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WFLX FOX 29
Survival techniques taught to firefightersLionel Crowther is an instructor with the International Association of Firefigh
Survival techniques taught to firefighters
WFLX FOX 29 / Posted 2 hours ago
Lionel Crowther is an instructor with the International Association of Firefighters. Through a four-day "Fire Grounds Survival Program," Lionel is teaching firefighters skills that will help them in a "worst case scenario." He is familiar with... Read more
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Garden City News
GC Firefighters union continues fight against layoffs | April 29, 2016The Thursday, April 21 meeting of the Garden City Board of Trustees featured a
GC Firefighters union continues fight against layoffs | April 29, 2016
Garden City News / Posted 14 hours ago
The Thursday, April 21 meeting of the Garden City Board of Trustees featured a continuation of pleas to rescind proposed cuts for the 2016-'17 budget eliminating two paid firefighter positions, despite the budget adoption Monday, April 4.... Read more
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St. Catharines Standard
Canadawide asbestos ban urgedA national day of mourning for workers killed on the job, an occasion that woul
Canadawide asbestos ban urged
St. Catharines Standard / Posted 16 hours ago
A national day of mourning for workers killed on the job, an occasion that would never be held in the first place in a “perfect world,” isn’t expected to become history any time soon. A Welland ceremony marking a day observed in 80 countries was... Read more
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Niagara Falls Review
Canadawide asbestos ban urgedA national day of mourning for workers killed on the job, an occasion that woul
Canadawide asbestos ban urged
Niagara Falls Review / Posted 16 hours ago
A national day of mourning for workers killed on the job, an occasion that would never be held in the first place in a “perfect world,” isn’t expected to become history any time soon. A Welland ceremony marking a day observed in 80 countries was... Read more
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Welland Tribune
Canadawide asbestos ban urgedA national day of mourning for workers killed on the job, an occasion that woul
Canadawide asbestos ban urged
Welland Tribune / Posted 16 hours ago
A national day of mourning for workers killed on the job, an occasion that would never be held in the first place in a “perfect world,” isn’t expected to become history any time soon. A Welland ceremony marking a day observed in 80 countries was... Read more
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The Hamilton Journal News
Hamilton firefighter’s widow helps to organize fundraiser in...She said the support system since her husband, Hamilton firefighter Patrick Wol
Hamilton firefighter’s widow helps to organize fundraiser in...
The Hamilton Journal News / Posted 22 hours ago
She said the support system since her husband, Hamilton firefighter Patrick Wolterman, 28, was killed Dec. 28 2015, has included the wives of eight Hamilton firefighters. She called them her “rock.” One way the women have helped Wolterman through... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Orange County firefighters dress in red for contract fightOrange County firefighters are turning red as they bargain for a new contract.
Orange County firefighters dress in red for contract fight
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 2 days ago
Orange County firefighters are turning red as they bargain for a new contract. More than two dozen members of the Orange County Fire Fighters Association attended the county commission meeting Tuesday in red T-shirts. None addressed the board, but... Read more
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Okotoks Western Wheel
Taxes rise with Provincial budgetfor 2015. The tax hike is higher than council hoped for when it approved a 1.6
Taxes rise with Provincial budget
Okotoks Western Wheel / Posted 2 days ago
for 2015. The tax hike is higher than council hoped for when it approved a 1.6 per cent increase to the municipal share of property taxes on Dec. 14, but the increase could have been more. The Alberta Education requisition for residential... Read more
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Boston Globe
Walpole firefighter, 31, dies following off-duty medical emergencyWalpole firefighters are grieving a six-year veteran of the department who died
Walpole firefighter, 31, dies following off-duty medical emergency
Boston Globe / Posted 2 days ago
Walpole firefighters are grieving a six-year veteran of the department who died after an off-duty medical emergency on Monday, Walpole Fire Department Chief Timothy F. Bailey said Tuesday. Bailey said Firefighter Ryan Ferreira, 31, lived in... Read more
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Daily Press
Was Tabb High graduate humiliated by co-workers online before she killed herself?The trolls were horrid to her while she was alive. And they continued to be awf
Was Tabb High graduate humiliated by co-workers online before she killed herself?
Daily Press / Posted 3 days ago
The trolls were horrid to her while she was alive. And they continued to be awful after her death. Fairfax County firefighter Nicole Mittendorff, 31, killed herself in Virginia's Shenandoah National Park, the state medical examiner concluded. But... Read more
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Daily Herald
Mundelein firefighters get one-year contract extensionMundelein's firefighters will get 2.75-percent pay raises under a one-year cont
Mundelein firefighters get one-year contract extension
Daily Herald / Posted 3 days ago
Mundelein's firefighters will get 2.75-percent pay raises under a one-year contract extension approved Monday night, authorities said. The deal prolongs a three-year pact adopted in 2013. It applies to 16 firefighters represented by the... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Was a Virginia firefighter humiliated by co-workers online before she killed herself?Fairfax County firefighter Nicole Mittendorff in an undated family photo. Her b
Was a Virginia firefighter humiliated by co-workers online before she killed herself?
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 3 days ago
Fairfax County firefighter Nicole Mittendorff in an undated family photo. Her body was found in Shenandoah National Park last week. Photo Washington Post / Supplied The trolls were horrid to her while she was alive. And they continued to be awful... Read more
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Canberra Times
Was this firefighter humiliated by co-workers online before she killed herself?The trolls were horrid to her while she was alive. And they continued to be awf
Was this firefighter humiliated by co-workers online before she killed herself?
Canberra Times / Posted 3 days ago
The trolls were horrid to her while she was alive. And they continued to be awful after her death. Firefighter Nicole Mittendorff, 31, killed herself in Virginia's Shenandoah National Park, the state medical examiner concluded. But even after the... Read more
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Brisbane Times
Was this firefighter humiliated by co-workers online before she killed herself?The trolls were horrid to her while she was alive. And they continued to be awf
Was this firefighter humiliated by co-workers online before she killed herself?
Brisbane Times / Posted 3 days ago
The trolls were horrid to her while she was alive. And they continued to be awful after her death. Firefighter Nicole Mittendorff, 31, killed herself in Virginia's Shenandoah National Park, the state medical examiner concluded. But even after the... Read more
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WA Today
Was this firefighter humiliated by co-workers online before she killed herself?The trolls were horrid to her while she was alive. And they continued to be awf
Was this firefighter humiliated by co-workers online before she killed herself?
WA Today / Posted 3 days ago
The trolls were horrid to her while she was alive. And they continued to be awful after her death. Firefighter Nicole Mittendorff, 31, killed herself in Virginia's Shenandoah National Park, the state medical examiner concluded. But even after the... Read more
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The Age
Was this firefighter humiliated by co-workers online before she killed herself?Steven Mittendorff, husband of missing paramedic-firefighter Nicole Mittendorff
Was this firefighter humiliated by co-workers online before she killed herself?
The Age / Posted 3 days ago
Steven Mittendorff, husband of missing paramedic-firefighter Nicole Mittendorff, reads a statement at a press conference before her body was found. Photo: AP The trolls were horrid to her while she was alive. And they continued to be awful after her... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Was this firefighter humiliated by co-workers online before she killed herself?Steven Mittendorff, husband of missing paramedic-firefighter Nicole Mittendorff
Was this firefighter humiliated by co-workers online before she killed herself?
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 3 days ago
Steven Mittendorff, husband of missing paramedic-firefighter Nicole Mittendorff, reads a statement at a press conference before her body was found. Photo: AP The trolls were horrid to her while she was alive. And they continued to be awful after her... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
Five candidates are in the running to be the next executive director of the Jacksonville Police and Fire Pension Fundfrom Oklahoma to Puerto Rico have made the first cut to fill the executive dire
Five candidates are in the running to be the next executive director of the Jacksonville Police and Fire Pension Fund
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 3 days ago
from Oklahoma to Puerto Rico have made the first cut to fill the executive director position at the Jacksonville Police and Fire Pension Fund. The fund’s board of trustees on Monday went through the resumes of nine candidates that EFL Associates,... Read more
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Aljazeera
Return to Chernobyl with Ukraine's 'liquidators'Chernobyl, Ukraine - In the early morning of a balmy spring day, the main entra
Return to Chernobyl with Ukraine's 'liquidators'
Aljazeera / Posted 3 days ago
Chernobyl, Ukraine - In the early morning of a balmy spring day, the main entrance to the Chernobyl Exclusion Zone at Dytyatky is utterly barren. A grey stuccoed booth with flimsy-looking maroon roof houses several Ukrainian guards. There is nothing... Read more
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Lowell Sun
Beacon Hill Roll Callschool vacation. There were no roll calls in the House or Senate. This week, r
Beacon Hill Roll Call
Lowell Sun / Posted 4 days ago
school vacation. There were no roll calls in the House or Senate. This week, reports the percentage of times local representatives voted with their party's leadership in 2015. The votes of the 2015 membership of 33... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
The UK connection: Jihadi chain traces European terror back to 9/11Shah Massoud was killed two days before the 9/11 atrocities (Photo by Spencer P
The UK connection: Jihadi chain traces European terror back to 9/11
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 9 days ago
Shah Massoud was killed two days before the 9/11 atrocities (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images) Investigations into an international jihadist chain behind the terrorist attacks in Belgium and France are also looking into past British... Read more
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KFDA-TV Amarillo
National StoriesTarget of spy probe asks for new trial in child porn caseTarget of spy probe as
National Stories
KFDA-TV Amarillo / Posted 11 days ago
Target of spy probe asks for new trial in child porn caseTarget of spy probe asks for new trial in child porn case A Boeing manager convicted of possessing child pornography uncovered during an unrelated investigation into Chinese espionage is... Read more
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Dallas Morning News
Deadly blast that shook West didn’t define itWEST — It’s a run-of-the-mill afternoon Thursday in the shops and restaurants a
Deadly blast that shook West didn’t define it
Dallas Morning News / Posted 12 days ago
WEST — It’s a run-of-the-mill afternoon Thursday in the shops and restaurants along Main and Oak streets in the heart of this small farming community, whose famed kolaches draw Texans off Interstate 35 each day. Seth Wolske and Jackie Schoen chat... Read more
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WTKR Norfolk
Firefighters raise funds to protect their rightsPortsmouth, Va. – After a Portsmouth fire captain was suspended earlier this ye
Firefighters raise funds to protect their rights
WTKR Norfolk / Posted 12 days ago
Portsmouth, Va. – After a Portsmouth fire captain was suspended earlier this year, a group of his peers were out showing their support Saturday. They held a block party to protect their constitutional rights. It was a family filled day at Barons... Read more
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Hawaii News Now
Lacy's Digital ShortcastFriday's Digital ShortcastFriday's Digital Shortcast New today: A man accused
Lacy's Digital Shortcast
Hawaii News Now / Posted 13 days ago
Friday's Digital ShortcastFriday's Digital Shortcast New today: A man accused of fatally stabbing a Farrington High School student and seriously injuring his brother appeared in court for the first time. Also: Gas prices are moving again -- but in... Read more
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Belleville Intelligencer
Youth Centre receives $5,000 donationThe city’s Professional Firefighters Association has donated $5,000 to the Yout
Youth Centre receives $5,000 donation
Belleville Intelligencer / Posted 13 days ago
The city’s Professional Firefighters Association has donated $5,000 to the Youth Centre mini putt fundraising campaign. The money is the first official hole sponsorship for the nine-hole themed mini putt course in Trenton’s Centennial Park. Hole 1... Read more
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Brainerd Dispatch
City responds to firefighter lawsuitPamela VanderWiel, attorney with Everett & VanderWiel, was assigned lead attorn
City responds to firefighter lawsuit
Brainerd Dispatch / Posted 14 days ago
Pamela VanderWiel, attorney with Everett & VanderWiel, was assigned lead attorney for the case by the League of Minnesota Cities to represent the city in the lawsuit. The city has insurance coverage for this claim through the League of Minnesota... Read more
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Garden City News
GCFD cuts 'under fire' at WPOA meeting | April 15, 2016its five-year capital plan and programming, but talk quickly took a turn into s
GCFD cuts 'under fire' at WPOA meeting | April 15, 2016
Garden City News / Posted 14 days ago
its five-year capital plan and programming, but talk quickly took a turn into serious village matters including the threat of the LIRR Third Track and on the municipal level, the layoffs of two firemen included in the newly adopted 2016-'17 village... Read more
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Memphis Commercial Appeal
Firefighters, insurance investigators study burn patterns in G’town demonstrationFirefighters and insurance agents from across the Mid-South took part in a trai
Firefighters, insurance investigators study burn patterns in G’town demonstration
Memphis Commercial Appeal / Posted 14 days ago
Firefighters and insurance agents from across the Mid-South took part in a training at Germantown Fire Station 4, 3031 Forest Hill-Irene, that showed how differently fires in different rooms of house may burn. (Jane Roberts/The Commercial... Read more
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The Mercury News
City Council OKs four labor deals, raises of at least 7.5%More than 700 Palo Alto employees will get pay raises of at least 7.5 percent u
City Council OKs four labor deals, raises of at least 7.5%
The Mercury News / Posted 14 days ago
More than 700 Palo Alto employees will get pay raises of at least 7.5 percent under four labor deals the City Council approved Monday. Without public discussion, the council voted 7-0 to approve agreements for 580 members of the service employees... Read more
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The Daily Voice - Danbury
Danbury's Beckerle Fire Department Pulls Out The Stops For Open HouseDANBURY, Conn. — More than 55 volunteer fire departments throughout Connecticut
Danbury's Beckerle Fire Department Pulls Out The Stops For Open House
The Daily Voice - Danbury / Posted 15 days ago
DANBURY, Conn. — More than 55 volunteer fire departments throughout Connecticut celebrated the start of National Volunteer Week over the weekend, holding open houses in an effort to boost membership. The Beckerle & Co. Volunteer Fire Department in... Read more
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Philly.com
Kenney picks outsider for fire chief, gets some union pushbackAt a press conference Tuesday Mayor Kenney officially named his new fire commis
Kenney picks outsider for fire chief, gets some union pushback
Philly.com / Posted 16 days ago
At a press conference Tuesday Mayor Kenney officially named his new fire commissioner – a Virginia transplant - and his pick for chief of prisons – a local veteran of the system and the first woman to hold the post. The pick for the fire department,... Read more
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The Sault Star
City sticks with its fire realignment planThroughout the three-year fire/EMS realignment plan data will be collected to c
City sticks with its fire realignment plan
The Sault Star / Posted 17 days ago
Throughout the three-year fire/EMS realignment plan data will be collected to conduct a risk assessment, city council was told Monday. But that risk assessment, to be completed by a third party who will review the data and evaluate or confirm the... Read more
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The Times Leader
Bridgeport graduate named Columbus firefighter of the yearMark J. Foster is one of the city's two top firefighters, Columbus Fire Chief K
Bridgeport graduate named Columbus firefighter of the year
The Times Leader / Posted 19 days ago
Mark J. Foster is one of the city's two top firefighters, Columbus Fire Chief Kevin O'Connor announced today. Foster will receive the Box 15 Club's Max Haverman "Columbus Firefighter of the Year" Award during the club's annual recognition dinner... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
'I am the man in the hat,' arrested terror suspect tells Belgian interrogatorsinvestigate an area where terror suspect Mohamed Abrini was arrested in Brussel
'I am the man in the hat,' arrested terror suspect tells Belgian interrogators
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 19 days ago
investigate an area where terror suspect Mohamed Abrini was arrested in Brussels (AP) After nearly three weeks of frantic searching, Belgian authorities announced on Saturday they had finally arrested and identified the elusive "man in... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
'I am the man in the hat', suspect Mohamed Abrini tells Belgian interrogatorsAbrini was the third man present at Brussels Airport during the March 22 suicid
'I am the man in the hat', suspect Mohamed Abrini tells Belgian interrogators
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 19 days ago
Abrini was the third man present at Brussels Airport during the March 22 suicide bombings there, the Federal Prosecution Office in Belgium confirmed. Authorities have been frantically seeking the "man in the hat" ever since he was filmed... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Four more suspects charged over Brussels suicide bombingswith "participating in terrorist acts" linked to the deadly suicide bombings in
Four more suspects charged over Brussels suicide bombings
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 19 days ago
with "participating in terrorist acts" linked to the deadly suicide bombings in Brussels. Belgium's Federal Prosecution Office said Mohamed Abrini, Osama K, Herve BM and Bilal EM were all charged with participating in "terrorist murders" and the... Read more
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BC Local News
Chilliwack firefighters share skills in ColombiaThe brotherhood of firefighting extended from Chilliwack to San Gil, Colombia l
Chilliwack firefighters share skills in Colombia
BC Local News / Posted 20 days ago
The brotherhood of firefighting extended from Chilliwack to San Gil, Colombia last month. Four of Chilliwack’s firefighters took part in a two-week working vacation to the South American country, to share their skills and knowledge with firefighters... Read more
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The Chilliwack Progress
Chilliwack firefighters share skills in ColumbiaThe brotherhood of firefighting extended from Chilliwack to San Gil, Columbia l
Chilliwack firefighters share skills in Columbia
The Chilliwack Progress / Posted 20 days ago
The brotherhood of firefighting extended from Chilliwack to San Gil, Columbia last month. Four of Chilliwack’s firefighters took part in a two-week working vacation to the South American country, to share their skills and knowledge with firefighters... Read more
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Lake Tahoe News
Snippets about Lake Tahoe· The International Association of Firefighters Association Local No. 2139, Nor
Snippets about Lake Tahoe
Lake Tahoe News / Posted 21 days ago
· The International Association of Firefighters Association Local No. 2139, North Lake Tahoe Fire Protection District, along with Truckee Meadows Fire Protection District’s Local No. 3895 donated $5,000 to the Northern Nevada Children’s Cancer... Read more
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Daily Liberal
Police seize weapons and drugs in operation across several townsfrom our readers on the topic. Now we want to know what you think. VISIT THIS
Police seize weapons and drugs in operation across several towns
Daily Liberal / Posted 21 days ago
from our readers on the topic. Now we want to know what you think. VISIT THIS PAGE to leave your comments and have a read of what others think. Central Tablelands: Cloudy. Patchy fog early this morning. Slight (30%) chance of a shower. Light... Read more
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Western Advocate
Police seize weapons and drugs in operation across several townsfrom our readers on the topic. Now we want to know what you think. VISIT THIS
Police seize weapons and drugs in operation across several towns
Western Advocate / Posted 21 days ago
from our readers on the topic. Now we want to know what you think. VISIT THIS PAGE to leave your comments and have a read of what others think. Central Tablelands: Cloudy. Patchy fog early this morning. Slight (30%) chance of a shower. Light... Read more
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The Sault Star
SSMPFA analysis says response comprimisedA report commissioned by the Sault Ste. Marie Firefighters Association on the d
SSMPFA analysis says response comprimised
The Sault Star / Posted 21 days ago
A report commissioned by the Sault Ste. Marie Firefighters Association on the department's emergency services response capabilities provides dismal conclusions on the city's fire realignment plan. The 62-page report completed by the International... Read more
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St. Catharines Standard
Getting a Jumpstart on helping childrenMother Nature’s belated April Fool’s joke. All the snow is covering is the unde
Getting a Jumpstart on helping children
St. Catharines Standard / Posted 22 days ago
Mother Nature’s belated April Fool’s joke. All the snow is covering is the undeniable fact this is opening week of the Major League Baseball season. For Tom Paolone, chairman of the Welland Canadian Tire’s Jumpstart committee, that can only mean one... Read more
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Niagara Falls Review
Getting a Jumpstart on helping childrenMother Nature’s belated April Fool’s joke. All the snow is covering is the unde
Getting a Jumpstart on helping children
Niagara Falls Review / Posted 22 days ago
Mother Nature’s belated April Fool’s joke. All the snow is covering is the undeniable fact this is opening week of the Major League Baseball season. For Tom Paolone, chairman of the Welland Canadian Tire’s Jumpstart committee, that can only mean one... Read more
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Welland Tribune
Getting a Jumpstart on helping childrenMother Nature’s belated April Fool’s joke. All the snow is covering is the unde
Getting a Jumpstart on helping children
Welland Tribune / Posted 22 days ago
Mother Nature’s belated April Fool’s joke. All the snow is covering is the undeniable fact this is opening week of the Major League Baseball season. For Tom Paolone, chairman of the Welland Canadian Tire’s Jumpstart committee, that can only mean one... Read more
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The Daily Voice - Stamford
Stamford Volunteer Firefighters Recuiting At Open House For Volunteer WeekSTAMFORD, Conn. -- The Stamford Volunteer Firefighters Association is one of th
Stamford Volunteer Firefighters Recuiting At Open House For Volunteer Week
The Daily Voice - Stamford / Posted 24 days ago
STAMFORD, Conn. -- The Stamford Volunteer Firefighters Association is one of the more than 55 volunteer fire departments throughout the state that will celebrate the start of National Volunteer Week (April 10-16) by holding open houses. Stamford's... Read more
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examiner.com
Markey attacks legislative toe-drag on TBB, toxic chemicals at IAFF Legcon 2016WASHINGTON, D.C. – Massachusetts Sen. Edward Markey spoke on Monday at the Inte
Markey attacks legislative toe-drag on TBB, toxic chemicals at IAFF Legcon 2016
examiner.com / Posted 24 days ago
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Massachusetts Sen. Edward Markey spoke on Monday at the International Association of Firefighters 2016 Legislative Convention held at the Hyatt Regency Capitol Hill. “Over these forty years that I have been in congress, one of my... Read more
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The Herald News
Fall River CDA to apply for $5M federal loan for fire equipment FALL RIVER — The Community Development Agency is poised to apply for a nearly
Fall River CDA to apply for $5M federal loan for fire equipment
The Herald News / Posted 24 days ago
FALL RIVER — The Community Development Agency is poised to apply for a nearly $5 million federal loan to purchase fire equipment, including six new fire trucks, and update the... Read more
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Connecticut Post
Seeking recruits, local fire departments celebrate 'Volunteer Firefighter Day'On Saturday, April 9, 2016, more than 65 volunteer fire departments throughout
Seeking recruits, local fire departments celebrate 'Volunteer Firefighter Day'
Connecticut Post / Posted 24 days ago
On Saturday, April 9, 2016, more than 65 volunteer fire departments throughout the state will celebrate the start of National Volunteer Week (April 10-16) by holding open houses at close to 90 locations from 10:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m. Local fire... Read more
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