.m., party follows, 1-6 p.m., refreshments, live music.
Community Events Listings, June 16, 2016
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 11 days ago
9-11 a.m., ride, 11:30 a.m., party follows, 1-6 p.m., refreshments, live music. Tricky tray: Central Volunteer Fire Company tricky tray, July 10, 12:30 p.m., calling, 2; 574 Westcolang Road; three levels, grand prizes; $5/25 level 1... Read more
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FOX 59 Indianapolis
IFD undergoes ‘mayday’ training, learning how to escape deadly scenariosINDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – Indianapolis firefighters learned lessons Wednesday that c
IFD undergoes ‘mayday’ training, learning how to escape deadly scenarios
FOX 59 Indianapolis / Posted 12 days ago
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – Indianapolis firefighters learned lessons Wednesday that could literally save their lives while in the line of duty. It’s the call of “mayday.” No firefighter wants to hear it come over the radio. It means one of their own is in... Read more
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Eye Witness News
SA firefighters return home from Canada, wage dispute continues The firefighters were deployed to Canada to battle wildfires in Fort McMurray
SA firefighters return home from Canada, wage dispute continues
Eye Witness News / Posted 13 days ago
The firefighters were deployed to Canada to battle wildfires in Fort McMurray. FILE: A group of South African firefighters take a water break as they work to mop-up hot spots in an... Read more
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Belleville Intelligencer
Community Listings (June 13, 2016)matinees at the Pinnacle Playhouse, 256 Pinnacle Street. For more information a
Community Listings (June 13, 2016)
Belleville Intelligencer / Posted 14 days ago
matinees at the Pinnacle Playhouse, 256 Pinnacle Street. For more information and seating availability, phone the box office at 613-967-1442 or visit www.bellevilletheatreguild.ca. JUNE 14-JULY 12: Urban Poling Walking Program in the... Read more
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Boston Globe
Boston firefighters fly to Orlando to assist nightclub shooting first respondersTheir mission is to listen to and talk with the firefighters who responded and
Boston firefighters fly to Orlando to assist nightclub shooting first responders
Boston Globe / Posted 14 days ago
Their mission is to listen to and talk with the firefighters who responded and provide help and guidance if asked. Two Boston firefighters have gone to Orlando to meet with first responders there and provide counseling if needed, fire department... Read more
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Boston Globe
Boston sends 2 firefighters with peer-support training to OrlandoTwo Boston firefighters trained in peer counseling are headed to Florida to sup
Boston sends 2 firefighters with peer-support training to Orlando
Boston Globe / Posted 14 days ago
Two Boston firefighters trained in peer counseling are headed to Florida to support firefighters who responded to Sunday’s mass shooting in Orlando. The Boston Fire Department received a request from the International Association of Fire Fighters... Read more
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Local 6 Orlando
First responders deal with emotional toll of mass shootingORLANDO, Fla. - As story after story of survival and death unfold around the ma
First responders deal with emotional toll of mass shooting
Local 6 Orlando / Posted 14 days ago
ORLANDO, Fla. - As story after story of survival and death unfold around the massacre at Orlando’s Pulse Nightclub, first responders who dealt with the aftermath firsthand must come to terms with the emotional toll of what they... Read more
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First Coast News
Firefighters give the gift of life in JacksonvilleFla. -- People from all over the country, including those on the First Coast, a
Firefighters give the gift of life in Jacksonville
First Coast News / Posted 14 days ago
Fla. -- People from all over the country, including those on the First Coast, are stepping up to donate blood in wake of the Orlando Pulse shooting. This also includes firefighters. This weekend, 700 firefighters happened to be in... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Lockport auctions off ambulances despite union grievance over elimination of serviceLOCKPORT – Almost two years after the city stopped its ambulance service, Lockp
Lockport auctions off ambulances despite union grievance over elimination of service
The Buffalo News / Posted 15 days ago
LOCKPORT – Almost two years after the city stopped its ambulance service, Lockport’s two ambulances were auctioned off last week – even though a grievance over the elimination of the service has yet to be resolved. The ambulances were among a long... Read more
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New Haven Independent
Call This One "Ricci v. Black"The Chief’s Office on the third floor of the Fire Department was set up for a p
Call This One "Ricci v. Black"
New Haven Independent / Posted 19 days ago
The Chief’s Office on the third floor of the Fire Department was set up for a photo-op — the promotion of a popular firefighter, against a backdrop of flagpoles and framed photographs. Then firefighter’s union president Frank Ricci stepped forward to... Read more
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Daily Mail
Stanford rapist judge involved a pro-defense call in ANOTHER rape caseUnder-fire Stanford rapist judge allowed scantily-clad pictures of alleged gang
Stanford rapist judge involved a pro-defense call in ANOTHER rape case
Daily Mail / Posted 19 days ago
Under-fire Stanford rapist judge allowed scantily-clad pictures of alleged gang-rape victim to be shown in court five years ago Judge Aaron Persky sentenced Brock Turner to six months in jail Thursday Persky also met with controversy while... Read more
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Niagara Falls Review
Original Knight has his nightRylander if they were ever caught flat-footed in a rundown with a cop in their
Original Knight has his night
Niagara Falls Review / Posted 20 days ago
Rylander if they were ever caught flat-footed in a rundown with a cop in their misspent youth. Chances are good if the officer prepared for a law enforcement career by attending Niagara College in Welland that Rylander taught him or her... Read more
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Welland Tribune
Original Knight has his nightRylander if they were ever caught flat-footed in a rundown with a cop in their
Original Knight has his night
Welland Tribune / Posted 20 days ago
Rylander if they were ever caught flat-footed in a rundown with a cop in their misspent youth. Chances are good if the officer prepared for a law enforcement career by attending Niagara College in Welland that Rylander taught him or her... Read more
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St. Catharines Standard
Original Knight has his nightRylander if they were ever caught flat-footed in a rundown with a cop in their
Original Knight has his night
St. Catharines Standard / Posted 20 days ago
Rylander if they were ever caught flat-footed in a rundown with a cop in their misspent youth. Chances are good if the officer prepared for a law enforcement career by attending Niagara College in Welland that Rylander taught him or her... Read more
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The Oklahoman
OKC's panhandling ordinance curbs firefighters 'Fill the Boot' collectionsThe results of the Oklahoma City Fire Department's Fill the Boot MDA campaign a
OKC's panhandling ordinance curbs firefighters 'Fill the Boot' collections
The Oklahoman / Posted 21 days ago
The results of the Oklahoma City Fire Department's Fill the Boot MDA campaign are in, and the total raised is down about 40 percent from last year. Firefighters this year collected $177,300 in donations, District Chief Benny Fulkerson said. Last... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
We've left ourselves hopelessly exposed to Chinato detonate, writes Ian Verrender. Here's a tidy titbit that may come in handy
We've left ourselves hopelessly exposed to China
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 21 days ago
to detonate, writes Ian Verrender. Here's a tidy titbit that may come in handy if you ever find yourself trapped at one of those annoying trivia nights. Close your eyes and picture yourself in a dingy pub, roped in by work colleagues for a... Read more
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KTVZ Bend
Bend firefighters to 'Fill the Boot' for MDA Saturday | News - Home The International Association of Fire Fighters is the largest
Bend firefighters to 'Fill the Boot' for MDA Saturday
KTVZ Bend / Posted 24 days ago
| News - Home The International Association of Fire Fighters is the largest national sponsor of the Muscular Dystrophy Association. Since... Read more
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NBC Washington
Is Your Apartment Safe? Illegal Apartments Can Go UnnoticedThe fire that sent flames shooting through the roof of a three-story rowhouse n
Is Your Apartment Safe? Illegal Apartments Can Go Unnoticed
NBC Washington / Posted 24 days ago
The fire that sent flames shooting through the roof of a three-story rowhouse near Dupont Circle started on the first floor, investigators found. An electrical short sparked in the landlord’s living room, and the blaze raced upward in the historic... Read more
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Boston Globe
The RV industry has rebounded in a big and beautiful waya washer and dryer, one 48-inch and two 32-inch LED TVs, recessed lighting, a d
The RV industry has rebounded in a big and beautiful way
Boston Globe / Posted 24 days ago
a washer and dryer, one 48-inch and two 32-inch LED TVs, recessed lighting, a double-wide refrigerator, and a working fireplace. It’s a layout that would be the envy of many Boston condo owners. And you can drive it almost anywhere you... Read more
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The Burton View
June 2, 2016works on their substation there. The closure will last through July 5. This pro
June 2, 2016
The Burton View / Posted 25 days ago
works on their substation there. The closure will last through July 5. This project is being completed in the interest of public safety. – B.P. Burton Area Jaycees Monthly Meeting BURTON – The Burton Area Jaycees monthly meeting is held the... Read more
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The Burton View
News Briefs | June 2, 2016works on their substation there. The closure will last through July 5. This pro
News Briefs | June 2, 2016
The Burton View / Posted 25 days ago
works on their substation there. The closure will last through July 5. This project is being completed in the interest of public safety. – B.P. Burton Area Jaycees Monthly Meeting BURTON – The Burton Area Jaycees monthly meeting is held the... Read more
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WWNY - WNYF Watertown
Rep 'Surprised' To See Union's Position Unveiled By CityThe head of the union representing city of Watertown firefighters says city off
Rep 'Surprised' To See Union's Position Unveiled By City
WWNY - WNYF Watertown / Posted 26 days ago
The head of the union representing city of Watertown firefighters says city officials are misrepresenting the firefighters' current position in the ongoing contract dispute. International Association of Fire Fighters Local 191 Dan Daugherty says... Read more
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KPBS San Diego
San Diego Reaches Agreement With FirefightersAbove: A San Diego Fire Department vehicle parked in the Gaslamp Quarter, July
San Diego Reaches Agreement With Firefighters
KPBS San Diego / Posted 27 days ago
Above: A San Diego Fire Department vehicle parked in the Gaslamp Quarter, July 26, 2009. The city of San Diego reached a multi-year tentative agreement with firefighters that upholds the pension reform approved by voters under Proposition B, Mayor... Read more
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KGTV San Diego
SD firefighters reach deal on pension reformSAN DIEGO -- The city of San Diego has reached a new multi-year tentative agree
SD firefighters reach deal on pension reform
KGTV San Diego / Posted 27 days ago
SAN DIEGO -- The city of San Diego has reached a new multi-year tentative agreement with firefighters that upholds the pension reform approved by voters under Proposition B, according to city officials. Mayor Kevin Faulconer was scheduled to make... Read more
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Chatham Daily News
Paramedics worried about futureThe union representing Chatham-Kent paramedics has expressed concerns about the
Paramedics worried about future
Chatham Daily News / Posted 27 days ago
The union representing Chatham-Kent paramedics has expressed concerns about the possibility of a blended EMS (Emergency Medical Services) and fire service. Mike Stinson, a paramedic and union steward with Service Employees International Union... Read more
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Belleville Intelligencer
May 30 Community Listingslike to publicize with a Gallery page? Please submit your galleries to dave.vac
May 30 Community Listings
Belleville Intelligencer / Posted 28 days ago
like to publicize with a Gallery page? Please submit your galleries to dave.vachon@sunmedia.ca. Submit at least six photos of your art work (200 dpi) and a description of your show (time, date, admission). VOLUNTEERS NEEDED! Share your knowledge... Read more
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Philly.com
A wrong turn led to Philadelphia for new fire chiefwas 24 years ago when the then-19-year-old student at American University got l
A wrong turn led to Philadelphia for new fire chief
Philly.com / Posted 28 days ago
was 24 years ago when the then-19-year-old student at American University got lost returning to campus and passed a firehouse advertising free EMT lessons. Thiel, impressed by the emergency responders who rushed his father to the hospital... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Bethlehem firefighters union raises staffing, safety concernsA letter from the City of Bethlehem firefighters local union, issued Saturday,
Bethlehem firefighters union raises staffing, safety concerns
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 29 days ago
A letter from the City of Bethlehem firefighters local union, issued Saturday, claims that the Bethlehem City Fire Department is not adequately staffed. The letter says that situation makes calls dangerous for both the firefighters and... Read more
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ABC News
This Week in Pictures: May 21 - 27, 2016In this aerial image, smoke rises while firefighters spray foam on the Korean A
This Week in Pictures: May 21 - 27, 2016
ABC News / Posted 30 days ago
In this aerial image, smoke rises while firefighters spray foam on the Korean Air 2708 bound for Seoul at the Haneda International Airport on May 27, 2016 in Tokyo, Japan. 319 people were safely evacuated. The Asahi Shimbun via Getty... Read more
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The Post-Standard
Syracuse firefighters OK contract requiring new hires to live in city 5 yearsSYRACUSE, N.Y. --€“ New Syracuse firefighters will have to reside in the city f
Syracuse firefighters OK contract requiring new hires to live in city 5 years
The Post-Standard / Posted a month ago
SYRACUSE, N.Y. --€“ New Syracuse firefighters will have to reside in the city for the first five years of their career under the terms of a three-year union contract ratified this week by firefighters. That's a first for Syracuse firefighters, who... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
Longtime Scranton union lawyer Thomas Jennings diesalike remembered labor attorney Thomas W. Jennings on Thursday as a dogged advo
Longtime Scranton union lawyer Thomas Jennings dies
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted a month ago
alike remembered labor attorney Thomas W. Jennings on Thursday as a dogged advocate for unions and a passionate champion of the working man. “He was relentless when it came to a fight when he knew a union member or a union was being wronged,”... Read more
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